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Open Gates B&B

301 Franklin Street, Historic Vernon Square, Darien, GA 31305
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Open Gates B&B
Ranked #2 of 3 Darien B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winter Garden, Florida, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are so glad we picked Open Gates for my wife's birthday weekend. Zach and Carrie were excellent hosts and made our stay so easy and comfortable that we will definitely be back soon. To top it all off Zach made us his award winning breakfast, the sweet stuffed crepe cigars, on our last day there. You can find the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful B and B.I can't say enough good things about our stay.The young couple that own and run this BandB work very hard to make you feel comfortable and relaxed.We arrived by boat and were more than happy to meet us at public docks and help us with our gear.Zach and Carrie made us a wonderful breakfast,chatted with us like... More

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Englewood, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zack is a charming host. He ensures that you have everything you need for a comfortable stay. His culinary talents are showcased at breakfast. Skillfully prepared gourmet dishes graced the table and pleased our palates. The bed was stellar and the linens luxurious. The surrounding area was charming as well. Open Gates is well worth a visit!

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Dublin, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Our family of eight stayed at Open Gates during the first week of March and could not have been more pleased with the experience. We arrived late, yet were warmly welcomed by the owners and made to feel right at home. The atmosphere of this historic home was delightful and created a really unique experience for our children. It was... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We spent two nights at Open Gates, one night in the Blue Room and the other in the Island Room, both were very clean and comfortable. Zach prepared top-notch breakfasts and was a pleasant and informative host. Though still a little on the cool side, we enjoyed the front porch and the inviting porch swing. Want to return when we... More

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Arlington, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We just completed a three-night stay and it was wonderful. This was our second stay. We stayed in the River Room during our first visit last August; this visit, it was the Magnolia Room. Our charming and hospitable hosts, Carrie and Zach, just took over ownership last year and their hard work and attention are obvious all over the property.... More

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I brought 35 of my tour clients to Open Gates as were returning to Florida from Savannah a few days ago. Chef Zach created a unique and delicious low country boil for the entire group, and his wife Carrie & their sons (and their friends!) delivered an A+ service experience which made our visit something very special. What a most... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
35 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

New ownership has brought new energy into this amazing B&B on the square in beautiful downtown Darien! What a gorgeous setting on the grassy square surrounded by several old historic churches and period residences.This lovely old inn is within easy walking distance to the restaurants in town and offers a night's stay for those travelling up or down I95 that... More

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Duluth, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Such a beautiful place and our hosts were just delightful from the moment we got there to the very end. Any needs we had were taken care of immediately. Breakfast was delicious and the bed I slept in was absolutely amazing! I mean seriously, AMAZING! I didn't want to get out of it! Highly recommend staying here!

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Plantation, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We book the whole house for a family reunion and had the best time. The house is 150 years old but was decorated very nicely. The place was exceptionally clean. The hosts Zack and Carrie were the best. They catered to our every need with fresh cookies at 3PM and wine. We will definitely book this place again.

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Address: 301 Franklin Street, Historic Vernon Square, Darien, GA 31305
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Location: United States > Georgia > Georgia Coast > Darien
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Darien
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Open Gates Bed and Breakfast, built in 1876 by a wealthy timber baron, is uniquely situated for nature-lovers, history buffs, birders, boaters, and outdoor enthusiasts wanting to experience one of the richest natural ecosystems in the world. We are a family run, nature-based business located in the small coastal village of Darien, Georgia. Located on historic Vernon Square, just one block from the shrimp boats on the Darien waterfront, Open Gates is surrounded by giant live oak and magnolia trees providing a private, relaxed atmosphere for your vacation getaway retreat, business trip or special event ... more   less 

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