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Sand Cay Beach Resort

4725 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Longboat Key
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Judester Wayne, Illinois
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wayne, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Sand Cay the 2nd week of August 2014 and it was absolutely fabulous. We stayed in Unit 203 and it had the best Gulf View from just about every room. It was clean and nicely appointed. Not used to cooking with electric, so that was a bit tricky. We just decided to eat out every night for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Just back to the UK after a superb stay at Sand Cay.Our third floor Condo had everything you needed for a great stay ,with a great view over the pool. The pool itself was clean and perfect to cool off in after a day on the fantastic beach. Thanks to the office staff always polite and helpful and all so... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was our first visit to this part of Florida. We stayed in a third floor unit, 315. The unit matched the pictures posted on the website. Updated kitchen and appliances. The condo had a florida feel.... all white, mirrors and light laminate floors. it always looked clean with our sometimes sandy feet. It was very large, impeccably clean and... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

First stay at Sand Cay Resort in November, 2013 for a trip with friends. Step outside and walk a few feet and you are right on the beach with great weather, so relaxing!!. Unit we stayed in was clean, comfy with new furnishings and all the basic necessities for our comfort. Plenty of places to eat in various price ranges... More

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Monroe, Ohio
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

I have been coming to Longboat for 37 years & have stayed at Sand Cay since I can remember. I now bring my own children. We stayed in 114 this summer. Love the first floor units w/ the washer & dryers, short walk to pool & beach & we can watch the kids walk in & out of units from... More

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Masachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This was our second stay at Sand Cay with our young children (ages 5 and 8). We enjoyed our first visit so much that we returned a year later and stayed in the same unit. As others have noted, some units have been recently renovated and others have not. Since the units are individually owned, they vary greatly in furnishings... More

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Orlando, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I rented unit #114 from June 7-14. My experience at that unit was miserable. The bed linens were awful. They were harsh and the bed cover was thread bare. No ceiling fan in the master bedroom. Luckily we discovered a table fan and used that to get some relief. The master shower was a joke. If you have hair then... More

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

Dear Guest, We have tried to reach you by email and phone. Please contact me direct so that we may work out a resolution. My contact information is (941) 383-5044 ext. 23 or email me direct at manager@sandcay.net. Thank you. More

Crown Point, Indiana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I have been visiting the Sand Cay for over 20 yrs and would not stay anywhere else on LOng Boat Key. It is midway down the key and so evenly available to whatever you decide to do. The beach is great and just a short walk, the pool is great and just a few steps, and we always play shuffleboard.... More

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Lakewood, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We've stayed at Sand Cay every year for several years now. It's an "old Florida" type of place that is relaxing and attractive, although it has its problems. In February 2014 we stayed in unit 318 for the first time for three weeks and were very happy with it with one large exception (more later). The view is lovely. The... More

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Shorewood, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The best part about this condo is the very reasonable price for the outstanding location. right on the private beach. some of the units are very dated. but most have great ocean views. pool size just right. I would definitely stay here again for a family friendly price-right vacation.

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Thank-you for the review! We pride ourselves on being family friendly and love that you had a great vacation here!! See you next time! More

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Address: 4725 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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