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Watergarden Inn at the Bay

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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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 4 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.

Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

Great Location Great Host wonderful old house We stayed over New Years Eve and we could not have picked a better place. It is steps away from Beach Drive with great restaurants and museums. This area also has several art galleries close by. We would highly recommend staying at this B&B

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Coral Gables, Florida
Reviewed 12 December 2014

This B&B came with great reviews about location, hospitality, etc. It was close to downtown St. Petersburg. We were able to walk everywhere we wanted to go. Innkeepers were pleasant but not too helpful. The room was large and bed comfortable but instead of central A/C, there were noisy window units making it difficult to control the temperature -- either...

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

Dear Niecie, We are so sorry to read that you weren't happy with your stay. Your comments took us completely by surprise because we really enjoyed our conversations with you, and we thought you were happy. Your busy weekend plans sounded wonderful. Regarding the AC/Heat situation, we have a central system in the common areas and individual wall (not window)...

Ohio
Reviewed 8 December 2014

This lovely inn has the charm of "old Florida" while being around the corner from all the activity in downtown St. Petersburg. As a woman traveling alone, I felt safe walking to and from the inn after dark (although I never stayed out past 9 p.m.). Across the street you will find one of the best ice cream places EVER...

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

Randi, Thanks so much for your kind words. We really enjoyed getting to know you and hope to welcome you to Watergarden again!

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 24 November 2014 via mobile

We thought this property was convenient to restaurants and the Tropicana Dome. The home was very clean and the host was very friendly. Our room was clean and comfortable. I appreciated having control of the air conditioning in our room. Breakfast her is a continental style serving. I would return to this property again.

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Dunedin, Florida
Reviewed 24 November 2014

spent 1 night at this great B&B in downtown St Pete our hosts were a wonderful couple, the place was clean and tastefully decorated, located within walking distance of everything, free parking, nice breakfast, quiet. would definitely stay here again when visiting St Pete

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

Thanks so much for staying with us. It was wonderful to meet you and your friends. Thanks also for booking directly with us since we don't list our property with 3rd party sites such as Expedia.

Leicester
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

We have visited quite a few times now from the UK. The location is great for visiting attractions bars and restaurants without driving. Within 30 mins are great beaches and we also had great short distance day trips to universal studios and crystal rivers to swim with manatee. The inn has a great pool and lots of choice for breakfast....

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 8 November 2014

I stayed here for 4 days after my house closed in November. As a resident of Saint Petersburg, I almost forgot about this charming B&B. The location couldn't be better. You are right in the midst of all the activity of downtown, but in a quiet setting. You are a block from Beach Avenue with all it's shops and restaurants,...

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  • Breakfast included
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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 4th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3402
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $201 - $510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Comfy options just off the bay walk.”
 of 5 bubbles I1938SPkarens, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No elevators in an older home - ask for 1st floor if unable to use stairs.”
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“I find all of the rooms are elegant and easily accessible.”
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“Egret Room”
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“Rooms on the second floor may be quieter around breakfast time.”
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