The draw for us was the fact that it is right on the river and is a completely renovated old building. It was at one time the French Consulate (hence the name) and we are of French extraction. When we arrived, we were informed that a guest damaged the shower in the suite we rented so we were upgraded to The Consulate Suite. It was gorgeous. Two bedrooms and two bathrooms, really big, fully equipped kitchen, more than we really needed. But there was a very large balcony with a view of the shrimp boats on the river. It was very clean. The only drawback is - no elevator but we were helped with our luggage. Downstairs is Grady's Market, an upscale, lovely little store with a men's shop and a women's shop. There is no food available but there are several restaurants in the area should you not want to cook. (We didn't). Our host left a sweet little welcome basket of coffee, tea, cookies, etc. It was truly a luxury for us to have a full living room where we could watch TV at night and wifi throughout. Lighting could be a little better. This is our go to place whenever we visit Apalachicola again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 4 beautiful suites located on the Apalachicola River. Each suite offers full kitchen, laundry room, flat screen TV's, Blu-Ray player, personal wifi, and balconies with great views. Many restaurants are within walking distance of the Consulate. During your stay we do not offer daily housekeeping but if you find you need something or have any maintenance concerns you may contact us bye phone or the Grady Market is open from 10:00 to 5:30; someone there can contact the appropriate person to take care of your request or concerns. We look forward to having you as our guest. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Consulate Hotel Apalachicola