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West Olive, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

If your looking for a cottage style where you can just walk a few steps to the beach, pool this is the place ! Spacious interiors,updated kitchens, very nice grounds, clean beach area and friendly staff ! Nice deck area to relax and sit on, its also a very nice, safe place, Long boat Key is a place you will...

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CPMCFlorida, Guest Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

Little Gull's cottage style set up certainly makes for a unique and memorable location. It's like having your own little slice of heaven for a week right by the beach! Longboat Key is a wonderful, calm, relaxing vacation spot. There's always something to do. We hope to have you back again very soon, Kalvin!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful, warm and so relaxing. A far cry from everyday responsibilities. A plus was that our neighbors from New Brunswich were so nice. We had fun conversations over the railings. Another nice feature is provide guests with beach towels and umbrellas which we normally would bring if we drove.

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CPMCFlorida, Guest Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

It's good to hear you were able to meet some of the other wonderful people we have stay at Little Gull! It's always nice not to have to worry about the little things like beach towels and umbrellas. Happy we could take care of that for you. We hope you will be back soon for another relaxing week!

Reviewed 10 March 2017

Comfortable cottages on both gulf and bay. Kind of a throw back resort with great staff and relaxed atmosphere. Only short-coming is the weak wifi which is reportedly will be upgraded. Nice central Longboat Key location near a few shops and restaurants and only minutes from a good Publix supermarket.

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CPMCFlorida, Guest Relations Manager at Little Gull Cottages, responded to this review

The location is truly wonderful! The shopping just down the street is a great spot to discover some local favorites. We should be updating that wifi in the near future! Glad you made it home safely, and thank you for your time.

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Timeshare owners need to know a year ahead of time before making flight and vacation plans on the calendar weeks for the following year. My family made expensive flight arrangements and had to cancel and re-book because week 5 which we own actually started Feb. 4 instead of Jan. this year. Cunningham Properties should advise the owners a year ahead...

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Peoria, Illinois
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We rented cottage #1 right on the beach at Little Gull Cottages for a week. The man at the front desk was friendly and very helpful. A meet and greet was held on Monday morning in the recreation room where we were introduced to a number of other guests. The cottage had two bedrooms, fully stocked kitchen, living room, dinette...

Thank pollyanna123
Belleville, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 January 2017

It was a busy year and my husband and I were looking for someplace to go just to relax and spend sometime on the beach. Being a travel agent, I have many resources available to me. After much research, I came across little Gull Cottages. It is a quaint and charming spot nestled on Long Boat Key in Sarasota, Florida....

Thank RoseAnn T
Kings Park, New York
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Longboat Key is a barrier beach to Sarasota, so it is bordered on the east by Sarasota Bay and on the west by the Gulf of Mexico. It is definitely an upscale island with very strict zoning restrictions. There are minimal commercial properties and any available land or older properties are quickly being built into mini-mansions or mansions depending on...

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carradale, scotland
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We booked this as an RCI exchange for one week, and, whilst we expected it to be good, we didn't expect it to be so perfect ! The style of the resort, the units and the amenities is not really like the standard timeshare experience in any way whatsoever. The units are individual in layout and appearance, and equipped with...

Thank hebridesferryman
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This was a great trip. We were a little hesitant being on the bay side of the resort but it was perfect. We had the largest unit on the property, Unit 16, and it was absolutely perfect for our family. We had four bedrooms and two baths. The floor plan was wide open with very nice furnishings. The appliances appeared...

Thank SMOKEY74
Appleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stayed in cottage #8 and it was excellent. We had our own porch with plenty of seating for the three of us. The cottage had two bedrooms and two bathrooms along with a washer and dryer. The beach was a short walk through the property and there were plenty of beach chairs and recliners provided to use at the...

Thank Jennifer K

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cape Cod style cottages elegantly border a red brick road that runs from the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico to Sarasota Bay. Little Gull offers fully furnished, luxury one, two, three and four bedroom cottages with four poster beds and wood burning fireplaces. Each cottage has a fully equipped kitchen, two cable televisions, linens, central heat and air, private phones, with laundry facilities either in your cottage or free on site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Little Gull Cottages

Address: 5330 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2010
Region: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range: $382 - $1,666 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Little Gull Cottages 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Cottages on the gulf side have a lovely, private beach with lots of shells and birds.”
pollyanna123, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you like the beach, cottages ! & 2 are the best...”
RoseAnnT, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The best units are on the Gulf - Cottages 1 & 2”
dlgo, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are good, but some people might perhaps not wish to stay in the units closest to the Gulf of Mexico Drive, despite their charm”
hebridesferryman, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Unit 16 is very big for larger families”
SMOKEY74, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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