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Watergarden Inn at the Bay
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Recently returned from a week or so at this delightful Inn. The room (Sunrise) was just great, the breakfasts were plentiful and the city a superb place to vacation. But most notable were the Inn Keepers and the location. Pete and Julie went out of their way to meet any need, even those from other guests that we thought were excessive. They are warm, friendly and most helpful. But for us, the location could not be better. Less than a block from numerous restaurants, short walks to museums and parks, the Watergarden Inn was a quiet, relaxing and well run hideaway.

  • Stayed: February 2018, travelled as a couple
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julie w, Manager at Watergarden Inn at the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We take great pride in making sure all of our guests are 100% satisfied and are so happy you enjoyed your stay! We feel we have a little Oasis right in the heart of St. Petersburg and we are happy to share it with guests from all over! We certainly hope that we can host your next visit to our wonderful city. Again, Thank you!!

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We visited with Pete and Julie (Inn keepers) for three days and had a fantastic time. The Inn is charming, well kept and its location cannot be beat. You can walk to many great restaurants, museums, parks, etc. The trolley stop is one block away and offers free and low cost fares around the city. Listen to the recommendations of Julie and Pete for eateries and local deals that only locals would know about. And yes they can brew a great cappuccino and offer just the right amount of conversation about the many places to visit in St. Petersburg.

Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
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julie w, Manager at Watergarden Inn at the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We take great pride in making sure our guests enjoy their stay. We love our city and are so happy that you were able to experience the best of St. Petersburg. Again, thank you for taking the time to write your review. We hope we can host your next visit to St. Petersburg!

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We had another fantastic stay at the Watergarden in November. The new Inn Keepers, Julie and Pete, have made a nice job of updating the Inn and keeping it as a great place to visit and stay. The rooms are clean and comfy, there’s everything you could want for a help-yourself style breakfast and the pool is a quiet and relaxing place to read, have a swim or sunbathe! The location is perfect - half a block from the restaurants on beach drive and an easy walk to central avenue, the bay and local attractions. We’ll be back without a doubt!

  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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julie w, Manager at Watergarden Inn at the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Iain,


Wow! Thank you for your five star review and sharing your fantastic stay! We take great pride in service to our guests and the cleanliness of our property! We are so happy that you enjoyed all of our amenities and we look forward to hosting your next trip to our wonderful city.

Julie and Pete

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We just can't say enough great things about our time at Watergarden. First and foremost, Pete and Julie were awesome. They were so kind, personable, and helpful. We really felt like we knew them from before, even though we had never met. The breakfasts were good, the room was amazing, the location was perfect, but the hospitality and kindness of Pete and Julie was the best. Thank you for making a great trip even better!! I would highly recommend this B and B!!

Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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julie w, Manager at Watergarden Inn at the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are so happy that your entire stay here was so enjoyable. We take great pride in making sure your accommodations are as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Thank you for choosing us to host your visit to St. Petersburg and we hope to see you again soon!
Thank you so much and Happy New Year! Julie and Pete

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Our B&B had a great location in walking distance to just about everything in downtown St. Petersburg. Julie & Pete were our Innkeepers & were friendly & very helpful with suggestions on where to go for good food & entertainment for our weekend there. Julie made fabulous breakfast casseroles each morning to go along with the fruit, cereal, yoghart, muffins, croissants, coffee & tea in their charming dining room. We loved that we could safely walk everywhere any time of the day or night from the Inn and that it was only a block from the Trolley that you could hop on for only 50 cents, if you wanted a nice tour of St. Pete to get our bearings when we got there. We will definitely stay there again on our next visit to St. Pete!

Room Tip: We loved the king bed & jacuzzi in the Dolphin Room that overlooked the pool.
  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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julie w, Manager at Watergarden Inn at the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Anne,
Thank you for your fabulous review. It was our pleasure hosting your visit to St. Petersburg. We have a little oasis here and are so happy to share with our guests. We look forward to your return visit.
Julie and Pete

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