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Sandpiper Inn

2.0 of 5 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2005

I am completely heartbroken!! I have been going to the Riveria since the FIRST summer of MY LIFE and have never had any problems. Today I called to reserve a room for my husband and I and recieved shocking news. They will not rent to me because we left a stain on the slip cover!! This is insane!! The floor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2005

I had a great restful stay at the Riviera Beach Resort. As an emergency room employee, it was wonderful to relax in the beautiful garden area, feed the birds that stroll on the walkway, and the location on the beach was just what the doctor ordered to relieve my stress. The managers Marylou and Richard were outstanding, very attentive to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2005

Seems I need to revise my comments from May 10'2005 We looked forward to spend another vacation at the Riviera Beach Resort but it was not the same anymore. New management was not as friendly as we were used to, no beach towels anymore, umbrellas might be removed soon.... The new owner (present for some days at that time) did... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2005

For years, this has been a favorite place of ours to stay. Different owners/managers have come and gone but it has always been wonderful experience. This year, when we arrived, there were noticable changes in the grounds and the upkeep. Management was absent from premises for an entire day, over Memorial Day weekend. It was a disappointing week, getting worse... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2005

My family & friends have been staying at the Riviera for 10 years, because of it's charm, beautiful garden, family atmosphere & VERY FRIENDLY managers. The new managers (March 2005) have ruined ALL of this. The ambiance is gone....as is our business. I recommend The Little Gull, The Arbours, or The Wicker Inn - all close by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2004

After reading someones, faceless , nameless review of the "Riviera Beach Resort " and how they claim to have been decieved by the owners, I am astounded at how low rent some people can be. If you wanna know what a great place the Riviera is for a wedding just see the September 16th issue of the, "Longboat Key Observer",the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2004

My daughter thought that she had found the perfect paradise for her wedding and reception - but little did we know that these people can not be trusted by their word. I would not recommend this place to anyone after what we have gone through. Even to stay at this "resort", I would require a contract with everything spelled out.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2004

We visited the Riviera Beach Resort in Aug. 2004. We choose this place based on the glowing reviews it received on Trip Advisor. Yes, I agree that the landscaping was beautiful and John and Jenny were extremely nice. The beach was wonderful, just steps from our door. And the rates were very good. We had a fine vacation. But there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2004

I have been coming to Riviera Beach Resort since I was an infant, now I bring my children back every year. I love the privacy of the small, family owned resort, along with the lushish tropical plantings. I have searched other places in Long Boat Key, and this by far is the most wonderful. The Riviera Beach Resort is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2004

We are Florida natives and crave for the old Florida feel. Riveria Beach Resort is exactly what we were looking for. Jen and John are such gracious hosts. The gardens are a true paradise. The beach is beautiful and the local restaurants are fantastic. We've recommended this place to all our true Florida natives. Those who took our advice and... 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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Also Known As:
Sandpiper Hotel Longboat Key
Sandpiper Motel Longboat Key

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