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Sandpiper Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   5451 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Longboat Key
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014
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    4.5 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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Orlando, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We just returned from a three night stay at the Sandpiper Inn on Longboat Key. This was a wonderful location walking distance to three different restaurants. Only about 10 or so rooms here so it is very quiet and right on a beautiful beach. We would definitely stay here again. Reasonably priced for the area, understand that Longboat Key is... More

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Brandon, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed 2 nights here to celebrate our 20th anniversary. W stayed in room 201 facing the ocean and loved it. Everything about the place made you feel at home. We also loved the fact that there was no smoking anywhere in the rooms or on the hotel grounds. If you're looking for a quiet, peaceful,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Love this place. Right on the beach. Lush landscaping. Yes it has a very small pool....but we came for the beach. Nice & clean. We rented a 1 bedroom and it was perfect. Will bring the kids next time. Close to restaurants too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Loved our stay here. There was plenty of hot water in the shower. I was mistaken previously when I reviewed there was no hot water. The management was so pleasant. Very knowledgeable to be of service to attending to our needs. Thanks so much.

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Christine C, Owner at Sandpiper Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay. Harold & I are glad you got to relax at our awesome beach property in Longboat Key. We will continue the renovations to the rooms in September ( the less busy season) by adding flat screen HD TVs with Direct TV in the bedrooms. Hopefully we can also finish the restoration of the lobby so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We got here early and enjoyed the georgous quiet Beach. The grounds were so beautifully landscaped. Loved the tiny pool. Its just enough and very clean. Parking lot a bit tiny but they told us ahead of time. The room was so quaint and just perfect enough for the amount of time we stayed. Loved the loungers with the cushions... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Very nice small inn on the beachfront. It's more like a condo than an Inn. Rooms and premises are very pretty. Quiet and relaxing - no problems and owner on premises... Good restuarants nearby and Publix not far away. We stayed 5 nights and everything was very nice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was our 5th visit but the 1st with our kids, we stayed in 102, and they love the Sandpiper as much as we do. We love the no smoking anywhere policy and the beautiful landscaping. Always clean, quiet and relaxing! We look forward to our visit in August for our anniversary.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Good Niche property for Quiet R & R , or Gulffront that offers 2-3 REAL sleeping Areas. Individual Cooling Units & stocked Kitchenettes are a plus. NO Daily Maid service. Very Small plunge pool near front road entrance. Restaurants Nearby. the Circle @ Sarasota & Bradenton Beach are just a few miles away in opposite directions. Central Grill on Premises.

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Christine C, Owner at Sandpiper Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay. We hope you enjoyed yourself and got to relax at our completely upgraded "Old Florida" property directly on one of the best beaches in North America! We are completely upfront on our website our pool is small, we do not provide provide daily maid service in order to keep costs down. This is not a... More

New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This is a fine and simple place that offers a pleasant contrast to the surrounding large sterile condos with pretentious names. The Sandpiper's attraction is its simplicity: one checks in and relaxes. The beach, with its wonderful birds, is yards away. The kitchen offers everything necessary for meals, and a massive supermarket is four miles away. The place is clean,... More

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Christine C, Owner at Sandpiper Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay. We hope you enjoyed yourself and got to relax at our completely upgraded "Old Florida" property directly on one of the best beaches in North America! We are completely upfront on our website our pool is small, we do not provide provide daily maid service in order to keep costs down. This is not a... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
25 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Just spent a wonderful two weeks here. We stayed in unit 108 on this visit which was our second and we look forward to many more holidays here. The setting is superb, right on a lovely beach. It's quiet and relaxing and you can just unwind and enjoy the views. I have to say that I think some of the... More

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Christine C, Owner at Sandpiper Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. Harold & I truly appreciate your support of this wonderful "old Florida property". Again we would like to apologize for any inconvenience when replacing the mattresses lasts week. The delivery guys from Macy's were outstanding and kept the inconvenience to the absolute minimum on a fantastic beach day.... More

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Address: 5451 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandpiper Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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