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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Found this doing an internet search for some place unique to stay at in St. Paul. Very different and unique and very relaxing sitting on the Mississippi River looking at the skyline of St. Paul. Really enjoyed our stay and hope to visit again. Also, enjoyed visiting with a very outgoing host. It's not everyday you get to sleep on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the pilot room with a private deck, 360 view, of the beautiful St Paul. Walking distance to CHS field, Mears park ,Rice park, and St Paul Grill, it was great. Breakfast was awesome, Liz a great hostess.Our room was great for sleeping with the river breeze. Can't wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was comfortable, quaint, cozy, and definitely unique. Liz was super nice! The breakfasts were excellent. I was hesitant about staying on a boat because I can get motion sickness. But I never felt it move once.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

What a unique B&B! We loved staying here even in the middle of winter! Hope to be back this summer to enjoy everything the tugboat has to offer. We arrived early and were able to tour all the rooms. They are all charming and cozy. If you are looking for a great escape with a unique flair, this is the... More 

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! Yes, winter is great and all but summer is the BEST here on the river! Order a pizza in, bring a bottle of wine (or whatever) and watch the world float by! Hopefully, I'll see you again soon! Liz Miller, Innkeeper/owner More 

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at the Covington Inn! This is a boat, so don't expect high speed internet and flat screen televisions. It is a really cute B&B that truly has wonderful character. We stayed in the Mate's Quarters (the cheapest room) and it was the perfect size for the two of us. The flooring was heated in the... More 

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! To hear that this is the most relaxing place you stayed at means I'm doing my job right! Come back in the summer sometime and you'll be even more relaxed than before. Thanks again and I'll hopefully see you again sometime soon, Liz More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

My husband and I went on a road trip last spring following the Great River Road down the Mississippi River from the headwaters down to the gulf. Our first night was spent at the Covington Inn and it was wonderful. The perfect place to kick off our adventure. Liz was a great host. She accommodated our delayed arrival. We stayed... More 

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

Hello again and thank you for your review! I wish you would have told me about the water pressure-I just checked the shower head and there was some sediment built up. I'm glad I saw the review so could make other people's stay better. Sorry the pressure wasn't great for you. Thanks again for your super nice review! See you... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

Nice cozy place! Nice rooms all with fireplaces!! Very nice and clean and warm on a cold winter night!!! Close to all the winter carnival stuff in downtown St. Paul!! Nice check in time and out time!! The breakfast and coffee and of course liz!! The inkeeper were very good!! Can't wait to stay there again!!:-)

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

Hey there! I'm glad you enjoyed your winter stay so now you have to come in the summer! See you soon, hopefully! More 

Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

What a treat to sleep on a boat! The rooms were clean and well appointed, the proprietor was friendly and fun, the breakfast was delicious, and the other guests were fun to get to know! We booked the Pilot House and it was not a mistake. What fun to have 360 views of the beautiful sights this fall! But we... More 

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Danette for your glowing review! Guests like you make it all worthwhile!! I take great pride in my business and work hard to make sure everyone enjoys their stay and I'm so thankful that you appreciate my efforts. Thanks again and come back soon, ok!!?? More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

We had a lot of fun spending a night on this beautiful, quaint moored boat on the Mississippi River. We were in the Master's Quarters which was surprisingly roomy and furnished in such a lovely way. We were surprised at how quiet it was at night and had excellent night's sleeps. The bathroom, as it's on a boat, is absolutely... More 

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of my charming Inn!! I just love it when people appreciate the river, the view and the boat. Thanks again!! More 

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

I'm not sure who reviewed this Inn but none of the reviews compares to the experience we had recently. Yes, its a tug boat but we expected a whole lot more for the price. 1. Prepare to walk a block from your car down a ramp which can be slippery. If you are hauling a suitcase, and it's larger than... More 

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

I'm so sorry you didn't realize you were staying on a boat. All the things you didn't like are the things others find charming and awesome. The towboats are one of the things people love about the river-it's part of our history, as are the trains. It's true, bathrooms can be small on boats but everyone knows that, right? As... More 

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Address: 100 Harriet Island Road B3, Pier 1, Harriet Island, Saint Paul, MN 55107
Location: United States > Minnesota > Saint Paul
Price Range: $95 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Covington Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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