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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this room for one night on the way from Tampa to the Everglades and to visit the area's beaches. Whilst the room was dated, it was spacious and good value for what we paid (good deal through third party website). It was a quiet area and well located for Nikomos beach where on Wednesdays there is a beach...

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Punta Gorda, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had never been to this area before and had my daughter book us a room that was reasonable and cute on the Internet. When we arrived at 5 there was a note on the door for "late arrivals".. We were instructed to go to room 121 and our keys would be there. Interesting we thought. So we did and...

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Sarah J, Guest Relations Manager at A Place to Be Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are glad you could enjoy the beach and bay at our lovely little motel.

Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stayed at this hotel as we are relocating to Florida from Ohio and needed a place to stay while we looked for permanent residence in our new home state. We originally booked to King efficiency suite, but had a small problem with the sliding door. We went to the front desk to ask about getting the door fixed or...

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Sarah J, Guest Relations Manager at A Place to Be Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback. It is our pleasure to serve you while you look for a new home. Thank you for staying with us and enjoying a little piece of heaven on Casey Key!

Seffner, Florida, USA
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to stay. Very relaxing. It has a beautful little pool but that's a must when we stay at any hotel and especially at the beach. This hotel is across the little street and there is beach access. All the rooms have balconies or patios. The room we stayed in is very big with a king size bed and...

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Sarah J, Public Relations Manager at A Place to Be Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving visitors some feedback about your stay. We appreciate you vacationing with us, and I'm glad you had a relaxing time. See you soon.

Mulberry, Florida
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The location of this hotel is great. It is located on the intracoastal and backs up to docks which are perfect for fishing. The beach is directly across the street. The pool are is very nice, they appeared to have it redone recently. The staff was very accommodating. The rooms are very dated though. All in all it was fine....

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Sarah J, Public Relations Manager at A Place to Be Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving feedback about your experience! We are poised to remodel the interior of the rooms. We can't wait to offer you the most comfortable stay possible when they are finished, so keep checking back.

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 9 May 2016

My husband and I were celebrating our 25th anniversary for a nice long weekend! Front porch was covered in sand and dirt when we arrived. Poor curb appeal. Room was of course outdated, draws and the handles on them were broken. Toilet wouldn't flush. Water dripping in the bathroom sink the whole time because you couldn't get it to shut...

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Sarah J, Public Relations Manager at A Place to Be Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. We apologize that your room and linens were not what you expected. In an effort to make sure everything works properly, we do thank you for letting us know about things that need repair. If our guests don't let us know, then we don't always find the issues that need...

Titusville, Florida
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

My Husband and I, spent our Anniversary at A place to be. It was everything and more that we expected! Quiet, and absolutely breathtaking. If there was construction going on, we heard no evidence of it at all. So laid back, it was difficult to leave. I'm counting the days till we return. And becoming regulars at such a humbling...

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Sarah J, Public Relations Manager at A Place to Be Motel, responded to this review

You are very kind! I'm glad you enjoyed your special getaway. Casey Key is so calm and secluded that many people try to keep it a secret. I don't think that the area will ever change - people love the quiet too much. We look forward to your return!

Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The owners of A Place to Be are the friendliest most helpful people I and my family have ever met. They go out of their way to make your stay comfortable and easy going. They re always there for help and assistance in any way you could imagine. The are fast to recommend places to dine and visit if you...

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Sarah J, Public Relations Manager at A Place to Be Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for giving our visitors insight into your experience in Nokomis and Venice. These beaches are great for finding sharks teeth. I hope you found a few to take back with you. We look forward to your return!!!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 April 2016

If you are looking for a fancy up scale resort this is not the place for you (maybe after the remodeling) that said we enjoyed our stay very much yes the pillows are flat and our room was very dated but the 1 min walk to the beach, the fishing out our back door, the outdoor pool and the grill...

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Sarah J, Public Relations Manager at A Place to Be Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you leaving us some feedback! As excited as we are to remodel, it does take a certain amount of time to get things planned and completed. We hope you will come back and enjoy the same location with even more comfortable rooms very soon.

Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights and got exactly what we wanted - some peace and solitude. The beach is a 1 Min walk away. It's a really quiet part of the beach. If you want some excitement just walk up north for 5 min though ;-) We had a great view from our room and sat directly at the...

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Sarah J, Public Relations Manager at A Place to Be Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay and your accommodations. Air conditioners in Florida tend to break down frequently - probably because they are used so heavily. We appreciate the recommendation as well. Have a safe and wonderful time until we see you again!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax and unwind in beautiful Casey Key, Florida, at A Place To Be Motel. Savor the charm of Old Florida in one of our newly renovated waterfront apartments. Enjoy the beautiful sand, surf and sunsets of Nokomis Beach just a short path away. And there's more............ Each guest deserves the finest room. That's why, in every studio and apartment, we provide a full kitchen, free Wi-Fi and cable television. Many rooms also have a view of the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway with its wildlife and beautiful natural scenery. A Place To Be Motel welcomes your pet to enjoy a vacation with you! Our guests have "backyard" access to the Sarasota Intracoastal Waterway for boating and lovely nature and wildlife excursions. In addition to a private fishing dock, the avid adventurer can book a fishing charter, departing daily from the Motel, with captain Phil Bloom and Venice Reef Charters. For guests and non-guests, we also offer 15 rentable boat slips that accommodate boats up to 50 feet long! We are here to make this a memorable stay for you and your family. Experience the secluded, peaceful, relaxing environment - Play shuffleboard - Lounge with your family by the pool - Grill at one of several outdoor dining areas. If you want to venture out, there are many restaurants - shops - and fun, interesting, exotic Florida attractions nearby. We are happy to make recommendations and share our favorites with you! Water truly melts the stress away - so come visit us at A Place To Be Motel in Casey Key, Florida, where the Intracoastal Waterway and the ocean will surround and soothe you. We sincerely look forward to your visit! Amenities: • Each room has a fully equipped kitchen--full-size refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster oven, dishes, microwave, oven and stove-top. • Pet friendly • Free wi-fi • Free parking. • Cable TV in every room. • Coin-operated laundry room onsite. Onsite Activities: • Nokomis Beach just a short path away. • Swimming pool. • Game room available. • Shuffleboard. • Deck overlooking the bay. • Outdoor grills. • Tables and lounge chairs by the pool. • Private fishing docks. • 15 Boat slips for rent. • Fishing charter leaving daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Place to Be Motel

Address: 212 Casey Key Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275-3320
Region: United States > Florida > Nokomis
Price Range: $153 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — A Place to Be Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Wait until they are completely done renovating.”
 of 5 bubbles lascala43, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are no good rooms!!!”
 of 5 bubbles PedersonOxford_CT, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great! Every room is close to the beach!”
 of 5 bubbles lindsayd684, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Our room had a door both in the front and back which made it very convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles LinneaP_13, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We were in Room 109 that had a very large outside deck, it was an excellent room.”
 of 5 bubbles Deborah3302, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
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