This is a good old southern hotel located as part of a country club. As such the lobby is large, cool and welcoming with some antique furniture.
Country Club setting to this famous Clearwater landmark hotel.
Air-conditioned guestrooms vary in shape and size, but all provide mahogany furnishings, ceiling fans, and triple-sheeted beds. Some rooms offer 14-foot ceilings, others have decorative fireplaces.
Cabana Club Restaurant - At the hotel’s private beach on Sand Key on the Gulf of Mexico, guests can enjoy lunch and dinner on the deck or in the dining room. The restaurant features fresh seafood and shellfish, including tuna, snapper, and amberjack, sandwich wraps, flatbreads, and seasonal offerings. Magnolia Café - Serving seafood, sandwiches, and salads, at indoor and outdoor seating. The restaurant overlooks the hotel’s south lawn with its pool and heart-shaped tree. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Palm Grill - At night, the indoor portion of the Magnolia Café becomes the Palm Grill. The menu includes fresh fish, meat, chicken, and seasonal specials. The restaurant, with its crisp white napery, is located off the original lobby (now the Lobby Lounge). A Sunday champagne brunch, with live piano entertainment, is served in the Palm Court/lobby area.
From a bluff overlooking the Gulf’s Intracoastal Waterway, this secluded resort extends across 23 well-manicured acres seven miles from Clearwater; a complimentary shuttle zips guests to the beach.