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Deer Run Bed & Breakfast

At a Glance

    Pros

  • quiet location
  • healthy breakfasts
  • complimentary bike, kayak, and state park passes use

    Cons

  • price is a bit high
  • hard to find

Deer Run Bed & Breakfast Review

Key deer wander the grounds of this beachfront bed-and-breakfast, set on a quiet street lined with buttonwoods and mangroves. Innkeepers Jen DeMaria and Harry Appel were way ahead of the green-lodging game when they opened in 2004. They continue to make strides in environmental- and guest-friendliness, and have been recognized for their sustainability efforts. Two large oceanfront rooms are decorated in soothing earth tones and furnished with mahogany and pecan-wood furnishings. The beach-level unit is decorated in key lime and flamingo-pink, with wicker furnishings, and the garden-view room is an eclectic mix that includes Victorian farmhouse doors serving as the headboard of the queen-size bed. Guests share a living room and a veranda. The mostly organic breakfast menu is suitable for vegans. Guest rooms are stocked with organic cotton towels and cruelty-free toiletries.

    Hotel Details

  • 4 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
Updated: 03-25-2013

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