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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

All I can say is ❤ It's a quaint condo property. It has a cute pool in the courtyard . The condos out at least ours was a one bedroom one bath , kitchen and living room. There is a laundry room available . It is on the beach and the beach is beautiful! They clean your condo everyday and...

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vilamoura
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we loved it here. Very clean beach front 1-bed apartment and friendly staff. would not hesitate to return....beats the socks off the Holiday Inn where ee stayed lsst year whilst in Indian Rocks...which incidentally...really does rock....especially on a Sunday afternoon when there is a great 3-piece band playing at Crabbie Bill's........

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Did not like management and how they treated us and our guest. We were rushed out and treated unfairly. They refused to let us pay for parking so we can enjoy the beach for the rest of the day. When asked if there was parking somewhere close the owner said about a mile in a half away. Come to find...

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Teena H, Owner at Great Heron Inn, responded to this review

Although we continually strive to meet our guests' needs, due to the small nature of our facility, we are limited in times of high occupancy. We do extend checkout time, as we did, but were unable to offer parking as there was only adequate space for residing and incoming guests. Several free public parking areas with beach access are nearby...

Jefferson, Ohio
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Since we checked in, this has been the best stay anywhere we have been in Florida.... Ever!!! Quaint, comfortable, friendly, low-key.....me, my husband, and 4 year old son are all MORE than satisfied!!!!! Highly recommend if you want a clean, friendly, convenient place on the beach to chill and play!!! Not only is there easy beach access at your door,...

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We appreciate your comments and thank you for staying with us.

West Virginia
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We have stayed here for several years whenever we visit Indian Rocks and we love it. There is a separate bedroom, nice kitchen with everything you need and a big living room with plenty of comfortable seating. Nice pool and large area to sit, sun and enjoy the gulf. The owners and staff are friendly, thoughtful and go above and...

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Paoli, Indiana
Reviewed September 7, 2016

We were looking for a reasonably priced, clean place right on the gulf for our anniversary and the Great Heron fit the bill. This is an older property but don't let that deter you from staying. It is so convenient being steps from the beach and the room is so clean and well appointed. We had a wonderful view of...

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Dayton, Ohio, United States
Reviewed August 15, 2016

We absolutely loved our stay at the Great Heron Inn! It's not in the touristy Clearwater beach area but it's a short drive if you want to visit this area for the day. We basically had our own private beach 30 seconds from our room. Susan, who works there was so nice & more than willing to help make our...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is a small, family-owned apartment hotel right on the Gulf. It has a pool and access to the intracoastal. The apartments are spacious, clean, and well-outfitted. The hotel has beach chairs, beach towels, barbeque grills and many other amenities. The people are friendly and do their best to make sure you have a wonderful time. The only downside is...

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3Thank Claire S
Reviewed August 10, 2016

My family just left the Great Heron Inn yesterday and cannot say anything bad about the experience. The owner takes pride in the property and it shows. Our room was very clean and so is the entire property. It sits away from the larger hotels down the road so the beach was never overly busy. Beach towels, chairs and toys...

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Marco Island, Florida
Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is NOT a JW Marriott. But what it is, is right on the beach, with a nice little pool and SUPER friendly owners and staff. It is within walking distance to several restaurants, five feet from the beach, and extremely clean . We stayed in a one bedroom, with full kitchen, and a separate living room for next to...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Great Heron Inn

Address: 68 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785-3910
Location: United States > Florida > Indian Rocks Beach
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Great Heron Hotel Indian Rocks Beach
Great Heron Motel
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“Unit 121 has a great view”
 of 5 bubbles LONG3, Sep 7, 2016 | Read review
“We liked the view more from our 2nd floor room in comparison to the 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles MaggieJ749, Aug 15, 2016 | Read review
“They have beach view, but you can survive without the view and take the 30 second walk to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 177bradfordw, Jun 16, 2016 | Read review
“Second floor you can see the Gulf better.”
 of 5 bubbles MInone4, May 3, 2016 | Read review
“Book early.”
 of 5 bubbles Canada_Reals, Apr 13, 2016 | Read review
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