The Loews Don CeSar Hotel

| St. Pete Beach, FL, United States
 

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Overview

Known as the "Pink Palace" for its distinct color and magnificent architecture, The Loews Don CeSar was named the Best Historic Hotel of America for 2015. This world-class hotel with charming history was built in 1928 and is designed to provide both comfort and value. Discover a luxurious paradise at Loews Don CeSar Hotel, St Pete Beach’s only Four-Diamond hotel, a repeat winner for over 30 years. Located directly on award-winning powder white sand beach, this iconic resort offers barefoot elegance for families, honeymooners and everyone who wishes to spend their vacations being treated like royalty.

Find Your Bliss in the 11,000-square-foot Spa Oceana or indulge in award-winning cuisine at The Maritana Grille. Send the kids to Camp CeSar where they can explore and flourish through exciting and educational activities. Rejuvenate with some beach yoga or simply breathe in the refreshing ocean air and get pampered at the two crystal-clear, heated, beachfront pools. With its multi-million renovation, the legendary Pink Palace offers a lengthy list of wonderful amenities to help you create your own personalized retreat.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • The Loews Don CeSar Hotel
  • 3400 Gulf Boulevard
  • St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
  • United States

Location Summary
Featured in the Guinness Book of Records for the most consecutive days of sunshine (768), St. Petersburg/Clearwater has an annual average temperature of 73 degrees and boasts 361 days of sunshine each year. Don CeSar Beach Resort is located directly on St Pete Beach. It is a 10-15 minutes away from downtown St Petersburg and the Dali Museum. Tampa is approximately 30 minutes away and Orlando is about one hour away.

Directions to Hotel
Directions From Orlando - Take I-4 West to 275 South, going through Tampa, heading across the Howard Frankland Bridge towards St. Petersburg. Continue south on I-275, approximately 20 miles to exit 17, marked Pinellas Bayway/St. Pete Beach. You are now heading west. You will pass Eckerd College on the left, and proceed through a toll booth. This will take you over a series of 3 bridges. You will see the Don CeSar (The Pink Castle) straight ahead of you. The main entrance to the resort is your last left, one block before the traffic signal for Gulf Boulevard. For valet parking and the bellstaff, proceed up the ramp. Self-parking is available on the left side as you turn into the parking lot.

Directions From Tampa International Airport - The Don CeSar Beach Resort is located 30 minutes from the Tampa International Airport. Follow the airport exit to I-275 South, heading across the Howard Frankland Bridge toward St. Petersburg. Continuing South on I-275, approximately 20 miles, to exit #17 (old exit #4) marked Pinellas Bayway/St. Pete Beach. You will now be heading west. You will pass Eckerd College on the left, and proceed through a toll booth. This will take you over a series of 3 bridges. You will see the Don CeSar (The Pink Castle) straight ahead of you. The main entrance to the resort is your last left, one block before the traffic signal for Gulf Boulevard. For valet parking and the bellstaff, proceed up the ramp. Self-parking is available on the left side as you turn into the parking lot.

Directions From The Sarasota Area - Take I-75 North to I-275 North and cross the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to Exit # 17 marked Pinellas Bayway/St. Pete Beach. This exit is the one which departs off to the left. At the light at the end of the exit ramp, turn left. You will pass Eckerd College on the left, and proceed through the toll booth. This will take you over a series of 3 bridges. You will see the Don CeSar (The pink castle) straight ahead of you. The main entrance sign is on the left hand side of the road, one block before the traffic signal for Gulf Boulevard.

Highlights & Reviews

Awards
Travel And Leisure Award
Disabled Access
ADA compliant rooms available.
Child Programs
Camp CeSar for kids ages 4-12 offering great activities such as scavenger hunts and dive-in movies.
Pets Allowed
The hotel offers avarierty of pet amenities, a pet food menu, as well as pet massages.
Pool Outdoor
Two Outdoor pools available with Jacuzzi.
Spa Facility
Spa Oceana and Roof Top Garden offer a breathtaking view of the Gulf.
Beach
Seven-and-one-half miles of powdery shores for strolling, shelling or sunning. Or, skim the Gulf on waverunners, catamarans, kayaks, paddle cats, aqua bikes or get a gull's-eye view by parasail. Seaside landlubbers pass the time with horseshoes and volleyball, or just unwind in the shade of colorful cabanas. Daily sailing and waverunning clinics available.
Boating
Kayak, paddle boards, are windsurfing are available.
Tennis Courts Nearby
Hotel guests can use the Har-true courts located nearby, transportation is provided
Volleyball
Beach volleyball available daily
Recommended Rooms
Penthouse Suite - Two bedroom suite with an over-sized veranda overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.


Guest Review Highlights

TrustScore
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Couple

62% (743)

Family

37% (443)

Solo

1% (12)

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Amenities

Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Ballooning Hot Air
    - Beach
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Dining
    - Gliding
    - Golfing
    - Jet Skiing
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Scuba Diving
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Volleyball
    - Water Skiing
    - Windsurfing

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The Loews Don CeSar Hotel
St. Pete Beach, FL, United States