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    Gulf Beach Resort Motel

    930 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2110
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 18 March 2015

    This is my 6th trip to Gulf Beach Resort Motel and I am like a new comer compared to many of the guest at this unique get away. People love this place and I do too! It is one of my favorite places to come...More

    3  Thank Stan303
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort MotelResponded 7 April 2015

    It sounds like you are well on your way to being one of our many repeat guests. We appreciate the fact that you enjoy the quiet getaway time and that we are becoming one of your favorite places to stay. Your many kind comments about...More

    Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

    Just returned from a wonderful 3 night R&R visit to Lido Beach, and it was a very homey, comfortable and reasonable experience right on the beautiful Gulf Beach! It was quick check in, desk clerks were very friendly, the motel does have character since it...More

    1  Thank 2runing
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort MotelResponded 7 April 2015

    I am happy to hear that the purpose of your stay with us was for some R&R and it sounds like it was successful! It also sounds like you met some of our long time guests and I'm sure you probably heard about many of...More

    Reviewed 3 March 2015

    We stayed a week in room 314 at this no frills, historic motel. Great location, clean room, friendly staff and hundreds of dollars less than other beach front accommodations. No resort, parking or wifi fees. Do yourself a favor and walk to St. Armand's Circle...More

    3  Thank DNDee
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort MotelResponded 7 April 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Gulf Beach Resort Motel. I appreciate all your kind comments about our property and staff. We are aware that other properties have started to implement the charging of guests for...More

    Reviewed 17 February 2015

    This is one of the many places to stay in Sarasota but it has the advantage of being moderately priced and very neat! However, do not book unit 110 unless you are not very picky. It is dated and in need of repair. We stayed...More

    1  Thank Phillip N
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort MotelResponded 6 April 2015

    I would like to apologize that the unit you stayed in was not quite up to par. I will be sure to pass your comments on to the owner and work with them towards making improvements. It is good to hear, however, that you did...More

    Reviewed 6 February 2015

    These are someone else’s comments in the guest book in the room we had (202) and sum the place up nicely. The other positive Tripadvisor reviews are all true & this place is good value for money. We were a bit concerned that we might...More

    2  Thank 126Martin
    Response from GulfBeachMotel, Manager at Gulf Beach Resort MotelResponded 3 April 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Gulf Beach Resort Motel. We are located on Lido Key which by nature is quieter and more laid-back than some of the other islands in the area. I love to...More

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    About
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    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
    • US$83 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 49
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    • Location
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    • Florida >
    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sarasota
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    • Gulf Beach Resort Motel Sarasota, Florida
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    Julie D
    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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    "Prefer second floor."
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    "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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