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Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and Marina

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Newfoundland
Reviewed May 9, 2014

When we first checked in I thought it was going to be a great stay as the lady at the check in was super friendly!! We arrived to find that our room was extremely tiny....I knew it was a suite,but this was not what I expected? There was a fridge, microwave & dishes, but only a bathroom sink to clean...

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Plaza-Resorts_Owner, General Manager at Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for mentioning our friendly staff. The room you reserved was our standard hotel room, booked through a third party discount booking site. These are our most basic rooms and include only a partial kitchen. I always advise our guests that if you are not happy with your room or any part of your stay,...

Brandon, Florida
Reviewed May 6, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for the night. We stayed at the bay palms marina side and it was absolutely wonderful!! The view is gorgeous, the area is so peaceful and very spacious!! We had the pleasure of meeting some of the staff and the general manager and they were all so very kind and hospitable! We will definitely...

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Reviewed May 4, 2014

Clean, convenient location, friendly staff, great price!!! We had a wonderful time and enjoyed the pool at their sister resort down the street as well! The options of things to do from this hotel are endless and the people who work there are extremely helpful.

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Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

We are locals but decided to spent the weekend on the beach when friends came into town unexpectedly....there were no rooms available in the more well known hotels so we took a chance on this one. So glad we did. Staff wonderful, property well maintained, competitively priced(especially since it was weekend before Easter), room clean and decorated nicely. It is...

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Plaza-Resorts_Owner, General Manager at Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and Marina, responded to this review

Eileen, Thank you for a wonderful FIVE STAR review of your stay at the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort – Hotel and Marina! I’m pleased that you enjoyed our proximity to many local places, and hanging out on our dock in the morning and evening. It is so relaxing. I look forward to having you stay with us again the next...

Steinbach, Canada
Reviewed May 2, 2014

Clean rooms and staff was very friendly and helpful. Loved the beach at the Plaza . Lots of restaurants within walking distance, also grocery stores etc. Beautiful sunsets at the beach. We would have no problem returning for longer a stay.

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Airdrie, Canada
Reviewed April 19, 2014

Thanks Tami and the whole staff of Bay Palms, and our housekeeper (Inga) clean up our room every day (room # 108) Big Thanks to Inga!!!! :-) we were every morning outside and had our coffee of the deck at the waterfront, we didn't want back to Canada anymore, we have loved it there. I have never seen Manatees before,...

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Reviewed April 15, 2014

Thanks to Tami and her staff we had a wonderful stay at the Bay Palms! The staff is so helpful and accommodating. The rooms were also very clean and had all the essentials needed for a few nights stay. Not only are the views great we were able to see 3 manatees swim right up to the docks in the...

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Plaza-Resorts_Owner, General Manager at Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and Marina, responded to this review

Lindsay, Thank you for a wonderful FIVE STAR review of your stay at the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort – Hotel and Marina. I will let Tami and the rest of our staff know you found them helpful. It’s awesome that you got to see manatees during your visit! It’s a one of a kind experience. I hope to see you...

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Stayed 3 nights in march 2014 rooms are brand new at the Bay palms and very clean. Great location safe and friendly staff. Lots of things to do near by and plenty of restaurants. Only thing i did not like was parking was a little difficult. Overall a great place and i am very picky!

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New Port Richey, Florida
Reviewed April 5, 2014

I want to thank Shelly and her staff at the Bay Palms, this place is awesome, we have stayed a couple of times and they are always accommodating with us. we had a bunch of family come into town and they stayed at the Tradewinds and wish they would have booked where we did. the rooms are clean and large,...

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Plaza-Resorts_Owner, General Manager at Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort – Hotel and Marina and for giving us a great FIVE STAR review! I will be sure to let Shelly know you received awesome service from her and the staff. Next time, get your family to book here so they aren’t jealous of the wonderful accommodations we offer...

Laconia, New Hampshire
Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stayed in the two bedroom suite on the bay. It was quiet and sunny. Fellow quests were friendly and helpful. The woman who took care of our room was a very good worker and friendly. We will definitely return to the Plaza!! Thanks

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Completely Renovated this year, Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and Marina is a Florida Tropical boutique resort situated directly on the Boca Ciega Bay. Boasting 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. 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 Full Kitchens 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, with a great friendly staff ready to assist you with a genuine 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 in walking distance, the grocery store, restaurants and shopping is just across the street. As well as Deep Sea Fishing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Dolphin Cruises, Sunset Cruises and many different island cruises visiting the nearby islands. 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 Cabanas, 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and Marina

Address: 4237 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Location: United States > Florida > St. Pete Beach
Price Range: $121 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and Marina 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Room 110 is very small and doesn't have a kitchen sink”
 of 5 bubbles bsearsprinting, 6 days ago | Read review
“corner suites are large and sunny”
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“The suites are huge and great for larger parties!”
 of 5 bubbles Corbyrd, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street are not everybody taste.”
 of 5 bubbles 992andreasz, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
“They have rooms directly on the water, I believe they are the deluxe rooms...worth the money.”
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