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Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club

501 Fifth Avenue Northeast
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

For hotel reservations:

Call 1-888-236-2427

Visit the Renaissance Vinoy Website

If you have difficulty securing a room discount, please email

The showplace of St. Petersburg’s waterfront, the Renaissance Vinoy Resort is a beautifully restored, luxury resort overlooking Tampa Bay, with a spectacular golf course, and spacious accommodations. Located in the heart of charming St. Petersburg, the resort is within blocks of intriguing galleries, restaurants, and shops. The Vinoy is a Marriott facility.

Start your day with a walk along the water or a workout at the complimentary fitness center. The hotel’s full-service spa, 18-hole golf course and 21-court tennis complex offer more options for relaxation and play. And, there’s no better way to end the day than by watching the sunset from the hotel’s Southern-style veranda.

We’ve arranged special room rates for all IMPACT attendees. Until March 23, you can reserve a room for $255 per night. After March 23, regular room rates apply. Please note: Conference rates apply to stays two days before and after the event, based on room availability. However, space is limited and the hotel typically is sold out in April. We strongly recommend that you make hotel reservations early.

Getting to the Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club

Tampa International Airport (TPA) is the most frequently used airport by those traveling
to St. Petersburg. Since the resort is located within walking distance of museums, shops, and a wide variety of restaurants and bars, you likely won’t need a rental car. See below for shuttle and cab information, as well as driving directions.

22 milesTampa International Airport (TPA)

Taxi : Available
Shuttle: Super Shuttle available
Book in advance for confirmed reservation online @ or call  
1-800-BLUE-VAN (800-258-3826)
Phone and service for Super Shuttle also available in the airport
Rental Car: Take I-275 South to St. Petersburg
Take exit 23A (I-375), stay left
Follow 4th Avenue North to Beach Drive and turn left
Resort is one block, on right

12 milesSt. Petersburg Airport (PIE)

Taxi : Available
Shuttle: Super Shuttle available
Reservation is required. Confirm reservation online @ or call 1-800-BLUE-VAN (800-258-3826)
Rental Car: Take I-275 South to St. Petersburg
Take exit 23A (I-375), stay left
Follow 4th Avenue North to Beach Drive and turn left
Resort is one block on right

12 milesClearwater (CLW)

Taxi: Available
Shuttle: Not available
Rental Car: Take I-275 South to St. Petersburg
Take exit 23A (I-375), stay left
Follow 4th Avenue North to Beach Drive and turn left
Resort is one block on right

About St. Petersburg

Long famous for its beautiful beaches, sunny weather, and wealth of outdoor activities, St. Petersburg has become a cultural center of Florida, a destination for all ages for the galleries, shops, restaurants, museums, theater, and nightlife. As the Vinoy Resort is right in the midst of this thriving downtown, nearly every destination is within easy walking distance.

Shopping: St. Petersburg’s beautiful waterfront promenade, famous pier, and downtown area are filled with an eclectic mix of award-winning restaurants, charming bistros, cafes, coffee-houses and clubs. In close by Madeira Beach, you’ll discover a quaint Florida fishing village of unique shops, restaurants, and galleries that turns into a lively gathering spot when the sun goes down. In April the St. Petersburg famous pier hosts The Festival of States.
Music & Theater: If live theater or music is your passion, you’ll find much to please in St. Petersburg. The American Stage Theater is the oldest professional theater presenting live plays throughout the year. Mahaffey Theater is the spot for everything from Broadway shows to live concerts. A more intimate theatrical space, the Palladium Theater hosts symphonies, gospels, concerts, and musical reviews.
Museums: Right in the heart of downtown are a number of captivating museums. At the Salvador Dali Museum, you’ll discover the most comprehensive collection in the world produced by the Spanish surrealist. Visit the fine collection of masterworks from around the world at the Museum of Fine Arts which houses collections that range from American and European art to Greek and Roman antiquities. There is also the Holocaust Museum, the fourth largest in the United States, featuring permanent and special exhibits of art, photographs, and historical artifacts.
Spring Training: Let us not forget our favorite national past time! The Tampa-St. Petersburg area is home for spring training for the New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Toronto Blue Jays, and the home team, Tampa’s Bay Devil Rays. Watch some great early-season games!
Outdoor Activities: St. Petersburg is a destination haven for outdoor activities. There are 35 miles of pristine beaches for sunning, swimming, relaxing. The area has more than 50 challenging golf courses. And the parks along the coast cover miles. Walk, run, bike, blade the 50-mile-long Pinellas Trail that goes from St. Petersburg to Tarpon Springs. Visit a virtual Garden of Eden at the Sunken Gardens, considered one of the best botanical exhibits in the United States.

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