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Great Heron Inn

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

My family just left the Great Heron Inn yesterday and cannot say anything bad about the experience. The owner takes pride in the property and it shows. Our room was very clean and so is the entire property. It sits away from the larger hotels down the road so the beach was never overly busy. Beach towels, chairs and toys...

4Thank Todd M
Marco Island, Florida
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is NOT a JW Marriott. But what it is, is right on the beach, with a nice little pool and SUPER friendly owners and staff. It is within walking distance to several restaurants, five feet from the beach, and extremely clean . We stayed in a one bedroom, with full kitchen, and a separate living room for next to...

4Thank Bradford W
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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Me, my husband and son stayed here for 7 days. We had a blast!!! The owner is the best she has pool toys and beach toys for guests to use. A Great Heron comes everyday at least 3 times and gets fed fish. Only thing that was annoying the maids did not clean well and would give us new sheets...

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Minneapolis / Jena
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We spent 3 nights. The hotel was chosen based on reviews from Tripadvisor and all were so right. A nice little charming hotel right on a stretch of beach without any big hotels. The owners were very nice and attentive. The room was rather an apartment with separate sleeping room and kitchen. All little dated but absolutely clean and charming.The...

4Thank Chris M
Quincy, Illinois
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Pool for the kids, beach for the view, ice cream shoppe , restaurants and even a CVS for things forgotten ... All within walking distance. Short drive to putt putt and go karts and a quick trip to the aquarium. Can't wait to go back again! Feel safe and everyone is happy to help.

1Thank Pat H
Traverse City, MI
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Once you find a place you like...small, friendly, clean & accommodating. Gulf of Mexico right outside your front door, walk to local restaurants, clean pool area & lots of chairs. They even supply you with beach towels! We already reserved fro next year! Yes, the Heron visits the pool area daily.

3Thank MInone4
Reviewed 29 April 2016

The friendliest place you will ever stay. Clean and neat as a pin. The place puts you in mind of going to the beach when we were young, but very well kept. If you want to enjoy the beach without breaking the bank, this is the place!

1Thank David S
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Just what was needed to relax. Hotel staff were awesome and very friendly. Had what you would need to stay, cook your own food, and just relax. You can either relax by the pool with Harry, the Great Blue Heron, or on the beach building sandcastles. Definitely will be going back.

1Thank Wynne D
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Easy drive to local golf courses. Beachfront property. Close walk to bars/restaurants. Pool. Air conditioning. Kitchenette. Quiet place with friendly staff. All these factors make it perfect for golfers looking to get away. We will be back.

Thank 1MRW1
Lake Panasoffkee, Florida
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I wasn't able to get my usual place I go when I'm at Indian shores ., so my Uncle booked at the great heron inn. But I have to be honest this was a very awesome place ...it has a very nice beach front, and there's a place to sit across the street from the motel that they own so...

3Thank rainstormie

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Great Heron Inn

Address: 68 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785-3910
Region: United States > Florida > Indian Rocks Beach
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Great Heron Hotel Indian Rocks Beach
Great Heron Motel
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“Second floor rooms on the courtyard side have views of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles PL763, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Unit 121 has a great view”
 of 5 bubbles LONG3, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We liked the view more from our 2nd floor room in comparison to the 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles MaggieJ749, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They have beach view, but you can survive without the view and take the 30 second walk to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 177bradfordw, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Second floor you can see the Gulf better.”
 of 5 bubbles MInone4, 3 May 2016 | Read review
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