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Sea Captain Resort on the Bay

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40 Devon Drive, Clearwater, FL 33767
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sumter, SC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We arrived the 26th of December and stayed for one week in room #7. The hotel is small, but that adds to the appeal. The pool is warm and the hot tub was a nice treat waiting for the NYE fireworks. The staff is very helpful and most of the other people staying there were regulars. The location is probably... More 

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SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan and family, You were awesome guests, and cannot wait for your return. So glad you enjoyed the hot tub!!! We had no problem leaving it open a little longer for "special" guests. Thank you for all your comments, they will help many others find the spot they are looking for. See you guys soon! More 

Summerville, South Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The hotel dates back to the 1950s;however, it is in such great condition. The rooms are very clean and beds comfortable. The property manager was just fantastic. Our family enjoyed this place for a nice weekend. The beach is across the street and anything you need is a quick walk. Great view of bay and plenty of tables and chairs... More 

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SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Giffgold, thank you for choosing us here at the Sea Captain Resort, with so many choices these days the odds of finding a perfect match, for you and your family, are hard to come by. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and our crew. Cant wait for you to return, smooth sailing till then! Thanks again for your... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Cute Little mom and pop place right on the water that is well maintained, within walking distance to everything and friendly staff. The decor is slightly dated, but the rooms were clean and comfortable. Definitely a place we want to return to!

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SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

lol lol Yes our décor is slightly dated! We are 61 years old now and were the first motel south of the pier. "True Ole Florida Charm". This is one of the reasons we completely facelift and redo every surface once a year. We here at the sea captain believe , just like ourselves , we do not have to... More 

nuneaton
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104 reviews 104 reviews
25 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here after reading the reviews. The basics for a good hotel for me are cleanliness, quiet and a comfortable bed. Sea captain ticked all these boxes with aplomb. Yes, the rooms could do with a bit of updating but do not let this put you off. The charm, uniqueness and setting of this hotel sets it apart from all... More 

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SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, so sorry we did not have bread for you to toast.....licensing demands everything be individually wrapped....so the closest thing we can offer are our delicious variety of "Pop Tarts" lol lol Ill be on the look out for something that would make everyone happy, Thanks again for choosing us here at The Sea Captain!!! we... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We chose Sea Captain Resort based on reviews and were extremely pleased with our experience. We went in November, so it was not busy. Our room #9, a king efficiency on the ground floor, was ideal for the two of us. Walking out our back door we were only about 20 feet from the harbor. We sat on the fishing... More 

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SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Marcia. thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, It helps our new guests find the perfect room for them, We are so glad you found yours!!!! Looking forward to your next stay with us. Thank you again, the crew More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Just returned from 10 days at the best hotel on the beach. Have stayed their many times and always come away happy. The staff is so friendly and helpful. Juice and coffee every day, continental breakfast on the weekends. Restaurants and beach within walking distance. The rooms are very clean and beds comfortable. Already booked again for next year cant... More 

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SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

Great Robert!!! already booked for next year. We cant wait for your return, much thanks for your kind review. More 

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is probably the best motel left on Clearwater Beach. The grounds are immaculately kept. The rooms are clean and the staff is fantastic. My family has stayed here many, many times and we hope that the Sea Captain does not get plowed over to throw up another character-les high rise hotel. As long as the Sea Captain is open... More 

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SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

Love the photo Tim. We enjoyed having you here, looking forward to many more visits. Our plans here are to keep sailing full steam ahead, no plowing under in our near future. Thank you for your great review!!! Be sure and book for next year!!! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stayed in a second floor room at the Sea Captain. We came back for a second year as we had such a good experience the first year. It was just as good the second time. The rooms are very clean, the pool is warm and clean and the staff are just as nice as can be. I know the hotel... More 

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SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

sshhhh, yes we are a hidden gem, be sure not to tell to many people...we want to always have Your room ready!!!! lol Thank you for your comments, se you soon!!! Thanks for mentioning the heated pool, We got it just right for you!! More 

Woodstock, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great location. Get up early and see the sun rise across the bay...BREATHTAKING !! Old Florida style in a very well kept condition for off season. clean and beautiful BUT::: THE REAL ENJOYMENT IS BECAUSE OF THE CARING STAFF !!! THANK YOU, Laura and Sabrina for CHEERFULLY taking care of us !! YOU ROCK !! Rick and Lori Oct.2014

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SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Rick and Lori, I love the pictures you took!!! Thank you for all your kind words. Sabrina and I have decided.... You Rock!!!! Have a great season , till we see you again! More 

Winnipeg
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We booked based on Trip Advisor reviews and were very pleased with our choice. The resort is one of the original hotels in an area filling up with highrises and we loved the character and charm of it. The staff were all very friendly and helpful (the manager even made a point of finding extra discounts off our room rate... More 

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SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for you comments, they make us smile from ear to ear. Yes we are 61 years old here but we do all we can to look our best. Our Old Florida style is so charming, and relaxing , no stress here , grab a pole, catch a fish , go for a bike ride and end the day... More 

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