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The Diplomat Condominium Beach Resort

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Campbellsville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outside showing a little age but the inside was redone and looked good. Very clean and maid service great. Your just a few feet off the beach, the tiki huts are cool and the water was crystal clear. Outside balcony you have to share witch was ok because the people around us was very nice. Kind of a older... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for a week in May 2016 and loved it. Don't be put off by the older looking style of the building. It is very well maintained, very clean and the interior of the studio apartment was clean and updated. This is a condo rather than a hotel; you rent a furnished apartment or studio.... More 

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Hudson, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go to the Sarasota area twice a year and stay at one of two timeshare apts. we own in that area. They are up to date and well furnished. This three night stay at Diplomat was a bit different. The location is really great, right on the gulf. Our unit, 237, had a nice king size bed and a... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in room 230 - decor was dated but the condo was immaculate. When they say "right on the beach" they mean it! Gorgeous quiet beach, spectacular sunsets, clean pool. Very relaxing stay - thanks!!

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Thank FaithJC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We loved the condo we stayed in (245)...great view - beach and pool just steps away!!! Coffee on the balcony each morning...then off to the beach for sun and shell hunting - We will definitely return for a longer stay next time!!!! There are too many good places to eat all around town and you can bring your own food... More 

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Thank KimHicks
Saco, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The Diplomat Resort is a true “jewel”. We were fortunate to stay in Room 214, a first floor one-bedroom unit. The location on the “Key” is perfect, only a short drive to St.Armand’s Circle, Lido Beach, City Island Sarasota++ to the South, and Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island++ to the North. If you are needing a high-rise unit with all... More 

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Ocala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This was our third stay with the Diplomat and each one was consistent with both the room and grounds being well taken care of. Check-in and room attendant were both positive and took initiative to offer their assistance during our stay. Although we needed little their attitude did convey the atmosphere we appreciate. The beach directly behind the building was... More 

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Having visited the resort before, we decided to take our family this time as we had just retired and thought it be good for our 2 grandsons to enjoy the best of both worlds. The weather was perfect and the beach and pool ideal. The units we picked were great with lots of room for everyone. Privacy for all was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

I hate planning trips and booking places to stay. It always seems I try to get a good deal and end up regretting it. We ran across The Diplomat Resort, and I thought it was too good to be true. It is beautiful. Sure, the place isn't brand new or anything fancy... Which made it perfect for us; we love... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Located right on a beautiful sandy beach. The unit has a full kitchen, 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom, large living/dining area, free direct dial phones, towels and linens, two cable TVs, and free WiFi. The facilities include friendly staff, a large heated pool, Tiki huts, laundry facilities and well kept grounds. Every evening ends with a beautiful sunset! Minutes away from numerous local... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Longboat Key, we are set only feet from the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico where you can see dolphins, manatees, the occasional stingray, and various wildlife. The Diplomat Beach Resort is centrally located within minutes of such attractions as Mote Marine Aquarium, Ringling Museum of Art, St. Armands Circle, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota Ballet, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, various theatres, famous restaurants, numerous beaches, kayaking, tours, & cruises, etc.Our 50 units are all individually owned and offer our guests that unique personal touch of home-away-from-home that you just can't receive from other cookie-cutter resorts. You'll find many amenities such as a heated pool, multiple tiki huts, and pool side/ beach side sundecks to name a few. All units have full kitchens, full baths, living rooms, and dining rooms in a studio, 1 bedroom, or 2 bedroom floor plan. Unique to our resort is that every unit opens directly to the Gulf Coast beach. No need for elevators, driving, or long walking paths, the beach is right out your back door. We offer Military discounts as well as monthly and weekly rate specials. Come begin the vacation you deserve. We look forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Diplomat Condominium Beach Resort

Address: 3155 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range: $142 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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