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Mountainside, New Jersey
Reviewed December 20, 2012

And yes, Dave is great and so are the rooms! Heated pools and a block from the beach which is beautiful. Very relaxing trip and all of Dave's restaurant recommendations were good. Nice new bathroom was a plus!

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14Thank lgsells
Colorado
Reviewed December 9, 2012

We're just back from our first stay at Gulf Tides. It's a very relaxing place, with a nice pool or a short walk to Upham Beach, very clean, great rates, and Dave is always available. He had really good suggestions for local restaurants. We will definitely go back.

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4Thank Hudson241
Colorado
Reviewed November 19, 2012

The Gulf Tides Inn is an absolute gem of a place in St. Pete Beach. Having never been to St. Pete before all I had to go on were the Trip Advisor reviews....I'm glad I listened. I thought it perhaps such a small place could rank so high, however I took a chance and am thankful for that. There aren't...

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12Thank bogateer
Coley's Point
Reviewed November 15, 2012

We arrived October 30,2012 after a long flight and was greeted by a smiling face and a big welcoming "Come on in..so nice to see you again"...yes this would be Dave!!...We had some close friends with us this year and we planned on staying for two weeks instead of the three days we spent here last year. We were not...

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5Thank RFR0
Franklin, Tennessee
Reviewed November 10, 2012

sitting in unit #2 as i write this...what a quaint little inn...classic 1949 spanish-style structure that is clean clean clean...what a hidden gem...dave is great...thanks to accurate reviewers on tripadvisor--otherwise, i would have passed it by...

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6Thank groundlevelbert
England
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Just spent another perfect stay in the sun with Dave and Adele. There's nothing more to add than the previous reviews other than it just gets better and better every year we stay. The location is perfect, the complex is perfect for anyone's needs and Dave is just the ideal host. All the rooms have now been renovated and have...

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1Thank DrLex7
Reviewed October 30, 2012 via mobile

Super charming place with wonderfully friendly host. Efficiencies are comfortable and clean. Loved the 1960s pink and black tiled bathroom. Dave is there for anything you need: dinner recommendation, beach chairs, a nice chat. Wish we could have stayed longer!

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3Thank Klcahill2
Sturgis, Michigan
Reviewed October 23, 2012

If you're in search of a friendly, clean, comfortable, cheap, welcoming, family owned place to stay close to the beach, THIS is your place! This is a small motel style place with apartment style rooms. We stayed in the efficiency style apartment for the weekend and it was perfect. The room had a small kitchen with anything needed to make...

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5Thank Jayneann1809
St. Pete Beach, Florida
Reviewed October 21, 2012

If you're in search of a small family run property, then this is the place for you. When we arrived we were barely in the gate when Dave greeted us by name and immediately took us to our room, showed us around. A little later he offered to help me bring in my luggage! He made great suggestions for meals,...

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3Thank hgibson01
Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed October 11, 2012

The first time I stayed at the Gulf Tides Inn, I was impressed with the condition of the property, the local knowledge displayed by the owner, and the convenience of the location. My second trip proved to me, it wasn't a fluke. Dave is always busy running around the inn taking care of the most minute detals to ensure his...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Gulf Tides Inn. We are a family owned and operated inn located on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. We offer beautiful apartment suites and efficiencies for your comfort during your stay in Florida. Come and enjoy our wonderful amenities, our large heated pool, free wireless internet, BBQ grill, laundry facilities, free in room safes, hairdryers, complimentary toiletries welcome set and many, many more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gulf Tides Inn

Address: 600 68th Ave, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706-2005
Location: United States > Florida > St. Pete Beach
Price Range: $79 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Gulf Tides Hotel Saint Pete Beach
Gulf Tides Motel
Gulf Tides Inn St. Pete Beach, Florida
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in St. Pete Beach
#1 Best Value Hotel in St. Pete Beach
#1 Family Hotel in St. Pete Beach
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Clearwater, Florida
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“Room 8 is quiet”
 of 5 bubbles DrLex7, Oct 30, 2016 | Read review
“Only ten rooms. Some with separate bedrooms, but all with full kitchen. We tended to eat on the tables around the pool”
 of 5 bubbles sue0148, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Look for the Mom and Pop places before you go to these high end motels. you will be surprised!!!”
 of 5 bubbles kmsfas, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“Efficiency or 1 bedroom with king bed or 1 bedroom with 2 beds - every room is a great room”
 of 5 bubbles watermelonksttt, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“Calm and relaxing”
 of 5 bubbles 889karine, Sep 5, 2016 | Read review
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