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Many hotels and motels options are conveniently located near or within walking distance from the campus:

Flamingo Resort - Gay Resort

0.96 mi / 1.55 km from Eckerd College


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Guest Score: 5.9 / 10

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Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove

0.97 mi / 1.56 km from Eckerd College


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Guest Score: 7.7 / 10

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Bermuda Bay Beach Club

1.3 mi / 2.1 km from Eckerd College


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If you're visiting Eckerd College, there are plenty of nearby accommodations. All hotels listed below are within an easy drive off the campus:
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Budget Inn - St. Petersburg

4.5 mi from Eckerd College


from $55 Book Now

800 34th Street North,St Petersburg,FL

 

Hotel with No Smoking Rooms/Facilities

Guest Score: 6.1 / 10

Priced right and centrally located with easy I-275 access, plus free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast, make the Budget Inn - St. Petersburg a convenient choice for our guests. The Budget Inn has 49 rooms on two floors. All accommodations feature complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TVs and free local calls. The hotel`s outdoor pool is a refreshing sight, as is the continental breakfast served each morning on the house. There`s plenty of free on-site parking, too. There`s a lot to be said about having just about everything you need so close, and at the Budget Inn you`re less than a five-minute ride to/from I-275, where you can swing north for Tampa or south for Bradenton/Sarasota. All the upscale appeal of downtown St. Petersburg, from the shops at BayWalk, the Pier and marina to the prestigious Salvador Dali Museum, is a 10- to 15-minute trip. Boyd Hill Nature Park, an oasis in the middle of it all, is a 10-minute jaunt, and you can hit the hip St. Pete beach scene in under 20 minutes, if traffic is on your side. St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport is eleven miles north. more...

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Quality Inn & Suites At Tropicana Field

4.88 mi from Eckerd College


from $58 Book Now

1400 34th Street North,St Petersburg,FL

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 6.8 / 10

With free continental breakfast and a location within a 10-minute drive of the ballpark, the Quality Inn & Suites At Tropicana Field strikes a home run for central St. Pete convenience. The three-floor, exterior-corridor lodging has 75, all facing the impressive outdoor pool and outfitted with high-speed internet access, mini-fridges and microwaves. Non-smoking rooms can be requested. A free continental breakfast is served daily. Along with the heated pool, there`s a large sun deck and a hot tub, and indoors you`ll find a gym and a laundry facility. On-site parking is free. The hotel is a 10-minute drive from Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays. The best of downtown, from the world-renowned Dali Museum, Museum of Fine Arts and Florida Holocaust Museum to the University of South Florida St. Pete campus, St. Pete Pier/marina area and a rich restaurant scene is an easy 10-minute trip, too. Highly accessible to I-275, your fast track to Tampa northbound and Bradenton southbound, the hotel is a 15-minute trip from the Gulf coast beaches. It`s eight miles to St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport and 19 miles to Tampa International Airport. more...

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Super 8 By Wyndham Clearwater/St. Petersburg Airport

12.2 mi from Eckerd College


from $59 Book Now

13260 34th St North,Clearwater,FL

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 7.3 / 10

Our guests can expect free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, free parking and a convenient location at Super 8 by Wyndham Clearwater/St. Petersburg Airport. The hotel has 71 rooms occupying three floors. All accommodations feature free Wi-Fi, satellite cable TVs, microwaves, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, free local calls and work desks. The hotel has a seasonal outdoor pool and business center. In the morning, guests can fuel up for the day with a complimentary continental breakfast. Parking is free. The Super 8 by Wyndham is within two miles of St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport. Tropicana Field is eight miles away. Guests will find gulf beaches, Salvador Dali Museum and The Pier Downtown St. Petersburg within 11 miles of the hotel. Tampa International Airport is 12 miles from the property. more...

