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    Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    930 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2110
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (104)
    Room & Suite (43)
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    Overview

    • Excellent38%
    • Very good47%
    • Average6%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “tiki hut” (12 reviews)
    “lido key” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Beachfront
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    Reviews (199)
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    71 - 75 of 199 reviews

    Reviewed 25 October 2014

    Stayed at the Gulf Beach Motel recently and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We were recommended to try the motel by the Sarasota Tourist Information Office and, although a little tired and 'old fashioned', we found the place to be clean and tidy, well maintained and...More

    5  Thank mikerichards2014
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Gulf Beach Resort Motel. We appreciate all of your kind comments about our property and staff. Most of our staff has worked here for many years and strive...More

    Reviewed 25 October 2014

    My wife and I went there for a Birthday party (family affair ), it turned out a great place, great price, steps from the beach with tiki hut, grill for BBQ, we brought a box of bratwurst and pretzels, the rooms were clean, full kitchen,...More

    2  Thank Andre B
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Gulf Beach Resort Motel. It sounds like your family enjoyed getting together to celebrate a special occasion. The layout of our property and our amenities are very conducive to family gatherings....More

    Reviewed 20 October 2014

    The location was perfect just step out of your room and your steps away from Lido Key beach. The motel was well kept on the outside, however the room was dated and needed some repairs and remodeling. I stayed in the 300 building and it...More

    2  Thank lydia m
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Gulf Beach Resort Motel. We appreciate all your kind comments about our beach. Lido Key is one of the quieter islands in Sarasota and many people appreciate the less hectic...More

    Reviewed 22 September 2014

    My wife and I recently stayed here for 5 nights. We found the staff to be very accommodating. The motel is right on the beach (we stayed in the 300 building). Because the motel is relatively small we were able to get to know some...More

    1  Thank Bob R
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Gulf Beach Resort Motel. it sounds like you enjoyed yourselves and were able to enjoy the company of our other guests. Because our property is smaller we find...More

    Reviewed 8 September 2014

    I have stayed here multiple times. Wonderful place, has all that you need for a nice weekend at the beach. Their website is great - all of the rooms are different and the site has pictures of each to help you decide which is best...More

    4  Thank Neal M
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Gulf Beach Resort Motel. We certainly appreciate our return guests and thank you for your loyalty to us. The fact that all the units are different is what...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 83 - USD 173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
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    Traveller (104)
    Room & Suite (43)
    Pool & Beach (22)
    Dining (1)
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    Julie D
    Do you have a better rate for seniors?
    31 January 2017|
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    Response from GulfBeachMotel | Property representative |
    Hi Julie, Thank you for asking about our rates. In our efforts to try and keep our rates as low as possible, we do not offer any discounts at this time of year. We have offered a Florida resident discount in the past... More
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    Room Tips
    "The top balcony has a good view of the ocean, but I would prefer the screened porch on the bottom."
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    "I dont think they have really nice rooms."
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    "Rooms in the 300's are closest to the beach - The higher the number the closer to the beach"
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    "All rooms are unique in their arrangement and the ground floor rooms have neat little screened porches."
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