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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A property with potential that is under capitalized. The toilet in room 316 rocked and bumped against the wall when sat upon. No hot water! What a nice thing to wake up to on a chilly morning when waking up with head,neck and back ache from the mattress. If you are not interested in being entertained by the late night...

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Boyertown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this hotel direct as they offered a better rate than on TA or Expedia. It was quite convenient from Tampa Int Airport and our check- in was quite efficient and pleasant. Knowing this was not a luxury hotel I had appropriate expectations. They surpassed my expectations as the staff was very efficient, friendly and helpful. The facility is...

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

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back and visit us soon. Thank you for your comments!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a long weekend. The grounds were very well kept and the pools looked great, but it was little too chilly to get in. Stopped at the beach bar one evening and had great views of the bay. Room was clean and the maid was very helpful with our needs. I really enjoyed having a balcony to sit...

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

Thank you for your comments. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back and visit us soon.

North Port, FL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Magnuson, an awesome host for our sailing regatta. Staff was super accommodating for our trailers, boats & people. Rooms extremely clean,showers hot w/ tons of pressure, restaurant food very good.

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

Thank you for your comments. We had a great time hosting your regatta. We hope to see you back next year.

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here over Christmas 2016. Very clean hotel with friendly staff. Nice tiki bar and a small Sandy beach on Tampa bay. Because the prevalent winds blow all kinds of trash off the bay in this direction, there is a slight odor. However, the hotel stall has a daily routine to keep the beach Sandy white. The restaurant is only...

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

Thank you for your comments. We are so happy that you got to spend Christmas with us. We do hope you come back and visit us soon!

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We have stayed here for each of the past 4 years on our annual Spring Training trip. Love the complex. The Tiki bar is fantastic. The food isn't too bad, you need to try the breakfast. Close to the highway. I Love it. Can't wait to do it again this spring. Rick Pittsburgh PA

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

Thank you so much for your comments. We look forward to having you back with us for spring training. We will see you soon!

The Villages, Florida
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Group of 31 spent a few days and everyone loved it. Really fantastic time at the pool with all our friends. This place has 2 pools and a beach. Great time watching all the birds and dolphins in the water. Rooms could use updating with a micro wave, but everything was clean and worked.

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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. We hope to have you all back with us soon.

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

After finding this hotel on trip advisor we booked our room through kayak. We found an excellent deal and thought it was worth taking the chance. I have learned to pretty well trust the reviews on trip advisor. However I was concerned because of the almost to good to be true price we found. I had even called the hotel...

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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 your stay with us. We do hope you get to come back and visit us soon!

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went for a New Years Party in the ballroom. The party was very nice and the food was really good. For the most part service was good during the party. One female bartender was EXTREMELY rude and walked away from a line of waiting people because someone made her mad. She just closed the bar (only one open in the...

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

Thank you so much for spending New Years Eve with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. I do apologize for the rudeness from our bartender. Out management team will be looking into this. Again thank you and we hope to see you again!

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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: ₹ 6,519 - ₹ 13,509 (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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#1 On the Beach Hotel in St. Petersburg
#2 Top resorts Hotel in St. Petersburg
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“don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 402victorm, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a small patio, if you want a good view of the water get second floor.”
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“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
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