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Great Heron Inn

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68 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785
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Great Heron Inn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Heard so many great comments about this place before we even booked it. The hotel itself is old but does the job. The beds are comfy and the location is perfect. A little kidney shaped pool in the center and you can literally walk a couple of feet to the waters of the beach. The hotel staff is very friendly... More

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Lakewood CO
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little inn is not brand new, but absolutely spotless. Kitchens have everything you need to cook, even a teakettle, which I appreciated for my morning tea. You are literally right on the beach, which has sand like baby powder. And a great blue heron, Harry, that shows up twice a day for photo ops and a frozen fish. Enjoyed... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This was our 2nd stay and we look forward to many more. We stayed in a gulf view room and the beach was only about 10 feet from our door step. Since this hotel is not large, the beach is never crowded even when they are at full occupancy. The room consists of a living room, full kitchen area, bathroom,... More

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Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

This was my 4th trip to the great heron inn. I just love it here! It's such a relaxing place for a vacation. You are steps from the beach, it's so nice to have breakfast and coffee with the gulf view. CVS and a number of restaurants to walk to. Teena, the owner, is wonderful and a great staff is... More

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Jacksonville Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful time the rooms were really nice and everyone was so friendly and nice... The beach is right out the door and is really gorgeous the weather was perfect and we'll definitely be back... The inn is very quiet and the pool is great... We especially loved Harry the Heron the mascot of the inn... We saw... More

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Weddington, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We have been going to the Great Heron Inn for years. It is peace on earth, a great place to relax and unwind. It is on the beach...a few steps to the sand and a few more to the sea. There are very few old motels left on the beach, most are now high rise private condos. The suites are... More

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Lake Hamilton,Fl
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Love this place so much ! Have been going there for years when we can get in. (Make your reservations early) We have made the best friends from France and Georgia and from Florida. The owner is wonderful and all the employees are great !!!!!!! Thank You for for being so terrific !!! Darleen Pearson

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Oneida, New York, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I wasn't sure what to expect when I first saw this small, old motel despite choosing it because of Tripadvisor reviews. However, it was a nice personal touch that the office left me a personal note at the office which was closed when I arrived informing me of my room location and left the key for me. When I walked... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This motel has been around for a while but is it very clean, very quiet on the beach. Most friendly staff. Nice suites with all amenities. Washer dryer available on site. Full kitchen. Again VERY CLEAN nice place to stay. If we come back to Indian Rocks we would not hesitate to stay here. Nice pool, plenty of parking, beach... More

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I've stayed at the Heron Inn at least 3 times. I've stayed in one of their 1 bedrooms and I've stayed in their 3 bedroom a couple times. Though it has been a number of years since I've stayed there (back in '09), I felt that I should still write a review. I have to say the times I stayed... More

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Address: 68 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785
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Location: United States > Florida > Indian Rocks Beach
Also Known As:
Great Heron Hotel Indian Rocks Beach
Great Heron Motel

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