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Looking for St. Pete hotels for a weekend getaway? These three St. Pete resorts get you close to the best attractions, fine dining and shopping.
Stay by the Bay
If you plan on spending most of your time downtown, stay near the bay. The Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club offers the best access to the events held around the Vinoy basin and in Straub Park. Walk to recently opened hotspots 400 Beach Seafood and Tap House and Cassis American Brasserie. Be sure to visit the Saturday Morning Market near Al Lang Stadium for the best fresh breakfast in town.
Stay by the Beach
Visit the historic Loews Don Cesar on St. Pete Beach. One of the most well-known St. Pete hotels, this landmark offers luxury and fine dining, including a classic ice cream parlor. Walk down the beach or try parasailing along the shore. For the best Mexican food and widest tequila selection in town, visit Agave restaurant down the street on Gulf Boulevard.
Stay with the Kids
Traveling with kids? The TradeWinds Island Grand Beach Resort offers guests an active kids club, baby pool and daily activities for kids and teens. With a playground and giant water slide right on the beach, this resort is great for big groups and families. The resort is also pet-friendly. Thanks to dining options on site, you won't need to leave. But if you do go adventuring, walk down the street for some old school putter golf.