Frequently Asked Questions

What Are Your Booking Policies?

Please read our Rental Terms and Conditions here for full details about the Meranova’s booking policies

 

What if Need to Cancel or Change My Reservation?

We require 14 days notice for all cancellations and changes. Please refer to our Rental Terms and Conditions here for more information.

 

Are There Resort Fees?

Each unit is subject to a one-time $15 resort fee

 

How Much Privacy Will I Have

All of our apartments and suites feature private entrances, private bathrooms, efficiency to full-sized kitchens and most units have either a porch or balcony. You will have as much privacy as you desire.

 

Do You Have Wheelchair Accessible Accommodations?

Our Cottage Apartment is handicapped-accessible from its parking space to the barrier-free roll-in shower.

 

What are the Occupancy Limits?

The Meranova has three units that can accommodate up to 4 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children. We generally find that children under 16 years are happier elsewhere as our amenities are geared towards adults.

 

Do the Apartments & Suites Have Kitchens?

All of our apartments and suites have fully equipped kitchens ranging from efficiency kitchenettes to full-sized kitchens that are perfect for longer stays.

 

Do the Units Have Private Bathrooms?

All of our apartments and suites have private bathrooms that feature showers, tubs or combinations of both.

 

Is Your Swimming Pool Heated?

Yes, our swimming pool is heated. We try to maintain a temperature in the swimming pool of about 80 degrees in the winter.

 

Do we Need to Bring Towels for the Swimming Pool?

No need to pack towels! The Meranova Guest Innt supplies for our guests to use while enjoying our swimming pool. We also have “Fun in the Sun Kits” available for our guests who want to plan a trip to the beach. These kits include beach towels, coolers, umbrellas, and more.

 

How Far Away is the Beach?

The Dunedin Marina is located minutes from our front gate, and Pinellas County is home to many award-winning beaches including Caladesi Island and Honeymoon Island State Park which are located 5.5 mi. north or Clearwater Beach located 6.1 mi. south.

For our guests who want to enjoy a day at the beach, we provide “Fun in the Sun Kits” that include beach towels, chairs. umbrellas, and coolers to use while staying here.

 

Are There Bike Rentals Close By?

Yes, bike rentals are located just 2 blocks away on the Pinellas Trail. we recommend Kafe Racer or Pedego.

 

Are there Socially Distant Fun Things to Do?

You can enjoy breathtaking and colorful sunsets at the marina falling behind the barrier islands. Kayaks, paddleboads and sailboats can be rented at the Dunedin Causeway. The Pinellas Trail offers biking, hiking and jogging with bike rentals available within a few blocks.

 

Is There Free Parking?

The Meranova offers free off-street parking for 1 car per guest, with one handicapped accessible space.

 

Is Smoking Allowed?

Smoking is prohibited on our property.

 

What is the Meranova’s Pet Policy?

Sorry, the Meranova Guest Inn cannot accommodate pets.

 

Can I Host an Event at the Meranova?

The beautifully landscaped gardens at the Meranova are the perfect setting for Weddings, Anniversaries, Private Dinners, Corporate Parties, and other Special Events. Learn more here or contact us here for more information.

Guest Reviews

  • star rating  I'm a seasoned world traveller and I cannot say enough about how wonderful my experience was at Meranova! Heather and JJ are amazing, the historical home is stunning and the... read more

    summerlawlady
    July 8, 2020

    star rating  We really enjoyed our experience here. We had the Zen suite and it was perfect. The brandy and chocolates waiting for us wasn't expected, and a nice surprise. The pool... read more

    normaneleal
    June 30, 2020

    star rating  OMG! If you are on the fence about staying at the Meranova B&B, don't be. Everything from the cleanliness to the intricate details, were spot on. The landscaping is gorgeous... read more

    Yolo--yo
    June 19, 2020
  • star rating  We had an awesome stay at Meranova B&B. Heather and JJ were very welcoming and we felt at home. The room was very clean and comfortable. The grounds were peaceful... read more

    leanneglover69
    May 1, 2020

    star rating  My husband and I stayed here the end of January for 4 nights. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The location was close to many activities and restaurants. And the breakfasts... read more

    trinkwolf
    February 15, 2020

    star rating  Beautiful gardens, great location, delicious breakfasts, lovely room and gracious hosts. Restaurants, breweries, live music, shops and a bike and hike trail within walking distance, even a terrific farmer's market... read more

