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Sunset Vistas Beachfront Suites
Ranked #6 of 48 Hotels in Treasure Island
Certificate of Excellence
macomb, mi
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great time.”
Reviewed 28 August 2007

We stayed at the Sunset Vistas in May. We liked it so much we booked another trip for the end of August. We just got back on the 27th. It was just as good, if not better, the second time we went.

We arrived just before noon and was able to check in early. The gentleman at the front desk was very nice. He gave us a complementary upgrade. We had booked a "partial gulf view" and was given a "gulf coast" view instead. I guess the "partial gulf view" rooms are the ones closer to the street. We stayed in a "partial gulf view" room in May and still had a great view of the gulf. Try to get on the North side of the building if you can, that way you can see the sunsets from your balcony. The room we got was nice and clean. There were a few minor things. We only had one coffee cup. We mentioned it to a housekeeper the next day and she gave us another four cups. The other problem was the slow service at the cafe. The food is good but it takes too long to get it. Be prepared to wait around 30 minutes for your order.

The beach was great. The water temperature was 88 degrees. My kids, ages 6 and 10, loved it. There were plenty of shells on the beach. There's also a sandbar about 70 yards out that has lots of sand dollars. The water was shallow enough to walk all the way out there.

Overall we had a great time. We would definitely go back to the Vistas.

  • Liked — The location. Love the ice cream place right next door.
  • Disliked — slow cafe service.
  • Stayed August 2007, travelled with family
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Reviewed 27 August 2007

I recently stayed at the Sunset Vistas Beachfront Suites for four nights. Getting towels for the unit we stayed in was a daily fiasco. The management claimed there were problems with the towel service company.Also, no one ever came to clean our unit. The clerks at the front desk were young and somewhat inexperienced. For example, while waiting for our room to be changed, I asked the clerk if someone could call me on my cell phone when my room was ready, and was told they don't do that, but then another clerk asked for my number so he could call me when the room was ready. Also note that this complex does not provide beach chairs, chaise lounges or umbrellas without a daily charge. All in all the units are just okay but the beach on this property is beautiful.

  • Stayed August 2007, travelled with family
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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2007

We booked a 2 night stay here (extended to 3) following reviews on this website.This was to be a break from "theme park hell" in Orlando! We were absolutely delighted with our apartment, very clean, spacious, well equipped. Beach almost empty, wonderful sunsets from the balcony.Our room was just above the beach bar but no problems with noise. Excellent value for money.
Nearby, St John's Pass for breakfast/lunch and FANTASTIC thai restaurant near St Pete's beach that easily accommodated our vegetarian, coeliac twin daughters. Located an easy distance from Busch Gardens where we spent a brilliant queue free day, the US schools having gone back.

  • Liked — size, location
  • Disliked — cafe
  • Stayed August 2007, travelled with family
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Danville, Virginia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2007

My sister and I picked this place at random. We almost were afraid that we couldn't afford it but lo and behold it was such a bargain!!!!. The suite was absolutely beautiful and clean. It was more than we could ever have imagined. We were lucky enough to get a top floor suite facing the Gulf. We had already been in Florida for 5 days but I can honestly say that this was the crowning highlight of the whole trip!

If you are looking for an affordable, completely relaxing, luxurious place to stay, look no further! Absolutely loved it!!!!

Stayed August 2007
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tampa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2007

our stay at sunset vistas is for a weekend get away and a bday celebration. my husband and i we're very surprise with the suite we have. we have a suite overlooking the pool area and gulf. stunning view. you can feel the sea breeze and hear the wave. very relaxing. perfect view!! can't ask for anything more. the staff are very friendly. the hotel itself, the view, the cleanliness, the location close to anywhere you want to go, just about everything, it will definitely make your vacation an unforgettable one. we will definitely recommend your hotel to our friends.

  • Liked — perfect view
  • Disliked — none
  • Stayed August 2007, travelled as a couple
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Toronto, Ontario
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2007

Great spot for a family vacation with small children!
We booked this through Makos Vista and can't say enough about how great it was. I had read many reviews - not all positive - and was a bit leary about booking straight from the internet, but wasn't disappointed. The room was spotless, we got an early check in, there were plenty of towels, dishes, toys for the kids and were able to get a high chair and play pen for our youngest son! Overall, a very clean, quiet place to go if you're looking to have some quality family time. All the staff were very friendly, and it was a bonus that we didn't have to check into the main office when we arrived. Since everything was done through Jill Helgren, we simply got our key code for our room (which was nice that we didn't have to carry a key around) the week before and simply went to our room upon arrival and began our vacation.
We would definitely recommend this spot if you're looking for good value, great pool - especially the children's pool and some R&R.

Stayed August 2007
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Northants, England
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208 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2007

Pay the extra for a proper ocean view, its worth the little extra cost. Beach is great. We had a suite and it was fine. Pool is good. Would stay here again if in Treasure Island.

  • Liked — The view
  • Stayed August 2007, travelled with family
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Property: Sunset Vistas Beachfront Suites
Address: 12000 Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island, FL 33706-5124
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Region: United States > Florida > Treasure Island
Amenities:
Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Treasure Island
#7 Family Hotel in Treasure Island
#10 Romantic Hotel in Treasure Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sunset Vistas Beachfront Suites 3.5*
Number of rooms: 132
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The perfect family beachfront resort offering condo-sized suites and resort amenities all under one roof! Located directly on one of America’s award winning beaches and overlooking the Gulf of Mexico is this “all-suite” resort hotel offering 154 - 2 bedroom/2 bath & 3 bedroom/3 bath condo-size suites. 24 hour front desk, on-site restaurant/cafe, beach/tiki bar, heated pool, 2 whirlpools & kiddie pool with fountains. Free use of business & fitness center, free WiFi, reserved parking & daily paper. Enjoy beach volleyball, ping pong, corn toss and more. Each suite is designed in a “Coastal Living” style motif and offers spacious living/dining rooms, full size kitchens with all appliances, china, glass & silverware, in-suite washer/dryer & private balconies facing the beach. Lush tropical courtyard with multiple waterfalls and fountain. Daily, weekly & group rates are available. Walk to world famous John’s Pass Village for more restaurants, shopping, jet skis, fishing and dolphin tours. Tampa Bay’s Busch Gardens and the area’s other world-class museums and attractions are just minutes away! ... more   less 
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