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GulfView Hotel - On The Beach

625 South Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767 (Formerly Econo Lodge Beachfront Resort)
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible. Old, smells, and not up to code. STAFF especially the General manager are rude. My husband surprised us with a trip for 4 days to clearwater . As I tried to walk out of our room I fell for the entire 3rd floor was pitch black it was 10:30 am. The houskeeper had something set roght in front of... More 

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Orland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted a room for the Saturday night we flew in. We had reservations on St. Pete Beach for the week. We were taking our mid-20's age kids and spouses on vacation. I booked here because the only bad reviews were about the noisy bands playing next door. We got just what we wanted. A 5th floor balcony overlooking Shephard's.... More 

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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, right next to Shepards and half the price of the big hotels. Stay here and walk next door and use the big hotels. Has a pool and hot tub . No bar but is within 100 ft either direction on the beach to a bar.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Nice enough staff, but the place is hanging by a thread, is surrounded by noise, construction, and larger hotels, and appears to be in its final phase before demolition. Ownership seems to be going bare minimum on costs and upkeep, basically cashing in on the location until the larger project next door is done.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Have stayed here several times over the last several months. It is a more simple family kind of hotel. Great views on a budget. Rooms are clean and staff is wonderful. Wish more of these kind of options were available everywhere. Some people cant afford a resort and just want a clean place to stay. Good Job staff!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Ok the first night wasn't great because some of their hotel contractors got into a fight in the hallway but we gained by being upgraded from the 2nd floor to the 5th floor for free with amazing views. If you stay there our room was #546. If you are a sound sleeper like me and my family it was amazing.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Dated property, but certainly a bargain price. Our room did have (which either was not listed in hotel description or was overlooked) a very tiny mini kitchen with two burner stove/sink/refrigerator unit, microwave, toaster and coffee maker with basic dishes and cookware. Would be great for longer stays. The property to the immediate north has a very large outdoor lounge... More 

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Forked River
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

With all the new huge buildings going up in the area, this is more quaint smaller scale in comparison. That being said, this was a clean, convenient to everything location. Food, pier 60, beach, miniature golf, gift stores, restaurants with bar, boat rides jet ski rentals all right there. Pool is heated when necessary and sparkling. This motel is right... More 

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Bunratty, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Yes, it was on the beach. That is the only honest part of what I thought I was getting. Super old hotel, as in, "I'm not so sure I want to walk around barefoot..." kind of old. The whole place reeks like mildew and my room, being shut up for god knows how long, smelled the worst. if I opened... More 

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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

It is a 5-storey old hotel. What is so special about it? 1. Located right on the beach with big deck almost overhanging the water well equipped with tables and chairs, beach beds; 2. Pretty big rooms, very smart laid out i.e. large bathroom locates well away from sleeping area, so one can shower etc. with the other one sleeping,... More 

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