Sandpiper Inn - Florida

5451 GULF OF MEXICO DRIVE , LONGBOAT KEY, FL 34228 USA (Show map)

About

11 room island beach front property, kitchens, beautiful 10 mile beach, private beach area & cabana. Walk to 6 restaurants and shopping. WE DO NOT PROVIDE BREAKFAST. 1 and 2 bedroom units. Walking beach on exclusive Longboat Key, no crowds. All rooms face pretty garden area or Gulf. Small dogs allowed with permission. NO smoking is allowed anywhere on the property, both inside or outside and including our private beach area.

Reviews

Overall
4.3

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining3.8

Long boat key 2015

4.0 on July 04, 2015

Quiet helpful and clean


great way to attend a conference

4.6 on June 23, 2015

what a fantastic relaxing place! for the price less than a hotel in Sarasota we had an ocean front one bedroom cottage with full kitchen an use of beach and patio chairs we were direct ocean front we even had a "mascot" egret hanging around I gave a 3 for onsite dining only because there was no dining The person who checked us in did not know the place was with bed and breakfast and did not know anything abut the gift card however

Innkeeper Response
Thank you, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We do not have onsite dining except for full kitchens and gas & charcoal grills, as we are a small old florida property. However, there are many outstanding restaurant choices within walking distance. Our assistant, who was covering for us while we were attending a family funeral in Massachusetts is just learning about all of our 3rd party vendors. Ben was in touch with us about folks who had bed & breakfast reservations/gift cards and guests did contact me via my cell phone. All guests did receive exceptional customer service despite our loss. We hope you have a chance to a visit our paradise again. Sunny Regards, Life is always better at the beach! Chris


Perfect beach getaway

5 on June 17, 2015

Stayed for 3 days / 4 nights and it was perfect! Comfortable quiet rooms. Gorgeous beach - almost like having our private beach. So relaxing, convenient to restaurants/grocery stores. Will definitely be returning!


A little piece of Heaven!

3.0 on June 14, 2015

We've come to LBK off and on for the last 29 yrs. I can truly say the beach and its beauty has not lost it's luster one bit. This small charming villa is just what one needs for R & R. Take a night or a few and enjoy the beauty that we are blessed to experience on LBK. Places like this are few and far in-between. Condo's and high rises will soon ( & already are) take over and it changes everything. Take the few steps as you walk out your villa door and peace is all you feel. Keep walking and just wait for all that you will see!! Our weekend was filled with crystal clear gulf, rain, rainbow, manatee, dolphins, sting rays, snake, fresh sea turtle next and a plethora of bird life. Just go!!!


Great Great Accomodations

4.6 on May 29, 2015

-Great value and surrounded by dinning, shopping and near St. Armand, downtown Sarasota, and Bradenton. -Chris (one of the owners) was very helpful and genuinely cared that our stay was comfortable. -The space and equipment in the kitchen were great. -The proximity to the beach was awesome. -We will be returning her for sure.


sandpiper inn long boat key

5 on May 28, 2015

perfect place for relaxation


sandpiper inn

4.6 on May 16, 2015

Great location. Wish we could have stayed longer. Will return again.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your stay we are happy you got to experience our paradise! Hope to see you soon "Life is always better at the beach!


spring get away

4.0 on May 15, 2015

2nd stay at this wonderful Inn swam every day great spot and good value

Innkeeper Response
Glad you enjoyed your stay & returning guest discount Hope this visit to paradise was wonderful with our improvements! See you soon Life is always better at the beach!


Perfect Long Weekend Escape!

5 on May 09, 2015

Absolutely loved this inn! Only 11 units and very secluded which made it very nice, quiet and private. The landscaping on the grounds was beautiful! Rooms were very clean. The owner was very welcoming, the beach was only steps away from our unit and there was plenty of fine dining and shopping within a short drive. Would highly recommend for a quaint relaxing stay on the gulf and we hope to visit there again real soon!


Perfect getaway on Longboat Key

4.4 on April 12, 2015

It was a great place - quiet, comfortable bed, kitchen and private beach area. Everything needed for the beach was also provided. Looking forward to going back.


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Rooms & Rates

Room 100

Small studio efficiency room, 250 square feet. Queen bed, love seat. Private patio. This room does not have a kitchen, it has a refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and small sink. This is our smallest room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Room 107

One bedroom with king bed garden side room, kitchen and bath, 450 square feet. Private patio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Room 101

Two bedroom 1 bath room with kitchen, 570 square feet. King bed in each bedroom. Sleep sofa for 1 in living room. Private patio. LARGE SHOWER, NO TUB

  • Maximum Capacity: 5

Room 103

One bedroom with king bed garden side room, kitchen and bath, 450 square feet, sleep sofa in living room. Private patio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Room 108

One bedroom with king bed garden side room, kitchen and bath, 450 square feet. Private patio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Room 200

Gulf front one bedroom with king bed, kitchen and bath, 450 square feet. Private patio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Room 104

One bedroom with king bed garden side room, kitchen and bath, 450 square feet, sleep sofa in living room. Private patio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Room 102

Two bedroom 1 bath room with kitchen, 570 square feet. King bed in one bedroom and Queen bed in the other bedroom. Private patio. Love seat in living room converts to a single sleeper.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5

Room 105

One bedroom with king bed garden side room, kitchen and bath, 450 square feet, sleep sofa in living room. Private patio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Room 201

Gulf front one bedroom with king bed, kitchen and bath, 450 square feet, Private patio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Room 106

One bedroom with king bed garden side room, kitchen and bath, 450 square feet. Private patio.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Location

Location Type

Island, Oceanfront, Vista oceano, Small town

Airport

Tampa, FL (TPA)

Area Attractions

Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Nature area, Ocean, Picnic area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Fax Machine, Washer/dryer , Full kitchens with dishwaster in each 1 or 2 bedroom unit. Partial kitchen in studio room 100.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4 PM
  • Check Out:: 10 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No No Smoking allowed anywhere on Property.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Small dogs under 25 pounds, $15 per day plus tax.
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 7 nights minimum February through April, otherwise 2 to 3 nights minimum
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 25% of total or 100% if single night stay.
  • Cancellations: $50 minimum charge for any cancellation. No refund of deposit if cancellation made within 60 days of arrival for February through April stays. No refund of deposit if cancellation made within 30 days of arrival for all other stays. See website for additional information.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Chris & Harold Cullison

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs , yorkies, manager apt only

About the innkeepers

Walking the beautiful 10 mile Gulf front white sand beach and watching the spectacular Sunsets on Longboat Key

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Meals

Breakfast

No Breakfast Provided

  • Serving Location: Diner across street provides breakfast at a reasonable price. All of our 1 and 2 bedroom units contain a kitchen. Our studio has a partial kitchen.