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Ponce De Leon Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   95 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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Ranked #22 of 45 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for our 25th anniversary weekend. It was really different from our regular chain hotel experience. There was no parking at the hotel, but the parking garage was a block away, so that worked well. The hotel was quaint and the rooms were small, but clean. The floors were wooden which my husband loved (carpets hide more stuff),... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was coming to St. Pete for a concert, I thought I had booked that Hampton Inn right next door, when I went to check in, the hotel had informed me they were overbooked and my reservation was no where to be found. I had stayed at the Ponce once before, and asked the girl to call to see if... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a boutique hotel with the awesome location Unfortunately this hotel could be much better with a bit of upkeep It's definitely different but it just felt a little dirty and run down the best part is its location in the heart of downtown is unbeatable. There is a tapas bar at the bottom of the hotel which is... More

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

Hello, About it being Run down I would have to disagree with you, because it is old there are always things to up keep, which our Maintenance department has been working on. We thank you for selecting to stay with us and would like to take the time to re-invite you back and have a better experience with us, this... More

Springfield
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked my stay while on my layover in Chicago. I was slightly anxious based on some of the reviews. But I had an excellent one night stay at Ponce. I was greeted by the not only pretty but pleasant young lady at the front desk. She explained everything that I needed to know. Once I was settled in I... More

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

Hello Yes I like that you like boutique hotels. We are not your average Hotel , The Ponce De Leon Boutique Hotel has charm and character, Keep visiting us and you will enjoy more of its personality, like the slow elevator. Thank you for noticing our Front desk staff , we like that guests get to experience excellent customer service.... More

ft lauderdale
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

this hotel from the 1920's has been renovated and is the perfect location in st pete. Walking distance to Dali museum and central ave and waterfront. Amenities are nice and rooms really nicely renovated. Audrey and Ivanka were wonderful concierges and very accommodating and helpful. Definitely would stay again if in area

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

Hello , Yes we are a very old hotel. The ponce de Leon Hotel has and always been the Ponce De Leon Hotel since 1922, some of its past guests include Richard Nixon. Ivanna and Audrey would like to say that "we enjoyed having you here and thank you for your lovely compliment." Please whenever you are in town come... More

London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for one night and we just wanted a place next to the airport, not expensive, better with some views, and we got it! The receptionist was really nice and she welcome us in a very friendly manner. We had a room in the 6th floor so it was perfect for us! To be honest, is not the best... More

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

Hello Yes we are affordable and we are in the best location in downtown St. Petersburg Thank you for noticing our friendly front desk staff, we pride ourselves in excellent customer service. We love that you selected to stay with us and hope that whenever you come to town again , you select to stay with us. Thank you for... More

Tampa, Florida, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff courteous and professional;moved to second room because TV not working in first.2nd room telephone not working,lighting over sink vanity out(fuse)thus no hair dryer,fridge not working...@6:45 A.M. the smoke alarm kept going off till we left at 8:00. Room was clean and "cutish" but little too worn.Hallways could use some air fresheners,rooms too.Location was perfect,close to everything so you can... More

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

Hello, I am sad to know that your experience here at the Ponce de Leon Hotel was a night of re-location. Yes these maintenance issues are being resolved. It sad to know that you underwent these troubles. Kindly email me at alove@poncedeleonhotel.com I would like to further assist you in getting the best out of the Ponce de Leon Hotel.... More

Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for something different, the Ponce De Leon Hotel is the place for you! Checked in on Saturday afternoon and had one of the most enjoyable weekend getaways ever. The hotel is small and quaint. If you are looking to stay in a chain like Marriott or Hilton, this will not work for you as the Ponce... More

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

Hello Yes we are different from many hotels and thank you for noticing . Thank you for your kind review and thank you for taking the time to rate us. The front desk staff would like to also Thank you for your lovely comments and we enjoyed seeing your bright smile. We look forward to seeing you on your next... More

Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love coming back here. The Staff knows us and treat us like family. Cozy, unique and well center hotel to many excellent entertainment option close by. Great restaurants, museums, and parks. Will be back!

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

Hello Yes , we love seeing your smiling face We are happy for this great review and it is nice to know that you will be coming back. I would like to take the time to offer you a one day Free parking pass the next time you visit us. Thank you for taking the time to rate us. Best... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to this hotel. We live in Orlando and enjoy going to Ray's games and just exploring the city.Ponce De Leon Hotel is a very unique cool, historic building. The staff is friendly, rooms are clean and well kept and you can walk to the park and all the hotspots day or evening. This is a... More

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

Hello, Yes I am happy to know that you like to stay with us and we love having you here. Did you know that you can park your car at a near by parking garage and then take the Free trolley to the game. Please the next time you come see a baseball game , bring your ticket with you... More

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Address: 95 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ponce De Leon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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