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    Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    930 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2110
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    Overview
    • Excellent40%
    • Very good48%
    • Average6%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    “tiki hut” (12 reviews)
    “lido key” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 198 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    You can't beat the location and the front office staff were very friendly and helpful. Each unit is individually owned so each unit will be different. Ours was dated but ok and was perfect for our 5 day stay at the beach. It could use...More

    Thank TravelingSue46
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My husband and I have been vacationing at the Gulf Beach Resort for 3 years now. We absolutely love it. We always rent room 205 it has a great size kitchen, rest room and the bed is super comfortable. We love the location, it's about...More

    Thank Dania L
    Reviewed 18 June 2017

    This is the oldest motel on Lido Key. However, old can be great as this place is. The motel is right on the beach which is awesome. The hotel provides chairs for the beach which is great. They provide a structure on the beach to...More

    Thank gonefishing85
    Reviewed 13 June 2017

    What a great staff and location. An affordable option for Lido Key. Right on the beach, 5 minutes from Saint Armand's circle, and 5 minutes from nature trails and kayaking. Cameron DeBruin owner of Longboat Key Taxi

    Thank peace183
    Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

    We stayed in unit 305. It is a charming room will 2 queen beds and a small pull out couch. The enclosed patio was the nicest that we observed with a small cushioned love seat sitting area and a table and chairs. This unit is...More

    Thank sportsbudd
    Lido Beach Resort
    1,528 reviews
    #10 of 48 hotels in Sarasota
     
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$83 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 49
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    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sarasota
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    Room & Suite (43)
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    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (55)
    Bathroom (5)
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    Julie D
    31 January 2017|
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    Response from GulfBeachMotel | Property representative |
    Hi Julie, Thank you for asking about our rates. In our efforts to try and keep our rates as low as possible, we do not offer any discounts at this time of year. We have offered a Florida resident discount in the past... More
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    "Prefer second floor."
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    "The top balcony has a good view of the ocean, but I would prefer the screened porch on the bottom."
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    "I dont think they have really nice rooms."
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    "Rooms in the 300's are closest to the beach - The higher the number the closer to the beach"
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