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Rolling Waves Cottages

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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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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place via this website and booked two weeks Oct 2014. We really enjoyed ourselves the hostess and daughter along with a very dilligent housekeeping person run a very clean, old timey, fantastic piece of old Florida. The quant cottages are immaculate, renovated and just exactly the homey place we hoped to find. We highly reccomend this spot!!!

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South Berwick, Maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such a great time at Longboat Key, FL and staying at Rolling Waves Cottages made it perfect! Clean, efficient cottages on the beach with all the amenities. The staff was so helpful and made us feel very much at home. We will definitely refer our friends and hopefully get back some day!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Stayed a week and enjoyed a daily beach walk while pooch waited in the cottage. All are vintage 1940s Florida, could use updating in kitchen and bath but adequate. Most time is spent outdoors anyhow...a/c old and noisy but didn't need it much. Fabulous part of Longboat, only 1 mile to Anna Maria Island, 7 to St. Armands and Sarasota,... More 

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Troon, Scotland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stumbled across Rolling Waves in our honeymoon 24 years ago. We have been back 7 times. It is a little have in Longboat, fabulous location, clean and tidy cottages, with all you need in the kitchen and outdoor to have the best chilled vacation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is a perfect example of how to provide a quaint vacation cottage that mimics "Old Florida" in today's fast moving electronic world we live in. If you want to "get away from it all" and watch the fantastic sunsets, dolphins play in the Gulf and fish from shore for your dinner. This is your next new vacation spot! The... More 

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Nottingham
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Myself and my husband have stayed here 3 times and it's simply a little piece of paradise. Beautiful cabins, situated a stones throw away from the beach, fabulous views and amazing facilities....a home away from home! All the cabins are maintained to an extremely high standard, comfortable lounge for relaxing, amazingly furnished bedroom, clean and tidy bathroom and a well... More 

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Santee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We spent 5 days in Cottage 7 Sept. 19-24 and absolutely loved it! We travelled with our two daughters (6 and 1) and one small dog. The cottage was clean and just enough for our family. We didn't use the pullout as my husband just slept on the couch while my daughter and I slept in the bed and the... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

These picturesque old Florida cottages are wonderful! They are well kept and give the feel of times gone by. We spent a week and it was exactly what we needed. A quiet break from our busy life. No hustle or bustle. The beach is a short walk from the cottage and absolutely lovely. No crowds, no noise, just relaxation. We... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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111 reviews 111 reviews
12 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

great old florida before the interstate. My wife stayed here with her Dad in 60's and still loves it. Went by and it is good as ever. Well kept and reasonable on water on Longboat key. Good location. Try the Lazy Lobster early for 1/2 price and great dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is a taste of "Old Florida" the kind of place that reminds you of days gone by... The "cottages" are painted to match your mood, light fanciful colors that make you smile. The smile will not stop as you enter and find all you really need, no flash, just practical furnishings, comfortable not chic, ones your grandma has. The... More 

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