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Bay Breeze Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 9 Fairhope B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 June 2012

What a wonderful surprise! Took a chance on a new place and we were very happy. The hostess Becky is a gracious southern Lady who made us feel right at home. Better than home - she leaves soft drinks, ice cream and snack available - my Mom wouldn't have! Beautiful shady lot with an explosion of colorful flowers and greenery.
The finale - breakfast on the pier before we left this morning.
Wonderful - peaceful, and close to lots of other wonderful things to do and see.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 June 2012

Becky & Bill Jones run a very pleasant and interesting place in Fairhope, on the eastern edge of Mobile Bay. We stayed in a garden room, because we were looking for more privacy than is usually found in rooms which a part of the main house. But, because of the set up of the house, all rooms seem to provide a reasonable amount of privacy. It's more than a place to sleep & eat. There are ducks & geese to feed, lots of cats, bikes to ride, and a long pier where you can watch the sunset & pelicans (and eat a great breakfast). Bring some fishing gear & take advantage of the lights on the end of the pier, which attract bugs...which attract fish...which attract fishermen, as Becky explained. Lots of ice cream and soft drinks in the 'fridge for anytime you want. We'll be back.

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  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Stevelem
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Reviewed 28 May 2012

We spent 3 days at the Bay Breeze. We were surrounded by beautiful gardens, a perfect view of the Bay, and a pier that is just a few easy steps from the house. Not only were the breakfasts delicious but there were beautifully served. The house has many comfortable places to sit and read or just look out over the bay. Shops and restaurants are very close. Wintzells, the seafood restaurant directly across the street, is wonderful. There is an ice cream parlor right down the street. My husband and I both came away thinking it was the most relaxing place we have ever gone and are looking forward to going back in the fall.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Patricia G
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Reviewed 18 May 2012

I've traveled for a living for about 35 years and usually avoid Bed & Breakfast situations. But Becky and Bill's place is different from most. I come here every chance I get. There is privacy, but you feel almost as if the hosts are your favorite kin. Fairhope is a lovely, exiciting town, but you really don't want to leave Bay Breeze. Every touch -- in the gardens, in the home, in the cabins -- is perfect, not over-wrought or fussy but interesting and lovely. There will always be some nit-picking detractors -- even Camelot had its attackers -- but if you don't find this place inviting, I probably don't want to know you.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 15 May 2012

The gardens are beautiful. The rooms clean. The views are excellent!

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 April 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed. Exceptionally well organized. Perfect hosts who go out of their way to make you feel welcome.. A lovely home on Mobile Bay you'd truly love to have yourself. You get the run of the common areas which are well appointed. You can just sit there listening to music, or reading, or watching a perfect sunset -- or all three. One of the most relaxing places you'll ever find. Breakfast is a delicious and different treat everyday.

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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 April 2012

Be advised that this is not somewhere to stop if you're just passing through. There is a two day minimum to book a cottage. I tried to explain that I was looking for a nice place for me and my fiance to spend our wedding night but it didn't make a difference. They were not willing to negotiate and I believe that's bad business especially under the circumstances. By the way you only get one chance at your wedding night and they weren't helpful at all.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Reid S
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BayBreeze251, Owner at Bay Breeze Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

July 12,2017 - - - looking back many years, this is still one of our favorite unfavorable comments. Hope this couple is still happily married and has 5 or 6 kids !

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Additional Information about Bay Breeze Bed & Breakfast

Address: 742 S Mobile St, Fairhope, AL 36532-1115 (Formerly Church Street Inn)
Region: United States > Alabama > Fairhope
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Fairhope
Price Range: £117 - £139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This unique bay front stucco home was built in the early 1930's and has been lovingly restored, remodeled and enlarged through the years to hold family heirlooms and period antiques which date back five generations. Wicker, stained glass, hooked and oriental rugs abound in every room. Everything from a mantel to a sofa or silk tie quilt has a very special story. ... more   less 
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