Great Places and Spaces: New hotel in Clearwater
The Karol Hotel is scheduled to open at 2675 Ulmerton Road in Clearwater, the first Tribute Portfolio hotel in Pinellas County.
The boutique hotel has 123 guest rooms and suites, a lobby bar and restaurant, a rooftop bar, some 7,340 square feet of event space, including a ballroom and executive conference rooms.
Managed and marketed by Tampa-based Mainsail Lodging and Development, the hotel is named for Karol Kelly Bullard, aka “Miss Karol K,” wife of Fred Bullard, CEO of The Bullard Group, which is developing the property. “Fred and Karol Bullard are two of Feather Sound’s, and Florida’s, most notable duos, known for living lives full of adventure, business, philanthropy, family, love and dinners with presidents,” said a statement from Mainsail.
Part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), the Tribute Portfolio is a family of independent boutique hotels.