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Daily rental, sleeps 10, 3 bedroom, great value,Pets ok,kitchen,beachside

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment



About the property

Cottage,house,vacation rental,cabin, bungalow,beach,ocean, daily rentals,pets

Hideaway 3 bedroom Beach Apartment is a great value for 2 families , or large family with many children and pets. For much less than the price of the condos on the sand, you get 3 queen beds, sofa bed, bunk beds for children under 12 , and full kitchen. Not a fancy shmancy condo, , but a great value. Part of Clearwater Cottages group with Cottage Counselors, Key West Style back yard, and fenced common yard with no streets to cross. Just walk 500 or so steps and your on the beach located between Surfside Condos and Villas of Clearwater . All rentals in this group feature full kitchens with granite countertops, ceramic top stoves, sofa bed in living room, hardwood floors.Families with lots of children and pets, couples who want to chill out, young and old Surfer Duds. Make a cup of coffee or drink on the beach, watch the sunset every evening just down the block. Clearwater Cottages is perfect for romantic holiday or family vacation or reunion. Laid back beachy atmosphere here. No need to dress up. Upscale well heeled travelers would prefer the Sandpearl Hotel and Hilton Hotel just a few blocks over. Value minded families get the same great world class beach for half the price. Our guests get onsite cottage counselor, free use of beach chairs, fishing poles, coolers and manager's bicycles and free transportation in the Tomberline Golf Cart. . All the best restaurants and Tiki Bars are just down the block, no need for a car as Pier 60 is only 5 blocks walk.

Pool:Too close to the sand for a pool, but the biggest and best pool in all of Clearwater Beach is just across the street 3 blocks over. Heated Olympic size pool 250 feet by 350 feet, heated kiddy pool with slides, fountains, and life guards, We offer free passes to our Guests who stay one week (max 10 ) This professionally maintained pool is way superior to all the pools on the island.Google clearwater beach aquatic center photos to see the pool complex. Also includes air conditioned state of the art exercise facilities. Come off the beach and take a shower in the air conditioned changing rooms. Also features free basketball courts, lite at night. Optional night time pool parties and tennis. Opens at end of March through Summer.

Features of each rental unit:

Hideaway Beach Cottage 3 queen beds, 1 bunk bed, sofabed, great for 2 families, no steps. Feature 4 LCD TVs, 2 are 50 inch with DVD in all bedrooms. Opens to the Key West style back yard with large tropical plants and trees, bright colored wood fence to keep children in, wood party deck, tin metal roof gazebo, BBQ grill, stereo, bicycles, and beach toys and chairs. 2016 remodel includes New Samsung Stainless Steel appliance, ice maker, granite counter tops and new tile floors, and bath.

Hideaway Beach Apartment opens to Key West style backyard with Tin room Gazebo and Wood Party Deck. Lit at night and great for entertaining or parties. Located first floor in mid century building, it's fun and funky, not like a condo, but lots of fun as you come off the beach take an outdoor shower with hot and cold water and don't have to worry about wearing high heeled designer sandals and getting some sand on the floor.

More Details

Property Manager
Capt. Al is the property manager and guests relations. Contact him for info.
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Russian, Our staff can interpret French, Japanese, Chinese
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
17 February, 2017

About Capt. Al is the property manager and guests relations. Contact him for info.

Dear Friends:

Thank you for visiting the property managers profile. I am Capt. Al, the property Manager this and other rentals .Originally from New Jersey I have always enjoyed the Jersey shore. After traveling around the world dozens of times, I have come to appreciate the natural beauty and great lifestyle offered at Clearwater Beach. I hope when you arrive, you also will find out how wonderful this little island is. Most weekends in summer I am out on the boat, but here to make sure you have a great beach vacation.

Capt. Al is the property manager and guests relations. Contact him for info. purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Capt. Al is the property manager and guests relations. Contact him for info. chose Clearwater Area

This licensed group vacation resort dwelling is located between Clearwater Cottages and in the north end of Clearwater Beach is where there is still that Old Florida Charm with streets of small beach houses and cottages. Nice to walk around and enjoy where guests can still sit on the front porch and relax with Gulf breezes and swaying Palm Trees.This property is surrounded by old Florida cottages and Beach houses. The Hideaway Beach Apartment is in a 4 unit building on the first floor. It shares a common back yard with Clearwater Cottages with great big tress. real Tiki Hut and Gazebo.There are 6 cute real beach cottages in this licensed vacation resort dwelling and 4 beach apartments.

