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Suntide Island Beach Club

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Plainfield, IL
Reviewed 14 December 2015

My Family and I spent a week at Suntide Island Beach Club, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL. It’s a condo timeshare rental which is absolutely wonderful. Very clean and well kept. Our condo slept six and had a kitchen, which worked well with our children. Monday they had a free welcome continental breakfast, and Wednesday they had a hot dog lunch...

1Thank poet618
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Staff is rude and inattentive. Layers of rules exist to make life easier for staff and less enjoyable for guests. Such as requiring guests to perform several clean-up tasks prior to check-out. Stripping beds, emptying trash, etc. Glasses and such are in short supply. We had one wine glass. Called desk and asked for more. We were told we could...

3Thank randy1cindy
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Tatoos, smokers, loud crouds.. smelled pot... management allows smoking anywhere around the pool.. and almost everyone takes advantage. .. ashtrays all over.. there are much nicer places adjacent to suntide.. with better beach areas as well..

6Thank Frank D
Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

I have stayed her every may for about 4 years. Everyone there is very friendly and a lot of people come every year. It has a nice size pool and hot tub and is located on a very nice beach. Live the sunsets on the beach. Units are setup condo style with kitchens and basic utensils. Located a short walk...

1Thank Adam Z
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We spend a week here with other couples. The rooms were small - but clean and comfortable. The bed was fine. The kitchen was okay for making small dinners but was minimally equipped with dishes, utensils, and glassware. It worked for our week on the beach. The rooms do not really have a view of the ocean from inside -...

7Thank John A
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

We very much enjoy Suntide. It is right on the beach and the rooms are clean and have small equipped kitchens. Right down the street from St. Armands Circle which is great for strolling around or a nice dinner. The resort and beach are also quiet and less commercial which we prefer.

4Thank Katherine I
Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Suntide is a very well maintained self-catering resort, we have always found all the staff friendly and helpful. Location is ideal for all parties, couples of all ages and families alike. The beach is just a very short walk away, truthfully if you can not manage 30 yards should you be on any beach? This is not some flash hotel...

5Thank Tony P
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Rooms are ok, not new but clean and everything works! Nice layout and comfortable bed and living room! Staff have been helpful, lots of beach chairs if you like or the pool is nice as well. The circle is only a 1 mile walk. Beach is good for walking sand is packed close to water. Not very wide from sand...

3Thank McPittisit
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 26 December 2014

This is a timeshare rental so don't expect "hotel" services. The rooms are clean, the property is well maintained and it is a close drive to St Armand's Circle. Nice amenities and right on the beach. You can walk to the Lido Beach Resort which has a restaurant and bar. Very relaxing area.

2Thank Mike M
North Royalton, Ohio
Reviewed 19 November 2014

A little piece of paradise. Suntide is a beach resort on the Gulf of Mexico. Very relaxing, clean, well maintained and a friendly staff. Each condo is equipped with all the comforts that you will need for your stay. A short drive (or walk) to St. Armands Circle where you find enough excellent eateries that, realistically, you never have to...

3Thank bulldog1950

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Suntide Island Beach Club

Address: 850 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Hotel Class:3 star — Suntide Island Beach Club 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Try to get a room either close to the beach or close to the pool depending on your preference.”
jimd865, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best view is overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.”
ratkins3, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“keep away from pool area rooms if poss.”
Dogmaddoris, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“When booking your stay or purchasing make sure you understand your assigned parking location. Some could be a good walk from your unit.”
mikeagrubb, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“units 240-246 are very pleasant”
tonyandbernie, 2 May 2016 | Read review
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