This all-suite property is situated near the beach and is a 3-minute walk away from Shoppes on Sand Key, while access to the beach is about 6 minutes away on foot. This hotel is well located for guests looking to explore the Sand Key area on foot.
This hotel is 100% smoke free and all suites include a flat screen TV with pay-per-view movies, a sofabed, a mini-fridge, a mini-bar, a microwave, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer, a desk and air conditioning. Select suites also include a private balcony. Suites are furnished with one king bed or two double beds.
Wi-Fi is available in suites for an additional fee of $9.95 per day. Free self-parking is available on site, while valet parking is available for $10 per day. Pets are not permitted.
There are multiple on-site dining options. Watercolour Steakhouse and Grille serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the Watercolour Lounge is open for dinner and drinks only. Kokomos Bar and Grille serves lunch and dinner poolside, while Pizza Hut Express is open for lunch and dinner. The on-site Java Cafe serves Starbucks coffee.
On-site recreational facilities include an outdoor pool and waterfall, an outdoor children's pool, a playground, a hot tub and a fitness centre. Other on-site amenities include a business centre, babysitting service, an ATM, a concierge desk, a gift shop, coin-operated laundry machines, a dry cleaning service and safe deposit boxes. There is also an on-site salon and day spa.
Captain Memo's Pirate Cruise and Kai Lani Catamaran, at Clearwater Beach, are both a 5-minute drive away, while Dolphin Encounter at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium is 9 minutes away by car.
Ruth Eckerd Hall, which hosts concerts, stand-up comedy acts and dramatic performances, The Marcia P. Hoffman Performing Arts Institute, and Bayside Bridge Shopping Center, are all about a 22-minute drive away. The Tampa International Airport (TPA) is about 35 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Many guests seemed to enjoy their stay at this property, among the reviews used for this analysis, and several aspects of this hotel received praise.
Many guests enjoyed the outdoor pool area, hot tub and on-site children's activities.
Many reviewers praised the food, drinks and service at the on-site restaurants. However, there were a couple of complaints about prices (see below).
The staff were frequently and highly complimented for their friendly, responsive and helpful service.
Several guests described beautiful views of the water from their private balconies, while several reviewers agreed that their rooms were clean and spacious. A couple of guests appreciated that their suites were equipped with a mini-fridge and a microwave. There were a few guests, however, who thought their rooms needed upgrades (see below).
Several reviewers found the location convenient for accessing the beach, shopping and restaurants on foot. However, a few guests did feel that the hotel was a bit far from Clearwater Beach (see below for more details).
There were a few common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.
A few guests thought that their rooms were in need of some upgrades and one reviewer specifically complained about dated carpeting.
While many reviewers described enjoyable meals at the on-site restaurant, as mentioned above, a couple of guests thought that the menu prices were expensive.
A few guests found the hotel located farther from Clearwater Beach than they expected.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.2 out of 5, with 90% of 123 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #20 out of 95 hotels in Clearwater, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 774 reviews.