Best Beach Hotels in Clearwater Beach

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best beach hotels in Clearwater Beach for you below. Bon voyage!

Sarah, Travel Blogger

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Opal Sands

Resort

Rated 9.0 in 1137 reviews

This contemporary beachfront property is located in Clearwater Beach, just 1 km from Pier 60. Opal Sands offers… See more

This contemporary beachfront property is located in Clearwater Beach, just 1 km from Pier 60. Opal Sands offers resort-style luxuries such as a full-service spa and a large fitness centre. Guests can enjoy waterfront dining and tropical-inspired poolside cocktails.

Italian-inspired fare is offered at the on-site restaurant, Sea-Guini, which has coastal hues in the decor and sea-to-table dishes. The Tiki bar is Gulf-front and serves small plates alongside cocktails, beer, and wine.

A zero-entry outdoor pool, sun terrace, and firepits are available to all guests throughout their stays. Guests can also expect 2,322 square metres of indoor and outdoor event, wedding, and meeting spaces.

A Gulf-front balcony is standard with each room and suite. A flat-screen TV, desk, refrigerator, coffee machine, and private bathroom are provided

Guests can visit the dolphins, Winter and Hope, at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, which is 7 minutes' drive away by car. Clearwater city centre is 9 km away, while the nearest airport is St. Petersburg-Clearwater Airport, 15 km from the property.

Rooms from $416

Sandpearl Resort Private Beach

Resort

Rated 9.1 in 436 reviews

Sandpearl Resort, a 4-star beachfront resort, is within 4 minutes’ drive of Clearwater Beach Marina and the Clearwater… See more

Sandpearl Resort, a 4-star beachfront resort, is within 4 minutes’ drive of Clearwater Beach Marina and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. It boasts a lagoon-style outdoor pool, a full-service spa, on-site dining, and elegant guest rooms with free WiFi.

A 32-inch flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station are provided for each room at Sandpearl Resort. The rooms feature warm colours and boast views of Mandalay Bay, pool, or the Gulf of Mexico. A minibar and luxury bathrobes are provided.

Recreation options at Sandpearl Resort include parasailing, beach volleyball, and cycling with free bicycle hires. A state-of-the-art fitness centre and daily children’s programs are also available.

Guests can enjoy exploring the resort’s boutique or the fine art gallery. Dolphin encounters can be arranged, and a variety of meeting and banquet rooms are also available on site.

Fine dining with beachfront views, premium meat selections, and an extensive wine list are offered at Caretta on the Gulf. Casual beachfront and poolside dining is featured at the Tate Island Grill. The Marketplace offers grocery items and Starbucks® coffee.

Located near Highway 20, this resort is just 1 km from Pier 60 and 3.3 km from Sand Key Park. Caladesi Island State Park is 6 minutes' drive from the Clearwater Beach resort.

Rooms from $460

The Avalon Club

Rated 9.3 in 268 reviews

Facing the beachfront, The Avalon Club offers 4-star accommodation in Clearwater Beach and features an outdoor swimming… See more

Facing the beachfront, The Avalon Club offers 4-star accommodation in Clearwater Beach and features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and terrace. Providing a bar, the property is located within 70 metres of Clearwater Beach. Free WiFi is available and private parking can be arranged at an extra charge.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a dishwasher, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a shower. At The Avalon Club every room comes with bed linen and towels.

With staff speaking English and Spanish, around the clock guidance is available at the reception.

Caladesi Island State Park Beach is 2.5 km from the accommodation, while Pier 60 is 5 km away. The nearest airport is St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, 20 km from The Avalon Club.

Rooms from $241

Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach

Resort

Rated 8.9 in 1621 reviews

Located in Clearwater Beach, Florida, this hotel is opposite the beach and features an outdoor pool. Clearwater Marine… See more

Located in Clearwater Beach, Florida, this hotel is opposite the beach and features an outdoor pool. Clearwater Marine Aquarium is just 1.8 km away.

A 50-inch flat-screen TV is provided in each room at Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach Hotel. Coffee-making facilities, a refrigerator, and complimentary bottled water are also provided. A balcony or terrace are available with each accommodation.

A spa and fitness centre are open to guests of the Clearwater Beach Wyndham Grand. There is also a 24-hour reception at the property.

St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport is 22 km from this hotel. Guests will be 17 minutes' drive from baseball games at Bright House Field.

Rooms from $261

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa

Resort

Rated 8.8 in 1245 reviews

Located 46 metres from the Gulf of Mexico, the 4-star Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa features the… See more

Located 46 metres from the Gulf of Mexico, the 4-star Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa features the full-service Sandava Spa, a rooftop pool, and 24-hour complimentary access to the fitness centre with cardio and weight equipment.

Guest rooms and suites boast a private balcony, a kitchenette or kitchen, and a 65-inch flat-screen cable TV with yoga workout program. An iPod® docking station along with deluxe bedding and views of the Gulf of Mexico are available.

Tropico Cantina offers Gulf-front views, a Pan Latino menu, and happy hour specials, or guests can enjoy American fare at SHOR for breakfast and dinner. Breakfast and snacks are served at The Market.

Poolside food and beverage service is available when booking a climate-controlled cabana. Spa treatments include private suites, detoxifying facials, and massages. A kid's club is also available.

