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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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 and our room, explained the bathroom and breakfast, and left for the aft portion of...

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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, lovely! This was Sept. 2015

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South Dakota
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 room. The room was quite large with a comfortable bed and sitting area and access...

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Denver, CO
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 guests. Comfy beds, air conditioning and hot showers!

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Found this doing an internet search for some place unique to stay at in St. Paul. Very different and unique and very relaxing sitting on the Mississippi River looking at the skyline of St. Paul. Really enjoyed our stay and hope to visit again. Also, enjoyed visiting with a very outgoing host. It's not everyday you get to sleep on...

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stayed in the pilot room with a private deck, 360 view, of the beautiful St Paul. Walking distance to CHS field, Mears park ,Rice park, and St Paul Grill, it was great. Breakfast was awesome, Liz a great hostess.Our room was great for sleeping with the river breeze. Can't wait to go back!

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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The room was comfortable, quaint, cozy, and definitely unique. Liz was super nice! The breakfasts were excellent. I was hesitant about staying on a boat because I can get motion sickness. But I never felt it move once.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
Reviewed 30 April 2016

What a unique B&B! We loved staying here even in the middle of winter! Hope to be back this summer to enjoy everything the tugboat has to offer. We arrived early and were able to tour all the rooms. They are all charming and cozy. If you are looking for a great escape with a unique flair, this is the...

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! Yes, winter is great and all but summer is the BEST here on the river! Order a pizza in, bring a bottle of wine (or whatever) and watch the world float by! Hopefully, I'll see you again soon! Liz Miller, Innkeeper/owner

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at the Covington Inn! This is a boat, so don't expect high speed internet and flat screen televisions. It is a really cute B&B that truly has wonderful character. We stayed in the Mate's Quarters (the cheapest room) and it was the perfect size for the two of us. The flooring was heated in the...

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! To hear that this is the most relaxing place you stayed at means I'm doing my job right! Come back in the summer sometime and you'll be even more relaxed than before. Thanks again and I'll hopefully see you again sometime soon, Liz

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 9 February 2016

My husband and I went on a road trip last spring following the Great River Road down the Mississippi River from the headwaters down to the gulf. Our first night was spent at the Covington Inn and it was wonderful. The perfect place to kick off our adventure. Liz was a great host. She accommodated our delayed arrival. We stayed...

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Liz M, Owner at Covington Inn, responded to this review

Hello again and thank you for your review! I wish you would have told me about the water pressure-I just checked the shower head and there was some sediment built up. I'm glad I saw the review so could make other people's stay better. Sorry the pressure wasn't great for you. Thanks again for your super nice review! See you...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Covington Inn

Address: 100 Harriet Island Road B3, Pier 1, Harriet Island, Saint Paul, MN 55107
Region: United States > Minnesota > Saint Paul
Price Range: RM420 - RM883 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Covington Inn 1*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Covington Hotel Saint Paul
Covington Inn Saint Paul, MN - Minneapolis
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“With the exception of the more spacious Pilot House and Master's Quarters, the rooms and beds and bathrooms are small! It's a dang boat!”
 of 5 bubbles shaleenr2015, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Only four rooms, each with their own personality and quirks.”
  • Our bathroom - small but it does the job! Good water pressure and good heat. In room heater.
  • The Pilot House has two levels and a private deck. Cozy and roomy!
 of 5 bubbles 721danetteg, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the Masters Quarters, 2nd deck windows on 3 sides; and a fireplace”
  • Morning view, top deck
 of 5 bubbles nelsonk949, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Go with the "Mate's Quarters" for those with accessibility issues”
 of 5 bubbles 290randym, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Each suite is different. Our suite was at the top of a spiral staircase so it was a little tricky to get luggage upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles florences375, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
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