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    Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    930 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2110
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    May 7
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    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%
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    “lido key” (16 reviews)
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    Free Parking
    Pool
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 8 September 2014

    I have stayed here multiple times. Wonderful place, has all that you need for a nice weekend at the beach. Their website is great - all of the rooms are different and the site has pictures of each to help you decide which is best...More

    Helpful?4  
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Gulf Beach Resort Motel. We certainly appreciate our return guests and thank you for your loyalty to us. The fact that all the units are different is what...More

    Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

    The only remaining mid 20th century "Motel" on the beautiful Lido Key. If you are looking for a superb location with a bit of historical atmosphere at a very reasonable price then this just might suit.More

    Helpful?3  
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    I appreciate you taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at our property. We are a historically designated hotel and offer an "old-time" experience at the beach. We have several guests that have been coming to stay with us for generations....More

    Reviewed 27 August 2014

    This was our final stop on a 10 week business trip to the US before heading home and it was a great choice. As people have said it is an old property but don't let that put you off, we chose room 201 and a...More

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    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us at Gulf Beach Resort Motel. It sounds like you had quite the extensive trip to the United States and we are so glad you chose to enjoy part of your...More

    Reviewed 20 August 2014

    We spend a weekend on this resort motel July 2104 , nice and friendly staff , beautiful sandy beach right behind the buildings , the motel is old but clean , is located in beautiful Lido Key , we love the place and hope to...More

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    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Gulf Beach Resort Motel. I appreciate your comments about our staff as each and every member makes every effort to ensure that our guests have a comfortable and enjoyable stay....More

    Reviewed 9 August 2014

    We came back to our special room, 319, for 8 days of relaxation and old school vacation time at Lido Beach. We love this little motel and have been coming off and on for 18 years. The nice folks that work there are more than...More

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    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us at Gulf Beach Resort Motel. We certainly appreciate your loyalty to us over the years and look forward to having you stay with us for many more years...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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    Nearby Restaurants
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    Nearby Attractions
    South Lido Park
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    1.29 km away
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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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