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Coral Reef Resort

5800 Gulf Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL 33706-2252
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Chicago, Illinois
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367 reviews 367 reviews
33 hotel reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coral Reef Resort has been a fixture on St. Petersburg Beach since the 1950s. It's been around as long as Ted Peters' Smoked Fish Restaurant. In 1967, we stayed in the Aldin Motel adjacent to the Coral Reef, then walked to the Coral Reef to eat in its restaurant. My brother has owned a time-share room at the Coral Reef... More

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Nova Scotia
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49 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We are providing feedback as interval owners following our recent 5 week stay. First off we will update our observations from last year. Excessive partying by renters: There were no occurrences where someone rented a unit for the evening-week-end and had an all-night party. On back to back Sundays, small groups who had rented units had numerous guests drop in... More

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Sioux Falls, SD
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We only stayed here three nights. We had a two room/ two bath hotel. One room had a king bed and the other room had two twin beds. We also had a foldout couch and had seven people total. While the price was higher than we wanted, $270 per night, the kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need including... More

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Bayside, NY
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My husband and I stayed in this resort from March 22, to March 29, 2014. The resort is clean, we had an ocean front room, beautiful view. The room was a one bedroom room with a small kitchen, small living room and dinette and a bathroom, good enough for two people. They come only once a week to change the... More

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Have stayed here a few times now since finding out about this place a little over a year ago. Very nice accommodations and staff. Grounds and rooms are clean and well kept. Location is great in the heart of St. Pete Beach. These condos are right on the beach with easy access to gulf, as well as 2 beautiful pools... More

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Rock Rapids, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Lainn Menning: We arrived at 9:00 pm The signage was so bad we drove by two times, two little wood signs 3' tall. We finally found the place then couldn't find the office, Had to walk through a tunnel to get to the office. First impression on entering the room was furniture was old and dirty. Woke up the next... More

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New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Spent a week here and found the property to be spotless, immaculately cared for grounds and pool area. The room was basic furnish but clean and pleasant . The staff could not have been nicer, especially Michelle in housekeeping who smiled each and every time we met up! Perfect location to walk the beach and to walk to area restaurants.... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Small, clean, retro condo right on the beach..a great location..needs some upgrades - i.e. mattresses, pillows, televisions, couch. Really great swimming pools. Is close to a lot of great places to see. Shell Key is a must. Some really good local eateries close by. Would definitely recommend, but hope some furniture upgrades happen.

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North Carolina
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6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

First impressions of the Coral Reef are not great, with little signage to indicate you have arrived, and an abandoned portion of the resort at the front half of the property. The parking lot of the villas includes a rear view of the abandoned units, which also circle around a large portion of the pool. However, once you look beyond... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Coral Reef Resort in August 2013. What a great beach location! I must admit when we turned in (very easy to miss the entrance) I was a bit shocked. All that we saw in front of us were overgrown bushes and a very old building. After winding our way around to the back... More

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Address: 5800 Gulf Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL 33706-2252
Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Coral Reef Hotel St. Petersburg
Coral Reef Beach Resort

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