Rate and special offer based on Check-in: May 7, 2015 Check-out: May 8, 2015

Dolphin Beach Resort

3 stars
View map of 4900 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.6
out of 5
184 reviews
Great sunsets!!!

Centrally located. Beach and pool nicely kept. Shopping center just across street. Great for all ages. See full review

  • charles y.
  • Apr 6, 2015
Had an Awesome Time!

Thank you! Everything was perfect! The last time I stayed on a beach at a different hotel, not only... See full review

  • Angel888
  • Oct 20, 2014
Resort accommodations on St. Pete Beach

Experience Florida's natural beauty and sparkling waters of the Gulf Coast from this beachfront hotel. The Dolphin Beach Resort is located directly on the sands of St. Pete Beach and the Gulf of Mexico. The property offers 173 spacious rooms with outdoor recreation, including swimming, water sports and volleyball. Enjoy lounging by the pool or parasailing from the sandy beaches just off the property. Beach cabanas make an ideal home base for a day spent by the water. Visit the hotel's colorful grill or beach bar for afternoon refreshments, dinner or breakfast.

Highlights
  • 400 feet of sandy beach on the Gulf Coast
  • Complimentary shuffleboard, parasailing and other water sports (fees apply)
  • Beach cabanas (fees apply)
Rooms

The hotel's oversized rooms offer microwave oven, coffeemaker, refrigerator, hairdryer, iron and alarm clock with MP3 connection. Some rooms feature a beachfront balcony.

Features

Dolphin Beach Resort offers a host of complimentary amenities. Enjoy free wireless Internet access in the lobby, free parking and coin laundry. The hotel has numerous dining options including Boca Sands Grille serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and Flipper's Beach Bar and Lobby Lounge. Positioned for quick access to many activities, guests can arrange fishing charters nearby, as well as golf. Dolphin Beach Resort is located on the trolley route that travels the length of the beach to the downtown area.  

Transportation
  • St. Pete/Clearwater Airport (PIE) (30 minutes)
  • Tampa International Airport (TPA) (35 minutes)
Attractions
  • Tropicana Field
  • Salvador Dali Museum
  • Sunken Gardens
  • The Pier
  • Orlando attractions (less than 90 minutes away)
Business

The hotel's facilities offer a professional venue ideal for all types of events. Conference and reception facilities feature 10,000 square feet and offer option for catering provided by professional staff.  Menus range from buffets to beach-themed events for family or business. Versatile function spaces include banquet rooms, several small breakout rooms and an executive boardroom.

Policies & Fees
  • Fifth occupant at an additional cost
  • Complimentary parking (only one parking permit per room will be issued)

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Dolphin Beach Resort Rooms

STANDARD - HOTEL
Standard Room with two double beds. Rooms offers microwave oven, coffeemaker,refrigerator, hairdryer, iron and alarm clock with Mp3 connection.
5th occupant is an additional cost per night.
Please note that parking is complimentary, however only 1 parking permit per room will be issued
SUPERIOR - HOTEL
Superior Pool rooms have two double beds.
Room offers microwave oven, coffeemaker, refrigerator, hairdryer, iron and alarm clock with MP3 connection. 5th occupant at an additional cost.
Please note that parking is complimentary, however only 1 parking permit per room will be issued
DELUXE - HOTEL
Deluxe Beach Front rooms have two queen beds. Room offers microwave oven, coffeemaker, refigerator, hairdryer, iron and alarm clock with MP3 connection.
5th occupant at an additional cost.
Please note that parking is complimentary, however only 1 parking permit per room will be issued

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking

Hotel Map

27.7228 -82.7407
Area served
St. Pete Beach
Nearby airports
Tampa International Airport is 38 miles from hotel. St. Pete Clearwater Airport is 20 miles away. Super Shuttle provides transportation at modest fees.
Area description
Hotel located in St. Pete Beach. Local shops and other dining venues are in
walking distance. Area is ideal for families. Area attractions are easily accessible.

