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Barrington, Illinois
Reviewed 25 January 2013

What a fabulous surprise when we arrived at The Beachcomber. It is so clean and well maintained!!! There is plenty of parking and a fabulous pool right on thee miles of awesome sandy beach. If you want peaceful, but close to all the best restaurants and shopping, this is it. They have two elevators for a quick trip up to...

Thank Paradise44
Cary, Illinois
Reviewed 13 December 2012

We stayed in unit 605 and could not be happier! The unit has nice furnishings and everything you need. This condo was super clean and being on the 6th floor offered a nice view of the island and bay. The building is right on the beach! You literally walk out the door and you are at the pool and beach....

2Thank rockstar1013
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 August 2012

We stayed at the Beachcomber at the beginning of June 2012. The complex was beautiful and our one bedroom condo was very nice, spacious, and had everything we needed. As for the last posting under “bad bathrooms”, I do not agree with this review. I saw Beachcomber website pictures for 20+ units before I booked and most condos showed bathroom...

2Thank myadgame
Norcross, GA
Reviewed 23 August 2012

When we arrived the first thing I noticed was someone up on a balcony cleaning. In fact, we found everything clean and in good working order and each time we passed through the lobby there was always someone tidying something up. The staff could not have been nicer. The unit was well equipped, kitchen and bathroom, immaculate, plenty of bath...

Thank PeachTraveler
Louisville, KY
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Warning! If you are tall or big, you may not be able to use the bathroom in the beachfront units. Please take notice that they do not have any photos of the bathrooms on the Beachcomber site. They also will not work with you to let you out of your week once you find out that the bathroom is not...

Thank AJ Y
Canton, Georgia
Reviewed 7 July 2012

We stayed in unit 504, new kitchen counter tops, new tile floors and tile on walls. With the beach view we felt like we were on a cruise ship with a balcony. Very clean unit as well. Overall a wonderful vacation, the staff was quite pleasent and very helpful.

3Thank Highpockets1955
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 June 2012

We stayed in room 401 - it was gorgeous and extremely comfortable. We had a 6 yr old and a 18mos old and the amenities worked out just fine. (We rented a playpen from a local vacation rental companyfor the 18mos old). With two small kids, having pool and beach right at your door is priceless! There is shopping within...

1Thank MJ B
Reviewed 17 April 2012

first time in longboat, and at the beachcomber. we absolutly loved it.we stayed in 505... we went when it was spring break time. it was so quiet and peaceful.no one ever bothered you. we will be back and i'm telling all my friends. thanks for a great place. we had to stay in clearwater a few days before we had...

1Thank award6672
Franklin, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 April 2012

Stayed in Unit #602. 2Bdr, 2- half baths and a shared shower area between. There is not a lot of extra floor space, so things can be a bit snug for a family of four, but it had a great balcony overlooking the beach. The pool had plenty of chairs available. There are also beach chairs available to bring down...

Thank Rdsxfan
Central Illinois
Reviewed 26 February 2012

My family began staying at The Beachcomber in the '80's while I was in high school. We took yearly vacations (last week of May) to Longboat Key for over 15 years, staying at The Beachcomber every time. It is a small 5 story complex with 20 (two bedroom-one bath, shared tub/shower but separate vanities and toilets) gulf facing condos and...

Thank Reagansmom13

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Beachcomber

Address: 2721 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228
Region: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Beachcomber Hotel Longboat Key
The Beachcomber Longboat Key, Florida
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“Both sides facing ocean and street are very good. Quiet area with private beach. Check-out time is 10 AM.”
 of 5 bubbles NoraFrydman, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All even numbered units are Gulf front, with no obstruction.”
 of 5 bubbles I_heart_flipflops, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“2 bedroom units are on the ocean side”
 of 5 bubbles 808brendaj, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The room itself was fine. It was management who sucked.”
 of 5 bubbles diannay2013, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Beachfront 2 beds are worth it, even if only a couple, for the views. Higher floors have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles RODNEYANDPAT, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
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