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A Place to Be Motel

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05/14/2017 05/15/2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Clean and fun! Walk to the gulf beach and right on a canal we had a great time here they provided beach chairs and umbrellas nice swimming pool restraints in walking distance watch the sunset from the beach

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The worst thing about this place was... Walking across the street to the beach ( & it's not so bad, takes 2 min!) We had: 2nd floor unit, there's only 2 floors. Great view of waterway & boats going back & forth from our open private deck. Great wi-fi in room...Great a/c... Great hot water in shower... Great water pressure....

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florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a last minute get a way so took what was available. Not the worst place I have stayed in. The room was clean the owner friendly and close to the beach. The room was in bad shape. No hot water in shower,tub didn't drain and outlets were so loose had to prop plugs to stay in place. Stairs...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old, rickety, walked through an alley to our room! Gross floor, bad slider door for entrance. Never saw an employee, no housekeeping. We had to take out our trash! 2nd floor, up sketchy wooden stairs, very thin walls.

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

The location was great. The place is VERY old and in need of LOTS of work. Parking was such a hassle. The room, while clean, was so outdated. The sofa bed was HORRIFIC. It was partly broken and I had to put blankets and comforters under the sheet to lessen the feel of the bars. Told her on check out...

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Genoa City, Wisconsin
Reviewed March 13, 2017

if your looking for a clean comfortable place to stay for a great price, this is the place, no frills, no bull, no walking on eggshells with staff watching your every move, this was just right for our group, we didn't spend much time in the room anyway, the water was right out our door to fish and relax on...

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1Thank rrostkowski
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed February 25, 2017

This was like a very bad 1960's hotel. We were advised since we were checking in after 3pm to look for an envelope with our name on it in the mailbox. Different, but ok. Got the envelope with our room key (remember those?!) . The only door to the room was a sliding glass door. Thankfully my husband was able...

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Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed February 13, 2017

A place to be motel is as advertised. For that it gets a 5. It is older, it does need updating. None of those points were ever a secret. It is VERY clean. When it does get updated, which it will soon, I'm sure the prices will go up exponentially. I've never been a Florida fan, until Nokomis and A...

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1Thank Jim H
Illinois
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

We vacation a lot so sometimes we splurge and sometimes we stay at cheaper motels. A Place to Be was a great choice. The heated pool area was gorgeous and also had a pretty area along a small inlet. Although the room was by no means luxury, it was clean and comfortable. The kitchen was fine. Casey Key beach was...

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Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Always a good time and the staff are always great, Brandi is always very nice & accommodating. We have stayed several times over a couple years and they are in the process of renovating which will be amazing in sure!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Place to Be Motel

Address: 212 Casey Key Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275-3320
Location: United States > Florida > Nokomis
Price Range: $110 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — A Place to Be Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Do not expect ANY frills.”
607judym, Mar 14, 2017 | Read review
“they do have a blow dryer in the room, extra pillows,blankets, ice maker in the freezer.”
rrostkowski, Mar 13, 2017 | Read review
“I would not want a room by the marina, see above. I heard the 2nd floor has ocean views.”
jimhC4221IE, Feb 13, 2017 | Read review
“Best room 120, quieter side 101, beach view 104...”
761nelliel, Dec 22, 2016 | Read review
“Wait until they are completely done renovating.”
lascala43, Mar 29, 2016 | Read review
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