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Flamingo Resort - Gay Resort

0.96 mi / 1.55 km from Eckerd College


Flamingo Resort - Gay Resort
 
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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


Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove
 
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Guest Score: 7.5 / 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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Bayside Inn And Marina

6.45 mi from Eckerd College


from $44 Book Now

11365 Gulf Boulevard,Treasure Island,FL

 

Hotel with Accessible

Guest Score: 8.2 / 10

Bayside Inn & Marina, just a short walk from the beach, boasts its own marina and an outdoor pool and offers our guests free Wi-Fi, a rooftop deck with barbeque grills. The two-story Bayside Inn & Marina has 25 non-smoking rooms along exterior corridors. Free Wi-Fi, flat-panel TVs, mini-fridges and microwaves are all in-room standards. You can take a dip in the outdoor pool or cook a meal on the rooftop deck grills. Dock your boat at the inn`s 15-slip marina, or walk down to the beach. Parking is free. This Treasure Island inn on Boca Ciega Bay is minutes from Sunset Beach and Fort Desoto Beach. John`s Pass Village and Boardwalk, where you can catch fishing and dolphin-watching tours and shop the quaint stores, is one mile away, and St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport is 15 miles from the hotel. more...

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Budget Inn Pinellas Park

9.68 mi from Eckerd College


from $49 Book Now

9359 Us Highway 19 North,Pinellas Park,FL

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 4.5 / 10

Rooms are affordable and freebies include parking, breakfast and Wi-Fi at the Budget Inn Pinellas Park, a short drive from the interstate just north of St. Petersburg. Two floors host 100 rooms with exterior corridors at the Budget Inn. Smoking and non-smoking options are available, and all rooms offer free Wi-Fi, cable TV and coffeemakers. Guests grab a bite at the free continental breakfast before hitting the beach. You`ll also find a Mexican restaurant on-site, serving lunch and dinner. If relaxation is on your itinerary, make time to read the free daily newspaper and take a dip in the outdoor pool. Other conveniences include a business center, laundry facilities and free parking. Pets are permitted for an extra fee. Along Highway 19 between Clearwater and St. Petersburg, the Budget Inn is three miles from I-275. It`s within 10 minutes of several restaurants and malls. Games at Tropicana Field are 15 minutes away. St. Pete Beach and Clearwater Beach are each within a half-hour of the motel. Other attractions include the Florida Aquarium, Busch Gardens and the Tampa Bay History Center, each within a half-hour`s drive. Nearby airports include St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, five miles away, and Tampa International Airport, a 17-mile drive. more...

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Quality Inn & Suites Clearwater

12.38 mi from Eckerd College


from $52 Book Now

3655 Hospitality Lane,Clearwater,FL

 

Hotel with Airport Shuttle

Guest Score: 5.3 / 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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Days Inn By Wyndham St. Petersburg / Tampa Bay Area

7.1 mi from Eckerd College


from $53 Book Now

5005 34th Street North,St Petersburg,FL

 

Hotel with No Smoking Rooms/Facilities

Guest Score: 6 / 10

Free Wi-Fi, well-equipped rooms and an outdoor pool help make the Days Inn by Wyndham St. Petersburg / Tampa Bay Area a practical choice. The two-story Days Inn features 170 non-smoking rooms, all with complimentary Wi-Fi and cable TV, and some featuring microwaves and mini-fridges. On-site activity comes in the form of an outdoor pool and a fitness room, and corporate guests take advantage of the hotel`s meeting facilities. There`s also a guest-use laundry on-site. Parking is free, and pets are welcome, also at no extra charge. The Days Inn is off US 19, a half-mile from I-275 and within walking distance of restaurants. Nature buffs head two miles to Sawgrass Lake State Park, an urban sanctuary. Tropicana Field and the Great Explorations Children`s Museum are both five miles away. The Dali and Fine Arts Museums beckon culture vultures seven miles off the property. St. Petersburg - Clearwater International Airport is seven miles away, and Tampa International Airport is 17 miles from the hotel. more...

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Red Roof Inn Ellenton

16.82 mi from Eckerd College


from $54 Book Now

4915 17th Street East,Ellenton,FL

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 8.8 / 10

Free Wi-Fi, a heated outdoor pool and complimentary breakfast are welcome amenities for our guests staying at the Red Roof Inn Ellenton. The two-story Red Roof Inn Ellenton has 63 rooms, some of which are designated non-smoking. Pet-friendly accommodations are available for a fee. Each room offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a cable TV with premium channels, a desk, a seating area, a hairdryer, a mini-fridge and a coffeemaker. Wake up to a free continental breakfast and swim in the heated outdoor pool or soak in the hot tub. There are on-site laundry facilities and vending machines for added convenience. Parking is free. The Red Roof Inn Ellenton is one mile from Gamble Plantation Historic State Park. Three restaurants are adjacent to the hotel. The South Florida Museum is six miles away. Sarasota Bradenton International Airport is 14 miles from the hotel. more...

