The Don CeSar

St. Pete Beach, Florida

St. Pete Beach

Luxury Two Doubles room

St. Pete Beach

Luxury King room

St. Pete Beach

A luxurious beachfront stay at a glamorous hotel on the dunes, boasting a long list of illustrious guests - includes resort credit

Discover a whole new meaning of "la vie en rose" at this glam getaway on the sands of the Gulf of Mexico. The Don CeSar is one of Florida’s most legendary hotels, known as The Pink Palace for its iconic flamingo-hued façade. But it’s not just the outside where things are rosy. Inside the St. Pete Beach hotel are 277 gorgeous guest accommodations with views of the boulevard, city or gulf; a wide array of dining destinations, from two grills to a chic café to a lobby bar; and Spa Oceana, with its waterfall-equipped Whisper Lounge. Younger guests love the kids camp, game room, ice-cream parlor and "dive-in movies."

The Don also proudly boasts one heck of a history. Dating back to 1928, it’s hosted everyone from F. Scott Fitzgerald to Clarence Darrow and made cameos on MTV and in Robert de Niro’s Once Upon a Time in America. In fact, it was one of the founding members of the Historic Hotels of America collection, back in 1989. Following a renovation in 2012, the AAA Four Diamond Award and TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner continues to be a favorite among travel-industry insiders, with everyone from Signature Travel Network to Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure having endorsed the blushing beauty.

Good to know

Please note that a resort fee of $48.68 per room, per night is payable directly to the hotel. The resort fee includes Premium Plus Wi-Fi; three beach chairs and one umbrella; bicycle rentals; 24-hour access to the fitness center; yoga and aerobic classes; non-motorized watersport rentals; half-day access to Camp CeSar; history tours; two bottles of water per night; in-room coffee; turndown service upon request; poolside pampering; pool and beach games; boarding-pass printing services; and 24-hour, shoe-shine service.

Can't commit to booking right now?

Hold a date for only £25 while you decide.

  • Pay £25 to hold a date until the end of the sale.
  • If you choose to buy it, the money will go towards your purchase, if not, the cash will be credited to your Secret Escapes account.

Important: Please note, this is not a deposit, complete or guaranteed booking; holding the date simply prevents other members from swooping in and booking your preferred date while you're still having a think about it. Secret Escapes will not be liable for expenses incurred should that date not be available to book and a hold is cancelled.

For more details, please see our FAQ page.