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The Laurel Oak Inn

221 SE Seventh Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
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The Laurel Oak Inn
Ranked #1 of 4 Gainesville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Central Florida, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Stayed in the Lilac room this trip with a nice balcony. Peggy and Monta are delightful hosts. The accommodations were welcoming and the breakfast delicious and plentiful. Location was convenient as I was in town on business with the University. Will definitely return the next time I am in Gainesville.

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Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This inn is modern, but with old-world touches. It has been beautifully restored by the owners, who make every effort to make you feel at home, from the happy hour each day to the delicious home-made cookies, to the really delicious breakfast. We had a lovely room with our own, very private porch. Everything is spotlessly clean, the sheets are... More

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Minnesota
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

A family medical emergency caused my daughter & I to find ourselves in Gainesville with only the Shands hospital as a base. We found The Laurel Oak Inn here on TA, & were fortunate enough to find a vacancy in a lovely room - Lily. I can't describe how kind Manta was, from getting our room ready early so we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

We were hoping to stay at this beautiful B&B, stopping on our way from Miami to New Orleans. We showed up without a reservation and unfortunately it was fully booked. In fact, the whole town was booked due to the graduation party of local university. But Monta and Peggy were so kind that they invited us in, offered us wine... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Our weekend away at the Laurel Oak Inn was absolutly PERFECT! The Inn is simply beautiful and the innkeepers, Monta and Peggy are just wonderful. They were very helpful when we were looking for things to do, and made great suggestions for our evening meals. The property is very beautiful and they have done a great job respecting the age... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Monta and Peggy rescued us from modern America gave us a taste of old South hospitality. Laurel Oak Inn is a beautiful inn, with all the modern amenities and all the luxuries of the past. Gainesville is in a beautiful part of Florida but all you will remember is your stay in this fine inn.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I stayed in Laurel Oak Inn for two nights and it really was like an oasis for me. The house is an old Victorian style house beutifuly restored with all the modern comforts. The beds were amazingly comfortable and my room was equipped with a fireplace and a bathtub with massage which makes it all very cozy. But what I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

If you need a place to stay in Gainsville, this is it. And even if you don´t really need a place to stay, treat your self to wonderful stay at the Laurel Oak Inn. The property is beautful, spotlessly clean and from the beginning of your stay you will enjoy the most advanced hospitality I have come around. Monta and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Our stay at the Laurel Oak Inn was nothing short of amazing. The Inn has that romantic, historic feel that I always look for in a bed and breakfast but has all of the modern amenities that one could ask for. Breakfast was delicious and different each day and there were always refreshments on hand for whenever they were wanted.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

We went to Gainesville on the spur of the moment. We choose the Laurel Oak after most of the decent hotels in the area were booked or overpriced, due to UF's spring football game. It was our good luck! The Inn is within walking distance to downtown, beautiful, & reasonably priced. The breakfast both mornings started with fresh fruit and... More

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Address: 221 SE Seventh Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
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Location: United States > Florida > Gainesville
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Superior lodging in an uncluttered, meticulously maintained eco-friendly environment.Uncompromised service blended with warmth and attention to detail. Located blocks from the core of Gainesville's vibrant downtown and nestled in a quiet, residential (and historic!) neighborhood one mile from the eastern edge of the University of Florida campus.Rates range from $125 to $199 per evening. ... more   less 
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