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Suntide Island Beach Club

850 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Jersey Shore
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 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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5 Thank CelticMutt
Marshfield MA
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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1 Thank caz6428
Woodland Park, Colorado
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27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 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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3 Thank BlueInColorado
Munster, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I have to comment on the bad reviews that Suntide is getting. My family has stayed at Suntide since the place opened. They do have several rules but the rules that they have are for the protection and courtesy of the guests. You that complain about the rules are usually the ones that violate the rules. As far as the... More 

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4 Thank LMD281
Kenton, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Unfortunely on our thrid day, our unit was robbed. Someone took our cash. We did not know the unit had a safe, found it in the kitchen in a bottom cabinet No compassion, empathy or sorrow from the management. When the police arrived, they brought them in our back door, not sure why other than not to be noticed. Otherwise... More 

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3 Thank Jayma D
Miami, Florida
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

simply the nations best beach and clean ,quiet price reasonable and walking distance to downtown Sarasota and steps away from St Armand circle world class dining and shopping love you Cheryl tony and Bonnie

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3 Thank julio g
Llanfair Caereinion, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We arrived back home on 31st August 2013 having spent a week at this resort. We had two apartments, a one bed and a two bed. Prior to our arrival we were a bit concerned about some of the poor reviews, particularly concerning overbearing management and the huge list of "do's and dont's". I have to say we wished we... More 

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Owen Sound, Canada
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

On the Gulf Beach. Excellent sand beach. Near St. armaund Circle upscale shopping area. The rooms were clean but a bit dated. We wear next to the pool about 15 steps away and that was terrific. The whole area is hey beautiful resort area with lots of things to do. Grocery shopping at cetera nearby.

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1 Thank Scott W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I have been coming to Suntide since I was 8 years old. My Mother an owner since 1988, and now for the past 3 years I have been renting my own unit during week 33. There are many families here who we have watched each summer as kids grew up, had kids of their own, and we have also lost... More 

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2 Thank traderr007
Merritt Island, Florida, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This is not a resort, the rules are excessive and the management is very rude and controlling. I was harassed by the manager of the resort upon arrival in a very unprofessional manner. It is a shame that a start of a vacation has to be a negative experience.

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