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Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and Marina

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Completely Renovated this year, the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and Marina is an authentic Florida boutique resort situated directly on the Boca Ciega Bay. Boasting as having one of the largest privately owned fishing piers in St Petersburg at 1,500 square feet, you can enjoy great fishing, watch the manatees and dolphins, or dock your boat right on site. With a beautiful pool overlooking the Boca Ciega Bay this makes Bay Palms Waterfront Resort a perfect destination for relaxation, and best of all, it is only 200 feet from the beach. Room types range from spacious studio apartments with kitchenettes to large one bedroom apartment suites. Best of all, we have NO surprise resort fees! Enjoy everything the Bay Palms has to offer at no additional cost. We really mean it: FREE Fitness Room, FREE Wireless Internet, FREE Parking, FREE BBQ Area, and FREE Private Fishing Pier use. Our resort is Family Owned and Operated, and has been since 2008. The family is very active in the day to day operations, on property daily, and has a friendly staff ready to assist you with your authentic Florida vacation. Members of Superior Small Lodging Association and Approved by AAA for Quality and Standards, our resort is one of only a handful of resorts in Florida that has received the Green Lodging seal from the State of Florida as well as Greenleaders Gold Award from TripAdvisor for our effort in conserving and recycling. St Pete Beach is a 6-mile island and the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort is directly in the center of the island. Everything is within walking distance: the grocery store, restaurants, and shopping are just across the street. Activities such as Deep Sea Fishing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Dolphin Cruises, Sunset Cruises and many different island cruises visiting the nearby islands are available nearby. Best of all we are only 30 minutes from Busch Gardens and 90 minutes from Disney and all the Orlando Parks. Also, as a guest of the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort, you will have full access to the Plaza Beach Hotel - Beachfront Resort which is owned by the same family. You will have FREE full use of all the amenities at the Plaza Beach Hotel - Beachfront Resort including the private beach, large heated pool overlooking the beach, FREE beach chairs, FREE beach towels, FREE parking and many more amenities. We look forward to hosting you at the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort. Try us, and see for yourself why so many people return to the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort year after year.
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Pool
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Public Wifi
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
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Great View
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Grade: 60 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Our room was nice and comfortable, reasonable size with a good shower. It’s best feature though was its view, being right on the waterfront and with a little balcony to sit and watch the sunrise. The hotel is reasonably located along a main road with...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Michelle L
Response from Mari C, Manager at Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and MarinaResponded October 26, 2018

Hi Michelle, Thank you for staying with us and for writing this review. We are sorry if the check-in process was confusing. We do provide check in information on every confirmation email, but sometimes, the guest does not see that information. We are glad that...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

We had a one room suite in the Waterfront part of the resort. The room was very clean and the kitchenette had the right amount of pots and pans so we could cook most of our meals and not have to eat out. The view...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank rdubi
Response from Plaza-Resorts_Owner, General Manager at Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and MarinaResponded April 12, 2018

Hello, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort. We're happy to have you as a guest. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review and letting us know about your experience with us. We appreciate...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

WHERE DO I EVEN START?! First I'll start off by saying I wouldn't have even written this review if the manager would have done the right thing and given us a free night for our next trip, but he DID NOT so here we are....More

Date of stay: August 2018
3  Thank 712roryg
Response from Robert C, General Manager at Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and MarinaResponded September 19, 2018

First, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am sorry that the air conditioning unit in your room was not working properly. As you described in your review, our staff attempted to fix the unit as soon...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

WHAT HOTEL DOES HAPPY HOUR FOR FREE BEER/WINE??? That was FANTASTIC!! Once we got our room, the room was surprisingly nice and spacious. Everything was clean. Everybody was friendly!!! Definitely coming back. Everything was close by. Parking is a little scarce so take as few...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Carly F
Response from Robert C, General Manager at Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and MarinaResponded September 19, 2018

Carly, Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed the Happy Hour, the room, the service, and the property overall. We will be looking forward to your return.

Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

This place is right near everything you’d want to be near on the beach. The rooms are decent. My biggest complaint is their parking. They offer one parking pass which is in a very small lot in front of the hotel... you have to back...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Christina B
Response from Plaza-Resorts_Owner, General Manager at Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and MarinaResponded July 3, 2018

Chistina, We're very sorry for your issues with parking. Unfortunately, as you described, the lot that we have available is very small and can only accommodate one spot per rooms. As much as we would love to have more space available for our guests, it's...More

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wvfamily2005
October 3, 2018|
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Response from Mari C | Property representative |
It depends. If you use Uber, it will be around $40.00, if you use a cab it can be $70.00. Supershuttle charges $26.00 per person.
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Debbie L
March 18, 2018|
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Response from Mari C | Property representative |
Yes, Bay Palms has parking available for registered guests. We offer one parking space per room reserved.
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K E
May 2, 2017|
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Response from Robert C | Property representative |
Yes, lots of them. 18-20 restaurants in walking distance and 86 restaurants on the island. - We promise you won't go hungry - See you soon.
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ReeseRunner
Jun 7, 2018
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"Loved the bayside property!"
rdubi
Apr 2, 2018
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"We had 216 for 3 weeks and 214 for 1 week. 216 has a view of the water & 214 faces the road and gulf,..."
Sherrylm2244
Mar 22, 2018
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"not 108, very small"
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Mar 17, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$98 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesFloridaSt. Pete Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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