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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 #27 of 46 hotels in St. Petersburg
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    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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Lacombe, Louisiana
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked a suite through Booking.com that was supposed to have 2 queen beds and a sleeper sofa. There was no sleeper sofa when we arrived. The lady at the front desk said that Booking.com had the description of their other queen suite, but that it was already occupied. She indicated they had to honor what the website described to... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My stay was awful. Everyone on my hallway was blacked out drunk and we even had a girl banging on our door between 3-5 am because she thought it was her room. She then proceeded to have a conversation w someone on the hallway until sunrise. We called the front desk and they did nothing to relieve the situation. If... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Small room, very musty smelling, all guests woke up with severe allergies due to old a/c unit. Very unhealthy air quality. Would not stay here again. Rooms also not sound proof, very thin walls. Location is good if looking to head to a baseball game or experience the downtown night life.

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Atlanta, Georgia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really liked the hotel, the room and service but the hair in the sheets and torn sheets just completely through me off... The area is nice, lots of nightlife. The restaurant is nice downstairs and have shows but please stop calling something flamenco if it's not. This is embarrassing to call girls twirling to the the gypsy kings and... More

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Clearwater, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This boutique Hotel is quaint and very well kept for a vintage style look and feel adjacent to Ceviche (one of the best restaurants in the area). Furnishings are up to date keeping a nice balance between nostalgia and modernism. We noticed some remnants of termites in the 3rd Floor vintage water fountain which is attached to the wall right... More

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New Port Richey, Florida
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is old and the stairwell has a musty smell, but this is a good value for a one night stay,the furnishings are modern, the cleanliness could be a little better for sure, but if you aren't a picky pincher you will enjoy your stay. The location is very convenient for walking to local parks and restaurants and this... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honestly, we were super happy that we only stayed here one night. The room overall was not bad, relatively speaking. There was a very small and creaky bed, not too comfortable. We wanted to watch the world cup and the tv was not working. I had to keep calling the downstairs for them to check on it and in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stay at Ponce de Leon Hotel for my husband and I was truly wonderful. Let me start by saying, the customer service/front desk staff was prompt and they made sure our stay was an overly pleasant experience. The hotel was centrally located, had amazing views, and the room had historical mystique! My husband I and will definitely return in... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I stayed at this location for 2 nights. We booked a two bedroom, 2 bath room. We arrived to find that one bathroom only had a sink and toilet . We were three people. The phone did not work and the a/c didn't work properly. They did move us to another room and we were told that every room is... More

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

Dear jng8: I would first like to thank you for taking the time in submitting your review to Tripadvisor, describing the unpleasant circumstances that you encountered during your stay at The Ponce De Leon Boutique Hotel; your candor is greatly appreciated. However, I am quite disappointed to know that we did not meet your expectations. Please accept my sincere apologies.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

We stayed after going to a rays game and love the area and had a blast. However, upon getting back, there are no designated parking spots for the hotel. We drove for almost an hour and finally found a spot nearly a mile away. Elevator was the slowest I've ever seen. The room was obviously not cleaned and the AC... More

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

Dear Stevodod: I would like to thank you for taking the time to review The Ponce De Leon Boutique Hotel, please know your comments are valued! In regards to the A/C and the cleanliness of your room, please know that we take this type of situation quite seriously. Our Front Desk staff has been trained to respond to these types... 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*
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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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