This clean hotel has a sports bar/restaurant in the front with a tiki bar in the back. The food was decent and the staff was friendly. The tiki bar which is close to the beach has a full bar and features live entertainment on most nights. Trust me, you'll never have to leave the property to party till the wee hours.
On the bad side is what was said above. The partiers leave the tiki bar around 3 a.m. and aren't the most quiet. So, if you like to go to sleep before midnight, I would recommend going somewhere else. Would also not recommend for families with small kids. The pool is right next to the tiki bar and some of their patrons flow onto the pool deck.
If however, you are into partying at tiki bars and staying out late then you'll love it. The hotel rooms were clean and the beds comfortable. Each room comes with a balcony or patio so you can smoke..
Thank you for sharing your experience. We do have a beautiful pool area and beach bar that our guests are encouraged to enjoy. I am surprised to know that the beach bar was open until 3am as it normally closes around 1am. The surrounding bars do stay open until about 3am, thus the reason for our security. Thank you for the information. I will be sure to look into this as I do host many families and want everyone to have a good visit.
This was our second time staying here ... The staff is super friendly and accommodating. Special thanks to Karen at the front desk and Allie at the restaurant ... So nice!
Great location, great restaurant - we'll be back!
I am glad that you enjoyed your visit at Howard Johnson St. Pete Beach and found the staff to be friendly. I will happy to share your kind words with Karen and Allie. They are both very valuable members of our staff. I hope that we see you again in the near future.
This is a great hotel for price. Can't complain as it was very clean and staff were great. The location is wonderful. Right on the beach. The on site restaurant Toasted Monkey was wonderful. Great menu choices, great prices and huge portions. Gotta try the chicken wings and pizza. The hotel rooms are worn out. New beds are great but rest is old. We did enjoy our time there. Pool area is great and newly updated. Overall for the money we paid cannot complain. Would go back.
I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel clean and the staff friendly at Howard Johnson St. Pete Beach. We are an older hotel and we work very hard to maintain it. We do have plans in the near future to begin some updating. l hope that we see you again in the near future.