Jolly Trolley stops nearby the hotel and travels the beach up to St. Petersburg. Pier 60 is 350 metres away, and Clearwater Marine Aquarium is 2.2 km from the resort. Sand Key Park is 3.1 km away.

Rooms from $334

Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key

Resort

Rated 8.8 in 1147 reviews

This Florida Waterfront hotel is only 2 miles from the Clearwater Municipal Marina. Guests will enjoy an aquatic… See more

This Florida Waterfront hotel is only 2 miles from the Clearwater Municipal Marina. Guests will enjoy an aquatic playground.

Accommodations feature a seating area with a sofa, small refrigerator, and microwave at the Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key Sand Key. Guests can enjoy views of Clearwater Bay from their suite's private balcony.

The Clearwater Beach Marriott has the Watercolour Grillhouse and a poolside Kokomo's Bar and Grille. The hotel also boasts a coffee house and an ice cream shop.

Marriott Suites on Sand Key features a lagoon pool with a waterfall. At Antonio’s Salon and Day Spa guests can enjoy a relaxing massage or body treatment.

The Sand Key Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites is located 2 miles from the Dolphin Encounter Cruise. The Bardmoor Golf Club is 7 miles away.

Rooms from $210

Edge Hotel Clearwater Beach

Rated 8.2 in 1054 reviews

Edge Hotel is located on the sparkling shores of Clearwater Beach. Guests can take a refreshing plunge in one of the… See more

Edge Hotel is located on the sparkling shores of Clearwater Beach. Guests can take a refreshing plunge in one of the hotel's 2 pools or get a workout in the fitness centre. The hotel offers 2 on site restaurants as well. The nearest airport is St Petersburg-Clearwater Airport, 15 km from the property.

Rooms feature a flat-screen TV with cable channels. A refrigerator, coffee maker, and microwave are provided as well. Rooms offer a city, Gulf of Mexico, or pool view.

Business travelers will enjoy the business centre and 1,700 square feet of event and meeting space. Laundry services are offered as well.

505 at the Edge serves fresh seafood overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Jimmy’s on the Edge offers a variety of appetizers and sandwiches.

Sand Key Park is a 12-minute walk from Edge Hotel, while Pier 60 is 1 km away.

Rooms from $219

Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa

Resort

Rated 7.3 in 1387 reviews

Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and boasting a beachfront location, Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa features an… See more

Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and boasting a beachfront location, Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa features an outdoor pool and is within 5 minutes' walk of Pier 60.

Relaxing by the pool is enhanced by the poolside service. Guests can watch the sun set with a tropical cocktail from the beachfront Tiki Bar, or can dine at one of the on-site restaurants.

A flat-screen TV is included in rooms and suites at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa. A gulf, coast, harbour, or park view is possible, and most accommodations have a balcony.

The property offers an onsite fitness centre and a Starbucks® coffee shop. Tommy's Tiki Bar is located directly on the beach for guests to enjoy.

Nearby, sea life can be viewed at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, just 1.8 km away. The Sand Key Park barrier island is 2.9 km away. Guests can also discover masterpieces 35 minutes' drive away at The Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg.

Rooms from $228

Set in Clearwater Beach, 700 metres from Clearwater Beach, JW Marriott Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa offers… See more

Set in Clearwater Beach, 700 metres from Clearwater Beach, JW Marriott Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa offers accommodation with free bikes, private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Among the various facilities of this property are a garden, a terrace and a bar. The hotel features a hot tub and room service.

The units come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a fridge, a coffee machine, a shower, free toiletries and a wardrobe. With a private bathroom equipped with a hairdryer, rooms at the hotel also have free WiFi, while selected rooms will provide you with a city view. At JW Marriott Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa all rooms come with bed linen and towels.

A buffet, continental or American breakfast is available every morning at the property. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving American, Mediterranean and Seafood cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested.

Languages spoken at the reception include English and Spanish, and guests are invited to request information on the area when needed.

Pier 60 is 5.4 km from JW Marriott Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa, while John's Pass is 27 km away. The nearest airport is St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, 20 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $366

Sheraton Sand Key Resort

Resort

Rated 8.1 in 833 reviews

Adjacent to the Sand Key Park and Preserve and boasting an beachfront location, this hotel offers amenities and… See more

Adjacent to the Sand Key Park and Preserve and boasting an beachfront location, this hotel offers amenities and facilities including a spa, tennis courts and on-site restaurants.

The Sheraton Sand Key Resort provides everything needed for an unforgettable stay, including 3 tennis courts, state-of-the-art fitness centre and an oceanfront pool. Guests can also enjoy on-site beach and pool toy rentals as well as on-site watercraft rentals.

Clearwater Beach town centre is located only a trolley ride from the Sheraton Sand Key and features entertainment options, restaurants and unique shops. Guests can also discover nearby scenic trails or learn to sail at the Clearwater Sailing Center.

Sand Key Sheraton on-site dining options include tropical beverages at the Turtle Bar and quick snacks at the Poolside Cafe. Fine dining is also available at Rusty's Bistro as well as pub fare at the Mainstay Tavern. An à la carte buffet is offered at Island Grille.

Clearwater Marine Aquarium is 10 minutes' drive away. Sheraton Sand Key Resort is also 3.2 km from Pier 60 and Pier 60 Marina.

Rooms from $233