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Watergarden Inn at the Bay

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126 Fourth Ave. N.E., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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Watergarden Inn at the Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What is that saying about real estate? Location, location…and…okay, I eliminated the third one; more about that later. I know the downtown St. Petersburg area very well, and, for the most part, the Watergarden Inn is well situated for most activities in this “walking” town. Just one block off of Beach Drive and North Straub Park, 2 ½ blocks from... More

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just got back from the Watergarden Inn,what a shear delightful Inn. The owners are the most gracious couple you would ever want to meet.The rooms are spotless ,breakfast great and it is available until 11am loved that.There is a fantastic pool we used every day very relaxing setting private but yet a 5 min walk to... More

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Consejo, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Watergarden Inn was the perfect location for our daughter's commitment ceremony. It made it possible for friends and family from near and far to come together for a weekend to enjoy each other in this wonderful, relaxed, hospitable setting. The location is well suited for easy walking to restaurants, museums and the Bay. But the best part was the... More

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Decatur, Georgia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 4 days in St Petersburg at the Watergarden Inn. The inn was spacious with several common areas including a pool and patio. The location is within walking distance of lots of restaurants and places of interest such as the Dali Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts. It is one block from the bay which... More

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Elmira, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I finally took a vacation together after 6 years. Excellent location. Excellent breakfast. Excellent facilities. We loved the pool! Enjoyed the owners wit. Had a great time. Thanks, we hope to return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We just had the pleasure of staying at Watergardwn Inn and had such a lovely time! Bill & Wilder are the perfect hosts! They were so quick to reply to our emails, very accommodating & even made us a lovely cappuccino for breakfast. The breakfast was more than enough with lots of great selections. We also really appreciated the Keurig... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed for a night while in St. Pete. The owners are very friendly and will help you find the perfect place for dinner or lunch. The inn is conveniently located a very short walk from many restaurants and shops. Breakfast was very enjoyable. The room was quiet and very clean. We will definitely come back... More

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The Watergarden Inn at the Bay is a perfect Florida getaway. You couldn't find a better location for getting around to everything St. Petersburg has to offer. If you want to go to the beach, it's just a short drive or bus ride (if you prefer) to St. Pete's beaches or Fort Desoto. The owners (Wilde & Bill) were friendly,... More

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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I ended up at the Watergarden coincidentally as I had not made reservations. Another B&B which was sold out recommended I try it. I took their word. It was clearly my lucky day. The owners Bill and Wilde quickly made every possible effort to accommodate me as soon as they took my call. The Hibiscus room was not only beautiful,... More

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Miami, Florida
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The owner's were incredibly welcoming both at check-in, during breakfast, and at checkout. The B&B was very clean and everything we needed was there ready for us. Would easily recommend this to family and friends. The location is absolutely fantastic too, right near the water front restaurants.

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Address: 126 Fourth Ave. N.E., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
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Discover your private oasis on over 1/2 acre in the heart of downtown. Steps away from Beach Drive shops and restaurants, fabulous museums, exciting sports venues, picturesque waterfront and marinas. Watergarden Inn at the Bay offers gracious accommodations and warm hospitality to travelers who enjoy privacy and comfort. 14 unique rooms & suites from Luxurious to romantic. Lounge by our pool or a private garden spot. ... more   less 
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