In the heart of picturesque downtown St. Petersburg (St. Pete) you will find La Veranda B&B, a wonderful "Old Florida" bed and breakfast inn that combines homey comfort and luxury in the most interesting urban setting in all of the southeastern US. La Veranda Bed and Breakfast is situated on lovely oak tree-lined Fifth Avenue North. Your "home away from home" is surrounded by fine restaurants, theaters, shops, cafes, museums, theaters, and the incomparable St. Petersburg/ St. Pete waterfront on Tampa Bay. Our spacious and comfortable suites reflect the care and attention that characterize our inn. This wonderful house, with its namesake "veranda" flanking two sides of the ground floor, is situated on a lovely tree-shaded property that affords both privacy and accessibility. A drive of a few short blocks from the bustle of I-275 will take you back to a quieter place and time, reminiscent of the Florida of fifty years ago, yet with the all the comforts and conveniences of today.
St. Petersburg/ St. Pete combines small town charm and big city amenities. If you don't know "the sunshine city", you must come stay with us and find out for yourself. The city itself is remarkable for its sense of place and time, as well. Downtown St. Petersburg/ St. Pete is as uncluttered and quiet as a small town, yet alive with wonderful restaurants, shops, museums, theaters, and other entertainment. A short stroll from La Veranda will take you to the waterfront parks that give the city its charm. St. Petersburg/ St. Pete has maintained the entire downtown waterfront, some seven miles in all, for the use of residents and visitors alike. Parks, marinas, and "The Pier", combine with the commercial establishments to provide lots to do downtown. Year round there are special events like "Taste of Pinellas" and "Ribfest" that bring good food and music, in abundance, to the downtown bayfront. Concerts, art shows, and even motor racing add to the excitement of this beautiful waterfront setting. All of this just a few short blocks from your suite at La Veranda- a gorgeous St. Pete Inn.