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Black Dolphin Inn

PricelineUS$175*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our second visit to the Black Dolphin, this time with our family. Nothing is too much trouble for the owners and staff at the Black Dolphin. Rooms are exceptional quality and views to die for over the Indian River.

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Brett S, Owner at Black Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from the Black Dolphin Inn! We are so delighted that you enjoyed your recent travel experience at our award-winning boutique inn. We appreciated your glowing compliments regarding our staff, our exceptional room accommodations, and our incredible views of the Indian River Lagoon. Thank you so much for your continued patronage of the Black Dolphin Inn and we hope that...

Lighthouse Point, Florida
INNKEEPER’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Booked a two night stay here on a friend's recommendation for an anniversary getaway from South Florida. Although we normally try to keep our weekend getaways to a 2 hour drive or less, the thought of exploring somewhere new to us had us on-board with the 3 hour drive. The extra hour was entirely worth it! From the moment we...

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Brett S, Owner at Black Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from the Black Dolphin Inn! Thank you for selecting our award-winning boutique inn to celebrate the occasion of your wedding anniversary. The Black Dolphin Inn is striving to become a destination to discover- rather than a place to stay and we are so pleased to read that we are your "new favorite" Florida getaway. Thank you so much for...

West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even before we arrived, we knew from our phone conversations with Brett and Taylor that this would be an amazing place to stay. We had a conflict with our original scheduling (on our end), but Brett rescheduled for us without a problem. He could not have been more pleasant. We arrived to a beautiful B&B, which was directly across from...

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Brett S, Owner at Black Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from the Black Dolphin Inn! Thank you for posting such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are so pleased that our initial dialogue regarding your room reservation and corresponding date change served as a precursor for an amazing stay at our award-winning boutique inn. It was a pleasure to have you as our guests and we are so appreciative...

Milford, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed several times at this lovely, relaxing, comfortable inn. Always friendly staff and beaufifully designed and furnished rooms - so relaxing and enjoyable. We will be looking forward to staying there again.

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Brett S, Owner at Black Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from the Black Dolphin Inn! We truly relish the opportunity to receive guest reviews - especially from loyal and valued guests like yourselves who have stayed with us on multiple occasions in the past. We are so pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and we sincerely appreciated your wonderful comments on our behalf. Thank you for staying with...

Hollywood, Florida, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a 2 night stay at this wonderful inn. Our room/suite was towards the back of the property, which was off the road and more quiet, but with a gorgeous view of the river. The property has beautiful old oaks and a private dock. We loved sitting out there watching the dolphins swim and play. The family/owners were so...

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Brett S, Owner at Black Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from the Black Dolphin Inn! Thank you for your wonderful review on our behalf. We appreciated having the benefit of your gracious comments regarding our great waterfront location, amazing breakfast, and diversified on-site amenities. We were delighted to read that our staff was very welcoming and we thank you for singling out Taylor and MacKenzie for their contribution in...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best place hands down. I love the hospitality. The place is beautiful and just makes you want to relax. My only regret is that we stayed only one night. Bro's shrimp and grits were all that and then some. Everyone was very sweet & welcoming. I can't wait to return. #southerncharm

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Brett S, Owner at Black Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from the Black Dolphin Inn! Thank you for your lovely TripAdvisor review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our award-winning boutique inn and all that it has to offer during your recent Mother's Day stay with us. We sincerely appreciated your generous comments regarding our amazing breakfast and unique brand of southern hospitality. Again, thank you for your...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My spouse and I ventured over to the Black Dolphin Inn from Orlando for a babymoon a few weeks ago. I cannot possibly express how welcoming we were made to feel from the moment we walked in the door until the moment we departed. The room was very spacious and yet cozy at the same time, with a view of...

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Brett S, Owner at Black Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from the Black Dolphin Inn! Anytime I read a TripAdvisor review that has a title that states "Absolutely Perfect" I delight in knowing that we have exceeded the expectations of our guests. Our staff really prides itself on delivering a warm, enriching, and memorable guest experience and we are so pleased that you enjoyed our spacious rooms, waterfront location,...

