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Gulf Beach Resort Motel

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Room & Suite (59)
Pool & Beach (42)
Certificate of Excellence

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Located directly on Lido Beach in Sarasota, Florida. Private beach and heated pool. Most units have fully equipped kitchens and private screened in porches. Each unit is uniquely decorated and we offer a variety of choices to suit your needs. We are within walking distance of renowned St. Armand's Circle shopping and restaurant district. We are the perfect place for family and class reunions, weddings, family vacations or just to get away for some special time with each other.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Heated pool
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Room features
Air conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Kitchenette
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Ocean View
Family
HOTEL CLASS

Location

Full view
58Somewhat walkable
Grade: 58 out of 100
29Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
9Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
388Reviews
216Photos
13Q+A
100Room tips
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If you're expecting the Ritz-Carlton, keep on moving. BUT, if you embrace a place with rich history, amazing character, sun, sand, water and friendly staff, look no further. From the time I called and spoke LIVE (no 1-800 number, no phone tree, no automated response) with the
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Response from GulfBeachMotel, General Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for providing a review of our property. We love it here and we are looking forward to your return visit. I will make sure I tell Teresa that you mentioned her name. Thank you again David
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Property is on the Gulf and has a pool. The staff were very nice and helpful. The rooms need to be updated I was shown very nice rooms when I went to look for my daughter and children but the rooms she actually was given were clean but not up to date. The rooms are very close so
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Response from GulfBeachMotel, General Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel
Responded 2 weeks ago
thank you for providing a review of our property. We are in the process of updating all of our rooms. We hope to see you back in Lido in the near future. Thank you again, David J. Marinich
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The location and staff can't be beat. The beach is amazing. The rooms were clean and thee were perks like coffee everyday. We stayed in 3 different rooms which varied greatly in amount of space and quality of furnishings and amenities. The bathroom in two of the rooms, as
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Response from GulfBeachMotel, General Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your review - we really appreciate the feedback. We hope to see you back soon. We are in the process of upgrading the furnishing. Thank you David
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This motel was tired- old decor, cracks in tiles, musty smell, but it was clean. However it was in a beautiful location, right on the beach and walking distance to restaurants. You get what you pay for
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Response from GulfBeachMotel, General Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to provide us a review. We can only get better with good feedback. I am in the process of upgrading the rooms. We hope to see you back here real soon. Thank you David
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The location was great,beach top notch. Staff was friendly and efficient. Two story building. Older place but clean. Could use new mattresses. Beach lounge chairs free to residents. Parking is between the 2 wings very close
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Response from GulfBeachMotel, General Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel
Responded 3 weeks ago
We appreciate your review. We strive to achieve a perfect 5 out of 5 rating. I would be extremely interested in finding how we can make our property a 5 in your eyes. If possible please contact me directly. Thank you for taking the time to provide a review. David
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Bedroom 319
Beach view from screened porch of 308
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Living room 319
Sunset from living room sofa, #319
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Unfortunately, you have to be 21 years old. But thank you for checking in with us. Thank you David
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3pm in check in Yes, all rooms have refrigerators. The Type: Motel Rooms have a micro fridge. Yes, we have a BBQ grill area. Yes, all kitchen utensils and dining things are in the units with kitchenettes.
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Is there someplace nearby where you can buy groceries?
yes, Publix. refer to Google for their locations
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Do you allow visitors
Yes, but limited and we don't provide any additional parking for them
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Do you allow visitors?
Yes, Within reason. They need to park outside of the lot.
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"Have rooms more updated."
"First floor really convenient."
"Beds were comfortable!"
"If it was longer than overnight I would have left and gone some where else. $235.00 for this was a JOKE!"
"My one big complaint would be the window air conditioner. It is very loud and very difficult to control. "
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PRICE RANGE
$142 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaSouthwest Gulf CoastSarasota
NUMBER OF ROOMS
49
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