Nearby points of interest

  • Tropicana Field: 7.3 mi

Dining

Boca Sands Grille
Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Menu prices are moderate, lunch and dinner items range from Wings and Burgers to Steak.
Flipper's Beach Bar
Open daily weather permitting. Flippers offers up wonderful frozen tropical concoctions, ice cold beers non-alchol beverages. Flippers has it's own menu, serving Burgers, Dogs,Sandwiches and Snacks. Entertainment on weekends .
Boca Sands Patio
Dine outside for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Patio open weather permitting.
Lobby Lounge Bar
Bar open daily. Entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings. Full menu available at bar as well.

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Hotel ideal for all types of Reunions from Military to High School and Family. Small conference planners and association directors will find the Dolphin Beach Resort a friendly and professional venue. Plan your destination wedding and enjoy a carefree event.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
4:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Dolphin Beach Resort

Overall score

3.6 / 5
5.01.0
184 out of 184
Amenities:
3.6
Cleanliness:
3.7
Hotel staff:
3.8
Comfort:
3.7
Location:
4.5
Value:
3.8

85% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Dolphin Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
erin p.
Business
N/A
Apr 23, 2015

Nice Location

Okay hotel for the price. I really liked the location and pool.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dolphin Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
yvonne d.
Business
N/A
Apr 14, 2015

Great location

The hotel is really in a great location. Close to the beach and lots of places to eat. The pool area was super and very clean. I recommend this hotel for families. The bathroom could of used some updating but overall very good. lots of activity on the beach area.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dolphin Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JETKIM
Business
Douglasville
Apr 12, 2015

Awesome family trip

We went for spring break combined with baseball team trip. Perfect location! Rooms are very clean, food is very good at the Dolphin. We will definitely book there again! So many good restaurants to walk to plus a free taxi service in St. Pete! Love this area and would definitely recommend staying at the Dolphin! We booked an ocean front room which I would highly recommend spending a little extra!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dolphin Beach Resort

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
charles y.
Business
N/A
Apr 6, 2015

Great sunsets!!!

Centrally located. Beach and pool nicely kept. Shopping center just across street. Great for all ages.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dolphin Beach Resort

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Maggie
Business
Norwood
Mar 19, 2015

Weekend Wedding

Stayed for 3 nights in March with my boyfriend. We arrived early and had to wait about an hour to get in the room. We had a standard pool view room which gave a beach view as well so that was nice. The room smelled a little but not so much to complain. My boyfriend stayed by himself the first night while I stayed with the bride. He mentioned that it was pretty dirty under the night stand and that the outside bar closes at 10pm so no late night drinks. The room walls are paper thin we were able to here the maid service on our second night there. The beach was very conveniently located but it should be said that the public access is right next to the resort so I felt that it was more crowded than I would have cared for(Anna Maria Island was not as crowded). Also vendors are everywhere. I will say the staff was amazing especially the bartenders. They let us in on local places and gave us advice about local tour guides. We went on a tour with Dolphin Landings Charter which is across the street from the resort and it was one of the better tours I've been on complete with dolphin watching. Another place to check out is Sea Critters it's a little bit of a drive down the island but it was worth the drive. The seafood boil was delicious. Overall it was a good trip.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dolphin Beach Resort

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Leslie B.
Business
METAIRIE
Mar 18, 2015

Family vacation

Was overall ok room was old and outdated and the hallway had a terrible dirty carpet smell

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dolphin Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Zzzzxxxx
Business
N/A
Feb 3, 2015

Positive hotel experience

We experienced a very quiet well maintained room. The experience was generally quite good. The availability of a smoking allowed room was a big plus for us. It allowed us to stay in the room without constant smoking trips outside. The service in the restaurant was, at best, average. But, the experience overall was fine. Very comparable to other places on St Pete Beach.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dolphin Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Craig C.
Business
N/A
Jan 22, 2015

Great value for your money

This is not our first trip to St Pete Beach or the Dolphin Beach Resort. With that said, too us, this is the best value resort we have found for the money. Great location with a friendly staff, walking distance to anything needed and rooms that are clean and basic to our needs. It's not fancy, but neither am I.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dolphin Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
MIkey O
Business
N/A
Jan 17, 2015

Just fine

Clean consistent friendly desk staff maybe one of the better priced Hotels on the strip small rooms

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Dolphin Beach Resort

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Joyce G.
Business
Lexington
Jan 16, 2015

our trip

We had a really great experience. The room was as described. The beach is beautiful. The view from our room was great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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