Kayak Amelia has been asking us to come out for an experience. So I finally got the chance today with my kids. To say the least we had a blast. My upper body got a work out and my eyes got a great view of the salt marsh and the animal life. My sons Rob & David were in one Kayak and Megan & I were in separate kayaks. Ray the leader and trainer of the group was awesome. Friendly and engaging but knew how to say things so that everyone understood, even the little ones. Safety first, very cool. The staff was really friendly and very approachable. We got a quick lesson of the road so to speak and were off. A pretty big group on their Eco-Tour and we truly saw a lot. The three hour tour went by pretty quick and at the 1/2 way point we beached the kayaks and Ray passed out fabulous & huge chocolate chip cookies. You could go at your pace and there was always a staff person in front and in back. The Hoyt House will be putting some great outdoor packages together and we will be adding Kayak Amelia as the feature activity. I can’t wait to get out there again, in my own Kayak! Check them out at Kayak Amelia.
March 22nd, 2012 by Deborah Gold
March 10th, 2012 by Deborah Gold
The Hoyt House is now part of an elite group of Bed & Breakfast across the United States. We are part of a Select group of B&B’s that uphold the high standard expected by Select Registry. We have worked hard to bring the Hoyt House to high level that our Select Registry guests expect. Our plaque is hung and our spirits high. We will always try to exceed our guests expectation with 5 star service, luxury bath Gilchrist & Soames amenities, 600 count Egyptian Cotton luxury linen and a true gourmet breakfast experience.
February 20th, 2012 by Deborah Gold
Our Murder Mystery Weekend is fast approaching. February 24-25, 2012 and you get Mystery, Murder & meet the Author and book signing. Also,you experience Deborah’s gourmet talent in the kitchen and Myrta’s famous bar-tending skills in the Amelia Lounge. Not to mention you will for sure meet some new friends. 299.00 per couple plus your room choice. We have a few rooms left, so come join us for what will be a killer of a good time.
February 2nd, 2012 by Deborah Gold
President’s Day Week-End Special
The Hoyt House is offering a three day Presidential Package to celebrate our President’s. Three nights of pampering at The Hoyt House to include horse drawn carriage ride through the Historic District, Free tickets to the Amelia Island Museum, Complimentary Champagne upon arrival with Chocolate Covered Strawberries waiting in your chambers. Finally, one enchanting evening to enjoy an exclusive Cocktail Hour & Sunset Cruise aboard our private Yacht Nice Aft. As always our made to order breakfast from our 6 appetizer and 7 entree choice menu will start your day right. Enjoy our Special Blend French Press coffee. The heated pool & hot tub will also be available for your pleasure. Come celebrate at the Hoyt House for this amazing Presidential Package including your superior room accommodations for 895.00 and our deluxe accommodations for 849.00 double occupancy. Experience The Hoyt House and the beauty, history and splendor Amelia Island has to offer. (Can not be combined with any other offer, tax & gratuity not included).
January 8th, 2012 by Deborah Gold
When you need to check-out, check-in to The Hoyt House Bed & Breakfast and get a great deal in January 2012. Book your stay any two nights in January and get the 2nd night 50% OFF. The Holidays are over and we need to re-learn how to relax again. All the amenities you can think of are at The Hoyt House. History abounds in this 1905 mansion. Get your cocktail of choice delivered to you by the hot tub our in your warm and luxurious guest chambers. Hungry, the Hoyt House can take of that as well. Dinner by special request is available. Join us for English Tea daily in the hand stenciled dining room or maybe breakfast in bed is what you desire. Need a break and a great price, come visit us in January and get the best of both worlds. Can not be combined with any other specials, discounts or previously booked rooms. For the month of January 2012 only.
December 31st, 2011 by Deborah Gold
The Hoyt House Bed & Breakfast will be putting on a Murder Mystery based on a Murder in Fernandina. A ghost tour, a three course dinner and yes actors and detective Miller will be interviewing our guests and writing down the clues. Figure out who dunn it. An exclusive script and a FREE copy of the book ” Murder In Fernandina” will be mailed to you upon booking your stay. Join us on January 27-28th 2012 for a killer of a good time. A walking Ghost Tour tour, extended cocktail hour and a glass of chilled champagne upon arrival. Only twenty will arrive but nineteen will leave. Check out the Website to find out the Killer price for this fabulous weekend. www.hoythouse.com
December 10th, 2011 by Deborah Gold
Christmas on Amelia Island is full of warm hospitality and gracious living. Most of the island and including the National Historic District is decorated in Holiday spirit. Take a carriage ride through the area and see some amazing 19th century mansions dressed in its glory. Dining on the island could not be better with some incredible chefs working overtime to make this holiday so very special. The Ritz Carlton had a huge private ship made out of gingerbread. A must see if you come the the Island. Sit on our porch swing and enjoy some warm apple cider and Egg Nog at The Hoyt House. Happy Holidays and a Healthy New Year to All!
November 13th, 2011 by Deborah Gold
Where traditions start! Join us for our 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Feast and leaving the cooking to Chef Deborah. Thursday enjoy an extended Cocktail Hour in the Amelia Lounge. Shrimp Cocktail & Brie En Croute made special for the evening. Dinner buffet of Roasted Turkey & Poached Salmon, Wild Mushroom Stuffing with Cranberries, Rice Pilaf, Mashed Red Potatoes, Steamed Asparagus & French Green Beans. Come back after your nap and savor the Hoyt House Amelia Island style dessert table of Very Berry Torte, Pumpkin Spiced Pie, Gooey Pecan Pie and a Slice of Chocolate Heaven. Dessert is served at 10pm with Decaf Coffee & Tea. Perhaps a shot of Bailey’s on the rocks or Sambucca & a fresh coffee bean to finish the evening of Thanks. You will need three days to digest, so stay and enjoy all that the Hoyt House and Amelia Island has to offer. Dinner is only 55.00 pp + tax & grat and comes with a complimentary glass of our house Chardonnay or Pinot Noir house wine. You can also purchase a bottle of wine from our wine list for your pleasure. Just let us know time and day and we will take care of the rest. Rates start at 210.00 per night for this 3 day minimum stay where we will exceed your expectations.
November 1st, 2011 by Deborah Gold
The Hoyt House Murder Mystery Weekend was awesome. We had guests play there parts to the hilt. Elvis was in a full head to toe costume and Jimmy Hendrix was very cool with a plastic blow up guitar. There was laughing and screaming in the dining room and all had a great time. The stuffed Rock Cornish Hens were perfect with Asparagus & Hollandaise and Rice Pilaf. The crab bisque was to die for. If you didn’t catch this one, join us next time on January 27th-28th 2012 for what will be our 4th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner. Twenty guests arrive but only nineteen leave.