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Mainsail Beach Inn
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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“Perfect stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Just finished a week stay at Mainsail at a three bedroom oceanfront. It was my retirement gift to myself. It was everything reported and more. Each bedroom has its own bathroom which was a plus when my children and grandchildren came. The location and view were what you dream about. Ana Maria Island (AMI) has such a charming, low key vibe which immediately destresses you. I watched this happen to everyone who came in and immediately saw the water and let out a big sigh of "aaaah". Thanks to Amy and Margot for taking care of all the details. Honestly there doesn't seem to be anything Margot can't do. We will definitely return next year.

Room Tip: I had room 7c. I don't think there was a fitness center. I just walked on the beach. I saw...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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BeachInnAMI, Manager at Mainsail Beach Inn, responded to this review, November 5, 2013
Thank you for your review about your stay at the Mainsail Beach Inn. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit to our lovely beach-front property and that the 3 bedroom condo was perfect for you. We hope to see you again next summer. Til then, please keep in touch with us via facebook.
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Margo, Resort Manager
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Clermont, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2013

Our stay at The Mainsail Beach Inn was Perfect! We stayed in a 3 bedroom/3 bath beachfront villa. It was truly a luxury villa with the best view of the Gulf. The staff at the Mainsail Beach Inn was very welcoming and personable. We loved everything about The Mainsail Beach Inn and will definitely be staying there again!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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BeachInnAMI, Manager at Mainsail Beach Inn, responded to this review, November 5, 2013
Thank you for your review of your visit to Mainsail Beach Inn. We are happy that you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again next summer.

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Margo, Resort Manager
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

This apartment was heavenly. Right on the beach with an unobstructed view of the sea with dolphins birds and pelicans and stingrays in abundance. It was huge too with enormous bathrooms. The only downsides were: the price as it doesn't come cheap but you can get better deals at other times, one of my children had to have a room with no external windows which she didn't like and we were not able to book the apartment for a whole week as it gets booked up pretty much a year in advance. This meant that we had to move from the best apartment to probably the worst in the block which, whilst nice was much more cramped and stuffy in the bedrooms and no comparison with the sea view room we moved from - i would not book this again. The rooms on the ground floor do not have high cealings so do not feel as spacious and luxurious but they are cheaper. The pool was great if a little small but you are right on the beach. Anna Maria itself is stunning and we felt it was well worth a second visit.

Room Tip: even the rooms at the back without a sea view are good but personally I do not like the ground floor...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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BeachInnAMI, General Manager at Mainsail Beach Inn, responded to this review, May 16, 2013
Thank you for your recent review about your stay at the Mainsail Beach Inn. We appreciate your feedback about your visit with us. We are glad that you liked the first suite you stayed in that was located right on the beachfront. We understand that after being in one of the premier suites that the 2nd non-beach suite would be a disappointment but we were glad that we were able to accommodate your time frame by working around the other bookings. Our boutique property has many loyal guests that do book their trips well in advance, especially during the spring and summer months. We would love to have you visit us again in the future and hope that we can arrange for you to stay in one of our beachfront suites for the entire week.

Sincerely,
Staff of Mainsail Beach Inn
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Fairmont, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

Stayed in a 3 bedroom beach front condo for 4 nights. High-end accomadations, Kitchen superb, everything you need. D'ont like to cook? That is ok too because the best resturant in the area is next door. Bedrooms, bedding, bathrooms are top-end. Decor in each was just right, not over done with someone's leftovers from home..Beach chairs and umbrellas were provided by the Inn, although it was hard to go to the beach because the room wa so nice. We thouroughly enjoyed our stay.

Room Tip: Glad we picked beach front.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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BeachInnAMI, General Manager at Mainsail Beach Inn, responded to this review, May 7, 2013
Thank you for your review on your stay at the Mainsail Beach Inn. We are glad that you found everything to your liking! We appreciated your wonderful comments and hope that you will join us again in the future. We try to make the Beach Inn "just right" for our guests.

