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The Laurel Oak Inn

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221 SE Seventh Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
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Inverness, Illinois
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197 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As written by every other review, you simply can not go wrong by choosing to stay at The Laurel Oak Inn. You are first welcomed by the smell of something wonderful baking. Then Monte and Peggy wrap you in their cocoon of comfort, care and endless kindness. The house is spit shine spotless. Period pieces not overdone to be stuffy.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Laurel Oak Inn has redefined our expectations of a B&B. Monta and Peggy make you feel like family the moment you walk in, and make you feel as though you are the ONLY guest in their home. Amazing balance of attention to detail while creating a relaxed ambiance.We will definitely be back, and will recommed to everyone we know!... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful historic mansion converted to bed and breakfast. Fabulous rooms with period decorations. Ironed sheets (first ever for me), bubble jet tubs, Aveda products, turn down service, fireplace in room, gorgeous property. And this is my first night here. What a lovely setting, close to lots of dining in historic Gainesville. I am hooked on B&B's now. Forget the hotels.

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chapel hill
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reserved a room for my mother for a long weekend and was very pleased with the room! Monta and Peggy were phenomenal hosts, and went above and beyond to make my mother comfortable. Next time I'll have to get a room for myself!

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Florida
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34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently had a short, but very sweet, stay at the Laurel Oak Inn. Although we’ve had the pleasure of visiting many lovely B&Bs through the years, this one was a step above. As beautiful as the home itself is, the owners (Monta and Peggy) are what made it so special. On the night of our stay,... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

we just spent two nights at this fantastic B&B with friends...Peggy and Monta were amazing hosts (and chefs!) The house was beautiful and well kept and in a great location (walking distance from restaurants/bars). The rooms were all unique, spacious and clean. We will def be staying there again on our next trip to Gainesville.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My second stay at this elegant Band B was just as memorable as the first. After being welcomed by Monta with wine and cheese, we enjoyed just relaxing at the impeccably restored old house. Our room was just perfect being appointed with interesting antiques. Peggy arrived and we could see that both proprietors really enjoyed conversing with the guests. They... More 

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I stayed at the Laurel Oak Inn on a business trip, after seeing that the only business hotel in town is a Hampton Inn. No thanks. The Laurel Oak Inn was far better. The personal touch of the owners really made my two-night stay enjoyable, even though I was working much of the time. Monta drove me to my appointment,... More 

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Ormond Beach, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My husband & I stayed at The Laurel Oak Inn for 2 nights in May. Monta & Peggy couldn't have been more gracious, the B&B just beautiful, the attention to detail in the rooms made the stay very comfortable, & the yummy breakfasts in the morning fueled our day! They provided great recommendations for lunches & dinners as well as... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Monta and Peggy run a beautifully remodeled Victorian with 5 guest suites that are true to the original time period of the home with timeless antiques yet modern amenities. Multiple course breakfast served including fruit, juice, coffee, main course and break/muffin, etc; often times even using items from their own organic garden. Beds are extremely comfortable and at least our... More 

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