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Reviewed 2 June 2013

The Dicken's House was the perfect place for my husband and to try a B and B for the first time. It felt like home. Our room was beautiful. The owner was a wealth of knowledge about the area and recommended wonderful restaurants, things to do and see. The breakfast was always delicious. I loved eating around the big round...

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Reviewed 23 May 2013

Just got back from a trip to Florida and was lucky enough to spend 3 nights at Dickens House. St Petersburg is an up market and interesting city and Dickens House is just a short walk to plenty of restaurants and local attractions. The real gem of the establishment is Ed, the owner. His service is second to none and...

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Yorkshire, UK
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Only staying in St Petersburg for a few nights meant we that we researched thoroughly on the best place to stay - following the strength of previous reviews, we booked in at Dickens House. The owner Ed, greeted us warmly, provided us with a early check in (we arrived at 1pm) and was on hand with plenty of local information...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 March 2013

Good B&B. Great location in St. Petersburg. Clean rooms. Friendly owner. Parking was on the street but easy to find and neighborhood seemed very safe. It's also within easy walking distance of the stores and restaurants along the waterfront area.

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VA Beach
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We only spent one night and got upgraded to the Carrage Suite, but it was a wonderful place. House has lots of character and I don't mean that in any negative way. The suite was spacious ,well appointed and the bed very comfortable. Breakfast was well done with most folks seated at an eight person round table so conversation was...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 February 2013

We just returned to gray, slushy NYC from a sunny, delightful week in St. Petersburg. Our delight was, in no small part, due to staying at the Dickens House B&B. We booked late but Ed, our most excellent innkeeper, made the Carriage House available to us as we were staying a week. It is an upstairs apartment in a small...

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Thank Marsha H
St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 10 February 2013

Beautiful, comfortable home and very clean, cozy room. (Perry Snell room). Relaxed atmosphere. Friendly innkeeper. Breakfast was tasty. Good coffee. Fresh fruit. Nice company. We enjoyed our stay very much.

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Kearny, NJ
Reviewed 29 January 2013

My wife and I have stayed at the Dickens House several times in recent years, and it keeps on improving. Ed's selection of fresh fruit now sometimes includes papaya and juicy dates, and he has become even more creative with his breakfast preparations including eggs and pancakes made differently than you've ever experienced before. The Cottage Suite remains my favorite...

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Thank StevenJonKaplan
Rockport, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Staying at the Dickens House was like staying with old friends who happened to live in a 1912 craftsman style home that had been meticulously restored. We stayed for five nights in the Dickens Suite with its canopy bed, first class linens and pillows, lots of windows, a comfortable couch, lots of antique furniture, a cozy dressing area complete with...

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Florida
Reviewed 7 January 2013

I stayed here one night and did not partake in breakfast as I was invited to a brunch in town. I stayed in the "Orange Belt Room." The bed was comfortable and the linens were very nice. The bathroom was updated and spotlessly clean. Be aware that this room is very small. I wouldn't suggest that two people stay in...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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 Eighth Ave. Northeast, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Dickens House Bed And Breakfast St. Petersburg, Florida
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“Each room is quite different, but each has tv, private bath and mini refrigerator.”
 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles kweilbacher2010, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book early for reservations.”
 of 5 bubbles maryjanek2013, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Book one of the suites on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles keithpcfl, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Nice and clean rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Irenewissum, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
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