4601 34th St S, St Petersburg, FL | Directions 3371127.725919 -82.680328
Sat: 10am-11pm, Sun: 10am-10pm, Mon-Thu: 4pm-10pm, Fri: 4pm-11pm
Sunday I was at Flamingo Resort in St Pete for what was Press Released as "The Closing Event of Pride being held at Flamingo Resort". The hotel was packed with people all day Saturday and even more on Sunday. When arriving to Flamingo a Flamingo employee was directing traffic into the Maxi Mall parking lot telling drivers where to Park. Drivers returned to their cars a few hours latter only to find a empty parking lot. I have been told that over 70 cars were towed on Sunday night alone. The staff was very understanding, however, I was not treated half as well by the Manager of Flamingo. In short she tells me they only pay to reserve the first 3 rows of parking in that lot next to McDonald's and Ace Hardware and that it was "Not their problem" people got towed even though they had paid Flamingo employees telling us to park in the very spots we were all towed from". I spoke very calmly to her and asked her if she felt that she should publicly apologize to the gay community about what happened and she said "NO!!!....they would not!!!!! The Towing Co. (who have been very nice and helpful that night) also told us this happens all the time with Flamingo, they said they will not set up any agreement with the lot next door and they (Flamingo) know every event that people will be getting towed away, yet they still have workers telling them to park in that lot. It was $115 to get our car back that same night. I feel so badly for the people who live paycheck to paycheck and could not get their car back,....but as the manager said "It's not Flamingo's problem!! I don't feel the gay community should show Flamingo any support if they are unwilling to fix this problem and apologize to us all. They keep taking our money and could care less what our outcome is at the end of the night. It's very disrespectful. Think about this before going there and giving them a dime!
Great Hotel BUT... – It's a great hotel but if any of you are looking to save some $$ then book it at referer.us/8/GoodHotelDeals They usually have some pretty good deals on there!
Fun place – fun laid back and good place to make new friends!
Best Gay Resort in Southeast Florida! – Flamingo's goal is to ensure your complete satisfaction at their luxury all Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Resort. They do this by offering non-stop entertainment, fine menu fare & fabulous poolside and resort accommodations. Their Customers are their number one focus. They've created the atmosphere of my dreams where I met new friends, made new memories, and had a fantastic time.
Flamingo is just minutes from the Best Beaches in America...Flamingo is a must at the top of your list of Gay Destinations. 130 newly renovated rooms, Flamingo Restaurant, Tropical Drinks served at the Poolside Cabana or Flamingo Lounge. Dance the night away at the Flamingo Disco, with nightly Live DJ & Light Show.
A well-known, mid-priced national and international hotel chain where kids always stay free. – In Short
Howard Johnson's story began in 1925, with an ice cream stand that soon became a chain of orange-roofed restaurants, and eventually motor lodges. Today, the hotels offer quality accommodations at value prices for families and business travelers. Comforts of Home amenities include in-room coffeemakers, complimentary weekday newspapers and more. Most locations offer Home Office rooms, with work desks and chairs, and Crayola Kids Rooms, with Crayola easels and accessories, plus a mini-fridge and microwave.
Under New Management – Hotel is undergoing a major renovation and is expected to be completed by 2007 Reasonable rates, Pet friendly rooms (under 20 lbs)
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