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Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn

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402 N.E. Cholokka Blvd., Gainesville, Micanopy, FL 32667
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$20 off room rate
Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Herlong Mansion in MIcanopy has been a destination spot for years because of the history and southern charm. There is not a lot in "downtown" Micanopy but several antique and collectible shops, an ice cream and sandwich café which roll up at 5pm, and a few small art galleries, yet people come to stroll this main street under the... More 

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KiKiManhattan, Owner at Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased you found the Herlong Beautiful and that you enjoyed our unobtrusiveness so you could enjoy your Lazy Hideaway in peace. All the Ceiling Fixtures are Original to the 1910 structure and a few of the bathrooms have old fashioned fixtures as well. We do have orchids in the front rooms which are blooming at this time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at The Herlong Mansion and thoroughtly enjoyed our stay. The innkeepers are friendly and helpful, the hearty breakfasts are delicious and our rooms were clean and spacious and the bathroom well stocked. We especially enjoyed the second floor balcony with its' rocking chairs and porch swings and the afternoon fresh baked cookies served with sherry or... More 

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KiKiManhattan, Owner at Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

What a terrific review- I am So Pleased you enjoyed all that the Herlong had to offer and that your evening at Antonio's Restaurant was also a success. I hope you Hurry back to visit us again. More 

Holly Hill
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful stay at the mansion. It was very interesting to be able to visit each of the rooms that were not occupied. It is very beautiful - inside and out. Very friendly staff. Had a very warm welcome. The little touches of wine & cookies and the wonderful breakfast were great. Are definitely planning another visit. Very quiet... More 

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KiKiManhattan, Owner at Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

I'm so pleased to hear you had a Wonderful stay and that you found the Mansion Beautiful. I'm happy you enjoyed the wine and cookies while exploring in the evening and that you also enjoyed Breakfast. I hope you return soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently got married at the Herlong Mansion and it was everything we were hoping for! Miss Carolyn(the owner) took so much of her time to help me in any way she could! Everything turned out flawless! We plan on staying there for our year anniversary. There were so many beautiful areas on the property to take... More 

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KiKiManhattan, Owner at Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

What a Beautiful Wedding and Reception. I so enjoyed helping you make your Dream Day come true- those Dream Catchers you all made really worked ! Thank you for sharing some of them with me and for posting you stunning photographs. I hope you return for your Anniversary Celebration, if not sooner. More 

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Our interest is historic mansion tours, and we have seen many. Herlong rates as one of the best we have ever seen, and for a nominal fee, the owner will tell you the history of the place and will let you walk through it, including touring any vacant rooms. The highlight for us was the interior design of the rooms,... More 

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KiKiManhattan, Owner at Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

What an honor it was to have met you and learn of your interest in Historic Homes. I'm so pleased to hear that you were impressed by the Interior Design and Amazing Spaces of the Herlong Mansion. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and I hope you come to stay with us one day. More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My husband and I had a fabulous night at the Herlong Mansion. The mansion and grounds are gorgeous. Our stay was just way too short to enjoy all this little town has to offer. We plan on returning soon and will definitely stay at the Herlong!

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KiKiManhattan, Owner at Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review- we hope you do come again soon. More 

Sarasota, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Wonderfully relaxing! Staying in this town was like taking a step back in time and certainly getting off the "hamster wheel" of life. The Inn was lovely, quiet, clean, comfortable and welcoming. The breakfast was filling, the wine and cookies in late afternoon were wonderful and the coffee was delicious, too. We enjoyed the second floor porch after dark and... More 

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KiKiManhattan, Owner at Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know that you had a Wonderful, Relaxing Stay and I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed the Wine, Cookies , Breakfast and Coffee. We hope you come again to hear the Frogs Singing in the night. More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is a beautiful house with a lot of history in a quaint, interesting little town- the trees all dripping with spanish moss creates an-other-worly feeling. Definitely one of the high points of staying is the very courteous, accomodating nature of the woman owner. The breakfast was a little disappointing- pretty standard scrambled eggs, nothing special.

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KiKiManhattan, Owner at Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely compliment- I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed staying at The Herlong and visiting Micanopy. I am disappointed that our breakfast didn't appeal to you, perhaps on your return visit our chef will prepare something more to your liking. It was a pleasure having you and thank you again for your kind words. More 

2390 Untalulti Dr., Monticello, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Herlong Mansion is a stately bed and breakfast in a quaint community. The mansion, the town, and the surrounding area are steeped in history. My stay was to connect with family and revisit Micanopy, Cross Creek, and the outlying area. If you love antiques you won't be disappointed. Micanopy, the Antique Emporium, and Smiley's are all nearby and full of... More 

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KiKiManhattan, Owner at Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your terrific review- Coming from a Fellow Inn Owner I know your standards are high and I'm glad we achieved that. I'm pleased you felt Welcomed and Safe and that you loved our Breakfasts. I hope you come back for another Relaxing Stay. More 

Palm City, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

After a great recommendation, we spent two nights at this beautiful mansion. We were made to feel welcome right away as we received a tour and checked in. The rooms were beautifully decorated, and very comfortable. The location is lovely, nestled on a beautifully-treed lot, and within walking distance of quaint cafes and fabulous antique shops. The breakfasts were fabulous,... More 

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KiKiManhattan, Owner at Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

How kind of you to take the time to write such a lovely review and I'm so pleased you enjoyed all that the Herlong had to offer. I will let Ruby and Jim know that you loved her Fabulous Breakfasts and his attentive service. I agree with you that the size of prepackaged Hotel soap is rather small but we... More 

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