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Reviewed October 29, 2016

Came to visit St. Pete. I have been trying to book a room at the Ponce De Leon Hotel forever due to the fabulous reviews I get back from friends and family who come stay here a few times every single year. I finally was able to get a reservation. So glad I did. I too will be coming back... More 

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Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I think it was a Nice hotel, in an absolutely aweaome location. The room had very cold a.c. The bed was a little uncomfortable but overall was well worth it for the price. I will definitely stay there again mostly because it's super close to all the desirable bars and night life

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Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We were impressed upon entering the lobby. The staff is friendly and so very helpful. Parking was a bit of a challenge. Although they have parking by the entrance, it's short term. There is a parking garage across the street, but with the surrounding construction, it can be tricky to get in to. The room is small but stylish. Looks... More 

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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Came to Tampa to just visit for the weekend. Picked this hotel because it had a good price and location, but it's so much more than that. Very eccentric, very hip, and very historic. We like staying in boutique hotels and this one didn't disappoint. However I will say it is a bit noisy, you can hear people in the... 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 positive review! The Ponce de Leon team is thrilled to hear you were able to experience the charm the City of Saint Petersburg and our hotel has to offer. Your feedback is valuable to us and will help us ensure guest satisfaction. We... More 

Rutland, Vermont
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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay here. Not sure what everyone is talking about with the air conditioner but our room was freezing. Which I loved. The decor is a little shabby, but it adds to the charm in my opinion. Staff was friendly and helpful. Definitely will stay again.

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

We certainly appreciate such a wonderful review! Your feedback is valuable to us and we're happy to hear that you enjoyed the charm the Ponce De Leon has to offer. Please come again soon, we will be looking forward to you stay! More 

Plantation, Florida
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

This place is old and outdated. Staff unfriendly and unwilling to help. Air units don't work in all rooms, no AC in lobby/halls, etc. place is dirty and falling apart. Smells musty and like mildew. Rooms are small and cramped. My sheets were dirty upon arrival before I used them, staff didn't swap out our towels between days. History of... 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 important to us and we are very sadden to hear that your stay was not up to expectations. Our team always strive to do their best to ensure that the guest will have an enjoyable stay. Your concerns will... More 

Ormond Beach, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed September 19, 2016

This hotel is in a great location. However, the hotel is quite old looking inside (not in a good way). Only has 1 elevator that took forever to come. The stairway was hot and funky smelling. There's only street parking or garage a block away. The shower had a sign that said it may take a few minutes for water... 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 important to us and we are very sadden to hear that your stay was not up to expectations. Our team always strive to do their best to ensure that the guest satisfaction. Your concerns will help us to better... More 

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

A wonderful and charming hotel with fantastic location. Large great rooms, with small bathrooms which needed upgrading. We had some problems when we arrived, but the staff was very nice and we just had to wait a short moment at then it was fixed:-) If I return to St. Pete I will happily stay here again.

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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 positive review! The Ponce de Leon team is thrilled to hear you were able to experience the charm the the City of Saint Petersburg and our hotel has to offer. Your feedback is valuable to us and will help us ensure guest satisfaction.... More 

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Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I randomly found this hitel as my boyfriend and wanted to go to the Salvador dali museum last year. Ever since that trip we have been back to the Ponce De Leon hotel. Not only is the service and people nice and informative. The resturant next door called Civeche is amazing!! Also you are one block from the best bars... More 

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

We certainly appreciate such a wonderful review!! Your feedback is valuable to us and we're happy to hear that your stay was excellent. Please come again soon and thank you for choosing the Ponce De Leon! More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Reviewed September 15, 2016

I Booked a room online two months in advance. I Called a week before to confirm Sandra at the font desk says "you're all set." my brother and I get there no room for us. I had to sleep in the broom closet. they charged me $137 dollars to sleep in a closet. DO NOT STAY HERE. locks on doors... 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
Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $103 - $145 (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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“Ask for a corner room, they are bigger and have better views.”
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“Any area of the Hotel you are in HEAVEN.”
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“We were on the third floor and didn't have an issue”
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