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3110 Philippe Pkwy, Safety Harbor, FL 34695-5100
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#2 of 3 hotels in Safety Harbor
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" You will enjoy your stay at Marbay, situated in charming Safety Harbor, Florida this quaint, family-run operation invites you to be our guests. All non-smoking suites feature kitchens, High Speed Internet, WiFi, cable TV, ceiling fans, private baths and air conditioning. Centrally located in the heart of Tampa Bay, minutes from two international airports, gulf beaches and within walking distance to Philippe Park on the shores of "Old Tampa Bay".
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Bicycles available
Boating
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
Express check-in / check-out
Wifi
Canoeing
Hiking
Canoeing offsite
Fishing
Patio
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Seating area
Iron
Private bathrooms
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Portuguese
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Anita S wrote a review Sep 2022
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A home away from home! My go to place when in Safety Harbor. Quite often. Very clean, very safe and management is very accommodating. Great location near everything. Highly recommend! Kitchenette is fully stocked with every thing you need. Laundry on premises. I give this place 5 plus stars. A real gem. Has picnic area also.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: all rooms are good. stayed in almost all of them
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Response from MAR-BAY MOTEL, Owner at Marbay Suites
Responded 12 Sep 2022
Thank you for the great review! We love having the loyal guests like you!
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Michelle H wrote a review Aug 2022
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I would definitely recommend this place very cozy clean nice owners great customer service very quiet but close to everything and laundry too should definitely check them out also pet friendly reasonable rates
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from MAR-BAY MOTEL, Owner at Marbay Suites
Responded 18 Aug 2022
Thank you for the kind words! We are happy to host guests like you!
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Karen M wrote a review Jul 2022
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Super cute motel in a great, quiet neighborhood! Very clean, dog friendly, and surrounded by lots of fun places for day adventures. The motel staff are very attentive and so kind. I wish I could’ve stayed longer, and I can’t wait until my next visit!
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from MAR-BAY MOTEL, Owner at Marbay Suites
Responded 22 Jul 2022
Thank you for the kind words! We hope to host you again soon!
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Laurie B wrote a review Oct 2019
Apollo Beach, Florida33 contributions11 helpful votes
Wanted to explore Safety Harbor and surrounding area for a couple of days but did not want to break the bank. Found Mar Bay Motel on TripAdvisor. The reviews gave 5 stars and I have to say the reviews were right on point. Now it is small and older but immaculately maintained with all the conveniences. The bed was comfortable, small kitchenette with everything you would need, just bring your food. I can not stress the cleanliness though! Rodney made it so easy to check in (even early) and was so pleasant to deal with. There are lots of benefits to patronizing the small Mom and Pop places that will go out of their way to be accommodating.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Rodney R, Owner at Marbay Suites
Responded 9 Oct 2019
Dear LaurieB883, Thank you so very much for the amazing Five ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review! We are so delighted to read that you enjoyed our small family hotel, and that you had the opportunity to experience the Mar Bay hospitality. A clean and quiet retreat at a reasonable rate to explore the local area is what we strive to offer to our guests. Thank you for your recognition of hard work! It would be an honor to host you on your next visit to Safety Harbor. Warmest Regards Rodney Ramos
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RuthSteveFlorida wrote a review Mar 2019
Dunedin, Florida81 contributions57 helpful votes
We stayed in a king suite for nine nights. The owners manage the property and do all of the work themselves. The suite was spotless and well-equipped. The suite was very tastefully decorated. The location is convenient to Dunedin and not far from the Tampa Airport. The suite was very quiet and comfortable!
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The king suite is perfect for two people.
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Response from Rodney R, Owner at Marbay Suites
Responded 8 Jul 2019
Dear RuthSteveFlorida, Congratulations! Wishing you the best in your new home. It was indeed our honor to host you during your home remodel. Thank you so very much for your ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐FIVE STAR rating! Warmest regards, Rod Ramos Owner/Operator
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Jeff T wrote a review Dec 2018
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What a great place to stay! The room was clean, the staff was friendly and accommodating. They truly went above and beyond to make our trip go smoothly. Our plan is to stay here every time we go back to visit family near there. We highly recommend staying here!! Thanks for the great memories.
