The Old Carrabelle Hotel south face, toward the harborShrimp boats in the harbor - relics of the heyday of the great maritime fishing days of Carrabelle
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The Old Carrabelle Hotel south face, toward the harbor

The Old Carrabelle Hotel south face, toward the harbor


The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 11AM
Check Out: 3PM
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly discount: 0%
Cancellation: Moderate

Description

The Space

The Old Carrabelle Hotel is a completely renovated historic home one block from scenic Carrabelle Harbor. Decorated in airy "Key West" style, it features over 120 feet of outdoor verandas with views, is within easy walking distance to all harbor activities and five minutes from the beach. Sea birds, dolphins and other wildlife add natural interest to this breathtakingly beautiful area. (Important note: the $67 rate shown is our lowest room rate without tax. Range is up to $107 plus tax)

The picturesque village of Carrabelle lies approximately one hour southwest of Tallahassee. Our completely renovated 120-year old home is near the center of this gentle coastal town, only a block from the harbor.

Start your day with a made-to-order restaurant breakfast at Carrabelle beach, then to eco-exploration of water and forest. Many outdoor activities abound: from sportfishing, sailing and island-hopping to soaking up abundant sunshine on our sugar-sand beaches or paddling along a quiet river, there is something memorable for all on the lovely Forgotten Coast.

Like golf? St. James Bay is a PGA-caliber Audobon-certified public course, minutes from the Hotel. Like seafood? Every restaurant in town and within a short drive in both directions features seafood as well as other choices. Like chilling? That's what we do best!

Flamingo

Cool green hues accent this whimsical queen bedroom, with its tiled bath built out on what was once part of the porch. Wood tones, bird prints and comfy bedlinens complete your trip into our own nature preserve where seabirds quietly pass their days.

Rates: $ 87/77- depends on season*

Guest Access

The Hotel is really an old 5-bedroom house, with wraparound porches on 2 levels, an open courtyard and covered cabana deck with wet bar and BBQ grill. Of course, the first floor rooms: Monkey Bar, living and dining room are available -- many guests like to set up the old laptop or tablet (or whatever you call it this week) on the dining room table in peace and quiet and nice south light.

Interaction with Guests

Hopefully you will like the fact that we don't feel that we have to become your new "best friends". We are here to provide you a comfortable, relaxing squeaky-clean stay in a beautiful coastal environment. We are available if you need anything.

The Neighborhood

Although we laughingly call our location "downtown", we are a block away from coastal Highway 98 which runs along the harbor. All shops in the downtown area are within a 2-block walk.

Getting Around

We have good sidewalk coverage of nearby places, and the Hotel is right on the best health walk-along-the-harbor route in town. All parking is free, and the new city parking lot (lights on all night) is right across the street. And don't forget--no traffic lights within 27 miles!

Other Things to Note

Copies of the Guide to the Big Bend Scenic Byway are in each room or downstairs. You may also see and download the 'pdf' on their website. A great travel info guide for the Forgotten Coast.


House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check-in is after 11AM

The Hotel is a circa 1900 building, built well but to old standards. No insulation, for instance, so we ask that all guests follow reasonable noise control practices.
All systems are 21st century, so your stay will be comfortable.
We discourage children under 12, because there are no special activity areas for them, and we are not child-proof.
A dog is welcome, but not his fleas, climbing on furniture or barking.


Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Fire Extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay
Shrimp boats in the harbor - relics of the heyday of the great maritime fishing days of Carrabelle

Shrimp boats in the harbor - relics of the heyday of the great maritime fishing days of Carrabelle

Your Host


Skip 'N Kathy

Skip 'N Kathy

We are gypsies - if one of our places is available, we move there! · Member since April 2011

Innkeepers: one Realtor and one Remodeler.

We instituted and maintain the Key West style of the Hotel because we loved the old tropical "Wild West" ambience of the island, its architecture, landscaping and its casual atmosphere. And Carrabelle these days has much of that flavor, at a much lower price.

If you like casual and natural, this may be your favorite spot!
NOW: please note that with the number of rooms/cottage(s) we have, we can NOT keep up-to-date calendars on all booking sites. So if you see a calendar, DO NOT go by it!

Response rate: 93%(past 30 days)
Response time: within a few hours

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