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Gram's Place BnB GuestHouses\Hostel and Music

3109 N. Ola Ave., Tampa, FL 33603
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Ranked #2 of 9 Tampa B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kansas City
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Tampa for a conference, and Gram's was suggested by some fellow attendees who also prefer real people and something creative, instead of big hotels. It fit the descriptions from the moment I walked in, and the real people were a good find. Now, it's a counterculture hostel, and for the cruise-taking big beige hotel tourist it would... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I searched for backpacker hostels in Tampa area and read the great reviews of this place so thought we'd check it out, am traveling with my dad. The only room available was a mixed dorm room so we took that. Having stayed in many backpacker hostels across the world, some great, some not so this definitely falls into the not... More

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Suitland, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Gram's Place is an awesome experience by itself. Bruce and his staff were super friendly and went way beyond any normal hostel service. Bruce gave lots of great travel tips for seeing the city and avoiding traffic problems for the Buccaneers/Ravens game. He also loaned out his bicycles for a bike ride around the Riverwalk. The hostel was very laid... More

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed here for two nights while we were in town for the Sunset Music festival. To be honest we were almost put off by the neighborhood it was located in at first but were more than happy with our lodging decision once we got inside. This place is a very chill, very cool, very hip... More

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Our Requirements: Budget friendly, private bath, clean & bug free room. Requirements were all met. This place is a flashback to the late 60's. Lived through it once and wasn't prepared for what we found. Yes, Gram's Place is like visit to Haight-Ashbury during the Summer of Love. It is a friendly, somewhat cluttered place and makes you feel a... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Great people friendly place!! I've stayed her a few times over the years, while attending local shows. The vibe is both energetic and relaxing. The owner and his staff have always been attentive to my needs. The other guests have always enriched my life with their worldly travel stories and perspectives. For a hostel that can have many people in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I stayed there a few years ago in the shared room as a student and I will never forget it how dirty, unfriendly and noisy it was. I do like music but having it on all night? The owner was rude, unhelpful and just mean. I would not recommend it to anyone. Stay clear.

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bruce h, Owner at Gram's Place BnB GuestHouses\Hostel and Music, responded to this review

Thank You for your review, I have never seen someone reference a review based on staying somewhere, and I quote " A FEW YEARS AGO" We understand we can not make everyone happy and since my late brother died "A FEW YEARS AGO" we admit we needed to do some work around here. and for the last 6 years have... More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Four of us drove from Chicago looking for a clean bed and bathroom at a reaonsable rate. Red Roof Inn did not cut it and we wanted to experience the local scene. Gram's place provided so much more and is a highlight of our trip that we will always remember. We experienced the private room and the train room along... More

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ypsilanti
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

It's a hostel...so be familiar with hostel lodging or you might be disappointed. This said, Gram's place is the ONLY reasonable, safe housing choice if you are flying into Tampa on a budget. It is a 70's throwback and you will meet a lot of really nice people. Bruce, the owner is a warm- hearted sweet man who will chill... More

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Turin, Italy
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88 reviews 88 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

You know, I haven't found that much hostels while travelling within Florida...so finding this place, even I was there while most of people in Tampa were in Xmas holidays so it was not crowdy, I was really suprised. I really liked the facility, that has been built around trees with a huge effort of handwork that gives to this place... More

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Address: 3109 N. Ola Ave., Tampa, FL 33603
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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