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“Wonderful Experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown

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Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown
Ranked #2 of 42 Hotels in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence
Tampa
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121 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We enjoyed our experience at the downtown Hampton Inn. We parked our car on Friday afternoon and picked it up on Sunday. There was lots to do with no driving involved. We went to the Saturday Morning Market (about 300 yards from the hotel), the Dali Museum (about 800 yards away), and the sites on Central Ave. The location was perfect!! The service was excellent and the staff was very friendly. The breakfast was the standard Hampton Inn menu but acceptable. Only wish they had bacon instead of the sliced sausage. Thanks again for a great weekend.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank bb-starr
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kjohansson, General Manager at Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown, responded to this review, March 14, 2013
Thank you for the positive review. We do have the best location in downtown St. Petersburg and many of our guests do not need their vehicles once they arrive. Also, we do have bacon on the breakfast menu, but we rotate offerings. Thanks again.
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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

This was a surprisingly nice hotel with a great location. It was clean and up to date and the free breakfast was a plus. There was free wireless, although at times it was a bit slow. Overall I would stay there again since I got a reduced rate for business.

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kjohansson, General Manager at Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown, responded to this review, March 14, 2013
Thank you for reviewing our property and mentioning many of the extra value items you receive for free at the Hampton. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Great location to everything downtown St. Pete has to offer. A nice alternative if you have a meeting at the Vinoy. It's about a 3-block walk that is pleasant through the park or along the waterfront. Close restaurants and bars on every adjacent block. Parking is easy. A great place as well if you fly in to Albert Whitted since you can walk to/from the airport as well.

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Thank Heliport
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kjohansson, General Manager at Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown, responded to this review, March 13, 2013
You mentioned two subjects that we do not talk about often. We are a great alternative to the Vinoy if you are not needing the full service 5 star experience (or price!). And, for guests who own a small plane, we are very convenient to Albert Whitted airfield. Thanks for bringing up these topics, we do appreciate your feedback.
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

My sister-in-law booked a room at the Downtown Hampton Inn & Suites for me and a friend, making our first visit to St. Petersburg. We LOVED everything about it. The room was very clean and comfortable, overlooking the 2nd floor pool, the complimentary breakfast was great (Judy had a fresh waffle for the first time in years), and the hotel staff were all marvelous. The location was perfect for walking to the many surrounding restaurants and museums, the Pier, and the waterfront parks. We would love to return some day, and will definitely tell friends & family back in Grand Rapids, MI about this great little hotel.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
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kjohansson, General Manager at Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown, responded to this review, March 13, 2013
We are very happy to have played a role in your positive impression of downtown St Petersburg. We love the downtown area with all of its various offerings. Our job is to help you enjoy your visit by providing a clean, comfortable location to return after a busy day of exploring. Thank you
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights. The staff originally put us in the wrong room, but they were very helpful to get it fixed. The rooms are nice, the staff is very helpful and we really enjoyed the free beverages and food that are provided from 5 - 7 p.m.
If I was being critical, the only negative thing about the stay was the front desk never answered the phone. I called downstairs a couple of times for valet and to ask a question. The phone rang so many times, I finally just went downstairs.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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kjohansson, General Manager at Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown, responded to this review, March 13, 2013
Thank you for the positive review of our property. I apologize for the telephone not being answered in a timely manner. I will review our front desk scheduling to get this corrected. Thanks again.
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St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

I had to make last minute reservations. I got in late but the staff was really accommodating. The location was very accessible to so many of the downtown venues. The breakfast was really good and the afternoon snacks were nice to have after a long days work. Although I was on business I would definitely stay at this location for vacation.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
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Thank KGadvice
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kjohansson, General Manager at Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown, responded to this review, March 6, 2013
As oppossed to the last reviewer, this is a first review. To have perhaps made such an impression that someone was motivated to write their first review is also exciting and rewarding. Thank you for taking the time to share.
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

As a Hilton honors member, I stay at a wide range of properties throughout the continental US. This hotel exceeded all expectations---I'd like to commend the staff for being so professional, courteous and helpful. At one point, even the manager came by and asked if he could help me w/trolley service downtown. I was staying in a very heavily booked period and initially could not get a second night's stay. The front desk individual (wish I knew her name) worked so hard to get me the one room that came available.....I was ecstatic as I didn't have to leave and find another property to stay at. And....the 2nd room was an upgrade!

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Thank Proseco
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kjohansson, General Manager at Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown, responded to this review, March 5, 2013
To receive this type of recognition from a traveler with 99 reviews in 47 different cities is truly exciting and rewarding. Thank you for taking the time to commend our management and staff for their hard work and effort.
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Property: Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown
Address: 80 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3914
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Location: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in St. Petersburg
#2 Family Hotel in St. Petersburg
#3 Business Hotel in St. Petersburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn and Suites St. Petersburg Downtown 2.5*
Number of rooms: 91
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