The Don Cesar

8.6
Excellent

Based on 2,714 reviews
 
3400 Gulf Boulevard, Saint Pete Beach, FL 33706, United States
  +1 727 360 1881
The Don Cesar - Saint Pete Beach, FL
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Good to know

Distance to city center 1.9 mi
Location rating 8.7
Nearest Airport Tampa St. Petersburg
Distance to airport 14.2 mi

Rooms

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Queen Rooms

$488+

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Queen bed
$488 per night

Luxury Rooms

$298+

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King bed
$298 per night
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King bed
$306 per night
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Unknown
$317 per night
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King bed
$335 per night
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King bed
$335 per night
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Unknown
$349 per night
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Double bed
$353 per night
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Double bed
$353 per night
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Double bed
$353 per night
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Double bed
$353 per night
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King bed
$362 per night
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Unknown
$362 per night
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Double bed
$373 per night
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King bed
$398 per night
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King bed
$411 per night
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Double bed
$421 per night
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Unknown
$438 per night
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Double bed
$440 per night
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Unknown
$445 per night
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Double bed
$468 per night
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Double bed
$468 per night
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Unknown
$471 per night
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King bed
$546 per night
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Unknown
$598 per night
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King bed
$630 per night
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King bed
$630 per night
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Double bed
$670 per night
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Unknown
$696 per night

Double Rooms

$403+

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Double bed
$403 per night
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Double bed
$535 per night
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Unknown
$584 per night
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King bed
$605 per night
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Unknown
$636 per night
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Unknown
$996 per night

King Rooms

$479+

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King bed
$479 per night
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Unknown
$671 per night

Standard Rooms

$260+

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Unknown
$260 per night

Deluxe Rooms

$280+

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King bed
$280 per night
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Double bed
$299 per night
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King bed
$310 per night
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Double bed
$315 per night
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King bed
$335 per night
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King bed
$335 per night
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Double bed
$335 per night
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Double bed
$335 per night
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King bed
$344 per night
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Unknown
$351 per night
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Double bed
$366 per night
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Double bed
$381 per night
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Double bed
$389 per night
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Unknown
$395 per night
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Double bed
$399 per night
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Double bed
$421 per night
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Unknown
$432 per night
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Unknown
$437 per night
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Double bed
$444 per night
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Double bed
$462 per night
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Unknown
$473 per night
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Double bed
$504 per night
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Unknown
$558 per night
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Unknown
$5723 per night
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Double bed
$573 per night
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Double bed
$575 per night
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Unknown
$575 per night
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Double bed
$615 per night
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Double bed
$632 per night
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Unknown
$841 per night

Superior Rooms

$206+

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$206 per night
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Double bed
$244 per night
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Unknown
$251 per night
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Unknown
$258 per night
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$260 per night
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Double bed
$262 per night
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Unknown
$265 per night
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$268 per night
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Unknown
$275 per night
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Double bed
$277 per night
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Unknown
$288 per night
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Double bed
$293 per night
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$294 per night
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Double bed
$295 per night
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Double bed
$310 per night
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Double bed
$315 per night
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Unknown
$318 per night
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King bed
$321 per night
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Double bed
$321 per night
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Double bed
$321 per night
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Double bed
$332 per night
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Unknown
$335 per night
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Double bed
$336 per night
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Double bed
$338 per night
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Double bed
$345 per night
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Unknown
$359 per night
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Double bed
$383 per night
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Double bed
$468 per night
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Double bed
$495 per night

Reviews

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Traveler rating

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beach chairs in 68 reviews
beds were comfortable in 8 reviews
food was good in 71 reviews
great beach in 194 reviews
great hotel in 9 reviews
great location in 86 reviews
historic hotel in 101 reviews
lobby bar in 35 reviews
parking lot in 57 reviews
resort fee in 42 reviews
restaurants were great in 32 reviews
room was not ready upon our arrival in 9 reviews
rowe in 9 reviews
small bathroom in 28 reviews
st pete in 12 reviews
staff was friendly in 166 reviews
valet attendants in 4 reviews
  • Excellent
    Aug 2018
    9.7

    Wonderful hotel and experience

    We loved the ambiance of this historic hotel. The staff are very accommodating and do pamper guests. . The vibe is upscale but Florida casual and family friendly. We had a great time lounging by pool and beach. This was a very relaxing stay in a beautiful hotel and setting.

