Last Updated September 20, 2021 9/20/2021

Top 11 Vacation Rentals Near Downtown St. Petersburg

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Often voted one of the best cities in the United States, St. Petersburg, Florida has come into its own. Once known as a place for retirement, it’s now renowned for the art scene, restaurants, breweries, museums, and diversity. Staying downtown will give visitors a location to get out and about with or without a vehicle. Here are some of the top vacation rentals located near downtown St. Petersburg that works for couples, friends, or families wanting to explore the Sunshine City.

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Downtown Paradise
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Studio Apartment in Downtown St. Petersburg

Downtown Paradise

This studio apartment is just right for two visitors. Located a few blocks from Mirror Lake and the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, it’s minutes from the museums and breweries that make downtown famous. There are also parks to walk to and explore. 

Beautiful 3-Bedroom Waterfront Pool Home
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Beautiful 3BD, 2BA Waterfront Pool Home

Beautiful 3-Bedroom Waterfront Pool Home

A few minutes from downtown St. Petersburg, this house makes a perfect landing spot for families. Sleeping up to six with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, when you’re not venturing out to baseball games and exploring the new pier, take time to relax in the spacious living area or relax at the breakfast bar that can seat all of the house guests. Decorated in natural woods, blues, and greens, the house has a beachy feel. There’s also a screened-in patio with plenty of seating that overlooks the pool and waterfront where you can kayak or watch wildlife.

Beautiful 4-Bedroom Waterfront Pool Home
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Waterfront Pool Home

Beautiful 4-Bedroom Waterfront Pool Home

If you’re searching for a place to stay with your larger family or several couples, this house in Shore Acres is only a few miles from downtown St. Petersburg. Sleeping up to eight guests, the house has a full kitchen including a wine fridge, breakfast bar, dining room, and living area. But don’t plan on spending much time inside. There’s also a heated pool, dock to fish from, or watch for manatees and dolphins and seating on the deck area. Kayaks and paddleboards are also available for use.

Cute & Cozy Flat In The Heart of Downtown
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Cute & Cozy Flat In The Heart of Downtown

Cute & Cozy Flat In The Heart of Downtown

No matter the reason you’re visiting, this 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo, which sleeps three guests, offers relaxation when you’re not out and about. Great for girl’s weekends, family vacations, or even business, the well-equipped kitchen, spa-inspired bathroom, and balconies to watch the city go by will help you feel at home.

Fantastic Farmhouse Cottage - 7 Min Walk to Beach
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Fantastic Farmhouse Cottage

Fantastic Farmhouse Cottage - 7 Min Walk to Beach

Steps from neighborhood bars, restaurants, and coffee shops, this 1 bedroom, 1 bath bungalow is located in the Old Northeast neighborhood. The residential tree-lined area is full of historic homes you can see while taking a stroll towards the downtown sights that make the area famous. Newly renovated, the cottage has a small fully equipped kitchen, queen bed, living area with television, and a front porch to relax on and watch the world go by.

Treetop Retreat In Old NE
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Treetop Retreat In Old NE

Treetop Retreat In Old NE

Easily venture into downtown St. Petersburg from this 1 bedroom, 1 bath treetop retreat. Located close to Beach Dr. restaurants and shops, there is a screened patio, living room, dining area, and full kitchen, and only a five-minute drive to Tropicana Field for baseball games.

Retro Retreat in DTSP, Walk to Everything Downtown
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Retro Retreat in downtown St. Pete

Retro Retreat in DTSP, Walk to Everything Downtown

This 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo has front and back balconies, a jacuzzi bathtub, a kitchen, and a washer/dryer to help make you comfortable. You’ll also have access to a parking pass that provides free parking, not that you’ll need to worry about having a car. Centrally located to downtown St. Pete, it’s an easy walk to all the attractions in the area.

Downtown Steps to Beach Drive Restaurants, Shops, & Waterfront
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Downtown Steps To Beach Drive

Downtown Steps to Beach Drive Restaurants, Shops, & Waterfront

Be in the thick of downtown while staying in this 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment. Located just blocks from St. Pete Pier, each bedroom has a queen bed and flat-screen television. The full kitchen is equipped with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, not that you’ll be using the kitchen much. Located off of Beach Drive NE, there are plenty of restaurant choices nearby. There’s also a full-sized washer and dryer available to guests.

Modern Cottage In St. Petersburg Crescent Lake Area
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Modern Cottage In St. Petersburg Crescent Lake Area

Modern Cottage In St. Petersburg Crescent Lake Area

A 1 bedroom, 1 bath bungalow, this cottage is located minutes from downtown near Crescent Lake. A combination living and dining area, king-sized bed, free wifi, private deck, and free washer and dryer will help guests feel at home after a day or night out on the town.

Walk Everywhere Heart Of Downtown St. Pete
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Heart Of Downtown St. Pete

Walk Everywhere Heart Of Downtown St. Pete

Located two blocks from Central Avenue, you’ll be in the middle of everything in this 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment. Less than a mile from The Salvador Dali Museum, Tampa Bay Rowdies games, Tampa Bay Rays games, and the grocery store ensures you won’t even need to get in your car once you park.

Modern Old Northeast Studio, Walkable to Downtown-Beach-Shops
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Porch of Modern Old Northeast Studio

Modern Old Northeast Studio, Walkable to Downtown-Beach-Shops

Adjacent to downtown in the Old Northeast neighborhood, this studio sleeps two and includes a full kitchen and bathroom. Enjoy the outdoors on a private covered patio or go for a walk to explore the residential neighborhood with its historic homes. When you’re ready to explore downtown, it’s only a mile to the sports venues and museums. 

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