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    Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    930 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2110
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    Overview
    • Excellent41%
    • Very good46%
    • Average7%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
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    Kitchenette
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 203 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    All of these are condos so they all have different owners. This was a recommendation from a friend to stay here, great place!! Right on the beach, they furnish beach loungers which are nice. They have a BBQ area with picnic tables, pool, shuffle board....More

    Thank Cindy D
    Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

    We absolutely love the area. We have stayed in Gulf Beach before. It is an affordable option to stay right on the beach. The motel rooms are actually condos maintained by individual owners. Kitchen was well stocked, but super tiny. The refrigerator door opened up...More

    Thank Mary F
    Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

    We have been coming to this little place since 1996. It is everything I envision in a Florida vacation. Yes, this is the first and last motel on Lido Key Beach and I hope it is there for many years to come. Oh, we go...More

    Thank DannyG985
    Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

    Location location location!!!!! Perfect little motel for the family to enjoy a weekend getaway. Near Longboat Key downtown which is one of my favorite spots in Sarasota. It's also very quiet and safe.

    Thank DENITALBE
    Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

    Beach front is the only good part. It's near St. Armand's Circle. Parking is not very good, only one car per room is allowed to park in their property, then your on your own to find street parking. The room has a small half kitchen...More

    Thank Dolly O
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    About
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    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
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 120 - US$ 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 49
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sarasota
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    Julie D
    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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    "Prefer second floor."
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    "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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