Don Cesar

Bring your girlfriends or that special someone and relish in a little sliver of St. Pete history at The Don Cesar. Since 1928, The Don has been the epitome of old-world glamor and sophistication right in St. Pete’s backyard. Back in the day, the Don Cesar welcomed the elite such as movie stars, authors, presidents, gangsters, and more, all looking for a private, high class, sun-riddled paradise.

The Rooms

The hotel boasts 277 contemporary rooms with 36 suites, all featuring a gorgeous view of the beach. The Don offers two outdoor heated pools with a poolside concierge as well as an 11,000 sq. foot spa — Oceana. Each room is adorned with relaxing blue and sandy tones to leave a seamless transition from your room to the beaches outside. Each room has WiFi, flat screen TVs, cotton sheets, luxurious embroidered cotton robes and a luxury bath experience.

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The Beach House Suites by The Don Cesar

For one step up, check out the Beach House Suites featuring 70 suites a half mile down the beach from the “Pink Palace”. These suites are perfect for families, groups, or those interested in an extended stay. Feel at home with beautiful décor, views of tropical gardens, and of course the outdoor heated pool and Gulf of Mexico.


The Don Cesar offers countless amenities to take your stay to the next level. Enjoy all that the beach has to offer and more with water sports rentals such as Wave Runners, Kayaks, Paddle Boards, Banana Boats and more! Guests can also rent Luxury Beach Lounges, Beach Sand Chairs, Large Umbrellas, or a Deluxe Beach Cabana. The Don also boasts a children’s play area and direct beach access, as well as their heated pools and jacuzzi.

After a long beach day, walk over to Spa Oceana for a plush robe spa experience with signature treatments to calm your body, mind, and soul. Enjoy the Seaside Whisper Lounge, 16 different treatment rooms, a full selection of spa and salon services, two deluxe couples treatment rooms, whirlpools, steam rooms and a rooftop terrace overlooking the Gulf.

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Guests don’t need to leave the Don for meals as the Don offers multiple dining options for everyone. Head to Maritana Grille, Society Table, The Rowe Bar, The Lobby Bar, or the Beacon Pool Bar and Lookout for a uniquely delicious meal sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. To end the day head over to Uncle Andy’s Ice Cream Parlor for an old-timey ice cream experience featuring sundaes, shakes, banana splits, Starbucks coffee, breakfast bites, and more!

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Looking for more getaway options? Check out An Epicurean Getaway or Weekend Getaway at Little Harbor

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