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Thurston House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 1 Maitland B&B and Inns
Reviewed 5 March 2011

Well what can I say that hasn't already been said, so many great reviews already before me.
I booked this via the Internet back in UK after reading trip advisor and using google maps to ensure it was the correct position for our vacation
I had booked all three rooms for my family members and were met on the porch by Carole as we arrived at the House.
It was exactly how you would expect it if like me you spent some hours researching and looking at previous visitors comments and views.
The House is set on a lake, the rooms are all beautifully laid out, we had chocolates, flowers and a little photo frame gift placed on the bed.
After a long flight we got a great night sleep and Carole prepared a great breakfast of fresh fruit to start and egg casserole, sausages and dip.
Maitland itself is a very pleasant place, our hosts recommended the Cheesecake Factory for evening meal, they did all sorts of meals not just cheesecake, try the Meatloaf....very good.
The next morning after another home cooked breakfast we took a stroll around the two lakes, very peaceful listening to all the birds.
Carole and Jon invited us for cheese and wine on the porch with them in the afternoon, so we made sure we got back to enjoy this.
Sometimes if you use Trip Advisor alot like we do when travelling across the world you are able to find hidden gems and I can assure you if you stay at the Thurston House you will not be disappointed
We will always want to stay here if landing at Orlando.

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Reviewed 14 February 2011

We just spent the Valentine Holiday at the Thurston House, and we absolutely loved it! The location is great! We enjoyed being only 5 minutes away from the Winter Park area, close to some amazing restaurants, and only a couple of minutes away from the Enzian Theater. Carole and Joe, the innkeepers, were great hosts and the attention to detail is what makes this place unique. We walked into our room with rose petals, a small gift, and chocolate. Carole was great with giving us all the information we needed and you can tell she really loves, and cares for the Thurston House. It was very clean, and the breakfast in the morning will leave you wanting more! If you are ever in the need to escape from it all, you should really consider the Thurston House.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 January 2011

Truely an enjoyable experience. Breakfast table setting & food just top quality. Carole recommended Antonio's in Maitland for dinner.
www.AntoniosOnline.com. Again a very enjoyable experience. Unwind a little and enjoy Thurston House B&B. Chocolate bar on the bed & wine and cheese @ 5p.m.; a 'classy' touch!!!! Thanks Carole & Joe.

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 November 2010

We wanted a couple of days to relax before attending a conference in Orlando, so we booked two nights in the red O'Heir room with a lake view. It was a perfect way to wind down. Carole and Joe are the ultimate hosts, attending to every detail and anticipating what we might need or want. Carole's breakfasts were creative, delicious and varied. Sitting in a rocker on the screened porch for afternoon wine, crackers and delicious grapes is a wonderful memory. We are grateful for the excellent local restaurants and museums that Carole recommended, complete with directions and maps. Thurston House is highly recommended!

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled on business
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Reviewed 3 March 2010

The Thurston House B&B was a great find. It is the only B&B that is very close to Winter Park. The hosts where great. There was wine and cheese in the afternoon, good recommendations for dinner, a good home cooked full breakfast and lovely accommodations.

  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 February 2010

We came to the area to move our son to school. We initially booked at a low end chain because of proximity and were so unhappy after one night we HAD to find something else. We checked the internet and found Thurston House. We went to look at it and called when there was no answer at the door. THIS was the place! It is a wonderful large home, nestled in the woods but convenient to everything we needed. We were so thrilled. We went from stressed and upset to relaxed and smiling. Carol and Joe were so friendly and welcoming. Carol made wonderful breakfasts and gave us all kinds of suggestions about the area. This will be "our" place and we will stay here every time we visit our son.

  • Stayed: February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 January 2010

I keep coming back to Thurston House year after year for business and pleasure (alone or with husband) in the Orlando area, and I enjoyed another delightful stay there a few nights ago. Carole and Joe are intuitive innkeepers who will make your stay special every time. The rooms (I have stayed in each of them) are extremely comfortable, very clean and beautifully decorated. The grounds are attractive and nice for walking or sitting by the lake. Breakfast is absolutely delicious, and there is always plenty of food! If you want dinner reservations, sightseeing suggestions, or any other help with how to spend your time in the area, you will have enthusiastic and knowledgeable help. Oh, and save room for the dark chocolate bar in the room...

  • Stayed: January 2010, travelled solo
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1  Thank AKH-Florida
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Additional Information about Thurston House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 851 Lake Ave, North Orlando, Maitland, FL 32751-6306
Region: United States > Florida > Maitland
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Maitland
Price Range: £185 - £205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Thurston House Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Thurston House is central to everything, making us perfect for both business and pleasure travel. We are in the heart of Maitland, and 5 minutes to Winter Park, 10 minutes to downtown Orlando, 30 minutes to the attractions and one hour to beaches. Our three queen-sized guest rooms offer all modern amenitites. Our 8 acre lakefront setting provides our guests with quiet accommodations. ... more   less 
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