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10 Most Charming Best Bed and Breakfasts in Florida

With over a hundred bed and breakfasts in Florida, there are a variety of choices that provide the perfect combination of location, ambiance, and luxury. From beachside sanctuaries to historic havens, these unique accommodations offer a personalized service that hotels just can’t compare to. Head to one of these top charming B&B’s in Florida for a romantic weekend getaway in a cozy setting.

Hoyt House, Amelia Island Hoyt House, Amelia Island
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Hoyt House, Amelia Island

Surrounded by 500-year-old oak trees, this intimate bed and breakfast was built in 1905. At this top-rated Amelia Island bed and breakfast, you’ll find old-world elegance mixed with 5-star luxury and personalized service. With English antiques, period furnishings, and a 12-foot double-door entrance, the Hoyt House feels like you’ve entered another world. With delicious breakfast options, a swimming pool and hot tub, and a full-service bar, you will be hard-pressed to find a more luxurious and pampering bed and breakfast.

Key Amenities:

  • Top-rated Amelia Island B&B

  • Old-world elegance and 5-star luxury

  • Pool and hot tub in garden setting

  • Full-service bar and delicious breakfast

Black Dolphin Inn, New Smyrna Beach Black Dolphin Inn
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Black Dolphin Inn, New Smyrna Beach

Taking the name from the dolphins that patrol the nearby waters, the Black Dolphin Inn was built by identical twin brothers who fell in love with this former riverfront estate in New Smyrna Beach. Truly an oasis, this quaint Spanish-Isle bed and breakfast and popular New Smyrna beachfront hotel is located in the heart of New Smyrna’s historic downtown and has consistently been ranked one of the best in Florida. With 14 suites that include private balconies, outdoor terraces, European-style bedding, jet tubs, and a short distance from the beach — it is easy to see why.

Key Amenities:

  • Beachfront B&B ranked one of best in Florida

  • In heart of New Smyrna’s historic downtown

  • Suites include private balconies, outdoor terraces

Windemere Inn By The Sea, Indialantic Windemere Inn By The Sea
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Windemere Inn By The Sea, Indialantic

A Caribbean-style bed and breakfast, Windemere Inn By The Sea is situated on Florida’s Space Coast in Indialantic. This luxurious, boutique-style oceanfront accommodation includes private baths, jet tubs, and private balconies overlooking the water. Perfect for couples and families alike, you can book a massage with the hotel’s licensed therapist or grab the kids and have a picnic lunch near the ocean under a shaded umbrella.

Key Amenities:

  • Boutique-style oceanfront retreat on Space Coast

  • Rooms and suites feature baths, jet tubs, balconies

  • Massages by on-site licensed therapist

The Addison On Amelia, Fernandina Beach The Addison On Amelia
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The Addison On Amelia, Fernandina Beach

Located in the charming seaside village of Fernandina Beach, the Victorian-era Addison On Amelia is a historic bed and breakfast with three buildings. Here you’ll find a veranda where guests enjoy their locally sourced breakfast and complimentary happy hours while overlooking a shaded courtyard filled with lush gardens and brick pathways. Other amenities include oversized jetted tubs, fluffy Turkish towels, down-filled pillows and free access to bicycles and beach gear. Relax in this tranquil Old Florida-style oasis for a tropical getaway with easy access to eclectic shops, restaurants and art galleries.

Key Amenities:

  • Victorian-era oasis in Fernandina Beach

  • Locally-sourced breakfast on veranda

  • Complimentary happy hours with garden view

  • Easy access to shops, dining, art galleries

At Journey’s End, St. Augustine At Journey’s End, St. Augustine
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At Journey’s End, St. Augustine

While At Journey’s End is located in the historic Downtown district of St. Augustine, it is nestled on a quiet street away from traffic and noise. Here you will find a late 1800s Victorian-style house with relaxed hospitality and five guest rooms. Soak in the beauty of the lodging that includes private outdoor areas, separate sitting rooms and a backyard deck. At Journey’s End has everything covered with a complimentary fresh-cooked two-course breakfast, soda, wine, beer and afternoon snacks before and after you explore the oldest city in America.

