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Don Vicente de Ybor Historic Inn

1915 Republica de Cuba, Tampa, FL 33605
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Ranked #47 of 159 hotels in Tampa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for our anniversary and loved it. Our room even had a mini iron balcony . Most rooms have 12 foot ceilings ours had a king size bed and hardwood floors. The room was larger than most chain hotel rooms and staff friendly.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for one night during our anniversary. Great location. Beautiful historic building with lots of character. The staff were very friendly and nice. Gave us instructions on what to see and do in Ybor. The room was clean and nice. My only complaints were 1. very hard uncomfortable and cheap bed. 2. Paper thin walls. We had very rude, neighbors... More

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Tampa, Florida
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90 reviews 90 reviews
3 hotel reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Well, well. I've been to the Don Vicente a number of times, for an event or a few drinks, and stayed here twice now over the past 3 years. The location is very convenient to walk all of ybor city, like 20 city blocks worth of walking. Awesome restaurants, museums, flower and gift shops, and many. many clubs for dancing...anything... More

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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222 reviews 222 reviews
91 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I actually had some trouble finding the hotel driving to it because it didn’t look like a hotel at all and it was located as the only building on a huge parking lot in the middle of the Ybor area. Before entering I did not know anything about the Cuban area of Ybor and the history of the building but... More

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Palatka, FL
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40 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Our son and brand new daughter-in-law wisely chose this property as their 'one stop' 'all inclusive' wedding spot. The building itself is elegant and classy, decorated with some of the most beautiful chandeliers and lighting fixtures I have ever seen. The individual rooms were large, most with balconies that you entered by double French doors from your room. They had... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Just stayed there one night as all of the "name" hotels in Tampa were completely booked up. Took a risk and stayed here - great people at front desk and throughout hotel - room was beautiful - the neighborhood was great - so much better than staying in downtown Tampa.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We stopped at this beautiful inn during a tour of Ybor City. This old inn is beautifully maintained and the best kept secret in Tampa. If you enjoy historical buildings, this inn would be a delightful place to stay. It is beautifully kept with period furnishings which would be a real treat - it is absolutely magnificent. The inn only... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We are part of a team of paranormal investigators called Gateway Paranormal in Nova Scotia. Three of us - me, spouse and his 14 year old son travelled to Orlando for March break and decided to do a ghost hunt while we were there. Having seen this Inn on The Dead Files, we booked the spooky room 305. We conducted... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the inn for a one night trip to Ybor City. The inn is very quaint and very comfortable but the best part was the welcoming staff and owners. We had the great fortune of having a complete history of the inn from the owner Jack who loves the place and truly lives the philosophy of the guests... More

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Fort Worth
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We booked the DVI based on all of the good reviews here, and it was a terrible mistake. If you like historic and rustic, and don't mind thin walls, this is the place for you. Pros: location - in the heart of Ybor City (aka Gaybor) free wifi (don't forget to ask for the user ID and password when you... More

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Address: 1915 Republica de Cuba, Tampa, FL 33605
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Tampa
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The Don Vicente Historic Inn is a beautiful boutique hotel located in Tampa, Florida. Featuring two spacious suites and sixteen guest rooms with hardwood floors, Persian rugs, cast-iron balconies, antique furniture and chandeliers gathered from around the world, the Don Vicente is the epitome of luxury and historic character. At The Don Vicente, guests can enjoy complimentary breakfast, broadband internet, voicemail and writing desks, shower and tub bathrooms, TV and plush bathrobes throughout the duration of their stay. The dramatic four-poster canopy beds welcome tired visitors, while our other amenities provide the comfort and splendor fit for a King or Queen. All of the furnishings are high-end antique treasures, making the ambience of the hotel unmatched. Enjoy exploring our grand salon, where you’ll find countless conversation-starting artifacts from across the globe. It’s the perfect setting for mingling or enjoying a moment alone. Our quaint café features a wood-carved bar that was rescued from Tampa’s old Sea Wolf Bar, and can seat up to 40 guests. One of the most unique areas of the hotel is the underground lounge. Considered Ybor’s hidden speakeasy, the lounge features built-in booths, a large wooden bar and exposed brick walls. It is the ideal space to truly experience the historic Ybor City atmosphere. For your next event, consider using The Don Vicente as a beautiful backdrop and entertaining space. We host everything from weddings, showers, rehearsal dinners, anniversaries and parties to corporate functions and charity events. ... more   less 
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