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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night. The facility is a bit outdated. The staff is friendly, helpful and energetic . The restaurant food is average. They have bicycles for rent. The beach is small and littered with debris. The resort location is far from other eateries.

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Dover
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Old & outdated. Food in restaurants terrible. Staff uneducated. No clean beach front. Bad mosquitos at night 7 no sitting areas other than pool. The bigger efficientcy rooms had stupid narrow spiral stairs to upper floor to sleep that were old & dangerous & was not informed before arrival & was not worth the $199 rate. Kitchenette only half equiped.... More 

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springmans, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Magnuson was recommended to me as a reasonably priced alternative to the overly expensive hotels along St. Pete's beaches. It's located along the bay area waterfront, and includes a nice beach bar and several pool choices. Our room was clean and comfortable, and had a back porch facing the marina. The view of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge and bay... More 

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springmans, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you come back and visit us soon . More 

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22 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It met the needs for the weekend...that's about all I can say about this place. The tiki bar on the water is about the only thing I enjoyed. It wasn't horrible..and it WAS reasonably priced. The beds weren't very comfortable. The rooms are just ok. With the layout, there isn't much lighting from the back side of the property to... More 

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springmans, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We do hope we see you soon. More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very impressed with the cleanliness of our rooms. Outside you could smell fish from the water but inside you could not smell any of the stench. Overall it was very quite and comfortable. We only stayed one night for a family get together but I will come back again.

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springmans, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves. We hope to see you soon! More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed a little time away from home, and choose to stay at the Magnuson! Everything was wonderful, from the staff to the view! Our room was clean and comfortable, the pools were refreshing and drinks (and wings) at the Tiki Bar were awesome! This hotel provided us with just what we needed ... a relaxing couple of days!

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springmans, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. We do have a wonderful property to relax! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the front desk to get a regular room and the sales guy tried for an upgrade with a pool view. First of all I was behind a tree no view. 2 phones in the room did not work. Outlets didn't work and the place smelled of raw sewage. Eye hole on door missing. Front desk people were jerks.... More 

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springmans, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove, responded to this review

Kevin we are sorry you didn't enjoy your stay with us. We have checked the peephole in the room and found no issues with it. The interior portion of the peephole is designed to be recessed into the door frame as to make it tamper proof Thank you for your comments. More 

Surgoinsville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is our third day here and this hotel is nice. We stayed in room 247. This property is older however the management has tried to keep it up and clean. There is a large pool, place to eat and a bar on the property. It is water front (cove), very nice view. I would say that I can not... More 

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springmans, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We hope you come back and visit us again soon! More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am very picky on hotels. This hotel is beyond excellent! Very clean! Very affordable! Family oriented! It is great to have a family and be able to afford such luxury and courtesy! There is also a Tiki Bar for nightlife. Kids are allowed until 10:00pm. Beautiful view of the Skyway Bridge. Restaraunt on site. Decent price for breakfast and... More 

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springmans, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you and come back soon!! More 

Tallahassee, Florida
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40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off, let me start by saying I rarely give bad reviews. So I booked the room online and the pictures from the hotel website look decent. We check into the room on Friday night about 930. The hotel staff was friendly but the lobby seems very outdated which I was OK with, as long as the place is clean.... More 

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We are so sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are minutes from Fort Desoto Park and the Gulf beaches. We are also in close proximity to downtown St. Petersburg and all it has to offer: Tropicana Field-home of the Tampa Bay Rays, The Pier, Salvador Dali Museum, Mahaffey Theater, and Jannus Landing. For the business traveler, we are close to Eckerd College, USF, St. Pete College AllState Center and all Children's Hospital. Our guests will enjoy all the amenities of a full service resort. Stay in touch with your friends and family with our complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Take time to enjoy our pools, hot tub, volleyball court, bicycle rentals, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, and fitness center. You can relax at the Nepa Hut Beach Bar overlooking Tampa Bay and the world famous Sunshine Skyway Bridge, unwind in Nemo's Lounge, dine in Periscopes waterfront restaurant with views of our marina, or have a relaxing lunch poolside at the Banyan Tree Deli. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove

Address: 6800 Sunshine Skyway Ln S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4901 (Formerly Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort St Petersburg - Marina Cove)
Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $88 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove 3*
Number of rooms: 155
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn St Petersburg
Holiday Inn Marina Cove
Holiday Inn Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg Holiday Inn
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in St. Petersburg
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