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100 Harriet Island Road, Saint Paul, MN 55107, USA    
 
 
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Liz Miller

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Circa 1946. Buoyed by the Mississippi River, this romantic towboat is moored against a backdrop of the downtown skyline. Now a floating B&B, this authentic line boat was the prototype for modern-era towboats....


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Romantic

Better than a cruise and without the airport "security theater" hassle.
John M
9/28/2010

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Very Unique

LOVED, this place and I love St. Paul!! Great dining within walking distance. Wonderful scenery, and an awesome innkeeper. The rooms were all very romantic and the river view from the deck is breathtaking. I cannot wait to visit again!
JoLynn G
8/20/2010

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Romantic

I took my love here for his birthday, we stayed in the Pilot House Suite...it was the most romantic evening! We had a private deck overlooking the St. Paul skyline, and the service was impeccable!! Now a gift certificate to the Covington Inn is the gift I'll give all couples for any romantic special occasion.
Maggie Miley
8/20/2010

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Fabulous Romantic Experience!

The Covington Inn is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway. This charming B&B proves a unique "water" experience which showcases the beauty of Saint Paul and the Mississippi River. We stayed there in the fall-- the leaves changing and the cool crisp autumn air provided the ideal setting. And most important, the staff far exceeded our expectations! We highly recommend the Covington Inn and look forward to returning again soon!
Rennie Herzan
Chicago, IL
8/20/2010

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Romantic & unique!

The rushing water, amazing views of downtown St.Paul, comfortable and unique accommodations, and Liz (owner) is the hostess with the mostest! What more could you ask for? You need to check this cool place out!
Dina Dainty
8/20/2010

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Romantic and unique!

Love everything about this place!
Dina Dainty
Centerville, MN
8/20/2010

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Awesome Experience!

We stayed in the Riverview Suite (lower level), the room was beautiful and comfortable, roomier than I imagined a boat would be. A high, extremely comfortable bed. A unique and incredible view out portholes at water level. The hostess was friendly and full of character, what an interesting life she leads. The upkeep is impressive. The breakfast was decadent! I recommmend this inn to everyone!
Courtney Redmond
8/20/2010

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Romantic

Lovely place, wonderful scenery, would love to go with my husband.
Rebecca Engstrom
8/20/2010

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Romantic

Harriet Island wouldn't be the same without this lovely gem located in the heart of downtown St. Paul, MN.
Justin Johnson
St. Paul, MN
8/20/2010

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Romantic Getaway

You will not be disappointed with the Covington Inn Bed and Breakfast. Once you step onto the boat, you are taken away with how welcome you feel. Cozy as can be and a view of the city skyline is incredible. The owner is magnificent and if you are ever in the Twin Cities, you need to take a weekend and stay here.
Katie Launderville
South St Paul, MN
8/17/2010

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InnSide Tip - Call in Advance
They are booked up most weekends due to high demand so please plan accordingly. There are last minute cancels I am sure so even if in town call to see if you can stay. Its worth the wait and every penny.
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Romantic and Relaxing

ttWords are not enough to describe the ease and tranquility of the atmosphere, rooms, owner and staff at the Covington Inn. We stayed in the Riverview Suite, which was amazing! It was spacious, charming and very comfortable. With a private sitting area affording a view of the river and downtown St. Paul, having our own little "parlor" area was a nice addition. In the evening, we enjoyed a picnic on the rooftop deck and watched the sunset and reflection of the city on the Mississippi. It was magical! The mornings breakfast was delicious! Decadent and memorable in a beautiful parlor setting. I can't recommend the Covington Inn highly enough. It allows you to feel as if you are alone in the city yet have it all at your fingertips.
Tracy Bench
8/17/2010

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Romantic and Relaxing Retreat!

My husband and I have stayed here several times and absolutely love it! The rooms are perfect for a night (or more) away and the location couldn't be beat! Breakfast is delicious and Liz (the owner) is a wonderful host!
Krisat Freier
Saint Paul, MN
8/17/2010

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Water = Romance

I stayed in a room below deck, with the water sloshing against the portholes. Very dreamy & romantic -- an excellent retreat place. I felt like I was in the middle of nowhere, but the city was only minutes away.
C K
8/16/2010

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Romantic

Spending time during "Taste of Minnesota" To Die for. A Must DO!
Wayne Launderville
8/16/2010

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Romantic

Not only is it romantic, but it is the most unique place I have ever stayed. The proprietor even performed our wedding. If you have the option to stay here when an event is happening at Harriet Island, you couldn't make a better choice.
Nathan Wheat
8/16/2010

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Great romantic getaway on the water

Great getaway in the middle of the city. Terrific views of the skyline, excellent hostess, very beautiful rooms that are very private and romantic - guaranteed a fantastic stay!
Karin v
8/16/2010

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Unique!!

