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Fort Myers, Florida
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47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The Birchwood is located in the heart and within walking distance to everything. The rooms are lovely and well appointed although a little on the dark side. Lighting by the bedside needs to be brighter. Otherwise, we enjoyed our stay and would certainly go back.

Thank Fortmyersgirl
Miami, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2015

The room (309) was fantastic, people was incredibly friendly and went the extra mile to make my wife happy on our anniversary. The food is on par with the offering available in big cosmopolitan cities. The rooftop is pretty much THE place to be in St. Petersburg... Simply a spotless experiences.

1 Thank Ricardo F
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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279 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Fabulous property on Beach in Downtown St. Pete! Amazing rooms, great staff, charge to your room at their many restaurants and bars. Casual yet refined. Short walk to shops and parks and museums. The staff is amazing and caters to your every need. Be sure to have a cocktail and appetizers at The Canopy you'll love it.

Thank Candy S
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

I loved everything about this hotel. The classic style, the great food..... both in the hotel and within a short walking distance, the location.....close to everything except maybe the beach, but you can be at the beach in about 30 minutes, which isn't bad at all......and especially the service! The staff remembered our names. I just booked the hotel again... More 

1 Thank Chad W
Tampa, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 16 July 2015

My husband and I eloped on the rooftop last week. The staff was simply amazing! From the initial visit to view the property, to checking in, getting organized for the event and even parking everyone was a delight to work with. Tim, the manager, was more than helpful in planning. Eddie, at the front desk ROCKS!!!! We are already planning... More 

Thank goddessiam2015
Naples, Florida
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32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

I typically stay at the vinoy when I visit St Pete but wanted to try something new. The Birchwood is my new favorite place! New rooms with a really nice decor and plenty of space. I stayed in room 201 which I had read was a great room and I agree. This trip I didn't have my wife and son... More 

1 Thank BelzSells
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here Memorial Day weekend and will definitely be returning. The rooftop bar was a great atmosphere and the staff was all very helpful and personable. The manager even personally spoke to us and thanked us for staying. We were supposed to meet a friend at another bar but we ended up staying upstairs all night... More 

1 Thank Megan O
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103 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

This hotel is right on the water is a really unique and hip. The bathrooms are very spacious and the beds are great. I am a regular to St Pete and typically stay at the Vinoy but this place has earned my business long term. Good eats in the lobby and they provide a free breakfast in the morning at... More 

1 Thank IndianaolisAlex
Williamsburg, Virginia
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Would tell every-one!! Food, and Service First Class. Family first time at this restaurant, we come to St. Pete all the time for vacation, this was a business trip, so we had very little time in stay. But made an excellent choice from locals!!! Will see you soon on next trip!!!

Thank pirate10579
Fort Myers, Florida
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This was our first time. Great boutique hotel and the room was fantastic. We had a room facing Beach Drive the street across from the park and marina. They also have a great restaurant. Would greatly recommend staying here in St. Petersburg, Fl.

1 Thank Mary P

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about The Birchwood

Address: 340 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (Formerly Grayl's Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $450 - $599 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Birchwood 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Grayls Hotel St Petersburg
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in St. Petersburg
#10 Business Hotel in St. Petersburg
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“The third floor is the highest level room you can book with 18 rooms total here.”
 of 5 bubbles lasvegastravelwriter, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor away from construction”
 of 5 bubbles margawil, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Overlooking park is best”
 of 5 bubbles Amldesigner, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stay away from the construction side for now.”
 of 5 bubbles traveler202020, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 201 a bit noisy on Saturday nights.”
 of 5 bubbles tomsH9340LL, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
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