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Beach Castle Resort

5310 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228
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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favorite "private" beach in the US. Beach castle never disappoints. The proximity to the gulf, amenities and amazing restaurants within walking distance are spectacular. Great for families, couples and anyone frankly looking for a peaceful getaway.

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Thank Cjmonroe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The Beach Castle Resort hotel is the perfect vacation rental if you're looking for a quiet restful spot on the beach. The staff was super friendly and accommodating. The hotel was in great condition and felt more like an apartment on the beach, than a "hotel". I especially appreciated the complimentary beach chairs and umbrellas and having direct access to... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here over Labor Day weekend. The condo was located a short walk to the beautiful beaches of Longboat Key. We stayed a condo #14 it was clean and we felt reasonably decorated for the price we paid. The screened in porch offered a nice landscaped view. There was a fantastic Publix located just down the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the beach castle resort unit 3. It was beautifully decorated and very lovely. It was on the ground floor which was great. We loved that we could walk right out to the beach. We would definitely go back! It's was great that there were chairs already on the beach for us and umbrellas also.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I was looking for a close getaway vacation and found out about beach castle resort. Even though the units are older, they are very well equipped, clean, and taken care off. The customer service is outstanding... I'll go back a little longer the next time.

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Fort Worth
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5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Poor communication from the RVA property manager! We were never informed that landscapers would be trimming brush along the property line and would take FOUR days! Their huge cherry picker truck and cut branches literally blocked the entire drive way with no access to our room. Even walking along the back of the property we had to step over rakes... More 

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2 Thank Theresa C
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

So disappointed in this resorts customer service!!! A group of 11 beach-getaway needing moms are here for the weekend. The reservations department and the Home owners association do not communicate well. There is a very fixable parking issue during an off season time that this resort is not upholding their word on after we are here instead of being hospitable!... More 

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2 Thank Tiffany D
RVAFlorida, Manager at Beach Castle Resort, responded to this review

We were disappointed to hear of this guests' recent experience at our Beach Castle Resort on Longboat Key. RVA and it's affiliated properties have always advertised a limit on the number of parking spaces available per rental unit. Our records indicate that since this group reserved two separate units, they were given four parking passes; a generous amount for the... More 

Inverness, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stayed in unit 5 which is a two bedroom oceanside with a screened in patio with a peak of the ocean. The building is right on the ocean. Just walk through a short path through mangroves and you are on the beach. Plenty of beach chairs. The unit is spacious, nicely decorated and appointed. It was very clean. No... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My hubby, daughter and daughter's friend all had a great stay at the Beach Castle over Spring Break! Great unit, wonderful air conditioning, ample kitchen, fun screened in room, superb locaton and fabulous beach. What a great way to explore Longboat Key, St. Armand's Circle, Siesta Key and Casey Key. Ran into people who have been coming here for 15... More 

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Thank MapleOnTheMoveMom
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My wife and I have stayed at the Beach Castle at least 15 times over the past three decades. When our children were younger we had a number of family vacations and in recent years thet have spent some time with us at our units or in other units. The location is beautiful and the access to the superb beach... More 

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RVAFlorida, Manager at Beach Castle Resort, responded to this review

Thank you to this guest for their recent feedback of Beach Castle Resort. Our records do indicate the guest contacted a member of our Management Team in regards to the timing of the grounds provider maintaining the property. We agreed that this was completely unacceptable, offered an appropriate apology to the guest, and have since spoken with the company that... More 

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