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Chic 2/2 Cottage -the ultimate Tampa location

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Walking distance to bars, restaurants and shopping & 30 minutes to top beaches!

Originally built as a barn in the early 1920's, the Hyde Park Cottage was lovingly renovated into a chic 2-story guesthouse.

The property is located in the upscale neighborhood of Hyde Park which is highlighted by tree lined streets and historic homes of all shapes and sizes. The Hyde park Cottage is centrally located between SoHo (South Howard Avenue) and Hyde Park Village. Walk to restaurants, shops, parks and Bayshore Boulevard. Just minutes to downtown Tampa (museums, theater, aquarium, concerts, sports)/ 15 minutes from Airport/ 30 minutes from Beaches/ 1 hour to Orlando.

Hyde Park Cottage is a stand alone private guest house with private access. It offers 1100sqft of living space. 2bedrooms/2 full bathrooms/Wifi/Dish Tv/Washer & Dryer/ Full size, fully outfitted kitchen/ Outdoor space/ 1 off street parking space next to property.

The Hyde Park Cottage is immaculate. Clean, comfortable and easily holds up to 6 guests. The master bedroom features a plush king size bed, TV, private bathroom and walk-in closet. The downstairs bedroom offers twin beds with memory foam mattresses, TV and large closet. There is an air mattress stored for the loft space. The dining room table has two additional leaves if hosting a large dinner and the large designer sectional and 60" TV are perfect for movie night or watching sporting events.

More Details

Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 11, 2018

About Caroline

Originally from the Northeast; I was drawn to the homes, character and city living of South Tampa. Convincing me to leave Manhattan was not an easy feat for my husband who longed for boating, fishing and golfing to be more accessible; however, once I discovered all Tampa had to had found what would become home. Now we are parents to one girl, one boy, one dog and a cat and wonder what we did with our time before all these little blessings.

Caroline purchased this guest house in 2008

Why Caroline chose Tampa

The entire home and cottage was featured on this years Historic Hyde Park Association Home Tour.


Tampa Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs bathroom
    Downstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest & Downstairs bedroom bathroom
  • Linens provided for bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 2017 Memory foam mattress
    Downstairs Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 2017 memory foam mattresses
  • Air mattress with linens provided if needed for loft. Linens provided for all bedrooms
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • tennis


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Chic 2/2 Cottage -the ultimate Tampa location
average rating of 4.5 based on 4 reviews

Outstanding space, community and hospitality

  • 5 of 5

The hosts were the most gracious family and very accommodating of our plans. Definitely plan to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We'd love to host you again. Cheers.
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Great time in Tampa

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfectly located for activities we planned in downtown and the beaches. The memory foam beds were awesome! Very roomy and comfortable furnishings. It was walking distance to numerous coffee shops, restaurants, and shopping. I would definitely recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location & Responsive Owner

  • 4 of 5

Great location, perfect for our family of 4 adults for 4 nights in Tampa. Owner was very responsive and interactive for any questions we had.Minor remark on the kitchen equipment needing some improvement but overall great stay and would recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cottage was great - location is perfect

  • 4 of 5

The only reason this isn't 5 stars is because access to the cottage is through a back alley, which is where the garbage and recycle cans for all the houses are kept and the alley pavement has lots of potholes. That said, the neighborhood is beautiful and convenient - it is in the middle of historic Hyde Park. A couple blocks in one direction and you are at Bayshore Blvd with that wonderful walkway; a couple blocks in the other direction and you are at Hyde Park Village with all the shops and restaurants. The cottage itself was clean, well-stocked, and very comfortable. There was a welcome basket for us when we arrived and Caroline did a wonderful job with a binder of information about the area. We took her advice on a beach to visit and had a terrific day.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $120

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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