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The Tranquility Palms Inn

425 Lamara Way NE , St. Petersburg, FL 33704 USA (Show map)
15 Reviews
$149 - $239
per night

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Rooms & Rates

European Garden Suite

** SUMMER RATE $149.00 ** *FALL RATE Beginning 9/1/14 $169.00* Gourmet Healthy Breakfast Available Separately ;European Garden Suite;- Exquisite suite inspired by European art and picturesque tropical garden views. - Bernhardt® Queen Canopy Bed - Marble console desktop - 32inch LCD TV.;European Garden Bath;- Marble bathroom featuring large walk-in shower - 48 inch granite topped vanity - Wall-mounted hairdryer;European antiques, beautiful up-to-date rooms with designer linens, plush towels, and marble baths.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Grand Cayman Suite

** SUMMER RATE $169.00 ** * FALL RATE Beginning 9/1/14 $189.00* Grand Cayman Suite, Gourmet Breakfast Available Separately. Tropical Aqua Green Suite Celebrating Cayman Islands Art;- King Poster Bed- Custom Linen Draperies- French Door Access to Pool- Sony 32 inch LCD TV, Showtime, Netflix;Grand Cayman Bath- Italian Marble, 48 inch Granite Vanity,Tub/Shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Bamboo Arts (Grand Suite)

*** SUMMER RATE $199.00 *** * FALL RATE Beginning 9/1/14 $229.00* Bamboo Arts Grand Suite; Gourmet breakfast available separately. 15x21 ft. Poolside Suite;- Bernhardt® King Canopy Bed;- Original Art Collection- Bernhardt® Armoires- Upholstered Seating Area- French Door Direct Pool Access Bamboo Arts Bath- Luxurious Marble 45 sq.ft. His-and-Hers Walk-In Rainfall Shower with Dual Thermostats, Two Person Jacuzzi® Tub, Dual Sink Granite Vanity.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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  • Guest room4.9
  • Services5
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness5
  • Dining4.9

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An outstanding B&B

5 on July 16, 2014

Unfortunately only one night in the Tranquility Palms Inn! Beautiful quiet place on Snell Isle! Wonderful luxury villa de Medici! Excellent perfect host Morgan! Very close to downtown St.Petersburg! Unforgettable place to stay!

Neoclassical design meets gentile southern hospitality

4.6 on July 11, 2014

My wife and I were looking for a relaxing beach get-a-way week long vacation. White sand and beautiful clean water was a priority. B&B's are usually our preference. St. Pete was a logical end point for our itinerary but we had no idea what a gem it would turn out to be. St. Pete down town with its fine museums and restaurants and its upscale vibe was fun in its own right but The Tranquility Palms Inn, just a short bike ride along the water front away, quickly became the focal point of our stay. The accommodations were a finely crafted blend of neoclassical design and relaxed Florida luxury designed by the owner and operator, Morgan Gaffney. His good taste was surpassed only by his gracious bare foot hospitality which made it unexpectedly most enjoyable. It is not often that you can make friends with your host as a traveling guest. If you are in search of true value and wonderful accommodations while in the St. Pete area do not pass up this experience.

A dream come true

5 on May 28, 2014

The Tranquility Palms Inn is more than your home away from home. It´s a dream come true. The owner and host, Morgan Gaffney, has created a luxury oasis in Snell Isle, the most affluent waterfront neighborhood in St. Petersburg. His exquisite taste is present in every room, every detail, which creates a space where you can, not only relax and enjoy, but be inspired, lifted! We were visiting friends in the area, looking for a place to stay. Having traveled quite extensively for many years, as travel journalist & photographer, we have been fortunate and featured several luxury boutique hotels in both Europe and the US for various magazines. I´m very happy to say: The Tranquility Palms Inn did not let us down. Yet, it was a new adventure for us this time as we were traveling with our 2 year old son. Hence, we were rather excited as we drove towards Snell Isle. Arriving at The Tranquility Palms Inn we were met by the most wonderful host whom our son immediately became fond of. Morgan Gaffney made us all feel most welcome, and during the breakfast sessions each morning he would prepare lovely dishes that we all enjoyed. Not to forget, his amazing mango from the garden. It was all such a treat for us, a family who had come all the way from chilly Norway. We stayed at The Tranquility Palms Inn in December, and was naturally prepared for all types of temperatures, but got lucky. While the rest of the country was in the «deep freeze» we were strolling around in the neighborhood in shorts and flip flops, gasping at the amazing Christmas decorations all over. At The Tranquility Palms Inn we enjoyed the heated pool that Morgan had prepared for us. I´m not sure who was the happiest, our son or us. It was truly a magic time. Our time at The Tranquility Palms Inn is a memory that will stay with us forever. We highly recommend checking in at 425 Lamara Way. All the best, Christopher and Charlotte Norway

Best experience in Florida

5 on May 09, 2014

The location is superior, Tranquility is very appropriate, all is perfect exceeded our expectation. we recommend it if you like top class accommodation and environment.

Tranquility says it all!

5 on February 15, 2014

A delightful place to stay. Peaceful, quiet, beautifully appointed, and a charming and welcoming host. There are only 3 rooms, which makes it seem more like visiting a friend's home. Each room has its own personality, but all 3 are lovely. There is a delightful pool with seating around it for restful down time, but even though this is a residential neighborhood, downtown is a short distance away for dining and entertainment. An excellent choice for anyone.

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Location Type

Airport, Beachside, City, Downtown, Oceanside, Tropical


Tampa, FL (TPA) 20 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Salvatore Dali' Museum, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services

Inn Details

Establishment type

Boutique Hotel, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Copier, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Radio, Secretarial services, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Jacuzzi Whirlpool Tub in the Bamboo Arts Suite

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fax Machine, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Air mattress available for $30 charge., 6 years or under.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 Night Minimum Required for the Bamboo Arts Suite
  • Cancellations: Special event, holiday periods, and high season may require minimum stays. Full payment with reservation. Two night minimum due in full at time of booking for the Bamboo Arts Suite. Other rooms are one night minimum. All no shows and same day cancellations forfeit total reservation charges. Thirty day cancellation notification is required to avoid forfeiture of one nights room rate, subject to re-rental on three day bookings. Wedding reservation bookings are non refundable within 180 days.



Morgan Gaffney

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

1 Cat

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  • Cost: $12 per person
  • Time Served: 8am-10am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

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425 Lamara Way NE , St. Petersburg, FL 33704 USA (Show map)

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