Legendary "Pink Palace" resort on St. Pete Beach

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Direct access to beach

Known as Florida's "Pink Palace," the Loews Don CeSar Hotel, facing the white sands of the Gulf of Mexico, was built in 1928 to resemble a Mediterranean-style castle; located on St. Pete Beach.

Beach club and spa

Loews Don CeSar Hotel features a day spa, fitness center, 2 swimming pools, and beach volleyball. Yoga on the beach with personal trainers and cabana rentals are possible for an extra cost.

Custom beds, free WiFi

Guestrooms have crown molding, custom wrought-iron beds with triple sheeting, sky-blue ceilings, and bathrooms with granite vanities. All rooms include free WiFi access and flat-screen TVs.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Experience St. Pete Beach's newest sanctuary of relaxation within Loews Don CeSar Hotel. Spa Oceana welcomes guests with 11,000 square feet (1,021 square meters) of tranquil space and exceptional spa services including 16 treatment rooms.

From the hydrotherapy spa tub to the secret rooftop garden with an outdoor fire pit, guests will bask in the spectacular sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico and find countless ways to rejuvenate mind, body, and spirit. Private suites for special getaways are also available.

Have a meal on seaside terraces, around the pool, or in the acclaimed Maritana Grille.

Also on site are 12 meeting/conference rooms covering an area of 21,993 square feet (2044 square meters), babysitting/child care (surcharge), a shopping arcade, and complimentary hotel-wide wireless Internet access. This hotel features outdoor parking for a surcharge and a free beach shuttle.

Please be aware that fines apply for smoking outside of designated areas. This property is wheelchair-accessible, and offers airport shuttle service on request for a surcharge.

  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Number of meeting rooms - 12
  • Luggage storage
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Free WiFi
  • Designated smoking areas
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of floors - 9
  • Year Built 1928
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Business center
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-out
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Total number of rooms - 277
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of restaurants - 4
  • Conference space size (feet) - 37983
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3530
  • Sauna
  • Shopping on site
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Wedding services
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Free newspaper
  • Phone
  • Bathrobes
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • MP3 docking station
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Pillowtop mattress
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Where to Eat

The Maritana Grille - Fine dining, located off the lobby. Nautical-themed décor. Saltwater aquariums with over 1,500 gallons of water, home to indigenous fish. Florida-Caribbean cuisine. Selection of items grilled over pecan and cherry woods includes seafood, shellfish, and steaks. Selection of 140 wines. Chef's Table, held nightly in the kitchen for up to eight guests. Nightly dinner served. Reservations recommended; jackets not required.

Sea Porch Café - Walls of windows open to the surrounding beach, trees, and Gulf in a garden setting of white wicker furniture and brightly painted greenhouse scenes. Indoor and terrace dining. Light meals with Caribbean and Mediterranean flavors. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Beachcomber Bar and Grill - Located on the pool deck. Light fare, specialty drinks. Open from early morning to sunset.

Lobby Bar/Lounge - Living-room atmosphere. Occasional live entertainment. Open from early evening to late evening.

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Nearby Things to Do

Guests at this Florida beachfront resort have complimentary use of the fitness center, sauna, and steam rooms in the health-and-beauty spa. Personal trainers and lessons, including yoga on the beach, can also be arranged (surcharges).

Another attraction is a game room with arcade-style video games (surcharges).

Water-sports rentals are available on the beach adjacent to Loews Don CeSar Hotel and include personal watercraft and parasailing equipment.

Frank Hurley Park is located 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) south of the resort, on 16th Avenue in Pass a Grille. It has a pavilion, barbecue grills, baseball diamond, tennis court, basketball court, and restrooms with showers on the beach side. It can be reached by car or by walking down the beach.

Twin Brooks Golf Course, a public par-3, 18-hole course, is located 6 miles (10 kilometers) from the hotel. It offers a pro shop, PGA instruction, snack area, and club rental.

Fort De Soto Park, 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) from this Florida beach resort, has 1,136 acres (460 hectares) on 5 interconnected islands. Among its many facilities are a historic fort, canoe trail, boat launching facility, beach areas, fishing piers with food and bait concessions, and the Quartermaster Museum.

The recreational activities listed below are available onsite or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Beach yoga on site
  • Boat tours nearby
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Spa Services

  • Swedish massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 16
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

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Fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 28 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Children's club/arcade access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Housekeeping/cleaning fees/gratuities
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 6 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 60 per person (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: USD 10 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 23 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 45 per pet, per night
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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