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Sheraton Sand Key Resort
Ranked #14 of 98 Hotels in Clearwater
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 30 May 2011

First time family vacation. Travelling with toddlers. Lobby: very classy and large...did not realize had multiple conference rooms. Staff: friendly, no complaints. Food: had breakfast buffet there every morning, very good food and service. Room: tennis view, thin walls for sure. Hallways: needs updating, very dated. Pool: small but overall no complaints. Beach: nice location, no complaints on distance except if you had kids that need to use the restroom or if you forgot something in your room. Overall: great value for for the rate I paid for it (under $175/night)

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Reviewed 30 May 2011

Stayed for 2 nights in may and really enjoyed it. The reception staff were reasonable without being too friendly but the room and other accommodation was good. The beds and pillows were fantastic and the tv was flatscreen and a decent size.
I wouldn't return to Rusty's and didn't rate the buffet breakfast. I had a much nicer experience at Maggie Mae's over the road and it was much cheaper.
The pool area was nice and the Tikil bar cocktails were terrific
I would come again

Stayed: May 2011, travelled solo
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Reviewed 24 May 2011

I looked at the reviews of the hotel before we travelled and thought omg. I am pleased to say that we were pleasantly surprised.

From the time we arrived at the front desk, we were upgraded and had a wonderful room on the 6th floor with views overlooking the pool and the gulf, we took some amazing photographs. The hotel is situated on the beach front and the staff around the pool and the bar were polite. I could not understand from other reviews about not being enough sunbeds, there was plenty. Okay the pool was not the biggest and perhaps people like to sunbath beside this, but personally I used the sunbeds beside the beach and could walk down to the sea.

Our stay was wonderful, yes there are a few good restaurants across the road from the hotel which we did use, but the bar was lively, the shop was well stocked and I can say we will definately come back and stay.

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 May 2011

My wife had stayed here last year for her high school reunion, and insisted we come back for a weekend getaway, and so we did. We were greeted warmly by the concierge / doorman, Dennis, who took a special interest in us all weekend long - from recommending and making reservations for dinner on Friday night, to just checking on us and making sure all our needs were being taken care of.

The front desk was equally helpful, including the manager. When he asked if I had a laptop, he provided us with a free access code for the weekend. We stayed on the 6th floor, the very last room (#626) facing out to the pool and beach. The room was adequate with a lovely balcony and two chairs and a table.

One small issue was that we had to settle for a room with two queen beds as all the rooms with a king bed were sold out. But that's OK, as we did not make our reservation until a few days before.

We had breakfast both mornings plus dinner Saturday night at the hotel's Rusty Bistro. The dining room is very large, with two levels of seating. Dinner had live music which we thoroughly enjoyed. We arrived for dinner at 8:30pm. II had their Saturday night buffet (all you can eat prime rib, crab legs, and other seafood). My wife had a caesar salad in a parmesan cheese bowl, and risotto with shrimp. The risotto was outstanding, with a very interesting orange flavored sauce.

The pool was superb. Clear, cold and clean. It was large enough for children to be in the shallow end, and allow adults to swim and socialize in the deeper end. They had a separate small children's pool. We also took advantage of their outdoor hot tub/spa, which appears to comfortably alllow 10 or more adults.

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  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Kevin W
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Reviewed 17 May 2011

My husband and I entered into the Sheraton Sand Key Resort and the word resort was laughable. We walked in and were not greeted one time. We spoke to the representative at the front desk and I verified that we were getting the ocean view that I was told on the phone that we were getting. To our displeasure, we were told that all the rooms were booked and that we were getting the view of the tennis courts! The representative was not accomodating and would not change the rooms. My husband and I were shocked and decided before we actually checked in, that we would need to see the room. We walked down the hallway to the smell of a cheap fragrance overpowering the halls to the room with a large gap between the door and the floor. When we walked into the room, the room smelled like mold, there was a loud generator sound, and a view of a parking lot and tennis courts. We were absolutely not going to say in that room so we spoke to the manager and she was unwilling to accomodate us. She stated that the hotel was booked due to a conference and would not accomodate us with another room or offer a credit. We chose to look for a hotel elsewhere and found oustanding service at the Sandpearl Resort and Spa on a walk in basis, so glad we did.

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Reviewed 16 May 2011

Stayed at this hotel for 2 days to attend a beach wedding. Majority of staff were very nice but did encounter some snotty persons at the front desk and at the cash register in the Island Grille restaurant. Layout of hotel is great -- everything is easy to reach and beach is very close by. Rusty's Bistro in the hotel had great service and food. Would also recommend Jimmy's Fish House & Iguana Bar in Clearwater. Be careful what you say in the bathroom of the hotel rooms, though, as the walls are very thin. I could very clearly hear what the couple in the next room were saying to each other...including that the bottle with the top open was the shampoo and that she left the shower running for him.

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1  Thank Diane_1964
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Reviewed 11 May 2011

Hotel requires you to pay extra for usual included amenities: refrigerator use, internet, and even the fitness center! I will not be returning here.

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3  Thank JWinty
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Additional Information about Sheraton Sand Key Resort

Address: 1160 Gulf Boulevard, Clearwater, FL 33767-2703
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Region: United States > Florida > Clearwater
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Clearwater
#6 Luxury Hotel in Clearwater
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Clearwater
#11 Family Hotel in Clearwater
#12 Business Hotel in Clearwater
#16 Romantic Hotel in Clearwater
Price Range: £178 - £347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sheraton Sand Key Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 390
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
White sand beaches and the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico greet you at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort, set on Clearwater Beach and surrounded by gorgeous views. ... more   less 
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