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Mar Bay Motel & Suites

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This clean comfortable hotel was just what I was looking for. Close to everything yet located in a quiet residential area which is truly peaceful, especially after dark. No huste bustle, just a great place to stay for a week. Management takes excellent care of their guests. Would definitely stay at the Mar Bay again next time I visit the...

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Topsham, Maine, United States
Reviewed 13 April 2017

What a nice family run motel with Rodney and his dad Ed taking care of the business from bookings to housecleaning and everything else. My wife and I have stayed here many times over the past ten years or so and it always the same – immaculately clean and fresh. During our last stay at Mar Bay I became ill...

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Rodney R, General Manager at Mar Bay Motel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Edward E. What an honor it has been to host you and your wife on your whirlwind tours of Florida! You have gone above and beyond with your kind words. Thank you so very much for your amazing review on TripAdvisor. We are so delighted to read that you continue to enjoy our family hotel. Hoping to welcome...

Sugar Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here which will soon be 8 nights while visiting relatives. The room was recently refurbished. The shower is tiled and has a hand held sprayer. The single sink is finished with a marble counter. There is two deco style chairs with corner table as a sitting area. The king size bed has 6 pillows two of which are...

2Thank Don L
Rodney R, General Manager at Mar Bay Motel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Don L Thank you so very much for your detailed and thorough review on TripAdvisor. It was our pleasure to host you and your wife on your extended stay here in Tampa Bay. It would be our honor to welcome you once again next time you visit sunny Safety Harbor, Florida. Warmest regards, Rod Ramos & Eddie Ramos Owners/Operators

San Francisco
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you’re a person who will only be happy in a standard, corporate, cookie-cutter hotel with room service, gym, and valet parking, pull out your wallet and book somewhere else. But if family-owned, quiet, comfortable, ultra-clean, and modestly-priced are music to your ears, then the Mar Bay Motel & Suites is your ticket to a wonderful visit to the Tampa...

2Thank Aliesse
Rodney R, General Manager at Mar Bay Motel & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your amazing and thorough review on TripAdvisor. It has been our honor and pleasure to host you on your numerous extended stays here in Tampa Bay. We are so delighted to read that you enjoyed our family hotel, and that you had the opportunity to experience the Mar Bay hospitality. It would be our...

Reviewed 6 May 2016

I had an unusual situation and Rodney went above and beyond to accomodate me. Great hotel with an ideal location close to everything around the Tampa Bay area. Rooms are extremely clean. I would highly recommend.

1Thank Cheryl R
Rodney R, General Manager at Mar Bay Motel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl R, Thank you so very much for your fantastic comments on TripAdvisor. How we do wish we were able to do more to help, so glad everything worked out. We are so delighted to read that you enjoyed our family hotel, and that you had the opportunity to experience the Mar Bay hospitality. It would be our honor...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights when I couldn't find reservations anywhere else. I was afraid it would be a "no-tell motel" but I trusted the other reviews on TripAdvisor and took a chance. It was VERY nice, clean, and comfortable. I never met our host, Rodney, but he handled our reservation over the phone and handled everything efficiently and...

2Thank Mcones
Rodney R, Owner at Mar Bay Motel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear MCones, We cannot thank you enough for the amazing and wonderful review you have left for us here on TripAdvisor. We do regret not having the opportunity to greet you in person, what busy, fun-filled two days you must have had! We are very pleased to read of your experience at the Mar Bay. It is such an honor...

Mineola, TX
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We cannot say enough nice things about this charming motel. We enjoyed two rooms as our daughter and grandchildren were with us for our short stay. The place was especially clean, spacious and quiet. The furnishings were homey, and the host was very accommodating from the the very first contact. We will definitely return when we visit family again. Thank...

2Thank wwhitney51
Rodney R, Owner at Mar Bay Motel & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Mr. & Mrs. Wwhitney51, We cannot thank you enough for taking the time to write such an amazing and wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are so very pleased to read of your experience at the Mar Bay, we are honored and humbled. It was our complete pleasure hosting you and your wonderful family. We hope to have the pleasure...

Apalachicola, Florida
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This is the cutest hotel and the people here are so nice. Rooms are very clean. It was so quiet too. When we got back home Rodney called and told us we left our clothes in the closet. He was nice enough to send us the clothes and even say we didn't have to pay him for that. Well of...

2Thank loralei777
Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 11 July 2015

I have stayed here twice now in different rooms. I was there for a yoga teacher training at a studio nearby. The rooms were clean, well designed, and perfect for me. The kitchenette is a nice plus if you are staying for more than a day or two. The management is wonderful and onsite. It's walking distance to a lovely...

4Thank 392kate
Reviewed 8 June 2015

My second stay...this time for three weeks, in the suite this time...and again everything perfect from start to finish...Rodney and his father are so pleasant and helpful, you feel like family....standard of bedding and furnishings is excellent, and everywhere is spotlessly clean and promptly serviced. In a great location for nearby superb Phillipe Park (2 minutes drive), downtown Safety Harbor,...

3Thank Travellers157

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
" You will enjoy your stay at Mar Bay."Situated in charming Safety Harbor, Florida this quaint, family-run operation invites you to be our guests. All non-smoking suites feature kitchens, High Speed Internet, WiFi, cable TV, ceiling fans, private baths and air conditioning. Centrally located in the heart of Tampa Bay, minutes from two international airports, gulf beaches and within walking distance to the shores of Old Tampa Bay at Philippe Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mar Bay Motel & Suites

Address: 3110 Phillippe Pkwy, Safety Harbor, FL 34695-5100
Region: United States > Florida > Safety Harbor
Price Range: £74 - £172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Mar Bay Hotel Safety Harbor
Mar Bay Motel And Suites
Mar Bay Motel & Suites Safety Harbor, Florida
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“all are good”
CherylR736, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem to be equal in location, etc.”
loralei777, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
“I guess they are all about the same.”
PackLightAndGo, 23 Sep 2014 | Read review
“One of my favorite rooms is the suite, The whole family gathers in the big living room and have breakfast in the eat in kitchen. It's a large one bedroom apartment. The other favorite is the last room on the opposite end of the suite because it has all the extra windows and lovely view of the huge green back yard.”
OhMyOmaha, 22 Dec 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in an end room with a view of a large lawn”
DineWineTraveller, 5 Apr 2013 | Read review
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