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Micanopy, Florida, United States
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69 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

It's true. This place is old. But, it is very clean, the location is fantastic. The owner was really sweet & helpful. It's across the street from the Bayou, & w/in walking distance to the docks. We were there over Thanksgiving weekend, & many of the restaurants were closed on the holiday, but the owner made sure we had food... More 

6 Thank Wendy B
Cape Coral, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2012

My sister and I booked an online reservation for 2 nights at the Sunbay Motel in May 2012. We arrived at Sunbay around 7pm the night of our reservation. Exhausted from a long drive, the credit card machine was not working and the Motel clerk suggested we go and find an ATM to pay cash. It got worse, the comforter... More 

12 Thank Cindy L
Clarksville, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2012

I've had the pleasure to stay at Sunbay twice, both for two weeks at a time. I cannot tell you enough how impressive this place is. The key is their friendliness. They will go out of the way to make you comfortable.

7 Thank John D
Naples, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2011

We stay at this motel August 13 until 16 . This place is a small Motel with clean rooms and very good service. We had a room at the 2nt flor with new woodflor and upgrated bathroom. ( I dont like carpet at all ) Normaly 95% of the Motels are using carpet and most of the times stink The... More 

9 Thank Kitsa I
Keene, New Hampshire
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128 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2010

Sunbay Motel is in a great location, right next to a beautiful bayou, surrounded by beautiful homes, and one block from the clean, architecturally interesting downtown. There is some pretty interesting sponge-diving culture in the area, and excellent food. It was listed in a reputable guidebook as a budget motel. When we arrived in the late afternoon, we found a... More 

17 Thank CLLJJR
Central Maine
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35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2010

For the price, we should have known! Booked 4 nights and foolishly paid upfront. When we left after 2, no refund, just like others. No screen on bathroom window, traffic all hours of the night, cockroaches, mold...this place has it all!

11 Thank zoemom32
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2010

We booked a two night stay at this hotel on line. What a mistake! We should have run the other way when we saw the trash and discarded furniture on the premises, but we were tired and stupidly decided not to look elsewhere. When we checked in the manager (owner?) required us to pay for two nights, even though we... More 

13 Thank zebyaz
Ocala, FL
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2009

My fiance Rob & I were on "vacation" and decided to take his motorcycle to Tarpon Springs, where we broke down...long story, don't ask!? Anyway, we'd planned to stay at a B&B or something along those lines when we realized we were going to have to pay R&B (?) Motorsports $300 to clean out the carbs... We stopped first at... More 

8 Thank saxmays
New York City, New York
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47 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2009

We intended to stay two nights to bike ride on the Pinellas Trail. Our first negative indication was the discarded TV at curbside in front of one of the rooms as well as numerous discarded cigarette butts. The office was in total disarray although the Manager (owner) greeted us in a friendly manner. He showed us to our room which... More 

8 Thank recumbentrider
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2008

NICE PLACE CLOSE TO EVERYTHING!! Few steps to the beautiful Spring bayou. 1/2 a blk to the antique district.Walking distance to the sponge docs. Owners were very nice and helpfull. I will be back!!

3 Thank angelwings16

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Address: 57 West Tarpon Ave, Tarpon Springs, FL
Region: United States > Florida > Tarpon Springs
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Sunbay Motel Tarpon Springs
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