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Gumbo Limbo Vacation Rentals Inc.

5610 Avenida Del Mare, Sarasota, FL 34242
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New Haven, Connecticut
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We rented the two bedroom second floor with a third bed off the kitchen on Avenida Del Mare. It was a great base of operations for our Sarasota and Siesta Key trip. The space is well maintained in and out. Kids loved the pool. I loved the grill. Location is close to everything. Walk to downtown Siesta Key in 5... More 

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VirginiaHb, Owner at Gumbo Limbo Vacation Rentals Inc., responded to this review

Thank you kindly for taking the time to write a review. I appreciate the wonderful feedback. Gumbo Limbo is a special place and I have my heart in all details. It was a true pleasure meeting you and your lovely family. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Sincerely, Virginia More 

Peoria, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We stayed in the Hideaway suite over Thanksgiving and we loved it. It was very good sized and clean. The kitchen was stocked with all the dishes/cookware you would and coffee was also provided. The courtyard area is very pretty and private. The apartment is a very short walk to the beach (pretty much right across the street) and about... More 

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VirginiaHb, Owner at Gumbo Limbo Vacation Rentals Inc., responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your fabulous review. Nothing more gives me more pleasure than having accommodated "HAPPY" tenants. Thank you. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Your's Virginia More 

Frisco, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

The rooms were very clean and accommodating. The kitchen was perfect size for lazy breakfast meals. With only 60 steps to the beach what could you want more? The owners were very nice and personable, making sure we were taking care of.

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VirginiaHb, Owner at Gumbo Limbo Vacation Rentals Inc., responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your great feedback which is much appreciated. Please contact us when you come back to Siesta Key. Best regards, Virginia More 

Culpeper, Virginia
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Unique complex with several 1,2&3 bedroom units that are well cared for, and within a very short walk to the Caribbean-blue waters of Siesta Key beach. Literally 2 minutes gets you toes in the most beautiful, cool, white sand anywhere. Island Suite is comfortable w/2 large bedrooms--1 King (yea!) and 1 Queen, as well as a Queen in the sleeping... More 

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VirginiaHb, Owner at Gumbo Limbo Vacation Rentals Inc., responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your detailed and fabulous review. I re-positioned all WiFi extenders to maximize internet connections. For both 2 bedroom apartments: The best connection is when sitting on the dining table. We are always thriving to improve, so thank you for your feedback. We are looking forward to welcome you back in March :)) Your's Virginia More 

Windermere, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My family (4 plus a baby) stayed at the island suite over Thanksgiving. We were pleased with the location, and the overall amenities. Virginia (and her assistant) was very pleasant to work with, as demonstrated by her responsiveness and her eagerness to ensure her guests a quality experience. The only complaint I have is the noise. We could hear continuous... More 

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VirginiaHb, Owner at Gumbo Limbo Vacation Rentals Inc., responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback, and I hope you except my apologies. The Island Suite is a ground floor apartment, while the Key West Suite is located directly above. It is true that the Key West Suite with its hardwood floors is the quieter apartment, and unfortunately, even though we have placed thick area rugs, noise may still travel... More 

knoxville, TN
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Siesta Key is our favorite beach vacation spot and we are thrilled to find Gumbo Limbo! After deciding at add on a couple of beach days to our Disney vacation, I started a thorough search for a condo close to the beach that would rent for 3 days...not easy! After reading reviews, we booked Gumbo Limbo and we were not... More 

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VirginiaHb, Owner at Gumbo Limbo Vacation Rentals Inc., responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. Gumbo Limbo offers at least 30 - 40 complimentary beach chairs and numerous sun umbrellas, as well as pool and sand toys. I am not sure why you did not find beach chairs at our property. I wished you would have called me. Our welcome book explains that beach chairs are on each apartments... More 

Margate, Florida
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Just got back from out first experience at Gumbo Limbo. We stayed at the Island Suite, a very spacious, clean, and serene place to relax. There were a few minor issues with the unit. One electric receptacle did not function, several door knobs very loose, the master bed headboard falling off and a hole left in the bedroom door by... More 

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Douglass, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Our family frequently vacations in Siesta Key, Fl although this was the first time we stayed at Gumbo Limbo. It was a great place to stay. One block from beach, not too far to walk to Village, nice private swimming pool, neat and clean condo with all amentaties. The only thing wished that they provided would be beach towels along... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Stayed here again with some friends for some relaxing beach and pool time. We love it here! Very quiet, and steps from the beach. Condo is very well equipped, and there was even some beach and pool toys this year which was great! Our AC acted up, and it was fixed in a timely manner thankfully! We just went to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Stayed here recently with my family and a great experience. It was very homey and clean. The location was perfect because it was right across the street from the beach, and close to the town. There was a pool which was a plus. They also provided beach items (chairs, umbrellas, beach balls, ect) Really enjoyed my stay. Will be returning... More 

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