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Sandy Shores

314 Gulf Boulevard, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785
Sandy Shores
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Merrickville, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I am admittedly reallllllly late in writing this review - sorry about that Myrtle. We stayed in the Patio Cottage again in June 2014 and it was, wonderful, as it always is. The unit is spotlessly clean, as are the grounds. The property is peaceful, safe and right on the beach. Close to restaurants, shopping, drug stores...the location is perfect.... More 

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Beach
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9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We went to Indian Rocks many years ago and were anxious to return to this location hoping we would still find small hotels and restaurants. We did! We found Sandy Shores, and Myrtle was delightful to work with. She cares deeply about her place, and was quick to respond to any little mention of repair needed. Our room was immaculate.... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We are staying in the Gulf Cottage at Sandy Shores directly on Gulf Blvd across from Slyce Pizza in IRB. The cottage is very prettyily done in soft peach colors, with two large sofas (one is a sofabed) The dining room has a glass topped table with 4 rattan chairs (very comfortable) The kitchen is well equipped for meals, with... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My wife and I just returned from Sandy Shores today, and enjoyed a wonderful week in the Gulf Cottage directly on the beach-unit #4. It is an absolutely beautiful location on a beautiful beach which is visible from your living room/dining room windows. The unit was immaculately clean, updated, and very well kept. It had everything you needed for a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We visited the Tampa area for the first time as a couple and were looking for a nice quiet beach location to stay, not knowing anything about the area at all. After a cursory search on TripAdvisor we found this place (Sandy Shores), and we were really glad we did. We stayed in the Garden cottage on the first level... More 

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Cheboygan, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This was our second stay at Sandy Shores in the Garden Cottage...this time for two weeks and this was as enjoyable as our first stay. The cottage is clean and comfortable, quiet and only steps from the ocean. The sunsets are absolutely gorgeous! Several restaurants are within walking distance. Just a great place to stay....going back again next year.

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Woodside, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

We visited for one week and loved the serenity of the gardens, the beach right at your door step, the wonderful old Florida feel of the premises. We stayed in the Garden suite and it felt like home with a beach. Myrtle is a lovely hostess and keeps the premises beautifully and we really enjoyed an afternoon cocktail on the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Hello Myrtle and Ned! Sorry for this very late review but you know we changed house this summer and we had a lot of work. You also know, to write in English I need a little bit more time ;o) .... you see, I miss the practice. And the sun .... and the plants .... and the big warm bathtub... More 

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locust grove, ga
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We haven't been on vacation in a long time. Found this beautiful place. Was exactly what we where looking for. Clean, quiet, close to everything. Walked every night to restaurants. Ned and Myrtle are wonderful people. We will be back next year. Highly recommend this to everyone who wants to just relax and walk on the beach without having to... More 

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Elizabeth, Colorado, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights and rented all three rentals on the property. The bottom line is we wish we had stayed for 2 weeks. Grammy's House or the Gulf (or is it Golf Ned?) is absolutely beautiful with spectacular blue water outside your dining and living room windows. We were on the beach till the wee hours of the... More 

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