Pros

  • Apartment-style property on Clearwater Bay, with full-size kitchens
  • Some units have screened-in porches that face the water
  • Friendly and accommodating staff
  • Grounds and rooms are kept spotlessly clean
  • A boat dock, pool, and laundry room that guests can use for free
  • Free Wi-Fi, bicycles, fishing poles, beach gear
  • Office with computers and a printer
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Cons

  • Some units need updating
  • No pets allowed
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Bottom Line

The East Shore Resort is a small, apartment-style property that’s located on Clearwater Bay, and is a few blocks from the beach, shopping, and dining. Known for its accommodating staff and personalized service, the hotel offers many freebies (including use of a boat dock), and each room has a full kitchen. Close to all the action on Clearwater Beach, the East Shore Resort is a great budget option.

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Things You Should Know About East Shore Resort

Also Known As

  • East Shore Resort Apartment Motel

Address

473 E Shore Dr, Clearwater, Florida 33767-2033, United States

Website

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East Shore Resort

Scene

Value hotel with clean, apartment-style rooms located right on the water

Located just north of the causeway on Clearwater Beach and situated on the Mandalay Channel, East Shore Resort is a small, apartment-style, two-story property with a variety of room sizes. The green sign out front reads “East Shore Motel & Apts” and a brick building houses the office. The grounds are lushly landscaped, and the property sits on the water, where there’s a marina and boat dock. There’s a large outside courtyard area that’s shaded by a tent and offers Weber grills for outdoor cooking.

Rooms with full kitchens are spread out among a few two-story pink buildings. While some of the furnishings and decor appears tired and aging, the property is kept spotlessly clean and offers lower rates than other hotels on the beach.

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Location

Located on the quieter side of Clearwater Beach, but still close to all the action

The property’s location on the bay side instead of the beach makes it a quieter option that still gives guests the opportunity to walk to restaurants, shops, and the beach, which is a few short blocks away. There is a CVS pharmacy across the street, and a Publix grocery store is about a five-minute drive away. Pier 60 is located within walking distance, and so is the Hulk Hogan Beach Shop and Frenchy’s Salt Water Cafe (famous for its grouper sandwiches).

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Rooms

Rooms range from studios, to one- and two-bedroom suites with full kitchens

Rooms are kept clean and have white tile floors, light-colored walls (hues of blue, yellow, or beige), flat-screen TVs, and full kitchens. Furnishings and decor in some units are better than others -- the smaller rooms could use updated furniture and appliances in the kitchen, while two-bedroom suites have stainless steel gadgets and newer-looking furniture. Some rooms have screened-in porches and face the water.

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Features

Free bicycles, fishing poles, and beach gear

The pool deck is cozy, and the pool itself has sort of a funky shape to it. Pink-and-white umbrellas, lounge chairs, and tables surround the pool. The floating dock offers a place to park a boat, and free fishing poles are available in the office. There is a laundry room, available for use free of charge and a business center with computers and a printer. Other freebies include bicycles, beach toys and umbrellas, use of a boat dock, and parking.

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Amenities

  • Air Conditioner

  • Airport Transportation

  • Babysitting Services

  • Beach

  • Business Center

  • Cable

  • Free Breakfast

  • Full Kitchen

  • Internet

  • Kids Allowed

  • Laundry

  • Pool

  • Poolside Drink Service

  • Separate Bedroom / Living Room Space

  • Swim-Up Bar

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