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Rolling Waves Cottages

6351 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Halifax, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stumbled across Rolling Waves one evening and after booking in for two nights we realized this is a "Keeper!!" We spent one week there and left wishing for a second. Shelley, the manager, is amazing. Her dog only adds more to this personnel accommodation allowing my husband the pleasure of walking him every morning. The location was perfect, very... More

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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two wonderful weeks at Rolling Waves. These quaint cottages have been updated. The atmosphere was quiet and very private. The beachfront cottage offered a pretty view of the ocean which could be seen from the front deck. The sandy beach stretched for miles lending itself to long, peaceful walks. The cottage was clean, well-equipped and very comfortable with... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

My husband took me to rolling waves for my birthday. We stayed overnight in cottage number 6. It was built in the 1940's- and there are only 5 or 6 cottages on this property. It is quaint, quiet, a great location. The beach was spectacular. The cottage was clean and had everything we could need-- including beach chairs and umbrella.... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

We loved staying here! It has a quaint feel of a bungalow seaside retreat. I love that you can park right beside your cottage, no lugging bags up stairs! Laundry facility and chairs available very convenient! Love that the ocean is close to the cottages too!

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

My boyfriend and I booked a week vacation at Rolling Waves Cottage and we could not have been happier. We stayed in cottage #8 beach front. Our cottage was clean,bright and airy with a great view. We enjoyed the fully equipped kitchenette and the outdoor grill. The beach was very clean and at times we felt like it was our... More

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Winter Garden, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

My husband and I have been coming to longboat key for at least 5 yrs for our anniversary and have always seen the Rolling Waves cottages and finally decided to try staying for our 16th anniversary. Since I'm self employed we always stay in very economical places miles from the beach and spend most of our time away from the... More

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West Palm Beach, FL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

What a treasure! This cluster of beachfront cottages exudes Old Florida and Charm. The cottages are adorable, have everything you would need, and feel spacious even for a group. From my first conversation with Shelley on the phone, to her warm welcome upon our arrival, to sitting and chatting with her at the firepit, she really made this girls' getaway... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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20 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We were in Bradenton Beach in a Hotel we didn't like and were therefore phisically looking for something else nearby. Shelley welcomed us in a most friendly way, even late at night. So we moved to her place the next day and it was definitely worth it!! A wonderful spot, nice cottages, friendly people, calm area, close to the ocean,... More

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South Portland, Maine
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

I found this gem last year when looking for a self catering cottage on the beach near Sarasota. I had no idea I would fall in love with these quaint, perfectly located beach cottages! We just returned from our second year at Rolling Waves- we were there the first week of April; this time we brought our best friends with... More

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South Portland, Maine
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

In my other reviews, I've been as objective as possible. I make no claim to objectivity in this review at all. This was our second trip to RW, and it just got better. We plan to make it our annual winter trip for as long as it lasts. More on that later. We enjoyed our 2012 trip so much, we... More

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Address: 6351 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #6 of 20 Specialty lodging in Longboat Key

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