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Gulfside Beach Resort

4711 Gulf Of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228 (Formerly Hilton Longboat Key Beachfront Resort)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Land O Lakes, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

It will be sad to see this hotel close for 18 months, it is the best place to stay on Longboat Key. We have been coming here for over 30 years. Truly magnificent. My 4 children have come to make this hotel the first place to take friends and family for stays at this hotel. My one son got married... More 

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LBKGM, General Manager at Gulfside Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we look forward to serving you once our renovations have been completed. More 

Longboat Key, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This is a beautiful hotel right on the beach in Longboat Key, Florida. Because we were celebrating my birthday, our room was upgraded to a corner room overlooking the beach. We select only hotels that offer balconies, and this room offered us a spectacular view and amazing sunset. Returning from my birthday dinner, we found a full bottle of champagne... More 

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LBKGM, General Manager at Gulfside Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 Star Review, the staff will be thrilled that we exceeded your expectations. More 

Raleigh, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I wish someone would have told me that this hotel is closing for 1 1/2years in 2 weeks to get completely remodeled. Currently this does not look or feel like a Hilton property. There were holes in the ceiling, bugs in my room, peeling paint, old and out dated everything, and just not up to Hilton standards in my opinion!... More 

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LBKGM, General Manager at Gulfside Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor after your recent stay with us. We appreciate your feedback as it assists us on improving our service and quality. Once our renovations are complete we would welcome another opportunity to serve you. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The resort has a nice beach location and is a great place to unwind. Large rooms with nice balconies are very accommodating. Carpets are aged and water pressure is rough; however, the staff is very nice and the resort has a smooth yet rustic beach feel. I would recommend the resort as excellent if they did a little upgrading. Very... More 

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LBKGM, General Manager at Gulfside Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your experience at the Longboat Key Hilton on Trip Advisor, I will make certain all the staff members see your comments. More 

boynton beach
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful experience at this resort. Our room was spacious, clean and had a wonderful view of the Gulf .The receptionists Luke and Magda were especially helpful. Both pool and beach had lots of chaise lounges.

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LBKGM, General Manager at Gulfside Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 Star Review of the Hilton Longboat Key, we look forward to seeing you again. More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This place is better than the reviews. It is not a hotel with lots of bells and whistles. It is basic, but it is clean. The rooms are fine and roomy. The reviews make this place out to be a pit with moldy hallways and rooms falling apart. Not so at least for us. The place is closing soon for... More 

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LBKGM, General Manager at Gulfside Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your Trip Advisor Review and we look forward to serving you after our renovations are complete. More 

Bainbridge Island WA, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We had an amazing short visit! Beaches are magnificent and the Staff is amazing! WE would love to go back soon and relax more...there is a major remodel coming soon and they say the hotel will be closed for two years but we loved the quaint dated feel to the place and the fact that on a Monday and Tuesday... More 

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LBKGM, General Manager at Gulfside Beach Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write a 5 Star review of your recent trip to Longboat Key. Please come and visit us again. More 

Cleveland, Tennessee
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145 reviews 145 reviews
47 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This is an older property no doubt but the location is great and the service solid. We got a suite room and even though the room was overlooking the pool, you could see and enjoy the ocean from the deck. The lounge is adequate and again, right on the beach. This property is due to be renovated and given this... More 

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LBKGM, General Manager at Gulfside Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent trip to Longboat Key, the pool has been cleaned and the algae removed. More 

Miami, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Our room was clean, but the bathroom looked like it needed maintenance, paper coming off the wall, ugly rusting stains. If you like swimming in the pool after a long day at the beach I would suggest not to in this Hilton's pool, looks like algae and mildew have gone untreated for a while.

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LBKGM, General Manager at Gulfside Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Hilton Longboat Key, we appreciate your feedback, our hotel will be undergoing renovations thisyear and hope you will visit us again once the project has been completed. The swimming pool was closed this past Monday 5.12.14 and chemically treated to remove the Algae, it was reopened Tuesday at 4pm. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We were just passing through on our way to south Florida. The front desk clerk was excellent, and worked with us to get a basic room for one night at a lower rate than the one that was published. The grounds were beautiful, and the staff friendly. It was a nice alternative to renting locally owned small rooming houses/condos.

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LBKGM, General Manager at Gulfside Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 Star of the Hilton on Longboat Key, we look forward to serving you again. More 

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