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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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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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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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
2 reviews
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We have stayed at the Herlong many times over the years. We found it soon after we married and came up here every chance we had. We have come back almost every anniversary and we just celebrated our 22nd here at Herlong. We have spent more than a few late nights eating take-out in the kitchen. Yes, the Herlong has... More 

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

How lovely to hear that the Herlong is your Special Place to come back to again and again. We're so pleased you found everything clean, comfortable and nicely appointed- and that the Swing Beds are still the Best Ever. Happy Anniversary and we look forward to your return- we thank you for taking the time to let us know how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

To start off this weekend took a lot of time, planning and decorating and everything turned out perfect. I took a trip with a few friends one sunday and happened to come across this beautiful mansion. We were interested in the inn right away and wanted to see more! Valentine's day was coming up and I didn't know what I... More 

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

You have touched my heart with your kind words. I can't begin to tell you what a delight it was to meet you and your friends. I know your Valentine stay was so important to you and I couldn't be happier that it all went Perfectly. Please come back any time you wish- even if it's just to take more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Herlong for 2 nights. We wanted some extra privacy so we selected the Pump House out back of the mansion. We loved it! Very quiet and relaxing! We were able to have full use of the mansion as well and enjoyed the living room and 2nd floor balcony. Breakfast was great! The upside... More 

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

We are so pleased to hear that you Loved your Quiet, Relaxing get away in The Pump House. Ruby (our chef) is always delighted to know when guests enjoy her Breakfast Fruit Cakes. I'm glad you were able to explore The Mansion and found your perfect spot to unwind on the upstairs Veranda. Thank you for your review and we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My husband and I were treated by a friend to a one night stay in the Herlong Mansion, we occupied the main suite which opened on to the verandah. We arrived around 4pm and was greeted by a receptionist who told us the property was unmanned after 5pm. The owners lived elsewhere. This is a large house that has three... More 

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

How lovely of your friend to treat you to a night at The Herlong Mansion Inn. I am sorry that you were not made aware that we are an Inn/hotel and not your typical BandB where someone actually lives on site (although we all live within a few blocks and are available at all times). Most guests who get the... More 

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