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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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North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here yearly since 1996. This will be our last stay here. We check out tomorrow and have been here for a week. Yesterday they brought no toilet paper or paper towels. We asked for some this morning and were told "we are out". I called the front desk and talked to Lana who informed me " we... More 

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Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up with a tiny room on the second floor with a partial view of the beach & ocean. We reserved only two nights since we had spent four nights on Sanibel, and came up to Longboat Key, more for nostalgic reasons, since my wife's family had been going here for many years to Silver Sands and the rooms... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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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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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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