Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club

Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club

Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club
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Resort golf course features 18 holes stretched over 6,267 yards at par 72.
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  • Mich72Florida
    Orlando, Florida8 contributions
    Awesome!!!
    I went to the Vinoy for an all girls weekend with my 2 best friends. The rooms were flawless. The staff incredible, And the view breathtaking. Fred's restraunt which is in the hotel and only open for hotel guests was YUMMY!! Be sure and ask for Jason(the best waiter ever). The spa was just fantastic and the pool was beautiful. I will go back again. Have fun and enjoy!!!
    Written August 14, 2003
  • bobbodine
    Panama City, Florida23 contributions
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    One of the best experiences I have ever had at a golf course. The course is challenging but not extremely difficult The staff and service are some of the best. The price, $50 if you stay at the hotel, was very reasonable. The hotel shuttle will take you and pick you up.
    We are flattered to receive such a raving review about your experience at our golf course in September. Thank you for taking the time to share, and please know that we will be sure to share with our golf staff. They will be happy to know that we exceeded your expectations. We hope to welcome you back again on your next stay with us.
    Written October 2, 2019
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Written September 4, 2019
  • Egalitarian49
    Fond du Lac, Wisconsin18 contributions
    Exemplary Service
    I can still recall the first time the I stayed at the Vinoy - over 20 years ago: The service was "over the top". Fortunately, this standard has not changed over the years. During my stay, last week, I was impressed by the attentiveness of every one on the staff I encountered. Oh, and the property is very well appointed, too! Certainly, I'll be staying at the Vinoy my next visit to St. Pete.
    We love our valued, repeat customers. Thank you for your loyalty over the years. It was a pleasure to know that we have kept our customer service up-to-par and "over the top". Such a nice compliment. We will look forward to welcoming you back again and again. Thanks for sharing your positive experience.
    Written September 14, 2016
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Traveled on business
    Written June 18, 2016
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Georgia Trekker
Pine Mountain, GA20 contributions
Mar 2022 • Friends
Ate outdoors on the veranda. Food all over under tables… Really?? Thought we were at McDonalds! Service was fine. Servers took no initiative to clean the place up. Very sad—it was like they kicked the food under the tables which accomplished nothing as the French fries were just mushed under our feet! Good menu.
Written April 2, 2022
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Sylvio Campos
Miami, FL67 contributions
Jun 2021
This is the second time I stay in this hotel and nothing seems to have changed.
The conditions of the room are terrible with torn curtains, rusty doors and hairs in the bathroom sink.
I left the car at Valet Parking and returned me with the open sunroof and all my personnel things turned on the glove compartment.
I have never received any special treatment for being a special elite member of the Marriott Network.

Terrible hotel away from deserving the name Renaissance.
Written June 8, 2021
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Barbara V
Sugar Land, TX69 contributions
Apr 2013 • Couples
We are not golfers, but If you are staying at the hotel, their shuttle can take you to the Golf Club for lunch or dinner at the restaurant overlooking the course. Even though the Thursday night prime rib special was just average, Michael Gordon the Clubhouse Restaurant Supervisor made us feel very special when he personally drove us back to the hotel with a huge chocolate chip cookie for my husband and me.
Written April 28, 2013
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kidflemingo
Spartanburg, SC799 contributions
Mar 2019 • Business
I have played here several times over the years and it never disappoints. The staff does and amazing job of taking care of the course.

The course can be hard but that is what makes it sooooo much fun. The greens were in great shape and the fairways were nice and lush. I forgot how nice it can be to play golf in FLA in the winter. I see why people move here.

