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GP Gram's Place Hostel
Ranked #1 of 7 Tampa B&B and Inns
Reviewed September 20, 2011

its like a place out of this world!! i've met the nicest people there, and would go back any time! cleanliness is ok, but the place itself and the people there make it all worth the stay!!

Stayed: July 2011, traveled solo
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Reviewed May 25, 2011

This place is great. You have to see it to believe it. You can relax in the spa with a few beers and watch a live band then go chill out on the crows nest. The staff were fantastic. Its also a great place to meet people. Would stay here again.

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled solo
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Reviewed April 22, 2011

If your a family or someone with high expectations, stay at a hotel. This is a fun place with great history and fun rooms. I originally only intended to stay a few days but once there I ended up staying 9 days! Bruce was super and eager to help out. Met some great people there as well who will remain life long friends. I have no complaints whatsoever.

Room Tip: not family friendly unless your fun!
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  • Stayed: November 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 3, 2011

We only had one day to spend at Gram's before moving on to another part of FL, and it happened to be the first truly swim-worthy day since Winter. We hung out with Bruce at the makeshift bar and he gave me the house Baby Taylor to strum away on with my feet dipped in the outdoor jacuzzi and borrowed the bikes and pedaled up to the Taco Bus--which is a MUST STOP for any roadside taco truck lover: real deal. I'd return!

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank t.a.darlington
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Reviewed January 21, 2011

where to start....grams place is one of a kind. We heard about it through the lonely planet and the review prepared us for a quirky hostel......but quirky does not begin to describe this one of a kind experience. I would urge anyone, whether on a budget or not, to swing by grams place.

The over all theme is music, but within each corner of this eccentric connection of structures are many themes...from the 1950's 'i love lucy' kitchen (complete with antique stove and features), to the hawaiian kitsch, fairy lit, pink flamingo lined garden decking with jacuzzi. We stayed in the rock and roll room in the main house, complete with en suite, wifi and tv. Cheap enough for those on a budget and a comfortable and sociable lodging experience for those more luxurious travellers. There are also dorm rooms for those on a shoestring budget.

On the other side of the house there is an alternative modern shared kitchen and t.v lounge with all the expected amenities and comforts of a home from home. Laundry facilities are also available.

The place was packed out when we were there, people from all over the world chatted over beers in the jacuzzi, swapping travelling stories and advice. The owner was on hand to dish out beers, keep the music playing and help organise kayaking trips and outings to the beautiful beaches nearby, and if you need a timeout from the chat, you can escape to adventurous roof decking for a quiet moment.

Grams place is ideal for travellers looking for something more sociable and homely than the hotel/motel downtown...........enjoy!

  • Stayed: January 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed April 18, 2010

Wonderful place to stay in Tampa. When you first drive up, it does not look like too much, but when you get through the front door a whole other world opens up. The rooms are fun and quirky and the conversation was great over beers and wine. Bruce is a gracious host and seems to truly care about his guests and Gram's place.
The location of Grams place is in a residential area but not far from Busch Gardens, downtown Tampa, Ybor City and other places you may want to visit.
We really enjoyed ourselves at Grams place and ended up staying an extra night. We felt safe, cared for and had a lot of fun sitting outside and talking with Bruce and other visitors while listening to music.

  • Stayed: April 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 12, 2009

the hostel located not public spot, house look little old BUT the place is nice and quiet. Good service.

  • Stayed: May 2009, traveled solo
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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
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Ranked #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Tampa
Price Range: $47 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Gram`s Place Bnb Guesthouseshostel And Music Hotel Tampa

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