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Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort

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Chicago, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a room for 3 nights because we wanted to check out this area of Florida. We were more than happy! The hotel was clean and beautiful, the staff was gracious and accommodating, the room was perfect, clean and supplied well. The beautiful beach is steps away, and practically empty even though our place was booked solid. Pool and grills... More 

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Vernon, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The best part of the hotel is it is on the beach. Strange arrangement with entering in the bedroom making privacy difficult if anyone is coming or you want to take a nap. The lockout rooms are minuscule. be careful many are privately owned and the owners can change their mind about renting. We were never notified until we got... More 

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RVAFlorida, Manager at Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort, responded to this review

Our records indicate this guest made their reservation via a third party online distribution channel - where it clearly states specific rooms are not guaranteed but instead guests are reserving a room type. We always recommend guests to book with us directly if they would like a specific room for their stay. This guest was given a comparable 2-bedroom unit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

If you stay on Longboat Key often (like we do), you know that there are several options. You have condos, bungalows, hotels, houses, high rises, etc. This place falls somewhere in the middle. Not the best place I've stayed, but def not the worst. We stayed on a corner unit on the first floor, facing the pool and the ocean.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Quiet, good amenities for our family of 3. Our 3-year old enjoyed the mini golf putting green, the heated pool was excellent in the early mornings when the beach water was too cold to swim in, and it was a secluded location. 2 grills to use if you wanted instead of having to go to eat. Whereas Bradenton Beach was... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

This small resort is tucked into an area that has private homes close by, so it is not crowded on the beach. It is a very clean and well maintained resort. The unit we stayed in had a screened in balcony, kitchen, and one bedroom. One drawback, when we stayed it was obvious that they need to upgrade their sleeper... More 

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Houlton, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

My wife and I stayed at Silver Sands for three days. We found that it was just what we were looking for. It wasn't too big so the pool area wasn't always mobbed with people. The beach was just a few steps away AND they provided beach umbrellas for free. (Some places charge for this.) The condo we rented was... More 

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Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

This place is clean and has a wonderful location. Our beds were comfortable. We loved the screened in porch. It is steps to the beach. The pool is heated, but not hot. The beach is gorgeous. It is a short drive to Saint Armand's Circle, Bradenton Beach or Anna Maria Island. No fuss, not fancy. It was perfect for my... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

I loved being on the beach and ocean but very disappointed with the room. There was a small frig and microwave but no sink other than the bathroom! And this kitchen was really in the bedroom. Spend the extra money and get a 1 or 2 bedroom. You will be more comfortable. Harry's down the street is good for coffee,... More 

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Stillwater, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Our room was clean, but thought it odd to enter through the bedroom. When the sliding glass door was open, you could hear the ocean. It wasn't to busy when we were there, so the evenings were quiet to read. The bed was fairly comfortable, and staff polite. We had a little problem with the bill, but it was resolved... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

This second floor unit overlooks the beach but entry into the unit is through a bedroom...rather odd. Beds are comfortable but bathrooms quite small. The pool is nice which was good on the windy day we were here. It's ok for a few days. I wouldn't want to stay longer tho.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Let your senses be your guide at Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort on Longboat Key. From the moment you arrive at this Gulf front condominium complex, you will be in sensory overload. The aroma of tropical flora and warm salty air surround you on Longboat Key - this bouquet of scents will have you returning to this beautiful destination again and again. Are you in need of some relaxation? Why not take a walk along our private beach and take a dip in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. We have the most beautiful sunsets to offer here on Florida's Southwest coast - we invite you to relax in a complimentary lounge chair at the beach as the sun sets in her many array of colors.Our on-site amenities are plentiful and include a heated, Gulf front swimming pool, putting green and shuffleboard courts, private beach access, BBQ area, and on-site office. Choose from our various unit styles that include: hotel rooms, one- and two-bedroom units with an assortment of views to choose from including garden, pool/Gulf front and Gulf front views. All units come equipped with a full-size kitchen or kitchenette, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access and daily maid service. We invite you to book your Silver Sands vacation and create memories that will last a lifetime. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort

Address: 5841 Gulf Of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Location: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range: $201 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 37
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