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Dunedin, Florida, United States
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25 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

Older two-story property that is very well maintained and located right on the beach amid a number of other older properties which also appear quite nice. No elevators so if you have a second floor unit, you'll have to climb the stairs. Furnishings are clean and kitchen and bathroom are spotless. Nice pool and large spat-hot tub. Gas grills available,... More 

1 Thank MaryJo822
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

This is the third year in a row we're visiting, and we will be back again next year. Don't expect the Taj Mahal....this is a solid, well-run hotel that is budget and for families. That makes it a rare bird in the area it is in. It has old world Florida charm, and is a quiet, comfortable stay.

2 Thank sdelia21
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

Good things: Rooms were spacious and clean. The kitchen was very well equipped. Bad things: REALLY poor wi-if connections. Didn't get a decent signal all week. Horribly scratchy bedding - the blankets were like burlap imbedded with cactus spines. Pillows were SO thick you wake with a stiff neck. Foam mattresses were the kind that hold heat (way too hot... More 

2 Thank A L
Belleville, Illinois
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107 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to the area and we are sold on this location. This place is well located and within easy walking distance (7/10 of a mile) to the shopping circle and very close to Lido beach. Two very nice restaurants are also within walking distance. Rooms are a little small but very clean and well maintained. We... More 

2 Thank AAKPT
Girvan, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2016

We have been visiting this location for many years. The staff are helpful, professional and cheerful. The location and the ambience around the site are hard to beat. We have been looking for years for the perfect place but so far have not found one, This comes close, being within walking distance of St Armands Circle, having a brilliant beach... More 

1 Thank auldcreameryGirvan
Bellefontaine, Ohio
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016

Ok, I've seen the poor reviews, and I can understand how the staff can come across unfriendly to those who are not owners and have traded in. But I assure you they are friendly people once you get to know them. I've been coming here on and off since about 1981 at age 8 and now have been bringing my... More 

1 Thank Jason W
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

I agree with a lot of other reviews. The staff is not very friendly at all. The only person who actually took time to talk to us was the maintenance guy, He was very friendly and we swapped stories etc as I am from a conversion property as well, I wish I would have remembered his name. Not much information... More 

2 Thank Michelle G
Gilford, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2016

Location is perfect. Lido beach is wonderful. With walking distance to terrific restaurants and shops. As an exchange on RCI the rooms are on small side but clean and maintained. It is not a good exchange. Compared to a Marriott exchange much to be desired. Management not warm and fuzzy don't necessarily care if you're there or not. No one... More 

2 Thank padrepadre
Harriman, New York
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2016

We've stayed here at least 3 times and are returning this summer. The pool area is small, but never feels crowded, and the beach is a short walk. The beach near the resort is not crowded, and we've spotted dolphins swimming very close by. The one bedroom has a full kitchen and there's a laundry facility on premises. Close to... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

Suntide is right on the Lido Beach and within walking distance to the best shopping and restaurant district, St. Armands Circle.The beach is one of the best in Florida with 2 great Tiki Bars close by!!The sunsets are spectacular with beautiful views of the Gulf and are a Happy Hour event every night! The condo was comfortable and clean. We... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Suntide Island Beach Club

Address: 850 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Suntide Island Beach Club 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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