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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 #22 of 43 Hotels in St. Petersburg
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3 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Location was great. A great historic hotel. Room small but very adequate. However, bed, pillows and linens left alot to be desired. Air conditioning system VERY noisy. Had great restaurant. Good price and great food. Wouldn't stay again because of bed and air sysyem

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel seemed great in photos, very deceiving. My boyfriend and I booked a room for the weekend and was excited for our stay. Once we got up to our room it was a nightmare. The room was extremely small, the bathroom had mold on the shower curtain and the bath mat was black from other peoples dirt. The shower... More 

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Rochester, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You won’t believe what this hotel did to my family on our vacation. We had three nights reserved at the Ponce de Leon Hotel more than a month before our arrival, made through Expedia. We had email confirmation from the hotel one month before our anticipated arrival, and again one day before check-in. There was nothing to suggest this was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Snarky Management. Cancelled my reservation. Stated hey tried to call me to confirm my reservation. No such call. What happened is they filed the hotel and were not courteous enough to honor reservations which were late arrivals contrary to policy issued. Don't expect customer care- many excuses. Sent my concerns to Chamber of Commerce. Thank God for the Vinoy. Very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the unique decor on this hotel. It has great location near to museums, other attractions, marina-bay, restaurants, and shopping. Staff is always friendly and helpful. We always come back for the Indy Racing, and stay here. We greatly recommend this hotel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a great location and I love the reception area interior. The room was ok, a little in need of TLC scuffed and marked. The cleaning was minimal, appeared to be not much more than making the bed! I was very disappointed, having read the previous reviews, with customer service. Apart from Audrey who I met on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a room for the Grand Prix months in advance and guaranteed it with a credit card. However upon arrival I was told the hotel was oversold and there were no rooms, so I would have to stay at one of their sister properties. Of course I was upset, because I chose this hotel due to the proximity to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the location for walking to parks, shops, restaurants and museums. The shower was wonderful compared to other hotels I stayed in the Tampa Bay area. I really enjoy these older updated hotels and the price seemed fair. Much better than newer but outdated hotels in the airport area.

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

Dear Guest, I enjoyed reading your review. It seems , you know and appreciate historic hotels. Thank you. Most have great stories. Thank you for you kind review and we hope to see you soon. Till then Best regards Audrey Love Guest Relations Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came into town during the St. Pete Grand Prix, so we weren't thinking much for rooms would be available, especially something to accommodate 3 of us. The location of the Ponce De Leon made it our first choice. It is literally right in the center of everything & they have an great attached restaurant bar called Ceviche. Instead of... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your kind review. We love that you like our location, please , whenever you are in the area, make your +reservation with us. Thank you kindly Best Regards Audrey Love Guest Relations More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very fair value. Perfect location. Modern room. Amazing water pressure in shower. Good bed. What more can you ask for. On a side note, parking can be stressful for some who are used to private lots. You have to either street park or in the public garage, but when I was there the public garage had plenty of empty spots... More 

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

Dear Guest, downtown parking can be a hassle. The Parking we like to recommend is , the south core public parking structure , that is kitty corner to the hotel. Here you can find $3-$6 parking for a 24 hour period. Depending on your length of stay, you can purchase a parking pass from the Front desk. This type of... More 

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