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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Nice clean suite. No smoking policy everywhere which we enjoyed. We could cook our own meals. Nice sandy beach to walk on. There are chairs on the beach and a covered area with a picnic table. Good restaurants close by.

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Moorestown
Reviewed 7 January 2013

In December of 2012, my family and I had the good fortune of selecting The Sandpiper Inn in Longboat Key as our destination spot this year. All six of us loved the setting which was right on the Gulf, as well as our proprietors, Chris and Harold. The location is a tropical paradise and the individual cottages were clean, and...

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3Thank Lois J
Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 20 December 2012

This was our first time here at LBK and our stay at the Sandpiper was wonderful. The rooms were spacious, updated and very clean. It was really charming and the gulf-side location of the Inn is ideal. The management is very helpful with suggestions about shopping, dining options, directions, etc. It is very quiet and an ideal spot for relaxing....

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4Thank Annwelsch
Texas
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Pros: I will start by saying the location and the grounds are absolutely beautiful and charming. It is a bit like a bed and breakfast without the breakfast. The beach is lovely and private and that is the best thing about this resort. The rooms are spacious, with a separate living room, kitchen and bedroom; AC worked great and was...

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LongboatSandpiper, Owner at Sandpiper Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay, we are sorry you did not totally enjoy your experience at the Sandpiper Inn Longboat Key. My husband & I have been restoring this beautiful garden setting, directly on the gulf, "Old Florida" property since we saved it from becoming a single family home in 2005. In the last year, we did major renovations to...

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 9 November 2012

This is our yearly "vacation destination" but - unfortunately - we were unable to visit in 2011 due to a family member having had recent surgery. However, we've kept in touch with the owners/managers and have looked at the updates to the facility on the website and counted the days until we went back. We have always been major fans...

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Nürnberg
Reviewed 16 October 2012

The Sandpiper Inn is the perfect place if you're looking for a quiet stay. Our room was spacious and had a well equipped kitchen and very quiet a/c. It was very clean and it has been reworked not to long ago. The beach is perfekt for relaxing and swimming. There were always enough sun loungers available - no need for...

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1Thank Betty_B_GER
Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 October 2012

We had a destination wedding in Bradenton Beach and some of our wedding party stayed there and loved it. I visited and thought it was a beautiful location and very clean and comfortable. They would stay there again and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a great place to stay in Longboat Key.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 15 October 2012

This is an old time Florida motel, upgraded to be really comfortable today. The landscaping is a touch of Old Florida and the rooms have been updated with comfy couches and new air conditioners (non of the old window units.) It is does not have "luxury appointments" if that is what one desires. No regular maid service. It does have...

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1Thank wakanwalk
Largo, Florida, United States
Reviewed 1 October 2012

This was our 2nd stay at the Sandpiper. It has a perfect location.... Right on the beach. The rooms are cozy and well done. They upgraded the rooms tremendously since our stay last year. Super quiet, intimate and clean. The beach is so deserted, clean and well maintained. The Sandpiper provides lounge chairs and towels for the beach that make...

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Reviewed 16 August 2012

The Sandpiper is not luxurious nor modern. However, it is very clean, seems to be very well run, and has wonderful, close, convenient access to the beach. The beaches of Siesta Key, Longboat Key and Anna Maria all seem to have an influx of seaweed in the water and all over the beaches right now but that is simply what...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Large Studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments all fully furnished with outside patios, all ground level, overlooking lush landscaping and/or our beach, fully equipped kitchens. Private beach furnished with loungers, tables, secluded and unspoiled with fantastic views. Restaurants within walking distance, shopping, theatre, arts, tennis courts, golf, biking all close by. Small dogs allowed. Previously known as Riviera Beach Resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandpiper Inn

Address: 5451 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-1901
Region: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range: $230 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandpiper Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Sandpiper Hotel Longboat Key
Sandpiper Motel Longboat Key
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“Best views - rooms 200 and 201”
 of 5 bubbles JudyR450, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms as far as we could tell.”
 of 5 bubbles myrons731, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good. Garden rooms cheaper. Beachfront has more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles lisadangel, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are fabulous....well equipped & not far from beach.”
 of 5 bubbles mitsy58, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room 108 is across from the water falls and close to the beach. There's no TV in the bedroom, but who cares?”
 of 5 bubbles mkistler1, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
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