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Residence Inn Clearwater Downtown
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   940 Court Street, Clearwater, FL 33756   |  
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Ranked #10 of 95 hotels in Clearwater
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Austin, Texas
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“It was perfect for our needs, would stay again”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

We stayed in a corner room for 3 nights on the 5th floor facing the backside of the hotel and had a quiet, peaceful stay. The room was clean and spacious, and the location is convenient for exploring the surrounding areas. Note that this hotel is not in Clearwater Beach, which is about a 10 min drive away. Also be aware that there aren't many restaurants in close proximity, so we picked up a few items at the grocery store during our stay and made use of the room's kitchen. All the staff we encountered were super friendly. One note on the breakfast: Be sure to arrive early to get a good selection since other guests like to load up on more than their share of the free food and take it with them.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ericka C, General Manager at Residence Inn Clearwater Downtown, responded to this review, January 9, 2013
I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your room as well at the surrounding area. Clearwater is a great area to relax and enjoy with the beach being so close alone with many other attractions. Our breakfast area does get rather busy at times I hope everyone in your party was able to enjoy themselves and get plenty to eat. Thank you again for your kind words.
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Beautiful Hotel-Excellent Rooms- Nice Pool,nice breakfast but sometimes Pricey. Ideal for someone who has business in Downtown Clearwater. I've stayed there at least five times. walking distance to new Disney museum

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ericka C, General Manager at Residence Inn Clearwater Downtown, responded to this review, January 9, 2013
Thank you so much for your feedback. Certain times of the year Clearwater gets rather busy with a great amount of demand. Thank you again for speaking highly of the hotel I was pleased to read you are one of our repeat guest. Thank you have a great day.
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New Hampton, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

This was our families first time to the Clearwater area, so I was a little hesitant to book a 'downtown' hotel just because I wanted to be by the beach. But after looking a around, the best deal for us was booking here. To start off, we flew right into Clearwater airport and it was easy to find, about 15 mins away. Beautiful hotel and kept up well. Even though we couldn't see the beach- this hotel is super! Even single one of the staff went out of their way to say hello and was super helpful. We stayed here two nights, we booked a suite with a king bed/bathroom and the other bedroom with it's own bathroom is seperated by a full kitchen and living room. We headed to Publix and stocked up the fridge (maybe 5 mins away)The outside pool is medium size, great workout room and they have a good continental, complimentary breakfast every morning! Which if you have kids- you know this saves you a ton of time, money and patience ;) They even had nice laundry, which was right across our room, so we washed all our clothes before we headed to Orlando area. The beach is about 5-7 mins away, you get to cross the bay bridge which the kids loved. We parked in the public area ( remember to bring quarters as most spots are meters). Clearwater Beach is awesome. They clean it daily. It might be the best sand we have been on. We will hopefully be back soon. We truely appreciate good hotels, especially when your on vacation and this was perfect! Thanks!!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

If you are doing business downtown, have a relative at Morton Plant hospital, or need to be in the downtown area, this is a convenient hotel to stay at. But it is not the best choice if you are wanting to stay ON clearwater beach.

That being said, I was doing business downtown and for me it was the perfect location. It's close to businesses and surrounded by lots of eateries. It's a bit tricky to get to because Court Street is only one way so keep that in mind when you are navigating, but it's not a big deal.

The staff here is really friendly - April and others at the front desk go out of there way to help you and I felt at home.

The rooms are wonderful! Ample space to relax. Full size fridge, range cooktop, microwave, utensils, dish washer, etc. For the price, you cannot beat this value.

I would definitely stay here again.

The only reason I didnt give 5 stars is because I reserve that rating for flagship hotels in resort locations and/or for hotels which have unique features. While this hotel is not a flagship property, it is a solid 4 star hotel and you will enjoy your stay here if you want to be in downtown clearwater.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

We recently had a conference here and everything went very smoothly. The hotel is only about 5 years old, is very clean and had meeting space available for about 25 people. Breakfast and managers receptions were nice and they even had grills that we could use for an evening social event. We were able to get government rates and were only about 5 minutes from Clearwater Beach. Barbara did a great job of helping with our Conference and staying on top of everything with our hotel reservations. The front desk staff was all very nice and helpful during our stay. I would highly recommend the hotel to anyone traveling for business or for pleasure. I also recommend checking out the town of Dunnedin, which is close by and a great walking town, with lots of shops, pubs and restaurants.

Room Tip: We had a room facing the park on the 5th floor and it was very quiet.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ericka C, General Manager at Residence Inn Clearwater Downtown, responded to this review, November 20, 2012
I wanted to take a moment and express my gratitude for the kind comments you posted. Our team takes great strides every day to ensure our guests are comfortable throughout their stay with us. I was especially please to read that Barbara continues to show just how much of an asset she is to our hotel. Our location is great just minutes from the beach as well as surrounding cities. We hope if you are ever in the area again you select our property for your choice of lodging. Again thank you very much we hope to see you again.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Good quite hotel in downtown Clearwater. The staff was helpful and friendly, and treated me right, especially wduring the check-in process. The hotel has with hot free breakfast and in room Internet. The staff was friendly and helpful. Would stay here again when in the area. Beaches were close by, and have some great restaurants,

Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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Ericka C, General Manager at Residence Inn Clearwater Downtown, responded to this review, November 20, 2012
I was please to read that our team treated you the only way we know how The Marriott Way. We are very passionate about our property and guests that stay with us. Our goal each and every day is to make our guests and staff happy. Thank you very much for your comments and was happy to read that you would stay with us again.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Recently stayed here and enjoyed every bit of it. They were running a special for the weekend for $89 so we decided to book this hotel. Hotel is like 2 miles from the beach and has a great breakfast in the morning. Rooms were clean and very modern looking. I will definitely stay there again!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ericka C, General Manager at Residence Inn Clearwater Downtown, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
I wanted to take a moment and thank you for staying with us and was glad to read that you enjoyed our property. I was pleased to read you were able to take advantage with one of the many times we offer great discounts at our hotel. Our proximity to the Clearwater Beach is definitely a great attraction for us. Again, thank you very much.
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Address: 940 Court Street, Clearwater, FL 33756
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Location: United States > Florida > Clearwater
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Green Hotel in Clearwater
#5 Family Hotel in Clearwater
#9 Business Hotel in Clearwater
#9 Romantic Hotel in Clearwater
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Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Clearwater Downtown 3*
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