What makes this apartment unique

Daily rentals availble and any day check in. Enjoy an entire small house for the price of hotel room. Just steps from the best part of Clearwater beach, away from the busy day tripper beach with the parking lots, yet just 5 blocks walk to Pier 60 . Full kitchen saves you money, and most important the beach is just past a few other cottages. Located across from Surfside Condos and Villas of Clearwater, and a block from Sandpearl Hotel, you get to enjoy the same world-class beach for half the price. Features full kitchens.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Clearwater Beach in Tampa Bay

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Monument View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Cottage has tub/shower combo and new vanity and toilet. All new bathtub. Hairdryer and iron and ironboard included
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , All Bedrooms have quality queen mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Double Bed , Childrens room has one bunkbed and one full white poster bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Each Bedroom has a queen bed
    Living Room - All Couches are sofa beds or convertable couches
  • Hideaway Beach Apartment has 3 Queen size bed,children bunk beds, and sofabed with white wood poster headboard. Hi Def LCD TV and radio in bedroom, windows with awnings, air conditioner , new gray wood look tile floors, seperate door to small hall and seperate door to bathroom from hall. Large double door walk in closet. 2 queen beds, bunk beds , 1 sofabed, and 2 cots. .for additional guests.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Fun loving guests who like to walk back and forth to the beach all day will love the Clearwater Cottages. Families with pets, romatic weekend, enjoy life , laid back groups, family get togethers, girls weekend out, bachelor party, all will love the cottage. There is no view at the Hideaway, just cottage next door. If you want a view suggest another cottage. The beach is just at the end of the block, no streets to cross. Please make sure which cottage or apartment you are renting with the reservation agent. This is a cool group of cottages just a few hundred steps from the beach but not on the beach. Surfside Condos behind us in on the sand for twice the price. If you want high end luxury please stay there or the Sandpearl Hotel or Hilton just 2 and 5 blocks from the Cottages. Expect fun families who want to enjoy the beach, make new friends in the backyard.and have a great beach vacation. There are 1,2,and 3, bedroom rentals in this group. Please read the confirmation email .


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Daily rental, sleeps 10, 3 bedroom, great value,Pets ok,kitchen,beachside
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews
Lincoln, Al /USA

Going to see Winter the dolphine

  • 5 of 5

Our time at the grand view cottage will be remembered for the rest of lives. Capt. Al and first mate ( k) were the best at showing and telling us the best places to go and see. We came to Clearwater beach to see winter the dolphin, but left with so much more. The beach cottages are like your home on the beach, not a beach house or condo but like home.There is really no need to drive after you arrive. The beaches at the cottages are not crowded. Like the condo`s. The cottages are a place to relax, be yourself at the beach. Don`t expect to be waited on hand and foot. It is not that type of place. Capt. Al goes well out of his way to insure that you have a wonderful time while you are there. You can cook in side, or out on the grill. You don`t want to miss out on the many great restaurants within blocks. You can walk or ride a bike or take one of the trollies. Oh not to forget you are at one of the most beautiful beaches that you have ever dreamed of. Oh the sunsets there are breath taking. Even the locals come out almost every evening to see the sunsets at Clearwater beach. Parking can be a challenge on weekends or after 3:00 pm, but at the cottages / there`s no need to drive. There are trollies / bikes and these ( carts ) that take you any where you want to go on the beach. If you want to drive to Tampa or along the beach south to sight see / do it in the morning. The traffic is almost none. I must say that the cottages of Clearwater beach are not the place to have a wild party. Yet a place to build a life time of memories.The grand view cottage and Capt. Al along with first mate miss ( K ) will forever remain in my and my 11 yr old son`s memories. THANK YOU GUYS . jAMES AND SON aNDREW

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear James and Andrew: Thank you for your kind words about the Cottages, Karen , my first mate, and the wonderful things you said about the Captain himself. After a week at the beach, some great sunsets, and a great time at the Cottages, like you said, you bring back with you a life time of memories. The First Mate and Myself are glad to hear you all had such a wonderful experience. Capt.Al Capt. Al and Karen
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11 1

