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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, 3.5-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

Enjoy a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or have a drink at the bar/lounge. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is available for a fee.

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 at scheduled times for USD 25 per person. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this spa resort include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub.

Highlights

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

Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, an Ascend Hotel Collection

105 N Bayshore Dr Safety Harbor FL 34695

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 16 August 2016 to 30 September 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool
During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

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) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Total number of rooms - 172 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Year Built 1945 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • 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 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference center 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • 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 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 30,000 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • 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)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Video-game console 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • 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 

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.

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 seven Har-Tru 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 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

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 
  • Reflexology 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

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

Hotel Policies

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

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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 hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 16 per accommodation, per night
The hotel 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.

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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.

Awards & Affiliations

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

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