Downtown St. Petersburg
Art lovers rejoice! If you are planning a visit to St. Petersburg, the downtown neighborhood is the place to stay, to get your creative fix fulfilled. Explore 5 distinct arts districts; The Waterfront, which houses such heavy weights as the Dali Museum and the Chihuly Collection as well as the Museum of Fine Arts and St. Pete History Museum. Lots of galleries, dining and shopping can also be found here. Enjoy art and crafts studios, eclectic boutiques and local cuisine at the Central Arts, The Edge or the Grand Central Arts districts. Finally check out the Warehouse Arts district for large artists studios and installations. Our best St Petersburg hotel deals put you in the center of all this creativity for a song, check them out below:
The Inn on Third
Quaint and charming 20 room boutique hotel offers free continental breakfast, and holds an evening social hour with complimentary beer or wine. Free parking and free WiFi. Rooms are individually furnished and decorated and include ceiling fans as well as a/c. The St. Petersburg trolley runs outside for easy access to points of interest. Rates from $84/night. Click to find out more about the Inn On Third and to check availability.
Tons of charm at this boutique property near the waterfront in the heart of downtown St. Pete. Modern amenities meet a historic ambiance at this restored 1921 Mediterranean Revival style building. Many rooms still have claw foot bathtubs. Within walking distance to museums, shops and restaurants. Free continental breakfast and free internet in the rooms. Free beach access and parking at their sister hotel, The Barefoot Beach. Rates from $89/night. Click to find out more and book a room at the Cordova Inn.
Hollander Boutique Hotel
Half a mile from the Museum of Fine Arts and close to all the fun stuff downtown St. Petersburg has to offer. It is only one block from the trolley that loops around downtown. Rooms have complimentary WiFi or wired internet and 32 inch flat screen TV’s and also small fridges and microwaves. The hotel has a coffee shop, bar and restaurant as well as a spa and an outdoor pool. Rates from $99/night. Click for more info, availability or to book a room.
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St. Pete Beach
Recently voted #1 beach in the US by Tripadvisor, St. Pete Beach offers visitors lots of activities, be they water based or geared for landlubbers. Shopping along historic Corey ave, surfing at Upham Park beach, enjoying casual or fine dining…the list goes on. Accommodations here include several deluxe resorts like the legendary Don CeSar, also know as the “Pink Palace”, but there are also many excellent and reasonably priced choices. We give you a few options below, check them out:
Postcard Inn on the Beach
Billed as a casual retro beach shack by Conde Nast Traveler, this eclectic beach front property has a creative and fun vibe. 196 Individually furnished rooms, some with direct ocean views. Get breakfast lunch or dinner at the onsite restaurant; the PCI Bar & Grill. Enjoy a swim in their lovely pool (with tiki bar), play a game of ping pong or relax with a book in the loungy lobby area. Free WiFi in rooms, fitness facilities, private beach. Rate from $99/night. Click for more info and to check availability at the Postcard Inn.
Beachcomber Beach Resort
102 Guestrooms on a private beach. Two heated outdoor pools, two restaurants, two bars, daily live entertainment and no resort fees await at this comfortable resort with lush gardens and terraces. Rooms have microwave, fridge and coffee/tea maker. Business center, fitness facilities, laundry room and picnic areas. Nightly rates from $97. Click to check on availability and to book a room.
Tiny and charming 12 room property is only 200 feet from the sands of Pass-A-Grille-Beach. Small pool in the outdoor patio, where you will also find the free wireless hot spot. All rooms have fully equipped kitchens with fridges, stove tops, microwaves and coffee makers. Free bicycles for guests to explore the area. Nightly rates from $99. Find out more about the Coconut Inn and check on availability.
Three mile stretch of clean white sands perfect for strolling along, enjoying the sunset or looking for shells. This beach is not too crowded but yet offers plenty of beach based activities such as parasailing and jet skiing. You can enjoy volleyball, live music, a bite to eat and sunset happy hours at local beach bistros or simply relax on a the sand all day. Find out where to stay, for less with our recommendations below:
A home away from home awaits you at the Crystal Palms where gorgeous decor, bright and clean 1,2 or 3 bedroom condos with comfortable furnishings, modern bathrooms and large fully equipped kitchens make your stay truly relaxing. Enjoy the pool and hot tub downstairs or walk to the beach which is located right across the street. If you don;t want to hassle with a car there is an airport shuttle service. Free WiFI and free parking, laundry facilities and 24 hour front desk service. Rates from $105/night. Click to check availability and to find out more about the Crystal Palms.
Treasure Island Ocean Club
Beachfront motel style property with outdoor pool and pool bar. Some rooms have microwaves and fridges. Free WiFi and free parking. Laundry facilities, picnic area and barbecue grills. Limited front desk hours. Located less than a mile from John’s Pass Village and Dolphin Marine rentals. Nightly rates from $67. Click to check availability and for more info.
Great laid back destination with a focus on deep sea fishing, where visitors can choose from a multitude of day charter fishing trips. Lots of other water and land based activities for the whole family can be found here as well and for shopping and dining there is John’s Pass Fishing Village and the boardwalk.
Bright and airy condo style rooms right on Madeira Beach. All rooms have a view of either the pool area or the ocean and have fully equipped kitchens, separate seating areas with a sofa bed and balconies. Free WiFI and free parking. laundry facilities, library and barbecue grills are available to make your stay more enjoyable. Located less than half a mile from several attractions such as John’s Pass and the boardwalk. Nightly rates from $99. Click for more info and to book a room.
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