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The Covington Inn is a B & B on a renovated towboat on the Mississippi River in downtown Saint Paul. Come and relax on the deck all night and order in pizza or go to a fancy restaurant across the river. The four guest rooms all have private bathrooms, fireplaces for heat in the winter and air conditioners for the summer. This is a casual and comfortable romantic inn and the innkeeper is on-site for whatever help you need.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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The Covington is a singularly unique B&B that you have to experience! The hosts are fantastic, the breakfast is fresh and delicious, and the location is convenient yet very quiet (unless something would be going on at Harriet Island Park). The boat itself is very charming, and
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yes, the coffee (and breakfast) are great. the rooms are small with no closets and the stairs are a challenge. at least one mattress should be replaced asap. the price was ok for winter but sounds a bit steep for summer, though we would love to a night or two then. overall,
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The view was spectacular. When I went to bed at night the lights of downtown St. Paul were dancing on the river. When I opened my eyes first thing in the morning right out my window was the skyline bathed in sunlight and my head was still on the pillow. There was a cozy
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Great place to stay!! Room was beautiful and comfortable!!! Very quiet. Wish we could've stayed longer. And come to find out Liz the B&B owner does weddings there as well. So I guess we will looking into budgeting for our wedding.
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It was toasty warm inside. Liz had the fireplace going for us upon our arrival. Though it was in the low teens below zero outside and the ice was forming by the minute on the water, we were totally comfortable inside. Liz was the ideal hostess.. there if and when we needed
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Hello there and thank you for your inquiry. The boat has no motor so we are permanently moored and guests get a key to come and go as they please. You can sit on the deck and pretend you're anywhere in the world! Call me at 6512921411 to book a reservation. Have a great day, Liz Miller, Innkeeper
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While the Twin Cities offer many activities, on board is quiet and relaxing. There are no TVs, but there are many areas to sit outside and rest, read, and simply enjoy time away from home and work. And resting is important because the breakfasts are delicious and large!
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Trip Advisor keeps asking me to answer this question but I already did. If you have any more questions, please let me know!
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"Riverview room is small and the only room under deck, but is very cozy and intimate!"
"choose the top floor"
"Only 4 rooms on boat- all had fireplaces. Can't go wrong; )"
"Navigating between floors can be tricky if mobility is an issue. Choose the room off the main cabin."
"The Pilot House Suite was amazing with the upstairs sitting room view."
US$160 - US$232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
covington hotel saint paul
United StatesMinnesotaSaint Paul
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