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The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn

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309 SE Seventh St., Gainesville, FL 32601
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The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a winner in the inn's "I Deserve a Night Away" contest, my husband and I had the pleasure of staying at the inn on April 26. We were given the best room in the house, The Magnolia Room. Joe and Cindy could not have been more gracious hosts. They welcomed us the same as if we were paying guests,... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Joe and Cindy were great host for this beautiful historical Inn. Our room was the best in the house " The Magnolia Room". Would highly recommend staying here while visiting Gainsville area, we had a great time.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magnolia plantation is a wonderful Bed and Breakfast Inn located in Gainesville, Florida within walking distance of downtown restaurants and the UF campus. The house is historic, but the rooms are updated with all the best amenities. The grounds are lushly shaded and the rocking chairs on the cottage porches quietly call to you to sit back, relax, and enjoy... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We occasionally visit our daughter at UF and have decided not to choose the chain hotels anymore. We haven't found one we particularly like and simply like the personal touch a B&B offers for our visits now. Clean and comfortable and the breakfast is a plus, for sure! Very charming atmosphere.

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Tempe, Arizona
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17 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Magnolia Plantation for 3 nights for our daughter's graduation from University of Florida. The setting is absolutely gorgeous! There are trees, walkways, fountains galore. It's simply beautiful. We were in The Secret Garden, which is a two bedroom cottage. We chose to stay in the room with the twin beds, as the other room contained a... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not just an inn but a little compound, with a main house and surrounding cottages. Lots of trees, brick walkways and fountains. Many places to sit outside, and our breakfast was alfresco and delightful. Our group of four found our cottage quite comfortable and well appointed. Antique beds with comfy mattresses. The folks here do a wonderful job with... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to stay at Magnolia Plantation B&B because of a recommendation of one of our book club members.Seven members of our club were on our trip and the folks at Magnoli were so helpful andaccomadating. They made our stay a highlight of our road trip.Beautiful accommodations and we'll appointed cottages made for a very comfortable stay.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We had not been to Magnolia for around 10 years so didn't really know what to expect on this visit. But the huge, gorgeous live oak trees were still there! We stayed in Beth's Courtyard, which served us very well. It is cute, with a whimsical kitchen area, an extremely comfortable bed and giant glass-enclosed shower. The two things it... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I give it 5 stars even though the property is a work in progress. We stayed at Mrs. Huey's cottage. A delightful two bedroom unit separate from the other cottages and main house with front and rear porches. The front porch was recently re-boarded and there was some paint peeling here and there but no bother. We walked to the... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My husband and I travelled to Gainesville to join our daughter, who attends the University of Florida, for Easter. We stayed in the charming, secluded Key Lime Cottage which gave us plenty of room to entertain our daughters friends (all of whom are architectural students). They were wowed by the main house - and thought the gardens were wonderful. We... More 

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