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Sun Burst Inn

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19204 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL 33785
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Besides the location that was great nothing else was appealing to us during our stay. The access to the beach was great, there were chairs and tables available facing the beach, an outdoor shower, and a barbecue and fire place. However, the room and bathroom really needed a very good cleanup, some parts of the walls were rusted, living bugs... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the Sunburst Inn for a weekend getaway. Its a small older, mom & pop motel that is located right on the beach. It was very pretty and peaceful..There were tons of chairs, umbrellas and beach toys and a grill for use. Remember it is an older hotel so don't expect anything fancy... The room was a small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I along with our 2 dogs have stayed here several times, mainly because of it being pet friendly. This place has some really great advantages. It is small, right on the beach. Very very friendly and never bother you. The other gusts are great. It's right between everything my wife and I like. From the Inn, turn... More 

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Amy C, Manager at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to send us a review. We do our best to make sure that all of our guests are happy and comfortable. We look forward to having you and your wife back soon, and of course your fur babies. Thanks, Amy & Elise More 

Lake Panasoffkee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi , I just had a week at my home away from home... So loved it! Amy and "E" are still making your experience there a great one! Thanks gals., much appreciated ... Old time Florida style , and the relaxed style keeps me coming back .. New beach umbrellas , getting new outdoor furniture , wow., and a new... More 

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Amy C, Manager at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much Karen. We were glad to have you back and see you looking great. Elise and I do our best to make sure everyone has an enjoyable stay. We are working very hard on updating everything and hope that everyone loves it as much as we do! See you again soon. Amy & Elise More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is nothing like you see on the pictures. Unless they really gave us a crappy room. The refrigerator was a mess. The bed was horrible. Dirty sheets and a stain comforter and pet hair all over it. I don't mind pets i have one of my own but these things have to be change frequently. After we went... More 

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Amy C, Manager at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

I am not sure how to begin this response as there are so many things to address and say. First of all we will address the entire situation in general. So, you checked in after hours and we left the key for you. You arrived around 7:30 pm, I know this because I was at the hotel at 8 pm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay. The staff was wonderful, the room was clean and steps from the beach which was a great perk. They had everything you needed to relax in the sand near the water. We walked to several restaurants that were nearby and of course the coffee shop just a few doors down. We will definitely be back!

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Amy C, Manager at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself. We hope that you are able to come back soon and often! Amy & Elise More 

Seminole, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a great value this a good spot. Older and very small hotel but very clean and a really nice family that runs it. Plenty of clean beach and not over crowed. Only downside is very little parking but they have overflow near by.

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Amy C, Manager at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are so glad that you enjoyed yourself and hope that you can come again soon. I know parking is tight...believe me we are trying to figure that out! Thanks, Amy & Elise More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I know the gulf beaches relatively well but had not been back in many years. Indian Shores has always been my favourite and the beach as usual did not disappoint. It is quiet, beautiful, and peaceful. Good restaurants are not too far. I found Sun Burst Inn on Trip Advisor while looking for good value inns in Indian Shores and... More 

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Amy C, Manager at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We strive to make sure that everyone is happy and comfortable. The renovations out back are almost complete and hopefully next time you come back will be happy with how it looks. We are glad that you were able to unwind and relax. Give us a call again when... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

My fiancé & I stayed here when we came to visit over the weekend for just two nights (22-24)(which wasn't long enough!!!) & absolutely loved it! The staff was as friendly as could be & checked on us multiple times! Loved the little bar across the street for live music & entertainment along with the beautiful beach a couple steps... More 

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Amy C, Manager at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. You two are so sweet. I truly hope that you are able to come back and stay longer. If you do decide to have your wedding here please call us directly as we can help with lots. We have many weddings here and enjoy doing them. Hope to see... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Asked for room on the beach - got room on busy street with tons on traffic and TERRIBLE bar across the street with loud music late. Room is completely run down - photo attached. No shampoo other towels. I called front desk because the wifi wasn't working - Amy told ME to call Internet provider to get it fixed (which... More 

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Thank Skiinggal
Amy C, Manager at Sun Burst Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send us a review. I am sorry that you are disappointed with your room, we are in the process of updating them all. However, your room was just painted right before you checked into it. We do not provide shampoo and conditioner but we do provide bath and sink soaps as well as... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Families & pets are always welcome! We want you to relax and enjoy your stay with us. Weddings, renewal of vows and memorials on our beach are welcome. We have had more than one happy event here and, in fact, the owners renewed their vows after over 30 years of marriage. Sun Burst Inn is located in Indian Shores, Florida directly on the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Our hotel is within easy reach of shops, restaurants and all you need for a wonderful vacation experience with a regular bus service at your door step if you need it. Our inn has eleven units, all with either kitchenettes or full kitchens, so it's your choice depending on what you feel you need. All units in our two story beachfront facility are either directly facing the world famous Gulf beaches, or a few steps from the beach. Enjoy Florida at its best the way it used to be: quaint hotels, friendly owners AND with all the modern conveniences. That's what you'll get when you visit The Sun Burst Inn. Pristine white beaches, splashing Gulf waters, and spectacular sunsets. All just steps out your room. Visit us soon and find out what the "real" and "friendly" Florida is all about! Lounge chairs, beach umbrellas, coolers, beach towels & beach toys all supplied with NO RESORT FEE. The Gulf Beach area provides many fun things to do because we are within easy driving range of attractions like Busch Gardens, Clearwater Aquarium (Home of Winter the Dolphin), The Salvador Dali Museum, Lowry Park Zoo and for shopping there's John's Pass Village and the Ellenton Outlet Center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sun Burst Inn

Address: 19204 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL 33785
Location: United States > Florida > Indian Shores
Price Range: $106 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sun Burst Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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