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“Great location, clean & friendly Inn.”
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Sabal Palms Inn
Ranked #4 of 32 Hotels in St. Pete Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Haslemere, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Great location, clean & friendly Inn.”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

A couple of miles from St Pete Beach but the quieter end.
Cross the road & you're on the beach. Enough bars & restaurants in walking distance without being built up.
Nice old guest house, kept very clean by the very friendly & helpful staff.
A few (6ish) bicycles to borrow - 1st come basis.
Chairs to take over the road to the beach.
Gas bar-b-q available to use.
Heated spa pool - lovely temp, powerful jets.
Well equipped kitchenette.
Not huge rooms but good value & well looked after.
Would recommend.

Room Tip: We had 1st floor to rear. Lots of light. Nice & quiet. No sea view but didn't go to spend...
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

Repeat visitor to Sabal Palms - most recent trip was to visit relatives and do some area college visits. Reasonable rates for clean room with kitchenette, just across the street from the gorgeous Pass A Grille beach - very easy to put your feet in the sand! Early morning walks on the beach a must - wonderful sea treasures, pelicans, dolphins - plenty of photo opps. Daily maid service, and bikes, bbq, beach chairs on site. Well located in PAG, walking distance to great on-water breakfast spots and lovely shops. Property overall well maintained, excellent and friendly staff. Parking passes provided. Highly recommend for a weekend, week, or longer!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Atlanta, Georgia
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210 reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

Quaint "Old Florida" style efficiency rooms. Spotlessly kept by very friendly folks. On Passe a Grill beach which is a cool little area off the beaten path just south of the big hotels on St. Pete Beach. You can walk to several good local restaurants. Eddie and Judy were both very helpful. We looked at rooms in their other 2 properties, Coconut Inn and Havana Inn, and both were very nice and slightly upscale versus the Sabal Palms. We would recommend all three.

Room Tip: Rooms 1, 2 and 3 are on the ocean. It's across the street, but a real nice view. We stayed in...
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 November 2013

I had my parents coming to visit, and they loved this place ! It is directly across from the beach very clean,friendly, nice pool and bikes that you can cruz around on! Eddie is who we spoke with most he was friendly and funny ! Thanks so much !!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 11 November 2013

Location and outdoor area are great. Maintained just OK. Plumbing problems in both rooms I stayed in (toilet drainage in 1 and shower not working but tub did in the other). Walls and floors don't insulate sound well, but then again all buildings in pass a grille are pretty old, so that's probably typical. Spacious rooms and very nice exterior.

Room Tip: Not ground floor (noise from people walking on 2nd floor can be bad).
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled solo
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Tampa, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 10 November 2013

We've been coming here for over 10 years, and we've always enjoyed our stay. We like both Sabal Palms and Coconut Inn and recommend both highly. What made our stay so delightful was Judy who is so pleasant, helpful, and easy-going with a bright sunny personality. I had forgotten my spare key in our room, and she was so kind to call me to remind me of that! Both her and Emiglio always impress us with the way that they take great care of the rooms, keeping them clean and comfortable, and highlighting the surroundings with the beautiful, decorative details that warm our hearts and inspire our souls. We'll always continue to keep coming back to this slice of paradise!!
Love,
Charles

Room Tip: All the rooms are great!! Don't forget to ride the bikes, and do some grilling, enjoying your f...
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Denver, Colorado
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2013

I was very pleased with my short stay at Sabal Palms. I only recall the name of one staff member, Judith, who was very helpful and made my stay even more enjoyable. I didn't like my first room (it was a garden-view and I really wanted to see the ocean) and with very little notice, because the room was open she let me change rooms. The property is very quaint and well maintained. They have free cruiser bicycles for your use which was very convenient and a lot of fun. It is literally across the street from the beach. Beach was a little busy on weekends but I went again on a Monday and it was much quieter. A very good place to stay for the price in such a lovely spot.

Room Tip: Garden/Pool view rooms are more affordable but I'd spring for the extra 20 bucks to be upstairs...
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled solo
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Property: Sabal Palms Inn
Address: 1301 Gulfway, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
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Region: United States > Florida > St. Pete Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in St. Pete Beach
#3 Family Hotel in St. Pete Beach
#3 On the Beach Hotel in St. Pete Beach
#3 Romantic Hotel in St. Pete Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sabal Palms Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sabal Palms Inn is a family run inn directly facing the Gulf of Mexico. The only thing that separates you from the sandy white beach and the warm Gulf waters is a small two way utility road. Located in historic Pass-a-Grille where there is nothing growing on the beach except for nature. Proud member of the Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber or Commerce and the Superior Small Lodging Association. Winner of the 2015 SSL White Glove Award. ... more   less 
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Sabal Palms Hotel Saint Pete Beach
Sabal Palms Motel
Sabal Palms Inn St. Pete Beach, Florida

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