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Gulf Tides of Longboat Key

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

after a week in Orlando doing the Disney thing a week at gulf tides was just what the doctor ordered . The staff are extremely helpful, the setting you won't find better anywhere in the world absolutely fantastic.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is small and quiet. Very few children (if any) were staying there while we were there - except our own. The only downfall is that the beach is across the street from the hotel. But, the pool and tennis courts are on the same side as the hotel, so it worked for us since we usually end the day...

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Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay here. Nice units, pool, beautiful beach. The continental breakfast one morning and barbecue lunch another day were very nice and allowed us to meet several other guests. Several guests had been here for multiple stays. All of the staff were friendly and helpful. Some great restaurants nearby.

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CPMCFlorida, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Tides of Longboat Key, responded to this review

It is good to hear that you were able to meet some of our other wonderful owners and guests! Sometimes we are lucky enough to see them multiple times. We hope that you will be one of them. Thank you for telling us about your stay!

Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The resort is small but,that is what makes it so wonderful. The staff you could not ask for better folks so helpful, along with the people that stayed there it was like one big family.The studio 101 we stayed in was very very small. The kitchen was well stocked with all things needed for cooking inside and on grill,which is...

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CPMCFlorida, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Tides of Longboat Key, responded to this review

Gulf Tides is so quaint! It is a wonderful little spot with the beach and pool so close by. I'm so sorry to hear that the bedding situation was not ideal for you. The studios are small but great if you don't need much space and want to save! We hope to see you back soon, of course in a...

New Columbia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The staff could not have been nicer! The units were clean and well stocked! The location of the resort lends it self to walking, fabulous shopping, wonderful dining, and beautiful sunsets! It is a place where you can go unwind.... be as busy as you want, or be as relaxed as you want!

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CPMCFlorida, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Tides of Longboat Key, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! It is so wonderful to be able to walk to a lot of the local spots, plus you can't beat a Florida sunset. We hope to see you again very soon, Skycrete!

swansea, United States
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The resort was quaint. Not one of the monsters on Longboat ,small , two building, two floors each. One on the ocean side and the main building on the opposite side of the street. The street is only 2 lanes...busy at times but not too hard to cross, eventually. There is a sidewalk/bike route that could be safer than the...

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CPMCFlorida, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Tides of Longboat Key, responded to this review

Hello Leonard! We are thrilled that you can appreciate the quaint, low key feel of Gulf Tides! The dolphins are always a great surprise if you're lucky enough to catch a sighting. We hope that you find your way back to Longboat Key very soon.

Kings Park, New York
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The resort is well run and comfortable. It is very much like a second home, The condos are well equipped and so much better than a stay in a hotel. Smaller resorts like the facilities on Longboat Key are the good side of timesharing, excellent value for your money and well-worth owning. You know exactly what you own and you...

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CPMCFlorida, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Tides of Longboat Key, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that the Gulf Tides staff has made your vacations memorable! Thank you for taking time to share your timeshare experience with us. We look forward to seeing you many years to come, dlgo!

Loveland, Ohio
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Spent two weeks at this resort. All I can say is location, location, location. The resort could use some updating, but it is immaculate. The staff is excellent and works to make your time there as pleasant as possible. If you have any problem, don't hesitate to ask for help. Adequate tennis courts, pool and free bicycles. Five minutes to...

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CPMCFlorida, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Tides of Longboat Key, responded to this review

It is so wonderful to have a small, private beach. The public beaches can get crowded during certain times of the year! St. Armands has some great shopping, and delicious sea food. Thank you for taking your time to let us know about your trip! We hope to see you at Gulf Tides again in the near future, pelzy!

Reviewed 20 January 2017

Wonderful spot but getting hard to find availability as many units are privately owned and usually not available. If you are lucky enough to find your date it is a great location and accomodations are great...a fun time.

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Commercial Point, Ohio
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We exchanged into a 2 bedroom unit through RCI. Great quiet location. Small resort as there are less than 20 units. Perfect for relaxing on the beach or pool without children. The area skews relatively older as we are in our 50s and local restaurants said we were "young" for Longboat Key. We will definitely go back.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Contemporary, luxurious studios, one bedroom and two bedroom condominiums border the Gulf of Mexico. Each condo has a fully equipped kitchen, cable television, linens, central heat and air, private phones and free laundry facilities either in your condo or in your building. Tennis court, pool, bicycles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gulf Tides of Longboat Key

Address: 3005 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2910
Region: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Hotel Class:3 star — Gulf Tides of Longboat Key 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“20 steps to beach,sunsets wonderfully peaceful,parking steps from your door.no ac issues,”
3Harls, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Gulf Front Units are wonderful. The two bedroom condos are large and well laid out. ”
dlgo, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The smaller units are directly on the beach. Unfortunately the 2 bedroom units are across the highway.”
wmilner61, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse directly on Beach”
RonR387, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All are great!”
A3892KMsusand, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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