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Soldotna, AK
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Very lovely place to stay! The rooms are simple but nice and clean. Our only complaint (although to no one's blame) was the noise. The rooms have little to no insulation ; resulting in the ability to hear your neighbors conversation and if you're not on the top floor you can hear EVERY single footstep. However, as I said, there's...

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Crystal River, Florida
Reviewed 10 May 2015

My wife and I needed an overnight stay en-route to a meeting in the panhandle. We chose to stop in Apalachicola and stay at the Gibson Inn. Excellent choice. The old hotel is very well preserved and the room was very comfortable. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. The bartender had very good suggestions for places to eat dinner...

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1Thank Luther W
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed there with friends for their anniversary. Old but quaint! Rooms were small but comfortable. Right on the highway so sitting out on the porch wasn't as enjoyable as if we were on the river or in a courtyard. The only real negative thing was the breakfast. I wasn't expecting a sit down breakfast...but more than a stale cake...

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1Thank Linda W
Sanford, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We truly enjoyed our stay at the Gibson Inn. Kimberly was so welcoming we felt like we were staying with family. She was eager to provide recommendations on places to go and things to do as well as tell us all about this wonderful little town. She is a gem! The bartender Mark was also very friendly and and took...

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3Thank JKRomine
Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We recently had a family wedding in Apalachicola and many of the guests stayed at the Gibson Inn. The Gibson is quaint, comfortable and has loads of "old Florida" character. Staff were very friendly and personable. They went out of their way to make sure we had a very good experience. Rooms were comfortable though the air conditioners can be...

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2Thank JohnGuyD
Edgewater, Florida
Reviewed 5 May 2015

The staff made us feel like we were guest in their home. They went above and beyond in every way. You could tell that they love what they do. They were the warmest and most knowledgeable people we have encountered in our travels. We look forward to a return visit.

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1Thank Cathie V
Minneapolis
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Checked in to my room at this historic hotel and was greeted with a constant vibrating sound from inside. It was annoying enough to force me to change rooms. Space was a bit cramped but a good night's sleep was had. My credit card statement showed that I was charged for two nights instead of one. I had to call...

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2Thank tmeltz
Rochdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We stayed here almost by accident. We stopped to shelter from a thunder storm. As we walk into the hotel bar, we were impressed with the "old world" charm of the place. We stayed in very nice room on the second floor. It was clean and well equipped and we enjoyed a good night's sleep in the king size bed....

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2Thank monfranjohn
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We walked in and got a very nice room. I wish we hadn't given it up to be closer to the beach at St. George Island, because we had a nightmare stay at the St. George Inn after this great place. The ambiance here is nice, the clientele upscale. Not much breakfast, and it's cold, but it's good enough. The...

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2Thank JodieRome
Reviewed 8 April 2015

The most enjoyable 2 nights of an annual "girls'" trip - I will and have already recommended the Gibson Inn to several friends for a stay. The continental breakfast was enough to get us started in the morning. Happy Hour on the veranda was a pleasant way to end our day.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gibson Inn is a fine example of Florida "Cracker" Architecture. This was the style of wood frame structure used widely in the 19th and early 20th century in Florida. These homes and businesses are characterized by metal roofs, raised floors, high ceilings, center hallways, and large wrap around porches. A widows walk and cupola crown the tin roof, all a reflection of the area's steamboat past. Built in 1907 of native heart pine and black cypress, the inn soon became known as a first class luxury hotel and was the only one between Pensacola and Jacksonville heated entirely by steam. Now listed on the National Historic Register of Historic Places. Many of the 30 guest rooms are uniquely appointed with authentic antique furnishings, cable TV, telephone, and wireless internet. Each guest room has its own full private bath. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gibson Inn

Address: 51 Avenue C, Apalachicola, FL 32320-2306
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Apalachicola
Price Range: ₹ 9,869 - ₹ 10,654 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gibson Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Our room was quiet even though it faced a somewhat busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles ElaineA358, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Gibson Inn is a wonder Historical place to stay.”
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“Second floor rooms have outside pouch access.”
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“no elevator”
 of 5 bubbles edwardsW9565UM, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are no elevators so if you struggle with stairs ask for a low floor.”
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