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Gulf Shore Beach Resort Motel

317 Casey Key Road, Nokomis, FL 34275
Gulf Shore Beach Resort Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We've been staying here for many years and I wouldn't stay anywhere else!Joe and Shirley are the most laid back folks I know.We have always had a great time!It's so nice that we can bring our dog with us...We love Casey Key,and you will too!

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SarahJurina, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shore Beach Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving feedback about your experiences at Gulf Shores! I'm glad you enjoy your time on Casey Key with us, and we look forward to your return. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The owners are 2 of the nicest people you could meet. They also have outdoor bar-b-que grills for cook outs. Close to the Venice Inlet for Gulf boating. Nice restaurants nearby also. The Gulf is usually calm, unlike the Atlantic, great for small kids.

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SarahJurina, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shore Beach Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Motel. I know Joe and Shirley have many long-time guests that can't stay away. We appreciate you coming back every year. More 

Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We love this place, and Joe the Owner is awesome he always takes care of us no matter what. Best Beach stay in Florida - and we live in Florida! The hotel is old but very well taking care of . This is one of my most favorite place too get away from the everyday life.

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SarahJurina, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shore Beach Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, and we will see you again soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

On our Dec visit to Gulf Shores we immediately noticed something had changed ! The owner of 37 years informed us that over the summer a complete renovation of the complex had taken place ,and it shows. Painting of most units ,.landscaping, new lounge chairs,office,decks,and much more. From our last stay the difference is amazing ,and you can not beat... More 

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SarahJurina, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shore Beach Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. Yes, we have revamped quite a bit. The docks have been totally renovated, the office was cleared out and replaced with furniture for guests and staff, the gazebo roofs now have the tiki hut grass tops, but one thing is always the same - The beautiful sunsets on Nokomis Beach. More 

Nokomis, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This is a great little resort to get away from the rest of th world. To the west it opens on to the sands of the Gulf of Mexico. To the east, there is a great swimming pool over looking Sarasota Bay. Bring the fishing equipment, bate shops all over the place. Each unit has a great kitchen, fully equipped.... More 

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SarahJurina, Public Relations Manager at Gulf Shore Beach Resort Motel, responded to this review

I appreciate your reply, but it is for the wrong motel. We have no tiki bar. It may be a place down the street? Sarah More 

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I was nagging Tony to stay over on the beach and this is the reason we stayed here. The motel/lodge is so-so, old and tired but kind of what you'd expect when you are at a small sea-side resort with limited accommodation - most of the motel/lodges were overpriced. We selected the Gulf Shore because a) the duty managers were... More 

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SarahJurina, Marketing and Web Design at Gulf Shore Beach Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. The location is one of the best--both beach and bay. Rodney is actually not a manager at Gulf Shores, he does a bit of the handyman work around, and he likes to chat with guests and make them feel welcome. Again, we appreciate... More 

Plettenberg Bay
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I am glad I looked beyond some of the comments, we wanted to be on the beach, in a self catering unit, with air-con, Wifi, a nice view, outdoor seating, that is clean. Well this place had all of that, yes the buildings are old, and there are things that can be improved, but or an old place you can... More 

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SarahJurina, Marketing and Web Design at Gulf Shore Beach Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We consider Gulf Shores an old Florida motel. The interior is cute and cozy, and each apartment has its own unique pleasantries. Some have cyprus wood ceilings, others have sea-shell filled lamps, but they all lead to the beach! Rodney enjoys telling guests about Casey Key and its attractions, and does some maintenance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

It's really strange reading about the experiences of others who had such a bad time; this was our favourite stop on the whole of our trip. Rodney was an awesome character and really looked after us during our stay, helping us out finding shark's teeth on the beach and filling us in on the local vibe. We even stayed an... More 

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SarahJurina, Public Relations Manager at Gulf Shore Beach Resort Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your sparkling review. I'm glad you had a great time staying here. That's how it should be when you're on vacation. Sarah More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We booked 8 nights. On arrival the owner said we booked 9 & was going to make us pay for 9. Then he said he couldn't take my discover card & needed cash & I could go to the bank. We waited for the room to be cleaned & found marajuana in the chair on the patio of the room.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I spoke to the manager (who later claimed to be the owner when I tried to report him) for over 30 minutes about making a reservation for one night. When I called back to book, he claimed I could not stay for one night (even though he assured me this was possible before). Then he proceeded to hang up on... More 

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