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Behind the Fence Bed and Breakfast Inn

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We booked the Behind the Fence B&B because it was close and looked so interesting, but we'll be back because it more than lived up to our expectations. Gorgeous antiques, charming, relaxed atmosphere, and very reasonable prices combine for lovely, different-than-your-ordinary B&B experience. Larry and Caroyln couldn't be more friendly and knowledgeable. We're already looking forward to our next stay.

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1 Thank MacCrowne
Tampa, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

What a great find! I found myself with a free night without the kids and was looking for a bed and breakfast in the Tampa area. I stumbled upon "Behind the Fence" and am glad I did. The history buff in me loved looking at all of the antiques and 19th centure replicated architecture. The bed and breakfast goer in... More 

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2 Thank GlobalTrekkers
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We were visiting relatives in Florida and needed to catch an early flight from Tampa home. We wanted to be close enough to the airport to be able to drop off the rental and have time to check in. In searching towns near Tampa we found this B & B in Brandon, about 45 minutes to the airport. The idea... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

I would agree with other reviewers - if you need modern amenities, give this a miss. If you need peace and quiet and a home away from home, you cannot do any better. Larry and Carolyn are simply the best. We have already stayed there twice and if we need to get back to Brandon, we will stay there again.

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

for those who are into modern accommodation, I would say: give this place a miss. If however, you are looking for something of the beaten path, then this is the place to book. A stay in "Behind the fence" is more than a B&B experience: it is an encounter with a different lifestyle all together. The accommodation is basic but... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

We booked based on rustic style in newer construction. The cabin was hot when we arrived and we were told there is no way tenants can control room/cabin temperatures. The owner said they would set the unit for cool while we were at dinner with relatives. Upon returning later that night there was no improvement and no air movement or... More 

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

When we entered Behind the Fence Bed and Breakfast Inn it was like stepping back in time to the early 1800's in New England. I've been to museums furnished just like this wonderful place and I wasn't allowed to touch anything. Here, I was actually encouraged to touch anything I wanted to! Carolyn, our hostess, was so gracious, answered any... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

We immediately felt transported in time. So relaxing, just what we needed. We have already reserved a return getaway! We plan to bring books, relax, and hike nearby (Alafia River State Park). However, what we look forward to most, is just staying "home" at the inn, soaking up the atmosphere of another time. We stayed in one of the rooms... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

The hotel was fine, the pleasure of Carolyn and husband’s company was great, and the bonus of interesting guests from around the world made the visit most enjoyable!

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Edgewater, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2010

Very cozy and very 1800's. Carolyn and Larry are great hosts. We had a lot of laughs and told a lot of stories. We really enjoyed staying there. We loved Brandon too. Great restaurants, no need to go to Tampa. We had plans to go but did not. We were happy just staying at the B&B and in town. Good... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Behind the Fence Bed and Breakfast Inn

Address: 1400 Viola Dr, Brandon, FL 33511-7327
Location: United States > Florida > Brandon
Price Range: $79 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Behind The Fence Hotel Brandon
Behind The Fence b&b Inn
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