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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We spent a week at Rolling Waves Cottages the last week of April, 2015. My wife grew up in Tampa, FLA and had spent time at Rolling Waves back in the late 60's with her family; and they loved it for its charm and access to the beach. So, when we heard Rolling Waves was still in operation we jumped... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We found this place via this website and booked two weeks Oct 2014. We really enjoyed ourselves the hostess and daughter along with a very dilligent housekeeping person run a very clean, old timey, fantastic piece of old Florida. The quant cottages are immaculate, renovated and just exactly the homey place we hoped to find. We highly reccomend this spot!!!

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South Berwick, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We had such a great time at Longboat Key, FL and staying at Rolling Waves Cottages made it perfect! Clean, efficient cottages on the beach with all the amenities. The staff was so helpful and made us feel very much at home. We will definitely refer our friends and hopefully get back some day!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Stayed a week and enjoyed a daily beach walk while pooch waited in the cottage. All are vintage 1940s Florida, could use updating in kitchen and bath but adequate. Most time is spent outdoors anyhow...a/c old and noisy but didn't need it much. Fabulous part of Longboat, only 1 mile to Anna Maria Island, 7 to St. Armands and Sarasota,... More 

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Troon, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stumbled across Rolling Waves in our honeymoon 24 years ago. We have been back 7 times. It is a little have in Longboat, fabulous location, clean and tidy cottages, with all you need in the kitchen and outdoor to have the best chilled vacation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is a perfect example of how to provide a quaint vacation cottage that mimics "Old Florida" in today's fast moving electronic world we live in. If you want to "get away from it all" and watch the fantastic sunsets, dolphins play in the Gulf and fish from shore for your dinner. This is your next new vacation spot! The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Myself and my husband have stayed here 3 times and it's simply a little piece of paradise. Beautiful cabins, situated a stones throw away from the beach, fabulous views and amazing facilities....a home away from home! All the cabins are maintained to an extremely high standard, comfortable lounge for relaxing, amazingly furnished bedroom, clean and tidy bathroom and a well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We spent 5 days in Cottage 7 Sept. 19-24 and absolutely loved it! We travelled with our two daughters (6 and 1) and one small dog. The cottage was clean and just enough for our family. We didn't use the pullout as my husband just slept on the couch while my daughter and I slept in the bed and the... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

These picturesque old Florida cottages are wonderful! They are well kept and give the feel of times gone by. We spent a week and it was exactly what we needed. A quiet break from our busy life. No hustle or bustle. The beach is a short walk from the cottage and absolutely lovely. No crowds, no noise, just relaxation. We... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

great old florida before the interstate. My wife stayed here with her Dad in 60's and still loves it. Went by and it is good as ever. Well kept and reasonable on water on Longboat key. Good location. Try the Lazy Lobster early for 1/2 price and great dinner.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rolling Waves is a quaint Longboat Key getaway, where cozy cottages give way to the white sands of one of Florida's most picturesque private beaches. Each cottage has a full kitchen, separate bedroom, bathroom, sitting room, AC unit, and outdoor seating area with BBQ. The beach and ocean are only steps away from your front door. We also have a large beachside fire pit, lounge chairs and laundry. Enjoy your next vacation in your own private cottage at the beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rolling Waves Cottages

Address: 6351 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1512
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range: $195 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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