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GulfView Hotel - On The Beach

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

GulfView Hotel was unbelievable. The view from room was amazing!Friendly staff! It had breathtaking views from the hotel room. Easy access to the main strip. With only a 10 minute walk to the beach. Restaurants close by. It was the perfect place to stay while in Clearwater.

Thank Evan R
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel at Christmas in 2012, and although the hotel was a bit outdated, we found that we had all that we needed in terms of autonomy. Our room came with a balcony facing the beach (from which, we watched a fantastic concert taking place a few buildings down the road). There was a little kitchenette in...

1Thank Myles C
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Great rate and on the water it stated...I was impressed with being so close to Peir Park 60 but the rooms lack cleanliness and need updating. For the pricing they charge for non - discounted rate bookers...Im sure this is possible. It is more of an efficiency but housekeeping was horrible. Did not replace my towels that I used. Bed...

Thank fruitministry
Demotte, Indiana
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I called to hold a room in case we needed one. Was not informed of any hotel cancellation policies. When I called back an hour later to say we didn't need the room. They charged me the full amount!!! Extremely dissatisfied with hotel staff and I was treated on the phone. When visiting this area again, I'd rather sleep in...

Thank klkiel78
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I ended up cancelling my second night here during my first night when at midnight the blast of music from the property next door was so loud I could feel the vibrations. I had read other reviews say you couldn't hear the music once the balcony door was closed but I could not only hear it still, I could feel...

Thank Nasim A
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Great if you need a bed for a night. Would not be suitable for families or extended stays. A strange smell can be found in the hallways and the elevator. The bed was very comfortable though. The staff was nice but not very professional. Overall it is a place to crash, not to stay.

Thank Johnrichardekstrand
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Being on the water in Clearwater the price was good. I've read reviews about housekeeping not cleaning, our room was cleaned daily and the front desk was always helpful and friendly. Yes its not the most updated hotel like others on the block but its by far not the worst either. We enjoyed our stay here. Walking distance to anything...

1Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The room smells bad. There is no room service.No one answered the phone when we needed house keeping help. The host was unfriendly. The Wifi was too slow. There were bugs and mosquitos.the room wasn't well cleaned during the day.

Thank Shokry Z
Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 7 July 2016

No frills but just what we needed and at a great rate! Private beach, private pool and hot tub, small kitchenettes in each room, balconies (only some with a view), perfect view from the beach, awesome location right on Clearwater beach with lots of fun activities, good bars, and restaurants in walking distance. We'll be back! Note: The new building...

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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

This was the worst place I have ever stayed. The room smelled like a dirty wet dog. The elevator was so small it could only hold 4 people and it was the only elevator in the place. I'm not sure how that passed code on a 5 story building. The pool was the size of a large hot tub. There...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about GulfView Hotel - On The Beach

Address: 625 South Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767 (Formerly Econo Lodge Beachfront Resort)
Region: United States > Florida > Clearwater
Price Range: €102 - €210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — GulfView Hotel - On The Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Beachfront Hotel Clearwater
Econo Lodge Clearwater
Clearwater Econo Lodge
GulfView Hotel - On The Beach Clearwater, Florida
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#11 Top resorts Hotel in Clearwater
#25 On the Beach Hotel in Clearwater
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“Stay on a higher floor with a gulf view, otherwise you'll have a view of the parking lot or a wall.”
joylites13, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for beach view.”
641PAMELAB641, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“the bottom floor is easy access to the pool area, The young desk person very rude, a clean room but smells weird,”
  • Hallway to the rooms and elevator access to the beach and pool
DebbieRagooNYC, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms on the side with the band was great”
SLATS333, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You get what you pay for, if you just want a place to sleep, this will do”
Sumrgirl, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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