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Mid-Range Hotels
Flamingo Resort - Gay Resort

0.96 mi from Eckerd College


from $80 Book Now

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 $93 Book Now

6800 Sunshine Skyway Lane,St Petersburg,FL

 

Guest Score: 7.5 / 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 $65 Book Now

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

 

Guest Score: 8.2 / 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 $65 Book Now

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

 

Guest Score: 8.8 / 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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Days Inn By Wyndham St. Petersburg Central

4.4 mi from Eckerd College


from $61 Book Now

650 34th St N,St Petersburg,FL

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Appreciating essentials such as free Wi-Fi and a complimentary breakfast, our guests also point out how remarkably central Days Inn St. Petersburg Central is, located midway between downtown and the beach. A two-floor, exterior-corridor hotel that`s family-owned, Days Inn St. Petersburg Central offers a total of 28 rooms, some with kitchenettes and all with the convenience of free Wi-Fi, microwaves, mini-fridges and expanded cable with HBO, ESPN and more. Amenities include a complimentary continental breakfast and laundry facilities to help keep your wardrobe fresh. A number of popular restaurants are located within a couple minutes` walk of the hotel. Guests are also a 15-minute ride from downtown St. Petersburg, where you can stroll the pier and marina and pay a visit to the Salvador Dali Museum and the Holocaust Museum. You`re also less than 10 minutes from Eckerd College and a 15-minute drive from Treasure Island beach on the Gulf of Mexico. Getting on the freeway is a breeze, too, with I-275 a three-minute drive away. St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport is 11 miles, and Tampa International is Airport is 19 miles from the property. more...

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Residence Inn St. Petersburg Treasure Island

6.75 mi from Eckerd College


from $175 Book Now

11908 Gulf Blvd,St Petersburg,FL

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Talk about having it all: From complimentary breakfast and swank suites to a beachfront location, the Residence Inn by Marriott St. Petersburg Treasure Island appeals to our guests. At this Residence Inn, all 105 suites include Gulf coast views enjoyed from private balconies, contemporary kitchens and sophisticated furnishings. Wake up to a complimentary hot breakfast. Other perks include complimentary cocktail receptions, a fitness center and beachfront pool. Parking is free and pets are welcome for a fee. This Residence Inn sits on the shores of Treasure Island. John`s Pass, a quaint turn-of-the-century fishing village and top tourist attraction, is a three-minute drive away. To explore St. Pete`s miles of beaches, including Pass-A-Grille Beach and Clearwater Beach (and Pier 60) use the Suncoast Beach Trolley, a cheap, hassle-free option. Also easy is the 25-minute straight shot to downtown St. Pete, home to the Dali Museum. St. Petersburg-Clearwater Airport is 16 miles away and Tampa International Airport is 26 miles away. more...

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Mariner Beach Club By Vri Resort

3.03 mi from Eckerd College


from $145 Book Now

4220 Gulf Boulevard,St Pete Beach,FL

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Mariner Beach Club by VRI Resort offers accommodation in St Pete Beach, 500 metres from Dolphin Landings Charter Boat Center. This beachfront property offers access to free WiFi. This air-conditioned apartment comes with a dining area, a kitchen with an oven, and a TV. Guests can make use of the hot tub. Barbecue facilities are provided. Boca Ciega Bay Aquatic Preserve is a 20-minute walk from the apartment, while St Pete Beach Theatre is 2.9 km away. St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport is 22 km from the property. 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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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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Days Inn By Wyndham St. Petersburg Central from 61 $ .Appreciating essentials such as free Wi-Fi and a complimentary breakfast, our guests also point out how remarkably central Days Inn St. Petersburg Central is, located midway between downtown and the beach. A two-floor, exterior-corridor hotel that`s family-owned, Days Inn St. Petersburg Central offers a total of 28 rooms, some with kitchenettes and all with the convenience of free Wi-Fi, microwaves, mini-fridges and expanded cable with HBO, ESPN and more. Amenities include a complimentary continental breakfast and laundry facilities to help keep your wardrobe fresh. A number of popular restaurants are located within a couple minutes` walk of the hotel. Guests are also a 15-minute ride from downtown St. Petersburg, where you can stroll the pier and marina and pay a visit to the Salvador Dali Museum and the Holocaust Museum. You`re also less than 10 minutes from Eckerd College and a 15-minute drive from Treasure Island beach on the Gulf of Mexico. Getting on the freeway is a breeze, too, with I-275 a three-minute drive away. St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport is 11 miles, and Tampa International is Airport is 19 miles from the property. more...

Days Inn By Wyndham St. Petersburg Central is 4.4 mi from Eckerd College located on 650 34th St N Street in St Petersburg Click for Directions

Hotels offering a wide selection of accommodations are located within minutes from campus.
The closest hotel 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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Budget Inn Pinellas ParkPet Friendly Hotels Near Eckerd College

9359 Us Highway 19 North,Pinellas Park,FL

Quality Inn & Suites ClearwaterPet Friendly Hotels Near Eckerd College

3655 Hospitality Lane,Clearwater,FL

Days Inn By Wyndham St. Petersburg / Tampa Bay AreaPet Friendly Hotels Near Eckerd College

5005 34th Street North,St Petersburg,FL



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