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Suntide Island Beach Club

850 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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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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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spend a week here with other couples. The rooms were small - but clean and comfortable. The bed was fine. The kitchen was okay for making small dinners but was minimally equipped with dishes, utensils, and glassware. It worked for our week on the beach. The rooms do not really have a view of the ocean from inside -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We very much enjoy Suntide. It is right on the beach and the rooms are clean and have small equipped kitchens. Right down the street from St. Armands Circle which is great for strolling around or a nice dinner. The resort and beach are also quiet and less commercial which we prefer.

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Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Suntide is a very well maintained self-catering resort, we have always found all the staff friendly and helpful. Location is ideal for all parties, couples of all ages and families alike. The beach is just a very short walk away, truthfully if you can not manage 30 yards should you be on any beach? This is not some flash hotel... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Rooms are ok, not new but clean and everything works! Nice layout and comfortable bed and living room! Staff have been helpful, lots of beach chairs if you like or the pool is nice as well. The circle is only a 1 mile walk. Beach is good for walking sand is packed close to water. Not very wide from sand... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is a timeshare rental so don't expect "hotel" services. The rooms are clean, the property is well maintained and it is a close drive to St Armand's Circle. Nice amenities and right on the beach. You can walk to the Lido Beach Resort which has a restaurant and bar. Very relaxing area.

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North Royalton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A little piece of paradise. Suntide is a beach resort on the Gulf of Mexico. Very relaxing, clean, well maintained and a friendly staff. Each condo is equipped with all the comforts that you will need for your stay. A short drive (or walk) to St. Armands Circle where you find enough excellent eateries that, realistically, you never have to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I have been a timeshare owner of this resort for more than 20 years and love it. The larger one bedrooms and two bedroom apartments are definitely more comfortable. It is an older resort and not lavish but is very clean and extremely well maintained. The furnishings are updated regularly, and the pool and spa are clean and kept comfortable... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We come and stay 2-3 weeks in December/January every year for the past 10 years. The resort is very cozy and clean. Every year we come they have done some fantastic updates to the place. The front desk is very pleasant and accomodating with most requests. We have to change units each week, but there is always somebody on hand... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

So the beds were tiny first off,second the shower in the master bedroom was teeny tiny a grown adult could barely fit in it.. third absolutely no views at all... and to beat it all I called and see if we left something and they say no.. but you were charged $25 for late check out we were in the... More 

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Haworth, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Just recently got back from an amazing trip to florida-despite the disappointing part of the trip which was at the Suntide. Yep I, like many of you, did not want to believe the negative reviews on this site. I thought people are too critical and maybe over sensitive. I then figured with a four star rating and a quick analyzation... More 

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