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Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort

5841 Gulf Of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

December 2014, we were on the road driving to the west coast of Florida to stay at the Silver Sands Resort, and we receive horrible news; my father had just been admitted to ICU in South Florida. The nurse on the other end of the phone instructed us to head straight to the hospital. I immediately called Silver Sands, provide... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My niece got married and our family chose Silver Sands. It's nicely updated and we rented the 2 bedroom condo. Worked out well. Very clean, great service, pool was warm and the beach is private. It's a small simple resort. It worked for us because we were on the move so much. So if your looking for a simple, no... More 

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Douglas, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from 5 nights at this property. We booked a hotel room and wound up in 237 at the opposite end of the property from the Gulf of Mexico. It has a small porch/deck and is private. There was some traffic noise, but it did not wake us during the night. Room was very clean and better equipped than... More 

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Centerville, MA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Loved the resort and the beach. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was due to the pool activity. It was unsupervised. They should have a life guard. Young kids ran wild. Parents paid no attention and are also to blame. Luckily we are beach lovers, but the noise and running around was still very annoying and unending.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We loved Longboat Key! Beautiful beach and not nearly as crowded as Siesta Key. The Silver Sands was a nice little "motel style" 2 level hotel that sits directly on the beach. I love my Marriott resorts, which this is not, but I loved it all the same..no elevators to deal with! It is a more low-key vacation. The resort... More 

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Kimball, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My wife and I just finished a 10 day stay at silver sands . It was great,the staff is very nice. Lana in the office is very helpful. The rooms are very clean and well equipt The beach and pool area are also very neat and clean .You can't help but have a great time.

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Westbury, New York
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We had a one bedroom unit on the second level. We had a great view of the beach/Gulf of Mexico and the pool area. The unit was very clean and well equipped. We had maid service daily with fresh linens as needed. All was within steps of the beach and heated pool. Barbeques were available if you did not want... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Located by the beach, this resort offers appartments to spend several Days, the best time probably being October, avoiding the high season and still with good weather. It is also close to Anna María Island, which offers still more beaches and nice neighbourhoods to visit

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Oxford
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18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I suppose it is a resort because it has a pool, putting green and access to the beach, but I am not surprised they had vacancies over the holiday period. A spacious two rooms, but very small bathroom. Clean (apart from a dubious brown blanket), but maintenance not good enough. Both TVs had to be fixed, and the lights never... More 

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RVAFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort, responded to this review

We were disappointed to hear of this guests' recent experience at Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort. Our records indicate this guest did report a problem with the TV the day after arriving; at which time a member of our Maintenance Team was dispersed for resolution. Our reports show the remotes for the various TV's within the unit had been mistakenly... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Our accommodations were more than expected. Daily maid service was available including packets of coffee. Fresh towels were delivered to our door for both bath and beach. The mini-golf was a nice touch. Everything was well maintained and functioned properly. It more than met our expectations. We stayed upstairs so we could have a view of the ocean but it... More 

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