Florida Hotels and Resorts From Coast to Coast Offering Discounts to State Residents

As travel resumes, Florida residents in need of a break are finding an array of discounts and special offers this summer at some of the state’s more popular resorts and destinations.  These offers give families plenty of room to spread out, relax and enjoy outdoor adventures and spacious accommodations. Here is a look at some offers stretching from the Atlantic shoreline to Gulf coast beaches.

Epicurean Hotel – Tampa

The food-focused, boutique Epicurean Hotel, a member of the prestigious Autograph Collection, is 137-room property with a special offer of up to 30 percent off room rates, along with two complimentary glasses of house wine or beer. Rates start at just $216 per night and the offer is valid through Dec. 31, 2022. Overnight guests can get a craft cocktail at EDGE Rooftop Cocktail Lounge, dinner at the hotel’s signature Élevage SoHo Kitchen & Bar, and a sweet treat from Chill Bros. scoop shop. World famous Bern’s Steak House is across the street. Guests can also indulge in a massage or facial from Evangeline full-service spa, or experience a class in the state-of-the-art culinary classroom known as the Epicurean Theatre.  EpicureanHotel.com.

Fenway Hotel – Dunedin

Fenway Hotel is a historic, Jazz Age hotel, with 83 standard rooms and suites, a resort-style pool, the signature HEW Parlor & Chophouse, and Hi-Fi Rooftop Bar. With rates starting at just $199 per night, Florida residents can receive up to 20 percent room rates, as well as two complimentary beverages, and bike rentals for two to explore charming Downtown Dunedin. The package is valid until Dec. 31, 2022. Fenway Hotel is a member of the prestigious Autograph Collection of Marriott International, Inc.  FenwayHotel.com.

The Karol Hotel – Clearwater

The Karol Hotel is centrally located in beautiful Feather Sound between Clearwater, St. Pete and Tampa, Florida, and is the first member of Marriott’s Tribute Portfolio in Pinellas County. Special to Florida residents, The Karol Hotel is offering up to 20 percent off room rates and two complimentary cocktails at Vantage Rooftop Bar overlooking Tampa Bay. Florida resident rates begin as low as $209. The Karol Hotel is named for and inspired by Karol Kelly Bullard, “Miss Karol K,” wife of Fred Bullard, CEO of The Bullard Group, developer and owner of the property. The boutique hotel features 123 guest rooms and suites, the signature K Club Bar & Bistro, a combined 7,340 square feet of event space, and an outside pool and fitness center. TheKarolHotel.com

Margaritaville Beach House Key West – Key West

The recently opened (Nov. 2021) Margaritaville Beach House Key West is offering Florida residents up to 30 percent off, in addition to its all-new Summerzcool package with up to 25 percent off a three-night or more stay, including a $100 credit to the property’s signature Tin Cup Chalice Bar & Chill restaurant per stay. Sitting oceanfront along Smathers Beach, the property has 186 suites, a lagoon-style pool, and lounging hammocks throughout the grounds. Exclusive amenities include poolside entertainment, daily refreshments, a 24-hour fitness center, kids’ activities, lawn games, and easy access to beachfront fun. The resort is just one mile from Key West International Airport, and provides complimentary shuttle service to the airport, Duval Street, and the Downtown Seaport Harbor.   MargaritavilleBeachHouseKeyWest.com.

Plantation on Crystal River – Crystal River

The Plantation on Crystal River is surrounded by the natural springs of King’s Bay and pristine lakes and rivers, as well as wildlife refuges and state parks. The Plantation features a full-service marina, 18-hole golf course, nine-hole executive course, dining,  accommodations, and plenty of outdoor lawn space for personal yard games. Guests can get manatee snorkeling tours, as well as guided scalloping tours for the summer scalloping season. From July 1 through Sept. 24, Florida residents can get a 10 percent discount on best available room rates. Rates during this timeframe begin at just $119. PlantationOnCrystalRiver.com.

RumFish Beach Resort by TradeWinds – St. Pete Beach

RumFish Beach Resort by TradeWinds on St. Pete Beach is offering Florida residents 15 percent the best available rate, Sunday through Thursday, until Dec. 26, 2022, with rates starting at $239. A visit to the TradeWinds always includes value-added items with the Resort Amenity Fee (additional), including the all-you-can-ride High Tide Slide (located at Island Grand), Surf WipeOut and Zing Ray Zip rides, beach cabana for two, Wi-Fi, self-parking, fitness center, campfire s’mores, Touch Tank Experience, and beach games, such as volleyball, bocce ball and cornhole. There are also tennis courts, mini-golf, a Family Pirate Show (Tuesday and Saturday nights), Magic Show (Monday and Friday nights), Dive-In Movies, and paddleboats. TradeWindsResort.com

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek – Orlando

Located just five miles from Walt Disney World Resort with complimentary shuttle service, Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek is offering an exclusive Florida Resident Rate of 20 percent off. The resort features five pools, two lazy rivers, eight hot tubs, 18-hole putt-putt, jogging trails, fitness center, spa and nearby golf. WyndhamGrandOrlando.com.

Feature Photo: Margaritaville Key West 

Photos Courtesy Hayworth Public Relations


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