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Beach Castle Resort

3.0 of 5 Condominium   |   5310 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Madison, Wisconsin
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43 reviews 43 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved staying at Beach Castle in April 2013! The condos are individually owned and then managed by a central office. The place isn't too big, so it's not very noisy. We had a 2 bedroom unit on the 2nd floor. Decent sized kitchen, bedrooms, and dishwasher. We enjoyed the 2 balconies also tremendously. There is a nice pool and... More

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chicago suburbs
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Booked through expedia. Unit was ok but really needed some updating. As each unit is owned independently, perhaps other units had better decor. We did have a nice view of the intercoastal and the grounds were well maintained. Having just come from Siesta Key - I will go back there. Lots of high end condos at Longboat but the beach... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Hired a 2 bedroom apartment for family. Arrived noon but the room wasn't ready until 4pm. Not great with a baby. Once in the room was clean and tidy. All amenities provided. Wifi _ check...what else is there! No major grumbles. Reasonable value given the stunning location.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Stayed at the Tradewinds Resort, Anna Maria Island for about ten years straight during the 4th of July holiday. Tradewinds got to be run down and the staff were consistently rude! Anna Maria itself is crowded and the main street is narrow and unsafe for children. Summer rains often flood many areas of the main drag there and the sidewalks... More

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Bloomfield, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Last stayed here in 1985. Great site improvements to the property. Clean condos, beautiful landscaping, right on the beach. Dock available. Gas grill available. Swimming pool and beach access. Helpful front office staff. Will stay again!!

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Longboat Key, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

Have been coming to Longboat Key for over 30 years and The Beach Castle is a mid key gem. Small complex that has everything. Beach, fishing dock on the Bay, Pool, Hot tub and tennis court. Close to (walking distance) of great restarants, shopping and park. Recently stayed in unit #2 a completly updated 2nd floor Gulf front unit and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We have been staying at The Beachcastle Resort for 8 years and it just gets better and better. Our favorite is unit 1on the gulf side which has a nice deck and a short walk onto the beach.Go and see for yourself.

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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We stayed here for two nights with three other couples. Great place...small but perfect. We stayed in units 21 & 22 and they were perfect for two couples each...very, very clean and comfortable. It's great having a kitchen, even if we didn't cook. Just being able to have room to put out snacks, make coffee and have dessert is wonderful.... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

we go to LBK several times a year and cannot find a better resort. small, clean and beautiful, the Beach Castle has all the amenities of the larger rental condos and yet only has 21 units so they are rarely crowded. Unit 3 is my favorite but all the units are close to the beach and bay. awesome property and... More

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Chesterfield, MO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Beach Castle is a good value and an OK place to stay. Most condos are individually owned so they are all a little different in terms of furniture and decor. Our condo was a 2/2 and very basic. The pool is a little small but the beach is quiet and just a short walk if you stay on the gulf... More

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Address: 5310 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Beach Castle Resort 3*
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Between the azure blue of the Southwest Florida skies, and the turquoise Gulf of Mexico waters sits Beach Castle Resort on Longboat Key. A true beach-to-bay community, Beach Castle rests on one of the narrowest points of this prestigious island allowing the community to extend from the Gulf side to the bay side – a quality few have the privilege to carry. With various locations to choose from, including Gulf front, bay front, pool and garden views – this charming resort caters to even the most discerning traveler. Equipped with spacious one-, two-, and three-bedroom options, this 21-unit condominium resort offers a laid-back appeal. Beach Castle Resort is a classic choice with amenities that cater to an array of travelers providing the perfect vacation experience. Holding a reputation on the island as one of the top accommodation options, Beach Castle Resort exudes charm and perfection that wins the hearts of all who stay here. Many of our guests return year-after-year. Economically priced, combined with exceptional furnishings and unique amenities including private beach access and a bay front fishing or boating dock, Beach Castle offers vacationers a glimpse into reminiscent days of Old Florida charm and private getaways. ... more   less 
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