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Stetson Mansion

1031 Camphor Ln, DeLand, FL 32720-5003
+1 386-873-0167
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Second visit

My first visit was this past Christmas. I thought it was magnificent then. The guide was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kathleen L
Stetson Mansion is a must do in Deland

I’ve been to the mansion many times and always take out of town visitors there. I don’t tire of it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
slshreve46
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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Stetson Mansion is a spectacular Victorian mansion built for famed hat maker and philanthropist John B Stetson in 1886. Situated right between Orlando and Daytona in DeLand makes it convenient for all visiting the central Florida area. This is...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1031 Camphor Ln, DeLand, FL 32720-5003
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+1 386-873-0167
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My first visit was this past Christmas. I thought it was magnificent then. The guide was fantastic. I knew that I wanted to see it the way it looks day to day. And with the Christmas tickets you get a BOGO for during the regular...More

Thank Kathleen L
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve been to the mansion many times and always take out of town visitors there. I don’t tire of it and enjoy seeing it through the eyes of those who are experiencing it for the first time. JoAnn is a most knowledgeable and lively tour...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my second visit to the Stetson Mansion (went Christmas) and was able to bring friends who were in town for a visit. We all greatly enjoyed the tour!! Our tour guide,Jo Ann, was so welcoming and knowledgeable!! One of the highlights was when...More

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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

First of all thank you for returning with your friends, secondly JoAnn is AWESOME! Christmas time at the mansion is magical but our historic tours are soooo worth the return visit and remember anyone who visits during our Christmas Spectacular gets to return throughout the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have made two trips to this renovated historic mansion and we were not disappointed! We completely enjoyed the knowledgeable tour guide Jeannie, and the visit with owner JT was the cherry on the top! We're looking forward to returning again this upcoming Christmas 2018...More

Thank ChuckNJudi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was looking for something to do on a rainy afternoon. I stumbled upon the website for Stetson Mansion on Trip Advisor. It was intriguing - the first luxury mansion in Florida that had gone to ruin - but had been rescued by two visionaries...More

Thank Janet36091
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Janet thank you for including us in your rainy day afternoon, we are so glad you discovered us. Your review details so much without giving anything away and you obviously love history because your recollection was spot on. Marcia is a bundle of joy and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Took my family to visit the Stetson Mansion as they had heard of it (and of course we were there in January to see the Christmas decorations.) Once again it was just spectacular and we added the third floor this time. J.T. dropped by to...More

Thank jkb613
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

LOL!! Thank you my friend, I could not resist in wearing a bow tie for that special occasion...hehehe I am so glad that your family enjoyed touring though this incredible landmark that we are so incredibly blessed to call home, the history and architecture is...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited the Stetson House this week with my wife and parents. Excellent tour of a beautiful historic property. My parents enjoy historic homes and American history so I surprised them with this tour. They loved it and so did my wife and I. Guide...More

Thank adam p
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Adam I would like to personally thank you for allowing us to share the Stetson Mansion with you and your family, we are grateful for the opportunity to welcome you into this incredible landmark that we are so fortunate to be able to call home!...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My experience was wonderful the grounds when you drive in through the gate was breathtaking the group I was with were very friendly and I loved our tour guide and the best part was we ran in to JT the owner of the Stetson Mansion...More

Thank chica12
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello and thank you for visiting the Stetson Mansion recently! I want to let you know just how much I appreciate your time with us and how much it means to meet up with guests like you and so many others, your enthusiasm is a...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I came today with my husband and in-laws not expecting much and just along for the ride. I am so happy I tagged along. What an unexpected gem! I grew up and still live 20 minutes away and never had the desire to see the...More

Thank jjohnsonucf
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Well hello there my friend! Thank you for coming along for the ride and I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit to this incredible landmark that we are so very fortunate to call home. JoAnn is an amazing tour guide because she leads...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cindy was an amazing tour guide. Very hospitable & knowledgeable. Passionate about the mansion. Would have thought it was hers. Great to have met JT. Makes the tour a little more personal. Love the fact that we could sit on the furniture. Made it more...More

Thank 20beach15
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JT T, Owner at Stetson Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cindy is an absolute treasure and her passion and love for the mansion is infectious, I will be sure to share your review with her. I am so glad that I got to meet and greet your group because that is not always the case....More

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loobylou64
7 January 2018|
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Response from Lisa D | Reviewed this property |
There is one "real" bathroom, near the entrance. It is a single, very small. And then two portalets, see reviews above -- they say clean, but no running water, just hand sanitizers. This is my only drawback for this... More
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JT T
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Response from jsaintj | Reviewed this property |
I checked my review!! I gave u five stars! U sure it was me😩
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Response from JT T | Property representative |
No worries my friend! The fact that you took the time out to post a review is so very appreciated. Some days I can't even remember my own name..hehehe Thank you again for touring this incredible landmark we are so... More
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