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GreenLeaders Gold level
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Tom and Ila Rae were welcoming as soon as we arrived. They are a small B&B with two rooms, each with a private bath. This B&B is the original style where home owners would rent a room to travelers. The breakfasts were fantastic with a time of your choice. We chose their
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My wife & I spent 4 nights in this very clean & beautifully maintained home, conveniently located for getting to attractions around Jacksonville (highway access just a few minutes away) as well as close to some of the more trendy neighborhoods around town (5 Points,
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What a lovely Arts & Crafts Praire-style house which added to the charm of this B&B... but it was the hosts, Tom and Ila Rae, who made our stay so enjoyable! My husband and I stayed two nights last week and felt very welcomed by them. We especially enjoyed the breakfasts! Part
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We came into Jacksonville to visit my daughter and see my new Grandson. Typically I have stayed in hotels when visiting but decided to give this B&B a try. The Jenks House far surpassed my expectations! Tom and Ila Rae were wonderful hosts and made us feel right at home. The
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My husband and I moved to Florida this past week and needed a comfortable, safe, quiet place to stay on our long journey. The Jenks House proved all of those things and more. Tom and Ila Rae, the owners, were lovely and extremely accommodating. The rooms were clean, fresh and
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Live Oak Room Ensuite Bathroom
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Live Oak Room
I agree with the previous comment--the Jenks House is excellent and they even make their own fresh orange juice each morning from their orange trees. Ila Rae and Tom Merten are also very friendly and are incredibly knowledgeable about their neighborhood and the entire city of Jacksonville.
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"Mission Room is larger with a larger ensuite bathroom"
"There are two rooms. The description and pictures on the website are accurate."
"We stayed in the Live Oak Room which I would recommend, although we peeked at the other one and it looked very good also."
"There are only two rooms which I think are about the same."
"The rooms have wireless, but if you want a TV, you'll have to ask Tom to bring you one."
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