Quant Cottages, just as expected and advertised

  • 4 of 5

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Cottages. The location was fabulous, the service was impeccable. We had a few needs that were addressed immediately. I have no hesitation to recommend to anyone. The only drawback for us was the level of luxury was not quite ideal for our family. We knew this going in to it, and we know we saved a good amount of money, but at the end of the day, these are 100 year old cottages. They are very well maintained and clean, but they are not new. As long as potential renters are aware of this, they will have a great experience.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Frank: Thank you for your 4 star review of Clearwater Cottages. We are glad you recommend our cottages and that future guests will have a great experience. We appreciate your letting other travelers know that the service was impeccable and the the the location is great and the cottages are well maintained and clean. Letting other's know that we do not offer a high level of luxury helps as we offer 100 year old cottages with that Old Florida Charm for laid back easy going families. Appreciate your letting other travelers know the Cottages are quaint and you felt just as expected ,as advertised and that you saved a ton of money. . Hope to see you back next time in Clearwater Beach. Capt.Al and Karen
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Brandon, MS

Awful Experience!

  • 1 of 5

They misrepresent the dollar amount to secure the reservation. It is said that the amount will go towards the daily fee however this is NOT the case. They charged me this extra on top of the 2 night rental and I had to call multiple times to get my money back! It took 5 days to get my money back and I only stayed there 2 nights!

The bed is literally leaning down so much you feel like you are somewhat upside down. We finally had to move our heads to the bottom of the bed the last night.

The keys we were given did not even work so we ended up locking ourselves out the first time we left.

The condo/cottage smells really musty and old.

There are tons of other rentals around this area! Look around before you rent here.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jill: ( this review is for Pineapple Beach Apartment ) The listing information clearly states that the $250 deposit is in addition to the rental. This property always takes a security deposit on top of the rental, even if for two nights as it insures that young guests do not cause any damage and obey the rules and regulations. I am sorry your credit card company did not post your returned security until Friday when you checked out on Sunday, as the book keeper did credit it back on Monday when she was in the office. Your calling everyday did not speed up the process. Concerning the key: You cannot lock your self out because there is only a dead bolt key and it must have worked as you would have asked for another key. Moving on, if you read the welcome letter, it states if anything is not right or needs repair, just text and a maintance person will be right over. You never mentioned the bed was a problem , but upon checking it now, we see a little wheel was bent under the frame and needed to be replaced.. It would have been nice if you mentioned some positive things. like you and your boyfriend had a nice weekend, or how close you were to the beach, or how you enjoyed the 50 flat screen in the bedroom. Truly yours is the only one star review, when at least a dozen guests prior to you had a great time while you are the only guest who had an awful experience. This management team cares about every guests having a great time. Reviews can be a positive thing, as we appreciate all comments and sometimes your credit card company can take several days to show your credit. Capt.Al
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4 0

Relaxing weekend getaway in Pineapple Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Gayle and Capt Al are an incredible team of hospitality! We chose Clearwater Cottages to celebrate a birthday weekend on the beach and were not disappointed. They anticipated our needs as soon as we arrived and made us so relaxed in the Pineapple Cottage. The cottage has a cute beach theme with comfortable furniture and a full kitchen with updated countertops and the neatest bamboo floors! The space was also perfect for our small dogs and we were impressed with the pet friendliness! The location is also great, as it is within steps to the beach and local restaurants on the beach (Frenchy's Rockaway Grill, Palm Pavilion). We would definitely return for another stay! Thank you Capt Al & Gayle!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stephanie: We are glad you enjoyed your birthday weekend at the Pineapple Cottage and enjoyed the beach theme decor and new kitchen. Yes we are pet friendly and close to the pet ok part of Clearwater Beach. Appreciate your five star review and kind words about our Staff. Hope to see you next year Capt. Al and Karen
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Tommy Bahama cottage

