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“Paradise Found!” 5 of 5 stars
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4651 Gulf Of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228   |  
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Alpharetta, Georgia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Paradise Found!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My first time at this wonderful place! Jim & Cindy provided a warm welcome from day one! The pristine grounds to the very clean & inviting cottage to the private beach...I sing the praises of the management for making my stay enjoyable. Cindy & Jim go out of their way to make sure everyone feels like family. Got a lumpy mattress? You get a new one the next day! Need a recliner for an elderly guest? Done before he arrives! I hope this enchanting place stays around for many many years. I intend to return each year from now on. Thank you Cindy & Jim. Many hugs to you!

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Lakeland, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

After being double booked at another hotel, We happened to stop in to the Sun n' Sea cottages. After explaining our dilemma, management (Cindy) worked diligently to accomedate us and found the PERFECT cottage for my family. The Cottage was delightful and inviting, the service was excellent, and the amenities were great! We will DEFINETLY return for future vacations. Cant thank Cindy and Jim enough for providing us with a great Memorial weekend. I would STRONGLY reccomend Sun n' Sea cottages for your beach gettaways. See you soon!

Room Tip: All rooms are great!
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Gray, Maine
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Been going for 20 years Cindy and Jim are great. Clean,comfortable, and not
over priced. Would recommend to most anyone. Plenty of restaurants close by and a grocery store a few miles away. Love this place !!!!!!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ft Lauderdale, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We had just finishing working an 8 month contract and were booked into the Hilton next store for free with a voucher but that property needs a face lifting badly!....
therefore we looked across the parking lot and by chance walked over and met a wonderful couple from Ohio operating it.
We were given a key to have a look at one of the rooms suggested and took it for 3 days, which would be a $100.00 less that the Hilton.
Although daily linen service is self serve, all supplies are available and with on site $1.50 washers and dryers.
Don't hesitate booking here!

Room Tip: No pool or fitness center but depending on your week selected can be a very tranquil experience. Pl...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Longboat key is one of the nicest places I have ever been to. The sun n sea resort offers private cottages right on the beach. No streets to cross to get to the beach. Individual car ports attached to your own personal cottage. The cottages come equipped with full kitchens, wifi, foldout sofa sleepers and much more. A great place for people of all ages.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

First of all I want to say this place is not for everyone. It is nothing fancy, no pool or a lot of the other amenities people want. It is a comfortable place where you can relax, enjoy life and feel safe. This was our ninth year staying at Sun 'n Sea. We can't wait to go back each year. The cottages have everything you need to make you feel at home. They each have a full kitchen and a grill out back. If you don't want to cook there are plenty of great restaurants nearby. Cindy and Jim manage the Sun 'n Sea and are great. They make you feel at home. The beach is right there for you to enjoy. They have beach chairs and chaises and pool toys for the kids. We see many of the same people from year to year. Many have been coming for a lot more years than we have. We make our reservation from year to year. Our favorite thing to do while we are there is to watch the sunset over the Gulf. We never get tired of seeing it. We love to walk on the beach and sit on the beach and to go in the water. Most days it is so calm and is most enjoyable. We hate it when it is time to leave. Can't wait to back next year.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sanford, Florida
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We have been staying at Sun'n Sea since 1994 and have never been disappointed. Every unit we have stayed in has been well maintained and very clean. If you are looking for a great location that is peaceful and quiet this is the place to stay. The present management is always friendly and making sure you have everything needed during your stay. Over the past several years they have improved on what has always been a perfect place to vacation. The only problem is we cannot stay longer!!!!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Sun 'n Sea

Address: 4651 Gulf Of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 20 Specialty Lodging in Longboat Key
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 28
Also Known As:
Sun `n Sea Hotel Longboat Key

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