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A Place to Be Motel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   212 Casey Key Road, Nokomis, FL 34275
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Ranked #4 of 4 Nokomis B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014
sjkginny Bethesda, Maryland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Staff was friendly and responsive, other guests laid back and from all over the world. Atmosphere was inclusive and felt like a community. Under new management and you can see improvements in the quality of the rooms and cleanliness. The sunsets across the street are exquisite, not to mention beach going and fishing. Charter fishing boats available to go ocean... More

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South Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A place to be has a fabulous location on Casey Key. We could walk right across the street to the beach and had a view of Sarasota bay from our room. Prices were fair, and there was a lot to do nearby. We absolutely loved the grilling area near the pool, and gathering area that sits right on the bay.... More

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Edgecomb, Maine
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This place is great. The people are extremely nice, and the location is perfect. Maybe a little rough around the edges, but this is mainly just contained to the actual infrastructure, which hasn't been replaced in quite a while. But, if you can look past that then there are some amazing rooms in a very cool old-Florida atmosphere. This time... More

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SarahJurina, Public Relations Manager at A Place to Be Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review!! You're right, we are under new ownership. They've made a LOT of changes to the rooms already, and plan to remodel. We will see you again soon. More

Fort Myers, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Positives: (1) close to the beach - only 125 steps to the beach (2) management was willing to give a discount for our stay after we complained about no wifi (3) free giveaways like shark teeth, ref magnets and postcards at front desk (4) has a kitchen..... Negatives: (1) No wifi signal inside and in front of room 118 (2)... More

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SarahJurina, Public Relations Manager at A Place to Be Motel, responded to this review

We apologize for the dirty linens and wifi disconnection. At he time of your stay, the bank was in possession of A Place to Be. We are now under new ownership, and they have big plans to remodel each and every apartment. In the meantime, we have clean rooms, friendly touches of old Florida, and a lovely pool and deck... More

Crystal River, Florida, United States
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I used to frequent this motel many years ago and loved it then. I just returned after probably 10 years and was not impressed with the lack of updating. It was clean but everything was old and not really kept up. Especially the pool area. Lots of missing tiles and just plain old worn out furniture, etc.. The lady at... More

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SarahJurina, Public Relations Manager at A Place to Be Motel, responded to this review

Hey Sandee, thank you for your honesty. At the time of your stay, A Place to Be was owned by the bank. Now we are under new ownership, and they have re-done the pool area. All the tiles are in place, and the water is pristine! They are adding new furniture everyday and other old Florida touches to the rooms.... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

This is the third place I've stayed at on Casey Key. I prefer Suntan Terrace, but it was booked. When we got here (family of four) we were led to a studio apartment with two twin beds. Luckily, the manager realized her mistake and gave us a king one bedroom on the river. Unfortunately, it was not only upstairs, but... More

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Bath, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

We've been coming down for years. If you are looking for 5 star glitz and chocolates on the pillow, forget it. But if you're looking for an interesting, clean, comfortable old school Florida motel/marina, this is it. Friendly staff, beautiful beach across the street. A real mixed bag of rooms available, ranging from a simple efficiency to a multi room... More

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Address: 212 Casey Key Road, Nokomis, FL 34275
Location: United States > Florida > Nokomis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — A Place to Be Motel 2*
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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A Place to Be is a carefree motel on Casey Key. We are under new ownership and have made a lot of changes in new furniture and old Florida touches in all the rooms. We will be remodeling soon, so check back for exciting changes. So far, the pool has been remodeled and proves a great place to relax. Grill out on one of our three large grills in the outdoor sitting area. We also offer boat slips, and have a large deck overlooking the bay and boats. ... more   less 
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