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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 November 9, 2014
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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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Naples, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Spent 20 minutes driving around town on a Friday night looking for parking space. Found out there is a garage across the street with access one block away. Make sure you locate this before you go there. Hotel is older and elevator small and slow, but rooms were nice and the staff were cordial. Would stay there again now that... More 

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

Hello Yes Parking is a nightmare downtown St. Petersburg, I wish you had come/called the Front desk to get advise on the Best parking options. Know that Parking options are on our very top agenda, we are currently looking to get the best affordable options. Thank you for taking the time to rate us and Thank you for choosing to... More 

Temple Terrace, Florida, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This hotel is a small 1922 boutique hotel right off the water, a block off Bay Drive, in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg. My room was small, but clean & the bathroom was efficient with a whirlpool tub. Parking is tough in downtown St. Petersburg, the hotel offers $14 a day valet parking at a parking garage across the... More 

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

Hello Julia, Yes , we are an old Hotel with lots to offer. Thank you for noticing the cleanliness , our housekeeping staff work hard. About the Valet Parking , it was a trial run. We are looking for the best affordable options for our guests and we are working on less parking inconveniences. Friend us and like us on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Right in downtown St Pete, this hotel can't be beat. Pros- Minutes away from the dali museum and restaurants on central ave. A historic building with a lot of history. Hotel staff is friendly and very helpful. Cons- bathrooms functional but small

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

Hello cmaxy Thank you kindly for taking the time to give us a great review. We wish you all the best in your journey and hope that , whenever you are in town, choose to stay with us here at the Ponce De Leon Hotel. Best Regards Audrey Love Guest Relations More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Super friendly staff, cute, comfy rooms, great restaurant called Ceviche below with fun wait staff. Vey well-located. Possibly haunted but that just adds to the mystique (and its impressive history). Highly recommend.

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

Hello Yes the Ponce de Leon Hotel does have its charm and character , mystique is just an addition. We wanted to say , that we loved having you stay with us and you will be missed. Thank you for taking the time to review us and please whenever you are in town come stay with us. Till Then Best... More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Ponce is in a beautiful location right by the water, has a friendly staff happy to answer any questions, and a consistent cleaning crew to keep your room hospitable each day. The Ponce team was very accommodating to our organization throughout our time in St. Pete. Solid choice.

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

Hello , Yes we love our location . Thank you for noticing out friendly ,customer service oriented Front Desk staff and Housekeeping staff. We value you, the Guest and we do care. Thank you for taking the time for giving us a fabulous review. We would like to extend a hand, to re -invite you back. Please accept this 10%off... More 

Redington Shores, Florida, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

If your plan is to see a concert at Jannus or hang out in downtown St. Pete - this is your hotel. For a little over $100, you will be walking distance to the downtown scene and a block from the Saturday Morning Market. Another perk is the Ceviche Restaurant & Bar next door; great breakfast ;). The only reason... More 

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

Hello, Yes I can not stress enough about making the right choice to stay at The Ponce de Leon Boutique Hotel, especially when you are in town to have fun and you know that you will be drinking. Our doors are open 24/7, there is always someone at the front desk at all hours of the night. Please we are... More 

Sarasota, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I always stay at Ponce de Leon when I visit St. Pete. It's an historic hotel build in the 1920s. It is very charming and has the best location. You can walk to the pier, downtown, and it has the amazing restaurant, Ceviche, beneath it. Love staying here.

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

Hello, I am thrilled that you like to stay with us and in response I would like to re-invite you back , please use this 10%off towards your next stay with us. Hope to see your smiling face soon. till then, take care. Audrey Love Guest Relations Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

This is a great hotel. Don't be frightened by the parking post. There is a lot 1 block away and of its a weekend you have plenty of parking on the street. Perfect location and great 20's vintage hotel. If you've visited any major city in the USA or been to Europe you'll love this place, there's always club med... More 

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

Hello The Ponce de Leon hotel really has a charm and character of its own , and you have seen the jewel In this concrete jungle .I would like to take the time to re-invite you back to the Ponce de Leon hotel and please use this 10% off your next stay. Thank you for taking the time to rate... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This hotel was not very expensive for the location. The room we had was a spacious king with a beautiful view of the marina and the town. I would definitely request a corner room with this view as this was the best thing about the hotel. The bed was comfortable and the room was clean. The bathroom unfortunately, had old... More 

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

Hello There, Yes we have the best value for a boutique hotel situated downtown St. Petersburg. Fl. The corner room you speak of is one of our large rooms , though it may have felt like a king , it is really a Queen deluxe these rooms are well situated with wonderful views. It is true about the plumbing, but... More 

Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

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

Hello, Fun Location is the right word . We are proud that we are close to many fun venues. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us on your anniversary. Parking at the hotel is ok if one is willing to cross katty -corner from the hotel and into the parking structure. The rate has now... 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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