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Covington Inn

3.0 of 5 100 Harriet Island Road B3, Pier 1, Harriet Island, Saint Paul, MN 55107
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

We want to thank Liz, a fellow Pearl Jam fan, for making our trip to St Paul a memorable one. The breakfast was awesome! The room was really cool. Sleeping on a tugboat on the Mississippi in the middle of a large city is cool. Close to downtown St Paul, it only takes about 10 minutes to walk there. The... More

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

Thank you for your super nice review! I'm glad you enjoyed your time here and got to relax on the deck! Keep on rocking in the free world!! More

Duluth, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My wife and I are seasoned B&B patrons, and she wanted to surprise me with something truly unique this year. The Covington Inn fits the bill there...Set on the Mighty Mississip and at the foot of the St. Paul skyline, the location could not be better. Very enjoyable watching the working boats in the mornings: within walking distance to many... More

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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I love this place! The rooms, the deck, the breakfast, the common area, & the gorgeous river that surrounds all of it. A truely peaceful place to enjoy the beautiful city skylights while watching the river flow by. A healthy chocolate happy hour on the boat was allot of fun too. Always looking for another reason to spend a few... More

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Minnesota
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135 reviews 135 reviews
40 hotel reviews
266 helpful votes 266 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Covington Inn is truly one of those very unique places to see and to actually stay at. This special little tugboat sits in the Mississippi River in St. Paul, MN. We celebrated our anniversary at the Covington for two nights in the Pilot House Room. We had a nice bedroom, private bath, the upstairs pilot room with windows on... More

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! I was scared when you checked in and knew I'd have to be on my toes with all those great Trip advisor reviews under your belt! Turns out, I just have to be myself and let the boat and the river speak for itself!! I'm so glad you enjoyed it and am... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Since starting my trip up the MS River from the mouth to the source, I have sought locations that are right on the river. This amazing Inn is actually a tugboat that is IN the river! Each room has a river/skyline view and is very spacious, considering you are on a boat! Very quiet, lots of deck options for sitting... More

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Please come back soon! More

Apple Valley, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The Covington Inn is a great, romantic getaway for anyone looking for something comfortable, unique and welcoming. It's a great way to celebrate an anniversary of birthday, as each room is unique and the tugboat is convenient to other attractions in St. Paul. Each of the rooms is unique and offers a comfortable and private but slightly different experience. We... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I could not wait to get there after delayed flights from London.. A long haul flight then a wait for several hours at O'Hare for my connecting flight to Minneapolis which was then cancelled necessitating a stop over - I finally reached my destination a day late. All I can say is that the Covington Inn experience made up for... More

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

Daniel, I'm so glad you could still stay with us after you flight fiascos! Isn't business travel glamorous and exciting?? Just kidding! Anyway, thank you for taking the time to write your super nice review. As a business owner and Innkeeper, reviews like this make all the hard work worth it! thanks again!! More

Sydney, Australia
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753 reviews 753 reviews
221 hotel reviews
318 helpful votes 318 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Remember the riverboat from Raiders of the Lost Ark? That's what my room felt like. I had the Master's Quarters. It's a gorgeous room with elegant furnishings and a great ambiance. It has a tiny, but very efficient bathroom with a surprisingly spacious shower. There's a fridge and a fireplace and that's the end of the amenities...no TV. So, get... More

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

Thank you so much for the excellent photos and wonderful review! It was fun to hang out on the deck with you on nice summer night and hearing about all your adventures! More

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

When looking for hotels in major cities, one finds oneself staying at the same chain hotels with a standard that is similar...... After spotting this lodgings on Tripadvisor it seemed too good an experience to pass up. I dealt with Liz directly who is friendly and welcoming and explains everything clearly, including how to get there, even though we had... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your nice review! We don't have size guidelines for the Bed and breakfast on a boat but maybe we should! I actually have had a real giant here and he loved it. Being tall/big you are probably used to ducking your head, etc! Anyway, thanks again and we'll see you next time... More

Duluth, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Just about the coolest place I have ever slept in my entire life. We stayed in the Pilot House,,Very Nice,,the deck is awesome it is great to sit up there with the river traffic going by and the views of Downtown St.Paul, we got to watch the tugs work some barges and had a wonderful breakfast in the morning. Thank... More

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

Best place ever?? I'm floored at your generosity! I do love what I do and it's amazing to get such accolades. I really appreciate you taking the time to write your review and hope to see you in the summer when we can catch up on the deck in the sunshine! Thank you again, Liz More

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Address: 100 Harriet Island Road B3, Pier 1, Harriet Island, Saint Paul, MN 55107
Location: United States > Minnesota > Saint Paul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Covington Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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