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Arbors by the Sea

5441 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

A delightful collection of cottages with private and easy access to the beach. Originally built in 1949, these units have been fully updated with modern improvements without losing any of the charm that makes cottage living so comfortable and enjoyable. The website provides excellent detail and will help you choose the right cottage for your trip. Amenities include gas grills,... More

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Our family of 6 stayed at the Jasmine cottage. We loved it! The Jasmine has two bedrooms, two baths and a sofa bed. The cottage was beautifully decorated and had all the necessary items needed to enjoy the beach, cook meals and enjoy the beauty of the area. We have stayed at one of the resorts on Longboat before which... More

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Pasadena, California
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I went here with my family and 2 other families that we are really close with, and it was absolutely perfect. Since there are 5 different cottages, the parents of each family had their own smaller cottage to stay at with their younger children, and the older kids all stayed together in the two larger cottages. It was nice because... More

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

Charm, location and amenities made this lodging a great value. Party of 6, stayed in the 3-bedroom Rose cottage. Space was just right for our group, parking was an issue - some guests brought more cars than their allotted space, which meant the others had to jockey for space or find an alternative. Unfortunately, staff was not helpful. Quiet location... More

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Wolcott, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I took my son and his wife for a long weekend. We stayed in the jasmine cottage. It is closest to beach. It is adorable. 2 bdrm/2 bath. It is decorated very beachy. Nice furnishings. Plasma tvs in each room. Kitchen fully equipped. Nice patio with gas grill facing beach. Nice enclosed porch. Short walk to beach.... More

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Berea, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Longboat Key in January is practically paradise...especially a week spent in Ivy Cottage amidst near-record high temperatures. After two previous stays at LBK's Silver Sands, we retirees particularly appreciated the quiet and privacy of the cottage. Well worth the additional expense. We also enjoyed George's hospitality and helpfulness, convivial sunset gatherings with other Arbors vacationers and walking to Harry's and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

My husband and I stayed at Arbors by the Sea over the Thanksgiving week-end, and we loved it! We stayed in the Ivy cottage, and it was clean, comfortable, and beautifully decorated. We served dinner to our friends, and the kitchen had everything we could possibly need. The private beach is beautiful, and it was uncrowded and great for walking!... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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31 hotel reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

What a wonderful stay! My husband and I stayed at Arbors by the Sea for 3 nights over the Thanksgiving holiday. As we pulled up to the Iris cottage, the 1-bedroom we’d chosen, George greeted us in the parking lot. He gave us a nice walk-through of the cottage and welcomed us to Longboat Key. The cottage was sparkling clean... More

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Tampa, Florida, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

What a treat! These cottages are just divine - I wish it could be my home away from home! The beautiful kitchen was well equipped and allowed us to really feel like at home for the weekend. My husband and I were just thrilled at how at home we felt in these beautifully renovated cottages. Not to mention the pristine... More

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

These cottages are awesome! Very convenient, clean, and great location. Looks like they've been renovated recently. It's like your own little house on the beach with full kitchens, flat screen TV's, granite countertops, and multiple layout options. Each cottage has it's own gas grill and patio area. The beach is awesome on LBK...not crowded, great water, white sand. The restaurants... More

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Also Known As:
Arbors By The Sea Hotel Longboat Key
Arbors By The Sea Hotel
Address: 5441 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #7 of 20 Specialty lodging in Longboat Key

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