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A Place to Be Motel

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Relax and unwind in beautiful Casey Key, Florida, at A Place To Be Motel. Savor the charm of Old Florida in one of our newly renovated waterfront apartments. Enjoy the beautiful sand, surf and sunsets of Nokomis Beach just a short path away. And there's more............ Each guest deserves the finest room. That's why, in every studio and apartment, we provide a full kitchen, free Wi-Fi and cable television. Many rooms also have a view of the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway with its wildlife and beautiful natural scenery. A Place To Be Motel welcomes your pet to enjoy a vacation with you! Our guests have "backyard" access to the Sarasota Intracoastal Waterway for boating and lovely nature and wildlife excursions. In addition to a private fishing dock, the avid adventurer can book a fishing charter, departing daily from the Motel, with captain Phil Bloom and Venice Reef Charters. For guests and non-guests, we also offer 15 rentable boat slips that accommodate boats up to 50 feet long! We are here to make this a memorable stay for you and your family. Experience the secluded, peaceful, relaxing environment - Play shuffleboard - Lounge with your family by the pool - Grill at one of several outdoor dining areas. If you want to venture out, there are many restaurants - shops - and fun, interesting, exotic Florida attractions nearby. We are happy to make recommendations and share our favorites with you! Water truly melts the stress away - so come visit us at A Place To Be Motel in Casey Key, Florida, where the Intracoastal Waterway and the ocean will surround and soothe you. We sincerely look forward to your visit! Amenities: • Each room has a fully equipped kitchen--full-size refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster oven, dishes, microwave, oven and stove-top. • Pet friendly • Free wi-fi • Free parking. • Cable TV in every room. • Coin-operated laundry room onsite. Onsite Activities: • Nokomis Beach just a short path away. • Swimming pool. • Game room available. • Shuffleboard. • Deck overlooking the bay. • Outdoor grills. • Tables and lounge chairs by the pool. • Private fishing docks. • 15 Boat slips for rent. • Fishing charter leaving daily.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Special Price:Discounted Rooms 20% off


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42Car recommended
Grade: 42 out of 100
174Restaurantswithin 5 miles
61Attractionswithin 5 miles
21Room tips
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These rooms are disgusting and dirty not to mention there are no lights as you try to navigate your way to your room through the dark alleyway like dilapidated buildings. We arrived late and it took 30 mins to find our room. We walked in and were immediately flabbergasted at the
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We needed a room for the night ,of course it was high season not much available for a reasonable rate. The location is great right on a beautiful canal across the road from the beach. Room 109 was clean but could use updates, but for the price it was fine for the night. Pic of
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When they said at front office dated and quaint they should have said instead old and dilapidated. I didn't complain while there because it is such a small complex and I didn't want anything to make our lodging situation worse, but I have not stayed in a place so run down in my
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Wonderfully quaint. Everything you need...not fancy but otherwise perfect. Spacious and very clean. Fabulous fire pit and best location ever. We are staying there again this spring. We are booking ten rooms as well as boat slips and wouldn’t stay anywhere else. Excellent
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Newly renovated room apparently means unrenovated place to stay surrounded by construction and renovation all around you. Enjoyed the 6am dumpster delivery. All that being said, very friendly, nicely priced, close to beach and good location. The newly renovated rooms will be
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102 Living
do you have gulf view rooms available?
No it is across the street.
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Hey, You can look up great restaurants on our website. We have a "Explore Casey Key" tab that drops down to Restaurants and Things to Do. As far as Karaoke, I would just do a google search or look at the websites of the restaurants. Some places have them once a month or so.
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Yes, you do need a fishing license. It's about $17 for a saltwater license: Visit the myfwc website and you can purchase one online before you come.
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"We stayed in room 110 and very happy"
"The units in the 1 story sections were quiet. Unit 111 was sunny and had chairs on the front porch and the back stoop."
"Do not expect ANY frills."
"they do have a blow dryer in the room, extra pillows,blankets, ice maker in the freezer."
"I would not want a room by the marina, see above. I heard the 2nd floor has ocean views."
$108 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesFloridaNokomis
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