Rising from sugary Gulf shores towers a romantic legend which blends European grandeur, seaside elegance and sweet sunsets with the enchantment of yesteryear-- The Don CeSar, is the only historic resort poised along the Gulf of Mexico from the Keys of Florida to the tip of Texas.
277 Rooms, Concierge, Full-Service Spa*, Fitness Center, Babysitting*, Barber/Beauty Parlor, Currency Exchange, Dry Cleaning/Laundry Service*, Florist, 24-Hour Front Desk, Meeting and Conference Facilities, Valet Parking*, Transportation Arrangements, Private Beach, Watersports*, 2 Swimming Pools, Whirlpool, Fitness Classes, On-Site Shopping, Children's Program, Tennis (Nearby)*, 5 Restaurants, 2 Bars/Lounges.
* denotes activities/services available for an additional cost. Amenities and inclusions are subject to change at any time.
Room Categories and Descriptions
Room amenities include cable TV with premium channels, pay-per-view movies, marble/granite bathrooms, hairdryers, individual climate control.
Requests for a specific bedding arrangement or room location are fulfilled by the hotel based on availability.
Child Policy: Children 17 and under stay free of charge, when sharing room with 2 paying adults using existing bedding.
Superior - One king bed or two double beds. Located on 1st and 2nd floors. 250 square feet / 23.23 square meters.
Deluxe - One king bed or two double beds. Located on floors 2 through 7. 250 square feet / 23.23 square meters.
Deluxe Balcony - Two double beds.
Luxury Partial Gulf View - One king bed or two double beds. Located on floors 1 through 7. 250 square feet / 23.23 square meters.
Grand Gulf View - Two double beds or one king bed.
Grand Gulf View With Balcony - One king bed.
Deluxe Junior Suite Balcony - One king bed. Balcony overlooking the city. Conversation area with one queen-size sofa bed. Located on floors 2 through 4. 400 square feet / 37.16 square meters.
Luxury Junior Suite - One king bed or two double beds. Partial views of Gulf of Mexico. Conversation area with one queen-size sofa bed. Located on floors 2 through 7. 400 square feet / 37.16 square meters.
Grand Junior Suite With Balcony - One king bed.
One Bedroom Bayside Suite With Balcony - One king bed.
One Bedroom Bayside Suite - One king bed and sofa bed.
One Bedroom Luxury Suite - Two double beds.
One Bedroom Gulfview Suite - One king bed or two double beds.
Gulfview Penthouse Suite - One king bed and two double beds.
Bayside Penthouse Suite - One queen bed, one king bed and two double beds.
The Maritana Grille - The Maritana Grille, the signature Four Diamond restaurant at the Don, invites guests to plunge into the deep blue—-surrounded by 1,500 gallons of salt water aquariums and indigenous Florida fish. Indulge in Floribbean temptations ranging from salmon to soufflé, prepared over a pecan and cherry wood grill and served with more than 140 selections of fine wine. Selected by Epicurean Rendezvous magazine as "One of the Top 100 Restaurants in Florida," The Maritana Grille offers a warm atmosphere where jackets are definitely not required.
The Chef's Table - Guests are invited to enhance special evenings by dining with The Maritana Grille's Executive Chef Eric Neri and his gourmet staff. The culinary adventure begins once inside the swinging doors leading to the kitchen. As a heavenly aroma foretells what awaits the tastebuds, four to eight patrons are seated at a triangular table in a corner of The Maritana Grille kitchen, separated from the grill and preparation areas by a glass window enabling guests to preview the evening fare. Designed to accommodate private dinners and small business gatherings, this intimate atmosphere adds unique flavor to important events.
The King Charles Ballroom - Sunday brunch in the highly acclaimed King Charles Ballroom combines gourmet delights and spectacular Gulf views with more than 180 delicious selections. Leisurely Sunday mornings are spent deciding whether to indulge first in made-to-order crepes, smoked salmon or fresh steamed shellfish.
The Sea Porch Café - The Sea Porch Café offers unforgettable orange and pink sunsets as it takes advantage of its beachfront location with a garden-like, casual setting surrounded by brightly painted greenhouse scenes. White wicker furniture and oversized wooden swings are poised along the boardwalk to enhance dining on moonlit nights. The Sea Porch Café features light fresh meals consisting of tropical fruits, seafood and sweet and spicy flavors from the Caribbean and Mediterranean throughout the day.
Beachcomber Grill - The newly designed Beachcomber Bar & Grille, nestled between the pool and the Gulf of Mexico, offers unique full service dining. Servers grate fresh asiago cheese on Caesar salads or fresh pepper and rock salt over a fresh Gulf fish sandwich. The Beachcomber is accented with tiffany glass and offers a goodly amount of seating.
24-hour room service available
The Lobby Bar
|Resort Rating Key|
|Exceptional (Premier property with finest services,
amenities and exquisite surroundings)
|Deluxe (Prime location with outstanding service, elegant accommodations and a wide array of amenities)|
|Good (Tastefully furnished accommodations with
assortment of amenities and services)
|Moderate (Comfortable accommodations with limited
amenities and services)
|Fair (Clean, basic, budget property)|
|Very limited appeal|