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Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been a bit Since my last stay, pretty impressed with the upgrades, rooms look great I had one minor maintenance issue which was corrected quickly. One hard working handsome young man "SHAUN" went above and beyond to make my stay more comfortable. Always a good time, always return.

Thank timberlingurl
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great motel if you are looking to be surrounded by old, gay, gitchy-ness. After reading reviews, my husband and I decided to give it a try with the thinking it would add to the casual experience of saint petersburg as well as being able to support a gay owned and operated business. We knew we would be getting what...

Thank Stephen W
FlamingoStaff, General Manager at Flamingo Resort, responded to this review

Hey Stephen, We really appreciate your honest feedback. The Flamingo Resort is under a complete new management team full of new visions and ideas for the resort. We are currently undergoing major renovations at this time and encourage you to come see us again soon! We are glad that you all enjoyed yourselves during your stay and we are working...

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming to Flamingo Resort since it opened in 2009. The renovations took time but we are very happy to see how great the whole place looks. Our room (in Heather's section) is so clean (in big contrast to last year's stay at the Parliment House/Orlando, where the floors were dirty and room dark.) The staff are well-organized and...

Thank Navy92a
FlamingoStaff, General Manager at Flamingo Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your positive review. We are currently undergoing a major renovation. We have an all new management team and are working together to give the Flamingo a new look! We hope to see you again soon!!

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like many of the aging old motels across the country, this one is in sad shape. It is an old gay oriented resort in need of so many improvements. They obviously try, as the pool is maintained, they have a nice cabana bar with friendly staff, there are shops on location, even a barber shop on the property. There are...

1Thank DudesAdrift
Madison, WI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us stayed here recently, and although the service was good and the bartenders were all very nice, our room had old, worn down furniture, the floor was dirty, and the place could really use some updates and improvements. The pool area is nice, but I would not recommend staying here in the winter if you are hoping...

Thank MadisonLouis
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

While the social aspects of the resort get a big thumbs up and the staff is attentive and friendly, the rooms are in dire need of updating. Pool is beautiful, Sunday tea dance draws a great crowd and the on-site kitchen puts out tasty, yet simple meals. The pricing for rooms, drinks and food is a bargain compared to other...

1Thank Uberesque
FlamingoStaff, Front Office Manager at Flamingo Resort, responded to this review

Dear , Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Flamingo Resort St Petersburg Fl. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations. Please accept our sincerest apologies. I can assure you that corrective measures will be taken to ensure a similar situation does not occur in the future. At Flamingo...

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 29 November 2016

old hotel, need to remodelate urgently, still staff are kind and helpful, and rooms are ok, i came for the weekend, and there is fun because of the drag show and the bars open, this is a LGBT hotel, so is not recommended for childrens.

Thank parkargentina
Derisa w, Front Office Manager at Flamingo Resort, responded to this review

parkargentina, Thank you for your positve review, we are always improving and cant wait until you return to see us!

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I was visiting relatives in St Pete and snuck away to of the flamingo hotel bar. It was to cold to get in the pool, I would have enjoyed it as it was very large and inviting surrounded by palm trees and lounge chairs. There were multiple bars in the large resort but I really enjoyed the welcoming service provided...

Thank Audrius J
Derisa w, Front Office Manager at Flamingo Resort, responded to this review

Audrius, Thank you for your awesome review ! We would love to have you come and stay ! Terry is an amazing bartender and his drinks are so yummy!. Give us a call ASAP to book your stay here :) see you soon.

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 19 November 2016

So the prices are such that I didn't expect the Hilton. Pet friendly rooms of course are not expected to be pristine. I have stayed at the Flamingo before so I know what to reasonably expect a ("Gay") resort with cruising traffic to be like, however the "pet friendly" rooms are just plain nasty. Broken glass on the room floor,...

2Thank Beerbearjax
Derisa w, Front Office Manager at Flamingo Resort, responded to this review

Beerbearjax, Hi, I am very sorry to hear of your bad experience, we are actually remodeling and hired a new supervisor ! As a front desk manager if i would have met with you i could have given you a free upgrade or moved you to a more appropriate room, It is always our pleasure to ensure a great stay...

