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Northern VA, USA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was clean, spacious, and recently painted. There was no chair and desk for working with my laptop. I asked if they could bring something, and the next day they brought a folding chair and table, which worked great. The hotel was quiet and conveniently located. I would stay here again.

Thank Mariaji
London, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a great experience at this place, it is clean, people are very nice , the pool was clean and warm and the breakfast was excellent! We will come back! There are nice restaurants near by. They even printed our boarding passes for free.

Thank Cleusa O
Beaufort, South Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was very helpful. I left my iPad mini in the room and they contacted us to tell us they had it and shipped it back to me! The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Not luxurious but very nice for the price.

2Thank mandkhowell
MagnusonClearwater, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Clearwater Central, responded to this review

Hello, I am so glad you got it back and you had a good time while staying here. We hope you come back again soon until then keep track of us on Facebook. Thanks again, Dayna

Lilburn, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed there for 4 nights a week ago. We were very pleased with our room which had a king size bed which slept really well and a large bathroom with a sliding door to separate it from the bedroom. Housekeeping was good. Breakfast was okay with waffles, biscuits and sausage gravy with some other choices. Do...

2Thank jowill821
MagnusonClearwater, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Clearwater Central, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking time out to right a review. I have been working on getting eggs added on. However until then the number one breakfast restaurant is just next door! I am glad you had a good time. Please come back soon. Dayna

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dated Motel with minimal amenities, and a serious design issue force a generous "two-star" rating. Rooms have unwelcoming tile floors, beds have a single sheet and thin blanket, soft/small pillows, and one 60-watt equivalent overhead light (no table or floor lamps). No tv directory. On the positive side, a/c units are latest Amanas that shut off completely when target temperatures...

Thank Ronald J B
MagnusonClearwater, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Clearwater Central, responded to this review

Hello, I am sorry you had some problems while staying with us. I thank you for your review, since then we have put new TV guides in rooms and had them laminated, changed the bulbs in the rooms to 100 watt. We also put a cover plate at bottom of the sink 132. New curtains, new paint, pictures and updated...

Waverly, Iowa
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We stayed at this hotel from December 31st - January 3rd. I'll start with a reality check. This isn't high end, fancy, nor does it have a ton of amenities. If you are looking for that, look elsewhere.(and pay a whole lot more) Its also not super close to the beach, although it was in the middle of everything we...

7Thank Wanger1969
MagnusonClearwater, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Clearwater Central, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. I am truly glad you had a good stay, and hope you come back to see us again we have added on a lot. Thanks again, Dayna

Lake Ozark, Missouri
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

What do you expect for under 60$ a night? You get free breakfast,wifi,and parking. About 30 minutes from the beach that's with traffic. Would stay again. If you want something nicer you might not want to be so cheap and stay somewhere over 100$

3Thank jim122990
MagnusonClearwater, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Clearwater Central, responded to this review

Thank you, Please come and see again soon. You can all so keep in touch on our Facebook page. Dayna

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I'll admit it, I made a huge mistake thinking that I was going to get a great deal and it would be a nice place. We got to the hotel and from the front, and in the lobby, it looks ok, nothing fancy. The front desk clerk was very nice and he gave us a room on the second floor,...

Thank Jeff B
MagnusonClearwater, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Clearwater Central, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not give us the chance to show you how great we are. We do not take any long term guest. We do not Allow any smoking in rooms so people must smoke out side ( some still do, but we fine them if we catch them) . We have a great pool area, but we...

Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Based on reviews I was expecting more. Pros: it was clean, it was affordable, lots of places to eat nearby. Cons: sketchy at night, shower water smelt like sulfur (yuck), bed was rock hard, ants on the bedside table, and breakfast was only so so. We decided to go to the chick fil a down the street. I would not...

Thank Jean W
MagnusonClearwater, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Clearwater Central, responded to this review

hello Meh. I am sorry you were not happy with your stay here. We are also working on improving. I do you hope you will give us another try. Thank you, Dayna

Pinellas Park, Florida
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here while waiting for our house to be ready to move in. Room was clean, staff friendly and helpful but the towels and beds being made everyday seemed a hassle. For the price I would stay again... just not much to do so make sure you are driving.

Thank Tannura
MagnusonClearwater, Front Office Manager at Magnuson Hotel Clearwater Central, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we appreciate your taking time out to right one. We hope you return again sometime soon. Thanks, Dayna

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the MAGNUSON HOTEL CLEARWATER CENTRAL, located just a .5 Mile from the Phillies Spring Training Camp. Start out your day with our complimentary HOT continental breakfast. Take advantage of our beautiful weather and take the free shuttle from our Hotel to the Beach. After the game, throw some steaks or burgers onto the barbecue, located in one of the picnic kiosks surrounding our tropical outdoor pool. Enjoy our free WiFi, Beautiful resort pool and outdoor sitting area. And to help keep you in touch, we offer a complimentary Business Center right off the lobby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel Clearwater Central

Address: 21252 US Hwy19 North, Clearwater, FL 33765 (Formerly Travelodge Clearwater)
Region: United States > Florida > Clearwater
Price Range: $92 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Magnuson Hotel Clearwater Central 2*
Number of rooms: 118
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