Get an overview of this hotelClearwater-area resort at natural mineral springs

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool
24-hour business center

Tampa Bay waterfront

Set on 22 acres of waterfront property overlooking Tampa Bay, Safety Harbor Resort and Spa is adjacent to City Marina and 12 miles from the white-sand beaches of the Gulf Coast. Golf courses and recreation are nearby.

De Soto's fountain

Built over the mineral springs discovered by Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto, this Clearwater-area resort utilizes natural spring water in three pools, spa treatments, and as refreshments.

Sunrise and bay views

Guestrooms at Safety Harbor Resort And Spa feature patios or balconies with sunrise and bay views, and overlook the natural shoreline and resort hammock park. Rooms also offer premium bedding.

 Guest Highlights

  • Good location
  • Proximity to shopping
  • Pool
  • Helpful staff
  • Clean guestrooms
  • Overall room comfort

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The spa and fitness center is the star attraction at this bay-front resort near Clearwater, Florida.

Treatments, available only to guests ages 18 and older, include Swedish, reflexology, hot rock, prenatal, and couples massage, as well as body wraps, hydrotherapy and a selection of facial spa treatments. The fitness and wellness department offers consultations and programs on health, nutrition, and wellness for guests ages 16 years and older.

The resort has 3 pools, a tennis academy, bikes (surcharge), and walking and biking trails in Safety Harbor and surrounding parks and greenways.

Safety Harbor Resort And Spa has 30,000 square feet (2,800 square meters) of flexible meeting, conference, and banquet space, and hosts weddings and special occasions.

Transportation from the airport or train station is available.

  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Picnic area 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Conference center 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 5 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 172 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Conference space 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Year Built 1945 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Steam room 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 30,000 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Video-game console 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

Fountain Grille - Casual restaurant featuring Mediterranean-style cuisine with a Caribbean influence in many of the specialties dishes. Alfresco dining is available overlooking a spring-fed fountain. Seasonal entertainment on weekends. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Tiki Bar - Seasonal poolside bar serving specialty drinks, burgers, sandwiches, and salads. Open late-morning until dusk.

La Sardine lobby lounge - serving "Champagne Brunch" each Sunday from 11 AM - 2:30 PM.

Nearby Things to Do

The Safety Harbor Resort's three pools—indoor and outdoor lap pools, and a leisure pool—contain purified mineral springs water. Spa tubs, saunas, personal hydrotherapy, and steam rooms are also on site.

The Tennis Academy provides individual and group instruction at all levels on 5 courts (surcharge for access). The fitness center offers cardio and weight training equipment, personal training, and classes including aqua exercises, yoga, Pilates, and Tai Chi.

Biking and walking trails surround the resort and wind along the bay and through parks.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel in the Clearwater area; fees may apply.

  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

The Safety Harbor Resort and Spa is located on the tranquil shores of Tampa Bay. The waterfront resort was built in 1945 on natural mineral springs, and discovered by Spanish explorers searching for the fountain of youth. Designated a Florida Heritage Landmark, this secluded property has been known to business and leisure travelers as a place “where healing waters flow” for the therapeutic value of its waters.

Treatments at the 50,000 square foot spa and fitness center, available only to guests ages 18 and older, include Swedish, reflexology, hot rock, and couples massage, as well as body wraps, hydrotherapy and a selection of facial spa treatments. The fitness and wellness department offers consultations and programs on health, nutrition, and wellness for guests ages 16 years and older.

The Safety Harbor Resort's three pools—indoor and outdoor lap pools, and a leisure pool—contain purified mineral springs water. Spa tubs, saunas, personal hydrotherapy, and steam rooms are also on site.

  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Reflexology 
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 16 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Spa tub access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room coffee
  • Laundry facilities
  • Self parking
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 14 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 25 per person
  • Valet parking fee: USD 10 per night
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50.00
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per night
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 10.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Safety Harbor Resort
  • Safety Harbor Resort Ascend Hotel Collection
  • Safety Harbor Ascend Collection
  • Safety Harbor Hotel
  • Safety Harbor Spa
  • Safety Harbor Resort Spa an Ascend Hotel Collection
  • Safety Harbor Resort Spa

We should mention

Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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