The Don CeSar

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3400 Gulf Boulevard St. Pete Beach, FL 33706




The Don CeSar Recent Awards • The Don CeSar was named the best historic hotel in Florida by Southern Living in their 2023 South’s Best Awards. • The Don CeSar won Best Wedding Venue & Best Hotel in the Best of St. Pete / Clearwater 2023 Awards. • The Don CeSar won the Silver Badge on U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels. • The Don CeSar was voted as the #1 in Best St. Pete Hotels on U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels. • The Don CeSar was selected as the only AAA Four Diamond Hotel in St. Pete Beach • The Don CeSar was listed on TravelAwaits' Best of Travel Awards as one of the Top 14 Luxury Hotels in the United States • The Don CeSar was included in Historic Hotels of America Top 25 Historic Hotels of America in Film & Television History • National Register for Historic Places since 1974

Venue Highlights

3D Event Space

Cvent Photo-realistic 3D Event Spaces give planners the ability to realize their vision down to the finest detail.


Room features and guest services

  • Calls (local)
  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (ocean or water)
  • Voicemail box


  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite gift shop
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Pet friendly
  • Rental car service
  • Space (outdoor)
  • Space (private)
  • Space (semi-private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference
  • VIP services

AV capabilities

  • AV equipment
  • High speed internet
  • Onsite AV staff

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa or salon
  • Water sports
  • Whirlpool

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi


  • Dance floor
  • Portable heaters
  • Staging area

Getting Here

From Tampa International Airport 4100 George J Bean Pkwy, Tampa, FL 33607 Start out going north on George J Bean Pkwy toward Ground Transportation. Then 1.85 miles Merge onto I-275 S toward St Petersburg. Then 21.82 miles Merge onto FL-682 W via EXIT 17 toward St Pete Bch (Portions toll). Then 4.35 miles Turn left onto Casablanca Ave. (Casablanca Ave is just past E Maritana Dr.) Turn right into our parking lot. For valet, continue up the ramp.


  • Paid parking$28.00 / day
  • Valet parking$38.00 / day
  • Bus parking

Distance from airport

  • 25 mi. from venue

The Don CeSar Meeting Space

Total meeting space30,942 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms19
Largest room5,671 sq. ft.
Second largest room3,450 sq. ft.
Space (Private)22,000 sq. ft.
Space (Semi-private)4,000 sq. ft.
Space (Outdoor)16,000 sq. ft.

Guest Rooms

Total guest rooms277
Single (1 bed)142
Double (2 beds)124
Tax rate7%
Occupancy rate6%

Local Attractions

Dell Holmes Park

11 minutes away
Large recreational site includes a driving range, a lake with boating & fishing & kids' play areas.
2741 22nd St S,
St Petersburg, FL, US 33712

Jungle Prada Site

19 minutes away
To preserve, protect, maintain and enhance the city's parklands and recreational facilities and engage people in leisure activities that contribute to their quality of life.
Park St. N & Elbow Lane N
St Petersburg, FL, US 33710

Maximo Park

10 minutes away
Native indians first lived in this area and portions of their villages remain. Throughout the park you will find educational signage, where you can learn more about Maximo Park's history and archaeology. Some of these signs feature paintings, by local artist Hermann Trappman, depicting the natural history of the area.
34th St & Pinellas Point Dr. S
St Petersburg, FL, US 33711

Adventure Island Water Park

49 minutes away
Adventure Island is a water park located northeast of Tampa, Florida across the street from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. The park features 30 acres of water rides, dining, and other attractions.
10001 N Malcolm McKinley D
Tampa, FL, US 33612

Jannus Live

15 minutes away
Jannus Live is an outdoor music venue in St. Petersburg, Florida. Located in the Downtown St. Petersburg Historic District, the courtyard venue has hosted numerous concerts for local and mainstream artists.
200 1st Ave N
St Petersburg, FL, US 33701

Florida Holocaust Museum

13 minutes away
The Florida Holocaust Museum is a Holocaust museum located at 55 Fifth Street South in St. Petersburg, Florida. Formerly known as the Holocaust Center, the museum officially changed to its current name in 1999.
55 5th St S, St.
St Petersburg, FL, US 33701

Great Explorations Children's Museum

16 minutes away
Great Explorations Children's Museum is a children's museum, program center, and pre-school in St Petersburg, Florida. It was founded in 1986 by The Junior League of St. Petersburg and Hands-On, Inc.
1925 4th St N
St Petersburg, FL, US 33704

Sunken Gardens

15 minutes away
Sunken Gardens is a botanical paradise in the midst of a bustling city. As St. Petersburg's oldest living museum, this 100-year-old garden is home to some of the oldest tropical plants in the region.
1825 4th St. N
St Petersburg, FL, US 33704


Introducing The Don CeSar as a 'Modern Tradition!' Known as Florida's Pink Palace® since 1928, the luxury hotel is revered internationally for its sprawling, sugar-white beach, unparalleled dining, rejuvenating 11,000 square foot Spa Oceana, fabulous fishing, children's program, nearby tennis and golf and award-winning meeting facilities. Compliant with our AAA Four-Diamond standards, our Hotel provides 277 guest rooms and suites which provide panoramic gulf views. With over 38,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space to accommodate groups of up to 500 people, your event will be everything you want it to be. Our hotel has never looked better with the upgrading of our lobby, Lobby Bar and signature restaurants. The Best has gotten even Better! The St. Pete Clearwater region offers visitors world class beaches, engaging recreation, unique arts and cultural districts, and an eclectic food scene unmatched throughout the Gulf Coast.

Cancellation Policy

The cancellations of a guaranteed reservations must be received five (5) days prior to arrival in order to avoid a charge equal to one nights room & applicable taxes. A cancellation fee will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may be mitigates due to an illness, family or other legitimate emergency.

Facility Restrictions

Non-Smoking, except in designated outdoor areas.