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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights there last week. A place to forget everything....Sunsets are as good as you can see anywhere....White Sand Beach....Calm Waters, can barely hear the wave ripples....5 mins from anything you want for the perfect getaway!!! Very accommodating staff....Will certainly visit again....

Thank rodnai
Brick, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 September 2016

September 20, 2016 We just got back from spending a week at the Diplomat on Longboat Key. I must say our stay there was just perfect! We stayed in Room #229 which is beautifully decorated with warm and inviting colors, updated, extremely clean and has all the amenities of home! The Diplomat was not only charming but you can see...

1Thank arucci2016
Bunker Hill, West Virginia
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I have been to the Diplomat for family reunions two previous times, and have never been disappointed. My hubby & I just returned from our own "private vacation", and were completely satisfied. Location and view are worth it alone. It is an older motel converted to privately owned condo units, and each is unique to the owner's taste of decorating....

Thank luvliife
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay !! clean rooms freindly helpful staff ,, rooms are cozy stocked with all living needs ,, all you need is food and swim trunks ,, and every room has a great view of the gulf !! this is my " GO TO " place for a relaxing beach stay !!!

1Thank jack w
Arcanum, Ohio
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Went down next to last week of August for a family vacation with our kids and it was so relaxing and beautiful! The beach is 15ft from the back door with white sand and turquoise water. The property is not fancy but is very well maintained and has friendly and accommodating staff. Can't wait to return!

1Thank GANGER85
Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My sister and I stayed for a sister beach weekend. It was fabulous. The rooms all faced the beach, great little kitchenette for cooking own food. The sunsets were gorgeous. The sand was white and soft. We had a manatee swim right down along our beach. Our beach was a little drop off about 12-18 in, but one night tide...

2Thank mandm1998
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Awesome Resort, awful weather :( We locked ourselves out as soon as we got there, there was an emergency number that picked up right away to take care of us, luckily, one of our party found the key in their pocket, so crisis averted! Office staff are lovely. Drama free, quick check in and out. It's Heaven to be so...

2Thank sebbyz69
Campbellsville, Kentucky
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The outside showing a little age but the inside was redone and looked good. Very clean and maid service great. Your just a few feet off the beach, the tiki huts are cool and the water was crystal clear. Outside balcony you have to share witch was ok because the people around us was very nice. Kind of a older...

Thank Johnrich11
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 4 July 2016

My wife and I stayed here for a week in May 2016 and loved it. Don't be put off by the older looking style of the building. It is very well maintained, very clean and the interior of the studio apartment was clean and updated. This is a condo rather than a hotel; you rent a furnished apartment or studio....

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Hudson, FL
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We go to the Sarasota area twice a year and stay at one of two timeshare apts. we own in that area. They are up to date and well furnished. This three night stay at Diplomat was a bit different. The location is really great, right on the gulf. Our unit, 237, had a nice king size bed and a...

Thank Barbara V

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Longboat Key, we are set only feet from the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico where you can see dolphins, manatees, the occasional stingray, and various wildlife. The Diplomat Beach Resort is centrally located within minutes of such attractions as Mote Marine Aquarium, Ringling Museum of Art, St. Armands Circle, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota Ballet, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, various theatres, famous restaurants, numerous beaches, kayaking, tours, & cruises, etc.Our 50 units are all individually owned and offer our guests that unique personal touch of home-away-from-home that you just can't receive from other cookie-cutter resorts. You'll find many amenities such as a heated pool, multiple tiki huts, and pool side/ beach side sundecks to name a few. All units have full kitchens, full baths, living rooms, and dining rooms in a studio, 1 bedroom, or 2 bedroom floor plan. Unique to our resort is that every unit opens directly to the Gulf Coast beach. No need for elevators, driving, or long walking paths, the beach is right out your back door. We offer Military discounts as well as monthly and weekly rate specials. Come begin the vacation you deserve. We look forward to seeing you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Diplomat Condominium Beach Resort

Address: 3155 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-2912
Region: United States > Florida > Longboat Key
Price Range: £112 - £257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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“All Floors have the same perfect view....”
 of 5 bubbles rodnai, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs for immediate beach access, upstairs for better views if you have the grass bank in front of your door.”
 of 5 bubbles sebbyz69, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a studio condo room. It had a furnished kitchen and nice living area. No ice machine and bring beach towels.”
 of 5 bubbles Johnrich11, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor on the north end has good views of the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles BarbJHudson_FL, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Units 245, 241 and 260 all furnished to good standards.”
 of 5 bubbles 391eddiew, 20 May 2016 | Read review
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