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Sandpiper Inn

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5451 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 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There's nothing fancy about this place. But there is everything you need. Quiet, clean with everything in good repair and freshly painted. Steps to the beach which is well stocked with chairs and umbrellas. A walk away from a grocery store and 8 miles from st Armand's. I can't wait to go back

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Vilano Beach, Florida
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49 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to rate this lovely Inn in being excellent on everything! Last minute plans turned into such a pleasant stay here. Everything you need is at your finger tips. I stayed in the 2 bedroom 102 and couldn't be happier with how clean it was with everything you needed to make your stay comfortable! The gardens were very well... More 

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Indian Shores, Florida
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sandpiper Inn is so quaint and charming. Reminiscent of old Florida with lots of tropical, mature trees and shrubs in the garden. We had such a wonderful long weekend. This was a last minute getaway as our previous plans fell through. We were not disappointed. The rooms and grounds were very clean. It's obvious that the owner's take pride in... More 

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place! We stayed in room 201 which was steps from a private beach! They supply beach towels, chairs, and an umbrella, which is a must for us. The room was large and an efficiency, it had all the supplies we needed. It was clean and updated. The only problem was finding a salamander on the bed (no... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I cannot say anything bad, it was one of the best experiences I have had. Quie, restful and very clean. Beautiful beach to boot. Many restaurants to choose from. Close to the Mote Marine Aquriam. Full kitchen and a supermarket within 4 miles.

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Toronto
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Sandpiper Inn continues to be our favourite location since 1973. The tropical setting close to the surf, clean, new furnishings, central air, even a dishwasher. High quality eateries within walking distance. Longboat Key is a gem, the Sandpiper under the new owners just a few years ago, makes it well worth your stay. Martinii

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Buffalo, NY
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90 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We keep returning to this little gem of a resort smack on the Gulf of Mexico, and although it certainly is not fancy, the proprietors, Chris & Harold, not only maintain it superbly, but keep adding improvements (e.g., great new beach umbrellas; new upgraded furniture; a second HD wide screen TV). Having been all around Florida vacationing, we have settled... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I will keep this short and simple. The Sandpiper Inn is a hidden gem. Perfect in every way! This place has all the charm one could ask for. The rooms and surrounding area are pristine. We will be back for more! Chris, Harold and Ben are wonderful owners and managers.

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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My husband and I spent a week at Sandpiper Inn and absolutely loved it. The grounds are beautifully landscaped, the beach is right out front (no road between you and the beach), the "cottage" is attractively furnished and very well equipped----kitchen had pretty much everything needed for even a complicated meal (we were missing a baking sheet for chicken wings... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Such a nice place. Quiet, beautiful landscaping, direct access to the beach. Many of the guests are repeat customers who stay more than a week and the age range is on the older side rather than younger which again, makes for a quieter stay. Also glad the location was on a quieter part of the island rather than near the... More 

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