Magnolia Plantation

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Gainesville's Magnolia Plantation Bed & Breakfast Inn and Cottages offer a variety of accommodations and packages — romantic weekend getaways, weekday business trips, family vacations, travel with pets, children and extended stays. We invite you to take a tour of our inn and cottages.

Look for the pet-friendly pet friendly heart and child-friendly Teddy Bear Icon Version 1 icons throughout the gallery.

Check our prices for rooms or cottages, and find out if the accommodations you want are available on the dates you need them. Like what you see? Make a reservation, and lock in your choice. With so many choices at The Magnolia Plantation, you can start planning your next trip to Gainesville today! Enjoy!

— Joe & Cindy Montalto, proprietors




Our cottages range in size, most are pet friendly and some are kid / family friendly.


We have a variety of options, whether traveling for business or pleasure.

COVID-19 Update  

Here at the Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast, our guests are our focus, our business and our passion. It's why your health, safety and relaxation are of utmost importance. We know this is a stressful time with the spread of the coronavirus, especially for those having to travel. For those that do find themselves still having to travel, or needing to quarantine away from home, we hope to offer a safe, clean and private option.

From now until March 30, we will only offer Vacation Rentals. This means every cottage will be reduced to a base price of $115 a night for 2 people and $25 per extra person. Only private cottages will be avaliable. No guests will be in the Main House. Our guests will check in on a note and we will not be offering daily breakfast or housekeeping. All of our cottages are equipped with kitchens. If you do need additional towels, toilet paper, etc., we will of course be happy to bring these to you...yes we have toilet paper!! An Innkeeper will still be on property to help with any questions or emergencies. But for the safety of our guests, staff and others, while keeping in mind the proper social distancing protocols laid out, we feel this is the best thing to do. We will reassess on April 1 and decide whether to extend this practice or began to lift some of the restrictions.

We want you to feel safe before arriving at our B&B or while deciding whether or not to travel. So we'd like to tell you about our initiatives during COVID-19.

In addition to our normal standards in line with Florida Health and Safety regulations, we have amped up our efforts to do our part in stopping the spread of this virus.

1. Our staff has been informed about the dangers of COVID-19 and best practices to reducing the spread of infection. This includes things like wearing protective gloves when handling soiled linens, washing hands after handling a debit/credit card and using hand sanitizer after touching any surface.
*We will also not be hugging or shaking hands with any of our guests during this time. Please do not be offended. We really wish we could.

2. We are also cleaning, cleaning and doing more cleaning. Part of COVID-19 is the duration for which the virus can survive on external surfaces. We are disinfecting door knobs, hand rails and common area surfaces multiple times per day.

3. Any staff member showing signs of illness will be sent home immediately, and will remain at home, until they are symptom free for up to 72 hours. We understand our responsibility on the front lines of global travel, and we will not put our guests at risk of infection due to our own personal conditions.

4. We will continue to monitor the situation, and follow directions from the CDC, as well as other federal, state and local government agencies.

It's warm in Gainesville and our sprawling property allows for a full relaxing environment that is also safe for anyone needing to quarantine or travel. Thank you for your patience during this uncertain time. We hope to see you soon. Stay safe.

Joe and Cindy Montalto


Come Join Us Today For A Truly Relaxing Stay!

With so many choices at The Magnolia Plantation, you can start planning your next trip to Gainesville today!


Reservations Guest Comments

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Cindy & Joe Montalto
309 S.E. Seventh Street
Gainesville, Florida 32601

Information:   (352) 375-6653
Reservations: (800) 201-2379

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