Clearwater Beach, Florida is one of the most popular beach destinations in the country. Its great attractions, breezy air, and collection of excellent boutiques and restaurants makes it a perfect place to relax, enjoy the waves, and explore the beautiful waters. Since it attracts tens of thousands of people each year, the city has a wide selection of accommodation and resorts. Here are the top ten hotels in Clearwater Beach.
Pier House 60 Marina Hotel
The three-star Pier House 60 Marina Hotel is right next to Clearwater Bay and a short three minute walk from Clearwater Beach. The rooms are comfortable, nicely decorated, and have amenities including flat screen televisions, complimentary Wifi, microwaves, minifridges, and coffee makers. In addition to the rooms at Pier House 60 Marina Hotel, guests also have the option of booking larger suits with dining areas and kitchenettes. Breakfast and parking are complimentary, and the hotel also has a gym, heated pool, and rooftop bar.
Cost per night: starts at $181
Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa
Hyatt Regency’s Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa is an excellent four-star hotel that’s less than than ten miles from Florida Botanical Gardens. It has a 24 hour gym, outdoor pool, cocktail bar, cafe, two full restaurants, a spa, kids’ camp, 32,500 square feet of event space, and beach cabanas. The rooms have polished decor and amenities including 42-inch flat screen TVs, iPod docking stations, private balconies, and kitchens.
Cost per night: starts at $255
The gorgeous and upscale Sandpearl Resort is a 4-star hotel that’s less than ten minutes from Pier 60. A well equipped gym, spa, kids’ club, walk-in pool, two beachfront restaurants, and casual eatery in the lobby are on-site. This hotel boasts 25,000 square feet of meeting and event space, as well as fire pits on the beach. The rooms have coastal views, fridges, coffeemakers, complimentary internet access, and flat screen TVs. Suites at Sandpearl Resort come in one and two bedroom configurations with kitchens, washers, and dryers.
Cost per night: starts at $279
Royal North Beach
Royal North Beach is a 3-star property that’s close to the downtown area and Clearwater Aquarium. It’s one of the top Clearwater Beach hotels with apartment style accommodation. There are one and two bedroom options, each with stylish nautical themed decor, complimentary Wifi, living and dining areas, full kitchens, and flat screen televisions. On-site are barbecue grills, a laundry facility, sundeck, and heated outdoor pool.
Cost per night: starts at $155
Opal Sands Resort
Opal Sands Resort is one of the better known Clearwater Beach hotels that has a modern aesthetic. It’s close to shopping, restaurants, the Clearwater Aquarium, and Pier 60. In addition to its on-site Italian eatery, Opal Sands Resort has a cafe, beachfront cocktail bar, fitness center, and luxurious spa. The rooms have a polished and stylish look and feature a number of great amenities. Upgraded suites are larger and have kitchenettes and dining areas in addition to separate living rooms.
Cost per night: starts at $224
Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key
Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key is a four-star property that’s near Sand Key Park Beach and the local aquarium. A lovely coffee shop is on site as well as four dining options including a lounge and bar and steakhouse. The hotel also has a kids’ club and play area, outdoor pool, spa, and a gym that’s open 24 hours a day. Parking is complimentary, and the guest suites have a relaxed and attractive look with living areas, flat screen TVs, coffeemakers, microwaves, minifridges, and balconies with views of the bay.
Cost per night: starts at $209
Holiday Inn Clearwater Beach
The 4-star Holiday Inn Clearwater Beach has a number of nice amenities on-site, including a seafood restaurant with waterfront seating where you can dine al fresco. A heated pool and full gym are elsewhere on the property, and the rooms are well designed. Each has amenities such as premium cable, flat screen TVs, minifridges, spacious bathrooms, and free internet access. The suites at Holiday Inn Clearwater Beach feature separate living areas, kitchenettes, and spa tubs.
Cost per night: starts at $126
Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
Hilton’s 4-star Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa is set on ten acres and has a private beach. The property is a very short walk to Clearwater Marina and a one mile drive to Clearwater Marine Aquarium. This hotel has a large gym, restaurant, bar and grill that’s poolside, tiki bar, and two outdoor pools. 40,000 square feet of meeting space is in the business center, and there’s also a kids’ area and activity program. The rooms are chic and sophisticated with exclusive furnishings, minifridges, flat screen televisions, and views of the harbor. Suites add microwaves and separate sitting areas.
Cost per night: starts at $180
Sheraton Sand Key Resort
If you’re looking for Clearwater Beach hotels that are near Florida Botanical Gardens and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Sheraton Sand Key Resort is a good choice. The 4-star property offers free parking to guests and has a contemporary restaurant on-site that serves American fare. The outdoor pool has its own poolside cafe, plus there’s a private beach, fully equipped gym, and business center with 13 meeting rooms. The guest rooms at Sheraton Sand Key Resort are stylish and well appointed with 37-inch flat screen TVs, coffeemakers, patios and balconies, and complementary Wifi.
Cost per night: starts at $202
Shephard’s Beach Resort
Shephard’s Beach Resort is one of the most popular three-star Clearwater Beach hotels, and it’s less than a mile from Pier 60. The multi level resort has its own nightclub on-site as well as a tiki bar, three different restaurants, and a rental area where guests can get sporting gear and water sports equipment. Shephard’s Beach Resort also has a pool area that spans 7,000 square feet. The rooms have vivid decor, balconies with nice views of the gulf, free internet access, flat screen TVs, coffeemakers, and en-suite safes. The larger suites have separate living and dining areas.
Cost per night: starts at $129