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Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and Marina

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Completely Renovated this year, the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and Marina is an authentic Florida boutique resort situated directly on the Boca Ciega Bay. Boasting as having one of the largest privately owned fishing piers in St Petersburg at 1,500 square feet, you can enjoy great fishing, watch the manatees and dolphins, or dock your boat right on site. With a beautiful pool overlooking the Boca Ciega Bay this makes Bay Palms Waterfront Resort a perfect destination for relaxation, and best of all, it is only 200 feet from the beach. Room types range from spacious studio apartments with kitchenettes to large one bedroom apartment suites. Best of all, we have NO surprise resort fees! Enjoy everything the Bay Palms has to offer at no additional cost. We really mean it: FREE Fitness Room, FREE Wireless Internet, FREE Parking, FREE BBQ Area, and FREE Private Fishing Pier use. Our resort is Family Owned and Operated, and has been since 2008. The family is very active in the day to day operations, on property daily, and has a friendly staff ready to assist you with your authentic Florida vacation. Members of Superior Small Lodging Association and Approved by AAA for Quality and Standards, our resort is one of only a handful of resorts in Florida that has received the Green Lodging seal from the State of Florida as well as Greenleaders Gold Award from TripAdvisor for our effort in conserving and recycling. St Pete Beach is a 6-mile island and the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort is directly in the center of the island. Everything is within walking distance: the grocery store, restaurants, and shopping are just across the street. Activities such as Deep Sea Fishing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Dolphin Cruises, Sunset Cruises and many different island cruises visiting the nearby islands are available nearby. Best of all we are only 30 minutes from Busch Gardens and 90 minutes from Disney and all the Orlando Parks. Also, as a guest of the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort, you will have full access to the Plaza Beach Hotel - Beachfront Resort which is owned by the same family. You will have FREE full use of all the amenities at the Plaza Beach Hotel - Beachfront Resort including the private beach, large heated pool overlooking the beach, FREE beach chairs, FREE beach towels, FREE parking and many more amenities. We look forward to hosting you at the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort. Try us, and see for yourself why so many people return to the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort year after year.
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Grade: 60 out of 100
43Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
10Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 8 April 2009

Just amazing!! We've been staying here for a few years now, but this was our first trip back since major remodeling has been done. The resort staff are wonderful, friendly and eager to make your stay a pleasant one. The location couldn't be better -...More

Thank YorkieMommy
Reviewed 4 April 2009

We were here for several days on a last-minute trip -- had hoped to stay at the sister location (Plaza Beach) but it was full. Our efficiency was small but extremely clean, and we were just a few steps away from a pretty deck on...More

Thank ljoneseast
Reviewed 2 April 2009

I don't know why this is called a "resort", maybe because there's a (dinky) pool. It's a cinderblock motel probably built in the 1960s. Its only charm lies in the lovely bay waterfront in the back (which almost none of the rooms have a direct...More

2  Thank RosemaryBaileyBrown
Response from Plaza-Resorts_Owner, General Manager at Bay Palms Waterfront Resort - Hotel and MarinaResponded 6 January 2011

Thank you for your feedback and my apologies for your disappointment in the word “resort”. We do consider ourselves a boutique resort. We are family owned and operated and we take a lot of pride in our business. Yes, we were built in the 1960,...More

Reviewed 26 March 2009

My husband and I stayed there for only one night and were very suprized with how nice the place was. The room was beautiful and very very clean. The only thing I would change about the place is that the T.V.'s are a little outdated...More

Thank sgilreath199
Reviewed 16 February 2009

We just returned from our wonderful stay at the Bay Palms. It is in the process of a receiving a facelift and that will add to the already great ambiance. First I have to thank Robert, the owner, who helped us. I first was booked...More

2  Thank Tessamarie
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3 October 2018|
Response from Mari C | Property representative |
It depends. If you use Uber, it will be around $40.00, if you use a cab it can be $70.00. Supershuttle charges $26.00 per person.
Debbie L
18 March 2018|
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Response from Mari C | Property representative |
Yes, Bay Palms has parking available for registered guests. We offer one parking space per room reserved.
2 May 2017|
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Response from Robert C | Property representative |
Yes, lots of them. 18-20 restaurants in walking distance and 86 restaurants on the island. - We promise you won't go hungry - See you soon.
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"View online the type so you are not surprised"
7 Jun 2018
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"Loved the bayside property!"
2 Apr 2018
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"We had 216 for 3 weeks and 214 for 1 week. 216 has a view of the water & 214 faces the road and gulf,..."
22 Mar 2018
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"not 108, very small"
17 Mar 2018
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US$112 - US$375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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