The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club

501 5th Avenue NE | St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2620  [SEE MAP]St. Petersburg, FL  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Travelers rave about hotel's waterfront location and superb customer service
A stay here is expensive

Picturesquely positioned on St. Petersburg, Florida's beautiful waterfront, The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club has elegant and anchored boats in its sights. Travelers say the hotel's interior is just as beautiful. Guest rooms have marble bathrooms, pillow-top mattresses and minibars. And the service fares well with recent lodgers. Visitors say the staff is friendly and accommodating, especially at the front desk. While the hotel sits approximately 23 miles from Tampa, recent guests say there's no need to leave St. Petersburg for fun to-dos: the resort enjoys access to the 18-hole Vinoy Golf Club as well as tennis courts. Travelers also heap praise on this Renaissance's restaurants, especially Marchand's Bar & Grill. On the other hand, visitors note that a stay here will set you back a pretty penny. But Marriott Bonvoy members can use or earn points here for additional perks.

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Location
St. Petersburg, FL
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 362 rooms
Primary View
Bay
Style
Traditional
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Families

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018

Fodor's

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Built in 1925 (making it roughly the same vintage as the Don CeSar), the Vinoy is a luxury resort in St. Petersburg's gorgeous Old Northeast. Thoughtful renovations keep its yesteryear glamour and spot on the National Register of Historic Places.

Fodor's Choice

AFAR

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Just a short 10 minute walk along the waterfront from the Dali, the Vinoy Renaissance Hotel was artfully restored in the 1990s, The Vinoy offers all the modern conveniences and comforts of the 21st century while allowing a glimpse into the city's historic past.

Travel + Leisure

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Venerable 1925 bay-front Mediterranean-style hotel, complete with its own 74-slip marina, in a convenient location near shopping and museums.

AAA

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Built in 1925 as a haven for the rich and famous, the hotel has been restored and modernized but retains its historical grandeur. Rooms range from cozy to spacious and are decorated in pleasing tones.

AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 2085 have reviewed the The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2085 reviews 4.5 (based on 2085 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms and suites at The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club offer traditional furnishings and are outfitted in a light green, beige and white color palette. Most of the marble bathrooms feature showers combined with bathtubs, as well as double vanities with lighted makeup mirrors. Meanwhile, in rooms, guests will find pillow-top mattresses, coffee makers, satellite TVs and minibars. Balconies and patios are offered in some rooms and showcase views of the bay or surrounding property.
  • In-room Wi-Fi starts at $12.95 per day; free for Marriott Rewards members who book through resort's website

Standard room size330-475 square feet

  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club is located on the shores of Tampa Bay, offering excellent waterfront views and access to a private marina. Guests wanting to take in some salty air can walk to the St. Petersburg Pier or take the 9-mile drive southwest to St. Pete Beach. Several parks and the Museum of Fine Arts also sit within walking distance.
  • Complimentary electric car charging stations provided in each parking garage
  • About 12 miles southeast of St. pete–Clearwater International Airport; 21 miles southwest of Tampa International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($25)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($20)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort houses two fine dining restaurants: Marchand's Bar & Grill, serving American fare with locally sourced ingredients, and Paul's Landing, offering fresh seafood as you enjoy views of the Vinoy Marina. The Veranda Café sells grab-and-go American cuisine in a more casual environment, and the Lobby Bar And Veranda Patio serves drinks and lighter dishes for lunch and dinner. The property's fifth dining venue, The Vinoy Club Grill, is located in the golf course's club house.
  • Room service available daily

Number of restaurants5

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort offers two outdoor pools that are heated for year-round use. One pool is located on the resort grounds, while the other is situated at the golf club.
  • Towels provided at main pool
  • Poolside film screenings hosted annually between April and November
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

The spa at The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort features various massages, plus facials and body treatments. Specialty services like couples massages, kids treatments and men's facials are offered as well.
  • Spa open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Full-service salon with hair and nail care available

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Fitness

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort features an on-site fitness center with several cardiovascular machines and free weights. What makes this fitness center stand out is its variety of complimentary daily fitness classes, including water aerobics, yoga, cycling and strength training. The property also features Har Tru tennis courts that open daily at 7 a.m.
  • Tennis clinics, lessons and other services are available for a fee
  • Free kids fitness classes offered
  • Property has a jogging trail
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles (with fee)
  • Tennis (with fee)
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

With 22 meeting rooms spread across more than 60,000 square feet of event space, The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort is capable of hosting business events with up to 1,500 attendees. Some rooms offer audiovisual equipment, and the on-staff meeting planner can assist in planning and carrying out event details. Additional meeting services, such as decorators, security guards and photographers, can be provided for a fee.
  • Group rates offered
  • Complimentary webpage provided for each event
  • Business center with copy and fax machines and messenger services available

Number of meeting rooms22

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Golf

The Vinoy Golf Club is a private golf course that is open only to club members and resort guests. The golf club features an 18-hole, par-71 course designed by Ron Garl that is located about 2 miles from the resort on Snell Isle. Practice facilities consist of a driving range, putting green, bunker and chipping area.
  • Complimentary shuttle service is provided from resort to golf club
  • Golf lessons available for adults and kids
  • Golf carts
  • Golf packages
  • Club rentals
  • Club house
  • Refreshment stand or restaurant
  • Caddie service
  • Pro shop

Wedding

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort offers a variety of spaces that can accommodate wedding ceremonies and receptions with up to 1,500 guests. The property's largest venue is the Palm Court Ballroom, while outdoor spaces include the Tea Garden Pavilion and several outdoor terraces. Couples can also arrange catering and sepcialty lighting services through the resort's wedding planners.
  • Bridal hair and makeup services offered at on-site spa
  • Group rates available
  • Marriott Rewards members can earn or redeem points for weddings

Maximum wedding guest capacity1,500

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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