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Postcard Inn On The Beach, St. Pete

by Megan DuBois
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by Megan DuBois
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When you think of Florida, you probably think of the sandy shores and crashing ocean waves at the beaches. If a beach vacation is on the horizon, but you still haven’t decided where to stay, consider a room at Postcard Inn On The Beach in stunning, action-packed St. Pete Beach. To learn more, read on for our full review of the property. 

What You Need to Know 

The Look of Postcard Inn On The Beach

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Postcard Inn On The Beach is just steps away from the clear-blue waters of St. Pete Beach. 

The hotel, which oozes with historic charm, was one of the first properties built in the area. The current vintage-inspired design draws on the hotel’s history as a spot for surfers looking to catch the next big wave. There are also 196 beachy-chic rooms, some of which face the pool or garden. If you prefer more space, opt for one of the bungalows, which are equipped with a King bed, a sitting area, and an oceanfront balcony. 


The Vibe at Postcard Inn On The Beach

Guests staying at Postcard Inn On The Beach are greeted with the laid-back vibes of beach life and surf culture. Start your morning off at P.S. Grind, where you can savor a cup of locally roasted Kahwa coffee. After an afternoon at the beach or pool, head back to the hotel to grab a bite to eat at Beach Bar & Snack Shack, which looks just like a run-down beach shack complete with license plates and kitschy signs. Don't forget to take a sunset stroll along the beach before retreating to your room for the night.

Who Will Love Postcard Inn On The Beach

Postcard Inn On The Beach mostly caters to leisure travelers looking to spend some time in the Florida sun. As such, leisure travelers looking for a clean, family-friendly hotel at a fair price will love the property. Plus, the hotel offers plenty of amenities (more on those later) to please families, groups, and individual guests indulging in a beach vacation. 

Who Might Not Love Postcard Inn On The Beach

Those who are looking for a hotel with a more upscale and luxurious feel will want to look elsewhere for accommodations. This property caters mostly to budget-conscious travelers looking for a clean, centrally located beachfront hotel. 

Best Amenity at Postcard Inn On The Beach

The best amenity here is the beachfront location, affording you the option to lay in the sun, build sandcastles, swim in the ocean, catch a wave, and more. The hotel does offer two complimentary beach chairs per room; however, you'll need to bring your own beach towel. It's also worth noting that the hotel has the largest pool in St. Pete Beach. 

Money Matters 

What’s Included at Postcard Inn On The Beach

Guests at the property enjoy free wifi, pool access, complimentary beach chairs, and parking (one car per reservation). Daybeds and cabanas are also available. Free lawn games like corn hole and giant Jenga are available, too.

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at Postcard Inn On The Beach

 Typical hotel fees and taxes should be expected here. 

How to Get a Deal at Postcard Inn On The Beach

Consider staying in August, September, or October. (You'll find the best rates during these three months, which are right between Florida's two big travel seasons.) Book your stay directly with the hotel for the lowest rates. It's also worth noting that weeknights are typically cheaper than weekends. Don't forget to check the offers tab on the property's website, where you'll find seasonal promotions and packages. 

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Postcard Inn On The Beach

Postcard Inn On The Beach is just a beach access ramp away from the sunny shoreline of St. Pete Beach. Hotel guests are also within easy walking distance of great shopping and dining. St. Pete Beach doesn’t have a huge nightlife scene, but you can drive up and down the strip to check out the beach bars (some of which offer live music).

Nearest Airport to Postcard Inn On The Beach

The nearest airport is St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport, which is a breezy 13 miles away. 

The Bottom Line

Postcard Inn On The Beach is a funky hotel with a laid-back atmosphere -- making it the perfect beach getaway with family or friends.

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