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Gulf Towers Resort Motel
Reviewed December 6, 2012

We stayed here as we wanted to go to Busch Gardens and stay overnight to get the best from our BG ticket. It isn't the Hilton but it was perfectly fine for just under $100. We had the ocean view room which was lovely to watch the pelicans fishing in the sea.

Hot water was fine and the shower head was quite fast even though it looked like it wasn't going to be that great.

The man there does request that you read his policies. We did and most of it was common sense. No big deal.

I would actually stay there again if I was in the area as the location was ideal.

Room Tip: Ocean view is worth the extra few dollars
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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 1, 2012

If you're looking for a five star resort, go elsewhere. If you're looking for a cheap room with a great view, this is your place, but remember, you get what you pay for. No hot water at 9:30 at night, and again the next morning. When I complained to the front desk, he commented that "we turned the hot water heater back on at 8:30 this morning, it should be working now." He "allowed" us to check out a half hour later (at 10am, not the usual 11am checkout time) to be able to take a shower. At 9:45am, the hot water was nowhere to be found. Overall, the room was relatively clean, and the location was great (close to good restaurants). If you are looking for one night, I would recommend this place, but if you want more than one night, I would go somewhere else. P.S. If you stay anywhere close, I recommend going to TJ's Italian restaurant, it's wonderful!

Room Tip: Ground floor leads right to the beach.
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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3  Thank Michelle P
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Reviewed June 4, 2012

We spent 1 night here this past weekend and we were not very impressed. We did not have a reservation and when we first walked in the gentleman at the desk would not help us, we had to wait for the manager. The manager seemed very suspicious of us and asked if we were over 30! It almost made us leave. We are not so it seemed like he grudgingly gave us a room. We had to read a list of rules before we could check in which were mostly common sense.

The best part of it was the view from our room, right onto the Gulf. It is absolutely gorgeous there and we were able to sit on our balcony and watch the beautiful sunset. There is also a nice pool.

The room itself was clean but old. The entire hotel is old and it could definitely use renovating. We had a small kitchenette with 2 burners. The burners were filthy and quite terrifying...I would not cook on them! The bathroom was also old, the shower was stiff to use. This hotel desparately needs updating. I felt like the elevator was going to break down every time I was in it. I would only stay here again if there was nothing else available.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank WelshChick04
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Reviewed June 3, 2012

We love the Gulftowers, don't understand the bad reviews, it's clean, right on the beach and good sized rooms. The balconys the best ever, great pool. We just came back from a 1 night stay, usually stay 2 nights.No it's not the Hilton but it's on the beach and 109.00 a night, well worth it !! Meanegment is very agreeable and nice. Had the best time. If you go be sure to stop at JD's restaurant, best seafood and love the piano bar.

Room Tip: We like 2nd, 3rd or 4th floor because the balcony on 1st floor gets crowded with people sitting on d...
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank PattiDiLouie
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Reviewed April 25, 2012

The Hotel is above so-so and it had all the kitchen stuff that are necessary
which ia about like home. It has a pool as well and good ocean views
from the balcony.

Room Tip: If you don't want to hassle with the elevator you should chose a bottom level room.
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  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled solo
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3  Thank chastings7
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Reviewed April 23, 2012

We stayed here in April 2012 after we liked it in November 2011.

We stayed on the ground floor, facing the beach, and it was so great.

The place did not smell at all.

It was so clean. The guy came by and took the outdoor grill away every day and cleaned it, and they washed the lawn chairs and pool area regularly. The pool was spotless.

You can sit on your deck and see the ocean and walk down the pathway there in about 30 seconds. It is right on the beach.

Across the street and to the left is JD's, with good music and fun dancing every night...for the 50ish and over crowd. Really fun.

The CVS is also across the street.

We really like this place...and the people were friendly and helpful but not intrusive.

Room Tip: Don't pick a room facing the street or it may be noisy. Face the ocean and pay ten bucks more...
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  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 29, 2011

The smell of the lobby should have been enough to turn anyone away, but I was tired. Great location, but nothing else good can be said about this place. The whole place smelled like curry. I moved to another hotel, it was that bad.

Room Tip: If you want to choose a good room choose another hotel!
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  • Stayed: March 2011, traveled with friends
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6  Thank Rev_Dennis
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Additional Information about Gulf Towers Resort Motel

Address: 404 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785-2540
Location: United States > Florida > Indian Rocks Beach
Amenities:
Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Indian Rocks Beach
Price Range: $89 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gulf Towers Resort Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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