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Quality Inn & Suites Clearwater

12.38 mi from Eckerd College


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3655 Hospitality Lane,Clearwater,FL

 

Hotel with Airport Shuttle

Guest Score: 6.6 / 10

Freebies like breakfast and in-room internet access, plus an outdoor pool, are on offer at the Quality Inn & Suites Clearwater. The 115 rooms at this two-story Quality Inn feature free internet access, microwaves, mini-fridges and coffeemakers. The free breakfast served each morning includes waffles, bacon, eggs and cereal. Take a dip in the seasonal outdoor pool. Pets are permitted for a fee. Free parking is available on-site. Catch a Phillies spring training session at Bright House Field, one mile away from the Quality Inn, or soak up the sun on Clearwater Beach, six miles away. Largo Mall is also six miles away. The Florida Aquarium is eight miles away, and the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum is a four-mile drive. St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport is also four miles from the Quality Inn. more...

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Super 8 By Wyndham Ellenton Bradenton Area

16.89 mi from Eckerd College


from $61 Book Now

5218 17th Street East,Ellenton,FL

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 8.1 / 10

Free continental breakfast, cozy accommodations and hot tub are some of the amenities that our guests enjoy at the Super 8 by Wyndham Ellenton Bradenton Area. The two-story Super 8 by Wyndham has 73 rooms. Guests enjoy a free continental breakfast, as well as a seasonal hot tub and outdoor pool. Furry friends are permitted for an extra charge, and parking is free. Guests of the Super 8 by Wyndham find plenty to see and do within a five-mile radius of the hotel, including the Manatee County Civic Center, Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex and Desoto Speedway and Drag Strip. You only need to go a bit further to truly get away from it all on Anna Maria Island, a 13-mile drive. The shops and dining of downtown Sarasota are 18 miles away, and Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is 16 miles from the property. more...

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Mid-Range Hotels
Flamingo Resort - Gay Resort

0.96 mi from Eckerd College


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4601 34th Street South,St Petersburg,FL

 

Guest Score: 5.9 / 10

Offering a year-round outdoor pool and sun terrace, this LBGT-friendly Flamingo Resort - Gay Resort is situated in St. Petersburg 6 km from the beach. Guests can enjoy 6 themed bars, a dance club, and restaurant. The Flamaingo Grille serves American fare including breakfast all day, pizzas, hamburgers alongside as sandwiches. Hurricane Bar is outside, and Cabana Bar is located poolside. Code Bar also boasts live male dancers every night. Every room at this resort is air conditioned and features a flat-screen TV. Some units include a seating area, and a balcony or patio are featured in certain rooms. Each room at Flamingo Resort - Gay Resort is equipped with a private bathroom. The 5 on-site shops include Tylerz Barber Shop, A Touch of Oz male swimsuit and novelty shop, and Adonis Leathercrafters custom harnesses, vests, and chaps. There is a 24-hour front desk, bike hire, and car hire as well. Tropicana Field is 5 km from the Flamingo Resort - Gay Resort, while the Dali` Museum is 7 km away. The Chihuly Collection is 11 minutes` drive by car and St. Petersburg-Clearwater Airport is 21 km away. more...

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Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove

0.97 mi from Eckerd College


from $105 Book Now

6800 Sunshine Skyway Lane,St Petersburg,FL

 

Guest Score: 7.7 / 10

Everything from the tropical cove atmosphere and marina access to free Wi-Fi and fun-in-the-sun amenities has our guests hooked on Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove. THe 18-acre Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove is a beachfront resort on St. Pete`s southernmost tip. It`s a comfortable, colorful escape where you can dip your toe in the water and still have a foothold on easy highway access. The two-floor hotel offers 166 rooms with balconies and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms have bay or marina views, and townhouse options are good options, especially for families and extended-stay guests. The property has beautifully manicured lawns dotted with palm trees, a private beach and a marina. Amenities include an outdoor pool, a white-sand playground, a restaurant, a bar/lounge, tennis and volleyball courts and a connection to the 34-mile Pinellas County Trail — the perfect place for joggers or walkers. Parking is free. The hotel is just off I-275 at the base of the Sunshine Skyway, which southbound leads to Bradenton in less than 25 minutes and northbound steers you toward Tampa in 30 minutes. Downtown St. Pete, home to the Holocaust and Dali museums, is a little more than 10 minutes away and Fort De Soto Park is 25 minutes. St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport is 16 miles away and Tampa International Airport is 25 miles away. more...

