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Coral Reef Resort

5800 Gulf Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL 33706-2252
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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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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2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Made it through a week here. Every other hotel is booked. Dark hideous tunnel to find office to sign in. This place stays booked because it's on the beach and not very costly. Condemned strip portion of hotel all boarded up- needs to be torn down. Nothing to do, no exercise equipment, no pool classes or comps to a gym.... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Review for our Gulf front Room. Nice accommodations, nice friendly staff and the nicest pool on the Gulf Coast. Of course the Gulf front rooms are the nicest with a beautiful water view. The place is fairly clean and our room slept four, queen bed and pull out couch which is not the best or most comfortable. All in all... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 hotel reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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206 reviews 206 reviews
49 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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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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