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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place ever, clean. Spotless. Owners are so nice. They are all about keeping you happy. The sunsets are amazing. Dog and kid friendly if need be. The rooms are so pretty. There is always clean bedding.

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Christine C, Owner at Sandpiper Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! Harold & I have worked very hard to make this "Old Florida" Property even better. In 2016 we replaced all the mattresses and gotten new furniture. Happy to report the sunsets are still awesome and no snow in sight!! Life is always better at the Beach! Sunny Regards Christine Gorman Cullison Innkeeper Sandpiper INN...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know if Corey Wright or TripAdvisor are to blame but Corey's review is not about Sandpiper Inn, Longboat Key. I have stayed there and am about to go back again which surely says it all. It is well equipped, quiet, right on the beach, friendly and laid back. Just what you want for a relaxed and peaceful break....

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Christine C, Owner at Sandpiper Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words we are extremely grateful for our longtime, returning guests from all corners of the world. The friendships developed here at the Sandpiper Inn Longboat Key are truly priceless! Life is always better at the Beach Sunny Regards Christine Gorman Cullison Innkeeper Sandpiper INN Longboat Key, Florida

Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 21 November 2016

A friend suggested Longboat Key for our trip to Florida. We didn't want a high rise or a huge property with hundreds of guests. Sandpiper Inn is right along the beach where we could sit on beach chairs, sip wine and enjoy the sunset. There are only about 10 units in this single story, well-maintained property. We had a one...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Our stay at Sandpiper Inn was AWESOME!! We stayed with Our dog Royal. The room was amazing!! It was extremely clean, had a kitchen with everything needed. The owners live on The property and very hospitable. The sunsets at night on the private beach area are AMAZING!!! There is a pet friendly park and restaurants close by and Publix ....

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is not a place for everyone. You need to like clean, because the room we had was immaculate. It is not a fancy place, so if you are looking for the Ritz, this is not for you. We ended up here out of chance. We were looking for a place to stay on the west coast to avoid the...

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Maitland, Florida
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We always stay in the beachfront room. However, my guest and her husband enjoyed the cheaper garden view room and has high stars for their stay. This place is unique because it's not a high rise hotel. There are only 12 rooms I think and all are nice! The ocean is just a short walk down the sidewalk. There is...

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Christine C, Owner at Sandpiper Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Harold, Ben and I are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Sandpiper Inn Longboat Key, Florida, especially our spectacular sunsets. I just wanted to point out that the air conditioning units are extremely quite Mitsubishi mini splits that are controlled by the guests in each of our 11 units. There are temperature controls that...

Kissimmee, Florida
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We stayed at Sandpiper for 4 days. The place is located on the beach with 8 units facing the path to the beach & 2 facing the ocean. Beautiful foliage surrounds the path & between each unit which feels so secluded & private. Our unit 106 had a open room with sofa, chair, table for four & a full kitchen...

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Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We come back year after year. We do vacation quite a bit, but each year we save at least 5 days, and this year a week, for a perfect vacation at the Sandpiper. It is charming and the most relaxing vacation I have ever had. It is like stepping back in time to the perfect beach. The rooms are beautifully...

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is an excellent choice for a carefree, very clean, peaceful place to stay - it is not a fancy resort, but a very nice apartment style accommodation. There are only 10 - 12 rooms total, all but 2 are around a wonderful garden area that is very full of wonderful plants and very well kept. The owners/managers are very...

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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Well appointed and VERY clean. Beautiful room with a kitchen. Owner was very sweet. She walked me through the suite pointing out everything I might need. She recommended the restaurant across the street, The Lazy Lobster, and it was very good. The grounds are well maintained and lush Nice beach. Hope to return sometime!

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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: €161 - €204 (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
Sandpiper Inn Longboat Key, Florida
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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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