So while we may be locals we still like to break off and enjoy our own little staycation. Hey, we live where the rest of the world vacations so why not take advantage.
That being said, we don’t hit the “fancy” places and sometimes we use Air B&B. Most of the time we will hit a hotel though so we can enjoy the pool, views, and quick bar access. They are pretty close in price so no big deal.
Here are our 6 “Go To’s”
1. Shephard’s Beach Resort
Experience Clearwater Beach’s #1 entertainment resort. Between concerts, a beautiful water front pool and bar, great food and FREE sunsets every night Shephard’s Beach Resort is an amazing place to enjoy Clearwater Beach. Even if you aren’t staying here and are looking for a fun place to spend an afternoon look no further!
Hip, luxury accommodations with modern amenities and stunning views. Enjoy world class dining and entertainment.
We a huge fans of their restaurant Ocean Flame- The brunch is amazing, over 50 buffet items and reasonably priced for all the options.
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2. Camelot Resort
Camelot Resort is super high up on our list, the rooms are beautiful and are all modern and renovated.
It is a small award winning boutique hotel that is a Tripadvisor favorite! There are 22 beautiful studios and one bedroom suites with modern kitchens, granite countertops, heated pool, rooftop sundeck, bar-b-ques, free wi-fi, free parking, AND pet friendly!
The property is across the street from the sand and you are right next to Palm Pavillion, Frenchy’s, and a dozen other amazing beach restaurants. These are just a few reasons, mainly the pet friendliness, that make Camelot a “Best Value” property for couples and small families.
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3. Pier 60 Marina Hotel
Just a stones throw away from Pier 60, the Pier 60 Marina Hotel is in the very heart of Clearwater Beach this hotel is centrally located for you get get any place you could want to go. More importantly they offer an affordable place to enjoy weekend on the sand.
Rooms and Studios with spectacular water views! Complimentary hot breakfast, Fitness Center, beautiful pool, and Internet access.
Not to mention Jimmy’s Crow’s Nest rooftop bar, with one of the best views of all of Clearwater Beach and our amazing sunsets. You must try the Pina Colada it is incredible! Bonus! When they ring the sunset bell you may get yourself a free little shot
4. Edge Hotel
The brand new Edge Hotel is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico and just steps away from the white sands of Clearwater Beach. Our coastal inspired hotel is the perfect blend of casual elegance combined with the relaxation of the Florida beach lifestyle.
The Edge Hotel is the ideal place to escape with family, connect with friends, get down to business or plan a romantic getaway.
5. The Fairfield on Clearwater Beach
This place combines the consistency of a Marriott with the flair of a beach town resort. Enjoy views of the inter coastal and beach.
6. Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
Sitting directly on the water – steps away from Clearwater Beach’s beautiful white sands, the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites has one of the most delicious and direct views of the sunset! Live music all the time and with Jimmy’s Fish House/Iguana Bar you are set for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The seafood is fantastic, the drinks are cold, and the music will keep the party going.
As you can tell this is one of our more frequented spots!
There are a wide variety of room ranging from standard to 2- bedroom suites (some with full kitchens), Kidsuites. Internet access, Children’s Game Room, Fitness Center, and of course a Gift Shop.
Even if you don’t choose to stay here Jimmy’s Fish House/Iguana Bar is totally worth a stop on your journey.
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