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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“the pilot house”(13 reviews)
“tug boat”(6 reviews)
“b b”(24 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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1 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 May 2015

What a great weekend get-a-way! Book 3 or all 4 rooms and spend the evening on your private outdoor patio with family and friends (can't do that in a hotel). Cozy, nice, and Bill makes a great breakfast when Liz is away! We like that...More

1  Thank Heidi K
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Coming from Northern Minnesota for our youngest son's wedding in St. Paul (PI weekend) we were looking for a nice B&B for the weekend. What we found was an absolute gem. Liz does an extraordinary job of making you feel completely welcome on her converted...More

2  Thank Randy M
Reviewed 6 January 2015

We live in Minneapolis-St. Paul and were looking for a fun place for a stay-cation - and this place fit the bill perfectly. The boat is beautifully restored, and our accommodations in the Pilot House suite were stellar - two stories, with fireplace, sitting room...More

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Went to a wedding in St. Paul in November 2014 and looked on TripAdvisor for recommended hotels in the area. I'm so glad we stayed here because the converted tugboat is definitely a MUST SEE and MUST STAY. Liz, the owner, was a gracious hostess...More

1  Thank Florence V
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We want to thank Liz, a fellow Pearl Jam fan, for making our trip to St Paul a memorable one. The breakfast was awesome! The room was really cool. Sleeping on a tugboat on the Mississippi in the middle of a large city is cool....More

1  Thank PearlJamKicksAss
Response from Liz M, Owner at Covington InnResponded 22 October 2014

Thank you for your super nice review! I'm glad you enjoyed your time here and got to relax on the deck! Keep on rocking in the free world!!

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$181 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$181 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Jackie H
29 July 2017|
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Response from Liz M | Property representative |
Hello there and thank you for your inquiry. The boat has no motor so we are permanently moored and guests get a key to come and go as they please. You can sit on the deck and pretend you're anywhere in the world! Call me... More
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25 July 2017|
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Response from Trevor L | Reviewed this property |
While the Twin Cities offer many activities, on board is quiet and relaxing. There are no TVs, but there are many areas to sit outside and rest, read, and simply enjoy time away from home and work. And resting is important... More
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lldopey
20 May 2015|
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Trip Advisor keeps asking me to answer this question but I already did. If you have any more questions, please let me know!
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"Only 4 rooms on boat- all had fireplaces. Can't go wrong; )"
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"Navigating between floors can be tricky if mobility is an issue. Choose the room off the main cabin."
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"The Pilot House Suite was amazing with the upstairs sitting room view."
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"Each room has it's own unique character. We stayed in the pilot's room (and loved it). I think they..."
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