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Dickens House Bed and Breakfast

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335 8th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-1904 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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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. More 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! Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
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335 8th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-1904
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St. Petersburg Intl Airport10 mi
Tampa Intl Airport15 mi
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I visited St. Petersburg for several days in July and wanted to stay in an arts and crafts b&b in the Historic Old Northeast. Based on the TripAdvisor reviews and photos, I chose Dickens and was extremely satisfied. The house and gardens are a fine...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We were originally staying at a Hotel downtown for a concert. The hotel screwed up our reservation and we had no room. We frantically called every hotel around and all were booked. My wife found this place and I’m so glad she did. I didn’t...More

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Response from E_Caldwell335, Owner at Dickens House Bed and BreakfastResponded July 23, 2018

Hi Greg and Kim Thank you so much for the glowing review! I wasn't aware of your "nerviness" Greg, just thought you were the quiet type. Looking forward to your return. Cheers

Reviewed July 9, 2018

My wife and I recently stayed two nights here and we had such a great stay. Ed is an awesome innkeeper and was very hospitable. He didn't even mind us checking in a little early. Breakfast was fantastic! In fact, I'm trying to emulate the...More

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Response from E_Caldwell335, Owner at Dickens House Bed and BreakfastResponded July 10, 2018

Hi Mathew and Charmaine, What kind words! It really was a pleasure visiting with you while here. Wishing you the best in your new Florida venture! Cheers.

Reviewed January 25, 2018

Dickens House is a lovely thoughtfully restored home with excellent amenities. It is walking distance to stores, restaurants and trolley. The rooms are complete--charming decor with comfortable beds, adequate lighting and power outlets, televisions and refrigerators. Host is well versed in local lore and general...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2017

Dickens House is a charming 5 room B&B within a historic house built in 1912, painstakingly restored over a 5 year period by proprietor Ed Caldwell. His attention to detail and love of design & architecture make this a unique place, with each room having...More

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"The room we had is on the 2nd floor. We are aware of one on the 3rd floor with a slanted ceiling but that..."
Jul 9, 2018
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"Each room is quite different, but each has tv, private bath and mini refrigerator."
Feb 16, 2017
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"The Dickens Suite is our favorite. The Cottage Suite has a second (single) bed"
Nov 18, 2016
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"Book early for reservations."
Mar 20, 2016
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