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Dickens House Bed and Breakfast

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335 Eighth Ave. Northeast, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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Dickens House Bed and Breakfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at this B&B. We were just as impressed as the first time. Breakfast was wonderful. The property is so well maintained. The rooms are spacious and the bed linens and towels are of such fine quality. Can't wait to return.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for two nights and had a wonderful time. Ed was a perfect host. The house is nicely situated in the town. We were in the Cottage Suite- lovely! Plenty of space. Ed prepared yummy blueberry pancakes on our first morning and savory eggs baked in cream the second morning. Both meals were accompanied by... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed 2 nights before our flight home to the UK.The airport was an easy 30 minute drive. Ed was helpful and very welcoming. We had long chats about St Petersburg, America, the UK and the world in general! The breakfasts were delicious and the room more than comfortable. The location is ideal for the town and the 50 cent... More

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Sarasota, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I spent Memorial weekend in St Petersburg; we stayed two nights at Dickens House. Our Cottage Suite was clean and comfortable, and our host Ed was most helpful and accomodating. A couple of days before our arrival, we informed him we'd just gone gluten-free, and he prepared two delicious breakfasts for us without wheat. We'll be back!... More

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Tampa, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Ed always does an amazing job. We live in Tampa Bay but never get the chance to be tourist in our own backyard so we book a weekend at Dickens House! This time the Cottage Suite was available so we booked it. If you are not interested in having the traditional house stay and want additional privacy it's great. You... More

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Atlanta, GA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We visited friends in St. Pete this past weekend and stayed at the beautiful, charming inn. Great rooms, awesome breakfast and the nicest inn keeper you can think of. If you visit St. Pete, that's the place to go!

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We had the smallest room (The Orange Belt), which Ed warned us for. It was still good though, since the common areas are excellent to hang out. The bed is good and you're very close to the harbour. Ed is a great host who whips up an amazing breakfast: delicious all 4 times, all different. Definitely worth going here!

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Fuerth, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We were staying in the smallest room, still we had enough space. The Dicken's House is approx. 15 Minutes walk away from city center, if that's still to much there's also a tourist-transport leaving every 15 Minutes. Breakfirst was delicious, and aditionally there was coffee / home-made cookies available, yuummmm!! Additionally, Ed really knows what to do / to see.

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Ocala, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Best B & B ever. Delicious gourmet type breakfast with fresh fruit, yummy coffee, and unbeatable entree; different each day of our 3-day stay. Mr. Caldwell is a very friendly informative host, and caters to individual dietary needs. The rooms are very clean and comfortable with all amenities one could desire. Looking forward to a return when possible.

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Great and quiet location. Restaurants and small beach are near by. Room and bathroom clean. Breakfast you had also fresh fruits, what was really good suprice!!! Staying there is like you stay at home. Owner is great storyteller. :) Greetings from Finns!

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Address: 335 Eighth Ave. Northeast, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
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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 
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