When I entered my room, I could not believe my eyes. It was overlooking a courtyard, that is if you could see out the only window in the room which was maybe two feet wide covered with shutters from the outside. The room was so dark that you could not see anything without a light on. It was small and confining. I believe they converted a broom closet into a room.
I requested a different room and was told, sorry no can do. If I wanted an upgrade, that is to say a room with a window to the outside it would be $75 more.
I was so turned off by this whole experience, we drove 3 hours to get to this place, and checked out within 30 minutes.
I will admit I did get the room on Priceline, and it got such glowing reviews, I was very excited when they accepted my bid of $126, which is of course, non refundable.
When I read other peoples' reviews, I think, "were they at the same place?", but I am sure they didn't get assigned a broom closet, which by the way did smell like one too.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Holiday Inn and Suites Harbourside Clearwater South! Enjoy your family vacation, business meeting, wedding, or social gathering at our 15 acre tropical Key West style waterfront resort. We are centrally located between Clearwater Beach and St Pete Beach, directly on the Intracoastal Waterway, in the heart of the quaint and charming community of Indian Rocks Beach. We are a short walk to the pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Take a dip in one of our two heated pools, relax in the Jacuzzi and enjoy a refreshing beverage poolside at Rum Runners Tiki Bar. Our new waterpark is currently under construction and is scheduled to open this summer. Boaters, fishermen and vacationers alike, enjoy our 50 slip marina where you can dock your boat, rent a boat, go on a chartered fishing trip, and dolphin and sunset tours. Unwind with a tropical drink and a great meal at Jimmy Guana's Waterfront Bar and Grill, where you can enjoy nightly tropical drink specials and live entertainment. Family's love our miniature golf course and game room. We have suites for every budget and size, from economical courtyard rooms, convenient studios, sunset and marina view condo suites to luxury 1200 sq. Ft. Condo villas. Connecting rooms, long term rentals and group rates are available. Our Key West Conference Center is the perfect tropical location for events, weddings and meetings with over 4,000 sq. Ft. Of flexible space for functions up to 250. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Hotel And Suites Indian Rocks Beach/Clearwater
- Holiday Inn Clearwater
- Holiday Inn Indian Rocks Beach
- Indian Rocks Beach Holiday Inn