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The Historic Peninsula Inn

2.03 mi from Eckerd College


from $129 Book Now

2937 Beach Boulevard,Gulfport,FL

 

Guest Score: 8.5 / 10

Enjoy historic charm and lots of perks, like free breakfast, a full-service spa and two restaurants, at the non-smoking Peninsula Inn & Spa, which features the on-site Seven Springs Spa in one of the oldest buildings in the St. Petersburg area. The 11-room Peninsula Inn spans three stories and provides guests with private bathrooms and free Wi-Fi. Guests greet each day with a free full breakfast, and can also grab a bite later on at one of two on-site eateries. Pamper yourself after a long day at the full-service spa, or just take it easy on the outdoor patio. An airport shuttle gets guests to their flights without the hassle. Pets are accepted here for a fee, and parking is free. The Peninsula Inn is in Gulfport, less than a 15-minute drive southwest of downtown St. Petersburg, and about a 10-minute drive west to St. Pete Beach. The hotel is a five-minute walk of the Gulfport waterfront, and a one-mile drive from Dolphin Watch Snorkeling. Within a 20-minute drive, take a hike at Boyd Hill Nature Reserve. St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport is 15 miles. more...

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Bay Palms Waterfront Resort

2.98 mi from Eckerd College


from $117 Book Now

4237 Gulf Boulevard Check In Location: 4506 Gulf Blvd,St Pete Beach,FL

 

Guest Score: 8.5 / 10

A private fishing pier, comfy accommodations and a convenient location make the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort a relaxing bayside retreat for our guests. This two-story hotel on the bay is home to 15 rooms decorated in tropical island style and equipped with flat-panel cable TVs and full-size refrigerators. Select rooms have fully equipped kitchens and balconies with bay and pool views. Walk a few yards to the beach. Practice your downswing on the mini-golf course. There`s also a 1,500-square-foot private fishing pier where you may catch sight of dolphins and manatees. Fire up some burgers and dogs at the guest barbecue, and play some shuffleboard and foosball. A fitness center, a guest laundry and concierge services are available on-site. This hotel is located on Coca Ciega Bay in St. Pete, yards from powder-white sands and one block from dining. Take a sunset sail at Dolphin Landings Charter Boats, four blocks away. The trendy shops and cafes in downtown St. Pete and the Salvador Dali Museum are all less than an 11-mile drive. Tampa International Airport is 28 miles from the hotel. more...

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Bayview Plaza Waterfront Resort

2.98 mi from Eckerd College


from $133 Book Now

4321 Gulf Blvd Check In Location: 4506 Gulf Blvd,St Petersburg,FL

 

Guest Score: 8.5 / 10

Old Florida charm, an unbeatable St. Pete Beach location, modern amenities and in-room kitchens make the Bayview Plaza Waterfront Resort one of the most popular hotels among our guests staying in St. Petersburg. This intimate, seven-unit, two-floor, family-owned abode is packed with appeal and expanded amenities offered in conjunction with its neighboring sister hotel, the Bay Palms Waterfront Resort. Accommodations feature full kitchens, 32-inch, flat-panel TVs with expanded cable and private balconies overlooking the marina, where it`s not uncommon to be greeted by dolphins and manatees. Amenities include a fitness room, a business center, a large dock/fishing pier and a BBQ area. Along with being on the marina, Bayview Plaza puts guests across the street from St. Pete Beach, where just steps away you can sink your feet into the area`s famous white sugar sands. Being on Gulf Boulevard makes it so easy to explore St. Pete`s eclectic and colorful beach community that includes the Don CeSar, a pink Mediterranean marvel of a hotel, where you might want to treat yourself to a sundae or float at the ice cream parlor. Other local highlights include a visit to downtown St. Pete, home to an outstanding cultural scene that includes the Dali Museum and Holocaust Museum. St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport is 13 miles away. more...

