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Dayton, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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1 Thank Claire S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars 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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Me, my husband and son stayed here for 7 days. We had a blast!!! The owner is the best she has pool toys and beach toys for guests to use. A Great Heron comes everyday at least 3 times and gets fed fish. Only thing that was annoying the maids did not clean well and would give us new sheets... More 

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Minneapolis / Jena
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We spent 3 nights. The hotel was chosen based on reviews from Tripadvisor and all were so right. A nice little charming hotel right on a stretch of beach without any big hotels. The owners were very nice and attentive. The room was rather an apartment with separate sleeping room and kitchen. All little dated but absolutely clean and charming.The... More 

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Quincy, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Pool for the kids, beach for the view, ice cream shoppe , restaurants and even a CVS for things forgotten ... All within walking distance. Short drive to putt putt and go karts and a quick trip to the aquarium. Can't wait to go back again! Feel safe and everyone is happy to help.

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Traverse City, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Once you find a place you like...small, friendly, clean & accommodating. Gulf of Mexico right outside your front door, walk to local restaurants, clean pool area & lots of chairs. They even supply you with beach towels! We already reserved fro next year! Yes, the Heron visits the pool area daily.

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Islamorada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

The friendliest place you will ever stay. Clean and neat as a pin. The place puts you in mind of going to the beach when we were young, but very well kept. If you want to enjoy the beach without breaking the bank, this is the place!

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Thank David S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Just what was needed to relax. Hotel staff were awesome and very friendly. Had what you would need to stay, cook your own food, and just relax. You can either relax by the pool with Harry, the Great Blue Heron, or on the beach building sandcastles. Definitely will be going back.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
GreenLeadersSilver level
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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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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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