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Ponce De Leon Hotel

3.0 of 5
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95 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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Ranked #20 of 42 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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75 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a safe, walkable location to see all that St. Petersburg offers, this is an excellent value. Yes, it is older, but the rooms have been creatively redecorated. Staff was all outstanding, especially Marco. Requests for more towels, hangers were promptly filled. Some rooms have views and may be quieter than others. Room was clean. Only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the location of the hotel, as it was right at the end of Central avenue. It was nessled between Vinoy Park and the city strip of bars and restaurants. Rooms were clean and charming with 1930's decor and modern ammenities. The customer service was on point, too. Mr. Bernini, at the front desk, was very helpful and incredibly... More 

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting one for me. The hotel is above the cafe and restaurant Civiche. It has 4 floors of rooms and is located just 1 block off Beach Rd. The front desk staff is very friendly and accommodating to your requests. I truly believe they would have done anything we asked if it was with-in their power to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First and foremost, the location of the Ponce de Leon is great if you are interested in the museums, waterfront and restaurants. We parked our car and walked for most of our visit. The hotel has a lot of charm, our Queen room was not large, but adequate. Our bathroom was quite small, but not a problem. It is an... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a sense of being in the past walking in this very unique hotel. Beds are #1 in my book and they were very comfortable. Staff very friendly and accommodating with all our needs. Will be coming back in the area and will be definitely be staying there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You feel like you are in a different country with the small details of the room and lobby, staff were super friendly and great place to eat at Ceviche attached. The hotel was clean, free wifi, television and views of downtown St. Petersburg..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what a great stay here,marco is one of the best i have ever met in the hotel biz.he made it such a nice stay.i will be back and you should try this warm and inviting place.close to lots of things to see and visit. great places to eat from a hot dog to a great seafood dinner.just ask marco and... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what can I say? Another great hotel. The people were so helpful and friendly. The elevator is small and takes forever but I got my exercise in by using the stairs. Short walk to Mahaffey Theater and great little shops and restaurants all around. I'd give it 5 stars if they had a parking garage. I parked at a meter... More 

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PonceDeLeonHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Ponce De Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. I delighted that you came to stay with us and I am glad that you are impressed with our excellent customer service. Please do know that you have parking options. Option #1: Parking on Central Avenue, and any street SOUTH of Central is free after 6PM Mon-Friday. (Meters are not enforced, and... More 

Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Ponce de Leon sits a top Ceviche's Tapas Bar. Although we have been to Ceviches many times at this and other locations in the Tampa/St Pete area, we were both disappointed with tapas we ordered. We asked for hot tapas and they all were room temperature. Yuck! Very first time in years that we have ever been disappointed. We... More 

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PonceDeLeonHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Ponce De Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, The Ponce De Leon Hotel is well situated in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg , Florida. You are right we are in walking distance to many Restaurants, bars and museums. The ceviche restaurant is well known , and on a regular basis their food and service has always been Five stars. I do think, that it may... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed on July 2nd. The lobby smelled like shellfish in the evening and in the morning and so did the elevators. When we checked into our room it was so hot that it was almost intolerable, I mean we are in florida and the mgmt should have at least had a fan going in the room. The room was very... More 

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PonceDeLeonHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Ponce De Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest , It is disappointing to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. To help clarify your description of the Ponce de Leon Hotel, we are adjacent to Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant , their kitchen is right behind the wall at the Front desk. The Seafood aroma does travel into the hotel lobby. About your... More 

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