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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Get ready for some relaxation and gorgeous sunsets! My wife and I stayed in suite 214, which is located on the first floor on the south side of the condominium. Our backdoor opened right onto the beach. The newly updated suite was very clean and comfortable. The Diplomat’s staff was very friendly and helpful. Pool was great! Cute little sandwich...

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Greencastle, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Diplomat Resort in the past and it has always been a very relaxing place to be. We look forward to spending time here because it is right on the beach and we get to watch a lot of beautiful sunsets. The staff have been so friendly and accommodating. We stayed in a studio efficiency that...

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Thank HAROLD S
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you don't mind the 60+ crowd.....then go for it. we are 52 and we where the youngest at our resort..but it was cool i can fit in anywhere my wife and i enjoyed our stay its our second time there and would definitely go back

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1Thank Terry C
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The Diplomat is individual condo units, studios or 1 bedroom. Clean, every room with a full kitchen, a west facing beach view and easy beach access. Great pool. Plenty of parking. You can choose the exact room you want from photos on the website, and that's a good idea. Excellent staff, always helpful. Amazing location on Longboat Key.

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Thank PolarBear1759
Harmony, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Can't be beat! We just stayed for a 2nd time in #260 (2nd floor) at the Diplomat. This is a very relaxing, well-appointed, clean room with a view that can't be beat. It has lovely beachy décor and even has a dishwasher! It is updated with granite counters and a lovely kitchen. Every time we come we don't want to...

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Thank Melody R
Medford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Do not judge a book by it's cover. This place was without a doubt amazing! Customer service, the rooms, etc. With a view to the beach right in the back of the resort and completely breathtaking sunset! We had reservations at another hotel in Orlando, however there was no way I was going to leave this place to go elsewhere....

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Thank emydassis
Nixa, Missouri
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We absolutely loved this beach resort. We were on the last condo on the top floor, and wish we could live there twelve months of the year. The condo was so clean, and so many amenties, and loved being on the beach and watching the birds. We cant wait to go back, and would recommend this resort 100 percent.

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Would recommend this to everyone!!!! The beach is awesome and the staff is so accommodating. Very clean and updated!!! Couldn't ask for a more perfect view. Clean pool and kid friendly. Coffee and a good book starts the day out perfect put a walk on the beach at sunset and it's paradise.

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Thank Karen P
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 17 December 2016

A perfect beach-front location, an array of amenities, and a friendly, accommodating staff all make the Diplomat a very nice place to be. After several years coming here, It still has that old Florida charm we like.

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Thank ashram7
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Spent 3 nights there last week. A place to forget everything....Sunsets are as good as you can see anywhere....White Sand Beach....Calm Waters, can barely hear the wave ripples....5 mins from anything you want for the perfect getaway!!! Very accommodating staff....Will certainly visit again....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Longboat Key, we are set only feet from the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico where you can see dolphins, manatees, the occasional stingray, and various wildlife. The Diplomat Beach Resort is centrally located within minutes of such attractions as Mote Marine Aquarium, Ringling Museum of Art, St. Armands Circle, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota Ballet, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, various theatres, famous restaurants, numerous beaches, kayaking, tours, & cruises, etc.Our 50 units are all individually owned and offer our guests that unique personal touch of home-away-from-home that you just can't receive from other cookie-cutter resorts. You'll find many amenities such as a heated pool, multiple tiki huts, and pool side/ beach side sundecks to name a few. All units have full kitchens, full baths, living rooms, and dining rooms in a studio, 1 bedroom, or 2 bedroom floor plan. Unique to our resort is that every unit opens directly to the Gulf Coast beach. No need for elevators, driving, or long walking paths, the beach is right out your back door. We offer Military discounts as well as monthly and weekly rate specials. Come begin the vacation you deserve. We look forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Diplomat Condominium Beach Resort

Address: 3155 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Region: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range: $185 - $427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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“#214 Southend of property beach level”
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“all rooms are good with a great view of the ocean”
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“Upstairs rooms have best view, downstairs has easy pool access.”
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“The second floor is best view.”
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“First floor walks right out onto the beach”
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