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Brunswick, United States
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Innkeepers, Kim and Soren, made this B&B a wonderful experience from the moment we walked through the door. Taking time to give recommendations for dining, shopping and sightseeing was helpful. They have taken great care in maintaining the beauty of this historical home. Our room was impeccably clean and with very comfortable beds. Having stayed in many B&B's over the...

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Caracas, Venezuela
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Caribbean friendliness and Swedish cleanliness....Kim and Sören do a great job at their B&B in Mt Dora and are good hosts. The location may not be the best, in the sense that some homes nearby were not as well maintained as they could be, but the B&B was truly very nice. Breakfast was great and well served. Thank you Kim...

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Davie, Florida
Reviewed 31 March 2016

From the wonderful warm welcome to the fond farewell, our stay at Farnsworth House was truly special. Kim and Soren are very attentive hosts and checked on us to ensure we were comfortable and well taken care of. It was the first B&B visit for my children and they quickly settled in and it felt like we were staying with...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent! Quaint, cozy and very clean. Owners Kim and Soren are very friendly and hospitable. Breakfast was fresh and delicious. We will definitely plan to stay there again. We enjoyed a fabulous dinner at the Windsor Rose, and spent a great deal of time walking around the town in and out of the many shops.

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Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Been wanting to visit this lovely place for a while and I was not disappointed. Our suite was beautifully finished and decorated with many antique items and made you feel to stay much longer. It was a lovely environment to come 'home' to, and the owner Kim made it all the more so. Our breakfast was in a traditional dining...

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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

What an absolutely beautiful place Farnsworth House is to stay, this B&B is professionally run by caring owners offering welcoming service. Free Wifi, free bottled water, snacks in the room and delicious home cooked breakfast and a truly lovely historical setting. While the house retains all its charm with beautiful wooden floors, periodic decor and arts and pieces from local...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 25 March 2016

The room was very clean, comfortable and the hosts were delightful. Nice location, not too close to the downtown so it was very quiet. Very accommodating for a late arrival which was very much appreciated. The shower head needed to be replaced in our bathroom. The fresh fruit and yogurt were nice for breakfast but the hot dish was quite...

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Palm Coast, Florida
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Was looking forward to a restful night in Mt Dora. We stayed in the Golf Room. The bed is very hard.Tossed and turned ALL night. The lights shine in your room bright at night. The restaurant recommend Gianna's Italian Restaurant is over price and portions are small. Very disappointed in dinner. Have been to B and B's all over the...

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FarnsworthHouseBB, Owner at Farnsworth House, responded to this review

We are so sorry that you were disappointed with your stay. We live on the property and are available to service your needs and would have tried to make you more comfortable. We provide a varied breakfast selection sheet one day prior which includes a hot dish (which changes daily) that is served directly from the stove to the table...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

A cosy house full of traditional charm and character. We felt immediately at home because of the genuine and personal touches that the owners have bestowed on the place and how they looked after us. The breakfast was a real treat each morning. The location of the house made it a nice stroll into the centre of Mount Dora, with...

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Reviewed 14 January 2016

We returned to Farnsworth House after a few months (we visited in 03/2015), we stayed for 2 nights. Everything about our experience here was perfect. Our suite was comfortable and nicely decorated. Breakfast was so good, fresh fruit always included. The Innkeepers Kim and Soren always go the extra mile- they are the best! They advised of different tours in...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You'll enjoy splendid nights and delicious mornings in this historic Mount Dora landmark. We're conveniently located a few blocks walking distance to downtown Mount Dora, just slightly off the beaten path. Stroll our tree-shaded grounds and enjoy starry evenings on one of our screened porches or gazebo. Choose from comfortable air-conditioned rooms in the 1887 Farnsworth House and the adjacent Carriage House — all with private bathrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Farnsworth House

Address: 1029 E 5th Ave, Mount Dora, FL 32757-5006
Region: United States > Florida > Central Florida > Lake County > Mount Dora
Price Range: ₹ 8,881 - ₹ 14,262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Farnsworth House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“We were on the 2nd floor which had a lovely screened porch that is shared with one other room. The rooms in the main house are so spacious.”
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