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The Laurel Oak Inn

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221 SE Seventh Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
The Laurel Oak Inn
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Washington, DC
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My wife and I have been frequent guests at the Laurel Oak Inn for about 10 years. We are B&B people, but no matter where we go or how beautiful the accommodations, we are always comparing it to the Laurel Oak. Monta and Petty's place is our favorite inn ANYWHERE.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We stayed a night in the Library and were more than comfortable. Despite being on the first floor, we never heard anyone else in the house. The linens and robes were very nice, and every detail was well appointed. Rising early for breakfast, we were greeted by Monta, a friendly host with exceptional cooking skills. As our journey north was... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Monta & Peggy are gracious innkeepers! The breakfast was delicious, the conversation even better. Clean, comfortable room on the first floor. The ride to downtown was greatly appreciated! (It would have been a beautiful walk, but the rain compelled us to take Peggy up on her offer.)

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Macon, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

While exploring the Gulf Coast for potential retirement places, I decided to stay at B&B's rather than chain hotels along I75. Laurel Oak Inn was a fantastic choice! The extremely comfortable bed and luxurious linens in the Lilac room were probably the best I ever experienced (and I've traveled a lot!). Waking up under centuries-old live oak trees with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

As always, our stay at the Laurel Oak Inn was exceptional. Peggy and Monta really do everything to make your stay relaxing, enjoyable, and memorable. You can count on them for advice on the best things to do in town, for personal attentive hospitality, and for a genuine "hello" when you walk in the door (and even a glass of... More 

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