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    The Don CeSar

    3400 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-4015
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    Overview

    • Excellent57%
    • Very good22%
    • Average9%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Wifi
    Pool
    Beachfront
    Restaurant
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    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Spa
    4 Star Hotel
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    TradeWinds Island Grand Resort
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    Reviewed 27 December 2015

    This is the "Pink Castle" on St. Pete Beach. Great service and great rooms. It is pricey but it is definitely worth it. The food and atmosphere is outstanding. The views are amazing and the grounds are immaculate. The staff is very attentive and accommodating....More

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    Response from Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar

    Thanks for the great comments! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our Pink Castle, and that you found the food outstanding and grounds immaculate! We hope to have the privilege to welcome you back in the future. Best, Jeff Abbaticchio Loews...More

    Reviewed 26 December 2015

    We went to the pool bar and spent over $100.00 on food and drinks. I was shocked when I saw $26.00 on the parking ticket. The manager, Megan, had no sympathy. My friends drove a separate car, so we spent $52.00 for parking. I should...More

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    Response from Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar

    I'm sorry that your experience with us was not a positive one and appreciate your feedback. We do value our local guests and hope that you'll come back and visit. Regards, Jeff Abbaticchio Loews Don CeSar Hotel

    Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

    Once again the staff and facilities at the Don Cesar have been perfect!! The elegant touches plus great service and outstanding food make for a very relaxing Christmas vacation. Special thanks to the Camp Cesar staff who my girls just adore and love!More

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    Response from Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar

    I'm happy to see that your visit with us over Christmas helped make for a relaxing and perfect holiday vacation. Thanks for the shout out to our team at Camp CeSar. They worked diligently to make Christmas extra special, and I'll be sure to let...More

    Reviewed 23 December 2015

    spend a wonderful 3 days with my wife during a company conference. the place is amazing. rooms are very nice and the food offered is of high standard. the beach and the pool are just outside and you can enjoy them too.More

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    Response from Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar

    I am overjoyed to hear what an incredible stay you had with us! I'm pleased that you enjoyed your comfortable accommodations as well as the delicious food! I'm also glad that you were able take a break from business to kick back and relax poolside...More

    Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

    As a St. Pete Beach local, this is my favorite place in the Bay Area to visit. We make it a point to bring the family out for a night at least once a year. They have the best, groomed sugar sand beaches in the...More

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    Response from Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar

    I am elated to learn of your true enjoyment and appreciation of our iconic Pink Palace and all that we have to offer, including our pristine, sugar sand beaches and our awesome pool bar! I'm also glad that you were enjoy a blissful day at...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$290 - US$569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Business Hotel in St. Pete Beach
    • #3 Spa Hotel in St. Pete Beach
    • #3 Green Hotel in St. Pete Beach
    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in St. Pete Beach
    • #6 Family Hotel in St. Pete Beach
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in St. Pete Beach
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Patti M
    How much is a day pass for the Don Cesar?
    26 March 2017|
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    Response from JCP240 | Reviewed this property |
    The beach has a private company that rents out beach chairs beds and umbrellas. They range from $15-$125 The half day rates start around 3PM spa day pass is $30
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    Aandreauf
    Do they serve you on the beach and how much is chair rentals?
    7 March 2017|
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    Response from chriw | Reviewed this property |
    They do have food and soda service on the beach. They are not allowed to serve alcohol on the beach . You can however go get it from the pool bar and bring back to your chair. We rented two lounge chairs for $20-$25 one day... More
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    LesSouthampton
    I would like to book a suite for June 2017. Pleas can you tell me who now owns and operates the Don? I have stayed here many times and I am concerned that standards might slip now it's not a Loews hotel? I cannot find a website to book direct online?
    27 February 2017|
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    Response from malbuff | Reviewed this property |
    We booked thru Captain Obvious, and it's still available there. Direct, I am not sure, it's not on the Davidson site yet. The switch from Loews to Davidson is very recent. We didn't notice any decline in standards. Time will... More
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    Room Tips
    "Stay away from north gulf side of hotel"
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    "I had a main floor room with windows facing North and West."
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    "the beach views are really worth the extra price either get ocean front or for less expensive do the city..."
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    "No need to pay extra for gul front room. All rooms are about the same. No great room view. Rooms are small..."
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