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Fairbanks House

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Syracuse, NY
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our first visit to Amelia Island several years ago we stayed for a week in the Schoolhouse Cottage at Fairbanks House. Theresa and Bill were such great hosts and introduced us to all that Fernandina Beach has to offer. We fell in love with FB and try to spend a month each year now in a condo over by...

1Thank AngieSyracuse_NY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband surprised me with this beautiful getaway for our Anniversary. It was an amazing weekend in a beautiful gorgeous home built in the 1800's!!!! This Island reminded me of Charleston and Hilton Head. We were pampered and treated like royalty and had our own little cottage out back which was so romantic! Every morning Theresa would have breakfast prepared...

Thank Kathy Hart R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How do you even try to describe perfect? From the moment we arrived on the grounds we couldn’t stop smiling at just how gorgeous everything was. We stayed three nights for our secret elopement! Theresa and Bill made it so easy that all we really had to do is show up; every little thing was taken care of for us....

Thank Bethany A
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had a sublime experience at the Fairbanks House. The beautiful historic house has many spaces to relax quietly or gather with other guests. Our stay in one of the cottages was warm and inviting, comfortably set in quiet historic district in walking distance to all the best and varied activities in our first trip to Fernandina Beach. Our hosts...

Thank circlwagons1
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My wife & I spent the last three nights of a 12 day Florida vacation here & saved the best for last. Bill & Theresa are terrific hosts. We enjoyed delicious breakfasts, great cookies, & very nice happy hour each day. The Inn is immaculate, quiet, & in a great location. Our room was very spacious with sitting area, kitchen,...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We stayed three nights at the Fairbanks for our elopement and it exceeded our expectations. Our room was gorgeous as was the whole property. Very comfortable accommodations and everything was quiet enough in the morning to sleep in a little which almost never happens anywhere. The breakfast (included) was just wonderful and presented beautifully. The whole property was very very...

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Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was our first time staying at Fairbanks House- we've been retreating on Amelia Island for several years now- can't believe we've missed such a wonderful experience in staying with Theresa and Bill until now! The Library room was a good choice- first floor, corner room, comfy bed, roomy, fireplace. The hospitality is wonderful as you're welcomed warmly into this...

1Thank Connie B
Delray Beach, Florida
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Took a 3 day, 2 night girls trip to lovely Amelia Island. Found this B&B to be quite charming. The innkeepers, Theresa & Bill sure do know what they are doing. Friendly & attentive hosts & staff. Extremely knowledgeable about the area. Always quick to be of service & make dinner or excursion reservations. The house & property are exquisite....

Thank Stephanie H
Arcadia, Missouri
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I can’t begin to explain how much my husband and I enjoyed our stay at the Fairbanks House. Theresa and Bill are absolutely wonderful hosts. From the smiles you receive and the warmth you feel upon arrival, and throughout your stay. . . to how every detail is taken care of – often before you even ask – it’s quite...

Thank chezreed2
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Fairbanks House is magnificent. Here are 10 reasons why. 1. The innkeepers, Theresa and Bill, accommodate every need of every guest . 2. Dietary restrictions are joyfully provided. The personal touch abounds. 3. Spotlessly clean, well-appointed rooms offer comfort and convenience. 4. The innkeepers offer concierge services for diner reservations, tours, shopping ideas, and more. 5. Cozy robes are...

1Thank PeggyBob74

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Featured in The Best Romantic Escapes in Florida, Fairbanks House is an 8000 sq. ft. Italianate villa rising above a quiet Victorian village on Amelia Island. Surrounded by soaring magnolias and live oaks with dripping Spanish moss, the mansion, its cottages and pool rest on a strikingly landscaped acre where guests enjoy a serene 100% smoke-free stay. Numerous upscale amenities are designed for a carefree getaway, honeymoon or vacation. Seasonal specials, Romance Packages, Girls Getaways. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairbanks House

Address: 227 S 7th St, Fernandina Beach, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-3924
Region: United States > Florida > Amelia Island > Fernandina Beach
Price Range: $213 - $600 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Fairbanks House Hotel Amelia Island
Fairbanks House Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach, FL
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Cottages are excellent!”
kathyhartr, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had a room on the second floor and it was amazing.”
46bethanya, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All are equally good.”
circlwagons1, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The website shows all the rooms with a description that helps the traveler select one best suited to needs.”
PeggyBob74, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Any room or cottage is lovely. We were on the 2nd floor kitchen, fireplace, in room spa”
fb1244104625, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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