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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 #6 of 6 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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Flemington, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As always, I researched the heck out of everything before we decided to visit Cedar Key. I liked this place because of the location right on the water, and it certainly is. There's ample space just outside your door to sit, watch the gulf and the birds, have a picnic, sit by the fire-pit, and most importantly, watch the sunset.... More 

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Clearwater, FL
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed during the Valentine’s day weekend and were lucky to get the last room in the hotel. We were in room 4 and the hotel, like many buildings in this historic key is fairly old. The door in the bathroom caught on the tile and had trouble completely opening, heat was provided by a plug-in style oil heater, and... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for a Saturday night. The rooms were clean and cozy. The property has an area overlooking the water where you can hang in a hammock, sit in a swing or build a fire. The property manager is friendly and very helpful. The hotel in located between Main Street and the dock area, so you can park your car... More 

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Brooksville, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

This vintage motel is just that, vintage! The rooms are small but if you getaway to stay in your room, why getaway?? Our room was super clean(and Joan was proud to show us several) and it was just right to shower and sleep in! Joan is the property manager and we could go on forever about Joan!! She is absolutely... More 

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Warsaw, Missouri, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Pet friendly.....Very clean, charming rooms. Beautiful scenery. The staff, especially Jonie went out of her way to make our stay the best. Adorable, quaint little community. Lots of Artsy stores. The wifi was very weak, worked on my phone, but not computer. The Lessley's

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Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

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 December 13, 2014 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Additional Information about The Gulf Side Motel

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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