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Historic Ybor City -Take Trolley to Downtown Tampa - 2 BR/1BA

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


East Ybor House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Welcome to our charming vacation home in Historic Ybor City - located just northeast of downtown Tampa. You can rent for a day or stay for a week, sit back and relax on the porch or enjoy the many activities in the Historic Ybor area.

During the day, experience the Latin influence as you peruse the charming Ybor shops, museums, and antique stores that dot the landscape rich in culture. History buffs will marvel at the gorgeous architecture, the brick streets, and the old cigar factories where you can still buy locally hand rolled cigars.

At night Ybor City is the place to be in Tampa where you can sample the very best in International cuisine or enjoy a cocktail at one of the many patio-bars. You can also catch the nightly 'Flamenco' show at the famous Columbia restaurant located just two blocks from your vacation home front porch.

Keywords: Historic Ybor City ~ 2 Miles to Downtown Tampa ~ 2 BR Home

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2010


based on 3 traveler reviews

Historic Ybor City -Take Trolley to Downtown Tampa - 2 BR/1BA
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews

Very Disappointed

  • 3 of 5

I arrived to one of the Villas (The Palm) to find that the steps to the porch were cracked. Upon entry, the place smelled. When I looked up the ceilings in the bedrooms was peeling and falling down. There were spaces between the ceiling wood panels We found pieces of the ceiling on the floor by the night table. In one of the bedrooms, was a 2 inch roach crawling on the ceiling over the bed. The yard was creepy looking and unkept. The villa faces a parking lot and there was major road construction in the surrounding area. Both were an eye sore for sitting on the porch. the kitchen and bathroom were clean and well equipped. The beds were comfortable except for the view of the peeling ceiling. We were shocked by the view from the windows - peeling paint and the washing machine. The online pictures were very deceiving. What we paid for a nightly stay, we could have stayed in two separate rooms at a hotel with breakfast included. We could have stayed at channel side and taken the trolley to see Ybor City. Don't recommend this villa to anyone especially our friends and family.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are more disappointed! Disappointed we had a unsatisfied guest and a guest that was truthful and honest. For anyone interested in a wonderful & unique experience please read on. We have been offering these historic homes to travelers for over 10 years and this is our first bad review. Explanations of every issue are below but they will not help our previous guest which we feel terrible about. These are NOT excuses just explanations. These homes are over 100 years old and we are currently repairing the exterior wood siding & repainting. Unfortunately we can only work on these homes when they are vacant so we do not disrupt our guests and we are always full. The inside of the home is entirely wood and we had moisture from our air conditioning unit in the attic that made the paint peal. This is being repaired right now. We have regular pest control but we are in Florida and cannot control 100% The construction mentioned is actually major road & sidewalk beautification that will link us directly with the entertainment district with wonderful walkability and bike lanes. This will be complete later this year and be a great addition to the experience of staying with us. We do disclose the construction situation to everyone before anyone stays with us. This is a vibrant area, alive with activity and is not for everyone. We offer an experience unlike anything else.
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Fantastic !!!

  • 5 of 5

My son and I have stayed in the area for a number of years and I have to say it's the nicest one all round.We rented the Cigar House. We felt comfortable the minute we we walked in the door. Everything that was stated on line and it was even better. The location was perfect, house spotless and the service impeccable.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Antonio, TX

Incredible historical home, great experience

  • 5 of 5

The house is absolutely charming and beautifully decorated. We stayed here while attending a wedding- me, my mother, and granddaughter each had our privacy. The hosts brough Cuban coffee and made sure we were settled in. The house was so lovely that many of our kin dropped by to see or to spend time with Grandma sitting on the porch rockers. We got a feel for Ybor City and a way of life that's long gone.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8.9 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I - 4
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Tampa municipal beach


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3 night minimum stay

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Tax Rate 12.0%

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East Ybor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Full size bed (2) Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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