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Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for the second time and were glad to see that despite the challenges brought on by the hurricane this year, there is still a great vibe at this ocean hideaway. Everyone here from the staff to the guests are kind and warm-hearted. Had a great talk with folks on the swings while we watched the sunset. Glad to...

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying at Faraway Inn again. We so appreciate your support while we undergo our post hurricane Hermine transformation. Within the next couple of months we should be back 100% both inside and outside. It has been a very hard road but things are on track now and full steem ahead. Luckily the storm could not...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Friday we arrive at the Faraway In. For our third visit, we feel so blessed that our cottage two made it thru the storm! Last year we spent New Years at the Faraway with our fur babies, that could not be more welcomed or, LOVED! So excited to come back and support the local business people, even if cedar...

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing to stay at Faraway Inn again. Thank you for wanting to help and support us in our time of need. Cottage two was actually severely damaged by hurricane Hermine. But because of great people the cottage was repaired and almost all is brand new inside. Within the next couple of months we should be...

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our annual visit to the Faraway inn was perfect as always. They are up and running as they continue to repair after the Sept hurricane. The awesome location across from the water left them vulnerable to damage. But we enjoyed our stay just like every other year. The cutest , most affordable cottages. I wouldn't think of staying anywhere else....

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about Faraway Inn. We are so pleased you chose to stay with us year after year. You have become part of the Faraway Inn family. When you visit next we should be back 100%. The cottages, rooms and property will be even better than ever. Respectfully, Doreen and...

Hobe Sound, Florida
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Hurricane may have eliminated this favorite 2016 Throwback. Comfortable. Wonderful sunsets on the large covered porch with swings. Clean and quaint. Reminds me of the Florida Keys back in the 1970s. Could not be more Pet Friendly. Provided our dog with a dog biscuit and Faraway Dog collar upon arrival. Unfortunately we were on a short stay but enjoyed our...

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your Faraway Inn stay. Just to clarify Faraway Inn is open for business again. Our online system and credit card processing has been reactivated. At this time we have Cottage 2 and 4 open as well as small efficiency rooms 5, 6, 8 and 9. Property is...

New Port Richey, Florida
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed here a few times and rented the Captains Quarters. The owners are awesome as we arrived very late, but had our "Quarters" ready for us and our pup. We also met my mother up there and she had one of the smaller rooms. Perfect for her. The beach is a little rocky, but we enjoyed fishing from there....

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review about your Captain's Quarters past stays. As soon as insurance is settled we do hope to bring back our 6 out of commission units. On the bright side we have Cottage 2 and 4 open as well as small efficiency motel rooms 5, 6, 8 and 9. Faraway Inn is all about family, pets,...

Interlachen, Florida
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We spent a weekend with friends, reserving two cabins and 1 efficiency. Six people total (older) with total of 4 dogs. What a pleasant little inn close to water. Our cabin was extremely clean, quite large and was ready when requested. There were large windows, so you had plenty of viewing area. For the cabins, parking is right at the...

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

You have written such a detailed, incredible review of your stay at Faraway Inn. We are so happy humans and doggies all enjoyed their stay. Faraway Inn has sustained significant damage from hurricane Hermine and we will be closed for room rentals until early 2017 as we undergo cleanup and construction. We hope to have all of you visit the...

Orlando, United States
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The Faraway Inn exceeded our expectations in every way. My husband and I were looking for a quiet and quaint, yet fun and relaxing place to get away from the real world. We got lucky in discovering this place, as it met all the above. It was the first place that we had ever tried a pet-friendly stay to bring...

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about your Faraway Inn stay. We are so pleased that Faraway Inn exceeded your expectations. Unfortunately September 2016 Hurricane Hermine has caused us to temporarily close for business. We plan to cleanup and rebuild and hope to be back up and running in early 2017. We...

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Faraway Inn 7/28 - 7/30. Sheli, the manager, and all of the staff were extremely warm and friendly. They really made you feel at home. We stayed in Unit #11. The room was very clean and quaint. We had a nice view of the gulf from our patio. We enjoyed the use of the barbecue grills...

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your Faraway Inn get-a-way. We are always so pleased when guests enjoy their stay. We love when guest bring their pets with them on vacation. Glad you took advantage of using the kayaks and canoes to explore. You know where to call when you need to get-a-way again. Please...

Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We were looking for somewhere "away from it all" where we could really relax for a few days, and we found it at the Faraway Inn. Suffice to say that having spent several very happy hours on the inn's porch swings watching the gulf & the birds (who looked equally relaxed) fly by, I came home and ordered my own...

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

So glad you found Cedar Key and Faraway Inn for your R&R get-a-way. Thank you for your patience and glad you took us up on the golf cart to island explore while you waited for your room to be prepared. Our ladies know how important it is to have each room prepared as close to cleanliness perfection as possible. We...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The Faraway is an interesting mix of cottages and rooms with Cedar Key's "old Florida" charm with the right mix of modern convenience. Great floors and kitchens equipped with everything you could possibly need, and unexpected luxuries like super soft bath towels and full size coffee makers. Owner Oliver and Manager Shely made us feel extremely welcome. Great water views,...

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Thank you so much for writing a review of your Faraway Inn stay. So glad you made use of the bikes and canoes/kayaks to island explore. We all try hard to make each guest feel special. This was a very good year for Faraway Inn and we were able to purchase all new towels, bed linens, mattresses for all beds...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guests enjoy free use of canoes,kayaks, bicycles, grills, wifi, movies, books, games and more. Golf cart rentals available for our guests. We are located in a residential area within a 5 minute walk to down town and Dock Street. We are very pet friendly with no size or breed restrictions on dogs. We have ample boat parking/rinsing on site. Clean, comfortable, ground floor motel units and cottages equipped with a minimum of fridge, micro, coffee maker, toaster, cable, heat/air/fans. All pets are welcome as long as their humans are well behaved. Your stay helps to support mom and pop business and four local households and our community volunteer Trap Neuter Return program. Thank you for viewing our site and considering your stay with us. Faraway Inn was built in the early 1950's on the original site of the 19th Century Eagle Pencil Company Cedar Mill. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Faraway Inn

Address: 847 3rd St, PO Box 370, Cedar Key, FL 32625-5045
Region: United States > Florida > Cedar Key
Price Range: £66 - £133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Faraway Hotel Cedar Key
Faraway Inn Cedar Key, Florida
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“Rooms 1, 2 or 3. Room 1 is closest to the ocean. All rooms were quiet during our stay.”
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