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3400 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-4015
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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#22 of 35 hotels in St. Pete Beach
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Known as Florida's "Pink Palace," The Don CeSar, facing the white sands of the Gulf of Mexico, was built in 1928 to resemble a Mediterranean-style castle. Born in the Great Gatsby era as a playground for the rich and famous, the iconic "Pink Palace" has been revitalized and refreshed within, ensuring a future as rich and storied as its history. Enjoy newly redesigned 277 luxurious rooms including 36 suites, many with spectacular views of the pristine Gulf beaches or Boca Ciega Bay. Relax and indulge at Spa Oceana, featuring over 11,000 square feet of spa facilities, luxurious spa treatments, full service salon, and a stunning rooftop garden overlooking the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Aerobics
Babysitting
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
Room service
Safe
Iron
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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JWoff1132 wrote a review 26 Nov
Atlanta, Georgia1 contribution
The Don Cesar will forever be a favorite hotel for me to engage in business and pleasure. Do yourself a favor and spend a week or more in St. Pete at "The Don". All staff members from valet, bellmen, front desk, housekeeping, restaurant, fitness, pool and ground are friendly, professional and willing to help.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from General Manager, General Manager at The Don CeSar
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It was a privilege to welcome you to The Don CeSar. You pay us the greatest compliment by recommending our beautiful property to other travelers. Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, we aim to provide an exceptionally comfortable and relaxing stay. Thank you for the wonderful compliments on our hospitality and service, and we look forward to seeing you again! Thomas Fraher – General Manager.
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Go639551 wrote a review 26 Nov
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Beautiful resort but incidentals are a bit pricier than comparable resorts. Staff were all friendly and personable. If driving, beware that mapping does not direct to main entrance, which is up the ramp. If you self park, be sure to drop bags off at main entrance BEFORE you park.
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Thank you for your five-star review and for choosing to stay at The Don CeSar! We are so happy to hear you thoroughly enjoyed our friendly service and our beautiful property. We appreciate your feedback as it gives us the chance to improve. The next time you are in the area, we hope to see you again! Thomas Fraher – General Manager.
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srm10021 wrote a review 26 Nov
New York City, New York1 contribution
So many problems and shortcomings. Will NEVER return and certainly will discourage friends from coming to your facility. Providing incorrect information is bad enough, but the lack of decent and fairly-priced dining facilities, especially for breakfast and lunch, is quite another. Then, having a commode underneath a sink so a man cannot use it easily pushes the experience over the edge.
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We appreciate your recent feedback on our property and thank you for taking a moment to share your thoughts with us. While we welcome all guest feedback as we consider it an opportunity to continually improve, we sincerely apologize for your experience as this is not our standard of service. Our goal is always 100% guest satisfaction. We try our best to keep our prices affordable to our guests and competitive for the area; however, we’ll be sure to keep your comments in mind as we continue to improve. The next time you are in the area, we hope you will consider visiting us again. Thomas Fraher – General Manager.
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Ian wrote a review 25 Nov
Atlanta, Georgia1 contribution1 helpful vote
My family and I have stayed at the Don Cesar a dozen times over the years and usually a good experience. However things have fallen apart here with lack of housekeeping services and rude staff. We won’t be returning. The hotel is priced like a four or five start hotel but doesn’t deliver the goods.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from General Manager, General Manager at The Don CeSar
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We appreciate your loyalty, and we're sorry to hear your most recent stay did not live up to previous experiences. Please accept our apologies for any disappointment with the service you received. It's important to us to maintain the quality expected, and we'll speak with our team about your comments. Please note that housekeeping is currently every third day to help minimize risk. The next time you're in town, we'd be grateful for another chance to impress you. Thomas Fraher – General Manager.
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lerchrv wrote a review 23 Nov
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After years of seeing the "Pink Palace" from the beach, my wife and I were finally able to book a week at this historic hotel. Grace and charm are what this hotel is all about. Even though some of the finishes need a rebuff, or maybe an update here or there. The historic charm of this "palace" is exceptional. The staff is friendly, timely, and courteous. We will be looking forward to staying again in the future.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Response from General Manager, General Manager at The Don CeSar
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We are thrilled to hear that we could make your childhood dream come true. With our charming accommodations and exceptional staff, we strive to help guests create lasting memories. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Don CeSar again soon. The "Pink Palace" awaits you. Thomas Fraher – General Manager.
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PRICE RANGE
US$280 - US$576 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
don cesar beach hotel, don cesar beach resort, don cesar hotel florida, don cesar florida, hotel don cesar beach, don cesar resort
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaSt. Pete Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
277
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Don CeSar
Which popular attractions are close to The Don CeSar?
Nearby attractions include 360 Rooftop (0.5 km), The Undertow (0.7 km), and Coffee Pot Park (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Don CeSar?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Don CeSar?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Don CeSar?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Don CeSar?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Don CeSar?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sandbar Bill's, Maritana at The Don CeSar, and Uncle Andy's Market.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Don CeSar?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and fitness classes during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Don CeSar?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Don CeSar?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The Don CeSar offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Don CeSar?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.