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West Virginia
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have stayed here for several years whenever we visit Indian Rocks and we love it. There is a separate bedroom, nice kitchen with everything you need and a big living room with plenty of comfortable seating. Nice pool and large area to sit, sun and enjoy the gulf. The owners and staff are friendly, thoughtful and go above and... More 

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Paoli, Indiana
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176 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were looking for a reasonably priced, clean place right on the gulf for our anniversary and the Great Heron fit the bill. This is an older property but don't let that deter you from staying. It is so convenient being steps from the beach and the room is so clean and well appointed. We had a wonderful view of... More 

3 Thank LONG3
Dayton, Ohio, United States
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We absolutely loved our stay at the Great Heron Inn! It's not in the touristy Clearwater beach area but it's a short drive if you want to visit this area for the day. We basically had our own private beach 30 seconds from our room. Susan, who works there was so nice & more than willing to help make our... More 

Thank Maggie J
Orlando, Florida
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57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a small, family-owned apartment hotel right on the Gulf. It has a pool and access to the intracoastal. The apartments are spacious, clean, and well-outfitted. The hotel has beach chairs, beach towels, barbeque grills and many other amenities. The people are friendly and do their best to make sure you have a wonderful time. The only downside is... More 

3 Thank Claire S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

My family just left the Great Heron Inn yesterday and cannot say anything bad about the experience. The owner takes pride in the property and it shows. Our room was very clean and so is the entire property. It sits away from the larger hotels down the road so the beach was never overly busy. Beach towels, chairs and toys... More 

4 Thank Todd M
Marco Island, Florida
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is NOT a JW Marriott. But what it is, is right on the beach, with a nice little pool and SUPER friendly owners and staff. It is within walking distance to several restaurants, five feet from the beach, and extremely clean . We stayed in a one bedroom, with full kitchen, and a separate living room for next to... More 

4 Thank Bradford W
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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Me, my husband and son stayed here for 7 days. We had a blast!!! The owner is the best she has pool toys and beach toys for guests to use. A Great Heron comes everyday at least 3 times and gets fed fish. Only thing that was annoying the maids did not clean well and would give us new sheets... More 

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Minneapolis / Jena
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We spent 3 nights. The hotel was chosen based on reviews from Tripadvisor and all were so right. A nice little charming hotel right on a stretch of beach without any big hotels. The owners were very nice and attentive. The room was rather an apartment with separate sleeping room and kitchen. All little dated but absolutely clean and charming.The... More 

4 Thank Chris M
Quincy, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Pool for the kids, beach for the view, ice cream shoppe , restaurants and even a CVS for things forgotten ... All within walking distance. Short drive to putt putt and go karts and a quick trip to the aquarium. Can't wait to go back again! Feel safe and everyone is happy to help.

1 Thank Pat H
Traverse City, MI
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42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Once you find a place you like...small, friendly, clean & accommodating. Gulf of Mexico right outside your front door, walk to local restaurants, clean pool area & lots of chairs. They even supply you with beach towels! We already reserved fro next year! Yes, the Heron visits the pool area daily.

3 Thank MInone4

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Great Heron Inn

Address: 68 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785-3910
Region: United States > Florida > Indian Rocks Beach
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Great Heron Hotel Indian Rocks Beach
Great Heron Motel
Great Heron Inn Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
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“Unit 121 has a great view”
 of 5 bubbles LONG3, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We liked the view more from our 2nd floor room in comparison to the 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles MaggieJ749, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“They have beach view, but you can survive without the view and take the 30 second walk to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 177bradfordw, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Second floor you can see the Gulf better.”
 of 5 bubbles MInone4, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Book early.”
 of 5 bubbles Canada_Reals, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
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