Make yourself at home at our Holiday Inn Express® hotels in Clearwater, Florida. In no time you’ll be swimming in the smooth turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico, strolling nature trails past nesting alligators and sipping freshly squeezed Florida orange juice in a downtown café.
Enjoy an inexpensive day in paradise, soaking up the sunshine and playing in the surf at Clearwater Beach, near our hotels in Clearwater. This golden stretch of sand dotted with palm trees and pastel-colored seashells has calm waters fit for swimming. Your beach towel provides the best ocean view at dusk when the Gulf of Mexico’s waters shimmer red-orange with the sinking sun. Explore less developed shoreline at Moccasin Lake Nature Park. Wooden boardwalks lead the way through mangrove forests that are home to ospreys, egrets, turtles and even alligators. The biologists at Clearwater Marine Aquarium take in Gulf Coast animal rescues, rehabilitating and displaying otters, rays and dolphins.
It’s a short drive from our Clearwater hotels to the citrus orchards of rural western Florida. Stop at roadside stands to sample and buy locally grown oranges, tangerines and grapefruits, ideal snacking fare. Head to busy downtown Clearwater’s Cleveland Street District for souvenir shopping. Elegant palm trees sway above brightly painted storefronts displaying colorful bathing suits, linen sundresses and leather sandals. Cleveland Street restaurants are known for their patio dining and menus packed full of freshly caught ocean fish and hand-picked local produce.
Book our Holiday Inn Express hotels in Clearwater to explore nearby Gulf of Mexico island beaches. Miles of smooth sands front Fort DeSoto, built on an island key in 1900 to protect Tampa Bay. The unspoiled strand at Caladesi Island State Park, just off the Clearwater coast, is fringed with palm trees and nature trails.
Kids eat free! Located directly on Gulf of Mexico with beach access just 400 steps away. Only 7 miles to the Phillies Spring training fields (Brighthouse Field). Outdoor waterfront dining with live entertainment nightly. Dolphin sightings and sunsets complimentary.
Located in the heart of Largo-Clearwater our hotel is near numerous businesses, attractions, sporting venues and only minutes from Clearwater Beach. Our Largo, FL. hotel is the perfect place to stay for business or a relaxing weekend.
Located directly on the Intracoastal Waterway & are a short walk to the beach. Take a dip in our 3,000 square feet free-form heated pool with cascading waterfall & enjoy a refreshing beverage poolside at Rum Runners tiki bar. Enjoy our onsite 50 slip marina, boat rentals, chartered fishing trips, dolphin watch tours, 18 hole miniature golf course, game room, fitness center & gift shop.
The Holiday Inn- St. Petersburg N Clearwater is conveniently located to the most popular restaurants in the area, Frenchy's Rockaway Grill, Cafe Ponte', Salt N Pepper Bistro, Columbia, Rumba Island Grill, and just located outside our front doors Bascom's Chop house, these restaurants are voted the top in the Tampa bay area.
Most of the people we know start the day hungry, and a hearty breakfast sets things right. Our free hot Express Start Breakfast is filled with deliciousness like 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee and warm, sweet cinnamon rolls. Get your fill of buffet-style favorites, enjoy a nice omelet or decide to go extra-fit with cereals, yogurt and a variety of breads. But definitely try the cinnamon rolls.