Larelle House is a beautiful 2-story Queen Anne Victorian located in the heart of the Old Northeast Historic District of St. Petersburg, Florida. Only a block from the shore of Tampa Bay, and a short stroll from the shops, restaurants and bustling nightlife of downtown, Larelle House is ideally located for both the overnight and longer stay traveler. Larelle House offers 4 antique-appointed guest rooms, open verandahs, lush landscaped grounds, and a gazebo covered in-ground hot tub for relaxation. With scrumptious full hot entrée breakfasts and an abundance of amenities, Larelle House seeks to provide every comfort and exceed all expectations. *Note: We are the only B&B in St. Petersburg to receive the coveted 'White Glove' award from Superior Small Lodging - and we have received it five years in a row!
Adorned in soft hues of blues and beiges, the Lavinia Room is beautifully decorated with a massive four-poster queen-size bed gracefully draped with sheer fabric under a damask ceiling framed with intricate crown molding. On the second floor, it features a bay window facing the front lawn with a view of the cobblestone street beyond. The ornate writing desk is perfect for tending to business or writing letters to loved ones and the ample armoire houses a color television and DVD player. The private bath is appointed with an antique claw foot tub/shower, pedestal sink and abundant storage space.
Nightly Rate: $189/$159
Adorned in pinks and greens, the Victorian Room is designed for romance with an antique iron queen-size bed dressed in luxury linens, and high ceiling bordered with ornate crown molding. An inlaid-wood dresser accents a corner, and a duo of needlepoint chairs paired with a table topped by a Tiffany lamp beckon intimate conversation. The handsome armoire houses a color television and DVD player. It is a corner room with custom drapes overlooking the front lawn and side garden accented with a four tiered fountain. The private bath features an antique claw foot tub/shower and pedestal sink.
Nightly Rate: $189/$159
The Longley Room features a high intricately carved mahogany king-size bed centered beneath a high ceiling embellished with romantic purple flowers edged by crown molding. The conversation area features a Victorian lamp with a delicately fringed shade adorning a mahogany table whose legs are carved into graceful swans. An unusual vanity is enhanced with a masculine carving of an eagle at the pinnacle of its tall mirror, and an antique armoire houses a color TV & DVD player. The private bath features a period sink, brass fixtures and ceramic tile surrounding the combination tub/shower.
Nightly Rate: $199/$169
The Hemingway Room is tucked in the back corner of the house and features access to an open-air porch overlooking the rear garden and hot tub gazebo. Decorated with a writer in mind, it features an Old Florida motif with treasures gathered over years of world travel. A handsome secretary desk stands ready with an antique manual typewriter waiting for inspiration to strike. The high antique iron full-size bed is romantically draped with netting suspended from the ceiling, and a Tiffany style ceiling fan stirs a breeze. The private bath across the hall is equipped with a ceramic tiled tub/shower.
Nightly Rate: $169/$139
4.4 on February 18, 2014
Exceeded my expectations which had been reduced as a result of a one nite stay the week before at the Beach Drive Inn. While Larelle House is not easy to find, it is certainly worth the effort and is within a couple of blocks of the Beach Drive Inn. The breakfast was very good, the rooms nicely furnished and clean and the rest of the house was also very nice and they have a lovely exterior and grounds. This will be our B & B of choice from now on in downtown St. Pete.
5 on April 22, 2013
Although we made last minute request to stay at Larelle House, Larry and Ellen were gracious and accomodating. My daughter commented, "I feel so special" as we enjoyed a freshly made apple and sausage bake for breakfast. Our stay was delightful I'm every way! I am a former innkeeper at a bed and breakfast in New England
5 on April 19, 2013
We spent two delightful nights at the Larelle House B&B in February of this year. the full breakfasts are excellent and the location is just a few blocks from the pier and many good restaurants. While parking in the commercial areas is somewhat of a problem, walking to where you want to go is the way to travel. Private parking at the B&B is available. The Museum of Art, the Dali Museum, and the Don Cesar Hotel are all must places to visit. Our best wishes to Larry and Ellen! Keep doing what you have been doing.
5 on April 17, 2013
We had a wonderful stay at the larelle house and will be making another visit soon. The room was very comfortable and the back yard was a great place to sit with a glass of wine and relax. Everything was within walking distance and Ellen and Larry were very hospitable and served us a great breakfast.
5 on April 17, 2013
My husband and I stayed at the Larelle House B&B for a recent vacation to St. Petersburg and couldn't have been happier. The house is located within a very short, pleasant walk of the Vinoy Hotel, art galleries, restaurants, and Tampa Bay. We loved exploring the area by foot and appreciated the availability of bicycles to tour the area further. The Larelle House hosts were gracious, polite, and unobtrusive. The food was excellent--we tended not to have lunch until 1:30 or so due to the full breakfasts served. We stayed in the Lavinia Room, which was comfortable, clean, and even featured a bit of sherry for a nightcap. The resident cats were welcome company as well. We have recommended Larelle House to our friends and look forward to going back.
Very close to Tampa Bay, City
Tampa, FL (TPA) 19 miles
Drive South on I-275 to Pinellas County. Exit left at exit #23A onto I-375. Stay on I-375 and it becomes 4th Avenue N. after about a mile. Continue towards Tampa Bay and at end of avenue turn left onto Beach Drive. Travel through traffic light into the Old Northeast and make the first left onto 6th Avenue NE. Larelle House is #237 on the right. Temporarily park/stand and we will direct you to free, onsite parking at the back of the property.
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, The St. Petersburg Pier, Bayfront Parks & Beach, Major League Baseball at Tropicana Field, BayWalk Entertainment District, Mahaffey Theater at the Bayfront Center, St. Petersburg Marina and Yacht Club, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery, Zoo, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, BayWalk Entertainment District, Antique Shoppes, Major League Baseball at Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg Marina and Yacht Club, The St. Petersburg Pier, We can arrange a horse-drawn carriage ride!, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports
Bed and Breakfast
Board games, Ceiling fans, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Private entrance, Telephone, VCR, Washer/dryer
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, DVD Player, Desk, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Videos, Wi-Fi
Complimentary use of bicycles, Free onsite parking, Sherry in room, Full hot entree breakfasts, Baked goods/refreshments 24/7, Evening wine and cheese
Ellen & Larry Nist
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , With prior request
Off-season special - Get a 4th night FREE when you book 3 nights at regular price. Enjoy the full hot entree breakfasts, beautiful garden spa, complimentary bicycles and all that St. Petersburg has to offer at a fantastic savings!