Amelia Island, FL 

The Fairbanks House

227 S 7th St
Amelia Island, FL 32034 US
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Rates: $175 to $395
Total Rooms: 12
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (1 review)


Circa 1885. The living and dining room fireplace tiles of this Italianate-style mansion bring to life scenes from Shakespeare's works and "Aesop's Fables." Other features include polished hardwood floors, intricately carved moldings and eight other fireplaces that grace spacious rooms. Each of the guest rooms is furnished with a four-poster or canopied king, queen or twin bed, Jacuzzi and clawfoot tubs or showers. Guests can step outside to enjoy an inviting courtyard, swimming pool and gardens bursting with roses, palms and magnolias. The Fairbanks House was named Florida's "Most Sophisticated and Romantic Bed & Breakfast" by The Best Romantic Escapes in Florida. The inn is a smoke-free property, which includes the grounds.Publicity and Awards: Country Inns, Veranda, Southern Living, Atlanta Journal, New York Times, Boston Herald, Palm Beach Post, Waters Edge, Orlando Sun Sentinel, Savannah Morning News, Modern Bride, Great Florida Getaways, Amelia Now, Islander, Florida Living, Mother's Day.Location: Ocean Community and Island.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $175 to $395
Payment types accepted include Visa, Travelers Checks, American Express, Personal Checks, Master Card and Discover.
Rooms: This property has 11 total guest accommodations, 12 with private bath, 10 with fireplaces, 3 total suites, including 2 two-bedroom suites, 3 cottages and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include Twin, Queen and King.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Two nights on weekends, three nights for special events
Cancellation: 14 days prior
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Hors d'oeuvres, Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments and Wine.
Types of meals: Vegetarian Breakfast, Hors d'oeuvres, Full Gourmet Breakfast and Early Coffee/Tea.
Amenities In Room: Hair Dryer, Fireplace, Coffeemaker, Clock Radio, Central Air, Ceiling Fans, Cable TV, Bathrobes, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning, Iron/Ironing Board, Reading Lamps, Telephone, Refrigerator, Television and Wireless Internet Access.
Amenities On Site: Library, Gift Shop, Fireplace, Fax, DVD, Copy Machine, Bicycles, Parlor Games, Phone, Swimming, Television, beach towels, beach chairs, swimming pool and social hour.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Body Scrubs, Body Wraps, Cosmetics, Facials, Fitness Center, Hair Care, Manicures/Pedicures, Massages, Private Trainer, Water Therapies, Waxing and Yoga/Meditation.
Off-Site Spa Services Available
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Magna Salon

The Spa at Amelia Island Plantation

The Spa at the Ritz Carlton


Events Hosted: Meetings, Family Reunions, Romantic Getaways, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Getaways and Elopements.
Other Activities: Water Sports, Tennis, Sports Events, Major College, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing and restaurants.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Joe's 2nd Street Bistro, Le Clos, Beech Street..

Historic Interest

Historic Awards: City Historical Site (Granted), National Register (Granted), State Historical Site (Granted), National Historical Site (Granted) and Local Register (Granted).
Historic Memberships: City Historical Society, Local Historical Society and National Trust.
Historic sites nearby: Located in 52-square-block historic district listed on National Register, Fort Clinch State Park (2 miles), Timacuan Indian Preserve (10 miles)

Romantic Interest

Jacuzzis, king four-poster beds, fireplaces, cottages, pool, gardens