Our Florida Bed and Breakfast Awarded Top 10 Best B&B in US for 2012!

Our Port d’Hiver Bed and Breakfast in Melbourne Beach Florida is not only celebrating our 5th Anniversary on December 17,  2012, but we are also thrilled about the honor of being the TOP TEN B&B in the US Award for 2012 from Bedandbreakfast.com! Bedandbreakfast.com is by far the largest global bed and breakfast directory with

Picture This: a Florida Beach Vacation Revealed!

“Sometimes the soul takes pictures of things it has wished for, but never seen.” ― Anne Sexton, Poet A Florida beach vacation at Port d’Hiver bed and breakfast is now revealed on Pinterest! Have you ever read a guest review of their stay at our Melbourne Beach bed and breakfast on TripAdvisor and thought to yourself,

Dianne’s Room

On the west side of the main house at our romantic Florida getaway is a lovely little room that we call “Dianne’s Room”. Dianne Blackwood was the only daughter of Walter and Ella Belle Brown. She was born April 13, 1913 in Liverpool, England and grew up in the house at Port d’Hiver. In an essay published

What’s your favorite book?

After breakfast this morning I was chatting with Michael and Sharon, a really nice couple from New York who are visiting Port d’Hiver Bed and Breakfast for the first time and staying in the Windward Suite. Having recently bought a new house, they were excited to tour the grounds and other guest rooms, talk about

Why Melbourne Beach?

Have you ever wondered what Port d’Hiver means? It’s French for “Port of Winter” and Ella Belle Brown named the property in 1925. The main historic house at Port d’Hiver Bed and Breakfast is an important landmark for Melbourne Beach and is known as the “Walter Brown House” but in the past locals called it “The