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GP Gram's Place Hostel

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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...

1Thank seveneasy7
Turin, Italy
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...

Thank RodoTurin
Reisterstown, Maryland
Reviewed December 28, 2013

I’ve been skateboarding from Key West to Tampa and this was just the right spot to spend some down time. A super friendly, warm staff welcomed along with the owner Bruce who went above and beyond to accommodate me. This is by far one of the most unique places I have stayed at and I highly recommend it!

2Thank Brian Z
Kearny, New Jersey
Reviewed December 26, 2013

It locates in a silent suburb near a cemetery. I was terrified by the environment. Not convenient to the airport. The owner said that I was free to have the Chrismas food but several minutes later, she hide the expansive ones. The dorm is close to the living room and kitchen. You can hear outside clearly from inside.

2Thank Angela0423
Reviewed December 19, 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights while traveling solo to attend an academic conference. It's a fun and funky place. If your used to hosteling then you know the deal but most folks around Tampa have no idea what a hostel is. It's pretty easy to take the bus into downtown, but I'd recommend a cab for after dark. I...

Thank LDarian
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed November 8, 2013

I stayed here for a couple of nights when in town for a music festival so I didn't do too much hanging around the place but the indoor shower/toilet next to the female dorm was clean and had good water pressure. The owner Bruce was a lovely fellow and very approachable, some friends of his gave me a lift to...

2Thank Hayley Z
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed October 12, 2013

I stayed at Gram's for three nights while in Tampa. I felt very welcome and safe there. The hostel is in a residential area and I didn't have a car but had no trouble getting around using public transport. The 1 bus stops only a couple of blocks away and gets you downtown in less than 10 minutes. I'm not...

1Thank Hannah S
Tampa Bay
Reviewed October 1, 2013

I stayed for one night while I was in Tampa and Luis was so helpful and friendly. He made a spectacular dinner (at a great price -- $4.00 donation to the hostel) of chicken, arroz de espanol, green beans, red potatoes, and cuban bread. I'm told he does this once a week or so. It really added a wonderful touch...

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Reviewed August 18, 2013

I have stayed here several times in past years, but just revisited and it is even better than ever. It is not just for single college kids, but also serves couples, small families and us older folks. It is clean, air conditioned and most conveniences of home are there. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. The staff are eager to...

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Arlington, MA
Reviewed April 24, 2013

I've stayed here twice, once in the Jazz Room and and once in the Adventure Room. The jazz room is more like a typical hotel room with an private bath. The adventure room, is, well, more of an adventure with an outdoor shower and bathroom. The bunk and skylight are lovely. All rooms have A/C, which is important 9 months...

1Thank rljohnsufl
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Additional Information about GP Gram's Place Hostel

Address: 3109 N. Ola Ave., Tampa, FL 33603-5744
Location: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $31 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Do not assume anything. If you're unsure...ask!”
 of 5 bubbles glennb674, May 26, 2016 | Read review
“Sleep in the car.”
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“many of the rooms do not have private baths, so best to read the descriptions carefully”
 of 5 bubbles sarahrus, Feb 28, 2016 | Read review
“Florida is tough so book early.”
 of 5 bubbles Bigmac2549, Oct 29, 2015 | Read review
“The Rock n Roll Room is near the courtyard. Convenient for my mobility challenged roommate. Also close to the "I Love Lucy" shared kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles lynnf810, Oct 11, 2015 | Read review
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