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Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dolphin Beach Resort has been upgraded lately, with the renovation of some of the rooms facing the Gulf and the pool. Most of the rooms are pretty standard, with the traditional set of amenities (fridge, microwave). Breakfast is available on the ground floor dining room. The pool area is actually rather nice and spacious, for the guests to feel comfortable....

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TheDBR, Operations Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I am glad that you seem to have enjoyed your stay and found our pricing to be reasonable. We do hope to have you stay with us again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is my second time staying at Dolphin Beach Resort. Good value in an excellent location right on the beach. Nice rooms. Ken at the bar is extremely nice and helpful. Would stay here again. Definitely recommend it.

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TheDBR, Operations Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We hope your future stays with us live up to your previous two. I will also pass along your kind words to Ken. He is certainly a valuable asset to this property and I am glad you found him to be so.

Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We reserved a one night stay. 5 days prior to our visit the money was deducted from our bank account. Upon check-in (Saturday afternoon) the staff tried to charge us again. We showed proof via mobile device, that the money was deducted form our account. Monday morning we were notified that the room charge was AGAIN deducted from our bank...

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TheDBR, Operations Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

I am sorry to read that your stay with us was mired by a billing mistake. I have been assured by our manager that you have been contacted recently and that we have reversed the double charge. If for some strange reason the refund does not show up, please do not hesitate to contact us again so that we can...

Connecticut
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

-checked in with my family for a mini vaca/escape from the Northeast. We were pleasantly surprised by the room and grounds. The location is fantastic, located right in the middle of St Pete Beach. There are restaurants, shops & a grocery store all within walking distance. The room was very clean & large, with 2 double beds, large bathroom, abslvony...

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TheDBR, Operations Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of our property! I am glad that you enjoyed our grounds, rooms, beach bar, and location. We are certainly blessed to be situated in such a way that so many vital amenities are within walking distance. I am also glad that you found our pricing to be reasonable, as we are constantly striving to...

Minne-snow-ta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is great for the location and how the quaint pool area is just steps from the beach. The rooms are outdated but clean. There is a fun tiki bar right on site with Live music on weekends. No outdoor bathrooms though so try to get a room close to the bar/ pool area. The lobby bathrooms were kept...

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TheDBR, Operations Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property. I am glad that you enjoyed the vast majority of your stay, even though you found our rooms to be outdated. We are constantly working on updating the hotel in order to eliminate any dated feel, but this can be...

Torbay, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel enthusiasm is contagious. I always arrive to a hotel excited, positive and friendly. I find it sets the tone for the rest of my stay. Check in staff was pleasant and welcoming. The hotel was dated but in the midst of updating so i'm sure it will be lovely upon completion. Our room had not been upgraded but...

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TheDBR, Operations Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

I would like to extend my sincerest thanks to you for your kind and detailed review of our property. I am glad that you seem to have enjoyed every aspect of your stay, even though you did not get to experience one of our newly renovated rooms. I am sure that potential future guests appreciate the amount of detail you...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've now waited 20 mins for a server to acknowledge me for breakfast. She's waited on others but ignored me. That's the half of it. The front desk folks don't smile or are pleasant at all. The inside dining room is very dated and the service is questionable there too . The room has an outdated bath area, very nice....

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TheDBR, Operations Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

First, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property, even though your experience was less than positive. You absolutely should not have had to wait anywhere near 20 minutes to be waited on for breakfast. If you remember any additional details about your server that will help us to address this...

Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

our room had recently been remodeled and was very clean with modern drapes and furnishings. Very nice resort. Had a huge balcony and room. beautiful sunsets. Front desk staff was not very friendly at check in and other times when questions asked. Seems everyone working in Florida are from the north and don't have that southern charm we are used...

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TheDBR, Operations Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property. I am glad to read that you enjoyed our newly updated rooms, our adjoining balconies, and our beach. We are certainly blessed to be in such a gorgeous setting with breathtaking sunsets. I am disappointed to hear that you were...

Pass-a-Grille
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for four days at the Dolphin Beach Resort and was overwhelmed by the warmth of the staff. I was welcomed to my lovely room above the pool with a balcony. The view of the beach and the sunsets were stunning! This is a home away from home with all the ammenities you could ask for. With shopping just...

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3Thank Krys P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel itself, the pool, it's side bar and the beach were incredible. Not pleased with the hotel rooms - hallway leading to rooms, but we spent most of the time OUTSIDE. Great location - right on the strip - price was reasonable. We went the coldest day of our vacation (66 degrees) and I had the beach to my...

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TheDBR, Operations Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

I am glad to read that you enjoyed most of your stay with us. I would be interested in hearing more about what you were displeased with in regards to the hallways and the rooms themselves. We do hope that the positives of your stay outweighed the negatives and that you will plan a return trip to visit us again...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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Boca Sands Grille
Cuisines: Grill
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Dolphin Beach Resort

Address: 4900 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2480
Region: United States > Florida > St. Pete Beach
Price Range: ₹ 9,117 - ₹ 21,182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dolphin Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 173
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Beach Hotel Saint Pete Beach
Dolphin Beach Saint Pete
Dolphin Beach Resort Saint Pete Beach
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St Pete Beach Dolphin Beach Resort
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#19 On the Beach Hotel in St. Pete Beach
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“Rooms facing the water offer direct beach access on the ground floor, rooms on the north west over looking the pool offer shade all day.”
 of 5 bubbles NFLDmortgagelady, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms on higher floors ocean front with private balcony are less noisy”
 of 5 bubbles 612deborahw, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for an upgrade if you can, poolside and beach side are stunning”
 of 5 bubbles kryspage, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the beach view.”
 of 5 bubbles A7140VSjudiths, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“At this moment the north side is better.The south side is being renovated is quite noisy and dusty.”
 of 5 bubbles feather_7, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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