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time staying at the Black Dolphin. It is a cozy B and B that has become one of our favorite places to stay. The owners are very accommodating and conversational but not intrusive. The property is very comfortable. The breakfasts are worth the trip alone. We look forward to our next visit to the Black Dolphin.

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Brett S, Owner at Black Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from the Black Dolphin Inn! Its always great to hear from our guests - especially when they return for a second visit. Thank you so much for your wonderful TripAdvisor review and we are so pleased that the Black Dolphin Inn is one of your favorite places to stay. We appreciated your glowing compliments regarding our guest rooms, spectacular...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful property and warm and welcoming atmosphere and staff. Well appointed rooms. Clean with modern amenities in the rooms. Picturesque location on the Florida East Coast Indian River. Wonderful breakfast!! Family owned and operated. Great weekend or longer escape for couples. G. Nelson. Oviedo,

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Brett S, Owner at Black Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from the Black Dolphin Inn! Thank you so much for your lovely TripAdvisor review. We are so delighted that you were able to enjoy a romantic weekend at our award-winning boutique inn. We are most grateful for your generous comments regarding our welcoming ambiance, well-appointed rooms, and our wonderful breakfast which is artfully prepared in our open-air exhibition kitchen....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is perfection!!! The decor, location, FOOD...all exceeded our expectations! And what's better...the family who owns this piece of paradise are the sweetest, most hospitable people EVER! I just got home and I'm already looking at when we can return! We won't stay anywhere else in New Smyrna after this experience!

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Brett S, Owner at Black Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Greetings from the Black Dolphin Inn! Thank you for your wonderful TripAdvisor review in which you provided us feedback from your recent stay. Our family of hospitality professionals prides itself on delivering an exceptional guest experience and we are so pleased that we were able to exceed your expectations. We sincerely appreciated your kind remarks regarding our decor, our water-front...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A quaint Old Florida beach town is the setting for this elegant Spanish-Isle boutique inn overlooking the Indian River on Florida's East-central Atlantic Coast. Opened in 2013 after an extensive renovation,the Black Dolphin is the recipient of the 2014 Traveler's Choice Award as one of the Top 10 Inns in the US, 2014 & 2015 AAA Four Diamond Award, 2013 & 2014 BedandBreakfast's Top 10 Beach B&B's worldwide, iLoveInns's Top 10 Romantic Inns in the US, Fodor's Choice Award, and the Guardian's Top 10 B&B and Guest Houses in Florida. The 14-room inn gets its name from the plentiful dolphin who gracefully patrol the waters off its dock. Accommodations include guest rooms and suites with balconies and outdoor terraces, elegant Euro-style bedding, and spa-inspired bathrooms with jetted tubs. Furnishings vary in each room with original artwork and antiques tastefully integrated with modern sensibilities and decor. Eight of the suites and guest rooms are equipped with wet bars. Guests share the modern and expansive Great Room on the first floor level which includes a bar, open kitchen, sitting area and breakfast room. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily with a full Southern-style breakfast on weekends. You are within walking distance of the shops and restaurants in New Smyrna Beach's historic downtown and a short distance from the seaside community's sprawling beaches, surf shops, and Flagler Avenue's beach-side galleries and eateries. Overnight dockage is available for guests with boats , and fishing opportunities are abundant in the backwaters and bays of the Indian River and nearby Canaveral National Seashore Park. Or just sit on the dock, sip a glass of wine, and watch the dolphins swim by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black Dolphin Inn

Address: 916 S Riverside Dr, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168-7449
Region: United States > Florida > New Smyrna Beach
Price Range: $260 - $451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Black Dolphin Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Ask for a river view”
  • Early morning fishing departure from the Black Dolphins own dock.
Brooksjord, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“I think all of the rooms would be a great choice. We had a balcony off our third floor room, and a river view, which I would recommend.”
75leslieu, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are beautiful”
bojoko, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 202 has a wonderful view of the river with a private balcony”
katrina406, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
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