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Nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and Boca Ciega Bay, the Grand Plaza Beachfront Resort is steps away from the white sands and warm waters of the Gulf and is located just 5 miles from St. Petersburg.

Resort amenities

The resort features a swimming pool overlooking the ocean, a beach bar with live music daily, complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the resort, a fitness center, complimentary parking, and coffee and tea in the lobby 24 hours a day.

Guestroom amenities

All rooms have balconies with partial ocean views, pool views, or city views. Complimentary WiFi access, 32-inch flat-screen TVs, and refrigerators are included.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Grand Plaza Beachfront Resort Hotel & Conference Center is located directly on the beach and features a heated, outdoor pool and sundeck overlooking the beach, a volleyball court, beach cabanas, a video game room, and a fitness center. A beach bar and grill is right on the beach and features live entertainment daily. Each table has a view from the 12th floor, revolving, rooftop restaurant which provides a 360-degree view of St. Pete Beach and the ocean.

The hotel offers a 24-hour business center with wired Internet access available for a fee, a concierge desk, and guest laundry. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas and guestrooms. Near the resort, guests can enjoy shuffleboard, boat tours, kite surfing, and paddle boats; guests also get free access to a nearby fitness center. Onsite garage parking is complimentary. Additionally this hotel does not charge a resort fee.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) hot and cold buffet 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 9000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 836 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 156 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Furnished balcony 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

Bongo's Beach Bar & Grille - Walk-up and casual dining. American fare, including sandwiches, burgers, pizza and 200 frozen tropical drinks. Daily lunch and dinner. Located directly on the Gulf of Mexico beach. Poolside terrace overlooking the water. Live entertainment daily.

Spinners Restaurant - Bistro fare, including seafood, steaks, pasta, “surf & turf,” and Asian-style Pu Pu platters. Daily lunch and dinner. 12th-floor restaurant and bar accessed by glass elevator. Casual dining. Room rotates once every 1.5 hours offering excellent views of the Gulf of Mexico and Boca Ciega Bay.

The Palm Room - Open early daily for breakfast. All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet or full breakfast menu (including low-carb options.) Indoor tables have views of the pool and beach. Patio dining available.


Live entertainment is offered nightly at Bongos Beachside Bistro.

Nearby Things to Do

The Grand Plaza Hotel Beachfront Resort & Conference Center offers swimming and sunbathing in the warm water and white sands of the Gulf of Mexico or in the heated swimming pool and patio overlooking the beach. Beach volleyball courts are also available, and the hotel fitness center has cardio and strength-training equipment.

Fishing is available off of the beach, and fishing, dolphin watching, and sailing charters are located within a half-mile. Equipment for parasailing and other water sports can be rented on the beach in front of the hotel.


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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD $11.95 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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