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Austin, Texas
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93 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We like it here because it is far from the hustle and bustle and traffic of the gulf front beaches. A nice little resort tucked away in a fairly rural area. It's on a beautiful little peninsula on Tampa Bay. Great sunsets over the St Pete bridge. Marina with charter fishing with Capt Oliver (Tampa Bay fishing). A restaurant facing... More 

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Sun City Center, Florida
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8 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place has a wide open view of Tampa Bay, from either inside the restaurant or outside tables by the Tiki Bar. Service is on the slow side if you are in a hurry, but is fine if you are not. Their kitchen is a considerable distance from the tables. Your server will be running back an forth like crazy,... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Only thing I didn't care for is that there was no where to plug my phone in next to the bed. Other than that is was great. I will come back for a family vacation and consider staying there again. I wasn't able to see the outside because it was dark and I left before the sun came up but... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place to visit for families with young children, or any age. Even though its located off the beaten path the place is totally opposite - very pleasantly surprised. My husband and I both fell in love with it. Staff is very pleasant but not very knowledgeable of what around and internet leaves a lot to be desired.

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds and rooms were nice, and clean as well. Unfortunately we were next to a room that was booked for a party. It started after 1:00am finally we had to call the desk to request security at 4:30am. There is no cameras in the halls ,nor does security in it's rounds checks any of the halls were rooms are... More 

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Joyce L, Public Relations Manager at The Inn at Little Harbor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We are very sorry to hear what you encountered during your stay. We do our best to encourage all guests to be courteous to other guests; we apologize for falling short this time. Please know all comments are being reviewed by the General Manager so he is aware.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had high expectations which were not met due to confusing information on websites and review sites. So firstly this is a resort now branded as 2 areas. Harbourside inn and the inn at little harbour. They are sister resorts next to each other. The photos shown in this trip advisor are for harbourside NOT the inn. As we spent... More 

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Joyce L, Public Relations Manager at The Inn at Little Harbor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We are very sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. You are absolutely correct, we are currently working on separating the photos to the correct page. We previously had one page for both properties which explains the joint photos. However, we are glad you were able... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay so the room was lovely, plenty of room and the beds so comfy.the restaurant on the waters edge very good food and plenty of it. Enjoy the Tiki bar for the sunset, you will love it. Staff was very helpful, and friendly!

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Joyce L, Public Relations Manager at The Inn at Little Harbor, responded to this review

We are so happy you spend your birthday with us and enjoyed every minute of your stay. Just by reading your positive words, we can feel this excitement you must have felt. Thank you for leaving us feedback and hope to see you again in the near future. More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have 3 pools, basketball courts, playground, beach access, restaurants, bars etc. Friday night the tiki bar had a band so we sat by the water and enjoyed. Staff was nice, and the resort was great! I would stay again!

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Joyce L, Public Relations Manager at The Inn at Little Harbor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay. We are very happy you enjoyed your weekend away! Thank you for pointing out the amenities we have to offer; always a plus for our future guests to get a visual of what to expect. Feedback like yours is very much appreciated. More 

Savannah, Georgia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friends have stayed here several times. We booked as a 1 night stay while en route to Ft. Myers. Friendly, professional staff, great food, luxuriously clean & comfortable and an incredible last-minute price. We''ll be back for a long visit soon.

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Joyce L, Public Relations Manager at The Inn at Little Harbor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Positive feedback like yours always puts a smile on our faces. We hope to see you again in the near future, hopefully for a longer period of time. More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed October 25, 2016

My 79 year old father and I had the most amazing “guys weekend” staying at The Resort & Club at Little Harbor in Ruskin FL and fishing with Capt Oliver, whose boat is in the marina right in front of the hotel. My father has to use a cane to get around (disabled vet) so I was a little worried... More 

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Joyce L, Public Relations Manager at The Inn at Little Harbor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We are very happy you and your father were able to have a guys weekend and enjoyed your stay! It is important to have a weekend away with family members so glad you were able to do just that. Thank you for pointing out the scenery and the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to your Caribbean-style island resort on the South Shore of Tampa Bay - The Resort & Club at Little Harbor. This unique resort and residential village provides a harmonious blend of Anglo-Caribbean architecture, lush tropical landscaping, island style hospitality and the natural wonders of a waterfront resort.Conveniently secluded between Tampa and Sarasota, The Resort & Club at Little Harbor is a full-service, AAA Travel Guide, three-diamond, resort hotel and conference center situated on 124 acres, completely surrounded by the tranquil waters of our harbors, marinas and Tampa Bay. No matter how you choose to spend your time, we have an option for you at The Resort & Club at Little Harbor. Relax and enjoy our half mile stretch of secluded, white sandy beach. Take a dip in one of three heated pools and two Jacuzzi. Feeling competitive? Shoot hoops, play beach volleyball or play tennis on one of our five tennis courts. The entire family will enjoy themselves on our 250 foot fishing pier shuffleboard court horseshoe field or in our two fitness centers or enjoy our watersports including kayaks, jetskis, hydro bikes or paddleboards.Boaters arrive in paradise with deep-water access, 330 wet-slips, 220 high and dry slips, on-site fuel dock, bait and tackle store, fully stocked ship’s store, and boat trailer parking with near-by flats and deep sea fishing.Dine at one of two waterfront restaurants, The Sunset Grill or Sunset lounge and our beach-side Tiki Bar. Choose from a selection of steaks, sumptuous seafood, stacked sandwiches open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with live entertainment outside on Friday Through Sunday evenings.The Resort & Club at Little Harbor offers a vast array of guest room accommodations perfect for individuals, couples, families and groups desiring a resort destination. Guest accommodations include our standard, deluxe and Junior Suites along with our brand new studio, one, two and three bedroom suites and town homes, all offering breathtaking water views of Tampa Bay or our marinas, harbor and nature preserves.All guest rooms have been completely renovated to provide you with the necessary conveniences to ensure your comfort. An iron and ironing board, hair dryer, coffee maker, microwave and mini refrigerator are standard items in every room. A spacious work desk area with ample lighting, direct dial telephones, free high-speed internet access, 32" flat screen color cable television with free premium channels. Individual climate control air conditioning and heating, private bathrooms with granite counter tops and private balconies or patios. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn at Little Harbor

Address: 611 Destiny Drive, Ruskin, FL 33570 (Formerly The Resort & Club at Little Harbor)
Location: United States > Florida > Ruskin
Price Range: $83 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Inn at Little Harbor 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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The Resort & Club At Little Harbor Hotel Ruskin
The Resort And Club At Little Harbor
Hotel At Little Harbor
Resort At Little Harbor
Resort Club Little Harbor
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“They all face either the sound or the bay but you can't specify which you want when booking even if the description says "bay" suite.”
 of 5 bubbles Lizatutor, yesterday | Read review
“ask to upgrade your room to the ocean view, you will not be disappointed. Sunsets are gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles ellent683, 1 week ago | Read review
“Be careful of being near Party rooms”
 of 5 bubbles paulhU1214SQ, 1 week ago | Read review
“All the rooms have sunrise or sunset views”
 of 5 bubbles montiem37, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a high floor facing the marina. The higher the better the view.”
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 of 5 bubbles gregcX2606FA, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
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