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Rolling Waves Cottages

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6351 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
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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11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Jersey City, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stayed at Rolling Waves Cottages in from 04/26 through 05/6, at cottage 6. We go to Southwest Florida annually, and have previously spent time on Captiva, Sanibel, Gasparilla Island, Anna Maria, as well as another place on Longboat (Sandpiper Inn), so we have a lot of places to compare to in the same area, and Rolling Waves is really... More

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Halifax, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

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
29 helpful votes 29 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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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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Address: 6351 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Rolling Waves Cottages Hotel Longboat Key

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