Ratings based on 325 Verified Reviews
They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.4 Room cleanliness
4.3 Service & staff
4.3 Room comfort
4.3 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
for Everyoneby A verified travelerfrom Northern Minnesota
Conveniently locatedPosted Jan 25, 2015
Cons: pool area, housekeeping arrangement, parking Was horrible
Location: johns pass, shell hunting across the bridge, plenty of restaurants
this hotel was very conveniently located, beach right out front, johns pass a couple block walk. Disappointed in the housekeeping arrangement!!!! For one, I'm on vacation, but had to make my bed, take out the garbage, sweep the floors, change sheets on my bed, swap out our towels on our own, everything is provided, but come on, the rate charged and we had to be our own housekeepers?????? There was never enough chairs for the beach, no hot tub for the cooler days, and no view from the pool area. oh yes, don't plan to drive a normal size car and get any parking for the hotel!!!!
for Everyoneby A verified travelerfrom FL
Great location but a lot of "don't's"Posted Jan 24, 2015
Pros: Great location - right on the beach
The location is great - right on the beach, and the price is pretty reasonable, but it's because the hotel cuts a lot of corners. No maid service. You fill out a slip of what you need in the room each morning and put it in a basket and leave it outside your room - including your dirty towels. Don't ask for more than one roll of toilet paper or paper towels though - the limit is one per day. No facial tissues either. I thought that was odd - and cheap. The bathroom was in need of a rehab, and the bathtub didn't drain. It was disgusting to stand in your own sandy/dirty water when you were trying to get clean. When I told the staff that when I checked out, I got a "really sorry about that" but no offer to take money off the bill. There's a binder in the room that's very informative of amenities, restaurants nearby, etc., but it's also filled with all the hotel's rules, and there are a lot. Don't do this, don't do that. Very odd. There was no TV channel guide either. Would have been nice. We were supposed to have HBO but couldn't find the channel. Of course the TV was small and the picture was fuzzy so I'm not sure it mattered anyway. Walls are paper thin. We heard an entire argumentt of the couple next door after they got into their room after a night of drinking. They might as well have been sitting in our room fighting. When it first started I thought they were in the hallway and I was ready to get up and tell them to take it inside, then I realized they WERE inside.
for Everyoneby A verified travelerfrom Wisconsin
Winter Get-AwayPosted Jan 18, 2015
Pros: Loved the room view. Room was newly renovated, and furnished. No community lobby; private entrances. Nice laundry facility.
Cons: Vending machines and local information in laundry room so it is accessible after office hours. ATM machine...
Location: Location great; just steps from John's Pass and minutes to St Petersburg.
The room view was perfect. And the beach and access to it incredible. I did unfortunately have 2 out of 4 nights interrupted by noise. I was awakened by a blaring TV at 345 AM; a snoring machine I shared a wall with; and a couple's argument. I did tell the property manager and the only solution I received was that he was pretty sure 2 of the 3 problems were checking out that night; or the night after. Unacceptable. I came to get much needed R&R; not excuses.
for Everyoneby A verified travelerfrom Idaho
Barefoot hotelPosted Jan 16, 2015
Everything was good, only pictures from online are not the same as they are
for Everyoneby A verified travelerfrom apollo beach, fl
Second time staying here, love the locationPosted Jan 12, 2015
Location: Love johns pass and Mad Beach Brewery just opened recently. A lot of things to see and do in close proximity.
Love the atmosphere and location within walking distance to Johns Pass...
for Everyoneby A verified travelerfrom N.E. Pennsylvania
Posted Jan 9, 2015
Pros: Excellent Hotel right on the beach with a heated pool. Great
Location: Walking distance of Madeiera Beach and John's Bay boardwalk. Centrally located to everything.
My group I was with had a fantastic time at this hotel & Madiera Beach area
for Everyoneby A verified traveler
Nice and roomy. Clean and comfortable.Posted Jan 2, 2015
We had two suites joined for New Years Eve. The view is beautiful from the balcony. We watched the dolphins jumping in the morning. Hotel is close to John's Pass and good restaurants. We enjoyed our stay!
for Couplesby A verified traveler
IT WAS ON THE BEACH.Posted Oct 28, 2014 on Hotels.com
IT WAS JUST OKAY. NOTHING SPECIAL. WE ARE USE TO MORE ROOM IN THE ROOM. AND THE TV'S ARE REALLY SMALL. WE LIKE TO WATCH WHEN WE GET UP IN THE AM NEWS AND THE EVENING NEWS. BUT, THE BEACH IS ALWAYS GREAT, NO MATTER WHERE WE STAY. BUT, THE HOTEL... HMMMM. I WOULDN'T STAY THERE AGAIN. JUST NOT MY CUP OF TEA. SORRY.
for Couplesby Emilyfrom PC, FL
NICE AND QUIETPosted Oct 28, 2014 on Hotels.com
WEEKEND GETAWAY, PERFECT LOCATION, NEVER USED OUR VEHICLE. BEACH HAD FEW PEOPLE WHICH MADE IT VERY NICE. FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL SERVICE FROM OFFICE STAFF. ROOM WAS OLDER BUT CLEAN AND HAD VIEW OF THE GULF WHICH WAS EXTRODINARY. THE BED...VERY HARD AND UNCOMFORTABLE. WE TRIED THE SOFA SLEEPER WASN'T ANY BETTER. YOU COULD FEEL THE BARS UNDERNEATH. THERE DIDN'T SEEM TO BE A RESTROOM NEAR THE POOL. KINDA SCARY WITH KIDS IN THERE.
for Couplesby Wendyfrom Dahlonega, Georgia
Awesome on-the-beach experiencePosted Oct 24, 2014 on Hotels.com
The beach here is really beautiful, and it is just steps away from the hotel property. Madeira Beach is laid-back and very conveniently located to Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and St. Pete Beach. Lots of good restaurants within walking distance of hotel. Front office staff are friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. Studio room with balcony overlooking the beach was spacious and comfortable. Gorgeous views from the balcony and the beach, especially at sunset, were wonderful!!!The towel-exchange system and after-hours check-in system worked very well, and we liked the privacy afforded by not having housekeepers servicing our room during our stay. However, we felt that the room cleanliness was just a little under par. The tile floor seemed to need a good scrubbing. With that one exception, we loved our stay here.