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West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 March 2015

I am a University student and I have never stayed in a Hostel before, so upon arriving at Gram's Place I had extremely low expectations and an enormous amount of anxiety about my stay. However, I was severely mistaken! Gram's Place is eclectic (with brightly colored rooms and collected decor) and it reminds me of Key West. Despite its uniqueness,...

1Thank Kara M
bruce h, Manager at GP Gram's Place Hostel, responded to this review

We always appreciate the guests who see the quirkiness of our inn as a positive. Hosteling isn't for everybody but, in my experience, it is the most intriguingly fun people who make hostels what they are. Bruce and I are happy to have exceeded your expectations, but we can only take a portion of the credit for the positive experience...

Atlantic City, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 January 2015

This place is a wonderful escape from the noise of life for people with an adventurous free bohemian spirit. An old rugged yet clean and well cared for charm exists here that is unreplicatable. This is a bed and breakfast kind of hostel more commonly found abroad that will feel more like a home when you leave. A nice mixture...

13Thank Nomadicjonathan
Kansas City
Reviewed 14 November 2014

I went to Tampa for a conference, and Gram's was suggested by some fellow attendees who also prefer real people and something creative, instead of big hotels. It fit the descriptions from the moment I walked in, and the real people were a good find. Now, it's a counterculture hostel, and for the cruise-taking big beige hotel tourist it would...

4Thank Capraadmirer
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

I searched for backpacker hostels in Tampa area and read the great reviews of this place so thought we'd check it out, am traveling with my dad. The only room available was a mixed dorm room so we took that. Having stayed in many backpacker hostels across the world, some great, some not so this definitely falls into the not...

5Thank Beckykoos
Suitland, Maryland
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Gram's Place is an awesome experience by itself. Bruce and his staff were super friendly and went way beyond any normal hostel service. Bruce gave lots of great travel tips for seeing the city and avoiding traffic problems for the Buccaneers/Ravens game. He also loaned out his bicycles for a bike ride around the Riverwalk. The hostel was very laid...

3Thank SharonKLou
Orlando, Florida, United States
Reviewed 1 June 2014

My wife and I recently stayed here for two nights while we were in town for the Sunset Music festival. To be honest we were almost put off by the neighborhood it was located in at first but were more than happy with our lodging decision once we got inside. This place is a very chill, very cool, very hip...

2Thank Mitch M
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Our Requirements: Budget friendly, private bath, clean & bug free room. Requirements were all met. This place is a flashback to the late 60's. Lived through it once and wasn't prepared for what we found. Yes, Gram's Place is like visit to Haight-Ashbury during the Summer of Love. It is a friendly, somewhat cluttered place and makes you feel a...

1Thank LowellBear
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Great people friendly place!! I've stayed her a few times over the years, while attending local shows. The vibe is both energetic and relaxing. The owner and his staff have always been attentive to my needs. The other guests have always enriched my life with their worldly travel stories and perspectives. For a hostel that can have many people in...

2Thank Cecelia G
Reviewed 23 May 2014

I stayed there a few years ago in the shared room as a student and I will never forget it how dirty, unfriendly and noisy it was. I do like music but having it on all night? The owner was rude, unhelpful and just mean. I would not recommend it to anyone. Stay clear.

1Thank Bogusia G
bruce h, Owner at GP Gram's Place Hostel, responded to this review

Thank You for your review, I have never seen someone reference a review based on staying somewhere, and I quote " A FEW YEARS AGO" We understand we can not make everyone happy and since my late brother died "A FEW YEARS AGO" we admit we needed to do some work around here. and for the last 6 years have...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Four of us drove from Chicago looking for a clean bed and bathroom at a reaonsable rate. Red Roof Inn did not cut it and we wanted to experience the local scene. Gram's place provided so much more and is a highlight of our trip that we will always remember. We experienced the private room and the train room along...

1Thank Audrey D

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Additional Information about GP Gram's Place Hostel

Address: 3109 N. Ola Ave., Tampa, FL 33603-5744
Region: United States > Florida > Tampa
Price Range: $40 - $81 (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!”
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“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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