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Ponce De Leon Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Solingen, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wonderful tiny hotel is located in Downtown St. Petersburg only a few steps away from the Yachtport. It's been a pleasure for uns to stay there. In you stay there you had to visit the Tapas Restaurant which is in the same building.

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West Bend, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an older hotel,very clean but super small rooms. Bathroom was tiny with toilet across from the shower and the sink outside the room. It was clean and fine for the one night. Great location across the street from the Farmers Market and close to water.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (my husband, our 26 year old son, and I) spent the night in St. Petersburg last week when visiting from west coast Canada. The staff was very friendly, and the hotel was, as described, a boutique hotel. It has a great location, but if you are used to newer places, this might not suit you. Older hotels are noisier...

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Fort Myers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love love love this hotel. Prob the most accommodating hotel I have stayed.... ever!!! This is my go to hotel in Downtown St Pete. It is in the perfect location- walking distance to everything. The people that work there are so friendly and make it a point to go out of their way to make your day.. I really...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently went to St. Petersburg for a business trip and decided to stay at the Ponce De Leon Hotel as I saw it advertised. It positions itself as a boutique hotel in the center of the city. I will say that location is the best part of a visit. You are right downtown with easy access to the hip...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Boutique hotel is not third world hotel. The hotel was musty, bathroom was filthy, and the AC didn't work. There are truly no words to convey my disappointment and dissatisfaction with their staff. The gentleman greeted me with food in his hand and speaking to another staff member as if we were not there. Again....... Not happy

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pros: Great location, across from the yacht harbor and marina park. Great place for a seaside promenade walk. Easy one block walk to nice restaurant scene. Plenty eating places around, no need to drive anywhere. Barely 2 blocks to the "sundial" center with upscale shopping. We felt safe walking in the evening after dinner. This hotel is located next door...

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Ireland
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I guess that their definition of "boutique " is "dirty cramped rooms". As others have mentioned, the only positive for this hotel was location. With the construction ongoing and blocking convenient access to Central Ave, that is no longer a positive. Their website was deceiving - rooms do not look a new nice as they appear on the site. Also,...

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Jamison, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 March 2017

great location, but that all that is good about this hotel. Everything is so old and very used: drapes are not opening,windows have a broken handles, nothing works in the bathroom! very old bad, mattress, pillows, blankets, etc. its feels like a school camping! Terrible overall, I will never stay there again!

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Seaford, New York
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The only positive comment is location. Website is very deceiving as rooms do not look as shown...very outdated and shabby.. Hotel needs a total make over.. Mattresses and pillows are horrible. Bathroom is so tiny with no vanity (not woman friendly) Hair dryer did not work and their so called "amenities" were so lame. For the price, I wasn't expecting...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1922, The Ponce de León Hotel is a Spanish Mission Revival building of great historic interest. Located at 95 Central Avenue and Beach Drive, one might notice that this hotel is only one block away from Saint Petersburg’s beautiful and vibrant waterfront and in the heart of downtown. The Ponce de León Hotel is at doorstep to the most popular restaurants, museums and music venues in the city. Some of which include; the Salvador Dali Museum, Janus Live, the Mahaffey Theater, Tropicana Field, Vinoy Park, and much, much more!Boasting 74 modern rooms, and home of one of the city’s most popular and award winning restaurants, Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant. You can unwind with a drink or dine at the hotel bar & restaurant while you enjoy nightly live entertainment. They make their dishes with locally sourced ingredients for the freshest and finest taste. From the moment you walk into the hotel you will be impressed by the style, décor and air of calm professionalism. Ponce de León Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of St. Petersburg’s most popular recreational and business districts, offering convenience, effortless style, and affordability to leisure and corporate travelers. The Ponce de León Hotel combines impeccable service and comfortable accommodation with spectacular views of the waterfront and downtown St. Petersburg. Be delighted by incomparable value harmonized with everyday amenities, service, plus all the attention you expect from a boutique hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ponce De Leon Hotel

Address: 95 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3930
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $154 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ponce De Leon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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Ponce De Leon Hotel St. Petersburg, Florida
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#9 Business Hotel in St. Petersburg
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“do not stay here you will be very dissapointed”
birdg2017, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay anywhere else.”
gesivad, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room on East side, away from the construction.”
georgekJ9928RK, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our street view room did not escape the street traffic noise. Not sure how the side or back rooms might be.”
230bmc, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Do not believe hotel wesites”
lindabA5029SQ, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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