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Little Gull Cottages

5330 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been around the World. One of the best vacations ever. Not Fancy, Clean and friendly. Location, Location, Location. We were right on the Beach. Great Staff. We had an issue with our hot water heater. They went out of their way to accommodate us. Great restaurants within 2 mins. walking distance.

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hello swimmer058, We're happy to hear you enjoyed your vacation with us at Little Gull! We apologize for your unit's water heater issues and are glad our staff was able to accommodate you and your family. Thank you for the compliments and for taking time to write us a review. Until next time! More

Plant City, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is one of the best places in Bradenton or Longboat Key it is right on the gulf it is so tropical you think you're on a tropical island nice pool the staff is extremely friendly . just a great place to stay. We hope to go back soon

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hi tsheph55, Thank you for taking time to write us a review on TripAdvisor. We love your photo and appreciate your compliments! Looking forward to your next stay with us! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Little Gull is heaven on earth!!! We arrived early and Scott was gracious enough to let us check in early :). Thank you Scott! We stayed in unit 4 it was clean and had everything we needed. The beach was just steps away. This is the best place we have been too. We will definitely return. Thank you Little Gull... More

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hi TKkindred, Thanks for taking time to write us a review on TripAdvisor! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Anytime we are able to allow our guests to check in early (say, for example, if the previous guest checked out before the end of the week and we were able to clean the room early) we are happy... More

Orlando, Florida
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed in one of the beach side cottages, WOW. You could walk right out to the Little Gull's private beach which is steps away from your front door. The Little Gull offers everything you would want from a beach vacation, even your own private fireplace for cozy evenings. Awake to relaxing ocean waves as you enjoy coffee on your... More

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Gwendolynes, Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for your kind words and for taking time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. The beach is truly the most relaxing place to be, especially in the early hours of the morning with a fresh cup of coffee. Hope you visit us again soon! More

Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I have travelled extensively and have enjoyed all types of vacations/hotels/resturants from extravagant to economical. My reviews are with an eye for understanding about where I am in the world and that there are a world of differences. A vacation with four couples and we stayed in the 4-bedroom condo (located above the management office) at Little Gull looking out... More

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hi madskiing, We're thrilled you enjoyed your vacation with us at Little Gull! Sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico are truly spectacular... we're lucky to call such a beautiful place home! Thank you for taking time to write us a review and we hope to see you and your friends again soon! More

Taft, California
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
27 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I wanted to respond to the public relations management comment about the golf courses the area of Longboat Key. We DID ask the people at the front desk in the LITTLE GULL office. I asked the man who checked us in and I asked the woman who gave the orientation talk. Both told us they had nothing to do with... More

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Nanski, Please trust that this situation is being looked into and we are sorry for any inconvenience this has cause you. More

Taft, California
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
27 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

After doing a lot if research - checking with TRIPADVISOR to see what other people had to say about the area & looking for the perfect place to stay - where there would be nice golf courses close by & a place for my husband to fish. In all of the comments - no one mentioned that all 3 of... More

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Nanski, Thanks for taking time to write us a review. We're sorry you were unable to go golfing during your stay with us. While the courses are private, our guests receive special treatment and are allowed to utilize them during their stay with us. To set up a tee time at any one of the courses, guests are advised... More

Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

My husband and I exchanged our timeshare for a two bedroom unit at Little Gull. We flew in to Tampa and the resort was an easy drive from the airport. The unit was very nicely decorated and each couple had bed and bath. The resort is small and the office workers were very accommodating. We were across the main road... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
25 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We were lucky to get an exchange through Interval International. We arrived early (check in is at 4). Scott was fantastic and told us to feel free to walk around the resort while they made sure the rooms were ready. We went out on the fishing dock and watched the fish swim by (even saw a 3 foot snook cruising... More

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Cannes
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134 reviews 134 reviews
26 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We stayed a week here and it was most relaxing and very well kept. Beautiful beach area with seclusion and bbq grills. Very nice on the bay as well. And very very quiet. One of the best values and properties on the key. Highly recommend this place. Staff is excellent and most accommodating.

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Address: 5330 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Little Gull Cottages Hotel Longboat Key

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cape Cod style cottages elegantly border a red brick road that runs from the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico to Sarasota Bay. Little Gull offers fully furnished, luxury one, two, three and four bedroom cottages with four poster beds and wood burning fireplaces. Each cottage has a fully equipped kitchen, two cable televisions, linens, central heat and air, private phones, with laundry facilities either in your cottage or free on site. ... more   less 
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