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    Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    930 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2110
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    May 14
    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (104)
    Room & Suite (43)
    Pool & Beach (22)
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    Overview

    • Excellent38%
    • Very good47%
    • Average6%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
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    “lido key” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Beachfront
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    Coquina On The Beach
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The only reason i give this place 5 stars is because its a good location. You're right on the beach, and you have a heated pool. Right across the street is a park, you can kayak, theres a playground, you can fish or swim. You're...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Another great visit at the Gulf Beach. Everything around the Gulf Beach has changed, but it has kept its old school charm. Many of the rooms have kitchenettes and the rooms are steps from the beach. Greg Ewles was terrific as usual. I have been...More

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    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    Thank you so much for submitting a review of your stay at Gulf Beach Resort Motel! As a returning guest, your comments are appreciated because it is our goal to continue providing accommodations that blend historical charm, a variety of comfortable floor plans and resort...More

    Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

    This hotel is a historical landmark. Don't expect a fancy resort, but do expect a wonderful staff and comfortable accommodations. We had a second floor beachfront unit; It seemed as if I would have leaned far enough out the window, I could've touched the water....Saw...More

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    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    We appreciate your review and detail of your stay at Gulf Beach Resort Motel! It is our pleasure to offer accommodations that blend historical charm and comfortable layouts to make your stay as relaxing as possible. Thank you so much for taking the time to...More

    Reviewed 17 March 2017

    I would really rate this as a solid 3.5. Since I am pretty familiar with the area I knew this place would be older but also a great stop for one night. It is hard to give it a full rounded review with that time...More

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    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    Thank you for taking the time to submit your favorable review and details of Gulf Beach Resort! We are happy that you were able to unwind and enjoy your time with us! It is our goal to make our guests feel as comfortable as possible...More

    Reviewed 23 February 2017

    It was a stroke of luck to find a last minute vacancy here when we arrived at Lido Key on a national holiday with no reservations. Our first night we were in a fully equipped one bedroom apartment with a walled-in patio out back and...More

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    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    Thank you so much for taking the time to share your visit at Gulf Beach Resort online! We are pleased that you like the rooms and amenities we offer and more importantly, that you were comfortable and enjoyed your time here! Please think of us...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$83 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
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    Traveller (104)
    Room & Suite (43)
    Pool & Beach (22)
    Dining (1)
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    1.17 km away
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Julie D
    Do you have a better rate for seniors?
    31 January 2017|
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    Response from GulfBeachMotel | Property representative |
    Hi Julie, Thank you for asking about our rates. In our efforts to try and keep our rates as low as possible, we do not offer any discounts at this time of year. We have offered a Florida resident discount in the past... More
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    Room Tips
    "The top balcony has a good view of the ocean, but I would prefer the screened porch on the bottom."
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    "I dont think they have really nice rooms."
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    "Rooms in the 300's are closest to the beach - The higher the number the closer to the beach"
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    "All rooms are unique in their arrangement and the ground floor rooms have neat little screened porches."
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