Frequently Asked Questions

March 13, 2021
Property News





We hope this answers most of your questions. Never hesitate to call if there is something else you are curious about or need to know (727) 392-2241.




Q: Are you located on the beach?

A: No. We are located across the street from the beach.

There is a lighted crosswalk directly in front of our parking lot, which leads to the public beach access (approximately 500 feet).


Q: How close are you to downtown St. Pete? Clearwater?

A: We are located in North Redington Beach. We are centered between Clearwater and

St. Pete Beach. We are approximately 11.5 miles from the downtowns of each.


Q: How far are the nearest airports?


14.7 miles to St. Pete/Clearwater International Airport

27 miles to Tampa International Airport



Q: Do you have an elevator?

A: No. The Island House is a two-story hotel that forms a courtyard around the pool.

We DO NOT have an elevator. If a ground floor is necessary, please request this at the time of booking.


Q: Can I book a ground-floor room with a balcony?

A: All balcony rooms are located on the second floor and overlook Gulf Blvd.


Q: What is the difference between a Deluxe Room with Kitchenette and a Studio Room??

A: Studio rooms and Studios with balcony are the only rooms which have a full-size refrigerator. All other rooms with kitchenettes have combination refrigerator/freezer units that fit underneath the countertop.


Q: Do I need to bring plates, pots and pans, and kitchenware?

A: Kitchenware is included in all rooms with kitchenettes.


Q: Do the rooms have bathtubs?

A: All rooms have tub/shower combinations. (Exceptions = 2 ground floor rooms which have a walk-in shower- both have 1 King bed. 1 has a kitchenette)


Q: Do any rooms have separate bedrooms?

A: No. All rooms are open concept.


Q: Are the grill's propane or charcoal?

Grills are available for use (propane & charcoal) - Grills require first come, first served sign-ups in the main office.


Q: How late can we use the grill area?

A: Grilling is allowed until 9:30 PM

You are always welcome to enjoy the fresh air and sit outside on the deck or in the breezeway.

We ask that you do so quietly after 10:00 PM.

We are sorry, but we can't allow music after 10:00 PM.



Q: Is the pool heated?

A: Yes. Our pool is seasonally heated

Q: What are the pool hours?

A: Pool hours are 9:30 AM - 9:30 PM


Q: Can we eat at the table under the gazebo by the pool?

A: Food and Glass are not allowed inside the pool gates. This table is great for games and conversation.

Q: Do you supply pool towels?

A: Please bring a pool/beach towel. We have some which can be signed out, but we often run out, so bringing your own is the safest way to go.




Q: Is there a convenience store within walking distance?

A: Yes. There is a circle K about 2 blocks north.


Q: Is there a grocery store nearby?

A: Yes. There is a Winn Dixie approximately 1.5 miles south, just off Gulf Blvd.

There is a Publix just over the Tom Stuart Causeway.


Q: Are there restaurants within walking distance?

A: Yes. Please see the Fan Favorites Blog page.


Q: Is there lively nightlife?

A: It depends on your definition. Overall, North Redington Beach and the surrounding area are much quieter than Clearwater, St. Pete, and Treasure Island.

We have a few restaurant/bar options within walking distance and a few just a short drive away. Some locations have live music on the weekends, karaoke, or serve as sports bars. The area does not have a "club" scene.