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Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove

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6800 Sunshine Skyway Ln S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4901
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 04/16/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 04/16/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#22 of 49 hotels in St. Petersburg
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Covid 19 Update: After a yearlong journey, we are happy to welcome back our customers. Please read below as some services will be limited or not available at all. All food and beverage outlets will remain closed temporarily. We will maintain a very limited grab and go selection for light snacking for our customers in the main registration building. For your convenience, a list of nearby restaurants and bars which are open to the public as well as food delivery services and nearby grocery stores will be available. Room cleaning will only be performed at check-out; however, limited service may be available upon request. Pools, fitness center, playground and shuffleboard courts will all be open. Masks and social distancing will be required inside all public buildings. We recommend masks and social distancing outdoors when near other people. Guests arriving will experience enhanced safety protocols. Hospital grade disinfectants will be sprayed daily throughout all guest and public areas using electrostatic sprayers. Our suspension of daily guest room cleaning and removal of frequent touch points will help contribute to a safe and enjoyable environment. Each guest room will be thoroughly disinfected prior to a guests arrival. Guests will find multiple placements of hand sanitizer stands and friendly reminders about safe practices. Face coverings and social distancing in all public areas will now be required of our guests and employees. To ensure we properly execute these new safety protocols, we have required both management and staff to complete specialized COVID-19 training provided by the National and State Hotel and Restaurant Associations. 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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Children's playground
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Vending machine
Poolside bar
Game room
Tennis court
Billiards
Fishing
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Safe
Telephone
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Bay View
Marina View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Sandi wrote a review Apr 5
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Friendly front desk staff, easy check in process. Stayed here for 4 nights. My view from my room was of a tree. If I leaned far over the balcony I caught a glimpse of the ocean to my right. The rooms were clean, beds not so comfy. The resort could use come updating because pictures vs. real life view are not the same. For the price though you get what you pay for. Convenient parking. Beach was not upkept and the ocean was very dirty- we didn't swim in it. The restaurant part of the resort was closed. While fishing by the rails on the side of the marine We had an Employee by the name Joel approach us I guess pre-assuming that we were by the ramps where the boats were because of someone aka white older lady that lives on those boats stating people of color where by the ramp not asking just straight accusing that we were the ones of color on those ramps. Not knowing that the people of color that were walking down the ramp were people getting on some charter boat leaving from those ramps! Please be mindful if your staying here!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Thank you for your review 365Sandym. My apologies you didn't enjoy the view from your room. Our property is located on Tampa Bay but not all of our rooms have a water view. Best wishes.
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Wailyn wrote a review Oct 2020
Bend, Oregon8 contributions1 helpful vote
Hard times are being met with a smile. The staff here is just so amazing! In addition to being a great property with amazing amenities the staff took it that extra mile. Thanks so much for all of the great service and light hearted jokes. It made our visit all the better !
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Steve Springman, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove
Responded Oct 22, 2020
Thank you so much for this great review. Hope you stay with us again on a future trip. Best wishes.
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1610mikeb wrote a review Mar 2020
6 contributions2 helpful votes
I will start by saying the grounds and the beach are nice. Also the location is off the beaten path, but still close to shopping and easy access to 275. However, the room was run down, grubby and in need of major updates. I do not know how this place has the number of excellent reviews it does... The toilet did not work and the person sent down could not fix it so I ended up having to fix it myself. The furniture was old and in rough shape. Even the sink was not secured in the counter and would move around when you turned on the faucet... While not the worst motel out there, I was not impressed for what they charge for a night. They really need to put better care into cleaning and updating the rooms.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: Choose a marina view room if you can
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Response from Steve Springman, General Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove
Responded Mar 26, 2020
Thank you for your review and comments 1610mikeb. Our apologies you had this experience with us. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. We will reach out to our housekeeping staff regarding your concerns. Best wishes.
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KathyCS2015 wrote a review Mar 2020
Austin, Texas4 contributions
Without a doubt the filthiest most disgusting place I have ever stayed. In the middle of Corona virus outbreak and I got into bed here to find pieces of paper and dirt in the sheets. They had not put clean sheets on the bed for our stay. Room is filthy and smells like mildew. Bathtub moldy. Ratty towels. Awful. Stay away.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Responded Mar 6, 2020
Thank you for your review and comments. My apologies you had this experience during your stay. It's certainly not an occurrence that should have happened. Rest assured I will reach out to our team to ensure this does not happen. I will ask of you if you can provide me with the room number you were in and the dates you were here so we may investigate further. Best wishes.
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talbratton wrote a review Mar 2020
Gulfport, Florida23 contributions36 helpful votes
This is the hotel I have everyone stay at. I used it when I was moving here and now it is the go to place. It is a very active pool area and a lot of singles meet up there. The value is good and it is so easy to get to everything local.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Responded Mar 6, 2020
Thank you for your review and comments Talbratton. We're happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Best wishes.
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PRICE RANGE
$123 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
holiday inn st petersburg, holiday inn marina cove, holiday inn saint petersburg, saint petersburg holiday inn
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort St Petersburg - Marina Cove
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaSt. Petersburg
NUMBER OF ROOMS
155
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Frequently Asked Questions about Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove
Which popular attractions are close to Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove?
Nearby attractions include Outerlife Studios - Escape Room St. Pete (4.5 miles), Duncan McClellan Gallery (4.2 miles), and Imagine Museum (4.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove?
Conveniently located restaurants include Buona Ristorante, Palm Court Italian Grill, and Salty's Tiki Bar and Beach Lounge.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Does Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.