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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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Business Centre with Internet Access
Pool
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Accessible rooms
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Historic Hotel
Harbour View
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I recently stayed at The Don for #SPINCon18. The resort is stunning! I had a lovely suite (room 202) with a cute lil balcony overlooking the front fountain. The room was well appointed and would have been comfortably accommodating for an even longer stay. The...More

Thank cnhouckadventure
Response from Inspire50608353312, Manager at The Don CeSarResponded yesterday

Wow! We are thrilled that you had a great time and really enjoyed our beautiful resort. We do look forward to hosting you and the girls in the future for a relaxing but fun filled getaway. Thanks for your wonderful comments.

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Reviewed October 1, 2018

We just returned form the Don in September . I watched the news about the Red Tide very closely . We decided to go anyway and our first day was met by the Dead Fish and Red tide Smell . They also had one pool...More

3  Thank Randy413
Response from GM-TheDonCeSar, General Manager at The Don CeSarResponded October 3, 2018

Our team has worked very hard to ensure our guests have an amazing time when our beach is affected by environmental conditions. The Don CeSar pools look amazing, the beach is currently clean and gorgeous, and our team is ready and waiting to assist. Thanks...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

The Don definitely shows its age. While the historic aspect is wonderful they could be doing a better job keeping it up. The elevators are slow - one wasn't working at all and we often took the stairs. Carpets and walls are tired in many...More

1  Thank Kathleen103
Response from Inspire50608353312, Manager at The Don CeSarResponded yesterday

Thank you for staying with us and providing valuable feedback regarding your stay. We apologize that your time with us was not indicative of our usual guest experience. We are in the process of enhancing our beautiful resort and know that should you return in...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

To stay at the Don is a special treat and we make the most of it. A big shout out to Christy at Rowe. She goes above and beyond to make her customers feel special! We always make a night of it and go to...More

Thank Shaun M
Response from Inspire50608353312, Front Office Manager at The Don CeSarResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are delighted to hear that your stay went well. We will be sure to share your lovely comments with both Christy and Don. Both associates are valued members of our Don Cesar team. We hope to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

to be honest i stayed at their sister property (beach suites by don cesar) and i came here for business. the hotel is stunning and the staff is lovely and welcoming. had to book a last minute meeting space at the hotel and they could...More

1  Thank NYJTraveler
Response from Inspire50608353312, Front Office Manager at The Don CeSarResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for recently staying with us at The Don Cesar! We are thrilled to read about your wonderful experience. We will be sure to pass along your lovely comments about Raymond to his direct management team. Raymond is an asset to our Don Cesar/Beach...More

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Mary Lee M
November 12, 2018|
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Response from georgemM8193II | Reviewed this property |
No idea regarding construction completion date. Looking at what they are doing I would think so. Contact hotel. Red tide no issue. Gone. Enjoy!
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Corinne C
October 29, 2018|
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Response from 604judyu | Reviewed this property |
As of yesterday afternoon, Fish and Wildlife has reported dark water and odor in St. Petersburg area beaches. It changes so it will depend when you plan on visiting. It could be totally clear. The Don Cesar has a beautiful... More
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sunnycay
October 17, 2018|
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Response from Sabrina S | Reviewed this property |
FYI ... Xmas decor is going to be understated. Think lots of poinsettias... don’t think they do a tree.
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"Be sure to ask for water view. My room overlooked awful rooftops and portapotties in a construction area."
Kathleen103
2 days ago
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"4408 at the Don Cesar beach suites has a great room and two full bathrooms!"
NYJTraveler
4 days ago
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"Select gulf side room with balcony."
georgemM8193II
4 days ago
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"Get a full ocean view if available...breathtaking!"
Robjs1028
1 week ago
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PRICE RANGE
US$241 - US$550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
don cesar beach hoteldon cesar beach resortdon cesar hotel floridadon cesar floridahotel don cesar beachdon cesar resort
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaSt. Pete Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
277
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