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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Island Hotel is essentially an over-the-top B&B and restaurant in a laid back little fishing village, Cedar Key, on the west coast of Florida. The rooms are nice with a full sized breakfast included. The restaurant is spacious, well appointed, with a great menu. The bar is a gathering place for visitors and locals alike and you'll run into...

1Thank George J
Florida Panhandle, Florida
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights, wonderful ambiance, great service and delicious food in the restaurant. We so enjoyed our stay here, they definitely take customer service seriously. Clean, beautifully appointed rooms, great bar and restaurant and a lovely second floor wrap around deck perfect for enjoying the outdoors. Definitely would recommend a stay here and hope to be able to come...

Thank DenPow
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Cedar Key is a hike from the Interstate, maybe an hour’s drive through scrub forest and Old Florida towns. But upon entering the once-prominent old town and smelling the salty air, you sense a change. Time to down-shift. And for a traveler like me who is into kayaking, history and seafood, you couldn't ask for more. The Island Hotel (1859)...

Thank cdub333
DeLand, Florida
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Some things never change and this is one. Built in 1859 as the first general store, it was used during the Civil War as a hospital, then a hotel in 1915, A second story porch was added and THAT's where you want to spend a leisurely few hours in the swing. The hotel is a grand old lady with thick...

Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 November 2016

While this lovely hotel is not on the waterfront harbour drive, it is steps away and many levels above its competition in service and comfort. The dining room is spacious, food selection has broad appeal, preparation is superb and the wait staff knowledgeable and accommodating.The separate bar is luscious and a grand meeting place. Hard to turn down escargot and...

Thank robert j
Lutz, Florida
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a beautiful, quiet and historic hotel. Very nice. I think it is a family business and we are greeted as if we are old friends. The rooms are spacious and the walk around porch is really special.

Thank bethcahill
Sun City Center, Florida
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I stay there every year for business. The family owned and operated hotel is the best! Quaint, quiet, great food in restaurant, and the nicest people you would ever want to meet. An employee, Angel, is the sweetest kindest, most awesome! Treats you like family, and does everything she can to make you feel at home. I will continue to...

Thank Susan F
Port Orange, Florida
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Visited Cedar Key for a quiet birthday celebration with the family. Could not have been better. This Inn is located on the business street that is not busy at all. The Inn is in a historic building and takes you back to a visit of older times. The air conditioned B&B was great Left our doors open during the day...

1Thank 702larrye
Painted Post, New York
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Enjoyed our overnight stay in this one of a kind historical hotel. The antique furnishings added a special charm, and the atmosphere was unique. Employees were very friendly. We enjoyed the friendliness of the locals in the bar, and had a delicious meal in the restaurant. Especially enjoyed relaxing in the swing on the upstairs porch.

2Thank PhylD0806
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had a great room with an exit to the second floor porch. We found that this is not necessary because the hall exits to, the porch. We found the personnel very friendly and helpful. The restaurant is very elegant, but serves a hearty complementary breakfast.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Island Hotel & Restaurant

Address: 373 2nd Street, P.O. Box 460, Cedar Key, FL 32625
Region: United States > Florida > Cedar Key
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
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Island Cedar Key
Is Hotel Cedar Key
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“Room 33 has a door to the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles cdub333, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“View on line but they're all delightfully historic”
 of 5 bubbles 914maggih, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Every room is different in furnishings. Most are quiet in the evenings.”
 of 5 bubbles 135susanf, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only B&B with twin beds for kids or people needing twin beds”
 of 5 bubbles 702larrye, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All 10 rooms have their own unique design and furnishings, any would be good unless you want the bath in the room don't reserve 27 or 28.”
 of 5 bubbles N9353MVjoek, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
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