Sincerely,
Staff of Beach Inn
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Kennesaw, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2013

Booked the Mainsail Inn just based on pictures and reviews. This was a wonderful find. Our family of 10 ( 6 adults and 4 children) stayed in one of their 3 bedroom unit. The place had obviously been decorated by a decorator and had quality furnishings, utensils, and linens. Everything was thought out to perfection. OUr stay included the room serviced every three days. Need extra's in between the service, just ask. The staff was helpful and even stood in as photographer. This was a great find! We are planning on booking it for next year.

Room Tip: They even have town house facilities.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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BeachInnAMI, General Manager at Mainsail Beach Inn, responded to this review, May 7, 2013
Thank you for your review on your trip to the Mainsail Beach Inn. We are so glad that you had a nice time at our resort and that you plan to come back again. We do our best to provide great service and we love having families visit with us - we think it is a perfect set-up so are glad you agree.

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Staff of Beach Inn
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Concord, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

This is the first time I've ever written a review...but couldn't help myself.

What a find! We were so pleased with our stay at Mainsail Inn...the quality of the unit (#11) furnishings, bedding, overall comfort...outstanding. The inn's location is ideal...on the beach, and close to everything, but out of the way just enough so if feels relaxed...quiet. And if that's not enough...wait until you meet Margo and the rest of the staff...gracious, warm and helpful.

It doesn't get any better.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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BeachInnAMI, General Manager at Mainsail Beach Inn, responded to this review, May 7, 2013
Thank you for your review about your stay at Mainsail Beach Inn. We are glad you "found us" and do hope that you will return to stay again. We appreciate your wonderful comments about the property, location and most of all, Margo (our resident manager). Save travels until your next visit.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

Terrific place... very well thought-out. My spouse and I must have said "they've thought of Everything" a dozen times on our first day. We were looking for a place that's right up on the beach (Gulf-side) and has a full kitchen-- so that there'd be no need to pay restaurant prices for 3 meals per day. Plus, I LOVE to cook-- and really enjoyed this full-featured and -equipped kitchen. Only minuses were that (1) the balcony/deck is way too narrow [no room to even walk around the deck chairs without turning them sideways]; (2) the building's roof overhang is so short that the morning dew falls down like rain onto the deck-- so it couldn't be used (without getting "rained on") until late-morning.; and (3) the chaises on the beach are VERY uncomfortable-- should be changed-out for the style available at the Bistro next-door.

Room Tip: Chefs/Cooking enthusiasts: the kitchen is very well-equipped, but two things it lacks (which you'...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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BeachInnAMI, General Manager at Mainsail Beach Inn, responded to this review, February 4, 2013
Thank you for the wonderful review - we are so glad that you stayed with us and enjoyed your suite. We do our best to provide everything that you could need during your visit, so we are sorry that we didn't think to stock an apron in the kitchen for you (or a liquid measuring cup). Next time you stay, let us know what you need in your room and we will see what we can do to make your trip perfect. Thanks for bringing your family to our lovely island, we hope to see you again. In the meantime, please connect with us on Facebook or Twitter to keep in touch.

Sincerely,
Margo Ryder, Manager
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Property: Mainsail Beach Inn
Address: 101 66th St, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1345
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Location: United States > Florida > Anna Maria Island > Holmes Beach
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 Specialty Lodging in Holmes Beach
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Overlooking stunning turquoise waters and situated on a powder sand beach is the Mainsail Beach Inn on Anna Maria Island. Offering guests a superb island experience, our resort offers 12 upscale multi bedroom suites, all with beachfront access, and some with a Gulf views. Hardwood plank floors, gracious living areas and fully equipped gourmet kitchens are complemented with locally inspired artwork, flat screen TVs, free WiFi, balconies or a patio. Community amenities include a heated resort-style swimming pool, hot tub, pool side grill, and beach lounge chairs & umbrellas. Conveniently located next to The Beach Bistro for fine dining and within walking distance to the Anna Maria Island trolley for easy access to Pine Street shopping, dining options and attractions. Barefoot Luxury. Authentic Florida. Discover the Mainsail Beach Inn difference! ... more   less 
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