The Staybridge Suites St. Petersburg Downtown opened February 17, 2014. The 119-suite downtown St. Petersburg hotel is conveniently located to serve the numerous demand generators in the area. Those include John’s Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Bayfront Hospital, The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, University of South Florida, Duke Energy, and Tropicana Field. It is close to the Dali Museum and Tampa Bay waterfront marinas and restaurants. The pet-friendly hotel offers 2,200 sq. ft. of meeting and banquet space, a heated pool, and outdoor patio with fire pit and barbecue grill, fitness center, and complimentary hot breakfast buffet and laundry facility. Because it is an extended stay property, each suite features a full kitchen and spacious work space.