New Smyrna Beach, FL 

Black Dolphin Inn

916 S Riverside Drive
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 US
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Rates: $169 to $359
Total Rooms: 14
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (39 reviews)


Circa 1948. Barefoot elegance can be found at this waterfront inn with Spanish-Isle architecture in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Born into the hospitality business, the twin brother innkeepers are eager to welcome guests to their boutique property where guests can sit on one of the balconies to watch boats sail down the Indian River and Intracoastal Waterway. The 14 guest rooms are sophisticated and uncluttered and private bathroom luxuries include glass mosaic tiles, spa tubs and Aveda toiletries. Add flowers, chocolates, or room service breakfast to any room choice for a romantic getaway or consider the expansive Honeymoon Suite for a special occasion and be sure to chill some celebratory champagne in the wine cooler. The inn's kitchen opens into the lobby allowing guests to interact like family. Home-baked muffins, scones, mixed grain cereal, and yogurt provide a filling continental breakfast every morning with the addition of two hot entrée options on the weekends. Be sure to take a few moments to sip coffee on the front porch or tropical courtyard. A private dock is available for guests to fish or for those that arrive via boat.Location: Waterfront.

Room Detail

Superior Coastal

Rates: $169 - $239
Type of bed: Queen

Courtyard View

Rates: $189 - $259
Type of bed: (2) King

Deluxe Bay View

Rates: $209 - $279
Type of bed: King

Premium Bay Front

Rates: $229 - $299
Type of bed: King

Luxury Bay Front

Rates: $249 - $319
Type of bed: King

Bay Front Suite

Rates: $249 - $319
Type of bed: King

Bay View Suite

Rates: $269 - $339
Type of bed: King

Honeymoon Suite

Rates: $289 - $359
Type of bed: King



Rooms & Rates

Rates: $169 to $359
Payment types accepted include Master Card, Travelers Checks, American Express, Personal Checks, Visa and Discover.
Rooms: This property has 8 total guest accommodations, 14 with private bath, 14 with hot tubs, 4 suites and 12 cottages.
The types of beds available include Queen and King.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Most weekend require a 2 night stay if it includes a Saturday night booking
Cancellation: Guests are responsible for all nights reserved regardless of guest's actual arrival or departure date. In the event of cancellation, the deposit will be refunded if the Black Dolphin Inn is notified more than 5 days before arrival. Should notification be made less than 3 days before arrival, all deposit payments will be forfeited unless the space can be re-rented for the entire reserved period. Please note: All cancellations are subject to a $25 handling charge
Smoking: Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Afternoon Tea, Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments and An expanded continental breakfast is feature on the weekdays - while a Full Southern Breakfast if offered on the weekends.
Types of meals: Snacks/Refreshments, Country Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Vegetarian Breakfast, Wine, Catering Service, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Banquet Service, Early Coffee/Tea, A full cooked-to-order breakfast is served Monday through Friday morning. Saturday, Sunday morning features a Full Southern Breakfast consisting of 5 locally sourced entrees - including our famous shrimp, grits which is a permanent fixture on our Sunday breakfast menu. The Lobby Beverage Refreshment Bar features coffee, teas, beverages, snacks through-out the day, into the evening - compliments of the Black Dolphin Inn. The Lobby Lounge Bar is open daily, features beer and wine by the glass or bottle.
Amenities In Room: Refrigerator, Heating, Bath Amenities, Hair Dryer, Coffeemaker, Air Conditioning, Cable TV, Iron/Ironing Board, Bathrobes, Telephone, Television and Wireless Internet Access.
Amenities On Site: Free parking on premise, Swimming, Family/Kid Friendly, Bicycles, Fax, Suitable for Events, Handicap Access, Hot Tub/Jetted Tub, Computers and Copy Machine.
Business Traveler Amenities: Daily Newspapers, FAX On-site, Gym Nearby, Hair Dryer, Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Modem Connection, Television and Wireless Internet Access.


Events Hosted: Weddings, Honeymoons, Family Reunions, Meetings, Seminars and Romantic Getaways.
Other Activities: Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Sports Events, Major College, Water Sports, Museums, Live Theater, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Golf, Horseback Riding, Beaches, Antiquing, Bicycling, Art Galleries, Amusement Park, A quaint Old Florida beach town is the setting for this elegant Spanish-Isle boutique inn overlooking the Indian River on Florida's east-central Atlantic Coast. The 14-room inn gets its name from the plentiful dolphin who gracefully patrol the waters off its dock. Accommodations include guest rooms, suites with balconies, outdoor terraces, elegant Euro-style bedding, , spa--inspired bathrooms with jetted tubs. Furnishings vary in each room with original artwork, antiques tastefully integrated with modern sensibilities, décor. Eight of the suites, guest rooms are equipped with wet bars. The owners, identical twin brothers Brett & Scott Smith, are third generation hoteliers who fell in love with this former riverfront estate three years ago, set to work on a vision for its renovation. Guests share the modern, expansive Great Room on the first floor level which includes a bar, open kitchen, sitting area, breakfast room. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily with a full Southern-style breakfast on weekends. You are within walking distance of restaurants, shops in New Smyrna Beach's historic downtown, a short distance from the seaside community's sprawling beaches, surf shops, , Flagler Avenue's beach-side galleries, eateries. Overnight dockage is available for guests with boats, , fishing opportunities are abundant in the backwaters, bays of the Indian River Lagoon, nearby Canaveral National Seashore Park. Or just sit on the dock, sip a glass of wine, and watch the dolphins swim by.