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“perfect motel and staff!”
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Gulfway Inn
Ranked #66 of 96 Hotels in Clearwater
Luray, Virginia
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137 reviews
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“perfect motel and staff!”
Reviewed March 9, 2013

i again stayed here for a couple of days for a swim meet at the nearby long center pool and i had a great time here. loved my clean, comfortable room and nice soft bed, where i slept well. loved the heated swim pool and jacuzzi, so nice, very clean and well maintained. the staff was very helpful making sure everything was fine. i highly recommend this motel. wish i was still there now.

Room Tip: non smoking rooms are the best both 1rst and 2nd floor rooms are great!
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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Lebanon, NJ
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Reviewed March 1, 2013

I stayed here for one night, by myself, and found the motel adequate and clean. However, I doubt that I would bring my family there. The office stinks of curry or some strange incense from some faraway land. The room was clean and had no such odors, but it is somewhat old and worn. As a single traveler, I have absolutely no complaints. Had a good night's sleep and hot shower, which is all I require. I would definitely stay there again.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
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Jackson, Mississippi
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

I stayed two nights here on a business trip with my dad accompanying me. While I was away, dad watched the Phillies practice which was just over a mile walk away. The room was clean, but there was some evidence of past renters taking advantage such as the room being marked "No Smoking" but the nightstand having cigarette burns, but the room smelled fresh and clean. The staff was very helpful. The area is great, too. There is a Publix next door as well as a small restaurant, and ice cream shop and across the street are a couple of fast food places.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

This is our second year to stay at The Gulf Way Inn and we couldn't be happier. The owner (Victor) is very accomadating and friendly, clean rooms, beautiful pool. We will definately be back next year, we stay for six weeks.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

Although the owners were friendly, my girlfriend and I did not enjoy our stay. The suite was big enough. But everything from the pillows to the cabinets even the mattress was stained. The beds were very firm. The pillows were too used. The "free wifi and breakfast" was a joke as well. None of our devices could pick up the signal for more than a few seconds. The free breakfast was acrually just a box of Walmart pastries. All in all it was not enjoyable and wouldn't recommend this place.

Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Enterprise, Alabama
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

I recently stayed at this small family-run motel for four nights based on previous reviews. Though our room was adequate and quiet, we never felt very comfortable. I couldn't miss the signs of neglect and uncleanliness everywhere. The chairs had food stains and particles stuck on them. The bathroom paint was scratched and the grout was dirty. The furniture and doors were scuffed and marred. Wi-fi and breakfast and were supposed to be included however, I never received a signal in my room and breakfast consisted of only coffee and danishes. The pool looked clean but we never used it because of the weather. The price and availability were our main considerations at the time but I will look elsewhere in the future.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2012

I am currently staying here, and I can honestly say, that the room is clean, the people are friendly and although my room is close to the highway, There is very ,very little noise. I highly recommend this establishment.

Room Tip: If you need a suite, they have it, if you need a kitchenette, they have it, and if you need a full k...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Gulfway Inn
Address: 2275 Gulf To Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33765-4002 (Formerly Americas Best Value Gulfway Inn)
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Location: United States > Florida > Clearwater
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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Ranked #66 of 96 Hotels in Clearwater
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Gulfway Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 38
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