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Sweet Gum Bottom Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 3 Andalusia B&B and Inns
Reviewed 2 May 2010

My husband and I were looking for a little peace and relaxation and we found it. Laura and Ricky have thought of everything! They made us feel so welcome. The place is beautifully decorated. It's one of the best breakfasts I think I have ever had. We stayed in the Laura Leigh suite and the bed was so comfortable I wanted to take it home with me. We normally don't sleep well away from our own bed, but we both got a good night sleep there. You can tell the Laura and Ricky have gone to great lenghts to make sure every detail is covered. We will be looking forward to our next visit!!!

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 May 2010

This little B&B in is absolutly excellent in every way. Can fully recommend it. The location is very relaxing and the owners very charming. This is southern hospitalty at its best

  • Stayed: April 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 March 2010

We stayed at Sweet Gum Bottom whilst on a Robert Trent Jones Golf tour of Alabama. Sweet Gum Bottom was a substitute location when our first location closed down. What a substitute it proved to be. Quite easy to find with our GPS and located in a lovely country area, Laura met us with such friendship and hospitality we knew we would have a good stay. We could not help notice the beautiful décor on the way to our room, which similarly turned out to be immaculate in every way. As we had not eaten for ages Laura recommended an Italian restaurant in Andalusia. As we were not certain quite where to go Laura and Ricky drove in front of us to the location and stayed on for a meal with us (at our invitation), where we met up with their daughter. After dinner we returned to Sweet Gum Bottom and met up with another 'Brit' who was working in the area. We sat talking and drinking coffee into the very late evening and went to bed feeling as if we were part of the family. As we had to leave very early the next morning to make our tee time at Highland Oaks near Dothan, Laura must have been up at the crack of dawn to prepare a fantastic breakfast that certainly satisfied our hunger pains right through the golf. We are planning another RTJ golf trip early next year and Sweet Gum Bottom will be the top of our accommodation list.

  • Stayed: September 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 March 2010

My husband and I have stayed here several times, we have always had an excellent experience. PS-The food is spectacular!!

  • Stayed: March 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 February 2010

We loved every minute of our stay. Thank you so much for making us feel at home.
Lisa & Marty

Stayed: February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 February 2010

I suprised my husband for our 5th wedding anniversary by coming here. While only an hour from our house, it felt worlds away. The house is stunning and yet homey, the grounds beautiful and relaxing. Dont miss out on the scrap books about the history, move and restoration of this home. The food is absolutely delicious and the hosts were so friendly and made us feel right at home. The hosts know the area well. The chapel looks old although its not. and is simply gorgeous. I would love to renew our vows there. Had i known about this place 5 years ago, this is where I would have got married at. They even offer massage, romance or birthday packages. We will DEFINATELY be back!

  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 January 2010

My husband and I had to take a business trip to Andalusia, and we had never stayed at a bed and breakfast before, so we thought we'd give it a try. We were SO pleased with the house, the service, the comfy bed, and the wonderful and relaxing feel that the place offered. Laura, the owner, was very sweet. Her breakfast was fabulous! We would highly recommend this place if you are in the area!!

  • Stayed: January 2010, travelled on business
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sweetgumbottom, owner at Sweet Gum Bottom Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2010

Thanks so much for choosing us for your business trip. It is hard enough to be away from home, so it is really nice to be able to stay in a home, away from home!

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Additional Information about Sweet Gum Bottom Bed and Breakfast

Address: 27761 Straughn School Rd, Andalusia, AL 36421-1300
Region: United States > Alabama > Andalusia
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Andalusia
Price Range: £92 - £115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An award-winning B&B is located in Andalusia, Alabama. Sweet Gum Bottom Bed and Breakfast offers you 4 guest suites with jacuzzi and fireplace. Situated on 12 acres of beautiful countryside is our bed and breakfast, wedding chapel and reception center. We can't wait for you to come for a visit! ... more   less 

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