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Sunshine Motel

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1602 Tamiami Trail South, Venice, FL 34293 (Formerly Oza Inn)
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Ranked #3 of 3 Venice B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
RonnieB122 DeLand, Florida
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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DeLand, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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56 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is definitely old style Florida motel. It has been well maintained, is very clean, and the staff super friendly. We checked in several hours late, and found a note in the lobby directing us to our room. The manager came down to make sure things were to our liking, and let me know that she had taken the liberty... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Stayed here over the 4th of July weekend and it was AWESOME! The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. They even walked us to our room! Who does that anymore?! Quiet, clean, and nice. I would stay here again for sure! The price was a huge key point too! The rooms were spacious and well kept. They had all the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The airline had lost my luggage and when i arrive late at the oza inn they were so helpful giving me things to help me out, can't thank them enough in the end i had a wonderful stay and will defiantly stay here again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

1st. time in this area. Very friendly, helpful, knowledgeable owners. Recommended great places to eat. 3 mile drive to the beach - very clean. Close to Restaurants. Oza Inn was just like the website - no surprises. Immaculately clean. Wished we could have stayed longer than 1 week.

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