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The Hotel Jacaranda

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at this lovely, almost 100 year old hotel. The lobby area is really a period piece and was beautifully decorated for Christmas. Some of the rooms have been recently renovated and we were told are wonderful but we did not see them. We stayed in a 3rd floor mini suite that although not yet renovated,...

Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I want to tell you to steer clear of this hotel, because I love the fact that it's not crowded or hurried. I will say that if you are accustomed to the resorts and modern hotels of today you will not be happy here. HOWEVER, if you're like us, and you absolutely adore old world charm and luxury, lots of...

Thank Wendell T
David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you stay again soon. I will work on getting the Marmalade.

Livermore, Colorado
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Go for the old world charm and beauty. Each room is different and really old. Place is a training ground for hospitality students. I especially like the restaurant, real Southern Style food. They have a large balcony for parting after hours.

Thank M Richard M
David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review.

Ithaca, NY
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The Olde Time lobby told us we were in the right place. The sink in the bedroom (not the bathroom) certified this was a real hotel room from a bygone era. We do not have anything negative to say, and we enjoyed every minute of our stay.

Thank TreeTopCrow
David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hope to have you stay with us again soon.

Avon Park, Florida
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here today with my card playing girlfriends. I had their soup & salad bar. A very nice variety on their salad bar and the chicken noodle soup was flavorful. We always enjoy dining in this historic hotel run by the culinary students at the state college. Lovely table settings and ambience too!

Thank Jan G
David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hope to have you dine with us again soon.

Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I met a new neighbor last week. Today we decided to go for brunch. This hotel is elegant and classy with a live pianist. Their restaurant is large, and today was The Grand Buffet for a very reasonable price. So many items to choose from including a salad bar, soup bar, main entrée bar where ham was featured plus a...

Thank nanceb1439
David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hope to have you dine with us again soon.

Newport, Rhode Island
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I visited the area with my two grown sons, and so decided for a suite at the Jacaranda. We had a bedroom with two double beds for them, a parlor with a fold-out sofa for me, and a bathroom with shower and toilet in between. Each sleeping room had a large sink, and a closet with about three hangers. The...

Thank Archibald M
David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are always happy to hear from our guests and in the process of renovating rooms as time and funding is available.

Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Four women on a girls weekend. Why not find someplace a little different than the Hampton or Holiday Inn? We ended up with two singles and one suite at the Jacaranda Hotel in Avon Park.The suite was made up of two single rooms with toilet and shower in between. Obviously once a shared bathroom, it was funky but super clean....

Thank moxiecat
David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. So glad you all enjoyed your stay. 18 East is the restaurant across the street and it is Great. I hope to have you stay with us again soon.

Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2016

stayed at the hotel for 4 nights in a king size bed master suite, and could not fault anything. The room was perfect and recently renovated. Staff were friendly and called guests by your first name, very polite. Dinner buffett in the evening was excellent and really good value, we did eat one evening in the restaurant across the street,...

Thank janmitchellpps
David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We cant wait to have you stay with us again.

Reviewed 29 February 2016

Wanted a little nostalgia for a Valentine's Weekend, this certainly had it. The downtown area was so quiet, the hotel too. We asked for a king suite which consisted of a sitting room with tv and then a large bedroom with king bed. The bath was in-between the two rooms. I can't say enough about the furnishings and detail. All...

Thank Zonicle
David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to have you stay with again soon.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in a quiet corner of Florida's Heartland, The Hotel Jacaranda is the picture of Southern repose. Built in the 1920s and listed on the National Historic Register, Avon Park's "gracious lady" boasts high ceilings and quiet hallways. In years gone by, the Jacaranda played hostess to the likes of Babe Ruth and Clark Gable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel Jacaranda

Address: 19 E Main St, Avon Park, FL 33825-3942
Region: United States > Florida > Avon Park
Price Range: ₹ 5,037 - ₹ 5,037 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
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“Ask for a renovated room”
 of 5 bubbles CynthiaF621, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Wi-fi is spotty in the rooms; but why the hell do you want wi-fi when you're in the midst of the early twentieth century??”
 of 5 bubbles 995wendellt, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Single rooms are small; the suite we had was quite roomy. The old-style elevator must be operated by a staff person.”
 of 5 bubbles archibaldm2015, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I think wi fi was only available in the lobby at the moment. Try and reserve one of the newer rooms”
 of 5 bubbles janmitchellpps, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the front of the hotel overlook Main Street, some rooms even open out onto a veranda. We were told King rooms were on the back.”
 of 5 bubbles Zonicle, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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