Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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This is a king bedroom at The Beach Drive Inn Bed and Breakfast

The space

About the Room:
The stately style of the Pensacola room could have easily made a great place for the dignitaries of Florida's past to share a cup of tea. Today, you can enjoy its cozy distinctiveness however you wish!

This room features a king sized bed and shower

What You'll Find Here:
From the newly-refurbished classic decor right down to the squeezably soft bath robes that are included in every room, we've done it all for you. We're also the only Bed in Breakfast in the area that can sell wine & beer.

About the Inn:
The Beach Drive Inn is believed to be built in 1910 by one of St. Petersburg's earliest and most famous developers, Perry Snell. Due to a fire at the county court house in approximately 1913, all previous records were lost. However, county records since 1914 have been preserved and show other famous develops of St. Petersburg also resided at this property. Two developers in particular were C.R. Hall, (phone number hidden), and William Petten in 1918.

However, in 1919 a third purchaser of the property would change the face of St. Petersburg forever. Stella and Aymer Vinoy Laughner purchased the property located at 532 Beach Drive and resided in this home with their family for many years. It was on the lawn of this house, at a party in 1924, that real estate promoter Gene Elliot looked across Beach Drive and announced, "We're gong to build a hotel there, and we're going to name it The Vinoy because that's such a pretty name." The house, originally clapboard and frame, was surrounded by tall hedges and Aymer had a hole cut in one side of the hedge so he could run back and forth to the hotel construction site.

The Vinoy Park Hotel, now called the Renaissance Vinoy Hotel was opened on December 31st, 1925. Amyer Vinoy Laughner died in 1961 and his wife Stella died in 1976. The Vinoy name will live forever and because of the efforts of these and may other unmentioned developers, St. Petersburg, Florida has become one of the most visited cities in the world.

Guest access

Guests have access to the common areas veranda, lobby, dining, outdoor bbq area with tiki huts, and parlor

Interaction with guests

Staff is available to assist


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Private bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Private room

Amenities

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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

Code is given to front door. Check in is between 3 and 6PM. This is a non smoking B&B on the inside, please use designated areas on the outside, Please have fun and enjoy this old home as we do.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - 2 floors
Potential for noise - This is in the city and there are also live music events at Vinoy Park
Some spaces are shared - Common areas are shared with other guests

Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
1 night minimum stay

2 Reviews

George (& Susan) User Profile
January 2015
We felt welcomed, the room and house was correctly described, and the neighborhood was so close to all our activities. A beautiful walk along the bay front. Thank you both for an easy overnight!

Susanne User Profile
March 2014
We stayed one night in Roland's Inn. It rained cats and dogs that day and we rested in the very comfortable room called "The Pensacola". The next morning we were served a wonderful breakfast with fresh bakery, the sun shined, the staff was very friendly.

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St Petersburg, Florida, United StatesJoined in June 2010
Roland User Profile

Graduated From USF and UF. I own and operate a Bed and Breakfast with my wife, Heather. Prior to opening a Bed and Breakfast I had a large retirement home. I am a lifelong resident of Florida and grew up in the Tampa Bay area and have inside tips on things to do while visiting that makes being an innkeeper so special and personalized.

Languages: English, עברית
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.
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