We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Renaissance Vinoy Hotel History Tour


Renaissance Vinoy Hotel History Tour
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (13)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good10%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“valet parking”(4 reviews)
“restoration”(4 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
501 5th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2620
+1 727-824-8005
Reviews (20)
Filter reviews
19 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews valet parking grand old hotel restoration architecture petersburg
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2018

It's a grand old hotel/resort, harking back to its glory days, which started in 1925. It closed for 18 years fro, 1974 to 1992, Then underwent a massive restoration, which is still ongoing.. Initially, I thought the tour was a bit pricey, at $27 a...More

Thank johntudek
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
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
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

1  Thank jazzgran
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.

1  Thank Wolflover16
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

1  Thank foods85108
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

1  Thank Rock M
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!

1  Thank mwestend
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

1  Thank flacachula
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

1  Thank james A
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 42 nearby hotels
The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
2,024 reviews
.12 km away
Terrace Park Suites
47 reviews
.42 km away
The Birchwood
183 reviews
.42 km away
Hotel Indigo St Petersburg Downtown North
573 reviews
.85 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 999 nearby restaurants
Paciugo Gelato & Caffe
731 reviews
.46 km away
Parkshore Grill
1,293 reviews
.50 km away
Annata Wine Bar
295 reviews
.44 km away
1,287 reviews
.66 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 369 nearby attractions
Chihuly Collection
1,964 reviews
.32 km away
Vinoy Park
369 reviews
.32 km away
Museum of Fine Arts
815 reviews
.56 km away
North Straub Park
99 reviews
.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
13 January 2018|
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.
Marcy L
3 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Wolflover16 | Reviewed this property |
Tour & lunch $27