    Most restaurants on site are expensive. Would have appreciated breakfast Included even if continental. Had to rent a refrigerator for room. Would think for price of rates would have included one outside of minibar.

  • Good
    Jan 2018
    8.0

    Not much to see In Immediate surrounding area.

  • Okay
    Oct 2017
    6.0

    great location

    Food is just awful. The eggs Benedict were just horrible. The guacamole was not made inhouse and again was terrible. the chicken wings? Blech. The Nachos were something you would expect to get at a high school baseball game. Seriously, now you know why people flock to The Frog Pong for breakfast or dozens of other places to eat rather than the over priced dreck at The Don The resort is way overpriced for what you get. It has turned into a wedding factory with music blaring late into the night. Oh and parking... If you valet, you pay $25 per day. If you self park, they charge you $15 per day. Huh? Loews ran a tight ship there. Now, it has slid way down hill. One of my favorite things - In the gym, they had several magazines. The latest edition was a Men's Health from Jun 2015 - and the address on it was Pasadena Car Wash. Oh and the other three magazines? Two were Ski Magazine (from 2014) and one was called 32 Degrees also about skiing.... Not going back soon with so many better - and cheaper- options in the area.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2016
    9.4

    My stay, wedding guest

    Great staff- helpful, cheerful, funny, kind.

    way to soft beds and pillows- food prices are very high for what you pay for high priced room, and would have been nice receiving free coffee when ordering meals.

  • Excellent
    Jun 2016
    9.7

    One night

    I was local and my AC went out so I stayed at this hotel. Very nice and comfortable. A little expensive for a Tuesday!

  • Excellent
    Sep 2015
    9.1

    beach attendants very helpful and accommodating, especially Earnie

    Extra charges in the last few years such as parking and newspapers placed at doors in the morning.

  • Excellent
    Jul 2015
    9.1

    Great value. Beautiful sunset.

    Too far from downtown

  • Excellent
    May 2015
    9.4

    great trip

    Luxurious and relaxing

  • Excellent
    Dec 2014
    10.0

    Great stay.

    Directly on a beautiful beach. Easy to find. Everything you need is in the resort.

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About

Overview

The Don Cesar is a luxury hotel located on St. Pete Beach, Florida. This impressive venue has won a Reader’s Choice Award from Condé Nast Traveler. Built in 1928, this over century-old hotel has a glamorous history and has even hosted such famous names as Clarence Darrow, Lou Gehrig, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Today, The Don CeSar is part of the National Registry of Historic Places. The Don Cesar has been nicknamed Pink Palace, as its building facade has a soft pink hue. It features 277 guest rooms, 36 of which are suites. Each one has a sea-theme to match the nearby beach. There are 17 room types to choose from, as well as queen and king suites. One of the most luxurious rooms is the Grand Gulf View King with Balcony. It has premium views of the Gulf of Mexico, a lovely balcony, a work desk, and a plush king-sized bed. The suites are great for larger parties or families sharing a vacation together. When staying at The Don Cesar, there are a variety of amenities to take advantage of. The heated pool and Jacuzzi are great for rest and relaxation, as is the beach that guests have direct access to. Those looking for activities to take part in can play ping-pong, shuffleboard, poolside games, and much more. Rentals of wave runners, banana boats, and paddle boards are also available. For drink and food, there are four eateries and two bars to enjoy. The Maritana Grille is an award-winning restaurant where a chef’s table and private dining room are available. Those looking for something casual should try the fare at Sea Porch Café. And for a tasty cocktail, there's a glamorous Lobby Bar and a fun beach bar called The Rowe Bar.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.6 Excellent

Based on 2,714 reviews

9.4

Beach

8.7

Location

3.8

Value

3.6

Comfort

Things to Know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Friendly service

Check in

4:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Fitness center
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Increased accessibility
ATM on-site
Business center
Internet
Wi-Fi
Concierge service
Gift shop
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Game room
Spa
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beauty salon
Air-conditioned
24hr front desk
Safe
Private beach
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Non-smoking rooms available
Terrace/Patio
EV charging station
Elevator
Massage
Express check out
Hairdryer
Coffee shop
Sauna
Babysitting/child services (surcharge)
Parking (surcharge)
Steam room
Wedding services
Currency exchange on-site
Cable or satellite TV

Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center 1 mi
  • Upham Beach 2 mi

Getting Around

Tampa St. Petersburg 14.2 mi
Tampa 22.2 mi
Pinellas Park St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida 11.5 mi
Tampa, Florida 24.2 mi

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