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“Great relaxing stay.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gulf Tides Inn

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Gulf Tides Inn
600 68th Ave, Saint Pete Beach, FL 33706   |  
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Dacula, Georgia
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“Great relaxing stay.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We go to FL to relax so Saint Pete's beach is perfect b/c it isn't too touristy. My husband and I really enjoy our one-week vacations here in late August. Dave and family are always extremely friendly, accommodating and genuinely concerned that we enjoy our stay. Rooms are simple but very clean and come with everything you need. Pool area has swings, plenty of tables and chairs. Beach is a block or two away. We pull our things in a wagon and stay at the beach all day. Good restaurants around we walk to or we drive a short ways to Clearwater or John's Pass if we need more action. All this and a great price seals the deal for us each year.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

And yes, Dave is great and so are the rooms! Heated pools and a block from the beach which is beautiful. Very relaxing trip and all of Dave's restaurant recommendations were good. Nice new bathroom was a plus!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We're just back from our first stay at Gulf Tides. It's a very relaxing place, with a nice pool or a short walk to Upham Beach, very clean, great rates, and Dave is always available. He had really good suggestions for local restaurants. We will definitely go back.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

The Gulf Tides Inn is an absolute gem of a place in St. Pete Beach. Having never been to St. Pete before all I had to go on were the Trip Advisor reviews....I'm glad I listened. I thought it perhaps such a small place could rank so high, however I took a chance and am thankful for that. There aren't many units so book early but they are spacious, extremely clean, and modern and up-to-date. The proprietor, Dave, is the real deal...whether it is advice where to eat (he batted 1000 with us) or where to go he can hook you up. He is an absolute delight and is genuinely interested in not only your well-being and comfort but that you have an enjoyable time at his establishment and in St. Pete. I cannot recommend it highly enough....you won't be sorry.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Coley's Point
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

We arrived October 30,2012 after a long flight and was greeted by a smiling face and a big welcoming "Come on in..so nice to see you again"...yes this would be Dave!!...We had some close friends with us this year and we planned on staying for two weeks instead of the three days we spent here last year. We were not disappointed ! Our friends (first timers at Dave's) could not believe how well they were treated and the beautiful place this was..they will be returning in the future. Keep up the good work Dave ..your the "Best On The Beach" !!

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  • Stayed November 2012, 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

sitting in unit #2 as i write this...what a quaint little inn...classic 1949 spanish-style structure that is clean clean clean...what a hidden gem...dave is great...thanks to accurate reviewers on tripadvisor--otherwise, i would have passed it by...

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012 via mobile

Just spent another perfect stay in the sun with Dave and Adele. There's nothing more to add than the previous reviews other than it just gets better and better every year we stay. The location is perfect, the complex is perfect for anyone's needs and Dave is just the ideal host. All the rooms have now been renovated and have sparkling new bathrooms and are always spotlessly clean. Anything you need over and above is no trouble for Dave to provide and he always goes out of his way to ensure that every guest is happy and content. We've already booked for next year and will continue to stay with Dave at the Gulf Tides Inn as its the best on Tripadvisor !

Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Gulf Tides Inn

Also Known As:
Gulf Tides Hotel Saint Pete Beach
Gulf Tides Hotel
Gulf Tides Motel
Gulf Tides Inn Saint Pete Beach, Florida
Address: 600 68th Ave, Saint Pete Beach, FL 33706
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Location: United States > Florida > Saint Pete Beach
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Saint Pete Beach
#2 Family Hotel in Saint Pete Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Gulf Tides Inn. We are a family owned and operated inn located on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. We offer beautiful apartment suites and efficiencies for your comfort during your stay in Florida. Come and enjoy our wonderful amenities, our large heated pool, free wireless internet, BBQ grill, laundry facilities, free in room safes, hairdryers, complimentary toiletries welcome set and many, many more. ... more   less 

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