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Suntide Island Beach Club

850 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Suntide Island Beach Club
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The sun tide is a great place to stay if you want something laid back, relaxed, whether you are using it as a place to retreat to or to launch from. It's close enough to the beach to walk, it's actually on the beach, but far enough away to get away from it for a little. The pool was good... More

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DeLand, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed in a 2BR/2BA - Unit # 215 and everything was great! This is not a fancy place, but it is very well maintained and managed. The beach is great and it's the perfect location for walking up to St. Armands for dinner and then burning off a few calories on the walk back (about 12 minutes)! They have... More

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Sainte Agathe des Monts, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Sun-Tide Beah Club on Lido beach in Sarasota Florida in April. We were walkins without reservations.We were very impressed by the unit , it's cleanliness, beach front location with direct acces and discretion of the guests. We definately intend to return on our next trip to Sarasota if units are available.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My wife and i just returned from a week at Sun Tide Beach. We were very concerned, having never been there before, about some of the negative reviews. Our experience was 5 star. We didn't find any of the negatives mentioned and found many positives. Our room was over the office and we had a perfect view of the pool... More

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133 reviews 133 reviews
38 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We spent 2 weeks here in March and really enjoyed the area. It is right on the beach, it was not crowded and there is no commercial strip so has a very peaceful atmosphere unlike other areas such as Treasure Island further up the coast. This property is a 10 minute walk to St Armands Circle, which is a lovely... More

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Shelton, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We are owners who come from the Pacific NW each year for a month. We always look forward to the stay seeing friends and the FRIENDLY staff. The rules all have a purpose and are not difficult to keep and they keep our maintenance fees down. It's usually the people exchanging in that don't like the rules, although that is... More

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Independence, Missouri
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Our Vacation didn't start very well. Upon check-in, I asked if we could get an oceanview condo. I was quite surprised when the check-in clerk laughed and said, "You're on a timeshare," as if a timeshare trade was something bad. We let that remark go and went to park our car. Assigned parking, for us, was a long distance from... More

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Jersey Shore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

My wife and I are frequent travelers to the Caribbean, often making use of our timeshare exchanges further south. Our exchange this week at Suntide was a new experience at least for me since she owned a week at a very similar facility 3 resorts to the north and had had a lot of experience with the area for ten... More

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Marshfield MA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

My wife and I had a great time at this resort. We were there last week of Sept. into first of Oct. Very clean unit. Small resort, very quiet which is what we were looking for. Beach is beautiful, we use the gas grills a lot and enjoy the Armands circle area. This was our 3rd visit to this resort... More

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Woodland Park, Colorado
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Great place for a relaxing stay!!! If you're into the beach, quiet, comfortable (not necessarily new) accommodations, with a very friendly and supportive staff ..... this is the place. Restaurants in the area (St Armands Circle) are pricey but worth it. Monday donuts and Wednesday Hot Dogs great mixing opportunity. Beds are a little hard.

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Address: 850 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Also Known As:
Suntide Island Beach Club Hotel Sarasota
Suntide Island Beach Hotel

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