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Amber Tides Motel
Ranked #31 of 98 Hotels in Clearwater
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

We had a blast.... Motel was very peaceful!!!! Joe is great!!! Will bring more family nxt time... Can't wait to return :)!!!! Grilling poolside with family was great and sitting on front porch in evening while kids was swimming was awesome.

  • Stayed: March 2014
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

We were really taken back when we checked in. We were told no maid service right after we paid our bill. We didn't like that but we were happy to be in Florida. We entered our room and now understood the reviews stating the furniture was old......old it was, a little dusty and not well maintained.....moving on into the bathroom, once again old and not really clean....behind the facet was mold. No garbage can to throw your trash out was noticed right away....ok...make your own bed, take out your garbage.....we still are happy.....after the third night we felt like the sink in the bathroom really needed to be cleaned up....no cleaning supplies...we are not so happy by the fourth day...you only got clean towels if you went and got them. The reviews are very confusing for this place...our standards aren't unrealistic . We walked into a few other hotels, with maid service and found we could have stayed in a much nicer place for the same price......do your research before you book at Amber Tides. As stated in most of the reviews, Joe is a nice guy...but he should be...he doesn't do cleaning. Feel like we were really taken.

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
5  Thank Karen H
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

A few minutes walk to the beach, restos and bars this place has it all. Don't expect silver service, modern amenities or daily 'maid' service or you'll be disappointed because it's not The Four Seasons. The linen and towels you start with are the same linen and towels you end up with regardless of long your stay. However if you want a great location with a bed and a pool this place has it. We stayed for 3 nights Sat-Sun-Mon on March 22-24, 2014 and our bill was $487.20 or approx. an average of $160.00 per night. Seems steep for what you get but it is a holiday town in a very busy month. Joe who runs the place is a pretty cool dude and owner of a proper corkscrew. ;-) Note to coffee drinkers: If you enjoy a good cup of strong coffee in the morning then leave town as you won't find it in Clearwater.

Room Tip: Depending on the time of year book early as my buddy and I had to share a King size bed and he snore...
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Upshiraz
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

great location! convenient to beach, restaurants, shops, etc. The manager, Joe, was super! He keeps the place spotless & you can't beat the price! The other guests were very nice & friendly - great for families. Thanks Joe for a great trip!

Room Tip: book early! rooms go fast.
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

I would like to say that Joe Cipolla was great help to us. He gave us info on what places to go and enjoy. He also helped us decide on what we could do at night and what places where best to eat. Joe was very nice, enthusiastic, and concerning. Joe was always willing give us ideas and anything we needed for the room. I would be more than willing to come back and stay with Amber Tides because of Joe.

Sincerely,
Anthony.

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Reviewed 18 March 2014

Affordable and clean with great access to the beach. Staff is superb. As mentioned, those with a keen sense of self-entitlement will be disappointed but those who understand value will be satisfied. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 March 2014 via mobile

Small motel in a great area close to the beach. Pool and outdoor area are beautiful. Rooms are clean and spacious but could use some updates. This motel is close to restaurants and other attractions. The manager is a gem, very helpful in getting you around the area.

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Additional Information about Amber Tides Motel

Address: 420 Hamden Dr, Clearwater, FL 33767-2535
Region: United States > Florida > Clearwater
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#11 Family Hotel in Clearwater
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Clearwater
#19 Romantic Hotel in Clearwater
Price Range: £89 - £192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Amber Tides Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Back under German Management, Ulli & Michelle. Our Motel is located two blocks from Clearwater South Beach, less then 5 minutes walk to the Beach, Restaurants, Bars and Shopping. If you like the Key West feel you will love staying at our quaintly accomodated property with the tropically landscaped pool area. We have grills and sitting areas nestled in the palms for that island feel. All our rooms are non-smoking. We do allow smoking outside of the rooms and around the courtyard. ... more   less 
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