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Sun Burst Inn

19204 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, FL 33785
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I must say that this was a great stay for my 50th Birthday Party with family and friends - we rented (3) rooms # 19,17 & 16 - with no complaints. The ladies at the front desk took care of every thing we needed. I will be coming back to the SBI for many future trips my family members really... More

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MrMichaelFlorida, Owner at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. I wish I was 50 again!!! We hope you can make it back real soon! Michael, Marilyn, Amy & Laura More

Lutz, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed our previous visit so much we returned for a longer stay. This time we stayed in a one bedroom unit on the second floor (#13). The bedroom was roomy with lots of shelves. The living area had a table, chairs and sleeper couch. The kitchenette was a one piece combination stove, oven, sink, refrigerator unit in the living... More

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MrMichaelFlorida, Owner at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Wow, thanks so much for the great review. I hope you come back again and again! Michael, Marilyn, Amy & Laura More

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach was beautiful! The price was good (50% off Trip Advisor). The location was nice and quiet. The room was cramped for the 3 of us (suppose to accommodate 4), had to sit a bit sideways on the toilet - very small bathroom, no Toilet paper, owner walked right in our room (lucky I was dressed and he did... More

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MrMichaelFlorida, Owner at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Hi again; I am so sorry about the accidental walk in, but as I explained somehow the wrong dates were showing on the computer and it showed the room as open. On the number of people the room sleeps, maybe you forgot to extend the futon in the room. They are brand new and are queen size with innerspring mattresses... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a whole week at this hotel. From day one we had issues with the management. The room had sand on the floors as soon as you walked in. We saw multiple mice. Had nice droppings in the kitchen. I was electrocuted by the stovetop in the kitchen. I asked management to fix any of these issues and they said... More

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MrMichaelFlorida, Owner at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Hello; Ah yes, the review from the person who never came and never asked for towels, toilet paper, trash bags, or paper towels and ended up taking our stove apart. I have to admit, you set a new record on that one. We asked you to make sure the burners were set correctly and let us know so we could... More

North Fort Myers, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you'd like a great weekend beach get-a-way. and you don't want to spend $150 and up/night for a room, the the Sun Burst is the place. Friendly people and laid back atmosphere, and to the awesome beach setting. Rooms are OK, and there is night life until 3 am close by so you don't need a taxi if you... More

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MrMichaelFlorida, Owner at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review. Glad you had a great time and hope you can come back again. More

Largo, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had a family reunion & renewal of wedding vows earlier this month & most everyone stayed here. Amy & Laurie took amazing care of all of us - 20+ family & friends. We live close to the hotel so it was a perfect place for our family to stay for the week. Rooms are nice & clean & if... More

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MrMichaelFlorida, Owner at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! Why don't you make this an annual event LOL? We'd love to have you back! More

Raeford, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

GF and me spent 4 great days here in June. As a Fl native living in NC for last 15 years (army) and former resident of Indian Rocks Beach (was a bartender at Crabby's in the late 80's) the place and friendliness of the staff brought back memories of Fl the way it was from my younger years, which is... More

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MrMichaelFlorida, Owner at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Hey 'Troop! Glad you had a great time and look forward to having you back in the future. Airborne, All The Way!! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Had a great family beach vacation. This is a great little place located just steps from the water! Rooms clean and spacious. Staff allways friendly; they threw a 4th of July BBQ for all guest. Awesome vacation!

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MrMichaelFlorida, Owner at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Cool! So glad you had a great time and hope you can come back again! More

Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We enjoyed our 2 night break at this inn. The rooms were clean & tidy, we were surprised at the amount of space we had. The terrace outside was perfect & the view breathtaking. The downsides were the very uncomfortable bed & the noise from the A/C (that was easily sorted by turning down the settings slightly). We would certainly... More

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MrMichaelFlorida, Owner at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Thank you and I'm so glad that you enjoyed yourself. As for not seeing us, we try not to intrude and leave our contact information at the office in case of questions or problems. I hope you can make it back soon and often! Michael More

Rockmart, Georgia
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I wanted my grandchildren to experience staying ON the beach, and this little place did it! The room is compact and old school - TV is an upgrade - but the beach is the focus. It was paradise. We had it basically to ourselves. There were floats, buckets, shovels, and chairs for our use - no fee. The staff was... More

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MrMichaelFlorida, Owner at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

I'm so happy you and the kids had a great time. Who knows, maybe they'll become loyal guests and bring their kids to stay with us. It's all about the memories. I hope you can come back soon and often! Michael More

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Address: 19204 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, FL 33785
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Location: United States > Florida > Indian Shores
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Families & pets are always welcome! We want you to relax and enjoy your stay with us. Weddings, renewal of vows and memorials on our beach are welcome. We have had more than one happy event here and, in fact, the owners renewed their vows after over 30 years of marriage. Sun Burst Inn is located in Indian Shores, Florida directly on the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Our hotel is within easy reach of shops, restaurants and all you need for a wonderful vacation experience with a regular bus service at your door step if you need it. Our inn has eleven units, all with either kitchenettes or full kitchens, so it's your choice depending on what you feel you need. All units in our two story beachfront facility are either directly facing the world famous Gulf beaches, or a few steps from the beach. Enjoy Florida at its best the way it used to be: quaint hotels, friendly owners AND with all the modern conveniences. That's what you'll get when you visit The Sun Burst Inn. Pristine white beaches, splashing Gulf waters, and spectacular sunsets. All just steps out your room. Visit us soon and find out what the "real" and "friendly" Florida is all about! Lounge chairs, beach umbrellas, coolers, beach towels & beach toys all supplied with NO RESORT FEE. The Gulf Beach area provides many fun things to do because we are within easy driving range of attractions like Busch Gardens, Clearwater Aquarium (Home of Winter the Dolphin), The Salvador Dali Museum, Lowry Park Zoo and for shopping there's John's Pass Village and the Ellenton Outlet Center. ... more   less 
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