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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 #21 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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Billings, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ponce De Leon Hotel is located within walking distance to many great downtown attractions and restaurants, including the Tapas restaurant attached to the hotel, Ceviche. Great atmosphere, European feel. The rooms are small and the elevator is slow, which are small issues for the price and location. The staff was friendly and helpful, and the room was clean. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had to share this terrible experience with everyone. When we first arrived, our air conditioning unit was making very loud noises. Maintenance had to come and do repairs. I sat on the bed enjoying the pillows when I discovered a decorative pillow had a hole that was held together with a safety pin and our sleeping pillow had brown... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My mother and I stayed here for one night during the Sunshine Blues Festival in January 2015. Checking-in was a bit confusing as the designated parking garage was not "across the street" as I was told over the phone, but two blocks away. We could not check-in early, which was fine, since the front desk is manned 24 hours a... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room smelled musty/moldy, mattress was lumpy, décor was tacky 1960's mismatched furniture /red velour; we were on top floor and noise from bar next door (booming bass until after midnight) was extremely loud equaled zero sleep.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A renovated 1922 hotel located on Beach Drive, downtown.The rooms are clean, comfortable and tiny. Some face the waterfront. Price per night with a discount,plus tax was $134! The staff is not literate in English.I asked three times for a specific room and was assured that room was available. It was not. The associated restaurant, Cerviche Tapas Bar, was closed... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the city is cool. Hotel is clean. The atmosphere is very good. The service is cool. Near the cool visiting place. The nearby place is St.Petersburg Pier, Beach , and central park, Duke energy museum.Hilton hotel .

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ponce De Leon is a great choice for a budget hotel in Saint Petersburg, Florida. The location is perfect on the corner of the most desired streets of Beach and Central. All the shops, museums, restaurants are at your doorstep with the added bonus of being directly across from a park, and the waterfront. The hotel is clean, and... More 

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

Thank you kindly for taking the time to rate us. About our hotel ,we are updating the rooms and the hotel , but just like any construction everything takes time. We are happy that you did enjoy your stay and we would like for you to choose to stay with us again. Once again Thank you Audrey Love Guest Relations... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ponce is an excellent hotel with professional staff who cater to your every need. The only downside is the unusually high price tag. Staying in the hotel at half price during a season-low period was still fairly expensive. I would still recommend this to anyone looking for a different type of hotel experience.

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

Yes , we do pride ourseleves in excellent customer service, and we thank you for noticing. About our prices , compared to other Three star hotels in the area , we are by far the most resonable. And this year if you are looking to make a reservation with us , check out our website, we currently have specials. Thank... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just stayed here for a weekend to see the downtown and Dali museum and it was perfect! When we asked for a room with a view when we checked in we got the BEST one -- top floor, big windows looking out on the harbor. Super comfortable bed, good shower, old-timey style, classy little hotel with a GREAT Tapas... More 

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

Good to hear that you had a wonderful stay, Thank you kindly for taking the time to rate us. We truly do appreciate you kind words and we thank you for choosing to stay with us. Please , if you are ever coming into the area , reserve your room directly stay with us and if you have any preferences... More 

Seminole, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After spending New Years 2014 at the Hotel decided to spend New years 2015. Made reservation in Aug. for two specific rooms for their location for fireworks. After being confirm for the 2 particular rooms the day of check-in. Arrive at hotel was given one room and not the other. I was told someone gave away my room to someone... More 

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

OH no , It is sad to know that you too expeirienced a unexpected second room cancellation. This leaves me to believe that there is a glitch in our system. I sincerly apologize for this , and i will reach out to our tech to fix this issue. About the room with the hot water , i am guessing you... More 

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Address: 95 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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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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