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Covington Inn

100 Harriet Island Road B3, Pier 1, Harriet Island, Saint Paul, MN 55107
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Coming from Northern Minnesota for our youngest son's wedding in St. Paul (PI weekend) we were looking for a nice B&B for the weekend. What we found was an absolute gem. Liz does an extraordinary job of making you feel completely welcome on her converted tugboat. There are 4 suites all with private baths, fireplaces and unbelievable views of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We live in Minneapolis-St. Paul and were looking for a fun place for a stay-cation - and this place fit the bill perfectly. The boat is beautifully restored, and our accommodations in the Pilot House suite were stellar - two stories, with fireplace, sitting room and private deck, all with beautiful views of the river and the St. Paul skyline.... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Went to a wedding in St. Paul in November 2014 and looked on TripAdvisor for recommended hotels in the area. I'm so glad we stayed here because the converted tugboat is definitely a MUST SEE and MUST STAY. Liz, the owner, was a gracious hostess and made the most delicious breakfasts that it's quite a detriment to yourself if you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 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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