Hampton Lake B&B

Highway 301- 7 miles south of Starke (Starke-15 miles north of Gainesville)), Starke, FL 32091 USA (Show map)


Our contemporary lakefront home is a modified A-frame retreat with over 200 feet of waterfront stretching across a 800 acre cypress lake. You may fish, swim or canoe in the lake, ride bicycles or walk in our 60 acre field, or watch the sun set across the lake from one of our many rocking chairs. "Welcome to the Lake"



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.9


5 on June 11, 2015

We stayed there a few months ago and loved it so much we are making plans to go back this July.

A hidden Gem.

4.0 on August 17, 2014

8-16-2014 My husband and I stayed at the Hampton Lake B&B and found it to be in every aspect delightful. Rooms were comfortable, snacks were very nice with cold drinks and breakfast was good with a beautiful lake view. We would stay here again on our next trip to Hampton FL. (Starke)

Family weekend

4.6 on November 12, 2013

A wonderful spot for our family reunion. The weather was gorgeous so we were out on the lake, the rooms (beds in particular) were very comfy, and the breakfasts were excellent. Paula is a warm and welcoming hostess. We all highly recommend this spot and hope to be back soon.

Absolutely Loved our visit

4.8 on July 15, 2013

My wife and I, my brother and his wife, and my Mother all stayed at the Hampton Lake B&B over the 4th of July weekend to attend a family reunion in Lake Butler. What a wonderful time we had at the B&B. Paula is a fantastic host, her breakfast was outstanding. She kept plenty of homemade snacks on the Kitchen bar and plenty of beer and soda in the guest fridge. We were all very comfortable. The view over the lake is wonderful. If you are ever in the area, stay at Hampton Lake B&B. You will LOVE it. We will staying there again next year for our family reunion. Rick and Heidi

Perfect for small weddings!

5 on May 23, 2013

I stayed here and attended a small wedding (70 people) that was outside by the lake. It was a lovely and relaxing setting! The grounds were beautiful, the rooms were cozy, the food was excellent. Paula, Kim and Lisa's hospitality helped make our weekend a special celebration that will be cherished forever. Thank you!!

Peaceful retreat!

5 on January 17, 2013

Caring owner and staff, beautiful sunsets, and serene setting on the lake. Perfect place for kicking back and relaxing. Traveled for business, wished my husband were there to share the sunsets and wonderful breakfast. Southern hospitality and cooking.

Very satisfied!!

5 on October 27, 2012

Wonderful location, service and food. The innkeeper was very friendly and helpful - Great for business travelers!!

Another great year

4.0 on October 01, 2011

This was our third year staying at Hampton Lake B&B. Once again, the staff exceeded our expectations. We bring a group of about 25 and stay for 2 nights. We have them prepare all our meals. The food is very good. The two homes are very comfortable. Plenty of room for out group to all gather as one. Already looking forward to next year.

Great Place to stay

4.8 on October 01, 2011

The atmosphere at this inn really make us feel at home with the added bonus of a charming, gracious hostess who invited us to grab a cup of coffee, sit at the long bar and watch her magic in the kitchen. The breakfasts were the best we have ever had in a B&B and we have sampled many. Hampton Lake is beautiful and the sunset view is spectacular from the pier.

My first B&B was great

5 on August 29, 2011

This was my first B&B and I am not sure those to follow can match it. Thank you Ms. Paula for making me feel at home and safe.

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Rooms & Rates

Robin's Nest

Room has queen bed, tub/shower combo and is on the lakeside with outside deck

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

Kim's Retreat

Room has a king bed, double Jacuzzi tub and separate shower, a desk for business travelers to work

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

The Angler

This room has a fishing theme, queen bed with tub/shower combo

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

The Johnson Room

The Johnson Room is all-in-one, the bed and bath is all one room, it is on the lakeside with private deck to enjoy the lake

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

The Loft

The Loft is located upstairs, it has a king bed, daybed, and an additional twin bed (hidden). A large garden tub with separate shower and double sinks, also has a small balcony, however it is not on the lakeside

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Magnolia Room

The Magnolia Room has a queen bed, tub/shower combo and a desk for the business traveler

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

Wade Room

The Wade Room has a king bed, 2 twin beds, Jacuzzi tub, separate shower and 2 sinks. Opens up to a large lakeside porch, great room for a family

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

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Location Type

Near Jacksonville Airport, Lakefront, Lakeview, Waterview


Gainesville, FL (GNV-J R Alison Municipal) 14 miles

Directions to property:

From Gainesville-Travel north on State Road 24 which merges into Hwy 301 in Waldo. Appx 6 miles north of Waldo

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, The FIRM (rally racing school), Gatornational Raceway, University of Florida, Butterfly farms (2 of them), Waldo Flea Market and Camp Blanding

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Fridge, Microwave, Parking, Telephone

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Swimming, Water sports

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  • Check In:: after 2:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only On the porch or pier, please
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Children allowed by prior arrangement
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations are confirmed upon receipt of one night's deposit.
  • Cancellations: Reservations are confirmed upon receipt of one night's deposit. Deposit is refundable if cancellation is made 7 days in advance of stay.
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About the innkeepers

Paula is people oriented and is a member of several community and service organizations.

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  • Time Served: Accommate guest needs
  • Serving Location: porch, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

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