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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Clearwater, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We enjoyed another week of sunshine at beautiful Sea Captain. We have been coming off and on for many years. Always an enjoyable stay. The previous owners and workers were always wonderful to us. The new owners and workers proved to be the same, good to us. This is a very convenient location to many attractions. The view is spectacular.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear MR BOB, thank you for your visit and review!!! You and most of our guests often think of Donna as they think about the sea captain...she had been our most long time staff,, knowing many of you by name and room #. lol Thank you for choosing us again and again, here at The Sea Captain Resort More 

Bradenton, Florida
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47 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We stayed at one of the efficiencies by the water and really enjoyed it. Loved going right out our door and hanging out at the marina, catching some sun and watching the birds. We saw up close a green heron, a great gray heron, a snowy egret and pelicans. The pool was nice and warm, but not too, though it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us and our new guests!! We love it also. Sorry you missed our breakfast spread. Every Saturday and Sunday we have an awesome nostalgic breakfast . With everything from fresh fruit to rice crispie treats lol Mouth watering? see you soon! Thanks again More 

Canton, Ohio
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We love this place. Location is great. Your in walking distance to every thing. Pool area, rooms it is all greatly maintained. The guest are always friendly. Hotel staff is just as they should be " happy that you are there". There is a hot tub, shuffle board court, fishing pier. Also 2 grills, some benches and lounge chairs out... More 

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

Dear Canton!!! Yes we were truly glad you were here!! Thanks for all the great info and comments you gave us and new guests to come... See you soon!!, The crew More 

McFarland, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My son and I agree that the staff at the Sea Captain Resort on the Bay were the friendliest and most helpful we've ever encountered. If you want to feel welcome and wanted where you stay, look no further. Our stay at the Sea Captain was very enjoyable. It is a older "motel", with a pool, shuffleboard and a fishing... More 

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

Dear snickersbunny, thank you for your review....we sure have come a loooong way with our need for outlets. We were discussing that very issue with the company that is upgrading our wifi. When the average family used to have one internet device now has three per person. Not to mention watching movies or streaming lol lol On your next visit... More 

Malta, New York
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have stayed here over ten years. Keep in mind, it is an older motel but very clean & quiet. Staff very friendly & accommodating. Within walking distance to beach, restaurants, shops, etc. A perfect location for familys with small children or couples looking for peace & quiet. Recently switched management...but looking forward to our return this July.

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

Dear Sandra thank you for taking the time to review for us, it helps our new guest pick out the perfect room for their stay!! Thanks again, see ya soon! More 

Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The staff was very friendly and helpful. A good amount of construction between the hotel and the beach so it is a little tricky to walk to the beach. Continental breakfast has a great selection. The rooms are dated and the bathrooms are very small. Be sure to find out the size of your room when you book. Some rooms... More 

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

Dear Mitch and family, so sorry your visit was not as perfect as it could have been, Thank you for all your suggestions, listening to "all " our guests, this helps us to continue to rank so high on customer satisfaction and cleanliness. Thanks again More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I would never stay here again due to the staff being unable to communicate with eachother. This led to over charges on our credit cards and unnecessary stress throughout the vacation and on my wedding day, when the resort added more charges to my credit card.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

So sorry about all the confusion, and on such a special day, that is why we here at the sea captain highly recommend one contact person during, such what could be, a stressful event. Best Wishes from all of us to you on such a special time in your life! More 

Naples, Florida
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163 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

If I had one word to say it would have to be friendly. The staff was over the top. Great location at a decent price. walked everywhere to the bars and rest. and publix and wallgreens. The place is dated so if you want high end rooms, not so much. Warm pool and nice hot tub, small kitchen thats a... More 

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

Thank you Richard, great review! Thank you for mentioning that we do not offer high end accommodations. We are a charming vintage motel, kept up and receiving the white glove award year after year. We would recommend Pier House 60 Hotel , our neighbors, for a beautiful high end accommodations experience. If you like the Vegas City feel, you will... More 

St. John's, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

What a great experience! We arrived at the Sea Captain Resort on January 12 and were warmly greeted by Laura at the front Desk. This is spotlessly clean small hotel with everything you could possibly want and more. When we arrived we were shown around the resort by Laura. She explained all they had to offer: free bike rentals, free... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Sue, Thank you so much for your review!!!!! We are so glad when our guests enjoy The Sea Captain as much as we do!!! Your review is loaded with information that will help any first time visitors. It was a joy to have you with us and looking forward to your return.. Thank you again!! See you soon!!! More 

Toronto
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We stayed here after seeing the reviews on Tripadvisor. A lovely stay with a perfect location and wonderful people. Staff is great and the rooms where nice and clean and comfortable. Didn't spend time in the pool but looked really nice with lots of chairs to lay in the sun. Close to the beach, away from the main stripe for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
SeaCaptainResort, General Manager at Sea Captain Resort on the Bay, responded to this review

Dear Dinosun, Thank you for your review!!! It was a pleasure to have you staying with us. The next time you visit, try out the pool, we keep it a warm 86 degrees year around. For those who like it a little warmer, try the hot tub Jacuzzi...kept year around at 101 degrees!!!! (don't forget the bubbles) Thank you again... More 

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