Studios with modern kitchens..some are .pet friendly, across from beach
100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Great location, walking distance to the restaurants and far enough away from large hotels and crowds. Clean, well furnished room. Beach is right across the street.
Thank you for validating what we say in our ads and on our website is very true... Camelot is in a very unique and special location on Clearwater Beach.
Those two blocks from where all the entertainment, shopping and restaurants begin is a most pleasant short walk. However, those two blocks serve as a wonderful buffer
from the energy and late night noise it attracts.
Making Camelot a peaceful oasis in very busy Clearwater Beach. Close enough to all the action, yet far enough removed when you seek peace and quiet.
What could we have done to earn that one more star. Funny, but 4 stars actually pulls down Camelot's high guest ranking and Vickie's proud average, even when we receive a good review like this.
At least new guests will be happy to see our rankings allow for us to improve on an already solid guest experience knowing they can use VRBO and Homeaway and book with confidence.
Weekend get away.
Clean, close to the beach, restaurants, and shops.
Clean & convenient!
Our room was comfortable & a good size. The location is perfect with many restaurants within a 0.4-0.5 mile walk, the beach just a block away, a little park right behind the hotel. We definitely would stay here again!
The room was clean, as advertised. The staff were very friendly & helpful.
The 2 things that could be a bit better are: the bed was a little too soft for our liking & the next door room had their tv on loud the whole first night we were there.
Not what it seems
We rented a 1 bedroom, 2 baths spacious condo. We arrived to receive a very small one room, one bathroom studio. There was no one there when we checked in so we were stuck with what we had. (The office hours are only from 10-4 and if you need anything outside of those hours, there is a $40 fee) My family does not usually complain. But we were sitting at the pool area and another customer checked in and complained of the same thing (deceiving pictures from a booking website) We finally spoke up after that and was told that we needed to wait until the next day until the GM was there. We did just that to our continued dissatisfaction. When the GM came in the next morning at 10, we advised her of the situation, which apparently she already knew about because as we initially started talking about it she was very combative and attempted to blame me, the website, and everything else instead of taking absolute responsibility for this bait and switch. Eventually she did come around after she went out and found the listing in VBRO herself. I think at that point, she became genuinely apologetic. She did refund us $96 and offered us a candle. But honestly it was too little, too late. There were some positives to the stay which is why they received 2 stars instead of one.
Nice pool area
Close walk to the beach
Close walk to several great restaurants.
Close walk to two cute bars across the street
Beautiful sun deck
Provided beach towels to check out
Beach chairs were available to use
Pool toys were available to use
Smoking EVERYWHERE....the rooms were non smoking but you could step outside and smoke anywhere. Directly outside the rooms, at the pool, the employees even smoked while they were working (My mom is asthmatic)
Website is very deceiving
Roach in the room (although the employee did come and spray and I truly believe it was because of the changing weather)
VERY limited office hours
AC units all leaked and they kept bucket underneath them to catch the overflow
Pet friendly - which is fine but the walls and doors were so thin, we constantly heard barking when the owners left their pets in the rooms.
Cleaning - they only clean the room once a week and you have to turn in the towels in your room at the office before you will be issued new ones. (They must have a problem with theft)
Limited supplies -- try not to run out of toilet paper outside of office hours (We had to go across the street and buy our own toilet paper!)
You were correct in what you read about two bathrooms.
We checked our ad on VRBO and for some reason they did have 2 bathrooms listed, we have corrected this as all studio's at Camelot have only one bathroom and a mini well equipped kitchen.
Our website only shows actual room and property pics, so we think the confusion may be in people mistaking a one bedroom for a one room studio,
we will do a better job of explaining that.
One good thing from this review, readers can see our GM Vickie does care, and will do her best to show a guest we care by offering a room upgrade or even giving money back if that is what it takes to make things right.
With regard to towels. Camelot special orders very fluffy plush towels, and we found that guests like to keep them as Camelot souvenirs, we are flattered, however, we need those nice towels for everyone. Vickie apologizes for being protective of these towels, that is why we also provide complimentary over-sized beach towels to use during your stay.
Thank you for highlighting our many Pros....we especially appreciate you writing about our clean rooms and property.
The important thing to see when reading your review. Small problems will come up from time to time, and our GM Vickie shows that she will take many steps to try and make you feel satisfied when you experience a problem.
Hope this reply better explains our handling of your concerns and the actions we have taken to prevent this in the future.
Nice, comfy, and great location!
Will definitely be back again! The owner was very sweet and extremely helpful.
Nice Place No Parking
Had a great stay , very clean, close to beach, with-in walking distance of bars, restaurants . Property was sold out so no parking , Vicki was very helpful in getting us a parking spot, but we were afraid to move our car while there as we might not get a spot again. They have about 20 rooms give or take and maybe 10 parking spot. We wrould stay again if they had more parking spaces.
Thank you Angela for telling us you had a great stay. We try very hard to deliver a high quality room for a fair price.
Clearwater Beach during Christmas week with the Outback Football Bowl game, and a New Years Eve fireworks extravaganza fills the beaches to capacity.
Camelot has 11 parking spots which is better than every little property around us.... we know, sometimes, it is still not enough.
On a good note, we still don't charge our guests for parking when we could easily get $20 a spot. That should tell you and other guests considering us just how much of a good value we try to deliver for your vacation dollar.
For next year the City is building a new 5 story 750 car garage 3 blocks away. That should help with the parking challenges.
Clearwater Beach is consistently rated as one of Florida's best beaches and tourists love our sugar sand beach in front of our hotel.
I am glad to see my GM Vickie did all she could, and was successful in finding you parking. That goes to show you just how hard my little Vickie goes to make our guest experience a memorable one.
Hope this encourages you and others to keep Camelot on your vacation plans.