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Crystal River, Florida
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This hotel was built as a personal home in 1880. So, you get a very old fashioned southern vibe. The room was small but the huge bathroom more than made up for it. We stayed in the Magnolia room on the second floor. There was an upstairs porch adjacent to the room so we could sit out there and enjoy...

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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The reviews were of this property were very over rated. Landscape, especially palm trees, have been neglected. Bed in Magnolia Room was not quality comfort nor pillows or covers. It was clean but limited lighting (none in closet or entrance to bathroom) owners were kind enough to leave us alone. If you can't even change the clock in your guest...

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We recently had the pleasure of staying in the Winchester Cottage, which is a very nicely and tastefully updated 1930's Florida cottage just up the road from the main hotel. The cottage has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a great connected living room and dining room, and a well updated kitchen along with off-street parking. The 3rd bedroom also includes a...

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La Grange, Kentucky
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Loved this place! Skip was a gracious host. The town feels like small towns in the 1960's. The room was tiny but homey and comfortable. It was very clean and the bed was great. It's a lovely couples or ladies retreat.

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Skip_and_Kathy, Owner at The Old Carrabelle Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate the nice notes! The room size was one of our greatest challenges in the 2001 remodeling. It seems that in 1900, there was no such thing as a queen bed, they had twins or "standard" beds. In two of the rooms, the beds had to be set at 45 degrees so that the doors could open! A very...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We have been staying in nearby towns for years and wanted to try a different setting. The accommodations and grounds were beautiful. The hotel has a great - low key vibe. Skip and Kathy have created a gem in Carrabelle. Within walking distance of many great restaurants and shops. Lovely

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Evansville, United States
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This is our second time at the Old Carrabelle Hotel, but certainly not our last. Skip and Kathy are superb hosts and have created a wonderful place to relax. We requested the Magnolia room, which is where we stayed last time but it was booked so we were in the Hemingway. It was just as nice (as long as you...

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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Skip & Kathy are wonderful hosts. The hotel is meticulously clean, and quaint. Quiet town, and we like it that way. Awesome oysters and blues band at the one bar in town. We will always come back there!

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Skip_and_Kathy, Owner at The Old Carrabelle Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice words from our Canadian-Islander friends, eh? No, not Canadian Islands, but Canada and the Caribbean. We have been the fortunate beneficiaries of serving as designated stopover on the way from south to north for a number of years. May your future stopovers be many!

Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The stay was very exciting, we did not see the owners until time to check out, I guess they were staying downstairs. when preparing to pack and leave the owner met me as I was walking to the front door, '' mr. Fowler was that a siren that went off in your room at 4am this morning?'' No sir it...

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Skip_and_Kathy, Owner at The Old Carrabelle Hotel, responded to this review

Your comments were interesting. Our suggestion, before you "probably stay" here again, is to articulate your comments so that some corrections can be made. You may rest assured, however, that the non-working solid brass doorknobs will still be non-working in the future, and that the deadbolt will still handle security. We have a fondness for genuine articles. Skip and Kathy

Port Richey, Florida
Reviewed 5 May 2016

I loved the hotel, It was like being at home, Clean, relaxing, and Friendly. The owners were very friendly and helpful. I like being able to go to different places for breakfast also. I had some of the best breakfasts.

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Lithopolis, Ohio
Reviewed 5 May 2016

The Carrabelle Hotel was convenient to the entire village. Our room was very nice and the setting was quite quaint. The Carrabelle Museum, the John David Patton Park and the WWII Museum are just some of the sites to visit.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Carrabelle Hotel in Carrabelle, Florida is a "Key West style inn on The Forgotten Coast". Once the end-of-the-line railroad hotel, now you may enjoy all the modern comforts in an Old Florida casual atmosphere. There is just something about the experience of a 1900-ish inn at the coast (or a coastal cottage at the coast) that no newer motel-hotel can equal. And we are a very different B&B operation - free beach restaurant breakfasts for Hotel guests, and self check-in -- just for starters. Make your own reservation online, and receive back a confirmation with all the info you may need. Don't Expect: traffic lights, lots of people, McHamburgers, bungee jumps or late-night noise. Do expect: the best seafood, eco-activity opportunities in every direction, cultural/historical activities and a lot of peace and quiet time on the property, in the forest or on the beach or water! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Carrabelle Hotel

Address: 201 Tallahassee St, Carrabelle, FL 32322-3214
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Carrabelle
Price Range: €91 - €180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Carrabelle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The Magnolia and the Hemingway have easy access out onto the Balcony and are larger, but honestly, you can't go wrong with any of the rooms.”
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“All rooms are wonderful.”
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“The Flamingo was very cozy.”
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“Any room would be good”
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