Welcome to Faraway Inn

Faraway InnFaraway Inn is set within a quiet, attractive residential area, but within a short 5 minute walk past Victorian and traditional Cracker homes to restaurants, bars, convenience stores, shops, boat launches, the public beach and the city dock.
WiFi   ▪   Canoes   ▪   Kayaks   ▪   Bicycles   ▪   Covered Pavilion
Cable TV   ▪   Movie Channel   ▪   Grills   ▪   DVD Movies   ▪   Games
Books   ▪   Free Local Calls   ▪   On-Site Vehicle and Boat Parking
All accommodations are ground floor, spread out over half of a city block of shaded flowered gardens.
Units Include
Refrigerator   ▪   CD/DVD Player   ▪   Dishware   ▪   Microwave
Two pre-packaged coffees with condiments   ▪   Cookware
Coffee-maker   ▪   Cable TV   ▪   Ceiling Fan   ▪   Toaster
Movie channel   ▪   Air-conditioning   ▪   Alarm-clock
Towels   ▪   Heat   ▪   Radio   ▪   Linens

Note: Cottages and efficiencies are equipped with stove/oven
Pets Welcome!
We welcome responsible pet owners and well-behaved pets. No size or breed restrictions for dogs. Pets on leashes are allowed on most beaches and in some outdoor seating restaurants.
Don’t wait – reserve your stay at Faraway Inn in Cedar Key, Florida! Our friendly staff will be happy to help you select the room that fits your family’s needs and can answer any questions you might have about our rates and availability.
Golf Cart Rentals
Faraway Inn now offers golf cart rentals — four seats, $65 day.


Faraway Inn Site History
islandhistory-1-1The Faraway Inn property was once the site of the Eagle Pencil Company Cedar Mill (circa 1870 – 1896). The mill was damaged in the 1896 hurricane and storm surge. The once plentiful stands of red cedar were becoming sparse and brought the end of the enterprise.
Faraway Inn is a Green Lodging
Faraway Inn is a Florida State Department Green Lodging and a Trip Advisor Green Partner.
  • Having a towel and linen re-use program
  • Using energy-efficient light bulbs
  • Tracking energy usage
  • Recycling
  • Educating staff and guests on green practices
If any guest would like fresh towels or bed linens all you need to do is ask.

19 responses to “Welcome to Faraway Inn

  1. I have two dogs and I am interested in in booking a room for July 15 and checking out the next day. I need a price and also the check in/ check out time.

    • Dear Kristie if possible can you call 888-543-5330 and speak with Shely to reserve you stay. We love the pets and would enjoy having you stay with us. Thank you.

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    • So sorry for the delay in responding. We did see that you are booked in Unit 9. If you have any questions please either call us at 1-888-543-5330 or 1-352-543-5330 or email us at info@farawayinn.com
      I am still not used to checking my wordpress for comments or requests and my apologies for not seeing this message until now.
      Doreen and Oliver Bauer owners/innkeepers

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  5. We r looking to rent a cottage for 2 people one bed from Oct 26 / oct 28 do u have any cottages available?

  6. My grandparents took me to the Inn.
    There use to be a dock. The Johnson
    family use to live @ the top of the hill.
    They fished, we would crab off their
    dock .

  7. Oliver, Doreen & Staff – I just want to say THANK YOU during our visit early Oct. I think even our Yorkie, Oliver had an enjoyable vacation, as even he seemed more relaxed when we arrived home! Making plans already for our next visit. Thanks again – Karen & Mark Hunter

    • It is always so great to hear when folks have a good time and especially when their 4-legged best friends have a good relaxing time also. Please remember when planning your next visit to see our specials and hopefully you can take advantage of one them. Again, we loved providing you with a relaxing, enjoyable get-a-way. If you have an opportunity to go on Tripadvisor and write a review that would be fantastic. Your positive comments mean so much to our business. Respectfully, Doreen & Oliver

  8. My husband Lance and I are interested in coming to Cedar Key this weekend with our two dogs. Do you have any vacancies? We would check in tonight Friday September 27th and out on Sunday September 30th. Coming from Tallahassee and love CK. We own a lot on the island and have been coming for yrs. We enjoy renting at different locations for varying experiences and have never stayed with you before. Thanks and have a great day!

    • I am so sorry for not replying to your question. I am still getting used to using WordPress and did not realize I had messages. Again, our sincerest apologies. Respectfully, Doreen & Oliver Bauer

    • Our sincerest apologies for not responding to your request sooner. Our new website through WordPress is very new to us and we had no idea we had requests pending. Again, please accept our apologies. Respectfully, Doreen & Oliver Bauer

  9. hi, I would love to have some info on your inn. we would check in on 10/15/13 thru 10 /19 /13. A room with a gulf view and small kitchen area. thanks.

    • We are so sorry for not responding to your request. We had no idea that requests would come in through our new website and now that we know we will check it daily. Again, our apologies for not getting back to you sooner. Respectfully, Doreen and Oliver Bauer

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