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5441 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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  • 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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Newcastle upon Tyne, England
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2009

We first visited Arbors in 1998 for 3 nights, it was lovely and always wanted to go back for a week. In December 2008 we booked Iris cottage without hesitation. If we had checked trip advisor before we booked, we wouldn't have done so, as the reviews sounded not good at all. However, each cottage has been beautifully renovated and... More

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Ft. Lauderdale
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2008

We stayed at the Arbors by the Sea for our Christmas vacation and were really looking forward to a relaxing week. Basically the property was nice but it does need some updating. Our cottage was clean at first look but later we saw mold in the shower and a lot of dust on out of the way areas. The nice... More

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Southeast Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2007

Arbors by the Sea looks nothing at all like the pictures in its brochure & on the internet site. It desperately needs refurbishing, cleaning & the owners could use some lessons in friendliness & service. The price is higher than almost all other cottages on the beach but the quality is at the very low end. The cottage was quite... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2007

Arbors by the Sea was very below our expectations. The pictures on the Internet looked so beautiful but the reality was completely different. Also the price let us expect a much more luxury place. They ask for up to 618 $ per night. For that amount of money you can get a night at the most luxurious hotel. The bathroom... More

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Middlesbrough UK
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2007

Arbors by the sea has to be my most favorite place in the world. Five beautiful cottages that are steps from the powdery white sands and blue seas of the Gulf of Mexico. I have now stayed in Longboat key three times, the first time I stayed at another place on the island,but after discovering Arbors I dont want to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2006

We just got back from Arbor by the Sea two weeks ago and we still in a very relaxing mood from this great place. The owners are very nice and are always willing to help you with any request you may have. My husband and I had a great time and we enjoyed the nice clean cottage that we stayed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2006

My husband and I just returned from a week stay at the Arbors by the Sea on Longboat key, Florida. We rented one of the beach 5 beach cottages which are all directly on the Gulf of Mexico. I've traveled quite a bit in Florida and have stayed at many beach resorts, but none compared to the uniqueness of Arbors.... More

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Address: 5441 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Arbors By The Sea Hotel Longboat Key

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