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The Don Cesar, a Loews Hotel - St. Pete Beach, Florida

The Don Cesar, a Loews Hotel
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ROOMS & SUITES: 277 Rooms & Suites


Rising from sugar-white sands of St. Pete Beach above the azure-blue Gulf of Mexico, this pink palace is a world of supreme luxury, grand tradition and landmark charm, with awe-inspiring views and Spa Oceana to invigorate your soul.


Highlights include:

277 guest rooms and suites, some with private terraces and panoramic ocean views
2 beachfront pools
Full-service spa and 24-hour fitness center
Self or valet parking:
Self parking is $10 a day, Monday to Thursday & $15 a day, Friday to Sunday
Valet parking is $13 a day, Monday to Thursday & $18 a day, Friday to Sunday
* Rates subject to change without prior notice. Hotel guests: Resort Fee covers parking; Spa Guests: Free Parking
Concierge service
Garden-level shops and salon
22,000 square feet of function space, all with water views and maximum capacity of 650
2 ballrooms, including the bi-level Grand Ballroom and the King Charles Ballroom
24-hour in-room dining
Shoppes at the Don: Located on the Garden Level, these specialty shops provide our guests and locals alike with everything from aspirin, sun screen and magazines to the latest designer swim wear, resort clothing and quality fine jewelry.

ACCOLADES & ARTICLES

Expedia Insiders' Select-one of the world's top 1% of hotels
Best of the South Award-Meeting South magazine
Dupont Registry "The Best Place to Watch a Sunset" Best of Tampa Bay/Best
Beach Cocktail
Elite Meetings International - Excellence in hpsitality, F&B, service and
amenities for meeting and incentive travel.
AAA Four Diamond Award (28 consecutive years)
Travel & Leisure - One of the 500 Best Hotels in the World
Southern Living - Favorite Beach Resort Hotel (voted by the readers for the
Reader's Choice Awards)
Meetings & Conventions - Gold Key Award
Loews Hotels - "Hotel of the Year"
The Knot - Best of Weddings
Successful Meetings - Pinnacle Award
Five Star Alliance - World's Best Luxury Hotel
Gourmet Magazine - Exceptional Restaurants of Florida
Medical Meetings - Merit & Distinction Award
Meetings South - Best Concierge in the South
Fodor's Choice - Top award-winning establishment distinction

TRIP TYPE

Romantic Getaway
Wedding
Family Vacation
Business Meeting
Pet Friendly

WOW FACTORS

The 11,000-square-foot Spa Oceana
St. Pete's phenomenal sunsets
Named #1 Beach in the USA by "Dr. Beach" in 2005 and 2008

ACCOMMODATIONS

A maximum of 2 children under 18 years of age sharing a room with parents stay free when using existing bedding, rollaway beds and cribs are available; Offers Children and Teen etiquitte classes, and a Kid's summer camp.

AMENITIES & SERVICES

24-hour ACCESS business center, the 'Star Service Hotline' which finds and lends guests micellaneous items they may need (from cufflinks to power adapters), 24 hour shoe shine service, twice daily maid service.

Concierge service, 22,000 square feet of function space (all with water views and maximum capacity of 650), 2 ballrooms (including the bi-level Grand Ballroom).

LEISURE

2 beachfront pools
Full service spa
Water Sports rental
24-hour fitness center
Shops and salon
Children and teen etiquitte classes and a kid's summer camp.
Lobby Lounge - a quiet, elegant setting overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, featuring live entertainment and cocktails.

EXPLORE

White sand beaches surrounding the hotel, Busch Gardens, Cypress Gardens, the Florida Aquarium, dolphin spotting cruises on the Gulf, St. Petersburg Pier, the Salvador Dali Museum, a Tampa Bay Buccaneer's game, MLB spring training, and day trips to Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Studios Florida

AIRPORT DISTANCE

30 minutes

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