We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Dickens House Bed and Breakfast

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in St. Petersburg
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Dickens House Bed and Breakfast
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

202 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 181: English reviews
Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I recently stayed at the Dickens House in the Perry Snell room. This lovingly restored home is in a nice neighborhood of St. Petersburg within walking distance of downtown attractions such as the wonderful Dali Museum, good restaurants, park walking trails etc. The room was very comfortable and had everything we needed for a nice stay. What...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SKM3
Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Overall we had a satisfactory experience but I am puzzled how the Dickens House B&B got uniformly excellent ratings. The good: Ed was a good host and makes excellent breakfasts. He is quite willing to converse with his guests and I find this a big bonus of B&B travel, as you get to have a sense of the place and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank CdnTooEh
Valrico, Florida
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We've stayed at our fair share of B&B's over the years - from Florida to Maine, and England to Italy. The Dicken's House remains at the top of our list, so much so, that we come here regularly, as we are blessed to be only an hour away by car. My wife will come here by herself for a personal...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kevin W
Redhill
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is a beautifully furnished and really interesting home, and the guest accommodation is clean and very comfortable. It's on a quiet, pretty street, easy on-street parking, but only a few minutes walk from Beach Drive, which has a very good range of food and drink options, and where you can pick up the trolley bus (50 cents a ride),...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank IanSamways
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 28 October 2016

My partner and me read many recommendations about this place. It was a unique experience. The B&B facilities are more then fine, the room design was theme oriented as promised. But there was something even greater - the B&B host service was warm, kind and highly informative about the few attractions on the area. The superb yet homey breakfast served...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MorHalimi
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent a beautiful time at The Dickens House Bed and Breakfast! We enjoyed Super friendly owner host Ed, delicious breakfast, very well kept property, and our cottage was amazing! Also, location is super convenient - walking distance to all restaurants and attractions! We strongly recommend this villa and we will definitely will stay again there :)...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Svitlana F
Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I only live about 15 miles from Dickens House B&B, but we just finished our third stay with Ed. We're in our 50's, like to travel, and have stayed in very nice hotels and B&B's across the country. Dickens House is far and away the most enjoyable B&B we've stayed in. Ed lovingly restored the home to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank InghamCL
Little River
Reviewed 26 August 2016

First off, due to crazy rains in Florida I needed to change my reservation so that our trip could be more enjoyable. The owner was great and happily moved our dates back, no problem. Thank you!! Upon arrival no body was there to greet us but no problem a quick phone call and the door code was given and even...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank artwife
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Ed met us at the door with maps and directions for dinner and places to visit. He was so gracious and kind. The room was very clean and included all you'd need for 2 nights away. We used the fridge for our 20the anniversary wine and leftovers from meals eaten out. We used the DVD player with a movie we...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Marc S
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Beautiful restored Arts and Crafts house very well situated in St Petersburg. Short walk to the beach front and all the restaurants. Very handy for the trolley bus. House is beautiful inside and out, full of character. Our bedroom (The Cottage Suite) was a good size and the bed very comfortable; all very clean and good linens. Breakfasts were excellent,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rob3753

59 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (58)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (10)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Other (24)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these St. Petersburg hotels
1.0 km away
Hollander Hotel
Hollander Hotel
#3 of 41 in St. Petersburg
1,188 reviews
1.5 km away
Hilton St Petersburg Bayfront
Hilton St Petersburg Bayfront
#7 of 41 in St. Petersburg
1,413 reviews
1.0 km away
The Inn on Third
The Inn on Third
#6 of 41 in St. Petersburg
544 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.0 km away
Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown
1.1 km away
Ponce De Leon Hotel
Ponce De Leon Hotel
#17 of 41 in St. Petersburg
590 reviews
0.9 km away
Hotel Indigo St Petersburg Downtown North
Hotel Indigo St Petersburg Downt...
#15 of 41 in St. Petersburg
493 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
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: ₹ 11,709 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Dickens House Bed and Breakfast staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“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
5 of 5