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Rodney R, Owner at Marbay Suites
Responded 8 Jul 2019
Dear Jeff T Thank you so much for your wonderful review. So happy to hear we met your expectations. It would be our honor to welcome you once again next time you visit Tampa Bay and Safety Harbor, Florida. Warmest regards, Rod Ramos Owner/Operator
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PAGD52 wrote a review Oct 2018
Tampa, Florida25 contributions23 helpful votes
We decided to do a staycation one weekend since we had a birthday party in Safety Harbor and didn't want to drive back to Riverview. Found this amazing place. When we first pulled up, we were a bit confused. It didn't look like much. We walked in and was pleasantly surprised. Very warm, friendly, fully-stocked and CLEAN. They gave us great recommendations to visit and eat. Everything was amazing! Highly recommend this place to everyone who visits Safety Harbor. This is a hidden gem that we HAVE to share with everyone. We will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Rodney R, Owner at Marbay Suites
Responded 8 Jul 2019
Dear Pagd52, Thank you so very much for your ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐FIVE STAR rating! Ecstatic to hear our rooms met your expectations! Thank you for not judging a book by its cover, as we are a work in progress. Continually striving to improve our guest experience. It would be our honor to welcome you once again on your next stay-cation in Safety Harbor, Florida. Warmest regards, Rod Ramos Owner/Operator
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DianaDRS wrote a review Apr 2018
Palm Coast, Florida3 contributions7 helpful votes
When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised when we were greeted with open arms by the management. He immediately opened our room to reveal a beautiful king sized bad, sitting area, kitchenette with full refrigerator, table for two, coffee maker and micro, and a full-sized shower. Everything was immaculately clean, fresh, and accommodating. We drove through Safety Harbor getting there and asked where we could get a 'local' lunch. He suggested restaurants down-town, but we repeated 'local'. He suggested "Jack Willies" in Oldsmar...just the ticket. Cold beer, fish sandwich, and outdoor seating. Mar Bay Motel was relaxing and provided all the comforts of home at a more-than-reasonalbe price. We plan to return to Mar Bay when we travel nearby again. Thank you for everything.
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Date of stay: April 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: All rooms face the main road, but traffic was not unusual; busy during early morning and...
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Response from Rodney R, Owner at Marbay Suites
Responded 8 Jul 2019
Dear DianaDRS, Thank you so much for your Five Star review and thoughtful comments. We are so happy to hear we met your expectations. Your kind words regarding your stay mean the world to us and it's great to know that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us and the services provided. We look forward to welcoming you back and hope it will be soon. Best regards, Rodney Ramos,
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John R wrote a review Apr 2018
Temple Terrace, Florida6 contributions6 helpful votes
A very comfortable, sparkling clean room with a nice view of a spacious backyard and old oak trees. Very friendly owners. We were able to have a late check out on Sunday, and instead of only giving us an hour or two, they said we could have the whole day. What a great place! We were able to go to the beach for the day, return, take showers, and then drive on home. We would stay here again.
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Rodney R, Owner at Marbay Suites
Responded 8 Jul 2019
Dear John R, Thank you so very much for the amazing Five ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review you have left for us here on tripadvisor. So happy you were able to take advantage to the extended check out time. When it is possible, we love any opportunity to spoil our guests, thank you for your recognition. We are so delighted to read that you enjoyed our family hotel, and that you had the opportunity to experience the Mar Bay hospitality. We can not wait to welcome you back once again! Warmest Regards Rod Ramos
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cudrow wrote a review Apr 2018
Fort Walton Beach, Florida175 contributions129 helpful votes
We spent three wonderful nights at the Mar Bay Motel. First, the location was just the right distance from all the areas we came to visit. Second, the room was spotless and had all the amenities we could ask. Third, it is not one of the standard cookie cutter motels you see all along the roadside. It’s a classic throwback to when times were more simple but it had the modern conveniences we expect. The owners were great in communicating with us about our stay. Highly recommend the Mar Bay if you’re coming to Safety Harbor!
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Rodney R, Owner at Marbay Suites
Responded 8 Jul 2019
Dear Cudrow, Can not begin to thank you enough for your wonderful review. We are absolutely delighted to know we have met your expectations. Mar Bay has been welcoming guests for 75+ years and we have had the honor to be at the help for the past 25. You mentioned many of the same reasons we love this business and location. Please do us the honor of another visit. Warmest Regards Rod Ramos & the whole Ramos family.
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$163 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesFloridaSafety Harbor
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Marbay Suites
Which popular attractions are close to Marbay Suites?
Nearby attractions include Escape Thrill (5.0 km), Philippe Park (1.2 km), and John Chesnut Sr. Park (7.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Marbay Suites?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Marbay Suites?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
Is parking available at Marbay Suites?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Marbay Suites?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mystic Fish, Lenny's Restaurant, and Craft Street Kitchen and Drinks.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Marbay Suites?
Yes, guests have access to yoga classes during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Marbay Suites?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Marbay Suites?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Marbay Suites?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Philippe Park (1.2 km).