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Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 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 The hotel staff was friendly but the lobby seems very outdated which I was OK with, as long as the place is clean....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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springmans, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove, responded to this review

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

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

The people were nice, but it felt more like a sleazy hotel/motel. I had some trouble with bugs but the manager was helpful and addressed my concerns. The pool was just okay and because it was on the bay side, there was an odor from the bay. There was nothing around the hotel. No restaurants or bars, you had to... More 

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Minneola, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I was concerned with some of the not so positive reviews of this place but decided to give them the benefit of the doubt. It was actually better than we expected. Yes it is an older facility, yes the decor may be slightly dated, yes the beach is not to be compared to the local gulf coast beaches. However, the... 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. We hope you come back soon! More 

Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Check in should have been a sign but too late to cancel. Kept trying to give a smoking room to non smokers. Rooms have a strange smell. Water in rooms smells horrible. Showers stink and are hard to work. We killed tnree bugs in one night. Beds are horrible. Were going to rent a boat and enjoy second day but... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We didn't pick this location, it was booked for a family reunion. The rooms are very dated but ok if you're just sleeping there. As soon as we got in the room, we found a very large dead palmetto bug. Not the fault of the hotel but the rooms should be checked. We checked in late so we were unable... 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 had a wonderful family reunion. Come back and see us soon. More 

Miami
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

It was an average to good hotel. No major complaints. Gym was great. Location great. There was a bug in the shower, but it is South Florida. Air conditioner was super loud, I was grateful I had my earplugs.

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Shillington, Pennsylvania, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Last minute vacation plans to this resort was terrible. When we first booked Into this resort the pictures on the site looked amazing. Should have known for that price we paid that it was going to be a dump. When we checked in first the staff was very friendly and entrance looked good and when we were given directions to... More 

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

I would like to apologize for your stay with us. We do have a pest control company that overlooks our property. So I would like to get some information from you. Would you be so kind to contact me at the hotel so I can go over a few items with you. You can reach me at 727-490-2512 or 1-800-227-8045... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

The Magnuson hotel is a treat right off the highway! The rooms were clean and the grounds were amazing! Two heated pools, jacuzzi, sandy beachy areas for the marina. Great price point for the lovely amenities! Very safe & secure with visible security. Must have room key to get ice, which I think is a good idea! The bathrooms could... More 

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

Thank you for your comments. Please come back and visit soon! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Probably was nice in the 1970s. The pools are there, and are okay. The "beach" is foul, and better suited to biological experiments than enjoyment. The rooms are so outdated to charge a phone and laptop you have to move furniture and unplug lights or the clock. We were there in June and the place was quite empty; our nearest... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • 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
Room types
  • 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 - $182 (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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