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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   253 2nd Ave N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (Formerly Pier Hotel)
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Ranked #16 of 44 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This small quaint hotel is in the perfect location for exploring St Petersburg. Only 3 blocks from Beach Street, the pier and lots of shops in between. Staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel was clean and charming. The front porch offered a fountain with rocking chairs to watch the world go by. Coffee all day which included espresso, lattes... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in order to attend a concert at the Palladium Theater nearby. The Pier Hotel is old and quaint, and only a few blocks from the waterfront, museums, and fun restaurants downtown in St. Petersburg. Our room was small, but clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly.

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New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

My wife and I recently stayed in this hotel on a visit St. Pete to celebrate our 30-year anniversary. Booking this hotel was a huge mistake and our stay was a nightmare! We both believe we must share this feedback with you so you don’t have the same experience. First of all, this hotel is currently making interior and exterior... More 

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Manager at Cord... I, Owner at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

James, Thank You for taking the time to leave such a detailed review. As you mentioned we are currently undergoing some painting and beautification projects to make The Cordova Inn more comfortable for our guests. We sincerely apologize that our renovations disrupted your stay with us. This is definitely not our intentions and would like an opportunity to make this... More 

Ocala, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is the place to stay after seeing the busy part of St Petersburg, walking distance to shops and restaurants. Older but well cared for and the staff are really there to help you. Deanna is a top shelf employee that adds to the experience of the Pier Hotel, this is a property to return to for another visit!

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Vancouver, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The first time I stayed here I loved it. Old but clean and comfortable. Great location, great veranda, afternoon happy hour was social and entertaining. Nice continental breakfast was included in the price. Booked it again for my next return to St. Pete's. The second time we arrived late in the evening due to traveling. Got the room we booked.... More 

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Manager at Cord... I, Owner at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

Jamie P, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review. I am very sorry that your second stay with us was not as enjoyable as your 1st stay. The Inn is under New Ownership and is going through some beneficial changes. The linens are no longer being washed in house and are sent off to a professional... More 

Tampa, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

As long as you know what to expect, this historic small hotel run like a bed and breakfast will offer a pleasant stay in a great, central location. Frayed carpeting, window unit A/C's and no elevator (it's a three-story building) are par for the course, but the funky old rooms have character, the staff is warm and welcoming, and the... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is an older hotel that is clean but dated. My wife and I enjoyed our stay because the hotel scored well considering our main criteria which are value, cleanliness, and location. The hotel is located within walking distance(ie: 5 minutes give or take) to great restaurants, bars, coffee shops, etc. At around $80 for a king size bid(Groupon deal)... More 

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed in this historic building in August during their hottest weather all year! Located near the Salvador Dali Museum, the arts district and the Tampa Bay Rays ballpark. Everything was within walking distance, live music, movies, restaurants, shopping. Easy on/off the highway, so day trips to Tarpon Springs and the sponge docks or Sarasota and the Ringling Brothers Museum... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

First let me tell you, make your reservation on the actual Pier Hotel website, much cheaper! I stayed in an Antique Double Bed room, for about $70, which is perfect size for a single traveler or even if you're w/ someone else. The location of the hotel is great...5 min walk to Clubs/Bars (and there's plenty of them to bar-hop... More 

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Saint Petersburg Usa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wonderful place to stay. Nice central location. Also near local family. Staff was very nice and accommodating for a change in our travel schedule. Bed was comfortable and room was quiet. Try to stay here whenever we come to St. Pete.

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Address: 253 2nd Ave N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (Formerly Pier Hotel)
Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Cordova Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Pier Hotel St Petersburg
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