The Don CeSar

St. Pete Beach, Florida

The Don Is A True Legend

Re-introducing The Don Cesar as a ‘Modern Tradition!’ Known as Florida’s Legendary Pink Palace since 1928, the luxury hotel is revered internationally for its sprawling, sugar-white beach, unparalleled dining, rejuvenating 11,000 square foot Spa Oceana, fabulous fishing, children’s program, nearby tennis and golf and award-winning meeting facilities.

Compliant with our AAA Four-Diamond standards, our hotel provides 277 guest rooms and suites which provide panoramic gulf views.

With over 38,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space to accommodate groups of up to 500 people, your event will be everything you want it to be. The Best has gotten even Better!

Teneo’s Beaches & Islands Spotlight

Classic Florida, Refreshingly Different

Ensure the success of your next important business meeting, client gathering or incentive trip with the professional planning services and exquisite venues at The Don CeSar. This Gulf Coast treasure welcomes guests with an unforgettable mix of legendary history, exceptional service and world class amenities. All 38,000 square feet of our Tampa-area indoor and outdoor event spaces offer the perfect natural light and water view setting for meeting by day and entertaining by night. Customized menus reflect our award-winning chefs’ respect for the local food culture. Dramatic Gulf front views enhance the ambiance. State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment ensures seamless success. With the calm Gulf waters hugging the white sand beach just a pebble’s toss away, your guests will delight in spectacular venues that whisk them away from the ordinary. Experience effortless luxury, opulence without pretension and an experience unlike any other.

Our distinctive Pink Palace® and contemporary Beach House Suites set the stage for perfect group gatherings. Treat guests to 347 luxurious rooms and suites, transformative spa services, incomparable views, delectable cuisine and unforgettable amenities. Versatile indoor, outdoor and beachfront venues make for unforgettable celebrations at The Don. A classic, full-service resort in every sense of the word, join the ranks of famous (and infamous) past guests like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Al Capone and Franklin D. Roosevelt, as you enjoy everything our Pink Castle has to offer for your special celebration.

  • 92 year old Historic AAA 4-Diamond property with 277 guest rooms including 36 suites and 2 penthouses
  • Newly renovated 38,000 square feet of distinctive indoor, outdoor and beachfront venues suitable for up to 500 guests.
  • Six restaurants and lounges, including the award-winning AAA 4-Diamond Maritana Restaurant
  • Situated on the award winning powdery white sands of St. Pete Beach just 30 minutes from Tampa International Airport

Hot Rates/Hot Dates for 2020/2021

July – September hard hat special as we revive our room product to be launched in October 2020. Sun – Thu Bookings of 50 rooms cumulative receive 30 minute complimentary reception, history overview welcome from our team during your event with guided tour, waived resort fees, and full day non-motorized watersports on one day of your choice.

Special Promotion for “Beaches & Islands”

Reference Teneo Beaches and Islands and receive one “umbrella drink” welcome beverage on arrival for your guests.

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Accommodations + Meetings

Meeting Specs

  • Meeting Room Space
    22,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Number of Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Meeting Room
    5,400 Sq. Ft.
  • Second Largest Meeting Room
    3,450 Sq. Ft.
  • Outdoor Meeting Space
    16,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Full Capacity Chart & Floor Plans

Lodging Options

  • Number of Sleeping Rooms
  • Number of Suites
  • Number of Double Rooms
  • Number of Single Rooms

Year Property Built


Year of Last Renovation


Nearest Major Airport:  St. Pete/Clearwater International Airport

Distance from Airport:  20 miles  /  24 minutes

Area Member DMC:  Imprint Events Florida


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