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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

We we're at Changing Tides recently with our pup, Toby - what a wonderful place for dog lovers!! Cute cottages with 1 or 2 bedrooms on the water. Renee & Kathy along with their dog, Ace are the perfect hosts. We made lots of friends (human and canine)! Mark, a snow bird who spends the winter there was especially friendly... More 

1 Thank Terri56Pa
Fredericton, Canada
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I just returned from two weeks in the Fishing Cottage (#3) and I absolutely loved it. I was travelling alone and it had everything I needed. It is such a beautiful, peaceful place, the view from the deck is to die for, Boca Ciega Bay and the marina across the bay. I watched boats, kayaks, paddle boarders come and go,... More 

1 Thank Gail D
Charlottetown, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Enjoyed every minute,relaxed.Great feeling of being safe and able to hang out in quiet places.Cottage clean and all requests handled immediately.Cathy and Renee made us feel very at home.Dog friendly,although we did not have dog,no issue.Very memorable,we are going back..

2 Thank islander20162016
Houghton Lake
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

This was our first time staying here. We had our dog Toby with us and he was welcomed by everyone. Cottage was very pleasant to stay in right on the harbor. Walking distance to the beach and John's Pass. It was a great vacation for my husband and I. We have already booked our next stay this time for two... More 

1 Thank Barb G
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Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Our stay at Changing Tides Cottages in Madeira Beach was awesome. Christmas lights and decorations all around made it so festive. The view was beautiful and you could fish right off their docks. Kayaks were available whenever you wanted!! The quaint, themed, no frills cottages have everything you need. The owners and staff on site made sure everything was just... More 

4 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Freehold, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

I found out about Changing Tides Cottages on the Internet. Everything about the reviews indicated that this was just the place my husband and I were looking for to relax. We also were in need of a pet friendly location so our little Molly could come with us. On the way down from New Jersey, I wondered if I made... More 

3 Thank Donna K
Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 December 2015

This was a wonderful place for a quiet retreat. The cottages are clean, comfortable and well stocked. The full kitchen had a full size coffee pot, oven, and fridge. I stayed in the Nature Cottage, which was right on the water, and had it's own porch. Very big dog friendly....my 120 lb Mastiff loved it too! Kathy runs a great... More 

Thank Anne P
Oberlin, Ohio
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We've been coming here for years. It's a wonderful oasis on a quiet canal, across from a small marina. It's in a residential neighborhood, away from the busy Gulf Blvd, but a short walk to beautiful Madeira Beach and near John's Pass and Publix, etc. The last two years we've brought our dog with us. She loves it, too. Not... More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Just got home from another great stay at Changing Tides Cottages. So relaxing in our well equipped, comfortable cottage surrounded by lush Florida greenery. Even had some playful dolphins swim by one morning! Coffee on the comfy front porch each day, set the tone for a wonderful visit. Can't wait to go back.

1 Thank Lauren M
Chicago, Illinois
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41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Ok, we were limited in finding a week rental over Christmas that took larger dogs. Here are the the pros and cons Pros- Take large dogs Area fenced in Location in walking distance to Johns pass Price reasonable Bedrooms larger (living area very small) Grill/picnic table area for congregating Private and patio outside unit which I used often since the... More 

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Kiteflier, Owner at Changing Tides Cottages, responded to this review

Changing Tides Cottages works very hard to provide a warm and welcoming environment for our guests. We are on the property most of the time and are visible and available. So, it catches us by surprise when a guest brings forward a list of complaints on Trip Advisor that were never mentioned or even alluded to while being a guest... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Changing Tides Cottages of Tampa Bay's Madeira Beach, a family and pet-friendly cottage resort, nestled on a small peninsula in Boca Ciega Harbor, beside the Gulf Beaches. The charming complex is comprised of one and two bedroom cottages, fully furnished, nestled along one hundred and eighty feet of a secluded inlet off Boca Ciega Bay, with boat docks and a water-front deck right next to the water. Changing Tides is located two blocks from the shops and boardwalks of John's Pass. It is also one block from an uncrowded sugar-sand beach on the Gulf of Mexico. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Changing Tides Cottages

Address: 225 Boca Ciega Dr, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2882
Region: United States > Florida > Madeira Beach
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Changing Tides Cottages Hotel Madeira Beach
Changing Tides Hotel
Changing Tides Resort
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Madeira Beach
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The Jungle Room (#6) was nice and quiet”
  • Our dog making himself at home in the room!
  • Living room
  • Kitchen
  • Front patio
  • Standing on our patio looking toward bay
  • Back patio off of bedroom
 of 5 bubbles DSullivan1964, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Should be a dog lover since they are all over! (but very friendly)”
 of 5 bubbles dck2955, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Can't go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles TonyaW143, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“The Fishing cottage is the closest to the water, great for a solo traveler.”
 of 5 bubbles 391gaild, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All cottages next to inter coastal waterway”
 of 5 bubbles islander20162016, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
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