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Behind the Fence Bed and Breakfast Inn

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We located this bed and breakfast on the Tampa Bed and Breakfast website. As soon as we read about this unique lodging, my husband and I made plans to make a trip to Brandon, after visiting our son in Sarasota. We love history and we love antiques. Behind the Fence Bed and Breakfast is both of these things and so...

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Nich1400, Innkeeper at Behind the Fence Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

We so enjoy having guests that love old things and early lifestyle as much as we do! We always hope our laid-back country atmosphere makes you want to return!!! Thanks, Carolyn

Reviewed 11 September 2016

I went just because with my fiancee and omg we were amazed .. Note if you like luxury hotel this is not the place for you Behind the Fence Bed and Breakfast Is a vintage place with some good story behind . we stay only one night and he have soom beer by the pool we played cars and just...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

This property sits at the end of the street in a regular neighbourhood so do believe your navigation when it takes you there. A hidden gem off the beaten path will greet you with a cute salt box house and lots of greenery. The owners are nice and sweet. Make you feel right at home. We stayed at a bungalow...

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Mulga, Alabama
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We are repeat customers to Behind The Fence. This little B&B is unique and hidden from the bustle of the city. The "cabins" take you back to another era. They are always clean and comfortable. The main house where breakfast is served is even more captivating! The Yoss family has spent years collecting furniture & other items that you would...

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Reviewed 19 October 2015

Me and my husband live in Brandon Florida, but thought what the hey we will stay in town, and boy was it a treat. It was like stepping back in time. Everything felt so old and rustic. The pool was beautiful, breakfast was nice, and both Inn keepers, were so nice. We talked for hours, and they even gave us...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 19 August 2015

My husband and I love Behind the Fence! This time we stayed in the Red Shutter Room (cabin). It was a wonderful romantic weekend! The inn keepers Carolyn & Larry are delightful, they made us feel right at home! The lagoon style pool is divine especially under the stars. If you're a history buff you'll love this place! Just remember...

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Lehigh Acres
Reviewed 21 May 2015

We stayed here one night after having a parent day,away from the kids.What a mistake ! We should have went back home instead.Of course we read the reviews beforehand,so we figured it was ok. First of all,the price we paid was much higher than the posted price and they only take cash no CARDS.Probably so uncle sam doesnt know.The bed...

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Nich1400, Owner at Behind the Fence Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Hi, We were stunned at your dissatisfaction with your stay as the only communication we had with you was your request that we adjust the temperature in the room which we did immediately and you seemed pleased. Since that has never been a problem before we now have a lock on the thermostat so that both rooms remain comfortable. Thanks...

Reston, Virginia
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Stayed here as it is the closest B&B to Apollo Beach. It is a quaint New England saltbox in neo-tropical Florida filled with filled antiques. Proprietors are delightful; however, the proprietress hovers over you telling stories as you eat your dry cereal breakfast with toast. The highly totted cinnamon rolls are a 1/4 quarter roll warmed in a microwave. Interestingly...

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Nich1400, Owner at Behind the Fence Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Hello, We were surprised that you were not pleased with your stay at our B&B. I try to explain that we are very rustic and definitely not for everyone. In fact most of our guests are either antique dealers or history buffs and we have been in several national magazines for our authentic 1700's decor. As you mentioned in your...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Traditions drive cultures, and this wonderful Amish family makes sure that they give me plenty of that....The hard work and the love they put on this property is indescribable....If you are looking for a "museum" type experience and want to review your family values, you should stay with Carolyn....A tourist/family attraction no Social Studies Lesson can't beat!!! Hope you like...

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Westerville, Ohio
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Located in a quiet residential area, Inn Behind the Fence was a delightful find! Charming early American home filled with antiques offers a respite from the tourist bustle of Tampa. A hint at what's in store for your visit: while we were there, a magazine photographer did a photo shoot for the upcoming issues of two national magazines! Our en...

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Nich1400, Owner at Behind the Fence Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks so much for coming and for the kind review! We sure enjoyed your visit and hope you'll come again! Larry and Carolyn

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Additional Information about Behind the Fence Bed and Breakfast Inn

Address: 1400 Viola Dr, Brandon, FL 33511
Region: United States > Florida > Brandon
Price Range: €73 - €82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Behind The Fence Hotel Brandon
Behind The Fence b&b Inn
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“We stayed in the larger of the two cottage rooms.”
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“Only 2 rooms & both overlook the small outdoor pool.”
9leet, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The rooms in the main house have more of an historical feel, but the guest house provides a bit more privacy, if that's what you're looking for.”
MacCrowne, 30 Jan 2014 | Read review
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