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Whispers Resort Condos

5.93 mi from Eckerd College


from $118 Book Now

279 104th Avenue,St Petersburg,FL

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

The Whispers Resort Condos are located on Treasure Island and just steps away from the beach. Every villa features a fully equipped kitchen and an outdoor pool is on site. Two TVs with cable and a DVD player are provided in the tropically decorated villas of this Treasure Island resort. Guests will also enjoy a private balcony and kitchens have a dining area. A fishing dock and a garden are both on site at the Whispering Resort Condos. Barbecue facilities are also available and guests will have access to a launderette. John`s Pass Village and Boardwalk is located 2 miles from this hotel and Busch Gardens Tampa is Bay is 35 miles away. St. Petersburg city centre is 20 minutes’ drive from the hotel. more...

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5 - Seahorse Cottages

5.88 mi from Eckerd College


from $121 Book Now

,Treasure Island,FL

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Located 3.2 km from St Pete Beach Theatre and 6 km from Boca Ciega Bay Aquatic Preserve, 5 - Seahorse Cottages offers accommodation in St Pete Beach. The apartment is 6 km from Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center.There is a seating area and a kitchen equipped with an oven.The nearest airport is St Petersburg-Clearwater Airport, 18 km from the property. more...

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#402 Beach Place

7.44 mi from Eckerd College


from $305 Book Now

,St Petersburg,FL

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

#402 Beach Place is located in St Pete Beach. This property offers access to a balcony. This air-conditioned apartment comes with a kitchen, a seating area, and a satellite flat-screen TV. The apartment offers a barbecue. St Pete Beach Theatre is 6 km from #402 Beach Place Apartment, while Boca Ciega Bay Aquatic Preserve is 8 km away. The nearest airport is St Petersburg-Clearwater Airport, 17 km from the accommodation. more...

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#405 Beach Place

7.44 mi from Eckerd College


from $310 Book Now

,St Petersburg,FL

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

#405 Beach Place is situated in St Pete Beach and offers barbecue facilities. The accommodation is 6 km from the St Pete Beach Theatre. The apartment includes a kitchen with an oven and a microwave, as well as a coffee machine. A TV with satellite channels is featured. The apartment offers an outdoor pool. Boca Ciega Bay Aquatic Preserve is 8 km from #405 Beach Place Apartments, while Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center is 8 km away. St Petersburg-Clearwater Airport is 17 km from the property. more...

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#303 Beach Place

7.44 mi from Eckerd College


from $255 Book Now

,St Petersburg,FL

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Complete with barbecue facilities, #303 Beach Place is set in St Pete Beach, 6 km from St Pete Beach Theatre and 8 km from Boca Ciega Bay Aquatic Preserve. Guests staying at this apartment have access to a balcony. This apartment comes with a kitchen, a seating area, and a TV. The apartment offers an outdoor pool. Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center is 8 km from #303 Beach Place Apartments. The nearest airport is St Petersburg-Clearwater Airport, 17 km from the accommodation. more...

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#335 At Surf Song Resort

7.52 mi from Eckerd College


from $145 Book Now

,St Petersburg,FL

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Boasting BBQ facilities, #335 At Surf Song Resort is situated conveniently in Madeira Beach of St Pete Beach, 6 km from St Pete Beach Theatre and 8 km from Boca Ciega Bay Aquatic Preserve. This apartment is 8 km from Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center and 19 km from Fort Desoto State Park. The apartment features 1 bedroom and a fully fitted kitchen with a dishwasher. A TV with satellite channels and a DVD player are featured. St Petersburg-Clearwater Airport is 17 km away. more...

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Universities and Colleges in About Eckerd CollegeAbout Eckerd College

Eckerd College is a private 4-year coeducational liberal arts college at the southernmost tip of St. Petersburg, which is a city in Pinellas County, in the US state of Florida, with a population estimated at a number of more than 245 000 inhabitants, during the 2008 census.


