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Sugar Hill, Georgia
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just spent the night at Gibson Inn. The staff was very friendly and went out of the way to make sure we were happy and comfortable. The place was beautiful and well maintained. Sandy was especially helpful and interested that our stay was everything we needed and wanted it to be. I would definitely stay again.

Thank susanmalvarado
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

For my husbands birthday i treated him to a murder mystery weekend... it was alot of fun but the highlight of our stay was meeting Salem the cat and Kimberly at reception who was so hospitable! It is an older hotel so i loved the benefit of picking my room which was a top floor.

Thank Jessie-Cate S
Indian Springs, Alabama
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150 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights at this beautiful quaint hotel and really enjoyed our time there; a very peaceful and quiet location. The hotel structure itself is quite old with a lot of period furnishings remaining that enhance the overall charm of the hotel. The porches and balconies are beautiful to sit and relax on, with coffee or beverage, as well... More 

Thank joe s
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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103 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a lot of excitement Apalachicola is not the place for you. With that said we spent two nights at the Gibson Inn looking for a nice quiet relaxing weekend and were not disappointed. The room was comfortable but the relaxing was done in the rocking chairs on the second floor balcony. The continental breakfast was... More 

Thank Jdhopson
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I was reluctant to stay here after reading several not so nice reviews but decided to give it a chance. I am sooo glad I did!! We found the hotel to be very nice, the front desk person was very nice and helpful. We stayed on the 3rd floor and there is no elevator but that was to be expected... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The Gibson Inn was a nice place to stay. The building is old so there are minor things that make this a 4 out of 5. The rooms and bathrooms were clean for sure. We stayed in a suite the first night on the 1st floor and that was really nice and the 2nd night we spent in a normal... More 

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Charleston, United States
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The "bed" was hard as a rock. The bathroom was smaller than found in most RV'S. The day we checked in, the attendant was less the hospitable. The "breakfast" was a bagel and cream cheese. The entire trip definitely wasn't worse the expense you didn't have the historical appeal as advertised. We will not make the trip again for such... More 

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Gibson_Inn1, General Manager at Gibson Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry that your stay at the Gibson Inn was not up to your expectations. We work long and hard to insure that each and every one of our guests is happy. I would have liked to have had the opportunity to speak with you about your concerns. As we are not a B&B, but a hotel, we offer... More 

Foley, Alabama
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had a great time-attended a Murder Mystery Weekend and it was all we had hoped it would be. We rented 2 rooms. One room was quite large with a Queen bed and a daybed and the other was a Queen bed only but we brought in a rollaway. The décor was terrific and so different from my usual places.... More 

Thank Lucy L
Baraboo, Wisconsin, United States
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We drove through Apalachicola thinking we would stay at the Best Western due to Trip Advisor ratings. This was our first time visiting and when you enter the town from the east the Gibson Inn is the first hotel you see. We love old inns so after driving through town we turned around and went back to see if there... More 

Thank Susan J
New Port Richey, Florida
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54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Everything about my stay here met or exceeded my expectations! The staff is friendly and helpful. This is a beautiful old Florida style Inn. The on property restaurant and bar are both excellent. The lobby, bar and restaurant are all very nicely decorated and have beautiful hardwood floors! I read some reviews of this Inn that were critical of a... More 

Thank jeep2011k

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $192 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gibson Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Rooms on the side away from the street are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles susanmalvarado, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It might just be me but the toilet seemed very low and required extra effort to stand up.”
 of 5 bubbles Jdhopson, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Third floor rooms are more quiet as you have no rooms above you however lower rooms have balconies so it depends on your preference”
 of 5 bubbles McDonaldsfarm, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not near an ice machine”
 of 5 bubbles 843alanv, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid Room #204”
 of 5 bubbles Francine14, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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