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2804 Post Street, Jacksonville, FL 32205-7414
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The Jenks House
Ranked #2 of 9 Jacksonville B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My husband and I had a very pleasant stay at this B&B several months ago. So much so, that enroute home I enthusiastically wrote a glowing review via iPhone. Alas, technology. As I submitted it, something went wrong and the entire thing disappeared(!) Regretfully, it's taken me awhile to get back to this, but I want to be sure to... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This house is typical of the Prairie Style of the 20's/30's. It is immaculately maintained by the owners, Tom and Ila Rae. Upon arrival, I was met by Ila Rae who offered several suggestions of things to do/restaurants in the area. Although I am a long time resident of the area, I was unfamiliar with Riverside/Five Points so this was... More 

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Naples, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

This gem is just like a walk back in time. A beautiful home with clean and quaint rooms. The owners are wonderful people! The food is outstanding and the coffee is brewed fresh each and every day. I would highly recommend this B&B for anyone who is looking for accommodations in the Jacksonville area.

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Topeka, KS
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

One of the best things about this B&B is the location. It was just minutes drive away from downtown where I needed to go. Other than that, I was quite disappointed. The street it's on is a thoroughfare being very busy and loud. Late at night, cars raced loudly on nearby streets. The bathroom was okay but really needed updating... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

I've never had more pleasant accomodations at any B&B or hotel in my years of traveling. IIa Rae and Tom are knowledgeable with Florida history, water conservation, gardening and more. The Jenks House itself is beautiful preserved and the room was perfect. The breakfast both mornings contained fruit from their personal garden (which is a must see!) and not a... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We loved this Bed and Breakfast. We have family very close by and it was wonderful to walk to their home. Tom and Ila Rae were most gracious and extremely delightful. They invited our children to breakfast on our last day there, which was a very thoughtful gesture. The inn is comfortable and full of charm. Both are willing and... More 

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Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
47 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We booked to stay at The Jenks House quite late, but we weren't disappointed. We were made to feel very welcome. Would recommend staying here to anyone, great breakfast where the hosts joined us, which was a nice touch. Close to local amenites for dinner in the evening. Nice and comfy bed.

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Silver Spring, MD
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Seriously, when have you ever slept on ironed sheets? Who would have known it makes such a difference? The Jenks House is a lovely property: immaculately clean, tastefully decorated, spacious. Tom and Ila Rae are sweet and helpful, clearly committed to ensuring you are comfortable and enjoy your stay. The rates were reasonable, and the accommodations quite comfortable. Breakfast, while... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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132 reviews 132 reviews
36 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We had a nice one night stand and enjoyed talking with Tom and having breakfast with him and Ila Rae in the morning. There are only two rooms and both have window air conditioning. If you like heavy coffee ask Tom to make it extra strong.

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New Smyrna
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We had a very nice stay at the Jenks House.Very nice people and interesting conversations. When we travel are very demanding about the beds, and sheets and the house was absolutely neat, The breakfast was pure delight with real oranges that Tom took the time to press.Thanks you and hope to see soon again, Anne and Richard

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thejenkshouse, Owner at The Jenks House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, Anne and Richard. We certainly enjoyed visiting with you. More 

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Address: 2804 Post Street, Jacksonville, FL 32205-7414
Location: United States > Florida > Jacksonville
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Number of rooms: 2

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