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Sunshine Motel

1602 Tamiami Trail South, Venice, FL 34293 (Formerly Oza Inn)
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Ranked #3 of 3 Venice B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Naples, Fl and Battersea, On
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by this well located small motel. Room was spotless and comfortable; air conditioning, coffee pot, microwave, and fridge all clean and worked.Grounds and pool were well maintained.

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was not sure what to expect from the modest motel. After getting an early check in and a very accomodating Host, I was very Pleased! the rooms are CLEAN, CLEAN, CLEAN. Mine was a bit small, but still for the pricing. You can NOT go wrong with this place! Very happy about it.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was grateful to have found a cheap motel that smelled good, had a cold and quiet AC unit, and a small fridge. The WiFi worked good and the pool area is very well maintained. It's old but in great shape. Would not hesitate a second to take advantage of this little gem again,again, and again. Probably the best value... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Went to this cute little old fashioned motel for just a weekend get away. The price was great and it was one of the cleanest places we stayed. The owner was very friendly, always visible on the property making sure things were up to par. Every time we would see him, he would ask if we needed anything and if... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is the Oza Motel which has new ownership. It was very clean although the first morning I noticed a shampoo cap on the floor of the shower, it was gone when I returned that night. The outside light shines in through the window keeping the room lighter than I like. I did not use the pool, however, everyone I... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

There can be a problem driving in to the motel if travelling along US 41 from the south as there is no direct access to the car park. However, it can be easily accessed by following the directions carefully from the motel website. We were greeted by the friendly owners and shown to a spotless room. Yes, the motel is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Twin brothers from Illinois acquired this motel, formerly know as the OZA, just last week, and informed us that they are in the midst of making changes where they are needed the most. It is a basic row motel, with two buildings in an L shape and just a single storey in height. The feeling was one of staying in... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Yes this is an older style motel but it is by far one of the cleanest places I have ever stayed. They also offered a great breakfast/snack selection that was included free of charge. It was a little cool when we stayed there in February, but the heated pool was nice and warm even at 5 p.m. I would stay... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stayed at the Oza Inn from 1/28/15 to 1/31/15. We had come to Florida to help my cousin get her house ready for sale and she suggested we stay at Oza because of its proximity to her home. We had considered other hotels because of their national reputations and the various high ratings they had, but they weren't close... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We arrived after 9pm. Owner was very friendly. We asked to see the room and she showed us 2 options. I was surprised at how clean everything was. Parking and courtyard around the pool have an old Florida charm. This is a great escape from the "chain" hotels. Highly recommend.

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