Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Your Stay at the Meranova Bed & Breakfast

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.

 

What is Your Pet Policy?

Unfortunately, the Meranova Bed & Breakfast is not pet-friendly. Many of our guests have pet allergies and most of units share walls.

 

What if Need to Cancel or Change My Reservation?

We require 30 days notice for all cancellations and changes. Please refer to our Policies Page for more information.

Can you accommodate more than 2 people and do you allow children?

We have two units that can accommodate up to 4 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.

The Plantation Apartment is 800 sq ft and is our largest unit with 4 rooms.

This spacious apartment includes 2 bedrooms (one king and one queen bed), a living/dining room, a fully equipped kitchen and a private bathroom.

The Cottage Apartment is an airy and spacious handicapped accessible unit.

This wheelchair accessible apartment has one bedroom with a king sized bed, a queen sized pull out sofa, a private front porch, and a fully stocked efficiency kitchen.

We generally find find that children under 16 years are happier elsewhere as our amenities are geared towards adults.

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 Bed & Breakfast 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.

Does the Meranova Bed & Breakfast serve meals?

When you stay at the Meranova Bed & Breakfast, every morning begins with room service delivery of freshly roasted coffee, juice and a tantalizing chef-prepared Gourmet Brunch. You can choose to eat brunch inside your suite, outside on your porch or balcony, inside the the gazebo, in our tranquil orchid garden, or while by the swimming pool. 

Regretfully, we do not serve lunch or dinner, but we are glad to share with you our favorite restaurants here in Downtown Dunedin and also those located throughout the Tampa Bay. area.

 

Is there a menu to order brunch from?

No, we do not offer a menu for our daily brunch. The brunch menu changes daily but includes the Chef’s choice of hot entree, plus fresh fruit, savory & sweet breads, and yogurt.

What about dietary restrictions or food allergies?

Because all of our food is prepared in our own kitchen, we are to accommodate most dietary restrictions and special requests with advance notice.  

 

Can you choose not to have breakfast?

For those staying 7 nights or longer, we have a “Sunday Breakfast Plan”. This plan reduces brunch and housekeeping to once weekly instead of daily in in exchange for a discount based on length of stay.  

 

Can members of the general public attend brunch?

We invite everyone to join us for our Gourmet Brunch, you do not need to be a guest to make a reservation!

What is the cost for the Daily Gourmet Brunch?

When you place your reservation directly with us (at the full daily booking rate), the cost for our Daily Gourmet Brunch is included in your daily rate.

For those who place their booking using a discounted rate or through a 3rd party website other than our website (www.meranova.com), brunch can be added on to your reservation. Just let us know in advance, upon check-in, or at any point during your stay.

The cost for our Gourmet Brunch for members of the general public or for those who want to to add-on brunch to their reservation is $10 for our Continental Brunch or $15 for our full Gourmet Brunch, per person, per day.

Mimosas and Champagne are available during brunch for an additional fee.

 

How far away is the beach?

There are no beaches that are actually located in Dunedin, but there are dozens of beaches that line the gulf coast of Pinellas County The closest beaches would be Caladesi and Honeymoon Island State Park Beaches which are 5.5 mi. north or Clearwater Beach 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, 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 you located close to Downtown Dunedin?

Yes, the Meranova Bed & Breakfast is located right in the middle of Downtown Dunedin. Our Zen Suite offers a private front porch with views overlooking Downtown's Main Street.

We are within walking distance to over 50 restaurants, bars, breweries and speciality shops located along Downtown Dunedin's Main Street. Pioneer Park is located across the street from us and hosts regular community events including a weekly farmer's market.

For those looking to explore the area, you will find hundreds of dining and entertainment options in St. Petersburg, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater, and others in the surrounding area. Orlando is less than two hours away.

 

 

 

 

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You can check our availability calendar and make your reservation direct with us online. If you prefer to talk with someone, feel free to give us a call, send an email, or fill out the form below.

 

 

The Meranova Bed & Breakfast is proud to continue our history of supporting the LGBTQIA+ community