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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I stayed for a sister beach weekend. It was fabulous. The rooms all faced the beach, great little kitchenette for cooking own food. The sunsets were gorgeous. The sand was white and soft. We had a manatee swim right down along our beach. Our beach was a little drop off about 12-18 in, but one night tide... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome Resort, awful weather :( We locked ourselves out as soon as we got there, there was an emergency number that picked up right away to take care of us, luckily, one of our party found the key in their pocket, so crisis averted! Office staff are lovely. Drama free, quick check in and out. It's Heaven to be so... More 

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Campbellsville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

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 July 4, 2016

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 June 28, 2016

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 June 28, 2016

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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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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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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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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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 Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2912
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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