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GulfView Hotel - On The Beach

2.0 of 5 Resort   |   625 South Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767 (Formerly Econo Lodge Beachfront Resort)
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Ranked #67 of 95 hotels in Clearwater
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pascagoula, Mississippi
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice little hotel on the beach. Walking distance to restaurants. Private beach area perfect for kids to play. Hotel needs some updating but overall it was very clean and well taken care of. We will stay here again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the location. Hotel is nothing fancy but was fine for 2 nights EXCEPT for the crazy loud music next door at Shepards. They play loud thumping music until 2-3 in the morning so don't plan on getting much sleep unless you stay on opposite side of building. It's like a night club outside so there is no way to... More

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I agree with what other reviewers have written. Staff is helpful and friendly. The Shephards Resort next door has music playing loudly at all hours. If you are a light sleeper, don't stay here. The beach area is small. There are no chairs on the beach either. If you want to stay directly on the beach and save a few... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I decided to take my 3 kids to experience the florida beach for 5 days and do so without spending a ton of money. I spent hours on end reading reviews, checking out hotels, motels and vacation rentals before deciding on the Gulfview Hotel. I chose this hotel based on its price, its location right on the beach, and trip... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Staff is very friendly, hotel is clean enough, nothing fancy. Beach is small but private and clean. If you want a place on the beach to RELAX, do NOT stay here. Shephard's Resort next door is a party resort for 20-30 somethings and you will not get ANY sleep until after 3am. The music next door is so loud and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

We arrived 7/8 departed 7/11. The price was very reasonable for the area. The room was very clean. We only had to ask for washcloths and we had within 5 minutes. The view was great even for a partial view we were on the side by the Shepards Resort and lets just say being able to listen to live band... More

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Shelbyville, Tennessee, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We booked this hotel before we saw it. It was ok. We've definitely had worse. The view from the balcony of the ocean was from the side. There wasn't much beach located directly behind the hotel. We went to Pier 60 to enjoy the beach but the down side of that is we had to pay for parking b/c our... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed here two nights longer than originally planned because we loved it so much. Wake up early in the morning, go out on the balcony and watch a manatee or two go by. Go downstairs, through the pool area, and step right onto the beach. Manatees came within a foot of us a couple of times. *You can look but... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is an older hotel, but is clean and comfortable. They are directly on a private beach. There is something to be said about the ocean being only footsteps away. They also offer juice and pastries as complimentary breakfast. All rooms have a fridge, stove, microwave. Unbeatable price. I will def return. I see others mention music fom the neighbor... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Booking this last minute for memorial day weekend.... The hotel is directly next to Shepards resort which has all day and all night parties with extremely loud music.... Which is great if you like the music! Staying on the north side on the 5th floor affords great views of the bands/acts performing and it is close to some fun times.... More

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Address: 625 South Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767 (Formerly Econo Lodge Beachfront Resort)
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Location: United States > Florida > Clearwater
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Hotel Class:2 star — GulfView Hotel - On The Beach 2*
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Beachfront Hotel Clearwater
Econo Lodge Clearwater
Clearwater Econo Lodge

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