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The Coastal Isles and the Okefenokee Hotels

Greyfield Inn

  • Grande Dame

Pros

  • Air-conditioned in summer
  • Lack of telephone service means complete solitude
  • Social hour with hors d'oeuvres

Cons

  • Pricey
  • No stores on Cumberland
  • Communications to the mainland are limited

Updated 10/13/2014

Fodor's Review

Once described as a "Tara by the sea," this turn-of-the-last-century Carnegie family home is Cumberland Island's only accommodation. Built in 1900 for Lucy Ricketson, Thomas and Lucy Carnegie's daughter, the inn is filled with period antiques, family portraits, and original furniture that evoke the country elegance of a bygone era. And the solitude offered by this 1,000-acre private compound also seems a luxury from the past. Prices include all meals, transportation by

private boat from Fernandina Beach, FL, tours led by a naturalist, and bikes.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Southern end of the island, accessible by private boat from Fernadina Beach, FL, Cumberland Island, Georgia, 31558, United States

Phone:

904-261–6408; 866-401–8581

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 12 rooms, 4 suites
  • All meals

Updated 10/13/2014

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