The Fairbanks House

Select Registry Member Since 1998

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The Fairbanks House

Select Registry Member Since 1998

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The Basics

Featured in The Best Romantic Escapes in Florida, awarded as the Number one place in the United States to Elope by where to Elope.com, and awarded membership in Select Registry for 24 consecutive years, Fairbanks House aims to please. This 8000 square foot 1885 Italianate villa is located in the historic district of Fernandina Beach, home of Amelia Island’s tours, attractions, shops and restaurants, and an easy bike ride to 13 miles of pristine beach.

Things We Love

Happy casual couple going for a bike ride on the pier on a sunny day

We have bikes for our guests to use to explore the area

We provide all types of beach equipment, (Towels, Coolers, Backpacks, Chairs, Umbrellas, etc), for guests to enjoy a perfect beach day

tennis racquets

We have sports equipment, (Tennis Rackets, Petanque sets. Disc Golf Bags and discs), for our guests to enjoy on the courts, or courses nearby

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charger
  • Swimming Pool
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Concierge Services
  • Adult Only
  • Green/Environmentally Friendly
  • Wine/Spirts Available Onsite

Best For

  • History & Heritage
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Romantic Retreat/Honeymoon Destination

Welcome

Featured in The Best Romantic Escapes in Florida and awarded membership in Select Registry for 22 consecutive years, Fairbanks House aims to please. This 8000 square foot 1885 Italianate villa is located in the historic district of Fernandina Beach, home of Amelia Island’s tours, attractions, shops and restaurants, and an easy bike ride to 13 miles of pristine beach. The mansion, three cottages and pool rest on an eco-friendly landscaped smoke-free acre featuring native plants and a butterfly garden.
Oversized rooms and suites – some with kitchens and multiple beds - are furnished with a blend of today’s comforts and yesterday’s beauty: king beds, flat panel televisions, coffee makers and antiques. Guest baths (all private ensuite) of this Amelia Island bed and breakfast offer showers and Jacuzzi or Victorian soaking tubs as well as earth-friendly amenities. Gourmet breakfasts and daily social hours with beverages and hot hors d’oeuvres can be enjoyed in our historic public rooms or piazzas by the garden where you’ll want to linger. Complimentary bikes, wifi, off-street parking, beach equipment, games and reading materials are always available but we are also at your service to make recommendations and reservations for a great Amelia Island experience. We’re happy to accommodate special diets – just ask.
Our Amelia Island bed and breakfast caters to adults and we’re known for our great packages including romance, holiday, elopement and ladies’ packages. Please visit our website or call us for our recommendations for your Amelia Island adventure.

Amenities

Inn Amenities: Pool, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Limited Spa Service, Wine/Spirits Available, National Historic Registry, Concierge Services,

Food & Wine

Breakfast

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Restaurant on Premises: No

Special Diets Accommodated: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Full

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Communal, Flexible Times

Pub/Tavern on Premises: No

Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages , Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Snacks, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Evening Cocktails, Complimentary Evening Hors d'oeuvres, Complimentary Warm Cookies before bed

Rooms & Suites

Cottages

Accommodations: Cottages, Efficiency, Suites

# of Rooms: 12

Beds: Twin, Queen, King

Room Entertainment: Cable TV, DVD Blu-Ray Players, iPod Docking Station, Video Library

Handicap Accessible: Not handicap accessible due to historic nature of property

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Microwaves, Private Deck, Refrigerator, Telephones, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi

Guest Services

Wireless

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: OnSite, Business Hours

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Pool, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Limited Spa Service, Wine/Spirits Available, National Historic Registry, Concierge Services

Location Type

Location Type: Small Town/Village, Coastal

Policies

Outside Only

Minimum Stay Required: Weekends, Holidays

Pet-Friendly: No

Innkeeper's Pets: Outside Only

Smoking Policy: Smoke Free

Family Friendly: No

Weddings & Events

Fairbanks House offers romantic affordable elopements for the wedding couple only - no guests. This complete package includes your officiant, wedding dinner, post-ceremony tour, wedding cake, champagne, and photography. You've done the heavy lifting by finding each other; let us do the rest.

Events Supported: Elopement

Wedding Services & Amenities: Officiant, Photographer

Business Travel & Events

Meeting Types: Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Indoor

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