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Reviewed September 9, 2014

We've been coming here for many years (and have stayed in other places). Finally, we bought this year! It is our favorite. Friendly staff, quaint, well kept units, gorgeous beaches. Love little gull :-)♡

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3Thank Lori R
Reviewed September 8, 2014

It's our first time staying here. We meet the Debbie ( manager)and Scott ( front desk )who are so friendly and helpful The cottages are well maintained clean and decorated nicely. It's steps away from beach. You can even see dolphins swimming. We would recommend this resort you can't be disappointed. Great stay would stay here again

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5Thank Dwj1979
Georgetown,TX
Reviewed August 15, 2014

We spent 7 nights in Unit 14 at Little Gull with our grandkids---twin boy and girl, 10 years old. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there and found the unit to be very comfortable. Scott, in the office, was very helpful. WE WOULD DEFINITELY GO BACK.

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3Thank Edward A
CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hello Edward A, We're glad you and your grandchildren enjoyed your stay with us at Little Gull. We will be sure to pass your praises along to Scott! Thank you for taking time to write us a review and we hope to see you and your family again soon!

Weston, Fl
Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Longboat Key is an ideal place for a lazy beach vacation and Little Gull is a delightful place to stay. It is located on both sides of Gulf of Mexico Drive, if possible try to get a cottage on the beach side, it is a shorter walk to the beach, where there is lots of shade provided by some magnificent...

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3Thank johnandbabette
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed July 17, 2014

Been around the World. One of the best vacations ever. Not Fancy, Clean and friendly. Location, Location, Location. We were right on the Beach. Great Staff. We had an issue with our hot water heater. They went out of their way to accommodate us. Great restaurants within 2 mins. walking distance.

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hello swimmer058, We're happy to hear you enjoyed your vacation with us at Little Gull! We apologize for your unit's water heater issues and are glad our staff was able to accommodate you and your family. Thank you for the compliments and for taking time to write us a review. Until next time!

Plant City, Florida
Reviewed July 12, 2014

this is one of the best places in Bradenton or Longboat Key it is right on the gulf it is so tropical you think you're on a tropical island nice pool the staff is extremely friendly . just a great place to stay. We hope to go back soon

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hi tsheph55, Thank you for taking time to write us a review on TripAdvisor. We love your photo and appreciate your compliments! Looking forward to your next stay with us!

Reviewed July 6, 2014

Little Gull is heaven on earth!!! We arrived early and Scott was gracious enough to let us check in early :). Thank you Scott! We stayed in unit 4 it was clean and had everything we needed. The beach was just steps away. This is the best place we have been too. We will definitely return. Thank you Little Gull...

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hi TKkindred, Thanks for taking time to write us a review on TripAdvisor! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Anytime we are able to allow our guests to check in early (say, for example, if the previous guest checked out before the end of the week and we were able to clean the room early) we are happy...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed in one of the beach side cottages, WOW. You could walk right out to the Little Gull's private beach which is steps away from your front door. The Little Gull offers everything you would want from a beach vacation, even your own private fireplace for cozy evenings. Awake to relaxing ocean waves as you enjoy coffee on your...

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Gwendolynes, Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for your kind words and for taking time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. The beach is truly the most relaxing place to be, especially in the early hours of the morning with a fresh cup of coffee. Hope you visit us again soon!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed April 25, 2014

I have travelled extensively and have enjoyed all types of vacations/hotels/resturants from extravagant to economical. My reviews are with an eye for understanding about where I am in the world and that there are a world of differences. A vacation with four couples and we stayed in the 4-bedroom condo (located above the management office) at Little Gull looking out...

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hi madskiing, We're thrilled you enjoyed your vacation with us at Little Gull! Sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico are truly spectacular... we're lucky to call such a beautiful place home! Thank you for taking time to write us a review and we hope to see you and your friends again soon!

Taft, California
Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

I wanted to respond to the public relations management comment about the golf courses the area of Longboat Key. We DID ask the people at the front desk in the LITTLE GULL office. I asked the man who checked us in and I asked the woman who gave the orientation talk. Both told us they had nothing to do with...

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CPMCFlorida, Public Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Nanski, Please trust that this situation is being looked into and we are sorry for any inconvenience this has cause you.

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cape Cod style cottages elegantly border a red brick road that runs from the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico to Sarasota Bay. Little Gull offers fully furnished, luxury one, two, three and four bedroom cottages with four poster beds and wood burning fireplaces. Each cottage has a fully equipped kitchen, two cable televisions, linens, central heat and air, private phones, with laundry facilities either in your cottage or free on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Little Gull Cottages

Address: 5330 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2010
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range: $100 - $400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Little Gull Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“all rooms are good, but some people might perhaps not wish to stay in the units closest to the Gulf of Mexico Drive, despite their charm”
 of 5 bubbles hebridesferryman, 1 week ago | Read review
“Unit 16 is very big for larger families”
 of 5 bubbles SMOKEY74, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
“Be aware that some rooms/cottages are on the gulf side while others are on the bay side.”
 of 5 bubbles 652jenniferk, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“Units one and two have two bedrooms each and are right on beach. The closest 1 bedroom units are units three and four.”
 of 5 bubbles Sondraw49, Apr 25, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the gulf side”
  • The beach as seen from our porch
 of 5 bubbles Hannah99Usa, Jan 12, 2016 | Read review
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