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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 29 July 2015

A charming remnant of old florida with a grace and class about it enhanced by an attentive staff. . We are repeat visitors and plan to return. Nice walking community with shops and eateries. There is a friendly, but bossy cat that is really in charge.

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beaufort, sc
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I just got back from spending four days at the Gibson. What a wonderful time! I can hardly wait to go back next summer. The Inn is in excellent shape with a more-than friendly atmosphere. Everything was just charming. You'll enjoy Salem, the inn's cat.....What a sweetie! I just did not want to leave!

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Madison, Florida
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We had a company meeting for a group of 24 at the Gibson Inn. Everyone at the Inn was very helpful and nice. It was a great experience! We stayed at the Inn and used their meeting room and had the Gomerly Restaurant cater lunch which was great! We also at dinner there which was even better. We highly recommend...

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Reviewed 18 July 2015

Spent two nights, very historic inn, great friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms, great wrap around porch, great bar and restaurant on premises, within walking distance of stores, parks and other attractions..

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Redington Shores, Florida
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This was our second visit to the Gibson Inn. We were greeted warmly by Cynthia who assigned us to a corner room on the second floor, a fairly spacious room. This is a typical old historic Inn so we expected to see somewhat dated furnishings, but this only adds to the charm. I enjoyed the verandah with all the rocking...

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Marco Island, Florida
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Built in 1906, a beautifully restored, 2 story Victorian hotel! Completely surrounded by upper and lower porches filled with chairs,rockers and swings. The people, and the property exude old southern charm and hospitality. Reasonably priced and centrally located.Great place for a little R&R. Worth going out of your way for

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Gurley, Alabama
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Another enjoyable stay in the Gibson Inn! Everyone at the Inn is so friendly and will go the extra mile to make sure your stay is the best ever. Thanks again Gibson and all the folks who make sure everything is done right!!

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Crestview, Florida
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Tired after a long day of travel we were thrilled to find this unique hotel. Beautifully restored to its 1907 splendor, this hotel offered a variety of housing opportunities. Unsure of what type of room we would like, Kimberly offered to show us several of the rooms to help us make the decision. We chose the king suite and which...

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West Kingston, Rhode Island
Reviewed 11 June 2015

If you enjoy staying in old inns, the Gibson Inn is a good stop. It is both clean and friendly. My disappointment was in the lounge in the evening. Guests should not be subjected to F-bombs in this type of setting. We stayed for three nights. After dinner we went to the lounge and on each night there was someone...

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Good location and staff very friendly and helpful. But the upkeep is poor (at least in room 315) and the room needs repairs and some investment. The fixtures are of lowish quality, not just old, and I'd suggest a few things could be changed to bring the nice 'old world ambience' up to the standards of a modern hotel.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: $196 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gibson Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“There are no elevators so if you struggle with stairs ask for a low floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Chris10662015, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“2nd & 3rd floors face street and water, but you get traffic noise. If that bothers you, ask for fear facing room.”
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 of 5 bubbles Snoozan, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Check out the variety of rooms available on the Gibson's Inn's website. They are all different & unique.”
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“Be sure to eat in the restaurant; it was excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles StableMom, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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