Blue Heron Inn

102 South 7th Street , Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


Enjoy a savory three-course gourmet breakfast, relax by the secluded heated pool or share island adventures with new-found friends in the gathering room. Unwind in the tranquility of an area rich in history and brimming with charm. Located in the heart of the National Historic District of Fernandina Beach, the Blue Heron Inn Bed and Breakfast is only steps away from Amelia Island’s beautiful picturesque Victorian island village. We invite you to take in the sun on pristine beaches, tour historic sites or browse numerous art galleries. Explore the island by horseback, kayak or bicycle and immerse yourself in its tranquil tropical surroundings. At the end of the day, return to the warm hospitality of the Blue Heron Inn and enjoy a drink poolside before dining at any of the exquisite restaurants.




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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness5.0
  • Onsite Dining4.9

Can't wait to get back!

5 on April 10, 2017

My husband and I are repeat visitors; we are already booked to go by in the early fall. Every stay is relaxing and enjoyable. We love visiting with the Inn Keepers, David and Julie. Breakfast is always delicious. We also like spending time at the afternoon social hour, with fresh fruits, cheeses and other snacks, along with wine or beer. It's a nice chance to meet the other guests, or just relax after a busy day. David and Julie know the area well and always offer great dining recommendations.

Best First Time B&B Experience

5 on April 10, 2017

The Compass room was spacious and I loved the décor. The breakfast is definitely worth going back for. Everything was in walking or biking distance. Dave and Julie were so friendly/recommendations were awesome.

A Wonderful Location & Great Hosts!!

5 on March 08, 2017

Just stayed at the Blue Heron Inn in Fernadina Beach, FL and had the most outstanding visit. Our room was very large and nicely decorated and the Blue Heron Inn itself was tastefully decorated and well-maintained. Our hosts, Julie & David Jones, couldn't have been more gracious and welcoming. We felt like we were part of the family. Every day brought a new, taste-tempting delight for breakfast. It was like having breakfast at a 5-star restaurant. In the evening we would attend the Happy Hour where we had an opportunity to visit a bit more with Julie & David as well as the other guests. It was always a great time, and the perfect end to a perfect day. We'll definitely be back!!!

Nice stay at Fernandina Beach

4.4 on February 16, 2017

David was kind and helpful. Pleasant conversation and good tips. Quiet city.

Very pleasant & enjoyable 2 night stay David & Julia are fantastic hosts.

5 on August 11, 2016

Richard & Audrey

Excellent Stay

5 on August 06, 2016

My wife an I enjoyed this bed and breakfast so much. It was one of the best we have ever stayed and look forward to visiting them again.

Amazing B&B Experience

4.0 on June 08, 2016

This was a special birthday getaway for my husband and I. It was also our 1st B&B experience. There were no disappointments. Julie and David were the perfect hostess and host. Our room was well decorated and comfy cozy. The gourmet breakfast was outstandingly delicious. All of our expectations were exceeded. We will definitely plan a return stay.

Happy Getaway

4.8 on April 19, 2016

Located close to the harbor and just a short walk from great restaurants and shops, the Blue Heron Inn is the perfect home away from home for enjoying Fernandina Beach. We appreciated David & Julie's good cooking and friendly service. And we relished parking the car when we arrived and getting back in two days later. Lots to do and see. Our favorite was a day outing on Cumberland Island via the Lucy Ferguson ferry. The Blue Heron is a special Inn, in a special place.

Great experience.

5 on March 18, 2016

We had an outstanding stay. Julie is very knowledgeable about the area and gave us good advice for each day of our stay. What a terrific cook she is. Each breakfast was better than the last. Our room was immaculate. The setting for the inn is lovely and very close to the downtown area.

Home away from home

4.4 on February 27, 2016

The hosts, David and Julie make this bed and breakfast a home away from home. It is a beautiful, clean,and comfortable house.

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Rooms & Rates

Jasmine room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Princess Amelia room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Cay room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Heron room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Compass Rose room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Sandpiper Suite room

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Location Type

Historic Victorian, Downtown, Island, Small town


Jacksonville, FL (JAX) 25 miles

Directions to property:

From Savannah, Georgia: Heading south on I-95 take Exit 373 Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach/Yulee. Turn left at the light. Continue on A-1A for approximately 14 miles. Turn left on Ash Street. The Inn is located on the corner of Seventh Street and Ash St, 102 South Seventh Street.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Wedding Facilities , Swimming Pool, Free Bicycles

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:30 - 6:30 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Room cleaning fee $300 applied if policy not followed.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Teens and 'Tweens 10+
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No Insurance rules/costs do not us to accept pets at this time.
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% at time of booking
  • Cancellations: Confirmed reservations require a 50% advanced payment (deposit) for your stay. Should your travel plans change, we will gladly refund your deposit with a 14-day cancellation notice. Cancellations within the 14-day period or anytime during your stay are subject to FULL payment for the remaining days booked.
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David and Julie Jones

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

World travelers, David and Julie have canvassed the globe, staying in unique locations such as castles in northern France, manor homes in Amsterdam and seaside villas in Mexico. They both recognize what comfort means in traveling. Together, they’ve meshed their business sense with their love of cooking, flair for gardening and knack for design. They’ve combined these talents and interests into what is a most unique and lovingly restored Inn.

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Three Course Gormet

  • Time Served: 8:30-9:30
  • Serving Location: Wrap-Around Porch, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Vegetarian Gluten Free, Vegan

Signature Dish

Dilly Crab Quiche with glazed bacon.
A local favorite written up in the BnB Association cookbook and Art on Amelia cookbook.


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