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Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I like this place. It is basic, but has some old time charm. Easy walking to the Marina and many great restaurants and bars. Little parking available and cost is $10 per day but there is a parking garage around the block for the same rate. Staff were very friendly and the rooms were clean.

1Thank mrsripp77
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Cordova Inn is a quaint little, old hotel. The room is pretty basic, but comfortable and was clean. There was a continental breakfast served of light bites, yogurt, muffins, cereals, boiled eggs, juice and coffee. The staff were pleasant enough, though no one was around when we had to turn in our key at the end of the stay....

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Randolph, NJ
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Pros: Great location, historic charm, very friendly and helpfull check-in (big shout out to Kayla at the front desk), decent price, small fridge and microwave in the room, happy hour. Cons: Website does not disclose shortcomings such as 3 story without elevator, no central air, noisy window units, windows frosted over on one side of the building due to facing...

2Thank Anna_Sarah
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My boyfriend and I spent a Saturday night here as a mini-weekend staycation to experience St Pete. The location is great, walking distance to many of the highlights in downtown St Pete. The room was average and sparse, but as expected for the $100/night we paid. There was no headboard, nightstands and the bathroom was a bit dated. The windows...

1Thank Florida1792
CordovaInnStPete, Owner at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. First, I'd like to start off by saying that we are sorry for the issue with your credit card. However when you keyed your credit card number on our website you keyed the last 4 numbers incorrectly. When the front desk agent ran the transaction with the card number you...

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This cute little older boutique hotel was just what we ordered for the price. It was in walking distance from Beach Street and had a nice little cold breakfast buffet. I didn't give it 4 stars cause I think they should tell you that there is no elevator. My sister had a hard time getting up the steps. Bed was...

Thank Heidi C
CordovaInnStPete, Owner at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Heidi C, We are so glad you stayed with us. We do apologize there is no elevator in the Inn. The property is almost 100 years old and to keep with historical accuracy we have not added an elevator to the property. We can however accommodate moving you to a ground floor unit if available upon request. We...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was a charming stay for our last night on the Gulf coast, after being at a resort for a week. Great new beds, comfortable temp (even with window air units)....inn keeper Jacob (?) was so nice. He was excited to tell us all about the continuing renovation of the rooms/baths in the inn. Loved the big dining room where...

Thank MartyK362
CordovaInnStPete, Owner at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

MartyK362, Loved reading your review! We do hope you come back to visit us in the future! We have some additional renovations that are taking place. Aaron H.

Bronx, New York
Reviewed 4 August 2016

When we first arrived at the Cordova Inn in St. Petersburg, I was struck by the excellent location and charming building and porch. We parked the car and I went in to get a parking pass. I was told that all passes had been distributed for the day and that we could pay $10 to park in the lot for...

2Thank Evergreen1007
CordovaInnStPete, Owner at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

Evergreen1007, I am very sorry that your stay with us was not a pleasant one. We do try and make each and every guest as happy as possible. I have spoken to my staff and they insure me that they did try their best to accommodate you. Nevertheless, I would love to speak to you directly. If you could contact...

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The location was great. It is an old historical building. We met many lovely guests. Saturday nite sat in the porch and watched people.. The hotel provided snacks and wine. The breakfasts were good. The bed was comfortable. I have a few suggestions for improvements. Need another table or shelf in room to put stuff on. It was going to...

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Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This hotel was okay for the money as far as location goes. The down side : its a bit run-down, the bathroom was so small that the door swings out because there is no room in the bathroom for it to be ! The worst part was you had to ask for ice because it was kept in some back...

1Thank Dannae H
CordovaInnStPete, Manager at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry to see that you did not enjoy your stay to its full potential. As we are currently in the process of making renovations to the property, please bare with us. The Cordova Inn is a boutique hotel and we do close in the evenings and return in the morning. We hope to see you back at the...

St. Johns, Florida
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We really wanted to like the Cordova Inn, but found the facility to be less than then 4 out 5 stars (as of this writing) the hotel is getting. Pros: Good location within walking distance of downtown Friendly staff Cons: The building, which has superb potential, is in need of renovation to compete with other boutique hotels, such as the...

1Thank Rogo0002
CordovaInnStPete, Manager at The Cordova Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry to see you did not enjoy your time here at the Cordova Inn. Guest satisfaction is #1 on our priority list, and this is why we are continuing renovation. Please bare with us while we have these exciting changes and modifications finished in the lobby and rooms. We do have rooms available with refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cordova Inn, located in historic downtown St Petersburg, welcomes you. We are a boutique hotel nestled in the heart of downtown St Pete, and all of the fun, romance and excitement of St. Petersburg awaits, just footsteps away. When you stay at The Cordova Inn, you'll enjoy modern amenities merged with historic ambiance. As an award winning boutique hotel, we'll work hard to make your stay in downtown St. Petersburg FL a wonderful experience while you enjoy all the best that St Pete has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cordova Inn

Address: 253 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3317 (Formerly Pier Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $144 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Cordova Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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Pier Hotel St Petersburg
Pier St Petersburg
The Cordova Inn St. Petersburg, Florida
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“Specifically ask if the windows are frosted. Request a room with clear glass so you can see what is outside.”
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 of 5 bubbles whitehorsetravellers, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room that doesn't smell like clorox”
 of 5 bubbles joaniew908, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room on right hand side to have real windows, not the frosted ones, ask for ground level if you can't handle steep staircase”
 of 5 bubbles Anna_Sarah, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No elevators, west-facing rooms don't have windows”
 of 5 bubbles Florida1792, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“two stories, no elevator. So if you can't lug suitcase on your own, ask for 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles MartyK362, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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