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

Tampa Bay waterfront

Set on 22 acres of waterfront property overlooking Tampa Bay, Safety Harbor Resort 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.

Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, an Ascend Hotel Collection

105 N Bayshore Dr Safety Harbor FL 34695

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.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Total number of rooms - 172 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1945 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-out 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2787 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 30,000 
  • Free train station pickup 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • 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) 
  • 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 seven Har-Tru 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.

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

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.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

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 at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 16 per accommodation, per night
The hotel 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.

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

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

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