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Laurel Oak Inn

Hotel Rating: Quaint

The charming Laurel Oak Inn is a Queen Anne-style Victorian bed & breakfast. The rooms are elegantly decorated with antique furniture and feature private bathrooms, period fireplaces, flat screen TVs and complimentary WiFi. There are even rooms fitted with whirlpool tubs if you so wish. Enjoy a cooked breakfast every morning during your stay as well as free drinks.

Hotel Details

Why You Should Stay at Laurel Oak Inn

The Laurel Oak Inn is a wonderfully quaint B&B located in the heart of Gainesville. The owners of the property are enthusiastic and embody the meaning of hospitality, delivering service with a smile. The B&B fits with the historic town it sits within, reminiscent of a traditional American home with porch swings and rocking chairs taking guests back in time to old America. The rooms are very traditional with oak beds, wood burning fireplaces and timely features. You will be guaranteed a good nights sleep on their Swedish Tempur-Pedix mattresses.

Each room has a different theme ranging from The Lily Room with dusty pink and dulcet tones to The Library where you will find a deeper colour scheme with more wood finished. Different rooms are also fitted with different luxurious features. Some rooms have Bain Ultra jetted Massage-therapy Tubbs, while others have drenching overhead rain showers. However, no matter what room you pick, you will be sure to get a stylish traditional room with all the amenities to make your stay comfortable and memorable.

The Laurel Oak Inn becomes guests home away from home, with the welcoming service from the wonderful hosts and comfortable living quarters.

Things to Do at Laurel Oak Inn

The Laurel Oak Inn is situated in the heart of Gainesville meaning that it is centrally located near to all that the town has to offer including the Matheson Library and Achieves, The Historic Firestone Building and the University of Florida where you can explore the university’s Historic district, discovering 157-foot tall Century Tower. While you are here, go to The Plaza of the Americas which is a focal point of the 20s era landscaped by John Charles Frederick Law Jr. Here, have a picnic and take in the surrounding around you.

Dining at the Laurel Oak Inn

A complementary breakfast is served every morning to guests. A range of fruits and breads are available as well as a continental breakfast option and a full English cooked breakfast option.

There are a number of restaurants in the immediate vicinity of the B&B that provide a range of different global cuisines.

Hotel Features



Traditional Southern Hospitality



Heart of Gainesville


Closest Airport

Jacksonville International Airport


Best for

Exploring Gainesville


Dining Options

A complementary breakfast is served daily.

Hotel Amenities


Free breakfast


Free parking


Air conditioning


Wheelchair access