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Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort

2.0 of 5 Condominium   |   5841 Gulf Of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
NoraFrydman Sunnyside, New York
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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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Bethesda, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Customer service is NOT a priority at this property. Check in and Check out seem to produce extreme anxiety in the reception staff person. . We tried to get our key or at least check in at 3:40 but we were told that such requests just could not be processed and there were about one hundred reasons for that and... More

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Sunnyside, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Silver Sands for a week. Note that the place doesn't compromise check-in or check-out time (take note just in case). Maybe in the summer time they're busy although we don't think so. Many people come here even in the summer because it's a beautiful place. The beach is quiet, mostly for families. The beach is calm most... More

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

Thank you for your kind remarks and description - we love the shelling aspect too! We are happy to accommodate adjusted check-out and check-in times if your unit is available. Unfortunately summer is our busiest time of year at Silver Sands so we often have back-to-back bookings and therefore must prepare the room accordingly. However please let us know if... More

Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very happy when we checked in. Our unit was clean and had everything we needed and more. The location on the beach was perfect. Pool area and common grounds were well maintained. The response time for service was outstanding. I noticed a tear in the screen and I was startled by a small snake. I mentioned it to... More

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Lakeland
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here last year and had a great time, but this year had several issues. We arrived at 3:15 and were told we could not check in. And the woman was very rude. Hard to believe with an 11 am check out that the room would not be ready by then. Our DVD player did not work and the... More

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The bed, as others have noted, was hard and squeaky. The a/c units are in each room and are a little noisy, as well. I found it hard to get a comfortable setting for the a/c at night. The grounds are nice and the room was nicely decorated. Please, people, get new beds for your guests.

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

We were disappointed to hear of this guests dissatisfaction. We've passed on their suggestions to the appropriate parties. More

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This is a lovely property directly on the beautiful white beaches of Longboat Key. The grounds were perfectly manicured, pool was crystal, the staff was outstanding! Our room was very nicely decorated, there was a mini fridge, coffee pot, blender, toaster, microwave...very convenient. The only thing was that the bed was incredibly hard and squeaked so loudly with every small... More

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

We were disappointing to hear this guests complaint with the accommodations. Their constructive comments have been provided to the appropriate departments for consideration and a member of our Management Team has reached out to them personally. More

Lecanto, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We were treated very well at the office at check-in. We had arrived in town a few hours early, and fortunately our room was indeed ready, so we were able to get our things out of the car. We hit a local spot for a nice lunch and then went for a walk on the beach. Nice and private beach... More

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Byram, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Spent a week. Nice pool, nice room. No ice machine. The room we rented had a very old basic TV. I know, "your at the beach" but one cannot stay out all day in the sun and at night it is nice to settle in and have some down time. For the price of the room, a flat screen would... More

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

Thank you for your comments and suggestions. We've forwarded them to the appropriate party; and were happy to hear your stay was enjoyable. More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We recently held our large family vacation at Silver Sands. Approximately 30 of us attended. As always, we enjoyed our stay. This is the fifth year we have stayed at this location. The rooms were clean and well maintained. The staff was friendly, hard-working, and polite. We enjoyed the pool, the tropical gardens, and the beautiful beachfront location. We will... More

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

My little brother booked this hotel for one night a few weeks ago. I was a little nervous about this place because it was my husband and I, and him and his girlfriend. We booked a room and got an email that the room was one king bed and two single beds. Kind of a bummer. After arriving at the... More

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Additional Information about Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort

Address: 5841 Gulf Of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort 2*
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Let your senses be your guide at Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort on Longboat Key. From the moment you arrive at this Gulf front condominium complex, you will be in sensory overload. The aroma of tropical flora and warm salty air surround you on Longboat Key - this bouquet of scents will have you returning to this beautiful destination again and again. Are you in need of some relaxation? Why not take a walk along our private beach and take a dip in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. We have the most beautiful sunsets to offer here on Florida's Southwest coast - we invite you to relax in a complimentary lounge chair at the beach as the sun sets in her many array of colors.Our on-site amenities are plentiful and include a heated, Gulf front swimming pool, putting green and shuffleboard courts, private beach access, BBQ area, and on-site office. Choose from our various unit styles that include: hotel rooms, one- and two-bedroom units with an assortment of views to choose from including garden, pool/Gulf front and Gulf front views. All units come equipped with a full-size kitchen or kitchenette, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access and daily maid service. We invite you to book your Silver Sands vacation and create memories that will last a lifetime. ... more   less 
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