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The Beach on Longboat Key

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Coral Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The Beach is a small hotel with great views. It is well maintained, the rooms are small and need renovation. They have a kitchen and a pool, no restaurant. The island is situated south of Tampa and just west of Sarasota. Its population 7,143. The beach that's the sand not the hotel , is the main draw. They offer boating,... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We went there last weekend. Clean very small studio with a little kitchen, beautiful view, small cute pool, no restaurant around - pretty quiet, very pretty beach - feels like private beach, clean water. Only one negative - beds! Uhhh super uncomfortable. I guess I'm too old to sleep on pull out sofa.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is an older property that is in need of updates. We stayed in Unit 101 and it was a little small for six people. Some suggestions would include cutting down some of the shrubs between the pool area and the beach / it was hard to see the beach/water as the vegetation was overgrown. Another idea would be to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Now is much less. We have been coming (from Tampa) to The Beach for several years (about 10) several times a year. We loved it here - with the secluded beach, great view from the rooms, Spartan but comfortable rooms, friendly management, etc. That is when The Beach was not individually owned. The Beach units are now owned by individual... More 

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RVAFlorida, Manager at The Beach on Longboat Key, responded to this review

We want to thank this guest for their constructive comments. Units at The Beach on Longboat Key are privately owned - they always have been so there has been no change in ownership status. Both the items mentioned, the dishwasher and bathroom outlet, have since been fixed. As for outside lights, they are working but by State law since we... More 

Gurnee, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

The parking is somewhat hidden, these beaches are far more secluded and private than those on anna maria island. There are no public restrooms by the beach though. There are many mini shells like whelks,augers,shark eyes, we went one morning at 5am and found a dozen sand dollars and some sea urchins at low tide. We have had good luck... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Great location, right on the beach. We stayed in 223. Room is small, bathroom needs updated, no counter space and water pressure was low in kitchen sink only. Great service, I would come back though. Pool is heated and warm, parking easy. Great for couples.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Location, location, location. That is what this property offers. Amazing and beautiful Longboat Key private beach steps away from your room that provides beach chairs, towels plus an onsite pool right alongside the beach. Couldn't be better. But if you are also looking for room comfort, I suggest you look for another property. This is a ten-room condo property, with... More 

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

We stayed here in a studio condo that had a murphy bed which was a first for us but was fine. It was Gulf Front.They provided beach chairs and umbrellasfor the guests. have a nice pool that is heated although the heater wasnt workign an dthey had to repair it which they did. Had a nice kitchen and patio. The... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Stayed here with my partner and loved the updated interiors, the friendly onsite staff, and ease of getting to the beach. We had a ground floor studio that simply required opening our sliding glass doors and running across the lawn to get to a beach that was already set up with chaise loungers. The blender provided in the kitchen assisted... More 

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Huntington Woods, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Great location in a great location! Right on the beach with recliners and umbrellas conveniently available. Clean rooms. Friendly helpful staff. The only negative is that the kitchen didn't include any of the basic groceries that would make cooking easier. Would have liked to see salt, pepper, sugar, oil . . .

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blend the vibrant shades of pink and purple sunsets, with the calm turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico and you get a vacation experience of a lifetime. The Beach on Longboat Key sits Gulf front and includes all the amenities of a large resort, but without all the crowds and noise. Most of the units at this 15-unit condominium complex feature a view of the Gulf of Mexico, which perfectly compliments the modern, yet beachy décor. Located mid-island, The Beach on Longboat Key is close to Southwest Florida’s ‘Cultural Capital,’ Sarasota, and the eclectic island of Anna Maria Island. For those vacationers that like a more subdued getaway – this 12-mile stretch of beach has everything at its fingertips – from 5-star dining to paddleboard lessons, there is something for everyone.Our on-site amenities are bountiful and include a heated, Gulf front swimming pool, private beach access, BBQ area and on-site office. Choose from our various unit styles that include: studio units, hotel rooms, one- and two-bedroom units and one-bedroom plus den option. All units come equipped with a full-size kitchen or kitchenette, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access and daily maid service.Whether traveling as a family, honeymooner, on business or just want a resort with the best accommodations (and views!) Longboat Key has to offer, this is the resort for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Beach on Longboat Key

Address: 3465 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Unit #103 and Unit #225, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range: $196 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Beach on Longboat Key 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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