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The Jenks House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Before a recent trip to Florida, I was challenged when trying to find accommodations for one night in Jacksonville. Not because there were few hotel rooms available but because I wanted a place that was charming, comfortable and a little bit different than the average hotel room. We booked a room at The Jenks House Bed and Breakfast and enjoyed... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

I really enjoyed my time at The Jenks House. I stayed there for 4 nights in mid-February on the first leg of a longer trip through northern Florida. The house is beautiful, my room was quite nice, and there was a lovely sunroom for reading. The house is about 3 miles from downtown Jacksonville and about 1 mile from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

The home is very charming! The details that Tom and Ila Rae maintained of the original features of the home were beautiful. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. Speaking of Tom and Ila Rae, they are a delight! Such quirky, kind hosts. And their attention to detail is impeccable. We asked for breakfast including fruit and veggies, and boy, did... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Our evening at the Jenks House was one of our vacation highlights. Tom and Ila Rae are so warm and friendly. They joined us for breakfast and we learned a lot about the history of the area and the home that they have lovingly restored. Breakfast was tasty and included orange juice fresh squeezed from the garden and coffee made... More 

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Middleburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Beautiful home, wonderful food and great company! This bed and breakfast is in a beautiful neighborhood and within walking distance of many fun things to do. If your traveling through Jacksonville and want to sample some of our best craft beer and visit some unique pubs and night time hangouts than look no further! Kick back, wander around and have... More 

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Thank 12hunter7
South Carolina, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We are currently staying here and this is a place that really makes you feel like your home away from home. Had freshly squeezed orange juice and fresh oranges from the back yard, home roasted coffee from Tom and amazing chocolate chip waffles. The room is HUGE and such unique antiques all throughout the house. Location is perfect for walking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Our hopes were quickly realized as we were warmly greeted, shown to our lovely looking and spotless room with a very comfortable bed. Breakfast at a beautifully set table was original and tasty. We would go to Jenks House again.

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Kearny, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The best part about this place is a spacious room with all kinds of old-fashioned decor where you can relax, read a book, play one of the many board games, or "go modern" and connect to the internet. This was my favorite part of the house. I also liked our bedroom and the private bathroom. The location is central, about... More 

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Blackshear, Georgia
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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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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about The Jenks House

Address: 2804 Post St, Jacksonville, FL 32205-7414
Location: United States > Florida > Jacksonville
Price Range: $95 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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