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    The Diplomat Beach Resort

    3155 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2912
    (941) 845-6251
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    • Excellent74%
    • Very good18%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Reviewed February 26, 2017

    Get ready for some relaxation and gorgeous sunsets! My wife and I stayed in suite 214, which is located on the first floor on the south side of the condominium. Our backdoor opened right onto the beach. The newly updated suite was very clean and...More

    2  Thank Jeff B
    Reviewed February 16, 2017

    We have stayed at the Diplomat Resort in the past and it has always been a very relaxing place to be. We look forward to spending time here because it is right on the beach and we get to watch a lot of beautiful sunsets....More

    1  Thank HAROLD S
    Reviewed February 15, 2017

    if you don't mind the 60+ crowd.....then go for it. we are 52 and we where the youngest at our resort..but it was cool i can fit in anywhere my wife and i enjoyed our stay its our second time there and would definitely go...More

    3  Thank Terry C
    Reviewed January 23, 2017

    The Diplomat is individual condo units, studios or 1 bedroom. Clean, every room with a full kitchen, a west facing beach view and easy beach access. Great pool. Plenty of parking. You can choose the exact room you want from photos on the website, and...More

    2  Thank PolarBear1759
    Reviewed January 4, 2017

    Can't be beat! We just stayed for a 2nd time in #260 (2nd floor) at the Diplomat. This is a very relaxing, well-appointed, clean room with a view that can't be beat. It has lovely beachy décor and even has a dishwasher! It is updated...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • $142 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 50
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    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • Longboat Key
    • Also Known As
    • The Diplomat Condominium Beach Hotel Longboat Key
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    Traveler (122)
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    Questions & Answers
    January 21, 2015|
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    Response from Joan36806 | Reviewed this property |
    I cannot give you the specific unit number for a couple weeks. Choose the 2nd floor north end ( Bradenton ) corner unit for more windows. We were the 3rd from the end, I believe.
    January 8, 2015|
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    Response from DiplomatBeachResort | Property representative |
    That is correct. I also want to say that there is service that one can rent beach chairs and umbrellas and the service will drop off and pick up the equipment at The Diplomat Beach Resort.
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    "All rooms good, ones near pool (in center) may be noisier and have less view."
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    "Try to get one of the end units as you have less traffic in front of your room"
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    "Unit 254 -- we've stayed twice here"
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    "We stayed on second floor unit, better views, probably less foot traffic past room"
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