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St. Petersburg, Florida
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here recently for a getaway weekend. Pleased to see two beds and a separate room with a futon. That really helped with four of us all staying together. Loved having a separate room where the door can be closed on the bedroom. Nice updated floor tile, simple bathroom and a room that overlooked the pool. The sunset cannot be... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this family owned resort has everything. Very comfy rooms pet friendly pool right on the beach what more could you ask for Nice comfy bed clean rooms kitchen porch private very nice good rates friendly staff

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Sparta, Georgia
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 10th family vacation at Coquina. Staff is friendly. Location is right on the beach and the hotel is clean and well maintained. Only problem we encountered was on Saturday, when one hotel guest commandeered one of the two shelters on the beach and had a graduation party for someone who was not a guest. There were at least 20... More 

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1 Thank Sherry H
CoquinaGM, General Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for your experience on that particular day. I have implemented new policies to ensure that this will not happen again at Coquina and we are now towing vehicles that do not have the necessary parking permit. The weekend you are referencing, we were totally overrun by "guests" of one room and I accept total responsibility... More 

peoria ill
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First I want to say how incredibly nice everyone was. We brought our dog and there was a extra fee but it was worth it cause it's hard to find pet friendly in that area. Rooms are clean and perfectly suitable. Love how they are right on the beautiful beach.

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1 Thank ckm76
CoquinaGM, General Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

Well thank you, we certainly try. I appreciate you staying with us and we love our furry friends! We look forward to your next visit. More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

The facility is older, but well maintained overall. The pool is kept clean and the grounds are lovely. We had a second floor room with a great view of the pool, courtyard and beach. The balcony is very large, and although the timbers are weathered, they were secure. The kitchen was well equipped, all appliances worked. The housekeeping staff was... More 

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CoquinaGM, General Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and for staying at our beautiful, quaint, old Florida hotel. We are in the process of making some upgrades to the rooms and property to make your stay even more enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this resort about 9 years ago and it was very nice, relaxing and family friendly. Well this was the weekend before classes start and we decided to have a small getaway with some friends from out of town. There were other guests next to our room that started drinking around 8am, making a lot of noise and... More 

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CoquinaGM, General Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

First, I would like to apologize for the atmosphere at the hotel during the weekend you were staying. We had some very unruly guests who did in fact bring way too many "guests" to our property who ruined yours and other paying guests visits. I have since implemented a policy to identify who is a paying guest of Coquina, and... More 

Tampa, Florida
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

I traveled with my father, step mother, and two brothers this past weekend and I definitely enjoyed our stay. Like many have mentioned, it is not the Ritz and could use some updates but we had a decent room that opened up right on the beach which was wonderful. The staff was pretty friendly as well. The room itself was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

The walls the patch is bad the stove is old and don't work the TV the remote only work with the cable channels up and down the TV don't work with the remote the ceiling fan dont work the doors the seals are bad the frig don't have handles and the sink the door don't close and the wood from... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This was our first time on Lido Key. Chose this for the location. As many have noted it is an old style Florida hotel,the kind our grandparents would have stayed in. Our room was neat and clean. Rather large. Close to the beach. As noted could use some updates but that's to be expected in a property this old. The... More 

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CoquinaGM, General Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your stay on Lido beach. We are in the process of updating some things in the rooms and kitchens, so the next time you return, Coquina will be even better! Thanks again for staying with us. More 

Bel Air, Maryland
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

My review is probably consistent with many of the others. Based on reading the reviews here - my expectations were set when I checked in to the hotel - and there were no horrible surprises. The hotel has a great location - right on the beach and a 10 minute walk to St. Armonds Circle. The rooms were spacious and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quaint, old-Florida style beach hotel on Gulf of Mexico with studio and suite efficiencies. Nestled on beautiful Lido Key in Sarasota, FL, just minutes from renowned St. Armanda's Circle and Downtown Sarasota. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coquina On The Beach

Address: 1008 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2298
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $143 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Coquina On The Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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