    mmsrere26
    February 3, 2020
  • star rating  Stayed in the Garden Suite for 4 nights in June. Loved it so much, I booked again for a whole week in August. The suite was bright, clean,... read more

    richs52
    July 19, 2020

    star rating  The location was great; steps away from restaurants and bars. My husband and I stayed in the Traditional room and the room was lovely and spacious. Bed was super comfortable!... read more

    lisajgp26
    July 16, 2020

    star rating  Stayed there last week in the Cottage suite- it was stunning! We got a call from the owner a day prior saying they had an issue with our room that... read more

    lgrowney10
    July 14, 2020
  • star rating  I've stayed here twice, and luckily in the same room. And my stay was great both times. Even with all the crazy in the world right now. The owners and... read more

    ewalls0216
    July 10, 2020

    star rating  I'm a seasoned world traveller and I cannot say enough about how wonderful my experience was at Meranova! Heather and JJ are amazing, the historical home is stunning and the... read more

    summerlawlady
    July 8, 2020

    star rating  I spend a three day weekend in the Garden Suite and it was wonderful. The room was quiet despite being close to the street and it was very well appointed.... read more

    Buddha1879
    August 7, 2020
  • star rating  My husband and I stayed in the traditional suite which we found to be clean and spacious. Comfortable bed and everything needed for our 3 night stay.
    Breakfast was not... read more

    Scouser56
    August 17, 2020

    star rating  The Zen suite was very spacious. The B & B itself was very nice. There wasnt breakfast because of the covid situation but Juan Jose was very informative on local... read more

    arlene d
    August 23, 2020

    star rating  Wonderful inn, the room was immaculate. Linens, bed, pillows were very comfortable. Staff was gracious. The grounds are beautiful, the location is stellar. Lots of little touches that made this... read more

    wish_digital
    September 22, 2020
  • star rating  We stayed in the Garden Suite for two nights. We loved the attention to detail in the room which has everything you need. Microwave, fridge, little freezer, plates, etc. We... read more

    Erdemburberry
    January 4, 2021

    star rating  Recently stayed 1 night at Mernova B&B,simply perfect!!!clean,comfy,all the essentials, JJ was so accommodating!!answered every call when we had questions!!!will be back and definitely will spread the good... read more

    streeter14
    January 31, 2021

    star rating  Very clean cute room. Could use a dehumidifier. Lovely grounds and close to everything. The website says b&b. Great bed but no breakfast. Might want to indicate this on website.... read more

    reneep777
    February 15, 2021
  • star rating  Great experience, clean rooms, unbelievable location, exceptional authentic service. A winner. Each room is different themed. Outside areas to read and relax. Quant pool area that we... read more

    StormcloudBrewery
    March 12, 2021

    star rating  OMG, what can I say about the Meranova that hasn’t been said before? My teen son & I stayed in the Caladesi and we each had our own bedroom,... read more

    RoxanaRojoYantos
    March 18, 2021

    star rating  This was our 2nd visit to the Meranova and just like the first, it was exceptional! We arrived to a lovely welcome basket of snacks and glass of wine.... read more

    NinaJ810
    March 24, 2021
  • star rating  We stayed in the Sea Star Apartment for one evening. The checkin process was contactless. Rooms are keypad entry & the code is given on arrival by text or call... read more

    788debrac
    March 26, 2021

    star rating  We live in St. Pete; 20 miles away. I chose this place to celebrate my husband's birthday weekend based on the excellent TA reviews and the fact that it... read more

    William W
    April 28, 2021

    star rating  We stayed in the Key West Apartment. It was clean and comfortable. The location is great and within walking distance to the Pinellas Trail, bike rentals, restaurants and... read more

    437kimberlyn
    May 3, 2021
  • star rating  This is an adorable, beautiful B & B in every way. I stayed here to be walking distance to a 5am knee surgery appointment at Mease Dunedin hospital. It was... read more

    J M
    May 18, 2021

    star rating  The Key West room was very nice. However, this is not a Bed and Breakfast as indicated on the website. There is no breakfast. Their idea of... read more

    Fun_guy567890
    May 19, 2021

    star rating  OMG, what can I say about the Meranova that hasn’t been said before? My teen son & I stayed in the Caladesi and we each had our own bedroom,... read more

    Roxana R
    March 18, 2021
  • star rating  We drove two days from Wisconsin to stay at the Meranova Guest Inn. It was well worth the drive!The booking process, check in and stay were all excellent. ... read more

    LynnMaryVL
    June 17, 2021

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