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4651 Gulf Of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 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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Sparta, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We spent a week in a one bedroom cottage at Sun and Sea. You cannot beat the location or the setting. It is located mid island and situated right on the beach. It is peaceful, and the cottages are a good distance apart. The managers are friendly and helpful with tips for dining etc. The cottages are clean and contain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

I was five years old in 1961, and have many kodak slides of a Florida trip with my parents. We did stay in Longboat Key. I have pictures of blue cottages right on the beach. The beach pictures look very private, we seem to be the only people around. Naturally, coming from Indiana in February, it was summer for us.... More 

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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I am a homesick native Floridian who looks forward to my annual week at Sun 'n' Sea. The friendly managers greet me by name like a long, lost friend; the 'cabins' are spotless, comfortable and equip my every need; and the location...oh my...the sparkling Gulf, white sand and spectacular sunsets toasted each night with your fellow travelers... In a state... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

I am so surprised to see a negative review of this facility. My family has been staying here for the past 24 years. Each year we have added another weekend, another week or another holiday. We are thrilled to come back and see others who, like us, return again and again. We have watched each others families grow and multiply.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

Our family routinely stays at this property every year and have have nothing but good things to say about it until today. Needed to rearrange our family reservations (change reservation names) and our room was given AWAY. We are canceling our family reservation and will NEVER return. DO NOT COME HERE!!!! Worst service I have ever had.

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Austin, Texas
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95 reviews 95 reviews
18 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

We stayed in Cottage number two...right on the beach. Can't beat the location. Step out from the screened porch and you're on the sand! Great spot for families. Kids can play on the beach and you can watch from the porch, or vice versa. Longboat Key itself was nice if you're looking for a quiet spot on a really nice... More 

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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

We stayed at Sun 'n Sea 3 nights in February. Reminded me of when I was a kid staying with my folks. We stayed in a "motel-efficiency" unit, because the cottages were all booked. As others have said, it was nothing fancy, but we had a little kitchenette, and every unit even in the motel has it's own screened in... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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114 reviews 114 reviews
12 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

We love the Sun n' Sea!!! We have been going there for 7 yrs. now. It is a comfortable place on a quite beach. Each unit has a kitchen and it's own screened porch. The cottages also have a grill in the backyard.There are mostly cottages but some units in the main building are considered efficiencies. Nothing fancy but a... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

We go down often and we still want the beautiful cottages on this private beach all to ourselfs. If you tell folks about how wonderful the staff is,how beautiful the quite private beach is everyone's going to be staying there. Just because all the cottages have a full kitchen and grills to cook steaks on while your watching the sunset... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

as a kid our family vacationed on Longboat Key in the 50s and 60s. i thought those "old Florida" days were forever gone. BUT it's still alive, yes! at Sun and Sea! we stayed a week and didn't want to leave. the staff was fabulous, the room super clean, shuffle board lanes(remember that?) and we were just steps to the... More 

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Address: 4651 Gulf Of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 28
Also Known As:
Sun `n Sea Hotel Longboat Key

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