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Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, an Ascend Hotel Collection is located within a few miles (5 km) of Ruth Eckerd Hall and Celebration Station. This 172-room, 3-star resort has 2 outdoor pools along with a full-service spa and a restaurant. It's in central Safety Harbor and also close to Moccasin Lake Nature Park and Bright House Field.

Dining

For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is available for a fee. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or grab a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant.

Rooms

All 172 air-conditioned rooms feature refrigerators, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers. 32-inch plasma TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding and down comforters ensure a restful night. Free local calls, video-game consoles, and safes are other standard amenities.

Property features

Guests of Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, an Ascend Hotel Collection have access to a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and an indoor pool. Onsite parking is available, both free self and paid valet parking (USD 10 per night)—also useful is a shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available on request) for USD 25 per person. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa resort include a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, an Ascend Hotel Collection

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 16 August 2016 to 14 November 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Sauna
During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Room Amenities

Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, an Ascend Hotel Collection offers 172 air-conditioned accommodations with video-game consoles and safes. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 32-inch plasma televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Safety Harbor resort provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Video-game console 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Hotel Amenities

The spa and fitness center is the star attraction at this bay-front resort near Clearwater, Florida.

Treatments, available only to guests ages 18 and older, include Swedish, reflexology, hot rock, prenatal, and couples massage, as well as body wraps, hydrotherapy and a selection of facial spa treatments. The fitness and wellness department offers consultations and programs on health, nutrition, and wellness for guests ages 16 years and older.

The resort has 3 pools, a tennis academy, bikes (surcharge), and walking and biking trails in Safety Harbor and surrounding parks and greenways.

Safety Harbor Resort And Spa has 30,000 square feet (2,800 square meters) of flexible meeting, conference, and banquet space, and hosts weddings and special occasions.

Transportation from the airport or train station is available.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 172 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1945 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-out 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 9 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 5 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Casino shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 30,000 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Spa Services

The Safety Harbor Resort and Spa is located on the tranquil shores of Tampa Bay. The waterfront resort was built in 1945 on natural mineral springs, and discovered by Spanish explorers searching for the fountain of youth. Designated a Florida Heritage Landmark, this secluded property has been known to business and leisure travelers as a place “where healing waters flow” for the therapeutic value of its waters.

Treatments at the 50,000 square foot spa and fitness center, available only to guests ages 18 and older, include Swedish, reflexology, hot rock, and couples massage, as well as body wraps, hydrotherapy and a selection of facial spa treatments. The fitness and wellness department offers consultations and programs on health, nutrition, and wellness for guests ages 16 years and older.

The Safety Harbor Resort's three pools—indoor and outdoor lap pools, and a leisure pool—contain purified mineral springs water. Spa tubs, saunas, personal hydrotherapy, and steam rooms are also on site.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Where to Eat

Fountain Grille - Casual restaurant featuring Mediterranean-style cuisine with a Caribbean influence in many of the specialties dishes. Alfresco dining is available overlooking a spring-fed fountain. Seasonal entertainment on weekends. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Tiki Bar - Seasonal poolside bar serving specialty drinks, burgers, sandwiches, and salads. Open late-morning until dusk.

La Sardine lobby lounge - serving "Champagne Brunch" each Sunday from 11 AM - 2:30 PM.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Nearby Things to Do

The Safety Harbor Resort's three pools—indoor and outdoor lap pools, and a leisure pool—contain purified mineral springs water. Spa tubs, saunas, personal hydrotherapy, and steam rooms are also on site.

The Tennis Academy provides individual and group instruction at all levels on 5 courts (surcharge for access). The fitness center offers cardio and weight training equipment, personal training, and classes including aqua exercises, yoga, Pilates, and Tai Chi.

Biking and walking trails surround the resort and wind along the bay and through parks.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel in the Clearwater area; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 16 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Spa tub access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room coffee
  • Laundry facilities
  • Self parking
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 14 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 25 per person
  • Valet parking fee: USD 10 per night
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50.00
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per night
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 10.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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