The Don CeSar is a Legend of Florida’s Gulf Coast

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The beautiful Don CeSar is a true legend: The Brand-New Don

The fully renovated Don CeSar is the crown jewel of Florida’s Gulf Coast, perched atop windswept dunes with expansive water views in every direction. Sun-seekers, luxury travelers, and some of the most famous – and notorious – figures of America have stayed at this monument to glamour and leisure since 1928. Become a part of the legendary Pink Palace’s storied history. It is iconic. It’s romantic. A celebration.

​The ​Don CeSar Florida’s Gulf Coast Beachfront Gem is Completely Revitalized

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Embrace the sun, the sand, and the sea. In addition to luxurious amenities, the newly remodeled Don CeSar’s 241 guest rooms and 36 suites offer stunning coastal views. The all-new Beacon Pool Bar & Lookout is perched above our two heated outdoor pools, so you can soak up the Florida sunshine. You can enjoy breathtaking enhancements at The Lobby Bar and our fine dining restaurant Maritana, transform in 11,000 square feet of seaside bliss at Spa Oceana or play in the sugary St. Pete Beach backyard as the sparkling Gulf of Mexico lapping at your feet.

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View of the iconic Don CeSar Beach Resort from a few hundred yards offshore.

Featuring 38,000 square feet of updated wedding and event spaces, there’s plenty of space for love, life, and every other kind of special occasion. Discover the new Don for yourself.

The spacious, residence-inspired suite, Beach House Suites offer all of The Don CeSar’s allure with expanded amenities to accommodate families, small groups, and extended stays.

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An unforgettable coastal backdrop for intimate ceremonies and epic celebrations. At the iconic Pink Palace, you can create an event you’ll remember forever.

You can also experience the Don CeSar lifestyle and become part of the Pink Palace legend at the Don Club.

Discover Maritana’s Award-Winning Flavors

Among the best AAA 4 Diamond dining experiences in the greater St. Pete area is the Maritana Restaurant at the Don Cesar.  The renovated dining room transports you to a glamorous and timeless era of elegance and shimmer, similar to the Don Lobby Bar.  Maritana, the Spanish gypsy from the opera Don CeSar de Bazan and later reimagined as Maritana by William Wallace, is the inspiration for our coastal and seductive dining experiences.  Coastal-inspired cuisine is prepared by Chef de Cuisine Francisco Alvarez using sustainable ingredients sourced from regional farms and fishermen. An extensive wine list, delectable desserts and stunning ambiance round out your experience at one of USA Today’s 10 best restaurants.

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At the Don CeSar Hotel’s Society Table Restaurant, you can enjoy Florida cuisine

In the Don CeSar, families and friends have gathered for laughs and memories since 1928.  After a complete revitalization in 2021, the new Society Table pays homage to hanging up your hat from the daily grind. In a seaside setting, enjoy Florida Gulf fare all day long, including savory handhelds, coastal filets, and inland ranch chops. In addition to indoor and outdoor seating, Society Table is a great place to enjoy a relaxing breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
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Embark on a journey of relaxation at ​the Don CeSar’s​ wellness retreat by the sea

At the Don CeSar’s Spa Oceana, you’ll experience a seaside oasis as legendary as the Pink Palace. Embrace the seaside tradition of beauty, nature, and healing touch by donning a plush robe and slippers.
In addition to 16 treatment rooms, a full-service salon, and a stunning rooftop terrace overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the award-winning spa at the Don CeSar is designed to rejuvenate, restore, and induce deep relaxation. In addition to the relaxing setting of the Whisper Lounge, spa guests receiving treatments can enjoy complimentary use of the spa’s whirlpool baths and steam rooms. Get a feel for why Spa Oceana was voted “Best Spa” in St. Petersburg and Clearwater 2021 once again.