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Reviewed May 14, 2015

These wonderful cottages were built in the 1940s and have been grandfathered into the all-residential area. There are no condos or high rises on this portion of the key. As a result the beach doesn't have a lot of people on it. The cottages have been updated, but still have the old charm that one found in the Florida of...

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Anchorage, Alaska
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...

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2Thank teleAK
Calgary, Canada
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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3Thank Ted N
South Berwick, Maine
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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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,...

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3Thank Mila K
Troon, Scotland
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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2Thank HOneo
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...

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3Thank Jim M
Nottingham
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...

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Santee
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...

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2Thank Kristi N
Gainesville, Florida
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...

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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
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Rolling Waves Cottages Hotel Longboat Key
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“All cottages not far from the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles annhalldesign, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“There are 7 cottages and they all appear to be equally accommodating.”
 of 5 bubbles JWat4d, Aug 12, 2016 | Read review
“One beachfront cottage has fire pit in front that is open to all, which could bother you if you are early to bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Diane062, Nov 8, 2015 | Read review
“All of the cottages are great.”
 of 5 bubbles Liminlady, Sep 23, 2015 | Read review
“Cabins 7 and 8 have gulf views.”
 of 5 bubbles 87krisl, Jul 12, 2015 | Read review
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