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The Sands of Treasure Island

11800 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island, FL 33706
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Ranked #33 of 45 Hotels in Treasure Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015
JayHav88 Jacksonville, North Carolina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Been going here since I was a kid. Love the place, don't change a thing. The staff are the friendliest. I always get the same room each year, sure its not the most up to date place, but that is what I like about it. I will continue to recommend The Sands to everyone.

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Hometown, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I just left the Sands and was there for 9 days. I booked Jan.20 for 7 nights. I was told I would get room 114....by the pool. I called 2 weeks later to see about adding 2 more days...yes I could but have to move to 107. I received a call April 27th saying the rates went up $10.00 a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Let me just begin with, I was not expecting anything fancy at The Sands. My expectations were low. But I will never ever go back to this place. First of all, less than 24 hours before check in (7pm the day before to be exact) I received a call from The Sands informing me that my rate was going up... More 

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Inverness, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We will come back. We loved The Sands. It is old, no doubt about it. But it has much charm. It was clean. If the carpet was replaced, it would get an excellent rating, instead of very good ;). The pool is great, the beach is great. Our room had 2 double beds as there was 4 of us one... More 

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Keswick, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I love the set-up of the hotel!, pool in the middle, incredible beach right behind it. Had to be the most affordable spot on the beach. Love the 50's decor (built in 1947). Rooms very clean, comfy beds. Best spot. All you need is malt shop on location! Only stayed one night, wish it was more.

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Essex, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

My wife's family have been coming to Treasure Island since she was a little girl and always stay at The Sands. I've now visited several times myself, the last couple of times with our own young daughter. Simply put, this place just has a great vibe about it that I love. Location is incredible, layout and look of the hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed here since I was a little girl and now I bring my family here. Comfortable, clean, spacious, retro rooms, a heated salt water pool, shuffleboard, a grill, Bob at the front desk is friendly and helpful, great location and the most bang for your buck...truly a gem and I hope it is around down the road for my... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Stayed 2 nights for New Years eve. We had room 204. We thought room had kitchenette but only had microwave and toaster. Asked if there was another room available because we planned on making our new years day black eye peas and collard greens. There was another room available but couldn't trade the view for a stove. Luckily our friends... More 

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Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Although while we were there it was not busy there is limited parking. The staff was friendly and the layout of the motel was nice. The best part of the motel is it's location. We stayed for two nights in one of the balcony ocean view rooms. Simply put the room was in bad need of an update! The balcony... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My 'Tribe' has been to the Sands a few dozen times over the past 30 years or so. It is a wonderful reminder of a time when the pace of life was a little slower...a little more personal...a little less pretentious and filled with 'fluff'. The Sands is as much 'luxury' as I personally can handle. All my kids (5... More 

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