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Traveler (30)
Room & Suite (10)
Pool & Beach (5)
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
  • Feb 19, 2016
    “Cute, Cozy & Clean”
  • Jun 20, 2015
5441 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1901 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed February 19, 2016

I am so glad I found this place on TripAdvisor. The cottages are adorable, the property is nicely landscaped and well-kept, and it's in a great location -- we could drive to either Sarasota or Anna Maria Island with ease. There was a problem with...More

1  Thank RCR94
Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We keep on coming here because it is just what we are looking for - so peaceful and quiet and well appointed. No need to go anywhere or do anything but sit on the beach and watch the wildlife. Perfect for watching the sunset and...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed January 13, 2015

We booked a week at Arbors by the Sea based on online reviews. We hadn't been to this part of Florida in 20 years and really wanted a break from the sub-zero Midwest weather. We wanted something different than a beach condo rental. We weren't...More

2  Thank tvmorris
Reviewed January 2, 2015

We rented the "Rose Cottage" for our family of 5. Three bedrooms including a wonderful master suite. The cottage had everything you could want - lots of little extras that made the cottage feel like home. The location is fantastic. The landscaping is wonderful, and...More

9  Thank Dan H
Response from Barbara D, Manager at Arbors by the SeaResponded February 25, 2015

We appreciate your business and your comments. We listened to your comments and replaced the mattresses and box springs in all of the cottages in late January, 2015 We hope you will consider staying with us again in the future.

Reviewed July 19, 2014

We just stayed here in the Jasmine Cottage and it was absolutely perfect! We loved how it was right on the beach! They supplied everything we could possibly need; blankets, pillows, kitchenware, grilling tools, and much much more! We had the best family vacation here...More

2  Thank Krsmi611
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Also Known As
Arbors By The Sea Hotel Longboat Key
United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Also Known As
Arbors By The Sea Hotel Longboat Key
United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Traveler (30)
Room & Suite (10)
Pool & Beach (5)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"You can pack light, there are free high efficiency washers and dryers on the property (soap provided)"
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"Check out the website and find the cottage that's right for you."
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"All of the rooms are great! The Jasmine has the most space."
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"Any cottage is excellent. Choose your cottage based on the number of people in your group and how much space..."
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