Our stay was for a short time, but was very pleasant. Martha, at the office, is a doll, who can't do enough for you to make your stay a great one. She is helpful, courteous, and extremely nice. No room is a bad room, as each one looks out at the Gulf of Mexico (the first floor rooms are partial view since the shrubs block it somewhat at beach level, so the top floor would give you a full view of the grounds and beach). I liked the first floor because we were in an end unit which was fine for two people. We had the Murphy bed and a beautiful kitchenette that was fully stocked with all you would need, of course, besides your food and drink. It had a pull out sofa but to tell you the truth, the room (Studio) is too small for this. If you pulled it out to have two more people sleep, you won't be able to walk through the room. The room was clean, cleaning staff were nice, and you can't beat the location. The beach is so clean and there is soft, white sand, that cradles your feet like fresh powder. The beach is lovely and waiting for you each day. I liked how the pool was so close as well as the patio right out back to sun or simply eat outside and enjoy the gorgeous weather. I liked this place. It is a small hotel and quiet, but that is what I liked about it. It is has a washer/dryer that you share with others. I never had a problem when I wanted to use it. People were all friendly and how can you go wrong being on the Gulf of Mexico? For the price, it is definitely worth it. Great for couples, families, and the like. Close to great restaurants and shopping too. Great place to stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Blend the vibrant shades of pink and purple sunsets, with the calm turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico and you get a vacation experience of a lifetime. The Beach on Longboat Key sits Gulf front and includes all the amenities of a large resort, but without all the crowds and noise. Most of the units at this 15-unit condominium complex feature a view of the Gulf of Mexico, which perfectly compliments the modern, yet beachy décor. Located mid-island, The Beach on Longboat Key is close to Southwest Florida’s ‘Cultural Capital,’ Sarasota, and the eclectic island of Anna Maria Island. For those vacationers that like a more subdued getaway – this 12-mile stretch of beach has everything at its fingertips – from 5-star dining to paddleboard lessons, there is something for everyone.Our on-site amenities are bountiful and include a heated, Gulf front swimming pool, private beach access, BBQ area and on-site office. Choose from our various unit styles that include: studio units, hotel rooms, one- and two-bedroom units and one-bedroom plus den option. All units come equipped with a full-size kitchen or kitchenette, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access and daily maid service.Whether traveling as a family, honeymooner, on business or just want a resort with the best accommodations (and views!) Longboat Key has to offer, this is the resort for you. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Beach On Longboat Key Hotel Longboat Key