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Watergarden Inn at the Bay

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Outdoor pool
Flat-screen TV
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Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Watergarden Inn at the Bay

Watergarden Inn at the Bay

3.5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
126 4th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSundial St. Pete5 min walk
  • Popular LocationVinoy Park14 min walk
  • Popular LocationSalvador Dali Museum18 min walk
  • AirportTampa, FL (TPA-Tampa Intl.)26 min drive

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About this area

St. Petersburg

Located in St. Petersburg's Downtown St. Petersburg neighborhood, Watergarden Inn at the Bay is in the entertainment district and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Vinoy Park and Tampa Bay, while Salvador Dali Museum and Jannus Live are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Tropicana Field or Al Lang Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Chihuly Collection - 2 min walk
  • Museum of Fine Arts - 4 min walk
  • Sundial St. Pete - 5 min walk
  • Vinoy Park - 14 min walk
  • Salvador Dali Museum - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Tampa Union Station - 27 min drive
  • Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA) - 26 min drive


  • Annata Wine Bar — 2 min walk
  • Birch & Vine — 3 min walk
  • The Moon Under Water — 3 min walk
  • Parkshore Grill — 4 min walk
  • 400 Beach Seafood and Tap House — 4 min walk

About this property

Watergarden Inn at the Bay

3.5-star St. Petersburg bed & breakfast in Downtown St. Petersburg, walk to Jannus Live
This smoke-free bed & breakfast features an outdoor pool, free use of bicycles, and a garden. Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a picnic area. All 14 rooms offer comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, ceiling fans, and hair dryers.
Watergarden Inn at the Bay offers 14 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and bathrobes. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This St. Petersburg bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the bed & breakfast include an outdoor pool and complimentary bicycles.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global), SafeStay (AHLA - USA), and Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free secured self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–10:30 AM

Things to do

  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Outdoor pool


  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels


  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - 6 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Access code, staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 9 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 9 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Children 9 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Watergarden Inn Bay St. Petersburg
Watergarden Inn Bay
Watergarden Bay St. Petersburg
Watergarden Bay
Watergarden At The Bay
Watergarden Inn at the Bay St. Petersburg
Watergarden Inn at the Bay Bed & breakfast
Watergarden Inn at the Bay Bed & breakfast St. Petersburg

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 154 out of 197 reviews
5 - Excellent 78%
Rating 4 - Good. 32 out of 197 reviews
4 - Good 16%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 197 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 197 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 197 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2018

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location, otherwise disappointing.
Great location close to everything downtown! The outside pool area is very nice. The room was also nice, but the "window" air conditioner did not cool the bathroom at all. I read many reviews that mentioned how good the breakfast was. All we were offered was a very limited continental breakfast of packaged pastries, pop tarts bagels and bottled juices. We were directed to the best restaurants to have breakfast.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

1/5 Terrible

Business traveler
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Hate to have to write this but..
I checked out after one night stay (but they are re still trying to charge me for 3 days), due to the in-wall air conditioning unit sounding like a train was coming at me all night. No sleep that night! In addition, not enough towels/washcloths, soap, etc. you cannot ask someone at the hotel for more because no one EVER works at the front desk, day or night. I called and left 3 messages, text them, and emailed... one finally got one response days later. So nobody on duty at hotel, very loud AC unit in wall, room “eh” at very best, and not enough towels and no way to get more. Go see for yourself!! Not what I was expecting after seeing all the great reviews, not close!
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020