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Busch Gardens-Convention Ctr- Downtown-River Cotta

Charming River Cottage
Very good
18 reviews
Charming River Cottage
Side view
Backyard and river
Full amenity kitchen
Washer and Dryer
Beautiful river view from Cottage
Main house
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Tampa, Florida
Welcome to Mockingbird Staycation Rentals! We are proud to be a 7 time award winner on each of our 7 rentals on Trip Advisor and Flipkey. Our clients feel they receive the ultimate service when staying with us. We strive to be the best in the rental industry. We hope to engage you in the same experience when you visit us too.

Here is a perfect waterfront setting on the Hillsborough River. The views are amazing and gorgeous. This charming cottage is a one bedroom suite with a sleeper couch so it can sleep four people. It has a full kitchen and bathroom with a shower. Whether it's the river view or the privacy of your own room this house provides a family or corporate experience. This rental is ideal.

Visitors of the Tampa Bay area find the location to be convenient and accessible as it is only fifteen minutes away from...
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About the Owner, Michael, Lysa B
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Dec 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 77 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #FKN2952549
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Very good - based on 18 reviews
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  • English first
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English first
English first
Miami, Florida
1 review
Reviewed August 22, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

This property is the best property I would recommend for a family taking a trip to Tampa everything you need is there on the property playground for the kids Lake for you to fish not one but two grills on site for grilling I would recommend this site to anyone that's traveling to Tampa.

Management response:

Thank you, Kenny! we hope to see you and Lisa at our beach property soon.


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Shirley Y
Kansas City, Missouri
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

First time staying in Tampa, Fl. Central to a lot of things to do and see. The cottage was decorated in a beach/tropical style that put me in a good mood. The ability to cook and grill out when we wanted to was a nice bonus! We used the apartment-sized refrigerator (dorm refrigerator included as well) to keep bottles of...

Sandi S
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Fun and bright cottage, nice touches throughout. Lysa and Michael were great hosts, would definitely stay again. Enjoyed sitting outside to read, saw manatee's and a gator in river. Used grill to have a cookout with friends also visiting area.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
Prices do not reflect if there are pets. Please contact for additional fees. If pets are brought onto the property without knowledge and consent from Mockingbird Staycation...
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    1 Queen
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Apr 30, 2018
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2 nights
  • Admin: $35 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee: $80 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
This property can accommodate up to four people comfortably. Any additional guests will have to pay $25 per guest, per night additional costs, including cleaning and security deposits. An Exit Cleaning Fee varies from $85 to $125.00. There are no monetary refunds. At the discretion of a Mockingbird Staycation Rentals' representative, they may offer a credit for another time for a future stay as a courtesy, excluding holidays. Please make sure to have your credit card that you used to book your reservation when you arrive. This verification is for your security and protection and to protect you from identity theft. Your security is our priority. Thank you for selecting us. We look forward to your stay with us at Mockingbird Staycation Rentals.
Any changes, amendments or modifications hereof shall be void unless the same are in writing and signed by both the Guest and the Rental Agent. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida. The words “Renta...
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About the neighborhood
Located on the Hillsborough River in Seminole Heights on 'Hanna's Whirl'. Enjoy the tree lined streets for walking, jogging or bike riding and visit one of the many fine restaurants in a trendy area that is fast becoming an urban destination!
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Tampa International Airport: 5.9 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 8.7 mi.
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