  • 5 of 5

Second year to come to the Clearwater Cottages. Perfect location, easy access to beach. Captain Al and Karen super nice and always available for anything! Super vacation again!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear JL: We glad to hear this is your second trip to Clearwater and your kind comments about the Property Managers Capt.Al and Karen. Nice to hear you enjoyed the Tommy Bahama Cottage and it's close location to the beach . Capt. Al and Karen
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Lemon Cottage for 10 days and it was AMAZING!!! Love the front seating area. You can people watch. The unit was gorgeous. Very clean. Capt. Al and his wife were so welcoming. Even with our dogs. Anything we needed they were right there. If you are looking for a true beach bumming vacation spot this is it!! Reminded me so much of Key West. Just bring your flip flips and your umbrella drinks and kick back and relax. You will feel rejuvenated once your vaca is over. You will hate leaving. Thanks Capt Al & wife! I will be back soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you had an Amazing vacation at the Lemon Cottage. It is fun to sit on the front porch and watch all the Tourist walk by. Many Guest feel like they are in Key West while at the Cottages as these are the some of the last real cottages left in Clearwater Beach. See you next time you want a real beachy vacation. Capt.Al and Karen
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Tampa Airport
Nearest Barpub
Across street is Shipwreck Bar
Nearest Restaurant
Across street is Angelo's Pizza
Nearest Beach
Just walk down the block
Car: not necessary

Beach down the block (no streets to cross), jet ski, marina, fishing,boating ,all just a few blocks walk. Tiki bars and restaurants just 2 blocks walk on the beach. Area has cute little beach cottages and small houses, away from busy,noisy tourist area , away from public parking lots. Nice area to walk around or bicycle. Two blocks before beautiful residential area, and is pet friendly part of beach. Local restaurants and tiki bars just 1 or 2 blocks over. Make new friends in our common backyard with Gazebo, and BBQ grills. Best location. Parking at 28 Glendale street in front of Gulfside Cottage

Boat ramp across street with free parking .

Tommy Bahama Island House 644 Mandalay Ave 1200 square foot house,, no private yard, but gulf view wood deck, really cool historic beach house.

Gulfside and Dolphin Cottage Duplex 28 Glendale St

Grandview Cottage and Lemon Cottage 636 Mandalay Ave Both have central heat and central air

Corner Cottage, on the corner of Glendale St historic cottage, wood beams, vaulted ceilings

New Orleans , Pineapple, and Hideaway Beach Apartment 640 Mandalay Ave LOCATED on BEACH SIDE of Mandalay Ave. Location map is not correct.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Clearwater Beach, Clearwater Area

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Spring Break
1 Mar 2017 - 24 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
25 Apr 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 13.0%

IMPORTANT: Your reservation request is not CONFIRMED until you receive an email confirmation .
This rental is not an upscale fancy shmancy resort, but a clean,remodeled, family friendly vacation rental . Please
look at every picture and review. We want everyone who stays with us to have a great beach vacation.
Rates for holidays are higher, best to email for exact rate when you let us know how many guests and dates prefered. Daily rental rate is week prorated 10% higher and slighly higher on weekends.
Full refund if cancelled 60 days prior to arrival, less clerical fee $75 , no refunds for March , holidays, over 7 day rentals., or Event weekends.
Some of the photos are for other rentals in this group and rates are lower. You can see the shared backyard at youtubeclearwatercottages all the Guests.
You must reserve Hot Tub at time of making reservation, if this interests you. A great value, but cannot be used by all of our guests. It is locked when not in use.
Sometime the Reservation Agent may need to choose a different rental in the group, sometimes an upgrade, but usually we will notify you of the change, but will not offer a discount.
You may not have a refund if it rains everyday, bored, sunburned, found a cheaper rental across the street, noisy Tourists on weekends, jelly fish, or any other reason. Real emergencies may be offered a credit to a future stay. We will not give you a refund or discount if you tell us you will write a bad review.
Fancy shmancy folks who want everything perfect would be happier at the Sandpearl Hotel or Hilton just 2 blocks away. We cater to fun loving families and couples who want a great beach vacation, attentive staff, and want to experience the Salt Life for a few days.
Cleaning fee ranges from $38 to $89 per week and includes all your linens, towels, comforters, paper goods, and cleaning. You agree to obey the rules and regulations outlined in the Welcome Package.

Rates are for 3 bedroom Hideaway Fall
Pineapple 2 bedroom $1395 week
Lemon 1 bedroom $1195
Call to reserve $250-500 deposit,
You may run your credit card when you check in at our business office

No refunds for rentals over one week, holiday, events, March. Deposit refund if emailed 60 days prior to arrival less Clerical fee $75

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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