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Reviewed 19 April 2017

What a fun concept - a tug boat converted into a BnB! We stayed in the pilot's suite. It had a great view of downtown St Paul. The upstairs room has a couch and is a very comfortable place to hang out. There is a...More

1  Thank ttaz-7
Response from Liz M, Owner at Covington InnResponded 19 April 2017

Hey there! I was so nice to meet you and your family and I hope to see you back here in July! Thank you for your glowing review!

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't really know what to expect, and were very pleasantly surprised with our stay on the Covington, a converted Mississippi River tow boat permanently moored directly across the river from downtown St Paul, MN. Liz, the owner greeted us warmly, showed us the salon...More

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Response from Liz M, Owner at Covington InnResponded 19 April 2017

Hey there! Thank you for your awesome review. I remember you guys and how much fun you had here-hanging out all night long. I think that's the best way to enjoy the Covington Inn-not going out and being away from the boat most of the...More

Reviewed 25 November 2016

I stayed here on my birthday and it was lovely. I had the pilot house suite, which is two tiers with a private deck patio area. It has neat steering equipment on the second level, with a futon as well. The views are incredible! Lovely,...More

Thank Shaleen R
Response from Liz M, Owner at Covington InnResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for your nice review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay last September but you're probably due for a full-blown summer visit, right? I hope to see you again soon. Thanks again, Liz

Reviewed 30 August 2016

My husband and I decided to try something different when we were in St Paul for a Wild hockey game. We Picked the Covington Inn B&B. It was a very pleasant experience. The hostess was there when we checked in and showed us to our...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Our family had a fun stay at the Convington Inn. Such a cute boat with a friendly hostess and guests. The location is easy to find and within walking distance of the city center. Both rooms had sitting areas and plenty of space for two...More

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Response from Liz M, Owner at Covington InnResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your wonderful review for me! I hope to see you again this summer?? Thanks again, Liz

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$181 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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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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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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