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Lago Patria, Italy
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

It is an eclectic comfortable little BnB and a great place to hide from the hustle and bustle of Tampa,FL.Near downtown,bus station and Amtrak station.Not a big stretch to the airport.Snuggled in historic Seminole Hts.Craft breweries,and interesting restaurant.

Thank Eileen M
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

First of all Christine is such a sweet heart, she took care of us like we were her own kids! Sitting in the jacuzzi drinking wine was the highlight of my trip. The air conditioner in our room broke and we were immediately moved to a private room. All I can say is love love love this place. The hostel... More 

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bruce h, Manager at Gram's Place BnB GuestHouses\Hostel and Music, responded to this review

Thank you for you visit with us and your positive review! You "girls" were real gems and we wish all of our guests were like you. Hope you enjoy the rest of your stay here in the US. --Christine More 

Batam, Indonesia
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89 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I just love the 1960's deco. The bunk bed is small but the shower is adequate. The dipping pool is bonus. The kitchen is nice for breakfast. This place is very relaxing on its own. However, I use it as a staging point to rent a car and venture south to Everglade.

Thank wanzainuzzamanw
bruce h, Manager at Gram's Place BnB GuestHouses\Hostel and Music, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You must have stayed in our Train dorm. You are correct in that the single sized beds can be small'ish for some people. It does have the train car ambiance to it and can appear cramped compared to our Amsterdam dorm with twin sized beds and more space. I hope you enjoyed your follow on... More 

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Really a wonderful place to stay when traveling on business. The first nite I was there we watched, "When Harry Met Sally." They showed the movie on the deck.. I enjoyed just kicking back and relaxing with great conversation and with people all over the world. The place was well managed with great security. A place I will return to.

Thank Mark D
bruce h, Manager at Gram's Place BnB GuestHouses\Hostel and Music, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed the chick flick that I had going that night. That movie is one of my favorites! I do put on more exciting movies...I promise. Some of the best nights here at the inn are movie nights. Then there's also the impromptu music nights. Thanx for staying with us and for taking the time to write a... More 

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Reviewed 31 May 2016

before getting to gram's, i had a completely different vision of what the place would be like. this is definitely a unique place with a great set up and a lot of space to hang out. it is very easy to find once you arrive at the address and the hostel is a short walk away from the bus stop.... More 

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bruce h, Manager at Gram's Place BnB GuestHouses\Hostel and Music, responded to this review

It's the rare guest who doesn't like our hostel hound, Maggie Moo, or our hostel cat, Audrey. They are both rock stars with most of our guests. Maggie, of course, is still afraid of Audrey and I don't ever see a change in that dynamic. Thank you for pointing out the positive aspects of our little hostel. We do sometimes... More 

1 review
Reviewed 26 May 2016

One of the greatest American Hostel experiences I've had...The architecture is eclectic and is one of the few true traveler hostels you can have the pleasure to stay in. The management is true to the traveler's style by his adventures in and around Asia and in Europe. This hostel should be respected for its history and it's dedication to the... More 

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bruce h, Manager at Gram's Place BnB GuestHouses\Hostel and Music, responded to this review

Thank you Glenn for staying with us and bringing me back a little reminiscing from your Guamanian home. Bruce and I can't help but look forward to our own travels (separately of course, because someone needs to stay back here to run the inn) because of all the great people that we get to meet coming through GP. You included!... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2016

this hostel is definitely like no other. i stayed there with a friend of mine in summer 2007 rather by a coincidence. we called the hostel last minute and Mark, the sprit of this place, picked up the phone. from this moment on i knew already it will be a hostel with a special atmosphere. we intended to stay 2... More 

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Lake City, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

My best friend and I stayed here for 4 nights this past weekend in the Jazz room and had an amazing experience! First of all you cannot beat the price being only a couple blocks from YBOR it's only about 5 bucks to take Uber there. It sits almost directly across the street from a massive old cemetery which takes... More 

Thank Heather C
bruce h, Manager at Gram's Place BnB GuestHouses\Hostel and Music, responded to this review

It was a real joy getting to hang out and know you guys. I don't have much of a social life (the inn keeps me pretty busy) so I'm glad to have taken the chance to go out to Ybor and The Castle with you. The great people that come through here is one of the many perks of the... More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Really great hostel! Such a friendly atmosphere, loved the outdoor shower too! Probably best to have a car as there is not much in walking distance. Would definitely recommend this place!Stayed in the train room which was fun

Thank KristinaOlo
bruce h, Manager at Gram's Place BnB GuestHouses\Hostel and Music, responded to this review

Thanx for your feedback! Yep, our residential location can put a damper on having close by activities. But the bus stop is just a couple of blocks away, which can get you to downtown Tampa bus station in less than 3 miles. I prefer the Uber method of public transportation, if without a car, because the bus simply takes too... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

I rented the train room with my boyfriend and two friends. We had a great time! There was breakfast for us to cook in the morning, and we were a short Uber ride away from downtown Tampa and Ybor City. There is also a very friendly cat that lives here!

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Additional Information about Gram's Place BnB GuestHouses\Hostel and Music

Address: 3109 N. Ola Ave., Tampa, FL 33603
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: £45 - £50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Do not assume anything. If you're unsure...ask!”
 of 5 bubbles glennb674, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Sleep in the car.”
 of 5 bubbles mimsNewLondon_WI, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“many of the rooms do not have private baths, so best to read the descriptions carefully”
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“Florida is tough so book early.”
 of 5 bubbles Bigmac2549, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The Rock n Roll Room is near the courtyard. Convenient for my mobility challenged roommate. Also close to the "I Love Lucy" shared kitchen.”
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