The Don CeSar

5* out of 5 stars

Luxuriate in the breathtaking environs of the Don CeSar, St Pete Beach’s one and only Four Diamond beachfront hotel. Having achieved AAA’s four diamond standard a staggering 29 years in a row, the Don Cesar resort is sure to impress even the most discerning guest. The splendid views of the pristine beach and Gulf beyond, plus the historic architecture of this fine hotel, conjure up the opulence and glamour of bygone era, but with all the reassuring modern features you would expect in order to ensure a thoroughly relaxing getaway. Ready to cater to your every whim, the resort’s attentive staff are sure to complement the exceptional facilities in making your stay here a truly memorable experience.

Things to do at The Don Cesar Hotel

Dive into luxury R&R courtesy of the resort’s two quirky swimming pools, one complete with underwater sound system, or kick back in style after a day at the beach at the extensive Spa Oceana and fully-equipped fitness centre. Enjoy glorious sunsets over the sea as you dine at the one of the resort’s terrific restaurants, including the renowned Maritana Grille, rated by Gayot Guide as being within the top 10 US seafood restaurants. With a range of beach sport activities, a vibrant shopping arcade, and for a small extra charge, a fun-packed children’s programme available, you are sure to make the most of your stay. In all there are three restaurants on site, as well as bars, a decadent spa and two beachfront pools.

The Rooms at The Don Cesar Hotel

The Don Cesar Hotel could not have become the landmark property it has without exquisite rooms. Having launched as a celebrity haunt in 1928, the Mediterranean-revival resort has attracted the jet set ever since to its 277 accommodations which range from standard rooms to luxe suites. All feature plush beds and benefit from beach-style décor in keeping with St Pete’s formidable coastal charms. The resort fee at The Don Cesar Hotel covers guests for wifi, yoga classes, kids’ day camp and shuttle services.

Please note: This hotel charges resort fees of $11.00 (excluding tax) per room per night.



Luxury Room

Find your own piece of paradise in a Luxury Room at the Don CeSar Hotel. Everything about these cozy, elegant rooms was designed with your comfort in mind. Cool, tropical décor, plush, colorful linens and sophisticated touches, like plantation-style shutters and ceiling fans, remind you of the beautiful beach just beyond your door. Luxury rooms offer you a choice of one king or two full-size beds, and every amenity you need to make your stay relaxing, whether you’re traveling on business or with your family. You can stay connected with high-speed internet access, enjoy the full entertainment center, or just immerse yourself in the amazing partial view of the sugar-white sand beach and the majestic Gulf of Mexico. Great value, incomparable amenities and impeccable service are yours at Don CeSar Hotel.

Grand Room

Check into a Grand Room at Don CeSar Hotel, and you enter a world dedicated to your comfort. From the soothing, tropical hues to the plush, colorful linens, these airy rooms with their tropical décor surround you in beauty and tranquility. With a choice of one king or two full-size beds, a Grand Room is just right for business or a family vacation. Delightful details, like the elegant bath, plantation-style shutter and ceiling fan, and a magnificent full view of the white-sand beach and the Gulf of Mexico, make this feel more beach-house than hotel room. And elegant amenities like the sleek bath and full entertainment center help create the perfect place to relax. Indulge your senses in a Grand Room at the Don CeSar Beach Hotel at St Pete Beach.

Junior Suite

 A Junior Deluxe Suite at Don CeSar Hotel offers you a little something extra: space. The king-size bedroom opens out onto a parlor with a queen-size pull out sofa, making it the ideal accommodation for a family getaway. The cool, tropical hues, plush, colorful linens, plantation-style shutters and chic ceiling fan give these suites an elegant beach house feel. Spend the day on the white sand beach or at the pool, then relax with a blissful bath in the sleek bathroom, complete with a flat-screen TV. You can stay in touch with high-speed internet access, enjoy the full entertainment center, or step on to your private balcony and take in the breathtaking view of Boca Ciega Bay. Extra space, impeccable amenities, and the attention to detail you’d expect from make St Pete beach suites the perfect luxury retreats.

One Bedroom Suite

A One Bedroom Bayside Suite at Don CeSar Hotel offers you something truly special: comfort combined with privacy. The suite features a cozy king-size bedroom and a separate living room with a queen-size sofa bed, perfect for a family vacation. In-room amenities like a wetbar and refrigerator make it just right for a business meeting, or a little entertaining. The sophisticated décor, with its soft, tropical hues, plantation-style shutters and chic ceiling fan, remind you that you are in paradise. And the elegant bath salon features wall-to-wall mirrors. Floor-to-ceiling windows immerse you in a breathtaking view of beautiful Boca Ciega Bay. And nearly every room has a private balcony, where you can enjoy the warmth of a balmy breeze as you sip a cocktail after a long day at the beach or by the pool. There’s no better place to relax than in the One Bedroom Bayside St Pete luxury suites at Don CeSar Hotel.

Deluxe Room

Luxury and value effortlessly combine in Deluxe Rooms at the Don CeSar Hotel. With their soothing, beach-inspired décor, these cozy St Pete luxury hotel rooms surround you with the tropical feel of the beach, just beyond your door. The plush, colorful linens, elegant baths, full entertainment centers and traditional touches, like plantation-style shutters and ceiling fans, show that no detail has been overlooked when it comes to your comfort. Deluxe Rooms offer you a choice of one king or two full-size beds, perfect for both business and family guests. And the breathtaking view of Boca Ciega Bay reminds you that you are in paradise. For incomparable amenities plus top-class service and unbeatable value, check into Don CeSar Hotel at St Pete Beach.


  • Beachfront Location
  • Bicycles
  • Gym
  • Hotel Club Lounge
  • Laundry Service
  • Onsite Shop
  • Parking
  • Pool Bar
  • Private Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Safe
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Teens Club
  • Watersports
  • Wi-Fi



Food & Drink

Rowe Bar

Elevate your beach bar game with some time at The Don's gulf front bar. Grab a hand-crafted cocktail or craft beer and kick back on the expansive deck stretching out over the sand dunes. Grab a seat near a modern fire pit on the pavilion and order up some delicious bites, perfect for sharing. Take your pick from the tuna tacos, goat cheese fritters and porch burger. Named after Thomas Rowe, the legendary founder of the Pink Palace, The Rowe Bar is redefining the next generation of St. Pete Beach bars with cool libations, vibrant coastal cuisine and an elevated sunset experience.

The Lobby Bar

A complete transformation in 2020 has elevated this gathering space and celebration room to a true tropical oasis that transports you back to the tropics of the 1920's. The Lobby Bar is the epicenter of life at The Don and delivers the sophistication you won't find at other St. Pete bars. You can enjoy gourmet small plates, specialty cocktails hand-crafted by our expert mixologist, and live jazz and lounge music, as well as some good old fashioned camaraderie with friends both old and new! Be sure to stop in for the perfect nightcap; there is never a wrong time to gather at The Lobby Bar!

The Maritana Grille

Was voted one of the Top 10 Seafood Restaurants in the United States by Gayot Guide and for the past 14 year has received AAA’s 4 diamond rating and offers guests a festive, fine dining experience featuring New American Cuisine with Floribbean accents in an intimate setting graced by numerous salt water aquariums. Award-winning cuisine and an extensive wine list are complemented by world-class service.