Key Amenities:

  • Relaxed hospitality in historic St. Augustine

  • Private outdoor areas, deck and separate sitting rooms

  • Fresh two-course breakfast included

Port d’Hiver, Melbourne Beach Charlotte’s Room at Port d'Hiver
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Port d’Hiver, Melbourne Beach

Offering Old Florida luxury at its finest, Port d’Hiver in Melbourne Beach features stunning ocean views, private porches, and a bubbling spa pool. Stroll through the lush tropical landscape and brick paths surrounding this private estate as you reach your island-style building. With complimentary concierge services, enjoy breakfast on your private porch as you watch the gorgeous sunrise, guaranteeing a romantic getaway you and your loved one won’t soon forget.

Key Amenities:

  • Old Florida-style luxury at Melbourne Beach estate

  • Private porches and bubbling spa pool

  • Complimentary concierge services

The Mermaid & The Alligator, Key West The Mermaid & The Alligator
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The Mermaid & The Alligator, Key West

Built in 1904, this historic Victorian home is located in the heart of Key West. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast before exploring the nearby beaches, restaurants, galleries and shops. The Mermaid and the Alligator boasts a lush garden where you can enjoy live music, take a dip in the refreshing pool, or sit back and relax with a complimentary glass of wine.

Key Amenities:

  • Historic home in heart of Key West

  • Breakfast included in stay

  • Lush garden with live music and pool

  • Easy walk to beaches and shops

Inn On Charlotte, St. Augustine Inn on Charlotte
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Inn On Charlotte, St. Augustine

Situated only steps away from St. Augustine’s most famous historic landmarks, the Inn on Charlotte is in a prime location. Here you are a stone’s throw away from the Bridge of Lions, Castillo de San Marcos and the historic quarter. With only eight rooms, this bed and breakfast provides top-notch service and amenities, such as a king-size bed, jacuzzi and a Henry Flagler Verandah. The highlight here is the balcony overlooking 500 years of history on Charlotte Street. Nosh on fresh-made cinnamon-citrus syrup or fresh-baked frittata for breakfast, and you’ll think twice about ever going back to hotel accommodation.

Key Amenities:

  • Prime location steps from historic landmarks

  • Balcony overlooking Charlotte Street

  • Hearty fresh-made breakfasts

Atlantis House, Key West Atlantis House
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Atlantis House, Key West

This bed and breakfast in Key West is among the most romantic guesthouses on the island. With only two guest suites, Atlantis House is perfect for honeymoons, anniversaries or an intimate getaway. Guests staying here will be steps away from the Key West Marine Park and can take full advantage of snorkeling, dolphin watching and fishing. This B&B will even cook up your fresh catch for dinner at your request. And don’t forget to ask for your complimentary slice of key lime pie.

Key Amenities:

  • Most romantic guestrooms on Key West

  • Perfect for intimate getaways and celebrations

  • Close to snorkeling, dolphin watching and fishing

  • B&B can cook up fresh catch for dinner

Grand Gables Inn - Palatka Grand Gables Inn
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Grand Gables Inn - Palatka

Only 30 minutes from historic St. Augustine, Grand Gables Inn is charming bed and breakfast in Palatka. Its set in a palatial Major Sherman Conant house that dates back to 1884, with three stories and eight bedrooms that can be rented individually or together. Step inside to discover Queen Anne architecture, 12-foot ceilings and a grand staircase, as well as a spacious veranda and luxury rooms that include luxury perks like clawfoot tubs, fireplaces and river views.

Key Amenities:

  • 30 minutes from St. Augustine

  • Queen Anne architecture and spacious veranda

  • Luxury rooms with tubs, fireplaces and river views

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