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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in unit 247 and it was very clean and up to date on renovations. The only down side is the sleeper sofa is really meant more for kids and not adults as the mattress is not very thick or comfortable. The bed in the bedroom was so comfortable and we couldn't ask for more there. The only small...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 17 August 2016

It's spotlessly clean. Everything worked. We had the 3 BR Garden Apartment. It really has no view of anything, not even a garden, but it was the only place big enough for all of our family. The kitchen was huge and it served us well. My observation is that all of these old places on Longboat Key have been kept...

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

My husband, 4 year old and I spent a few days here and loved it! The grounds are beautiful, pool is sparkling & clean. There are lots of chairs available at the beach. We were practically the only people on the beach half the time! We stayed in unit 246 which was perfect size for us. Room was clean and...

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Thank Angela B
Tarpon Springs, Florida
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is my second time at this resort. Silver Sands is a low level resort right on the gulf.. It's an older building but most rooms have been remodeled. We were in a cute 2 bedroom 2 bath which a comidated 6 girls for a 60th birthday celebration. Great location and everyone enjoys our time there. Will defiantly be back.

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Easy booking online, key was ready in after hours box. We stayed in Unit 233, first floor in the next to last furthest unit from the beach. Still a very close walk to the beach, no roads to cross. The rooms were adequate. Bedroom was a little tight, but negotiable. Biggest issue was a lack of closet space. The single...

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Chicago, United States
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Booked a room for 3 nights because we wanted to check out this area of Florida. We were more than happy! The hotel was clean and beautiful, the staff was gracious and accommodating, the room was perfect, clean and supplied well. The beautiful beach is steps away, and practically empty even though our place was booked solid. Pool and grills...

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Thank Brian P
Vernon, Connecticut
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The best part of the hotel is it is on the beach. Strange arrangement with entering in the bedroom making privacy difficult if anyone is coming or you want to take a nap. The lockout rooms are minuscule. be careful many are privately owned and the owners can change their mind about renting. We were never notified until we got...

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RVAFlorida, Manager at Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort, responded to this review

Our records indicate this guest made their reservation via a third party online distribution channel - where it clearly states specific rooms are not guaranteed but instead guests are reserving a room type. We always recommend guests to book with us directly if they would like a specific room for their stay. This guest was given a comparable 2-bedroom unit...

Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

If you stay on Longboat Key often (like we do), you know that there are several options. You have condos, bungalows, hotels, houses, high rises, etc. This place falls somewhere in the middle. Not the best place I've stayed, but def not the worst. We stayed on a corner unit on the first floor, facing the pool and the ocean....

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Reviewed 9 May 2016

Quiet, good amenities for our family of 3. Our 3-year old enjoyed the mini golf putting green, the heated pool was excellent in the early mornings when the beach water was too cold to swim in, and it was a secluded location. 2 grills to use if you wanted instead of having to go to eat. Whereas Bradenton Beach was...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This small resort is tucked into an area that has private homes close by, so it is not crowded on the beach. It is a very clean and well maintained resort. The unit we stayed in had a screened in balcony, kitchen, and one bedroom. One drawback, when we stayed it was obvious that they need to upgrade their sleeper...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • 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
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Let your senses be your guide at Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort on Longboat Key. From the moment you arrive at this Gulf front condominium complex, you will be in sensory overload. The aroma of tropical flora and warm salty air surround you on Longboat Key - this bouquet of scents will have you returning to this beautiful destination again and again. Are you in need of some relaxation? Why not take a walk along our private beach and take a dip in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. We have the most beautiful sunsets to offer here on Florida's Southwest coast - we invite you to relax in a complimentary lounge chair at the beach as the sun sets in her many array of colors.Our on-site amenities are plentiful and include a heated, Gulf front swimming pool, putting green and shuffleboard courts, private beach access, BBQ area, and on-site office. Choose from our various unit styles that include: hotel rooms, one- and two-bedroom units with an assortment of views to choose from including garden, pool/Gulf front and Gulf front views. All units come equipped with a full-size kitchen or kitchenette, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access and daily maid service. We invite you to book your Silver Sands vacation and create memories that will last a lifetime. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort

Address: 5841 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1701
Region: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range: $241 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Silver Sands Gulf Beach Hotel Longboat Key
Silver Sands Gulf Beach Resort Longboat Key, Florida
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“The Garden Rooms have no view of anything, not even a real garden.”
 of 5 bubbles Sarge9803, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't think you can go wrong last time I stayed was a one bedroom and this time two bedrooms both were great.”
 of 5 bubbles kare1bare2002, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“233 is a good bargain if you're on a budget, but it does get a bit of road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles ColorBars, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Any room is fine. Our room was facing the pool and the beach was right down the walk way on the first floor. Will rent this room again.”
 of 5 bubbles brianp632, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a unit with central air. Some units have in wall air conditioners which are noisy and not as effective.”
 of 5 bubbles brinaron, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
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