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Sand Cay Beach Resort

4725 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Longboat Key
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stayed in Unit 205 for 10 days in February and it was just what we expected, except we had only two days of the Florida signature weather we expected. The unit had a nice view of the Gulf, was nicely appointed with an eclectic selection of reading material and beach furnishings, which we didn't use. It was quiet and peaceful;... More

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

Just spent a week at Sand Cay. Have stayed here many times but it has been close to 3 years since my last visit. Grounds are nice and pretty well kept. Nice pool, and poo, area. But beware, units vary greatly in quality and comforts. Most I have rented have been great, but I just rented unit 113 and it... More

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Indianapolis, IN
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Had to address these last two reviews. We have been staying at the Sand Cay at least yearly since 2000, are well travelled and have stayed at many upscale resorts. While calling this a "resort" might be a stretch, for the most part this is a well run, clean, accommodating establishment. I, too, dislike the walkway maze but this property... More

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I have been going to Sand Cay Beach resort since 1978 and it has been a family favorite for the past 36 years. When my children are asked about their favorite vacation memory, they will all say Sand Cay. We have only missed four visits in 36 years and my family is having a reunion there this Spring Break. The... More

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Sunapee, New Hampshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I met my sister and my 96 year old Mom here four days last April. Longboat is to die for. This place had a great rate for in season. It had everything we needed. Was clean and beautiful. You don not need to interact with staff. It was just like home.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Upon arrival at this "resort" I immediately cancelled the reservation. Interior courtyard views on the website don"t show the maze of metal steps and walkways around the entire perimeter of the building required to reach the units. Stairs required to reach elevator make it difficult for seniors or anyone with limited mobility. No linen or towel service, you must launder... More

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ResortGM2, General Manager at Sand Cay Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hello Mr. Torcivia, We were eager to resolve your concerns but were not given a chance to do so. You arrived late at night which did not give you a chance to view the beautiful grounds and the award winning beach. We wish things could have went better for you and are sad it has resulted in this review you... More

Cleveland, Ohio
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We had to cancel our reservation due to a medical problem and I asked for a written confirmation that our deposit minus the $100 cancel fee was refunded. After emails went unanswered I called and left a message. I did receive a phone message back saying this was refunded (minus the fee), but I asked to have it in writing... More

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Benson, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

The location in the middle of LBK makes this resort stand out. Right on the beach with easy access by car to the better restaurants. Also you have a state of the art Publix 10 minutes away. All units have two bedrooms and bathrooms with a variety of views. They are individually privately owned so decor can vary a lot.... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This was second trip to Longboat Key. Truly believe we will retire here someday. Stayed in unit 203. A few updates. Nice unit. Clean. Only negative, mattresses were very hard. Great views of water. Love this place.

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Thibodaux, Louisiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Sand Cay Beach Resort is a wonderful place to stay, not too big, not too small. Units are really nice, perfect pool and great bar-b-que area. The beach is the best I've been to and NO crowds. Can't wait to return

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Additional Information about Sand Cay Beach Resort

Also Known As:
Sand Cay Beach Hotel Longboat Key
Sand Cay Beach Hotel
Address: 4725 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Longboat Key
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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