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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Looked just like the pict's posted on their site. Unit #207; perfect for us 3. Completely remodeled unit. Felt large enough for us--nice balcony, big enough pool. Never crowded--Absolutely LOVED everything, loctn was awesome; right beside Publix! Look forward to renting a week again but on the gulf side!

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Illinois
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Spent a week in a two bedroom unit, facing the ocean. Huge balcony, great view from the 6th floor. The pool is nice, beach is great. The unit I stayed in was updated, very nice. Enjoyed riding bikes street side, walking the beach. It wasn't crowded, could always get a chair at the pool, and they have chairs you can...

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Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We stayed at the Beachcomber with family. We were in a 1 bedroom which was nice but next time we will opt for the 2 bedroom. This place is very clean. Right on the beach. We hope to have another trip and stay here again.

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Alabama, New York
Reviewed 14 April 2014

My three girlfriends and I just returned from a week at the Beachcomber. Very nice location, very nice condo and very nice people. Guess that says it all. And if we do return, we would definitely stay at the Beachcomber. #405 is our Condo. However, with four people, next time it will be a two bedroom and 2 bath, for...

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Golden Valley, Minnesota
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We have been coming to the Beachcomber for 20 years. We have stayed in several different units over the years and in the last 10 years we have settled ourselves in 304. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, full kitchen, dining room and living room, facing west over the Gulf of Mexico. We have seen many changes over the years and the...

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Reviewed 28 October 2013

I just spent a week in Unit 404 with three friends. It was a lovely condo, beautifully decorated and very clean. We hated to leave. The Beachcomber is situated on Longboat Key centrally located to Sarasota or Anna Marie Island. It is right on the beach on the Gulf of Mexico and has a really nice pool area. The staff...

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We stayed in 204 and are extremely disappointed. The trim is rusted and bathroom floor is stained with what looks like rust. The kitchen ceiling is also rusted. The dvd player, lights in small room, and half of the outlets dont work. The master bed is hard as a rock!!!!!! Drain in tub does work well or the bathroom sink....

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 May 2013

We stayed in Unit 605. It is nicely decorated and very comfortable. Great bed! Great value too! The veranda has a nice view of the island and is a great place to sit out and eat breakfast or relax in the evening. What I love about the Beachcomber is that it is right on the beach! I walk out the...

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4Thank Catwoman0209
Middletown, New York
Reviewed 24 March 2013

So pleasantly surprised, our unit,504 was even nicer than the photos online. We can't say enough about the cleanliness, unit amenities ,condo layout and OH, that view! Expansive Sliding doors from both living room and bedroom onto a large balcony was the highlight for us. We didnt miss one spectacular sunset and what can be better than waking to the...

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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...

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