Are you looking for the best clearwater beach hotels? Then you have come to the right place!
We absolutely LOVE Clearwater Beach! It’s ranked the best beach in the country and you can totally see why! It is also one of our best Beaches in Clearwater and is consistently ranked best in the USA!
With miles of white sand and crystal clear blue waters, it’s hard not to feel like paradise. The waters are also shallow, so Clearwater Beach is the perfect place for families as well as friends and couples.
If you like a beach where there are loads of activities to keep you entertained, then Clearwater is for you. There’s a tonne to do on the palm tree lined Beach Walk Promenade. There’s many amazing restaurants that have live music, and you can even go to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium to visit Winter, the famous dolphin!
For your trip, you’re going to want to stay in the best clearwater beach hotels that it has to offer. That’s why we have compiled this list for you! We have sorted them to fit all kinds of budgets to make sure that your trip to clearwater is in your price range!
Best Luxury Hotels On Clearwater Beach
Opal Sands is really quite stunning and is one of the best clearwater beach hotels that clearwater has to offer!
This hotel is in a great location, just over half a mile away from Pier 60. We believe this is one of the best clearwater beach hotels because it offers so many different resort style luxuries such as a spa, fitness center, outdoor pools, sun terraces, and fire pits.
You can expect to wake up to amazing beachfront views as a gulf-front balcony is standard with the rooms.
If you don’t fancy heading out for dinner, the onside restaurant, Sea-Guini, offers italian style cuisine and you can enjoy cocktails at the Tiki Bar
Sandpearl Private Beach Resort
Sandpearl is our absolute favorite to visit whenever we are in Clearwater, so is definitely our top pick of being one of the best clearwater beach hotels! It is also home to one of the best Restaurants in Clearwater.
We love that there are so many recreational activities that you can do. Sandpearl offers parasailing, beach volleyball, cycling with bike hires, and a state-of-the-art fitness centre. On top of that, guests can explore the resorts boutique and the fine art gallery.
Each of the rooms at this best clearwater beach hotels boasts stunning views of either Mandalay Bay, the pool, or the Gulf of Mexico.
Sandpearl benefits from being just 0.6 miles away from Pier 60 and 2.1 miles from Sand Key Park.
We know you’re not going to visit clearwater beach without saying hi to Winter the dolphin, Sandpear is just a 4 minute drive away from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium!
Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
If you like your hotels to be modern looking and chic, Wyndham Grand is the one for you!
This best clearwater hotel is definitely one of the most ‘grand’ on our list. It’s located just opposite the beach and just 1.1 miles away from the Aquarium.
This is one of the best clearwater hotels to enjoy one of the iconic Florida sunsets as each room comes with a balcony or a terrace for you to enjoy a glass of wine and watch the sun go down.
Wyndham Grand comes with an outdoor pool, spa, and fitness center. It’s already great for people who are flying into Clearwater as the St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport is just 14 miles away.
Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
Wow, this best clearwater hotel is even beautiful from the outside! With those gorgeous pink hues and tall palm trees, it looks like the perfect hotel to us!
Hyatt Regency is conveniently located just 50 yards from the Golf of Mexico, which means amazing views of the ocean!\
We believe that this is one of the best clearwater beach hotels because each room comes with it’s own kitchen or kitchenette so you can enjoy home-cooked breakfasts if you wish!
If you choose to dine at the Tropico Cantina instead, you can expect an amazing Pan Latino menu. Alternatively, you can enjoy american cuisine at SHOR for breakfast and dinner or head to The Market for breakfast. You have plenty of options!
Winter the Dolphins Beach Club, Ascend Hotel Collection
Okay. This takes it. This is officially one of the best clearwater beach hotels because it is named after Winter the Dolphin, who lives just 1.9 miles away from this hotel at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium!
Winter the Dolphins Beach Club has amazing views of Sand Key Park and Clearwater pass and has its very own private beach with easy access.
The on-site restaurant offers American cuisine, and guests can enjoy cocktails in one of beach cabanas by the heated pool.
This best clearwater beach hotel is in a great location, just over a mile away from Pier 60 which has loads of entertainment facilities for you to enjoy.
Best Mid-Range Hotels On Clearwater Beach
This is one of the best clearwater hotels if you’re looking for something without kids as Beachview Hotel is for adults aged 21 and over.
Clearwater beach is located opposite the property and the Aquarium is only 1.4 miles away.
Beachview benefits from an outdoor pool and outdoor dining areas for you to enjoy your meal listening to the sound of waves. We can’t think of anything more relaxing!
