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Stetson Mansion

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Stetson Mansion Tour

We really enjoyed the tour. The presentation was well done, and it was definitely worth the visit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nonelisted1
Undiscovered Treasure

My folks have been snowbirds in this area for almost 20 years and none of us knew of this beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Vicki E
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Bryan, Ohio
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Stetson Mansion is a spectacular Victorian mansion built for famed hat maker and philanthropist John B Stetson in 1886. Situated right between Orlando and Daytona in DeLand makes it convenient for all visiting the central Florida area. This is...more
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1031 Camphor Ln, DeLand, FL 32720-5003
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed the tour. The presentation was well done, and it was definitely worth the visit. There appears that a lot of work has been put into this restoration. The tour guide, JoAnn, was delightful and knowledgeable. Afterwards, we enjoyed lunch in the historic...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My folks have been snowbirds in this area for almost 20 years and none of us knew of this beautiful treasure that was in their backyard! I did a google search for things to do in the area and this was one of the highlighted...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello there Vicki , I am so happy that you and your family discovered this amazing landmark and came on one of your tours! Cindy is a wonderful guide because she loves sharing the mansion with guests and she always leads tours from the heart....More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Today we enjoyed a tour with Jo Ann as our guide. The tour is a great value for the money. The Stetson Mansion has been restored with magnificent results, it's a visual treat to see the exquisite original architectural features. In addition, the owners have...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your visit to the Stetson Mansion, we all appreciate the opportunity to share our home with you. The Stetson Mansion is unusual in the sense that a family actually lives there and although it is a real home we open...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The wood work in the Mansion is incredible. Jo Ann was awesome. A nice family trip if it's raining outside.

Date of experience: March 2019
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for touring the mansion and for being so thoughtful to post a review, The woodwork and incredible floors still wow me even after all these years. We are so appreciative for the 5 STAR reviews!

Reviewed 5 days ago

...to the winter home of hat maker, John B. Stetson. We were warmly welcomed and enjoyed a delightfully entertaining, as well as very informative, tour. A prior visit for their annual holiday tour had prompted me to return to see the mansion during daylight hours...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Jacqueline, thank you so much for returning to discover in its natural state of splendor. Many of our guests who return after a Christmas tour comment that it looks and feels like a different home. Please send my thanks to your friends as well...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have lived in DeLand for 45 years and for some reason I have never been to the Stetson Mansion. I will now go every Christmas. Every room has a different theme. We were lucky enough that one of the owners, Michael, who does all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello there my friend and thank for making your way over to the Stetson Mansion for our Christmas Spectacular. Michael was smiling from ear to ear when I read your review out loud because he does none of the decorating and isn't even allowed in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The former home of hat giant John B. Stetson is a spectacular gem in a quiet area of central Florida. Nestled in an unlikely spot, across from a hair salon (where thou shall NOT park) and just up the block from a Church (where thou...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Marcia was our guide and she was friendly, engaging and informative. Of course,the house and grounds are beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed check in on the porch. Thank you so much!!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful tour guide. Very beautiful mansion. Well maintained. Very surprised that you can tour all areas of the home that the owners still live in. Only suggestion would be to add an elevator for HQ individuals.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Clark3232
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our last day in Florida, we stopped in Deland and decided to tour the Stetson Mansion, and I was so delighted with the experience. As a travel agent, I tend to be a little discriminating about tours that I do. But this was such...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Dld0209
January 24, 2019|
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Response from WorldTourSnoopy | Reviewed this property |
The last Christmas tour was Jan 15, I believe the tours begin again once the owner takes down all the Christmas decor, sometime in mid-February.
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A8807SOpaulp
December 7, 2018|
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Response from wrbmlb | Reviewed this property |
This is a very beautiful old home and there is no wheel chair accessibility.
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F5365SCvanessas
November 1, 2018|
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Response from Joan S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but if you write to the Stetson Mansion, attention of Michael, he will answer any questions.
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