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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is an amazing resort. Not to pretentious. Very friendly staff. Especially Daja the front desk clerk. The bedding was a little dated, but you cannot beat it for the price. We will be back. Thanks Marina Cove...

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

Thank you so much for your comments. We do have a wonderful staff here at the Magnuson. I will make sure Daja know you commented on her. She's always smiling! Again thank you and we hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Quiet, quant, old Floridean charm resort. Clean bright rooms, 2 pools, common areas. Beautiful grounds, wildlife with nice view of the Bay. Very small sandy beach to relax & enjoy the view. (Not for swimming at least this time of year.) Tiki hut bar with light fare on stilts with awesome view. Inside bar & restaurant & deli nice. Food...

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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 your stay with us. The view and the wildlife is extraordinary. Please come back and visit us soon!

Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We booked Magnuson Hotel for a quick overnight Anniversary trip. When we arrived we were greeted with a very friendly staff. They quickly checked us in and we were given directions to our room. The room was very clean, well equipped and comfortable. During our stay we encountered a few issues, they were attended to quickly. We loved our stay...

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Thank you for your comments. We are so happy you got to enjoy your anniversary with us. We hope you come back and visit soon!

East Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016

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Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Our car got broken into. The hotel basically said "That's your problem. It's a matter between you and the police". We asked for reimbursement or vouchers (for lunch), they said "no". They said there was nothing they could do. NOTHING? REALLY? They didn't seem to care that our car was broken into, and completely through thier hands up. Worst customer...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove is a must go to, the grounds were well kept! Their web site does not show how beautiful this place is. There is a private beach, which makes for a prefect setting, but not much for swimming. The staff was very friendly and helpful! We will be back for sure, hopefully making this a yearly...

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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 happy you enjoyed yourselves here at our hotel. We are excited that you will make this your yearly vacation spot. We have guests that have been coming here for years. Our staff actually look forward to seeing them every year. Again thank you and we will see you soon!

Reviewed 5 December 2016

Joel was rude , smug, was wanting to try and throw his position around like it meant he didn't have to be nice. it was my second night of 5 and i wanted to leave even though my room was already paid for,,he help make a bad day even worse by opening his mouth.

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I am so sorry you have had a bad experience. I have been trying to speak to you to go over this matter with you. If I can be of assistance to you please contact me. Again my apology.

Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

It may be out dated but my husband & I really enjoyed our time here and met great regulars up at the Nepa Hut! Friendly bar staff & great pools for catching some sun! See you in January for my birthday, from Blanca in Michigan 👍

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

We are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves. We are excited to share your birthday with you! We will see you in January!!!!

Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Stayed at the Magnuson Marina Hotel, near perfect location to downtown St Pete activities. Ratings are such a challenge. Facility was nice and clean, the was 2 stories with tight circular stairway. That being said, if you choose to stay here make sure you have single floor room if you are challenged by very tight circular stairs. The room was...

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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 your stay with us. We do hope you come back and visit with us soon.

Florida
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This hotel has only three things to offer: water location, pool and children's play area. Also permits dogs..good or bad, how you look at it. Rooms are REALLY outdated. Small, some musty and not pleased with house keeping. Many problems including, noisy air conditioning, no hot water, malfunctioning television remote, amenities in room sporadically provided (no heat proof coffee cups;...

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We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay. We do thank you for your comments.

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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 Lane, St. Petersburg, FL 33711 (Formerly Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort St Petersburg - Marina Cove)
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $125 - $265 (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
Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove St. Petersburg, Florida
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in St. Petersburg
#2 Top resorts Hotel in St. Petersburg
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“don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 402victorm, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a small patio, if you want a good view of the water get second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 865susied, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles JandKFrancis, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Economical, met expectations. The 2 floor design can be CHALLENGING!”
 of 5 bubbles 10searls, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Look for somewhere else to spend your money.”
 of 5 bubbles D8107QFjans, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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