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Jamestown, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved that we could fish off the docks, swim in the pools, walk the beach, eat, and relax all in one spot! This place has it all without having to leave the grounds! Rooms do need updating. Had a couple issues but maintenance was quick to fix them.

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North Port, FL
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was a one-night business trip and I was lucky enough to get a room at Magnuson. The grounds are beautiful, the staff is really friendly, the food at the restaurant was great, my room was comfortable and had a fantastic view of the water...can you tell I liked it?

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

Thank you for your comments. We hope you will come back and visit us soon. I will make sure our staff knows how much you enjoyed your visit with us.

Florence, South Dakota
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great experience at Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove. Staff was friendly, it was a safe neighborhood and very easy to get to. The hotel is a bit older but everything was clean and the grounds were well kept. The beach isn't great for swimming but nice view and great pools/atmosphere. Some reviews say there is a smell in...

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Bartow, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have two daughters and they feel right at home. With the two pools, hot tub, private beach , and playground, what else could you ask for. We park our boat and enjoy the great food that is served at the hotel . The kids rooms , make it enjoyable to have separate rooms. The staff is always on hand...

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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 your daughters enjoyed the property. We hope to see you back soon.

marlboro, nj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so incredibly impressed with this hotel. Although the rooms are not what I'm usually accustomed to I found them comfortable and inviting. The grounds were spectacular with 2 beautiful pools, a private mini beach and tiki bar all in site. There is also an indoor restaurant and bar. I cannot say enough about the friendliness of the staff....

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This an older hotel and shows its age but has been kept in pretty good shape. It has a working cigarette machine with the old pull handles that I haven't seen in decades. Also has the old stamp machine that you put coins in and push the lever in to get the stamps. There is an old elevator in the...

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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 hope you will be able to come back and visit us soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ok first of all this isn't a bad review read carefully.. so we checked in to hotel at 3pm very friendly staff, helpful and corteous they put us in a room that was described as quiet, anyway a constant buzz cum hum could be heard all night so we duly complained as we have a child with special needs 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 sorry about the humming noise but we are so happy we could accommodate you. We look forward to having you back with us!!

prior lake, mn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I just finished a great stay at the Magnuson Hotel and Marina Cove resort. We had a wonderful time and experience. The facilities are very very well maintained. The staff was fantastic at every turn, front desk, restaurants, bar and room keeping. Everyone polite professional and really cared by all measures. Highly recommend anyone stay here. We...

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

Thank you so much for your comments. I will make sure our staff receives your compliments. We hope to see you soon back at our hidden jewel!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view was misleading in pictures, for what you actually got. The room was dirty, beds uncomfortable, with broken security lock on door. The Tiki Bar was 2 flights up stairs, bathroom was down at pool. For $150 a night +, I'd suggest you keep looking.

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

We are so sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. We will look into the lock issue and have maintenance address it.

Hendersonville, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great resort, many amenities. Our corner room on the second floor overlooked the bay on one side and the marina on the other. Breathtaking views, the water was right below our windows and the balcony. Even saw dolphins surfacing in the bay from the balcony! Great food in the restaurant, and excellent, friendly service by the staff. Highly recommended. The...

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Thank you so much for your comments. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you will be back soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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 Ln S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4901 (Formerly Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort St Petersburg - Marina Cove)
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: €85 - €176 (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
Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove St. Petersburg, Florida
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in St. Petersburg
#2 Top resorts Hotel in St. Petersburg
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“Bayside if at all available”
584WilliamC, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the side that overlooks the beach. You will have your own little table and chairs and a deck.”
chongo49, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Honestly not sure there is a bad room, quiet by 10:00 so all are good choices”
Kaylad2006, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Visit the nearby beaches of Fort Desoto State Park and Siesta Key.”
Dwnptrl, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“don't stay here”
402victorm, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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