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Suntide Island Beach Club

850 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Girvan, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been visiting this location for many years. The staff are helpful, professional and cheerful. The location and the ambience around the site are hard to beat. We have been looking for years for the perfect place but so far have not found one, This comes close, being within walking distance of St Armands Circle, having a brilliant beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, I've seen the poor reviews, and I can understand how the staff can come across unfriendly to those who are not owners and have traded in. But I assure you they are friendly people once you get to know them. I've been coming here on and off since about 1981 at age 8 and now have been bringing my... More 

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Thank Jason W
Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I agree with a lot of other reviews. The staff is not very friendly at all. The only person who actually took time to talk to us was the maintenance guy, He was very friendly and we swapped stories etc as I am from a conversion property as well, I wish I would have remembered his name. Not much information... More 

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Gilford, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location is perfect. Lido beach is wonderful. With walking distance to terrific restaurants and shops. As an exchange on RCI the rooms are on small side but clean and maintained. It is not a good exchange. Compared to a Marriott exchange much to be desired. Management not warm and fuzzy don't necessarily care if you're there or not. No one... More 

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Harriman, New York
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed here at least 3 times and are returning this summer. The pool area is small, but never feels crowded, and the beach is a short walk. The beach near the resort is not crowded, and we've spotted dolphins swimming very close by. The one bedroom has a full kitchen and there's a laundry facility on premises. Close to... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Suntide is right on the Lido Beach and within walking distance to the best shopping and restaurant district, St. Armands Circle.The beach is one of the best in Florida with 2 great Tiki Bars close by!!The sunsets are spectacular with beautiful views of the Gulf and are a Happy Hour event every night! The condo was comfortable and clean. We... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

My dad found suntide by accident about 25 years ago when my mum was sick in the car and we just needed somewhere to stop and sleep and have been back about 12/13 times since. The décor is dated but they are clean and comfortable rooms with well equipped bathrooms/kitchens. air con/tvs are brilliant. I hate that there is no... More 

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Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Very nice place, very few rooms face the gulf. Sleeper sofa mattress is terrible, it's new but goes right to the bar. We had a nice size room, master bed was a queen, but comfortable. Everything else was nice. No maid service, you take your own garbage and recycling out. Towel exchange 2 days per week, you take them to... More 

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Lenexa, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Ok, let's get this out of the way first: If you are expecting a flashy, glitzy, trendy hustle-bustle, activity-packed establishment, you are going to be disappointed. However, if your main criteria is a nice, quiet, clean place, with a nice pool, that is mere steps away from an amazing beach, then you will be happy at the Suntide Island Beach... More 

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Plainfield, IL
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

My Family and I spent a week at Suntide Island Beach Club, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL. It’s a condo timeshare rental which is absolutely wonderful. Very clean and well kept. Our condo slept six and had a kitchen, which worked well with our children. Monday they had a free welcome continental breakfast, and Wednesday they had a hot dog lunch... More 

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