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“Still great after all these years” 5 of 5 stars
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5330 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228   |  
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“Still great after all these years”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2006

I went back after many years and it is STILL the best. These cottage are perfect. I have been on the beach side and the bay side and they are both equally nice. I stayed in Unit 15 back on the bay and it was soooooooo peaceful. Very,Very, Very quiet. Mornings were perfect. I would get me coffee and just sit and listen to the quiet.

As for Long Boat Key......the best. We visited Siesta Key, Bradenton,Anna Maria, Holmes beach, and Venice and Long Boat is by far the nicest.

We loved it so much, I put in a request while I was there this spring break and got the beach side unit for next spring break. They are a little more expensive than a holiday inn but for a once a year vacation, it is worth it!

Stayed July 2006
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2006

Little Gull is a great place to stay, its the best looking accomodation along the beach. The facilities are fab, nice places to eat, shops, beach all within very short walking distance. Its a really nice locations too with access to both the lagoon and the beach.
We took two babies with us and had a lovely time, the only down side it that it takes ages to get anywhere because of the access roads along the key, but we were okay with that as we had no plans (and no reason) to travel very far from our base.

Stayed February 2006
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2005

great location,very clean,loved the cottages. we stayed in a very small cottage. they do have different size cottages.when i travel i do not stay much in the room. clean, neat . this place is right on the ocean.my family and i would return and be very happy.

  • Stayed August 2005
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Little Gull Cottages

Address: 5330 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Amenities:
Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 20 Specialty Lodging in Longboat Key
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cape Cod style cottages elegantly border a red brick road that runs from the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico to Sarasota Bay. Little Gull offers fully furnished, luxury one, two, three and four bedroom cottages with four poster beds and wood burning fireplaces. Each cottage has a fully equipped kitchen, two cable televisions, linens, central heat and air, private phones, with laundry facilities either in your cottage or free on site. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Little Gull Cottages Hotel Longboat Key

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