I cant wait to play it again.
Written March 19, 2019
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Thanks for taking the time to share your review about your golfing experience here. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to you returning as a resort guest to play the golf course.
Written April 9, 2019
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momssherlock1974
Ann Arbor, MI13 contributions
Apr 2017 • Business
Beautiful rooms, friendly staff, outdoor areas, pool, lobby, and conference rooms are awesome. Beds are huge and comfy. Our room was in the historic side of the hotel and we loved it. Would definitely recommend to others. The meals prepared for the conference were delicious. The bartender at Alfresco, Monica, was friendly and very kind. Highly recommend the frozen drinks from Alfresco-they were delicious.
Written April 6, 2017
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KristynS
Parrish, FL106 contributions
Jun 2016
We don't live far, but needed a weekend getaway after a stress filled week and chose The Vinoy because it is a Marriott property, was close to the downtown restaurant area and was a full service resort. It is a beautiful property, laid out nicely, and did have really good service at the front desk. Room was nice, but not a great view. It was great being able to walk downtown and choose between a bunch of restaurants and then come back to the hotel and have a nightcap out front. We will definitely come back, but the breakfast was the only downfall. First, you couldn't have mimosas due to St Pete rules about no alcohol Sunday am, buffet was $45 or so a person (I am tiny and eat clean, so makes NO sense for me), it was difficult getting seated and a waitress treated us like we were not going to sit down because we had no reservation. It's a huge room and was empty. Not a good experience for Platinum Elite member. But, we will come again, just know to eat breakfast off property.
Written July 18, 2016
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Thanks for choosing The Vinoy to take a "staycation". It was a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay overall including the beauty of our resort, the good service at the front desk, the nice room and the prime location of our resort. As you mentioned, we are right in the middle of everything from museums, to beautiful walking/running paths with incredible scenery, restaurants, boutique shops, breweries, etc. And within the resort are amenities that are worth checking out including tennis, golfing a mile away at our golf course, the Vinoy Salon and Day Spa for your pampering, and a variety of restaurants and bars to enjoy. While I can assure you that your breakfast experience was an isolated one, I do apologize that we let you down. I have shared with our team to keep our focus on great customer service at all times. I would encourage you to return again to experience the true Vinoy hospitality. Feel free to reach out to me directly. Thank you again for your feedback.
Written September 14, 2016
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Christine F
Chicago, IL427 contributions
Apr 2015
We may have caught the resort on an off day, as a large convention appeared to be ending. We had stayed at the Vinoy a few years ago and were not thrilled, but the building is so lovely and the location is so good, we decided to give it another shot. This time, however, the service was really terrible, especially at this price point in St. Petersburg ($500+ per night for a superior room). When we arrived no one offered to help with our luggage though my husband has a disability; despite calling ahead to tell the hotel we had to dress for an event and needed the room by 4 pm, it wasn't ready; we sat in the crowded, noisy, hot lobby with our luggage waiting for almost an hour; finally the clerk referred me to the health club to dress (a long walk, not private, still no help with luggage). The room was okay and fairly large but design was very standardized and a bit shabby in places--more like a 3 star convention hotel than a resort. My recommendation would be to come here for breakfast or a drink (the food wasn't fabulous either and we thought over-priced for the quality) and walk around to see the grounds and history, but stay somewhere else.
Written January 5, 2016
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On behalf of our team here at The Vinoy, I appreciate your time in sharing your feedback. It is a shame that you didn't experience the true Vinoy hospitality that we are known for, however, any and all feedback that we receive is very important to us. We certainly take each comment seriously and use it as a tool to focus where we may need to. Please accept my apology, but because I know we are better than what you described, I would encourage you to return. It sounds like Murphy's Law was in play here for you. Our goal is to take care of our guests, and I hope you will allow us to show you why we receive so many compliments. It would be great to have the opportunity to regain your confidence. Feel free to reach out to me if I can be of assistance. Thank you again.
Written January 7, 2016
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Janet C
Mount Dora, FL23 contributions
May 2015 • Friends
The early 20th century hotel was nice to visit, but I wished they had not "updated" it and tried to give it a modern twist. Why in the world would one want to change something beautiful and historic? Preservation is key. They did have a nice Chihuly art piece prominently displayed at the front lobby. But, I think they could have done that but left more of the original items intact. Or made replicas of the originals if it was necessary.
Written June 1, 2015
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Thanks for joining us at The Vinoy Renaissance Resort and Golf Club. We certainly appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We like to call ourselves "historically hip" with a true passion and respect for our legendary history and an excitement looking forward. Our design blends the past with the future. While we certainly appreciate your opinion, we have also had many guests and locals who absolutely love to be here and "take it all in". We have guests who stop in daily to venture throughout the resort to enjoy the scenery including the Chihuly Chandelier in our Grand Ballroom and the beautiful Dale Chihuly artwork pieces in our lobby. We are so proud of our history and all that it means to us here - the Grande Dame lives on. I encourage you to please come and visit us again soon. Perhaps another look will change your mind. :)
Written June 3, 2015
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ched47
Brooklin, Canada12 contributions
Jan 2015 • Family
I played several rounds at the club and loved every minute. The course is fantastic,challenging and beautifully maintained. The staff were incredible from the time that you entered the grounds until you left! they took care of everything that you needed and ensured maximum enjoyment of your golf experience here. Even the clothing was priced reasonably so you could easily purchase an article to remind you of your golf experience at the Vinoy Golf Club. I would absolutely recommend any golfer visiting the area play a round at this club!
Written February 21, 2015
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Jo Maine
Searsmont, ME115 contributions
Jan 2015 • Friends
The Vinoy is a classic hotel. The setting and grounds are beautiful. Very nice pool and great proximity to events in Vinoy Park. Our room was very comfortable and well appointed. We surely will be back in the future
Written January 22, 2015
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