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Maitland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always stay in the beachfront room. However, my guest and her husband enjoyed the cheaper garden view room and has high stars for their stay. This place is unique because it's not a high rise hotel. There are only 12 rooms I think and all are nice! The ocean is just a short walk down the sidewalk. There is... More 

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Christine C, Owner at Sandpiper Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Harold, Ben and I are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Sandpiper Inn Longboat Key, Florida, especially our spectacular sunsets. I just wanted to point out that the air conditioning units are extremely quite Mitsubishi mini splits that are controlled by the guests in each of our 11 units. There are temperature controls that... More 

Kissimmee, Florida
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488 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We stayed at Sandpiper for 4 days. The place is located on the beach with 8 units facing the path to the beach & 2 facing the ocean. Beautiful foliage surrounds the path & between each unit which feels so secluded & private. Our unit 106 had a open room with sofa, chair, table for four & a full kitchen... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We come back year after year. We do vacation quite a bit, but each year we save at least 5 days, and this year a week, for a perfect vacation at the Sandpiper. It is charming and the most relaxing vacation I have ever had. It is like stepping back in time to the perfect beach. The rooms are beautifully... More 

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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105 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is an excellent choice for a carefree, very clean, peaceful place to stay - it is not a fancy resort, but a very nice apartment style accommodation. There are only 10 - 12 rooms total, all but 2 are around a wonderful garden area that is very full of wonderful plants and very well kept. The owners/managers are very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Well appointed and VERY clean. Beautiful room with a kitchen. Owner was very sweet. She walked me through the suite pointing out everything I might need. She recommended the restaurant across the street, The Lazy Lobster, and it was very good. The grounds are well maintained and lush Nice beach. Hope to return sometime!

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Seattle
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The Sandpiper Inn has limited one- and two - bedroom apartments with kitchens, and opens directly onto the beach. Each unit has a small terrace area, and entire place has lovely gardens, sitting areas and water features. Very well-maintained and free-form, in the sense that one feels very private throughout the property. Kitchen utensils are impeccably clean and complete, which... More 

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angouleme, france
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71 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

almost reluctant to write a review as want to keep this wonderful place our little secret, but we are also Inn keepers in France & really felt that the owners of this little oasis of peace & tranquility have got it so right, we felt so at home & are hoping to return for a longer visit in 2017. The... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

We stayed for 31 nights at the Sandpiper Inn, Jan.1, 2016 until Feb. 1st, 2016. It is beautifully kept and there are lots of great birds Egret, Blue Heron and even an American Eagle which we got a picture of. It is right on the ocean. There is a pool and the most beautiful walk made of brick. The one... More 

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Clinton Township, MI
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54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

We were recently there for 4 nights. Last minute travel so we were lucky they had an opening! I was pleasantly surprised when we drove up and walked down the garden path to the beach. Having an ocean pavilion and beach chairs on the ocean was a nice touch. Room was clean and fresh. Harold (Innkeeper) was friendly, informative and... More 

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Estero
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75 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We recently spent 4 days in this charming spot. It is clean, well-appointed, comfortable and within walking distance of shops, restaurants and a beautiful park. And, the beach (complete with chairs and umbrellas) is just steps away. We especially appreciated the fact that the entire property is non-smoking....fresh air everywhere! The bed is extremely comfortable and both rooms have great... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Large Studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments all fully furnished with outside patios, all ground level, overlooking lush landscaping and/or our beach, fully equipped kitchens. Private beach furnished with loungers, tables, secluded and unspoiled with fantastic views. Restaurants within walking distance, shopping, theatre, arts, tennis courts, golf, biking all close by. Small dogs allowed. Previously known as Riviera Beach Resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandpiper Inn

Address: 5451 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1901
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range: $160 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandpiper Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Sandpiper Hotel Longboat Key
Sandpiper Motel Longboat Key
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