If you’re wanting to explore the surrounding area, Pier 60 is just 10 minutes walk away.
Hilton Clearwater Beach Hotel and Spa
We believe you can never really go wrong with a Hitlon! This is one of the best clearwater hotels as you get a lot for the relatively low price point.
Not only is it in an amazing location, just a 5 minutes walk away from Pier 60 which has shopping and restaurants, but there is an outdoor pool, onsite fitness center, and even a Starbucks!
You can sit and enjoy the sunset by the pool, or with a cocktail in hand from the Tikki Bar which is right on the beach. You can’t go wrong really!
Sheraton Sand Key Resort
Sheraton Sand Key Resort is one of the cheaper resorts available, and is really beautiful!
This is the best clearwater beach hotel if you want to be a little further out from Pier 60 and explore a different area as Sheraton is located adjacent to the Sand Key Park, with the Clearwater Beach Town Center being just a trolley ride away.
There’s plenty to do at this best hotel in clearwater beach, with three on-site tennis courts, spa, and an oceanfront pool. You definitely won’t be running out of ways to have some down time here!
Coconut Cove All Suite Hotel
Suites are a great option if you are on a bit of a budget as it gives you the option to cook your own meals and dine out as a treat.
This is one of the best clearwater beach hotels if you’re a fan of gorgeous pools! We love the look of the pool at Coconut Cove, and especially love the look of the waterfalls!
Surrounded by palm trees, Coconut Cove is just a 2 minute drive away from Clearwater Beach and benefits from each suite coming with a full kitchen and microwave which is bound to save you some money.
If you live for thrills, this best clearwater beach hotel is just 15 miles away from the Busch Gardens Amusement Park, which sounds like a great day out if you’re wanting to do more than relax by the pool or visit the beach all day!
Pier House 60 Clearwater Beach Marina Hotel
If you’re wanting to be super close to Pier 60, then this is best clearwater beach hotel for you as Pier 60 is only a 3 minutes walk away!
Pier House 60 comes with a free continental breakfast and is located adjacent to the Clearwater Marina. There is also a rooftop bar for you to get the best seat in the house to enjoy a Floridian Sunset!
Facilities at Pier House 60 include a fitness center with cardio equipment, a heated outdoor pool, and a business center.
Best Affordable Hotels On Clearwater Beach
Island Cay at Clearwater Beach
Island Cay is one of the best clearwater beach hotels because it is in such an excellent location for amazing value!
Just a 4 minutes walk away from Clearwater Beach and a mile away from Pier 60, Island Cay offers an outdoor pool and barbeque facilities.
Island Cay is located close to other attractions that you may enjoy, such as the Pristine Caladesi Island State Park, the Dunedin Historical Museum, and the Dunedin Brewery.
Guests have said that the staff are very friendly and accommodating at this hotel.
Clearwater Beach Hotel
The newly renovated Clearwater Beach hotel is located on the southern end of Clearwater Beach.
This is one of the best clearwater beach hotels if you’re wanting to be close to the entertainment as Pier 60 is only a mile away. This is such a great value hotel as you can pretty much walk anywhere!
Clearwater Beach Hotel overlooks the harbor, easy access to the beach, and an outdoor heated pool. Some rooms even come with a view of the Gulf of Mexico!
The Aquarium is only 1.6 miles away and Sand Key Park is a 3 minutes drive away.
Seaside Inn & Suites
Seaside Inn & Suites is one of the best clearwater beach hotels if you’re looking for a one night stay!
The beach is just 100 yards away from this hotel, and a lovely restaurant and bar is located adjacent to the property.
We love the look of Sharky’s Beach Bar, which offers all american fare and a cocktail and wine list. The bar looks particularly nice at night as it is decorated with lights! Guests can enjoy live entertainment at Sharky’s from Friday-Sunday.
Rose Motel is another clearwater beach hotel that has a great price for its location!
This best clearwater beach hotel is just 1.9 miles away from Sand Key Park and a 10 minute walk away from Pier 60.
Featuring an outdoor pool and a terrace, Rose Motel is great for families as they offer family rooms and grills for a family barbeque.
To entertain the kids (and adults too!) nearby you can find jet ski rentals, guided tours of Clearwater Beach, Captain Memo’s Pirate Cruise, and The Tropics Boat Tours.
And that’s our list! We hope you have found your perfect hotel on our list of best clearwater beach hotels. We really love visiting Clearwater beach, you really can’t beat those white sands and Floridian sunsets. We hope that you enjoy your stay at Clearwater Beach!