The Covington Inn B&B is the most unique place we have ever stayed. We decided to do a "staycation" rather than go out of state and our stay was awesome. We could stay on the boat or walk or drive to the city. We enjoyed a festival being held on the island where we were moored. The rooms are fantastic and comfortable. The breakfasts were excellent. The view of St. Paul was beautiful - especially at night. All aspects of the Covington Inn were top notch - service, cleanliness, condition, etc. I have recommended it to many of my friends. It is simply an all around great place to stay.
Linda P
Eden Prairie, MN
8/16/2010

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Romantic!

My husband and I love to stay at the Covington Inn for some time together. Curling up together on the beautiful deck with a glass of wine and the St. Paul skyline as the backdrop...beautiful :)
Betty Ebsen
8/16/2010

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Romantic spot

The Covington Inn is a little slice of heaven right in downtown St. Paul. There is simply no better place than the deck of the boat to share a bottle of wine with your loved one, while watching the sunset.
Martha M
8/16/2010

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Relax on water.

Loved being on the water. Watched boats cruise by while relaxing. Easy walk/drive across bridge to St. Paul nightlife. Not often you can find a place this quaint next to a downtown area, providing a nice mix of seclusion and stimulation.
Jordan H
8/16/2010

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Romantic

The Covington Inn Bed and Breakfast is a wonderful choice for a romantic getaway! The view of downtown St. Paul from the deck is fantastic the suites are sooo cozy and romantic!!
Sarah Hankins
8/16/2010

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Romantic

I would highly recommend The Covington Inn as a romantic get away, located on Harriet Island in St.Paul, The lights at night are breathtaking, The rooms are beautiful, as well as the scenery, The patio is the perfect spot for early morning coffee, with a fabulous view of downtown St. Paul. The Quiet walks along the river are very romantic..
Stephanie Kivel
8/16/2010

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Romantic

If you are looking for a romantic get away, look no further than the Covington Inn. The views of the Mississippi River and the Saint Paul skyline are breathtaking from the rooms and the large deck (there is a double chaise lounge that is perfect for enjoying a glass of wine while watching the sun set or staring up at the stars). The suites are cozy and each has a fireplace-a must when you are looking for romance. Trust me, you won't want to go home.
M P
8/16/2010

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ROMANTIC

The Covington Inn docked on Harriet Island in Saint Paul, MN is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! The views of the river and DT Saint Paul are breathtaking! What better place for us river lovers to spend a week ON the mighty Mississippi River.
Kristal Krueger
8/16/2010

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Romantic

We love staying at the Covington Inn. The views of the skyline downtown St. Paul are amazing and yes Romantic. We enjoy the Pilot house or Masters Suites but the others are nice too. Sitting on the deck with a glass of wine is just what the Dr. ordered.
mollie ziebart
8/16/2010

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Romantic

Excellent staff and service. Breakfast is delicious. Gorgeous view of downtown St. Paul. Ecclectic rooms are very private and the perfect setting for a date/anniversary/wedding! Love it.
Darci L
Minneapolis, MN
8/16/2010

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Romantic Get Away

We have stayed at the Covington Inn several times during all seasons. You can't find a more romantic and relaxing place to share a bottle of wine in front of the fire place surrounded by the lights of Saint Paul in the dead of winter. Bruce & Shelly
Bruce Harris
Burnsville, MN
8/16/2010

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Romantic Get Away

My husband and I stayed at the Covington Inn when we got married, and have been back two additional times in our two year marriage. The Covington Inn is quiet, quaint and has a lot of character! We love it! The atmosphere of Harriet Island, the Mississippi River and Downtown St. Paul helps to provide a unique and awesomely romantic get away! We highly recommend it!
Joy Kelly
8/16/2010

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splendor me timbers

I'm a Bed and Breakfast type guy and there is no other Bed and Breakfast that I stay at when I'm in Saint Paul. Mississippi River, downtown St.Paul, waffles..... don't get much better....
Tizony Henrique
8/15/2010

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