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Seven Clearwater Hotels Will Host RNC Delegates

Thirteen official delegations will stay in Clearwater and Clearwater Beach during the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa.

Clearwater will host 13 of the 56 delegations that will travel to the Tampa Bay area this summer for the 2012 Republican National Convention.

The following Clearwater and Clearwater Beach hotels will welcome delegations during the convention, the RNC Committee on Arrangements said in a news release: 

Organizers reserved 16,000 rooms at about 100 hotels in the Tampa Bay area, according to the release. Official delegations from the 50 states, District of Columbia and five U.S. territories will stay at 36 hotels. The remaining hotels will be used to house media, Republican Party officials and other convention visitors.

The 2012 Republican National Convention will be held Aug. 27-30 in downtown Tampa.

Here's the full list of where the 56 delegations will be staying:

  • Alabama: Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore 
  • Alaska: Postcard Inn on the Beach 
  • American Samoa: Hilton Clearwater Beach 
  • Arizona: Embassy Suites Tampa-Airport Westshore 
  • Arkansas: Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Ybor Historic District 
  • California: Tradewinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach 
  • Colorado: Holiday Inn Clearwater-St. Petersburg Airport 
  • Connecticut: Bilmar Beach Resort 
  • Delaware: Wyndham Tampa Westshore 
  • District of Columbia: Wyndham Tampa Westshore 
  • Florida: Innisbrook Resort 
  • Georgia: Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay 
  • Guam: Alden Beach Resort & Suites 
  • Hawaii: Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore 
  • Idaho: St. Petersburg Marriott Clearwater 
  • Illinois: Sheraton Sand Key Resort 
  • Indiana: Holiday Inn Harbourside 
  • Iowa: Sunset Vistas Beachfront Suites 
  • Kansas: Hilton Garden Inn Tampa Airport Westshore
  • Kentucky: Wyndham Garden Clearwater Beach
  • Louisiana: Saddlebrook Resort 
  • Maine: Wyndham Tampa Westshore 
  • Maryland: DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Tampa Bay 
  • Massachusetts: Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina 
  • Michigan: Embassy Suites Tampa-Downtown Convention Center 
  • Minnesota: Sirata Beach Resort & Conference Center 
  • Mississippi: Hyatt Regency Tampa 
  • Missouri: Tampa Airport Marriott 
  • Montana: Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Clearwater Beach 
  • Nebraska: Alden Beach Resort & Suites 
  • Nevada: DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Tampa Airport-Westshore 
  • New Hampshire: Wyndham Tampa Westshore 
  • New Jersey: Sirata Beach Resort & Conference Center 
  • New Mexico: Holiday Inn Clearwater-St. Petersburg Airport 
  • New York: Hilton Clearwater Beach 
  • North Carolina: Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront 
  • North Dakota: Bilmar Beach Resort 
  • Northern Mariana Islands: Tradewinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach 
  • Ohio: Mainsail Suites Hotel & Conference Center 
  • Oklahoma: Best Western Bay Harbor Hotel 
  • Oregon: Sheraton Sand Key Resort 
  • Pennsylvania: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tampa Airport-Westshore 
  • Puerto Rico: Hilton Clearwater Beach 
  • Rhode Island: Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key 
  • South Carolina: Innisbrook Resort 
  • South Dakota: Shephard's Beach Resort 
  • Tennessee: Safety Harbor Resort & Spa 
  • Texas: Saddlebrook Resort 
  • U.S. Virgin Islands: Crystal Palms Beach Resort 
  • Utah: Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore 
  • Vermont: Wyndham Tampa Westshore 
  • Virginia: Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key 
  • Washington: Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Clearwater Beach 
  • West Virginia: Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore 
  • Wisconsin: Hyatt Regency Tampa 
  • Wyoming: Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore

Which local hotels do you recommend to out-of-town guests? Browse local hotel ratings and add your own reviews in the Clearwater Patch directory.

Mark June 26, 2012 at 03:06 PM
I'm surprised I did not see the Rosen Hotels on this list? http://www.rosenshinglecreek.com

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