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Sunnyside, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, great price, great unit, great staff. I found this place when I saw dolphins video. Woohoo! Dolphins promoted this place, they got me! Very nice communications with the staff prior to our stay and during our stay. I spoke with Cindy on the phone and was told about everything I needed to know up front. Donna and Cindy... More 

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Pottstown, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the Beachcomber. We are going back for our fourth stay this October. Even though there are only two of us we've been booking a two bedroom for the beachfront gulf view. Everything you need to enjoy a beach vacation is there or close by. Longboat key is so relaxing and laid back or you can plunge in to... More 

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Thank Bigskipa
Atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

PROS: The Beachcomber has a wonderful location, right on the beach, so you have great views (on one side of the bldg, get a 2BR!) and a great "commute" to the beach. The building is well maintained and you can tell management is on top of things. Our unit #302 was very, very clean, as was the entire building. The... More 

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Thank Boys2Travel
Independence, Missouri
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Ive spent most of my life on this beach on Longboat Key. My parents owned a condo next to the Beachcomber. So when they sold it, much to the families dismay, the only logical choice was to stay right next door. This is the 3rd time I've stayed at tbe Beachcomber. It's great for the fact that you really are... More 

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Thank jaxmom2014
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Awesome vacation in a quiet setting...beautiful, almost private beach ...stunning view , quiet, relaxing ...right down the street , plenty of shops and restaurants in St. Armand's Circle...if you want to relax , check out the Beachcomber!!

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

My family and I stay here every year during Christmas break. You CANNOT beat the view from the Gulf front condos. The interior is well appointed, and exceptionally clean. The location is a block away from Publx and CVS, making it very convenient. There are plenty of chairs to be had at the pool as well as the beach.

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Beautiful property. We were in a 1 bedroom/ 1 bath which are on the parking lot/street side of the building. The pool was crystal clear and warm. The staff couldn't have been any nicer or more helpful. The owners we met were lovely with wonderful tips about the area. And despite the ongoing construction during the day (which were warned... More 

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Thank Brenda J
Cincinnati
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We rented a two bedroom/2 bath condo in September 2015. Unit 608. The guest bathroom kept getting backed up. Management sent their maintenance person but the toilet still was backed up. They would not call a plumber. After our trip, I wrote to complain and they did not acknowledge at all. Would not stay here again.

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Cheshire
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124 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Stayed here as a couple in a 2 bed/2 bath beachfront apartment. The apartment was even nicer than the pictures online. Spotlessly clean and extremely well equipped. Right on the beach with amazing views. Extremely well managed property, can't recommend it highly enough

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Plainville, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We spent a week in a two bedroom unit facing the ocean. The balcony was heaven and we ate breakfast out there every morning. We stayed in unit #402, the unit was clean and had vey nice, stylish furniture. The mattresses were not very comfortable, but the bedding was clean. The kitchen was a perfect size and had almost everything... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Beachcomber

Address: 2721 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-3138
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Beachcomber Hotel Longboat Key
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