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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 1 October 2013

My wife and I recently stayed here for a long weekend and it was just the getaway we were looking for. Upon arrival, Ed was so warm and welcoming and made us both feel at home. The Dickens House has been beautifully restored and it was fascinating to hear Ed describe the history of the home. The breakfast each morning...

Thank RobKral
Reviewed 17 September 2013

My partner and I stayed at Dickens House in mid-June (our apologies Ed for this delayed review) and had an overall wonderful stay. Ed is an excellent (and knowledgeable) host and provided us with a delicious breakfast (and did not skimp on portion sizes, which we really appreciated) each day of our stay. Ed gave us great advice as to...

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Deephaven, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 September 2013

We stayed with Ed for a week while we dropped our son off at college as a freshman at Eckerd College. We were super busy all the time, but Ed really took care of us with great accommodations and fantastic breakfasts. It's clean, comfortable and cool - despite us staying during August. Ed is a fun and entertaining host with...

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palm harbor
Reviewed 9 September 2013

I surprised my husband with a night away for his birthday and we had the best time! The owner, Ed was so warm and welcoming. I spent a long time looking at all the sites and his sounded the best. We were not disappointed. His breakfast is out of this world and the rooms were clean and comfy. I would...

Thank cathy p
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 2 August 2013

We, a family of 3 from Amsterdam, wanted to visit the best kept secret of Florida: The Frank LLoyd Wright constructions of the Florida South College in Lakeland. After some googling we found a B&B in St. Petersburg which looked very nice on the website. It did not tell that the owner, Ed Dickens, is a very exceptional host. The...

Thank AZweerman
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 12 July 2013

if you have the chance to stay in the Tampa-St Petersburg area, make sure you visit the Dickens House Bed and Breakfast ! Love the historic NE area of St Pete and this house. Ed, the Inn Keeper, has done a great job with this property and it is just terrific....very clean and very well decorated. You will like you...

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Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 14 June 2013

As usual we had a delightful stay at this casual, welcoming B and B. The host makes his guests feel like family and the accommodations are pristine and comfortable. The breakfasts will be the highlight of your stay. Joyce and Harold

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 8 June 2013

Ed runs a very nice B&B to which we would gladly return if we visited St. Petersburg. My wife and I spent three nights there during May and June. The house is a well-restored Craftsman that had fallen on hard times. The house and furniture are very homey. The air conditioning works fine. The breakfasts were great. The company around...

Thank frabjous1
Reviewed 2 June 2013

The Dicken's House was the perfect place for my husband and to try a B and B for the first time. It felt like home. Our room was beautiful. The owner was a wealth of knowledge about the area and recommended wonderful restaurants, things to do and see. The breakfast was always delicious. I loved eating around the big round...

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Reviewed 23 May 2013

Just got back from a trip to Florida and was lucky enough to spend 3 nights at Dickens House. St Petersburg is an up market and interesting city and Dickens House is just a short walk to plenty of restaurants and local attractions. The real gem of the establishment is Ed, the owner. His service is second to none and...


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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. 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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dickens House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 335 8th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-1904
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: €161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Dickens House Bed And Breakfast St. Petersburg, Florida
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“The Dickens Suite is our favorite. The Cottage Suite has a second (single) bed”
  • The canopy bed is spectacular
  • Small private sitting area inside the Dickens Suite
  • Dicken Suite includes a confortable chair, a sofa, and desk
 of 5 bubbles kweilbacher2010, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book early for reservations.”
 of 5 bubbles maryjanek2013, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Book one of the suites on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles keithpcfl, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Nice and clean rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Irenewissum, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Perry Snell room is gorgeous”
 of 5 bubbles rhirhi_12, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
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