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Renaissance Vinoy Hotel History Tour

501 5th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2620
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An Excellent Tour!

Today we had an excellent tour of this grand old hotel. The tour lasted about an hour and was... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
ALB63
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Hanover, Massachusetts
Large hotel, personalized service

We just returned from a conference at the Vinoy and had a great time at this hotel. While the hotel... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Cortell
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Dallas, Texas
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22 Feb 2018
“An Excellent Tour!”
7 Mar 2017
“Large hotel, personalized service”
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501 5th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2620
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Today we had an excellent tour of this grand old hotel. The tour lasted about an hour and was filled with interesting facts about its history and renovation. The Vinoy is an elegant hotel located on the waterfront of St. Petersburg. Our tour guide was...More

Thank ALB63
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

We just returned from a conference at the Vinoy and had a great time at this hotel. While the hotel is undergoing a pool update, they added some amenities to offset this obstacle. I particularly want to commend the front desk when we arrived. They...More

Thank Cortell
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The Vinoy is indeed a remarkable restoration. Much history and beautiful architecture. Our 45 minute tour, however, turned into two hours!! It certainly was not necessary for the tour to drag on for so long. The docent was a sweet 80+ year old lady who...More

Thank jazzgran
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

It was a wonderful walking tour & Elaine was very knowledgeable. The restoration is remarkable. Afterwards, we had a very enjoyable lunch. Limited menu, but very tasty offerings.

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a wonderful guide who was 80+,lived in St Pete her whole life. It was like have a little visit with your favorite Great Auntie. She gave us lots of details/facts that the two interior designers with us really appreciated. More than worth the...More

Thank foods85108
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

What a beautiful Hotel to stay and enjoy the life of luxury, A glorious place to make memories, yes folks you can become a memory maker here AT the Renaissance Vinoy Hotel. A vacation you'll never forget, with a wonderful serenity place to share with...More

Thank Rock M
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

With all the midern conveniences step back in time when aervuce was first as the experience was rhe center of it all. The history maked it unique...the experience outstanding!

Thank mwestend
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

From the moment you enter this beautiful place your are trasported in time. The smell of this beautiful lobby is alluring. The food was great and the pool.was amazing. The staff was very friendly and some of them did go out of the way to...More

Thank flacachula
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This property has been our luxury "go to" hotel for over 20 years since it first major renovation. Loved everything and the food, golf and beverage offerings, while pricy, were delivered with panache. Not now, the food at Marchand's, their flagship restaurant and bar was,...More

Thank james A
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

If you are looking for a pleasant break from beach combing, look no farther than the elegant Renaissance Vinoy Hotel. Of course the external architecture alone garners it a favorite selfie venue. However, there is much more. Take advantage of the historical tour of the...More

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lmgravatt
13 January 2018|
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Response from Michael H |
According to the Marriott Vinoy web site (that is not provided on the Trip Advisor page), the tour begins at 10:30 am Wed-Sat and lasts 1 hour. The cost is $10 per person.
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Marcy L
3 March 2017|
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Response from Wolflover16 | Reviewed this property |
Tour & lunch $27
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