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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed there on the Eve of his 50th birthday...it was last minute and Bill and Wilder were more than accommodating from letting us check in early to printing our Bob Seger tickets for us. We felt comfortable, welcome, and relaxed the entire stay. Love that they have parking, free wifi, and we could walk everywhere! We...

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Toronto
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We chose the Watergarden Inn for its location and the very positive reviews on Trip Advisor. The location is indeed excellent and Bill and Wilder are very pleasant hosts. There is also no doubt that had the weather been warmer we would have greatly enjoyed the lovely poolside area. However, we feel that it is overpriced compared to other high...

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WilderW, Owner at Watergarden Inn at the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry that you were somewhat unhappy with your stay, although we're really glad that you appreciated the location. We respect that you would have preferred operable windows, and, had we known in advance, we would have suggested different rooms. Each of our rooms is unique and we can...

Dunedin, Florida
Reviewed 9 February 2015

What a charming bed and breakfast! The hosts went out of their way to make sure we felt comfortable and important. And, the convenience to everywhere was fantastic. What a hidden treasure. I am already planning my next weekend get-a-way, and this is where I will stay.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful stay here! Bill and Wilder are very gracious and very helpful hosts and we thoroughly enjoyed their hospitality and excellent breakfasts. Their inn is a few minutes' walk to the bay and excellent restaurants, galleries,museums and parks. We highly recommend this little bit of paradise in St. Pete's. Mary and Roger Toronto,Canada

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Reviewed 3 February 2015

Bill and Wilder are gracious hosts! We stayed in the Pelican room. Bill and Wilder had great recommendations for places to eat and hang out. The location is ideal. We enjoyed a nice, lazy weekend walking around St. Pete.

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High Springs, Florida
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Two days before we arrived we received a very welcoming email from Bill and Wilder regarding parking, check-in, etc. The day before our arrival we received another email with recommended restaurants. From the moment we arrived, I immediately fell in love. We were greeted by Wilder's smiling face and bubbly personality followed by Bill's friendliness and warmth. We stayed in...

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WilderW, Owner at Watergarden Inn at the Bay, responded to this review

Wow, a mere "thank you" is grossly inadequate to express our gratitude for your very kind remarks! We felt like you arrived as guests and departed as friends, and we look forward to welcoming you again very soon!

London
Reviewed 31 January 2015

The owners were away when I stayed but they had emailed me in advance telling me and letting me know who would be looking after everything in their absence. The welcome I got was wonderful, the room was lovely and everything was in walking distance - great place to stay!

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WilderW, Owner at Watergarden Inn at the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We're delighted that you had a wonderful visit and you enjoyed our fantastic inn-sitter as much as we do. We hope we can welcome you ourselves someday!

England
Reviewed 15 January 2015

We stayed at the Watergarden Inn over the New Year. The location of the accommodation is great, couple of minutes walk to the marina area. Free parking is good if a little tight. We had the dolphin room. Perfectly nice although the bathroom steamed up easily as there was no extractor fan. We heard no noise from outside apart from...

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Palm Harbor, Florida
Reviewed 3 January 2015

My husband and I spent New Year's Eve at the Watergarden Inn. Before heading out for the First Night events, we enjoyed visiting with friends in the pleasant first floor common area. The B & B is 2 blocks from downtown St. Pete. It's a very easy walk to restaurants, etc. The owners, Bill and Wilder, were very welcoming and...

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Reviewed 2 January 2015

We held a family event at the Watergarden Inn in June. From the very beginning, Bill and Wilder were very accomodating and helpful! Not only did they help us work through the details of having so many guests in one location, but they also offered suggestions for outside vendors to take care of any other needs! The B&B was perfect...

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WilderW, Owner at Watergarden Inn at the Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this kind review! We loved welcoming your family and friends for your happy and beautiful milestone.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover your private oasis on over 1/2 acre in the heart of downtown. Steps away from Beach Drive shops and restaurants, fabulous museums, exciting sports venues, picturesque waterfront and marinas. Watergarden Inn at the Bay offers gracious accommodations and warm hospitality to travelers who enjoy privacy and comfort. 14 unique rooms & suites from Luxurious to romantic. Lounge by our pool or a private garden spot. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Watergarden Inn at the Bay

Address: 126 Fourth Ave. N.E., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $199 - $493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Watergarden Inn At The Bay St. Petersburg, Florida
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“No elevators in an older home - ask for 1st floor if unable to use stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 87carolg, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I find all of the rooms are elegant and easily accessible.”
 of 5 bubbles ge0rgiapeach60, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Egret Room”
 of 5 bubbles jeffreycZ5365ON, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor may be quieter around breakfast time.”
 of 5 bubbles MD4383, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sunrise Room worked well for us. Second floor, facing the inner courtyard and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles frankbL624KE, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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