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Sarasota Sands

2150 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to this resort since 1993 and always enjoy our visit. The condominum complex is quaint. It is very quiet and is located at the end of the street, right next to the State Park. The rooms are simple, and meticulously clean. The units range in size from a studio to larger units with more than one... More 

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

This is our 2nd home! We love it!!! Warm beautiful, inviting friendly and relaxing. We look forward to our annual stay and feel that the time flies !!! Wish there were more open windows in the condos and that the Internet worked better but on then whole we can live with that! :)

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Sun City Center, Florida
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The resort was beautiful, the people and workers very helpful, but the unit was soooooooooooo uncomfortable. We had a unit that stated it slept 6, 4 privately. In the bedroom was a double bed. The "den" slept two on the most uncomfortable sectional sofa -- the blinds did not shut out all the spotlights from the beautiful courtyard -- it... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

My family has been vacationing here since I was in 3rd grade, I love this place! Now I'm vacationing every year with my family. Located at the end of Lido Key next to a state park, the private beach is great and uncrowded. Nearby St. Armands Circle is great for dining and shopping. The area golf courses are great. Must... More 

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Pecs, Hungary
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Located at the very end of the island it offers some quiet time to relax. The beach is literally two steps away. Rooms were small but convenient and clean. No breakfast or shops, but awesome facilities available: sauna, jacuzzi, gym and a game room on the 4th floor. Perfect spot for families or small groups.

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Sweden
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63 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Ok, so the hotel is literally on the beach, which is the absolutely best thing about it. Lido beach is wonderful, the sunsets are marvellous. I have never seen anything like it. The beach is great for shelling and for sunbathing. The apartments are pretty basic but clean and have everything you need. The provide detergent and towels can be... More 

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Lockport, Illinois
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

It is older in decor, but spotless. If it's not in the room, they do offer it. You just have to ask. I think because it is timeshares, there are a few things that are different, but it is enjoyable and quiet. Every one- even people staying, are so friendly and kind. The beach is gorgeous and clean.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The resort is older and does need updating but it was clean and had what we needed. Beautiful view of the beach and 2 minute walk. People that stay are regulars but very nice and we met some great people. Would like to return here but it is full many of the times we like to go.

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Rockledge, Florida
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43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

spent a week here very friendly and clean resort. you can see the beach from all the rooms and it is a short walk from your room to the uncrowded beach. We had a great time shelling and just enjoying the beach and the great sights around the area. It was away from the hustle and bustle which made everything... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

I came here in 2011 and honestly did enjoy this place. Forget about the fact it may be dated, have no restaurant etc, it's great, affordable prices mean a family, can happily stay here for a few hours and explore and pay out more dollar on day trips and bars and hire cars. Right by the beach too, you can't... More 

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