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Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have been to the hotel and restaurant several times and it is always excellent. The food is sophisticated but pretentious. The hotel is elegant but not over the top. This is a favorite of mine! It has a great a location with lots happening on the street.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here tonight for the view and what an awful mistake. Spent 30.00 for two sub par glasses of wine to enjoy the view and ran into a few people who were the most rude and obnoxious people ever. We met an extremely nice professional couple that invited us to sit with them and thereupon were told by someone behind...

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting St. Pete's on an annual basis, we have enjoyed the Birchwood before. On Thursday Nov 17 we had a reservation for six and were on time- told the table's occupants would be done soon. With some persuasion after some time a table was created. The other table stayed occupied for an hour or more. Despite this we booked again...

1Thank dmcwalker
Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Birchwood is what a boutique hotel should be: quaint, beautiful, friendly, and bustling with energy. We spent the weekend here with a group of friends and will definitely visit again! There are many shops and restaurants within walking distance, but you could spend the entire time at The Birchwood and be perfectly content.

Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great location overlooking St Petersburg harbor, awesome views, well laid out and decorated nicely. Staff (Kyle and others) were courteous and professional. Drinks were reasonable and beer cold. Recommend a hat or sunscreen on bright days.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a great bar with an amazing view in St. Pete, FL, you have to check out the Canopy on the top floor of the Birchwood hotel! I visited this bar while staying at St. Pete for a business meeting. An absolute delightful find. This bar has a Great Happy Hour and Drink Specials!

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The room was excellent surprised to find a free bottle of champagne wait staff was very good and friendly room was a little dim due to the lighting arrangement but other than that it was an excellent room good quality for the money down in downtown St Pete where everything is happening within walking distance to all the shops and...

Thank Richard C
Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The Birchwood Inn is an 18 boutique room hotel located in the heart of Downtown St. Pete just an exit away from Tropicana Field and across the street from the Bay. The rooftop bar at Sunset was filled with people and really talented live entertainment with a hot vibe from Happy Hour on into the late evening. We took a...

Thank lasvegastravelwriter
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The menu is limited but everything on it is amazing. I love the food apps and desserts. The service was top notch. The area is amazing and they have a rooftop lounge you can relax at before or after dinner with amazing views of downtown st Pete. Definitely recommend.

Thank cgarcia0907
Management response:

Thank you for an awesome review! We are so glad you enjoyed your meal with us and we met your expectations for a 5 star experience! Hope to have you back soon!

Naples, Florida
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Welcoming service, stylish rooms (great bathrooms with clawfoot tubs, spacious rain shower)... and terrific roof top bar! We always prefer boutique hotels provided they offer quality... which The Birchwood does! Great location within walking distance of several nice places to dine. We will be back!

Thank brilandlynn

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • 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 33701-3406 (Formerly Grayl's Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > St. Petersburg
Price Range: $421 - $565 (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
The Birchwood St. Petersburg, Florida
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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