The college was established in 1958, and since then has continuously grown, currently having an enrollment estimated at a number of nearly 2000 students, offering educational programs in numerous fields of study, including both Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, also being known for its programs in Marine Science, Chemistry, Sociology, Literature, and Creative Writing.


Athletics

Eckerd's athletic teams are known as the Tritons, who compete in NCAA Division II, in several sports, for both men and women, including in soccer, baseball, basketball, tennis, golf, sailing and other sports. Their distinctive colors are teal, navy, and black.


Notable Alumni

Writers Dorothy Allison and Dennis Lehane, Bench coach of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, former Major League Baseball player Bill Evers, General Manager of the San Francisco Giants Brian Sabean, former New York Yankees first-baseman Steve Balboni and Director of American Institute for Pakistan Studies, Author, Professor of Political Science at Wake Forest University Hank Kennedy are Eckerd College's noteworthy alumni.


Quick Facts

• The coed status at Eckerd College is of 39%men and 61% women.

• Eckerd College is one of only 40 schools listed in Loren Pope's trusted Colleges That Change Lives.

• Eckerd is one of the youngest colleges to be awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter for the quality of its undergraduate education.

• The college has one of the highest proportions of students who study abroad during their college career.

• It has been named, in 2008, by PC Magazine as one of the top 20 wired colleges in the nation.

• 78% of the students live on campus.

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Area Hotels & Motels

Rodeway Inn Clearwater from 66 $ .Our guests can expect free parking, complimentary breakfast, free Wi-Fi and a convenient location at the pet-friendly Rodeway Inn Clearwater. The three-floor hotel has 82 rooms which offer complimentary Wi-Fi, satellite cable TVs, sofa beds, coffeemakers and free local calls. Select accommodations include microwaves and refrigerators. The Rodeway Inn has a hot tub, a sun deck, a guest laundry, a picnic area, a game room and meeting/banquet facilities. Free coffee is provided in the lobby. Parking is complimentary. Pets are welcome for an additional fee. Rodeway Inn is three miles from Ruth Eckerd Hall and four miles from Countryside Mall. The hotel is less than 10 miles from Clearwater Beach and 13 miles from Mahaffey Theatre and Tropicana Field. St. Petersburg Clearwater Airport is two miles away, and Tampa International Airport is 12 miles. more...

Rodeway Inn Clearwater is 14.41 mi from Eckerd College located on 16405 Us Highway 19 North Street in Clearwater Click for Directions

The closest accommodation near Eckerd College Campus is Flamingo Resort - Gay Resort - 0.96 mi located on 4601 34th Street South Street in St Petersburg

Offering a year-round outdoor pool and sun terrace, this LBGT-friendly Flamingo Resort - Gay Resort is situated in St. Petersburg 6 km from the beach. Guests can enjoy 6 themed bars, a dance club, and restaurant. The Flamaingo Grille serves American fare including breakfast all day, pizzas, hamburgers alongside as sandwiches. Hurricane Bar is outside, and Cabana Bar is located poolside. Code Bar also boasts live male dancers every night. Every room at this resort is air conditioned and features a flat-screen TV. Some units include a seating area, and a balcony or patio are featured in certain rooms. Each room at Flamingo Resort - Gay Resort is equipped with a private bathroom. The 5 on-site shops include Tylerz Barber Shop, A Touch of Oz male swimsuit and novelty shop, and Adonis Leathercrafters custom harnesses, vests, and chaps. There is a 24-hour front desk, bike hire, and car hire as well. Tropicana Field is 5 km from the Flamingo Resort - Gay Resort, while the Dali` Museum is 7 km away. The Chihuly Collection is 11 minutes` drive by car and St. Petersburg-Clearwater Airport is 21 km away. more...
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9359 Us Highway 19 North,Pinellas Park,FL

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2595 54th Avenue North,St Petersburg,FL



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