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Covington Inn

100 Harriet Island Road B3, Pier 1, Harriet Island, Saint Paul, MN 55107
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice cozy place! Nice rooms all with fireplaces!! Very nice and clean and warm on a cold winter night!!! Close to all the winter carnival stuff in downtown St. Paul!! Nice check in time and out time!! The breakfast and coffee and of course liz!! The inkeeper were very good!! Can't wait to stay there again!!:-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

What a treat to sleep on a boat! The rooms were clean and well appointed, the proprietor was friendly and fun, the breakfast was delicious, and the other guests were fun to get to know! We booked the Pilot House and it was not a mistake. What fun to have 360 views of the beautiful sights this fall! But we... More 

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Danette for your glowing review! Guests like you make it all worthwhile!! I take great pride in my business and work hard to make sure everyone enjoys their stay and I'm so thankful that you appreciate my efforts. Thanks again and come back soon, ok!!?? More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

We had a lot of fun spending a night on this beautiful, quaint moored boat on the Mississippi River. We were in the Master's Quarters which was surprisingly roomy and furnished in such a lovely way. We were surprised at how quiet it was at night and had excellent night's sleeps. The bathroom, as it's on a boat, is absolutely... More 

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of my charming Inn!! I just love it when people appreciate the river, the view and the boat. Thanks again!! More 

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

I'm not sure who reviewed this Inn but none of the reviews compares to the experience we had recently. Yes, its a tug boat but we expected a whole lot more for the price. 1. Prepare to walk a block from your car down a ramp which can be slippery. If you are hauling a suitcase, and it's larger than... More 

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

I'm so sorry you didn't realize you were staying on a boat. All the things you didn't like are the things others find charming and awesome. The towboats are one of the things people love about the river-it's part of our history, as are the trains. It's true, bathrooms can be small on boats but everyone knows that, right? As... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. I am not great with boats as I can get sea sick but this boat was very stable and the river is not moving quickly so I had no issues at all. My room was well laid out and optimized the smallish space available providing me multiple areas to enjoy. The woodworking throughout the boat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We came up the Mississippi River from Dubuque by boat; so had some reservations about sleeping on a boat after a day in our boat. Since we had no land transportation, the host did a "beer run" for us :); and later recommended where to order a pizza for delivery. Beautiful facility, location, service. Great to interact with the other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Lovely location literally on the water opposite the Lowertown neighborhood of St. Paul. Quiet park adjacent for strolling and jogging (and fishing, too, if you were so inclined!) Easy access to Lowertown St. Paul for some hipster restaurants. The rooftop deck was great for early-morning watching the rowing teams practice their skills. We were in the "Mate's Quarters" which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights in the Riverview Suite. Clean, comfortable and charming. The bed is on a platform next to a porthole and there is a 2-3 step ladder to get on the bed. There was also a charming little nook with 2 portholes - we ended up sitting there to plan the day ahead. In the evening, we... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The place was great, the room was huge ... And breakfast was to die for ... Liz's was super ..... We hope to go back real soon .......... The upper deck was great over looking the river ...... We stay in the Master's Quarters ....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

What a great weekend get-a-way! Book 3 or all 4 rooms and spend the evening on your private outdoor patio with family and friends (can't do that in a hotel). Cozy, nice, and Bill makes a great breakfast when Liz is away! We like that the Covington Inn was close to good restaurants like WA Frost (try the patio dining)... More 

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