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Inn at Folkston
Ranked #1 of 1 Folkston B&B and Inns
Ocala, Florida
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96 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Great B&B!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2012

Being railroad fans we chose to stay here because of the proximity to the 'Folkston Funnel' railroad viewing facility. The hospitality was excellent as well as the breakfast which, if you manage to eat it all, will keep you going for the rest of the day! The current owner is obviously a rail fan too because the house has a railroad theme throughout. If you don't happen to be a railroad fan, then I would recommend earplugs, as you will hear the train whistles all through the night! The only other slight negative for us was that there is not much else to do in the town of Folkston, and if you like a drink at the end of the day, be aware that Charlton is a dry county!

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Columbia, Maryland
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76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2011

We found the Inn at Folkston from TripAdvisor.com, while looking for places to stay while visiting the Okefenokee NWA. We decided to stay at this Inn due to its high ratings. We found the high ratings were very well-deserved.

The Inn is a beautiful bungalow house with four guest rooms and beautiful and yet homey decor. Each room is differently themed; ours had a railroad theme with trains-related memorabilia in the room. The grounds are also beautifully kept and the front porch has rocking chairs for guest use in warmer temperatures.

Folkston has a large train depot, many tracks converge in this town. Consequently many trains, both passenger (i.e., Amtrak) and freight) traverse the town throughout the day and night. They can be heard from the Inn, although the tracks are about a quarter mile away.

The bed was just perfect and comfortable - not too firm and not too soft.

The breakfast was exquisite. It consisted of a bowl of fresh fruit - cantaloupe, blueberries, and strawberries, followed by a plate of fresh asparagus omelette, grits, toast, and bacon with Danish on the side. Juice and tea were for beverages, coffee is also available. It was all very delicious and Janis, the owner and host, offered more so one would not go hungry. Of course

All in all, a great stay and we would definitely return should our path take us this way.

Note: Folkston is a nice small quiet town; there are limited options for dining out so plan accordingly. We did find Michael's Deli for dinner and that was fine.

Room Tip: Any room is good. Room vary by size and size and type of bed. There are just 4 guest rooms.
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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Essex
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93 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2011

We stumbled upon this bed and breakfast on the internet while looking for somewhere to stay near Okefenokee swamp and I am so glad we did. It was a lovely house with comfortable rooms and welcome hospitality.

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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Amherst, Ohio
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32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2011

The b&b was great - we would stay here again. Our hostess was wonderful and so was the breakfast. We would have enjoyed spending more time in the area.

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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northern Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2010

We've never stayed at a bed and breakfast before because they are so costly, but just
this once we splurged. It was 140 for 2 beds, but they were oh so comfy, with down comforters, and 3 pillows. The next mornings breakfast was homemade fresh. We had
fried potatoes (Am Fries) with onions in them, eggs, homemade bread, and jelly, finished off with plain yogurt topped with strawberries and granola. We never had the three served together like that, but it was yummy. If your in the area watching trains you
must stay for just one night to experience it.
The chamber of commerce lady showed me this place via a golf cart. Everyone is very friendly in Folkston. Its a small town with big hospitality.

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Inn at Folkston

Property: Inn at Folkston
Address: 3576 Main St, Folkston, GA 31537-7536
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Region: United States > Georgia > Folkston
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Folkston
Price range (per night): ₹ 10,683 - ₹ 13,614
Hotel Class:3 star — Inn at Folkston 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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