Sheraton Sand Key Resort

Clearwater, Clearwater and St Pete

The hotel

Ready to feel sand between your toes and sea salt in your hair? The Sheraton Sand Key puts you right on the shores of one of America’s best beaches, so you can be in those free-flowing waves in seconds. Take a dip in the pool overlooking the beach, and bubble away in the whirlpool. Kids will love having their own pool, and you can even grab some on-the-go grub, perfect for chilled-out family days. And you can park for free, so you can have your own car and go off exploring like a true adventurer.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Families
  • Children's Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Wheelchair access
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Beachfront location
  • Volley Ball
  • Restaurant

Where is it

On Florida's Gulf Coast, Sand Key is known as one of the USA's best beaches. Steps from nature trails and surf-ready beaches. A 10-minute drive to Clearwater, and 7 minutes to Pier 60. Driving time from Orlando International Airport: 2 hours.

Hotel information

390 rooms and suites on 9 floors in 1 building with 4 lifts. All with private balcony/patio, air-conditioning, TV with pay-per-view films and pay Nintendo®, WiFi access*, complimentary bottled water, mini-fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, safe, iron and board, and hairdryer. Standard Rooms are 336 sq ft and have 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. (5th person may be accommodated on a rollaway bed*).

Poolside Rooms are 336 sq ft and have views of the pool and beach from the balcony, with 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. (5th person may be accommodated on a rollaway bed*).

Partial Gulf View Rooms are 336 sq ft and are on higher floors with views of the grounds and gulf in the distance, with 1 king-size bed or 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. (5th person may be accommodated on a rollaway bed*).

  • Extra bonus: Receive a complimentary 'Virgin Sunset' cocktail for 2 at Slo Joe's, complimentary welcome cocktail at Mainstay Tavern, 10% discount on cabana rentals, and a complimentary after-dinner espresso in Rusty's Bar.

  • Free nights: Book before 31 Oct '20 and receive each 7th night free, for stays completed between 1 May–31 Oct '21. Free night offer will be applied at time of booking.

Complimentary self-parking. 'Suncoast Beach Trolley' picks up regularly at the resort and provides a hop-on, hop-off service from Clearwater to St Pete Beach for approx $5.

Rusty's Bistro (local cuisine, open for breakfast and dinner). Mainstay Tavern (sports bar, open for lunch, dinner and late night drinks). Island Grille (Floridian food, open for lunch and dinner). Slo Joe's Poolside Turtle Bar (open for lunch and dinner). Poolside Café (grab-and-go food, open for lunch). Room service*.

Outdoor swimming pool, and children's pool. Private beach. Whirlpool. Fitness centre. Volleyball.

Complimentary WiFi in lobby and public areas. Convenience store. Concierge. Valet/dry cleaning service*.

Wheelchair accessible rooms available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

* Denotes local charge.

Please note: Rollaway beds are charged for locally, and the charge is payable to the hotel. 

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Excellent Reservation Assistance

Mar 20, 2020 V6110BFcathyr

I would like to share that Pamela the reservations manager at the Sheraton Sand Key was extremely helpfully during this coronavirus pandemic. The agency we booked with would not respond to our emails to cancel our reservation. She contacted them and tried her best to help with the situation. Super hotel and staff we will definitely book again… Read more
I would like to share that Pamela the reservations manager at the Sheraton Sand Key was extremely helpfully during this coronavirus pandemic. The agency we booked with would not respond to our emails to cancel our reservation. She contacted them and tried her best to help with the situation. Super hotel and staff we will definitely book again through the Sheraton site. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating way overpriced

Mar 16, 2020 donw729 Louisville, Kentucky

use to be very reasonable & could use points with a nice room.had great clubhouse floor and went every year in may. cheaper to go to nassau for a longer stay. nice area to visit but got too expensive !
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Really impressed....

Mar 11, 2020 X3050AZsusans Dublin, Ireland

Arrived here today. Already very impressed. The staff here are older and it works really well. They are mature, calm, polite, interested, sincere, genuine.....Cyndy at front desk was terrific today pulling out all the stops to get a room ready for us after a technical hitch with reservation. The rooms are large, clean, comfortable.... even the… Read more
Arrived here today. Already very impressed. The staff here are older and it works really well. They are mature, calm, polite, interested, sincere, genuine.....Cyndy at front desk was terrific today pulling out all the stops to get a room ready for us after a technical hitch with reservation. The rooms are large, clean, comfortable.... even the in- room hairdryer is pretty good. There are no parking fees. You have free access to the local trolley service. The beach is to the rear of the hotel..... at least the sand starts at the immediate rear.... it's about a 5 minute walk down to the waters edge. There are plenty of sun loungers and even a few hammocks close to the hotel. This is unusual in beach hotels! There are no people approaching your lounger to sell tat... it's pure bliss. The beach/pool/room towels are whiter than white and soft. (In my opinion... the towels are a great measure of a hotel) Restaurant staff in Rudys are excellent. Again they are older and it works really well. Food is excellent too. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Cold Weather Followed Me to Clearwater Beach, Florida

Mar 10, 2020 J4831XYmikeh

I arrived at TPA (Tampa International Airport) amidst one of the coldest weekends in recent memory, according to the "locals." I took a Lyft to the much-ballyhooed Sheraton Sand Key Resort arriving just before the upscale hotel restaurant closed. Not to worry, they allowed me to enjoy one of the most satisfying bowls of conch chowder i have ever… Read more
I arrived at TPA (Tampa International Airport) amidst one of the coldest weekends in recent memory, according to the "locals." I took a Lyft to the much-ballyhooed Sheraton Sand Key Resort arriving just before the upscale hotel restaurant closed. Not to worry, they allowed me to enjoy one of the most satisfying bowls of conch chowder i have ever had. My expected "Ocean Front" suite on a "high" floor turned out to be a rather small room on the fourth floor with a VERY partial "ocean view" (the ocean was so far away and I could only see a sliver of it from my cold balcony). So much for reserving ahead of time. I was told by the friendly front desk personnel that the hotel was "completely sold out" (I've heard that before). There were hoards of loud, boisterous, obnoxious and inebriated visitors (many probably from Philadelphia, based on their baseball caps). There were also a disproportionate number of liberally tattooed individuals (some who were quite corpulent and should NEVER wear spandex or Speedos) who seemed to always be comparing their "ink" to one another in the crowded and slow elevators. I was expecting a "higher" caliber of hotel guests but it is what it was. Will I stay there again? I don't know. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Free parking, beach access, and great location!

Mar 8, 2020 wolfp10 wolfp10

This hotel has everything you could want for a beach vacation. Beach front access is incredible. Parking is plentiful and free! Rooms are clean, and the poolside bar is a nice touch. Several shops and restaurants are within walking distance. Best hotel in the area!