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Reviewed 27 February 2014

I had stayed there before, about 10 years ago. This was a last minute getaway in peak season and they had a room by the pool with a beach view for $269/night plus tax. It was clean but very dated. The bed was comfortable and the sleep sofa was fair. There was an odor to the fabric on the sofa....

Thank teachgeek
Reviewed 15 February 2014

We had just got off a wonderful and relaxing cruise, but wanted to experience that side of Florida. The weather was cool, but you could still walk on the beach so we wanted someplace that was on the beach that didn't cost a fortune. This is an older motel that has a fresh coat of paint on the rooms to...

1Thank tredwards99
Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

A very nice old time beach motel. Had a wonderful large one bedroom with hide-a-bed in living room, Which we unfolded to watch TV and look at beach and pool right outside door. Has charcoal grills, like the state parks, nice change from all the gas grills. Full kitchen and large full size fridge. Great central air in our unit....

2Thank PicassoPaints
Millsboro, Delaware
Reviewed 30 December 2013

What a great find! Location is perfect. You are literally on the beach. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. We stayed in the two bedroom suite overlooking the ocean and it was perfect. What an excellent Christmas present from my in-laws!

1Thank Hcarmean
Reviewed 7 November 2013

The Coquina was a last minute trip. Based on reviews we choose to stay here because it was on the beach, close to St. Armands circle, and 15 minutes from the airport. On all three points this is a five star motel. The room and motel itself is a three star. With older Florida beachfront motels you lower your expectations...

5Thank planemech
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We were going to the nearby gulf beach resort, but it was all booked. So we gave it a shot. From the outside it didn't look that great but the room was comfortable. It's halfway between a motel and a beach hotel. The quality is average, but the price is good. I loved the fact that our room was literally...

1Thank Alex_902013
Tampa, Florida, United States
Reviewed 21 October 2013

I had stopped at several other hotels but the price was too high. I found this hotel and walked in to Garvin the front desk person. He was wonderful and had a great attitude. I was very happy with the room. The whole area was very clean and it was wonderful to get out of the pool right onto the...

Thank Nikki D
Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 9 September 2013

The owners should be thankful for the staff they have on hand. I had one problem after another on arrival (water in one room, bugs in another, locked myself out of the room and given the wrong keys - twice, and water that didn't drain), but the staff always tried to make it right. Coquina is in a fabulous location,...

4Thank Debra T
CoquinaGM, General Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

Debra T. Thank you for your review of our property, Coquina on the Beach. On behalf of our entire staff, we appreciate your recent stay with us. I do apologize for the issues you experienced during your stay with us. I’m so glad we were able to resolve them for the most part during your stay so that you could...

Seminole, Florida
Reviewed 30 August 2013

I hesitated to write this review. I was so very thankful that the staff let us leave without charging us a fee that I thought I would save the hotel my rant on trip advisor, but I love this website and the honesty of the reviews - both good and bad, so hear it goes... We booked this hotel knowing...

9Thank Jessica L
CoquinaGM, General Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for your review, however I find it to be unfair and slanderous. I am sorry to hear that you did not like our "resort", we certainly strive to please all of our guests and provide a clean, quaint, affordable and relaxing beachfront experience. You stated at the beginning of your review that "you love...

slidell, la
Reviewed 30 August 2013

While on a recent semi-business trip, we were looking for a room on the beach. We used our room coupon book and picked Coquina on the Beach. Of course, the advertised room was not available so we "upgraded", for double the price. What can I say, it was pouring rain and we were ready to call it a day. The...

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CoquinaGM, General Manager at Coquina On The Beach, responded to this review

Gabbygigi, Thank you for your review of our property, Coquina on the Beach. On behalf of our entire staff, we appreciate your recent stay with us. We’re delighted to hear that you found your accommodations suitable for your quick trip to our area. I’m sorry we were unable to accommodate your preferred walk-in coupon rate when you arrived. Our Patio...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quaint, old-Florida style beach hotel on Gulf of Mexico with studio and suite efficiencies. Nestled on beautiful Lido Key in Sarasota, FL, just minutes from renowned St. Armanda's Circle and Downtown Sarasota. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coquina On The Beach

Address: 1008 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2298
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: ₹ 9,733 - ₹ 18,105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Coquina On The Beach 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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“All rooms are immaculate”
 of 5 bubbles nanelliot42, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room near the pool to avoid carrying cases up to the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Stagingconcepts, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the beach”
 of 5 bubbles JulieGator, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“any room is good”
 of 5 bubbles Debdegraaff, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The beachview1 bedrooms downstairs are large and comfortable and have room for a family of 4.”
 of 5 bubbles sherryh146, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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