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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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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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Oxford
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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Howey in the Hills, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort, Room 250 which directly faces the Gulf of Mexico. Everything they advertise about this reesort is true. No disappointments at all. The room was one of the cleanest rooms I have stayed in. It had everything you would need to enjoy your stay. The property is tropical and beautiful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We've stayed at a few places on Longboat Key for some alone time, weekend getaways. Unit 246 at the Silver Sands has been our favorite so far. Very comfortable condo, home away from home. Modern appliances and TVs, and the central A/C was far better than a wall unit. Literally steps from the Gulf.

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Oviedo, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My family of 3 stayed at the Silver Sands Labor Day weekend. While other beaches nearby were packed with people, we enjoyed a great secluded and private beach. The water and sand were just perfect. The pool was very well maintained. We had beach towels, umbrellas and lounge chairs. The room was very clean with all cooking appliances in perfect... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort had the worst bed I ever slept in and... cost me $172 a night. Now a week later I am still laid up with a bad back from that joint after two Dr visits. Front desk didnt seem all that concerned. Not cool. Fridge had rust on the bottom outside. A/C noisy wall unit and... More 

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

A member of our Management Team reached out to this guest upon departure to offer our apologies on their dissatisfied stay. We've also taken measures to coordinate with the owner a replacement on the bed. As always, our guests' feedback is very important and we thank this guest for their feedback. More 

Brandon, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I lost my cross there and have been trying to reach a person for a week. It has a lot of christian valve to me and I cannot get anyone to answer. Old interior chairs and bed. Tube TV and doesnt work. there are owned by slum loads and nobody cares , just rent and get the money.

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

Upon departure, a member of our Management Team reached out to this guest to offer our sincere apologies for the lack of communication. We were relieved to hear the missing necklace was in fact found within their suitcase, and we've taken appropriate measures to ensure future guests do not experience the same. More 

Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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

We were disappointed to hear of this guests experience at Silver Sands on Longboat Key. We are happy to accommodate adjusted check-out and check-in times if the unit is available. Unfortunately, we often have back-to-back bookings and therefore must prepare the room accordingly in order to provide exemplary service to all of our guests. A member of our Management Team... More 

Sunnyside, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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 

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