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Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Stayed at the Don for 3 nights/days w/ spouse and teenage daughter. Beautiful hotel, immaculate room and facilities, outstanding staff and every amenity available. Spent two days on the beach, one at the pool, used the spa, the fitness center and ate at the sea porch cafe on site. Really am giving this 4.8 stars, would give it 5 stars...

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Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar, responded to this review

Thanks for the 4.8! We'll take it! Wish it was a 5, but we're working on that for you! I appreciate the wonderful comments you had to share about your experience with us. It sounds like you stayed quite active while you were here which is easy to do! It's great that you found our service to be the best...

Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Always a wonderful and relaxing vacation at The Don. Pool and beach are second to none and the beach water activities are a great way to start the day. Ben and Mitchell were very helpful and we had a great time paddle boarding. The food and drinks are a bit overpriced but still worth it for the experience.

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Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar, responded to this review

I'm happy to hear that you had such a great and relaxing stay! There is nothing like getting the day started than with fun water sports activities, or even yoga on the beach! It certainly sets the tone for what comes next....great food and drinks! Glad to hear Ben and Mitchell helped to make your stay more memorable and I'm...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We had such a wonderful stay! The resort is beautiful and very relaxing. The service was impeccable, the food in all outlets was extraordinary. The only complained we have was.. our stay was too short. We can't wait to go back! Kudos to all Don Cesar team!! You run a fabulous resort!!

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Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar, responded to this review

I am absolutely thrilled to hear what a wonderful stay you had with us! I'm happy that you were able to kick back and relax poolside and on our beautiful beach! I'm also glad that you were able to enjoy our delicious dining options! Thank you for your compliments about our incredible team members and the extraordinary service they deliver,...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Rianon, the spa manamger, went out of her way to make me feel welcome. She gave me a tour of the facilities, introduced me to Debbie who gave me the best facial I have ever had! This definately made my stay relaxing and wonderful! Thank you so much for the

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Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar, responded to this review

I am delighted to hear what an incredible time you had with us! I'm also happy to learn that you had the best spa experience of your life at Spa Oceana! It sounds like you truly found your bliss and enjoyed your facial! Thank you for your compliments about our fabulous team members and the excellent service they deliver! I...

Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Mitchell took good care of us with the sea kayaks. Great way to start our day at the Pink Palace. Great spot and service. Ellen gave one of the best massages ever. Awesome location. Beautiful sand beaches. Poolside and beach guest service was tremendous.

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Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar, responded to this review

I am ecstatic to hear what a wonderful stay you had with us! I'm also glad to hear that you kicked off your day with some #DonFun while enjoying our awesome water sports! I'm happy that you were able to get blissful at Spa Oceana (the masseuses up there have magical hands, don't they?!). I'm delighted that you were also...

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Well...you can drop a large amount of money while staying here and feel like you got every penny back! The staff is like having family there with you. They are precious and so pleasant to be around. From Jeff and Tim in the Maritana Grille and the wonderful chef, to Laura and Stephanie at the pool and Ernie at the...

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Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar, responded to this review

I am elated to hear what a fantastic time you had while staying with us! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed a variety of aspects of Loews Don CeSar Hotel, including delicious dining in Maritana Grille, relaxing poolside and on our beautiful beach, and live entertainment in the lobby! Thank you for your lovely compliments about our fabulous staff...

Ohio
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We had a fabulous time staying at the Don Cesar Hotel. We especially liked the complimentary use of kayaks from 8-10. Mitchell and Ben were very helpful. I took the complimentary yoga on the beach and water aerobics as well.in the mornings.

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Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar, responded to this review

I am delighted to hear what a fabulous time you had while staying with us! I'm glad that you had some #DonFun while enjoying our awesome water sports! I'm also happy to hear that you enjoyed a variety of our fun fitness classes and other activities! Thank you for your compliments about our helpful team members and the great service...

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

We just had our wedding at The Don Cesar and it was perfection! Alexandra helped us choose the most amazing locations and food. Megan (VIP Concierge) took care of anything and everything we needed. Austin and Mitch from Boucher Brothers are SPECTACULAR (and one of the reasons we are here every 6 months) and Michael kept us outfitted in nachos...

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Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar, responded to this review

I am thrilled to hear what a perfect stay you had with us! I'm even happier to hear what an incredible wedding you had and the amazing memories you made at the Pink Palace! I'm glad that you were able to relax on our beautiful beach while enjoying some delicious snacks! Thank you for your compliments about our wonderful team...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2015

A lovely and iconic p[lace to stay. True, it is not the cheapest on St Pete beach and the rooms are not massive (nor the bathrooms) BUT the Pink Palace offers glamour of a bygone age, great service and access to that talcum powder soft sand and the balmy Gulf. Poolside service is really friendly and efficient. A really memorable...

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Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar, responded to this review

Thanks for the Five Star Luxury review! I'm happy that you enjoyed the "glamour" and our friendly and efficient poolside staff! It's great to hear that they helped make your stay a memorable one. I had never heard our sand referred to as "talcum powder" like. However, I think you're right on in that description. We hope to welcome you...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 12 October 2015

When I think back on the the moments that make life worth living, my spa day at the Spa Oceana at Don CeSar Hotel stands out as one of the best. I was made to feel like a celebrity, as the aches of daily life were massaged and pampered away. Everybody needs to go here at least once, if not...

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Jeff A, Manager at The Don CeSar, responded to this review

Thank you for your "heavenly" review on Spa Oceana! I'm happy to hear that your experience was more than blissful and that you left feeling like a celebrity. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best, Jeff Abbaticchio Loews Don CeSar Hotel

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Beachcomber Bar & Grill
The Beachcomber Bar & Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • 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
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Known as Florida's "Pink Palace," the Loews Don CeSar Hotel, 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Don CeSar

Address: 3400 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Region: United States > Florida > St. Pete Beach
Price Range: €312 - €494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Don CeSar 4*
Number of rooms: 277
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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
The Don CeSar St. Pete Beach, Florida
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#1 Business 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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