Belleview Inn Story

Discover All About Our Historic Hotel in Belleair, FL.

Part 1:
The History
When the Queen Anne-style Victorian hotel first premiered in 1897, she was the kind of Florida Gulf resort hotel the area had never seen. And she would not have been if it weren’t for a Florida railroad magnate by the name of Henry Plant.
Part 2:
#MyBelleviewMemory
If these walls could talk, they’d whisper stories about past presidents wandering these halls, weddings taking place generation after generation within the ballrooms, special anniversary dinners, and more. But alas, walls cannot talk. Luckily, these longtime locals can.
Part 3:
The Project
Before the crumbling Hotel Belleview could be renovated and reborn as Belleview Inn, she needed to be moved to her new foundation. So how do you move a 1,750-ton structure the distance of roughly the length of a football field?
 

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