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Valrico, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed at our fair share of B&B's over the years - from Florida to Maine, and England to Italy. The Dicken's House remains at the top of our list, so much so, that we come here regularly, as we are blessed to be only an hour away by car. My wife will come here by herself for a personal... More 

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Redhill
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautifully furnished and really interesting home, and the guest accommodation is clean and very comfortable. It's on a quiet, pretty street, easy on-street parking, but only a few minutes walk from Beach Drive, which has a very good range of food and drink options, and where you can pick up the trolley bus (50 cents a ride),... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016

My partner and me read many recommendations about this place. It was a unique experience. The B&B facilities are more then fine, the room design was theme oriented as promised. But there was something even greater - the B&B host service was warm, kind and highly informative about the few attractions on the area. The superb yet homey breakfast served... More 

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Thank MorHalimi
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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent a beautiful time at The Dickens House Bed and Breakfast! We enjoyed Super friendly owner host Ed, delicious breakfast, very well kept property, and our cottage was amazing! Also, location is super convenient - walking distance to all restaurants and attractions! We strongly recommend this villa and we will definitely will stay again there :)... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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Reviewed September 9, 2016

My wife and I only live about 15 miles from Dickens House B&B, but we just finished our third stay with Ed. We're in our 50's, like to travel, and have stayed in very nice hotels and B&B's across the country. Dickens House is far and away the most enjoyable B&B we've stayed in. Ed lovingly restored the home to... More 

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Little River
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2016

First off, due to crazy rains in Florida I needed to change my reservation so that our trip could be more enjoyable. The owner was great and happily moved our dates back, no problem. Thank you!! Upon arrival no body was there to greet us but no problem a quick phone call and the door code was given and even... More 

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Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Ed met us at the door with maps and directions for dinner and places to visit. He was so gracious and kind. The room was very clean and included all you'd need for 2 nights away. We used the fridge for our 20the anniversary wine and leftovers from meals eaten out. We used the DVD player with a movie we... More 

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Thank Marc S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Beautiful restored Arts and Crafts house very well situated in St Petersburg. Short walk to the beach front and all the restaurants. Very handy for the trolley bus. House is beautiful inside and out, full of character. Our bedroom (The Cottage Suite) was a good size and the bed very comfortable; all very clean and good linens. Breakfasts were excellent,... More 

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Key Largo, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Our love of blues festivals has led us to St. Pete on two occasions (so far!). We stayed at Dickens House on both trips and could not have made a better choice. The festivals are held at Vinoy Park which is a 5 minute walk from the B&B. Also within walking distance are great restaurants, museums and shopping. The accommodations... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2016

Dickens House is located at the centre of St Petersburg, very close to the beach, parks, a swimming pool and a variety of bars, cafes restaurants. Despite its close proximity to all the action, the street was very quiet. The house was tastefully decorated, beautifully lit and very clean. The proprietor Ed Caldwell was a wonderful host; he did everything... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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
Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“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, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Book early for reservations.”
 of 5 bubbles maryjanek2013, Mar 20, 2016 | Read review
“Book one of the suites on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles keithpcfl, Jan 23, 2016 | Read review
“Nice and clean rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Irenewissum, Oct 28, 2015 | Read review
“Perry Snell room is gorgeous”
 of 5 bubbles rhirhi_12, Aug 17, 2015 | Read review
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