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The Beach on Longboat Key

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E Yorks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just reading these reviews made Me think I had stayed elsewhere. My family n I stayed in the 'dreaded 101' and loved it. Yes you enter straight into bedroom (don't you normally in a hotel?) but the bedroom was large and modern and comfortable. The next room had a sofa bed in which made the room small but all we...

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Largo, Florida, United States
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We stayed at this nice hotel over my birthday weekend, and had a really great stay. Our room was clean and comfortable, we had the small room without a water view but we still enjoyed it and plan on staying here again, except next time we'll rent one with a water view. Martha, who was on duty during our stay,...

Thank Angie S
Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Nice clean and comfortable room. Unfortunately there were no water views from my unit. The room included most kitchen appliances except for a stove or dishwasher. I personally did not need one as it was a quick trip Maids did a nice job and the receptionist was friendly Longboat Key is such a beautiful place to visit I would not...

Thank LairdMcSam
Coral Springs, Florida
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The Beach is a small hotel with great views. It is well maintained, the rooms are small and need renovation. They have a kitchen and a pool, no restaurant. The island is situated south of Tampa and just west of Sarasota. Its population 7,143. The beach that's the sand not the hotel , is the main draw. They offer boating,...

1Thank 387indy
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We went there last weekend. Clean very small studio with a little kitchen, beautiful view, small cute pool, no restaurant around - pretty quiet, very pretty beach - feels like private beach, clean water. Only one negative - beds! Uhhh super uncomfortable. I guess I'm too old to sleep on pull out sofa.

1Thank Momm2015
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is an older property that is in need of updates. We stayed in Unit 101 and it was a little small for six people. Some suggestions would include cutting down some of the shrubs between the pool area and the beach / it was hard to see the beach/water as the vegetation was overgrown. Another idea would be to...

Thank Trishprc
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Now is much less. We have been coming (from Tampa) to The Beach for several years (about 10) several times a year. We loved it here - with the secluded beach, great view from the rooms, Spartan but comfortable rooms, friendly management, etc. That is when The Beach was not individually owned. The Beach units are now owned by individual...

1Thank Thomas S
RVAFlorida, Manager at The Beach on Longboat Key, responded to this review

We want to thank this guest for their constructive comments. Units at The Beach on Longboat Key are privately owned - they always have been so there has been no change in ownership status. Both the items mentioned, the dishwasher and bathroom outlet, have since been fixed. As for outside lights, they are working but by State law since we...

Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Great location, right on the beach. We stayed in 223. Room is small, bathroom needs updated, no counter space and water pressure was low in kitchen sink only. Great service, I would come back though. Pool is heated and warm, parking easy. Great for couples.

Thank angm212
Boynton Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Location, location, location. That is what this property offers. Amazing and beautiful Longboat Key private beach steps away from your room that provides beach chairs, towels plus an onsite pool right alongside the beach. Couldn't be better. But if you are also looking for room comfort, I suggest you look for another property. This is a ten-room condo property, with...

Thank Fran A
New York
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We stayed here in a studio condo that had a murphy bed which was a first for us but was fine. It was Gulf Front.They provided beach chairs and umbrellasfor the guests. have a nice pool that is heated although the heater wasnt workign an dthey had to repair it which they did. Had a nice kitchen and patio. The...

Thank cobra487

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blend the vibrant shades of pink and purple sunsets, with the calm turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico and you get a vacation experience of a lifetime. The Beach on Longboat Key sits Gulf front and includes all the amenities of a large resort, but without all the crowds and noise. Most of the units at this 15-unit condominium complex feature a view of the Gulf of Mexico, which perfectly compliments the modern, yet beachy décor. Located mid-island, The Beach on Longboat Key is close to Southwest Florida’s ‘Cultural Capital,’ Sarasota, and the eclectic island of Anna Maria Island. For those vacationers that like a more subdued getaway – this 12-mile stretch of beach has everything at its fingertips – from 5-star dining to paddleboard lessons, there is something for everyone.Our on-site amenities are bountiful and include a heated, Gulf front swimming pool, private beach access, BBQ area and on-site office. Choose from our various unit styles that include: studio units, hotel rooms, one- and two-bedroom units and one-bedroom plus den option. All units come equipped with a full-size kitchen or kitchenette, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access and daily maid service.Whether traveling as a family, honeymooner, on business or just want a resort with the best accommodations (and views!) Longboat Key has to offer, this is the resort for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Beach on Longboat Key

Address: 3465 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Unit #103 and Unit #225, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2827
Region: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range: RM964 - RM1,923 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Beach on Longboat Key 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“The water views are the nicest but the small efficiency room (220, above the office) is nice, also.”
  • Our room at The Beach.
  • Kitchen area of our room.
 of 5 bubbles 193angies, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Use your upgrade”
 of 5 bubbles 387indy, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“None really. But if you do not care about the comfort of a room, then stay on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 900frana, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you stay here try to get a second floor condo so you have a view of the gulf which is gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles cobra487, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Never stay in B101”
 of 5 bubbles QUEEEBEEE, 30 Dec 2015 | Read review
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