Horn Lake, Mississippi
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We travelled to St. Petersburg to get married. I actually booked the room and was offered a suite. I wanted to stay there because we would be around our "own" kind. Needless to say the suite was just ok. The place was definitely worn. It was in desperate need of a complete overhaul. I could see their attempt of remodeling...

3Thank jordanr1966
Derisa w, Front Office Manager at Flamingo Resort, responded to this review

I would love to offer you a free stay please call us directly ! and reference the TripAdvisor and we will ensure a great stay. We are constantly improving, the reason the kids were here was every person came back to work to accommodate hurricane evacuees so we tried to have every department here to ensure a room available! please...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE FLAMINGO GLBT RESORT & ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX. Just minutes from some of the best beaches in America, Flamingo is a must at the top of your list of Gay Travel Destinations. The Flamingo Resort has 130 Hotel Rooms, the Flamingo Grill & Cafe, 9 On-Site Shops, 7 Bars and an 80,000 Gallon Pool. Enjoy Tropical Drinks served at the poolside Cabana or relax inside at Flamingo's Video Bar... or dance the night away at the Flamingo Main Bar Night Club, complete with Live DJ's, Light Shows & The Flamingo Royal Players Cabaret Show! Our goal at the Flamingo Resort is to ensure your complete satisfaction while visiting Florida's Largest Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Resort & Entertainment Complex. We are able to do this by offering Non-Stop Entertainment, Great Food & Drinks, and a fabulous staff that understand our Customers are our number one priority. Our job is to create the atmosphere of your dreams where you can meet new friends, make new memories, and have a fantastic time!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Flamingo Resort

Address: 4601 34th St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: ₹ 6,923 - ₹ 9,812 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Flamingo Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 136
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Also Known As:
Flamingo Hotel St. Petersburg
Jms Hotel St Petersburg
Knights Inn Saint Petersburg
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
over a year ago
St. Petersburg, Florida

“Punched by a pattren Sunday August 21, 2016 at the Flamingo Hoel”

1 of 5 stars Pending review

Yesterday, I came to the Flamingo Hotel for tea dance like I do most Sundays. I happened to be using the waterslide the hotel had set up. After getting out of the pool to go down the slid again, there was a guy with his "leather toy boy" in toe. Deck was wet and I lost my footing a bit and brushed against the "boy toy". Apologized and commented on his looks. Well his "master" didn't take lightly to it and cold cocked me in the chest.

I immediately went into the Code Bar and asked for security. When no one came I walked outside and saw the "young lady" security guard talking to the guy who hit me. At this point I became outraged and went to the front desk and asked them to call the police. While waiting for the police to come the General Manager, Randy, was called. While waiting for the police I was calling my bank because my debit card was stolen. Randy was trying to interrupt me while I was on the phone with the bank. At this point I was beyond upset. He kept telling me to sit down. I told him I was calling my bank and waiting for the police. He then told me to leave the property.

I was the one struck by his other pattern and I was told to leave. I walked out to the side walk and waited for the police. Four scout cars arrived. One officier took my information and the other ones went and talked with Randy the so called inept manager. I was given a trespassing paper stating I was not allowed back on the property. BE AWAIRE THAT IF YOU GET PUNCHED IN THE CHEST BY A SO CALLED "MASTER" IT'S OK.

I tried calling the hotel back several times to get the owner's name. The desk clerk was upright RUDE!! He wouldn't give me the information.

I asked if it was always allowed to have their guest's "gay bashed". His response was, "how can you be gay bashed at a gay hotel". I wonder how far this guy got through school to have that type of answer.

I already called Channel 10 news and told them what happened. They requested I email them what happened and they would contact me right away.

I have already contacted my attorney and plan to take full legal action against the flamingo resort and the person that hit me.

6 months ago
over a year ago

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“If you do not want to be inundated with club music all night, ask for a room far away from the main, central area.”
 of 5 bubbles N8346VZstephenw, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Outside, second floor rooms are quieter if resort is crowded, but rooms facing pool have a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles DudesAdrift, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from this place”
 of 5 bubbles X4096NIcarlosm, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
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