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The Diplomat Condominium Beach Resort

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3155 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Havelock, North Carolina
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I came down to the Diplomat with my girlfriend as kind of a spring break vacation. Being in the marine corps I don't actually get a real spring break, but the Diplomat offered a 5% discount for active military personnel so we decided to try it! Driving in, my girlfriend got a bit upset because it looked like a motel... More

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Toulouse, France
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I am quite familiar with Sarasota and Longboat Key, but being at the Diplomat was a completely different experience. First and foremost, it is easy to get to, parking is easy, the staff is extremely friendly, the grounds are spotless, the atmosphere is relaxed, and if that weren't enough, the Diplomat is right on the beach, literally. Open door, go... More

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Brooklin, Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

After two years vacationing in busy St. Pete Beach I decided to look for a quieter place for 2014. The Diplomat turned out to be just what we were looking for. Great management. Quiet. Uncrowded beachfront. Wonderful friendly neighbors, many of whom have been coming to the Diplomat for years. Pristine, clean, warm pool. Impeccably clean building and grounds; staff... More

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This is the second time we stayed here and we are very pleased. This time we had a one bedroom which was perfect. All the kitchen utensils you would ever want were there, the unit was clean and tastefully decorated. The parking lot can make you think it is not very nice but wait till you walk in the door... More

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Irmo, South Carolina
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Our stay in Unit 246 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Longboat Key was an absolute delight. The accomodations were superb and at a great value. The office staff were friendly and very helpful. Thoroughly enjoyed our early morning walks along the pristine beach. Seeing the beautiful sunsets was definitely a Kodak moment. Next time, we hope to catch a... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The title says it all. This is a retro style property. The rooms are for the most part comfortable and the kitchen is well equipped, although we only ate breakfast and lunch at the property. I was disappointed when we pulled into the parking lot and we entered our rooms. That all changed when we opened the door facing the... More

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Three Rivers, MI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Stayed in 257 .. a quiet room away from the pool .Grab your morning beverage and soak in the sun and welcoming ambience of the Gulf.. 2nd floor, great panoramic view of the Gulf and seabirds ... and some times dolphins share their antics with us. The room is a good size., updated kitchen, granite counters and flat top stove,... More

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Jackson, Wyoming
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two different weeks in January in Unit #262. We've stayed atthe Diplomat many times over the last 10 years. This unit is newly renovated end unit with a great granite countertopped kitchen, beautiful plantation shutters and lovely cove mouldings. King bed in bedroom and Murphy bed in living room. The resort is now superclean under this management &... More

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Windermere, Florida
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

The Diplomat on Longboat Key, near Sarasota is the perfect beach getaway. Forget the crowds and enjoy beaches that have been enjoyed by snowbirds and discriminating guests for decades. The beaches are wide and soft and our room was just a few steps from the sand. Where else can you park a few feet from your room, throw you bags... More

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Albany, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

We loved this place on Longboat Key. Very very clean and all the staff is very friendly. You can't beat the rates. We loved the whole retro 60's feel of the place. All the rooms are on the beach and pool. We will definitely stay there again.

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Address: 3155 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
The Diplomat Condominium Beach Hotel Longboat Key

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