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Gulfside Motel, Sarasota

2.5-star2.5 stars
138 Garfield DrSarasotaFL34236United States of America

Within easy reach of St. Armands Circle
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Reviews & ratings
  • We wanted a quick getaway to Lido and this fit the bill. It had a kitchen but no room…Aug 1, 2015
  • Horrible Very Bad ExperienceJul 29, 2015
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Gulfside Motel, Sarasota

  • Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom - No Daily Housekeeping
  • Studio - No Daily Housekeeping
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms - No Daily Housekeeping

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 6 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must call the property at least two hours prior to arrival.
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours or on the weekend must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 21
  • Minimum check-in age is 21
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • Extended parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Laundry facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Year Built 1951

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils

Gulfside Motel, Sarasota’s small print

Also known as

  • Gulfside Motel
  • Gulfside Motel Sarasota
  • Gulfside Sarasota


Please note: This is a quiet property, catering mostly to adults and seniors.
Hotel does not accept reservations on the same day as check-in. Reservations must be made a minimum of one day in advance.
Extra person charges of $20 per person/per night will apply.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

Cash deposit for Spring Break: USD 250 per stay for guests under 25 years old

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 100

Housekeeping is offered for an extra charge of USD 30 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Gulfside Motel, Sarasota


  • In Lido Key
  • St. Armands Circle - 13 min walk
  • Mote Marine Aquarium - 39 min walk
  • South Lido Park - 9 min walk
  • Florida Studio Theatre - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Marina Jack - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens - 5.3 mi / 8.6 km

Getting around

  • Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.) - 16 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Extended parking

Gulfside Motel, Sarasota

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