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The Gulf Side Motel

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552 1st Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625
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The Gulf Side Motel
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Cedar Key
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my time at Gulf Side, staying 3 nights in room 9. The motel is well kept and has a great water view and is a 3-5 minute walk to restaurants and bars. This is a vintage motel and has it's quirks, which make it more interesting than anything built today. Don't go expecting fancy or elaborate. Do expect... More 

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Mount Dora, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our review of this hotel is OUTSTANDING!!! not only was it our honeymoon, but we were treated like royalty here... Everyone here was nice although it was cold, we still managed to have a great time. Going back for another visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I spent a weekend away kid free at this cute hotel. It was right off water with a beautiful view from pavilion, small, quiet and the sweetest owner! Room was just what we needed for 2 people (we got the smallest) and the price was the best around. They also have gokf carts available to rent and... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Talk about Old Florida!!! The staff they have is FANTASTIC.... made you feel welcomed right from the start. The view of the water is breathtaking. Wish we could have stayed longer. I will definitely be back to visit..GORGEOUS!

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Really a beautiful motel with some special touches. Very friendly manager who offers hammocks and some swings and picnic tables out by the water. Rooms have some special art and very nice little fridge and microwave and coffee pot. I loved the way the windows opened up to the water view from our room and the internet was fine -... More 

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Jesup, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We drove several hrs on US 19 from Clearwater up on our way home to GA. It was already late so we stopped on a gas station to ask for motels in this while haven't seen anything but trees on both sides for quite a while. The man said "oh yeah y'all find plenty of them down this US 24... More 

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Colleyville, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Cedar Key is the kind of town that is out of the way and if you ever are lucky enough to find it, you will be hooked. We stayed in "The Honeymoon Suite" which was fun. Don't expect the Ritz, or even a Holiday Inn type of place. This was pure homey. Window a/c units. A shower build for someone... More 

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Astatula, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

9 ABATE of FL, Inc, Lake County chapter,couples rode up on a Fri for the weekend. This is our 2nd Annual getaway with friends. Joan makes the place, she is great with an awesome singing voice. She got us to play "mullet tossing" and remote boat races. It is a mom & pop's with southern charm & ambiance. The pavilion... More 

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Clermont, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A group of us spent the weekend here and we all loved it! We couldn't have asked for cleaner rooms or a warmer welcome. The management is awesome, she will go above and beyond to make your stay enjoyable.It's a small, older motel but kept up and kept very clean with great beds and rooms fixed up so cute it... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We were on our way from the panhandle to Homosassa. We decided to stop and see Cedar Key for a one night overnight stop. We read online that it was mom and pop motels in that area and just drove in to find out it there was a room available. The manager, Joan, was so helpful and friendly we felt... More 

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Address: 552 1st Street, Cedar Key, FL 32625
Location: United States > Florida > Cedar Key
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Gulf Side Hotel Cedar Key

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