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The Birchwood

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   340 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (Formerly Grayl's Hotel)
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Ranked #15 of 45 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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Topsham, Maine
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My mother and I had lunch at the sidewalk cafe portion of The Birchwood with a great view of the Christmas decorations in Straub Park. I had steak tacos, which were deliciously spiced and garnished. She had a salad with figs and squash dressed with just the right flavors! We shared and both loved both dishes. The evening before my... More 

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Harbor Springs, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Last weekend, 7 friends and I convened in St. Petersburg to celebrate our 60th birthdays. We stayed at the Birchwood and it was a wonderful experience. Location, staff (we even had a favorite bartender.)food and ambience were outstanding. The location made enjoying St. Petersburg by foot easy. Views from the Canopy were gorgeous and we really enjoyed breakfast and dinner... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My husband and I just returned from a two night stay at The Birchwood, we thoroughly enjoyed the weekend. The hotel feels brand new from top to bottom. The staff was extremely nice and accommodating. It is definitely a place for adults, the room was beautifully furnished, the bed was extremely comfortable, and the bathroom delightful. The food at the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

if you are thinking of having an event here - don't. Beautiful hotel and location but the service is horrendous. The staff here need a serious reminder of what their job description is. It is not worth the price you have to pay, just go somewhere else.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I chose my title carefully. When I first entered my room, it was cozy and warm. The large four poster bed looked so "comfy", as did the easy chair and ottoman. The Bathroom was an experience in itself. The stall rain shower could hold 6 people, (if you had six dirty people to clean!), and the Victorian tub was elegant.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stayed at the Birchwood for 4 nights last November and it was lovely - we arrived late afternoon and were greeted by a bright bubbly lady who checked us in and walked us up to our room and explained the ins and outs of the hotel. The room we had was spacious, we found out on the last day... More 

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St. Petersburg, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

classy place; very crowded for a Thursday evening. Service was not as efficient as it could have been. We waited a long time to order, and when drinks were delivered, no napkin was offered, so condensation fell all over my clothes. Not too swift!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We stayed at The Birchwood for the first time this weekend and had such a great time. We loved the friendly customer service and beautiful rooms. The halls even smelled amazing every time you walked through to the elevator. After walking to the many places downtown you can get to on foot, we ended up at the roof top bar... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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78 reviews 78 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This place is great! It's got a great atmosphere and they have good food selections. Check out the rooftop deck! You get great views of the water and a great place to hang out. Try to go at sunset! Please note: it does get quite busy. Try to go early if you have the time.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed two nights this past weekend at the Birchwood. Beautifully furnished clean new and with a location that can't be beat. The rooms are huge and the bathroom included a large tub and walk in rain shower. The restaurant and the rooftop bar The Canopy are wonderful as well

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Address: 340 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (Formerly Grayl's Hotel)
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Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Birchwood 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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