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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 #26 of 47 hotels in St. Petersburg
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Rating summary
  • 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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Woking, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is interesting to see such varied reviews of this hotel. But I can sort of see why. I will be objective and hopefully helpful. I will finish with the parking debate at the end. Location is always going to be dependent upon what you are looking for. If you want to visit Downtown St Pete and be near more... More

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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Ponce De Leon for two nights while we were attending a wedding. The hotel had a dirty odor to it. The sheets did not fit the bed. I kept getting up in the night to pull the sheet back over the bed so I wasn't sleeping on the matress. And no one came to... More

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Venice, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to St Petersburg many times, but had never stayed the night there until the past weekend. The Ponce De Leon Hotel was a great pick for our stay. Beautiful Historic Hotel, Perfect location on Central Ave. Within walking distance to Tropicana Field and all the Bars and Restaurants along Central. We will be planning another stay soon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ponce de Leon has funky decorating--bright and cheerful. Room was comfortable, bath was small but nicely decorated. Location was great--close to marina, museums, restaurants, etc. Got a great deal through Priceline. Parking was convenient. Coffee was great, lobby welcoming. I'd go again...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here many times and it is a great location and the rooms are clean and in good repair. Great for a quick business trip free wireless internet. Many good restaurants a short walk away. I have found it is better to call than to book online if you have any special requests.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parking is definitely a problem. There is a tiny space for loading/unloading and someone had parked there when we were trying to check out. Registration and loading zone are not marked. Front desk gave ambiguous choices of where to park. We used the parking garage and were told the cost might be $5, $6, $12 or maybe free. We were... More

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Sunrise, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No previous notification we would have to park our cars across the street and you have to go around the block to enter. The clerk said the car would not be charge anything extra but there was an extra charge. False advertisement. And the web site doesn't give much to go on viewing it from a cell phone.

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Hornchurch
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Wife and I stayed for one night as a 'mid way' point after spending the day at Anna Maria Island and then going on to Busch Gardens the next day. The building has obviously been refurbished but still retains the character of the original. Our room was modern and clean, the bed very comfortable and the shower room more... More

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Viera, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I loved staying here. The room was small but in a charming way, it's an old building. It is in perfect walking distance to all of the restaurants, shops , museums and pier, and is connected to a wonderful restaurant! Cute updates to a historical building. The price was great! I would stay here again in a... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here because it is across the street from the St. Pete Yacht Club. But so is the Hampton Inn & Suites (I didn't know that). I've stayed at "boutique" hotels, and many are quite charming. Not quite so here. A little charming, but not quite there yet. First interesting thing is that on 6th floor... More

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Additional Information about Ponce De Leon Hotel

Address: 95 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #26 of 47 hotels in St. Petersburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ponce De Leon Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built in 1922, The Ponce de León Hotel is a Spanish Mission Revival building of great historic interest. Located at 95 Central Avenue and Beach Drive, one might notice that this hotel is only one block away from Saint Petersburg’s beautiful and vibrant waterfront and in the heart of downtown. The Ponce de León Hotel is at doorstep to the most popular restaurants, museums and music venues in the city. Some of which include; the Salvador Dali Museum, Janus Live, the Mahaffey Theater, Tropicana Field, Vinoy Park, and much, much more!Boasting 74 modern rooms, and home of one of the city’s most popular and award winning restaurants, Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant. You can unwind with a drink or dine at the hotel bar & restaurant while you enjoy nightly live entertainment. They make their dishes with locally sourced ingredients for the freshest and finest taste. From the moment you walk into the hotel you will be impressed by the style, décor and air of calm professionalism. Ponce de León Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of St. Petersburg’s most popular recreational and business districts, offering convenience, effortless style, and affordability to leisure and corporate travelers. The Ponce de León Hotel combines impeccable service and comfortable accommodation with spectacular views of the waterfront and downtown St. Petersburg. Be delighted by incomparable value harmonized with everyday amenities, service, plus all the attention you expect from a boutique hotel. ... more   less 
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