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The Cordova Inn

253 2nd Ave N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (Formerly Pier Hotel)
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Ranked #18 of 42 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most of all do not stay in the room under the upstairs suite. You will get swamped every night when they use their bathroom. Water running down the wall onto the cupboard in our room & soaking our carpet & belongings. Nothing was done to stop this!! No drapes on the windows so sunlight streams in every morning, We were... More 

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Tampa, FL
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I almost wish I could give a better review for this hotel since it is a vintage property has the potential to be a charming place to stay, but here are the facts: Pros: Great location Helpful, accommodating staff. Cons: Old property that needs complete renovation or restoration. My room had very tiny bathroom; shower sprayed barely more than a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're looking for the comforts of a modern, clean place, it's not here. The walls are thin so you can hear your neighbors TV and conversations. Above the entry door is pane glass that's allows light into room all hours of the day. I had to use a pillow to keep the light out. The bed actually used the... More 

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stony brook, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A charming hotel, which actually made me feel as though I was a guest at a relatives home. The building barely has a "hotel" look or feel to it. From the rocking chairs and bicycles parked by the porch, to the very warm and inviting interior, and rooms was like a step back into better times. The building is quite... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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130 reviews 130 reviews
34 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has charm, an amazing location, terrific lobby and wonderful staff. The rooms really need an upgrade and are a little depressing,. There is a fun bar and live music on the weekends. Lovely and large outdoor terrace great for sipping and chatting. If you can overlook outdated and worn rooms there are a lot of pluses this property... More 

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Coventry, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The hotel is downtown and in a nice area for walking to shops and restaurants. We went into the room, it was clean, HOWEVER, the bathroom was small, make it tiny, or even minisule The toilet was loose, you can sit on the toilet, brush your teeth, and shave your legs in the shower all at once, but it was... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My sister and I stayed one night here. Just a quick last minute get away.. I found this place online and it sounded interesting and near some restaurants, shopping, and a cinema so I made a reservation. The girl who checked us in was nice enough, but not overly interested in conversation. Our room was on the second floor (no... More 

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Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I have never walked out of a hotel before, but with this one I did. The room I was given was just plain gross. There were little bugs on the carpet along the perimeter of the room, it was dusty, and there was a disgusting vomit looking mess on the comforter that I don't know how housekeeping could have missed... More 

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We arrived in the afternoon and had no trouble checking in. Over night parking, in downtown St. Pete, was convenient and inexpensive. Within walking distance of fabulous shopping and dining. A great front porch area for relaxing and "people watching" or enjoying the good hot breakfast served each morning.. Only negative was the VERY small bathroom.. No construction while we... More 

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Bocas Town, Panama
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I was disappointed that the bathroom was tiny and there was no room to spread out any toiletries, there were but a few hangers and a large cabinet with no shelves. There was no place to put my stuff. Granted I am traveling with a 90 liter backpack, far more than most people have. The breakfast was more than a... More 

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

Txherper thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I am truly sorry that it was not above and beyond your expectations. We do strive to give excellent customer service and anything less is not acceptable. I would like to let you know that each of our rooms are a little different in its own... More 

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