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Watergarden Inn at the Bay

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with Pete and Julie (Inn keepers) for three days and had a fantastic time. The Inn is charming, well kept and its location cannot be beat. You can walk to many great restaurants, museums, parks, etc. The trolley stop is one block away...More

Thank anneduncan51
Response from julie w, Manager at Watergarden Inn at the BayResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We take great pride in making sure our guests enjoy their stay. We love our city and are so happy that you were able to experience the best of St. Petersburg. Again, thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018

We had another fantastic stay at the Watergarden in November. The new Inn Keepers, Julie and Pete, have made a nice job of updating the Inn and keeping it as a great place to visit and stay. The rooms are clean and comfy, there’s everything...More

Thank IainMarj01
Response from julie w, Manager at Watergarden Inn at the BayResponded 14 January 2018

Iain, Wow! Thank you for your five star review and sharing your fantastic stay! We take great pride in service to our guests and the cleanliness of our property! We are so happy that you enjoyed all of our amenities and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We just can't say enough great things about our time at Watergarden. First and foremost, Pete and Julie were awesome. They were so kind, personable, and helpful. We really felt like we knew them from before, even though we had never met. The breakfasts were...More

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Response from julie w, Manager at Watergarden Inn at the BayResponded 2 January 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are so happy that your entire stay here was so enjoyable. We take great pride in making sure your accommodations are as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Thank you...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

Our B&B had a great location in walking distance to just about everything in downtown St. Petersburg. Julie & Pete were our Innkeepers & were friendly & very helpful with suggestions on where to go for good food & entertainment for our weekend there. Julie...More

Thank Anne B
Response from julie w, Manager at Watergarden Inn at the BayResponded 28 November 2017

Anne, Thank you for your fabulous review. It was our pleasure hosting your visit to St. Petersburg. We have a little oasis here and are so happy to share with our guests. We look forward to your return visit. Julie and Pete

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent weekend getaway! Pete and Julie are fantastic hosts. The inn is well maintained and well decorated, especially for a 100+ year old inn. The amenities are simple, nothing extravagant but everything you need and expect. The Hibiscus room is very nice, very private. Its...More

Thank JaxTravellers
Response from julie w, Manager at Watergarden Inn at the BayResponded 28 November 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so happy you enjoyed your getaway. We look forward to hosting your next visit! Julie and Pete Inn Keepers

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"We loved the king bed & jacuzzi in the Dolphin Room that overlooked the pool."
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"Our Pelican Room on the first floor was close to the breakfast room and had easy access to ice and self-serve..."
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"Stay away from first floor front of house until cat urine smell is remedied."
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"One warning about the Dolphin Room. It is a large step up into the jacuzzi tub and shower."
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