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Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

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...

1Thank Challie69
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 24 July 2014

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...

1Thank hellokitty911
Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

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...

3Thank Roadtripgal5
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

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...

2Thank Kimberly E
Reviewed 12 July 2014

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...

Thank mchinn5
Shelbyville, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 3 July 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...

Thank Lisa B
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 24 June 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...

4Thank Heather N
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 13 June 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...

1Thank Shadow L
Reviewed 29 May 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....

5Thank Paulo82UK
New Port Richey, Florida
Reviewed 24 May 2014

There was a young man at the front desk who was very friendly and awesome. He brightened mine and my husband's day every time we talked by. As well as this, other employees were kind and courteous while the rooms were clean and accommodating. Plus there was a private beach and a pool/spa for when we got sick of the...

2Thank Nikka K

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about GulfView Hotel - On The Beach

Address: 625 South Gulfview Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767 (Formerly Econo Lodge Beachfront Resort)
Region: United States > Florida > Clearwater
Price Range: RM502 - RM1,328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — GulfView Hotel - On The Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Econo Lodge Beachfront Hotel Clearwater
Econo Lodge Clearwater
Clearwater Econo Lodge
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#11 Top resorts Hotel in Clearwater
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Clearwater
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“ask for beach view.”
 of 5 bubbles 641PAMELAB641, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“the bottom floor is easy access to the pool area, The young desk person very rude, a clean room but smells weird,”
  • Hallway to the rooms and elevator access to the beach and pool
 of 5 bubbles DebbieRagooNYC, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms on the side with the band was great”
 of 5 bubbles SLATS333, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You get what you pay for, if you just want a place to sleep, this will do”
 of 5 bubbles Sumrgirl, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go to hotel next door the music echoes up until the early morning”
 of 5 bubbles sheba5001, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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