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What hotels are walking distance from

The Longboat Key Club. Need a room to crash in after a wedding and really don't want to pay the $400 a night at the LKC, since we will be getting in late, showering and then going to brunch. I heard there is something across the street, but I can't seem to find anything . Thanks for the help.

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1. Re: What hotels are walking distance from

As far as I know, everything across the street from the LBK Club on Gulf of Mexico Drive is either commercial or residential.

There might be a condo for rent, bu they usually have a minimum stay.

Check with the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce.

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2. Re: What hotels are walking distance from

Thanks, I was afraid of that. I guess we will try and share a 2 bedroom at the LKC.

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3. Re: What hotels are walking distance from

Can you rent a car and drive off the Key to the mainland after the wedding? It isn't far (15 mins.) and would be cheaper than staying at the LKC. In fact there is a hotel that used to be a Holiday Inn on the mainland right at the end of the causeway leading to Lido Key, which is the key just before Longboat.

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4. Re: What hotels are walking distance from

The Holiday Inn you are referring to (before the Ringling Bridge)

on the mainland was demolished years ago. It is a vacant lot that will be the site of a new condo . However...

There are cheaper places to stay, but it would be very foolish to drink and drive. Now a cab to the mainland would be another option....

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5. Re: What hotels are walking distance from

SRQGirl has it right, no way are we driving. Would much rather spend the $ on more expensive room than a night in jail....

Staying on mainland would require cabs at 1 am, and then back for the brunch etc. Think we'll just bite the bullet and pay for the room, I hope they get some type of discount for a guaranteed amount of guests.

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6. Re: What hotels are walking distance from

Thanks for all your suggestions, we have ended up splitting a one bedroom with pull out, with my sister and her husband, so only comes out to about $200 at the LBKC. Still playing the waiting game on the tickets, Airtran fluctuates daily.

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7. Re: What hotels are walking distance from

Nic,

Good move about splitting the room.

Stayed at the LBK Club for my anniversary last week.

The room (small suite) we had was very spacious.

If you have never been there, it is private and the beach is very nice to walk.

Since you are only staying for 1 night, you probably won't be going anywhere else.

Enjoy.

~SRQgirl

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