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Grand Plaza Beachfront Resort Hotel & Conference Center
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   5250 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706   |  
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Ranked #11 of 32 Hotels in St. Pete Beach
Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Heavenly Comfort”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

So when you go to the Grand Plaza, you notice it is an older hotel. It seems a bit rickety, but once you step inside of the lobby you first see a beautiful baby grand piano, tile floors, and a friendly staff to your right. They always make you feel welcomed. The rooms have tiled floors, which I love since it does not have a musty hotel smell. When you walk in the room it smells clean, fresh, welcoming, crisp, and cool. The beds are large and comfortable, giving you a really good nights sleep. Even though you may notice cracks since this is an older hotel, it is still clean and fresh and any sort of issues you could have with the hotel are unnoticeable since you are able to just fully relax. I have stayed at several hotels much pricier than this one on St. Pete Beach and I have to say this is and always will be my favorite beach spot! This is because The Grand Plaza just has a relaxing non judgmental feel to it, I never feel anxious about how I look, feel, etc... I am absolutely comfortable in my own skin. My only regret is that I just wish I could get better room deals around spring/summer since I love it here so much!

Room Tip: Some of the rooms have a very limited balcony view if you get a room with a cityscape view. You stil...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sterling, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This is a great place to stay. All ages. The staff everywhere was very helpful. The front desk especially. All the help at Bongos. We especially appreciated Thomas at Bongos and Rob who were very helpful. The food was excellent. We had more dinners looking at the sunset on the beach which you can't do just anywhere! Great place to break up the winter since we came from Massachusetts.

Room Tip: We had room 603 which had a very good view.
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ruskin, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Me and my wife had a great weekend at the grand plaza for her birthday weekend the staff was awesome, the food service was good and the room was very clean. Can wait to go back. also the staff at Bongo was awesome and so was the entertainment.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We stayed at this hotel while visiting St Petersburg. Although the hotel was older, it had been sufficiently updated. It was clean and the staff was helpful.

Our room was on the sixth floor and on the side of the building with a good view of the beach.

The hotel was located at a nice spot on the beach and had a large heated pool.

We would definitely stay at this hotel again.

Room Tip: Rooms on the front of the hotel do NOT have an ocean view.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Milton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

Clean hotel, looks like the employees care,t hey always greeted you and smiled. Good restaurant on top and great views from most rooms. Though somewhat dated it serves it's purpose well... Wifi was somewhat wonky, TVs weren't showing a great picture by today's standards but who cares about stuff like that... Lots of places to eat in very close proximity and beach access, liquor store across the street, smallish bathrooms...would stay again for sure

Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
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DeBary, Florida
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We stayed here while our daughter stayed at another hotel on the beach. We enjoyed the stay from the time we checked in till the time we checked out.The room was the cleanest we have had in any hotel.the staff was friendly from the front desk,housekeeper,maintenance men and restaurant staff. We had meals at spinners and the palm room and the food was excellent and reasonably priced.we will be back any time we are on the west coast of Florida and look forward to another trip to St. Pete Beach.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We stayed here while visiting family and the only thing that could have been improved was the weather! Cold and rainy every day so we did not get to enjoy the pool or beach. But we took advantage of eating at Spinners, Bongos and the Palm room for breakfast and all three were fabulous!
We can recommend the Roasted Haddock and Rib Eye at Spinners and our wait staff Brad and Zoe were top notch! We enjoyed the music at Bongos and we were grateful for the extra heaters! We loved the tuna Tatar ! The breakfast buffet is excellent and it's $10!
Rooms are nicely updated for an older hotel and all the staff is friendly and most helpful. The only thing I wondered about were the tiny pillows?

Room Tip: We asked for a nice room when we arrived and we could see the gulf from our balcony! Thanks Michelle...
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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 5250 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
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Location: United States > Florida > St. Pete Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in St. Pete Beach
#5 Business Hotel in St. Pete Beach
#6 Romantic Hotel in St. Pete Beach
#10 Family Hotel in St. Pete Beach
#10 On the Beach Hotel in St. Pete Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Plaza Beachfront Resort Hotel & Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 152
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Grand Plaza Beachfront Resort Hotel is located directly on the beach and Gulf of Mexico. The Resort features a wide selection of luxurious guestrooms with furnished private balconies and all the best full service resort amenities for the leisure or business travelers. No hidden resort fees. At NO further charge you get FREE use of Fitness Center, FREE Unlimited Wireless Internet Access with your own computer, FREE Electronic Safe in your room, FREE Parking, FREE Coffee & Tea 24 Hours a Day, FREE Local Phone Calls. Featuring 3 Restaurants - Spinners Rooftop Revolving Bistro & Lounge, Bongos Beach Bar & Grill, and the Palm Room Restaurant. 2 Lounges, Heated Swimming Pool. ... more   less 
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