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“The way Florida should be”

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A Place to Be Motel
Ranked #10 of 12 Hotels in Nokomis
Bath, Maine
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“The way Florida should be”
Reviewed 19 December 2012

We've been coming down for years. If you are looking for 5 star glitz and chocolates on the pillow, forget it. But if you're looking for an interesting, clean, comfortable old school Florida motel/marina, this is it. Friendly staff, beautiful beach across the street. A real mixed bag of rooms available, ranging from a simple efficiency to a multi room family apartment. Nice swimming pool, clubhouse and patio. Fun communal BB grills, too. Shuffle board even!

Room Tip: Pretty quiet area in general, but if road noise bothers you, ask to be closer to the bay.
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  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: A Place to Be Motel
Address: 212 Casey Key Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275-3320
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Region: United States > Florida > Nokomis
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 12 Hotels in Nokomis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2 star — A Place to Be Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Relax and unwind in beautiful Casey Key, Florida, at A Place To Be Motel. Savor the charm of Old Florida in one of our newly renovated waterfront apartments. Enjoy the beautiful sand, surf and sunsets of Nokomis Beach just a short path away. And there's more............ Each guest deserves the finest room. That's why, in every studio and apartment, we provide a full kitchen, free Wi-Fi and cable television. Many rooms also have a view of the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway with its wildlife and beautiful natural scenery. A Place To Be Motel welcomes your pet to enjoy a vacation with you! Our guests have "backyard" access to the Sarasota Intracoastal Waterway for boating and lovely nature and wildlife excursions. In addition to a private fishing dock, the avid adventurer can book a fishing charter, departing daily from the Motel, with captain Phil Bloom and Venice Reef Charters. For guests and non-guests, we also offer 15 rentable boat slips that accommodate boats up to 50 feet long! We are here to make this a memorable stay for you and your family. Experience the secluded, peaceful, relaxing environment - Play shuffleboard - Lounge with your family by the pool - Grill at one of several outdoor dining areas. If you want to venture out, there are many restaurants - shops - and fun, interesting, exotic Florida attractions nearby. We are happy to make recommendations and share our favorites with you! Water truly melts the stress away - so come visit us at A Place To Be Motel in Casey Key, Florida, where the Intracoastal Waterway and the ocean will surround and soothe you. We sincerely look forward to your visit! Amenities: • Each room has a fully equipped kitchen--full-size refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster oven, dishes, microwave, oven and stove-top. • Pet friendly • Free wi-fi • Free parking. • Cable TV in every room. • Coin-operated laundry room onsite. Onsite Activities: • Nokomis Beach just a short path away. • Swimming pool. • Game room available. • Shuffleboard. • Deck overlooking the bay. • Outdoor grills. • Tables and lounge chairs by the pool. • Private fishing docks. • 15 Boat slips for rent. • Fishing charter leaving daily. ... more   less 
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