Built in 1907, The Gibson Inn is a historic 3-level in Apalachicola and listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. Features include an on-site restaurant, The Franklin, and rooms with free WiFi. Each of the 45 rooms have a flat-screen cable TV and a private bathroom. Extras include free toiletries, towels, and linen as well as a wake-up service. The Franklin is a fine dining restaurant with a full-service bar. Guests can enjoy a cocktail while watching the sun set from the the wrap-around veranda. Area activities include walking and biking. The Apalachicola waterfront, Apalachicola Maritime Museum, and Battery Park are within 3 minutes' walk from The Gibson Inn. St. George Island beaches are 11 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Free Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
9.2
Cleanliness
9.5
Comfort
9.4
Value for money
8.3
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
8.9
High score for Apalachicola
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    Heidi
    United States of America United States of America
    We did not have breakfast but enjoyed cocktails on the outside patio and an appetizer at the bar.
  • Gwen
    United States of America United States of America
    Updated yet historic hotel with a great period bar, nice restaurant with great food. Very friendly staff. Quiet room. Nice view of the water and bridge. Enjoyed the wrap around porch with rocking chairs for a sunset glass of wine.
  • Karen
    United States of America United States of America
    Within walking distance to parks, bay, downtown shopping and excellent restaurants! Housekeeping on site was pleasant and kept facility sparkling clean. We had breakfast there, it was excellent! Complimentary bikes made it easy to tour the town

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Franklin Cafe
    • Cuisine
      American
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern

Amenities of The Gibson Inn
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Pool table
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English

Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

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Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 12:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express The Gibson Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note no elevator is available at the property and guests must use stairs.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Gibson Inn

  • The Gibson Inn is 150 feet from the center of Apalachicola. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at The Gibson Inn include:

    • Suite
    • Double
    • Family

  • The prices at The Gibson Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Gibson Inn has 1 restaurant:

    • The Franklin Cafe

  • The Gibson Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Themed dinners
    • Happy hour
    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at The Gibson Inn is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.