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Bradenton, Florida
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I only stayed here one night with a friend. We had a 2 bed room, but the 2 beds were 2 separate rooms with their own bathroom. Defenitly and old property but clean with charm. I didn't spend much time on the property as we were out downtown the whole time. I would stay here again for sure.

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PonceDeLeonHotel, Front Desk at Ponce De Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a positive review. We're glad you were able to experience the charm the Ponce de Leon and the City of Saint Petersburg has to offer. We are looking forward to you staying with us again! More 

Weeki Wachee, Florida
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location was perfect! I felt so safe. The room was spotless. The only thing I wished for was better lighting in the room. I ended up waking up in the morning and stumbled upon an amazing market right downstairs. It had such a classic apeal to me and I would definitely stay here again

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PonceDeLeonHotel, Front Desk at Ponce De Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a positive review! We think the charm of the Ponce de Leon is wonderful and we're glad your experience with us was the same. Please come again soon! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I needed a room close to my friends house and didn't want to spend much for just one night. It's a very old hotel but the room was updated ok. If you are of the younger crowd, it's very convenient to the night life & has a slight ocean view. It was a nice walk to the little park area... More 

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PonceDeLeonHotel, Front Desk at Ponce De Leon Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the staff and management, thank you for taking the time to write us a nice review. We are glad that your stay with us was pleasant. Our team strives to always improve guest satisfaction to ensure each stay is excellent. Please come again soon so we can prove to you that we're more than okay. More 

Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Website had amazing looking pictures. As I walked in it wasn't as pleasant as i thought it would be. Front desk girl must have been having a bad day. I asked for a room with two double beds and was told it would be extra 65 dollar per night. I said ok, do you have cribs for a child, they... More 

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PonceDeLeonHotel, Front Desk at Ponce De Leon Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the staff and management, we apologize that your experienced with us was unpleasant. We value your feedback and it will help us improve guest satisfaction. Please be rest assured that our team has taken actions to always make sure the hotel is pristine and pleasant. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

For this to be such a historic buliding it should have had so much more characteristics of being so. The pillows had a stange smell as well as the sleeping blanket. We used the extra ones provided in the closet instead. The women at front desk were all wonderfully helpful and friendly. Overall, there was nothing spectacular or memorable about... More 

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PonceDeLeonHotel, Front Desk at Ponce De Leon Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the staff and management, thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Your feedback is useful in helping us improve our hotel for all future guests. It is very unfortunate that your experience with us was only okay. Our team always strive to improve guest satisfaction and want everyone who stays with us to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Adjacent to the Al Lang stadium for the Rowdies games, the Ponce De Leon is a comfortable and quaint hotel. Not plush but for downtown St Pete a perfectly located hotel for all the restaurants and bars on Beach Drive. A few maintenance issues with our room well taken care of. Would return for sure

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PonceDeLeonHotel, Front Desk at Ponce De Leon Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a positive review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the charm that the Ponce de Leon has to offer. At all times, our team strive to improve guest satisfaction and always try to take care of any issues quickly. We are looking forward your future stays! More 

Miami, Florida
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55 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a convention at the Hilton down the street. Pros: 1) Quaint and quiet. 2) Family owned feel. 3) The decor in the rooms were really nice. Cons: 1) Terrible parking situation. You either have to park at the meters or at a parking garage across the street ($10 per day). 2) Business area was mostly broken, couldnt... More 

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PonceDeLeonHotel, Front Desk at Ponce De Leon Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the staff and management, thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We certainly appreciate the positive rating and comment. However, we apologize for any problems that occurred during your stay. Your feedback is very important to us and it will help us improve our guest's satisfactions. We can assure you that our team... More 

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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel needs some attention to detail there's mismatched paint, its on the throw pillows, the furniture is chipped up. Rooms are very musty smelling. When you check in there's a sign with parking information that states you can park in the garage across from hotel for $6-8 for the day. But when you check out of garage it's actually... More 

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PonceDeLeonHotel, Front Desk at Ponce De Leon Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the staff and management, we want to thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We value you feedback and it will help us better the quality of stay for future guests. It saddens us that your experience with us was not well, but be rest assured our team is doing everything we can... More 

Lake Norman, North Carolina
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32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice older Hotel located in a prime location. If you like new, neat, modern and in perfect condition then you will really dislike this Hotel. If you like quaint hotels with character and can handle an imperfect world, then you may very well enjoy this Hotel. Our room had an abundance of problems,(and I mean an abundance) however the view... More 

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PonceDeLeonHotel, Front Desk at Ponce De Leon Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the staff and management, we want to thank you for your positive comment. We are glad to hear that you enjoy the charm that the Ponce de Leon and the City of Saint Petersburg has to offer. However, we apologize for any inconveniences or problems that occur with the room. Here at the Ponce, we value your... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend had booked our room 2 weeks in advanced, the day after booking she realized she made a mistake and booked Thurs through Sat, and not Friday through Sun. We immediately called to speak with a Manager and arranged to have the date's changed to Friday through Sunday. We arrived that Friday with NO reservation, worst of all was... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Ponce De Leon Hotel

Address: 95 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3930
Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $81 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ponce De Leon Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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#9 Business Hotel in St. Petersburg
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