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Amber Tides Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Casselberry, Florida
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for four days while in the area on business recently. Amber Tides is a small, Old Florida-style Motel. Anyone who traveled in Florida in the '50s and 60's will know what I mean. The Motel also is reminiscent of pensions and bed and breakfasts in Europe, without the breakfast but with a lovely pool and palm tree-enclosed...

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I'd give it 10 stars!!! I have stayed with Ulli at Amber Tides since 2009. If you're looking for a high rise, ritzy hotel please go somewhere else. Amber Tides is 1 floor, cozy, quiet and simple... just like home for me. Ulli is amazing. The rooms are always nice, clean and stocked. Anytime I have ever needed anything he...

1Thank lillycarpenter
Lansing, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Ok so​ this review will be sightly long, and for good reason. Here is my story. In December of 2016 my wife and I traveled to Clearwater for Christmas. We travel quite a bit, and have been to Clearwater several times. This was the first time staying at Amber Tides. We loved it for various reasons, the most important reason...

2Thank Travis F
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had planned a trip to Clearwater Beach for spring break, but sadly the motel down the street from Amber Tides would not accept us when we checked in because we were under the age of 21 even though they had my information for a month and a half. We had spent over 3 hours looking for...

1Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I spent a week here while vacationing in Clearwater beach Florida. The rooms are the size of a small efficiency apartment and outside and inside reminds you of the 1950s. I don't mean to put anyone off by this comment, because it is very clean and well maintained. The rooms surround a solar heated pool. The owner...

1Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Fourth stay in the past two years last weekend. Clean, quiet and within walking distance to the beach, restaurants, marina and all Clearwater has to offer. Thanks Amber Tides! See you again soon Ullie!

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I stayed at Amber Tides recently on a personal trip to Clearwater Beach. What a cool place: funky and nostalgic! My room was clean and comfortable and the staff were very friendly. They went out of their way to make sure I had a pleasant stay. I am already looking forward to my next visit to Amber Tides.

1Thank Chuck P
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Found this hidden gem by luck during an impromptu family trip to Clearwater. Family owned motel with 2 heated pools, one of which was right outside of our room. Parking was alsoi just right outside of our room, which is great with kids. No parking fees or valets to deal with. Cozy and clean room with a kitchen so we...

1Thank Greg B
Portland, Maine
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for luxury, this is not your hotel..but, this is an adorable old motel, right down to the pink tile in the bathroom. It is an easy walk to the beach and downtown. Our bed, sheets and pillows were super comfortable and extremely clean. The pools are also clean. Great value for the little amount of time...

1Thank Julie R
Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

If you want a fancy hotel, this isn't it. But if you want a cute motel with nostalgic Florida vibes you want to stay here. It's less than a five minute walk to the beach and great seafood. The owner is so hospitable and helpful, working with our weird schedule of arriving and leaving.

1Thank Ashley D

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Back under German Management, Ulli & Michelle. Our Motel is located two blocks from Clearwater South Beach, less then 5 minutes walk to the Beach, Restaurants, Bars and Shopping. If you like the Key West feel you will love staying at our quaintly accomodated property with the tropically landscaped pool area. We have grills and sitting areas nestled in the palms for that island feel. All our rooms are non-smoking. We do allow smoking outside of the rooms and around the courtyard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amber Tides Motel

Address: 420 Hamden Dr, Clearwater, FL 33767-2535
Region: United States > Florida > Clearwater
Price Range: $162 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Amber Tides Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Amber Tides Hotel Clearwater
Amber Tides Clearwater
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Clearwater
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Clearwater
#19 Romantic Hotel in Clearwater
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“we have only been in room #10”
Doug295, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had room 7 on the corner which had extra space with kitchen/dining area.”
Anneandtom9, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any room you have is good our room was right near one of the pools but the location has two pools.”
357kristyc, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 = great. Well-situated w/ 2 double beds. Room 9 (next door) = larger bed & bunk bed, so prolly good for families w/ young kids.”
buking21, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 12 is right by the pool and has a lovely garden.”
frogdogg, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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