Built in 1910, the Beach Drive Inn is the original Vinoy House. Named after Aymer Vinoy Laughner, who built the famous resort across the street in 1925. This historic property is located in the heart of downtown Saint Petersburg, which is a 10-minute walk to the beautiful Tampa Bay. Highlights include a continental breakfast and refreshing guest rooms with free Wi-Fi and parking**.
All the bedrooms are all located on the 2nd Floor. Guest rooms at the Beach Drive Inn are equipped with a cable TV with DVD player and a small refrigerator. Some rooms offer a gorgeous stained-glass bath and partial view of the waterfront or North Straub Park.
The Beach Drive Inn features an enchanting veranda for enjoying the waterfront view. The open foyer allows guests to mingle in front of the original gas fireplace and set the mood for a romantic evening. Board games and books are also available for further entertainment. From the terrace, revel in the music from the parks across the street! Live entertainment and festivals happen year-round in the area. Be a part of the fun without leaving the property! Guests can use the barbecue grills, tiki huts, and fire pit on the terrace.
Vinoy Park, Salvador Dali Museum, Museum of Fine Arts and the soon -to- be completed Pier are within a short walk of the Beach Drive Inn. Take the free Looper Trolley around the corner for a tour and hop on and off at strategic points downtown including USF St. Pete Campus.The Bayfront Medical Center is a short drive from the inn.
The Beach Drive Inn is simply a 20 minute trip to the Gulf Beaches! Take a voyage to the crystal clear waters!
We also have a Beer and Wine License and you may order selections we have during your visit. Gift Certificates are also available for that special occasion and make a well remembered gift. We look forward to having you!
**Limited free on-site parking is available while street parking passes are available if needed. A one car per room is enforced but must signed out a street pass for extra cars and returned to the inn after use.