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    Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    930 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2110
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    Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

    We've been coming every year for 7 years now. This is a quaint hotel, not posh, stepping back in time. Staff is great. Every room is close to the water and the water and sand are beautiful here. We have a whole group that shows...More

    Thank dykerep
    Reviewed 25 May 2017

    I wanted to write the review on the motel's actual page but they don't have a review section so I thought TripAdvisor is the next best thing. I saw the reviews reflected on their webpage are actually pretty old. As a whole the motel is...More

    Thank rgo406
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort MotelResponded 27 May 2017

    Thank you for your review of the Gulf Beach Resort. Your feedback is important to us. I would like to apologize for the issues you had while staying with us. Our staff takes great pride to insure the cleanliness of each of our units. I...More

    Reviewed 13 May 2017

    This place is a Little Gem. Right on the beach - relaxed, laid back, friendly - a short walk to Armond Circle. Reminds me of vacations i took as a little girl. It's charming and 1/3 the price of other places nearby. We loved it...More

    1  Thank Marianne C
    Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

    The only reason i give this place 5 stars is because its a good location. You're right on the beach, and you have a heated pool. Right across the street is a park, you can kayak, theres a playground, you can fish or swim. You're...More

    2  Thank assilam12
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    Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

    Another great visit at the Gulf Beach. Everything around the Gulf Beach has changed, but it has kept its old school charm. Many of the rooms have kitchenettes and the rooms are steps from the beach. Greg Ewles was terrific as usual. I have been...More

    1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort MotelResponded 10 April 2017

    Thank you so much for submitting a review of your stay at Gulf Beach Resort Motel! As a returning guest, your comments are appreciated because it is our goal to continue providing accommodations that blend historical charm, a variety of comfortable floor plans and resort...More

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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
    • #5 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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    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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