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Dickens House Bed and Breakfast

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Fort Lauderdale
Reviewed 15 August 2015

I chose the Dickens for the promise of great breakfasts. Of the three that we had, none were those featured on the hotel website. The three we had were frittata, scrambled egg burrito, blueberry pancakes. Not bad, not great. We stayed in the "cracker suite" on the third floor, which was quite a climb. If you take the virtual room...

4Thank KayakFLL
Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Dickens House. We were in the Perry Snell Room which is at the front of the house overlooking the street. The House is in a lovely part of town where we could easily walk to restaurants, museums, shops and the harbour. Parking is conveniently located right in front of the house. Our host...

1Thank Elsbeth A
Albuquerque, NM
Reviewed 30 June 2015

My husband and I had a lovely stay at the Dickens House. We were in the sunny and roomy Cottage Suite for six nights. Ed is a terrific host and his breakfasts can't be beat. He is not only helpful with tips on where to eat and visit, but he is attentive to many details that make a stay there...

Thank DCGAlbuquerque_NM
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 June 2015

On our trip through Florida we stayed two nights with Ed the owner of the Dickens House B&B. We wanted to stay outside of Tampa (we don't like big Hotel complexes) and found the B&B through Tripadvisor. We were welcomed into a little gem which has been renovated and furnished - with a lot of heart and love - by...

Thank Sibylle W
Mahopac, New York
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This was our first stay at a B&B and it was outstanding; consequently, the bar has been set very high for future B&B stays! The Dickens House location is great, you can walk to museums and restaurants and it's located in the beautiful Historic Old Northeast section of St. Petersburg. We were in St. Pete for a Birthday celebration, so...

1Thank Rayh2525
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

Great experience.. Loved the house and the food! The room we stayed in was tiny but so was our budget so that's okay! It was cute though, and didn't bother us. There's nice bath tubs and coffee hot chocolate and tea and cookies always downstairs. Really made you feel relaxed!

1Thank marissasmith5294
Punta Gorda, Florida
Reviewed 27 April 2015

We stayed at the Dickens House Bed and Breakfast for four nights. The house has every amenity that you would want in a B&B and Ed has paid attention to the small details. Ed is a delightful host. Probably the best thing was that most of the other guests had stayed there before, which gave the place a family feel....

Thank Doug D
Searsport, Maine
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Ed Caldwell, proprietor, is the most gracious host, as well as the most talented cook of the best breakfast presentation, variety, and taste that I have ever experienced while on vacation. We stayed in the Cottage room and we were impressed by the cleanliness without scents and the comfortable, convenient surroundings that reflect Ed's sense of what his guests like...

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Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 17 April 2015

My wife and I stayed in the Carriage Suite in the back of the main house and loved it. We booked it for the Tampa Bay Blues Festival which is 2 blocks away, so close we could use it for a rest stop between acts. The breakfasts were exquisite, the grounds clean, and the innkeeper very personable and helpful. A...

Thank Peter W
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We don't often stay at B & B's for various reasons but we had seen this one in Lonely Planet and came across it whilst looking for somewhere to stay in St Pete's. It looked interesting so we knocked on the door and Ed took us in for two nights, after that he was full. And, after a night we...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recommended by NBC Today travel correspondent, Peter Greenberg, and listed in Frommer's - Florida, as the highest rated B&B in Tampa Bay. We have Rough Guide's only official "Recommended By" award in Tampa Bay. Extraordinary 1912 Arts and Crafts restoration featuring unpainted woodwork, casual but refined interiors, Wi-Fi, guest computer, whirlpool tubs, fine cotton linens, Egyptian towels. A multi course gourmet breakfast is served daily. National Historic district neighborhood and downtown location all in one! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dickens House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 335 8th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-1904
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Dickens House Bed And Breakfast St. Petersburg, Florida
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Each room is quite different, but each has tv, private bath and mini refrigerator.”
504danm, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Dickens Suite is our favorite. The Cottage Suite has a second (single) bed”
  • The canopy bed is spectacular
  • Small private sitting area inside the Dickens Suite
  • Dicken Suite includes a confortable chair, a sofa, and desk
kweilbacher2010, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book early for reservations.”
maryjanek2013, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Book one of the suites on the second floor”
keithpcfl, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Nice and clean rooms”
Irenewissum, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
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