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Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove

6800 Sunshine Skyway Lane, St. Petersburg, FL 33711 (Formerly Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort St Petersburg - Marina Cove)
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  • Maximo Park
    1.2 km
  • 3 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 8 December 2016
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The Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove is a must go to, the grounds were... more
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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 8 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 6 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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springmans, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove, responded to this review

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 5 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 30 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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springmans, Manager at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove, responded to this review

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

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a night while in town for a wedding. The hotel was very easy to get to from the highway and made for a great location to explore St. Pete. It was located right off the Sunshine Skyway bridge. Unfortunately that is where the good ends. The room was in need of new carpeting...

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

We do want to thank you for staying with us. We also thank you for your comments. It was a beautiful weekend for a wedding.

Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Came in late last night and our reservations never went through Benjamin was very helpful in doing all he could to get us the price we booked but the trip advisor app was not working. We upgraded to a water front room for $178 a night . upon waking up we were very impressed by the view it was amazing....

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

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. The view is spectacular! We often see dolphins and manatees in our marina playing. Thank you on your compliments to out staff. Our staff takes great pride in our hotel. We hope you get to come back and visit soon!

Ringwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We have visited Marina Cove several times over 20 years and it remains our favourite getaway. We had a relaxing time and enjoyed sitting on our patio just feet away from the water watching the wildlife. We saw a pair of dolphins and a manatee mother and calf in the marina and watched the daily antics of an osprey who...

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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 enjoy your stays with us. It is quite beautiful with all the nature we have here at the hotel. The view is so relaxing to watch. Thank you for your comments on our staff. Please come back and visit us soon.

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a weekend at the Magnuson to take my mother in law for a little get away. Our only complaint was that the beach area wasn't very big. Our nieces came over for the day and loved the pools and shuffle board! It's a very nice location!

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Thank you for your comments. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We are also happy your nieces had so much fun. Please come back and see us soon!

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Amenities

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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  • Suites
  • 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: $127 - $271 (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
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“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
“Ask for the rooms that over look the marina!”
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