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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I spent a Saturday night here as a mini-weekend staycation to experience St Pete. The location is great, walking distance to many of the highlights in downtown St Pete. The room was average and sparse, but as expected for the $100/night we paid. There was no headboard, nightstands and the bathroom was a bit dated. The windows... More 

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CordovaInnStPete, Owner at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. First, I'd like to start off by saying that we are sorry for the issue with your credit card. However when you keyed your credit card number on our website you keyed the last 4 numbers incorrectly. When the front desk agent ran the transaction with the card number you... More 

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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This cute little older boutique hotel was just what we ordered for the price. It was in walking distance from Beach Street and had a nice little cold breakfast buffet. I didn't give it 4 stars cause I think they should tell you that there is no elevator. My sister had a hard time getting up the steps. Bed was... More 

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CordovaInnStPete, Owner at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Heidi C, We are so glad you stayed with us. We do apologize there is no elevator in the Inn. The property is almost 100 years old and to keep with historical accuracy we have not added an elevator to the property. We can however accommodate moving you to a ground floor unit if available upon request. We... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

This was a charming stay for our last night on the Gulf coast, after being at a resort for a week. Great new beds, comfortable temp (even with window air units)....inn keeper Jacob (?) was so nice. He was excited to tell us all about the continuing renovation of the rooms/baths in the inn. Loved the big dining room where... More 

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CordovaInnStPete, Owner at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

MartyK362, Loved reading your review! We do hope you come back to visit us in the future! We have some additional renovations that are taking place. Aaron H. More 

Bronx, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

When we first arrived at the Cordova Inn in St. Petersburg, I was struck by the excellent location and charming building and porch. We parked the car and I went in to get a parking pass. I was told that all passes had been distributed for the day and that we could pay $10 to park in the lot for... More 

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CordovaInnStPete, Owner at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

Evergreen1007, I am very sorry that your stay with us was not a pleasant one. We do try and make each and every guest as happy as possible. I have spoken to my staff and they insure me that they did try their best to accommodate you. Nevertheless, I would love to speak to you directly. If you could contact... More 

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

The location was great. It is an old historical building. We met many lovely guests. Saturday nite sat in the porch and watched people.. The hotel provided snacks and wine. The breakfasts were good. The bed was comfortable. I have a few suggestions for improvements. Need another table or shelf in room to put stuff on. It was going to... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

This hotel was okay for the money as far as location goes. The down side : its a bit run-down, the bathroom was so small that the door swings out because there is no room in the bathroom for it to be ! The worst part was you had to ask for ice because it was kept in some back... More 

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CordovaInnStPete, Manager at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry to see that you did not enjoy your stay to its full potential. As we are currently in the process of making renovations to the property, please bare with us. The Cordova Inn is a boutique hotel and we do close in the evenings and return in the morning. We hope to see you back at the... More 

St. Johns, Florida
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

We really wanted to like the Cordova Inn, but found the facility to be less than then 4 out 5 stars (as of this writing) the hotel is getting. Pros: Good location within walking distance of downtown Friendly staff Cons: The building, which has superb potential, is in need of renovation to compete with other boutique hotels, such as the... More 

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CordovaInnStPete, Manager at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry to see you did not enjoy your time here at the Cordova Inn. Guest satisfaction is #1 on our priority list, and this is why we are continuing renovation. Please bare with us while we have these exciting changes and modifications finished in the lobby and rooms. We do have rooms available with refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee... More 

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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a night... I found a great price on hotels.com ($89) so I decided to give it a shot. The hotel itself is cute and has an authentic historic vibe with a cute lobby, antique furniture and a great front porch. The location is also great, close to bars and restaurants and only a $5-6 uber to... More 

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CordovaInnStPete, Manager at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

We're happy to see that you enjoyed your stay! Please bare with us as we are in the transitional stages of renovations. We hope you come back to see all the amazing things we have in store for the hotel! More 

London, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Picked the Cordova Inn for its location close to the Al Lang stadium and downtown. Excellent position for all St Pete amenities. Our "standard" King Room (301) nice and very comfortable. Reception area beautifully restored. Good value for the location. Wine and snacks complimentary early evening a really nice touch. Only negatives the room blinds do not shut out the... More 

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CordovaInnStPete, Manager at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

We're Happy to see that you enjoyed your stay at Cordova! We are sorry to see that you thought we were brusk when checking you in as we want all guests to have a terrific experience. During your check in we were trying to get you checked in as quickly and efficiently as possible. We do require that all guests... More 

Safety Harbor, Florida
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

The hotel is "boutique" with an ambiance of pre-1950. The "old South" porch is an excellent location for breakfast, drinks, people-watching. The staff is professional, friendly and knowledgeable of the area. Most of the city's attractions (museums, restaurants, galleries, historical landmarks) are within blocks and easy walking distance. Our room was clean, furnished with period furniture. The bathroom was small:... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cordova Inn, located in historic downtown St Petersburg, welcomes you. We are a boutique hotel nestled in the heart of downtown St Pete, and all of the fun, romance and excitement of St. Petersburg awaits, just footsteps away. When you stay at The Cordova Inn, you'll enjoy modern amenities merged with historic ambiance. As an award winning boutique hotel, we'll work hard to make your stay in downtown St. Petersburg FL a wonderful experience while you enjoy all the best that St Pete has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cordova Inn

Address: 253 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3317 (Formerly Pier Hotel)
Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $103 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Cordova Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Pier Hotel St Petersburg
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