Get an overview of this hotelGulf beach resort six miles from St Armand's Circle

Middle of Longboat Key

This beachfront hotel is located in the middle of 12-mile-long Longboat Key, facing the Gulf of Mexico; the internationally known shops of St Armand's Circle are 6 miles away.

Fun in the sun

Along with an unusually shaped outdoor pool, the hotel provides a beach volleyball court and equipment rentals for on-site water sports. Latitudes, the hotel's restaurant, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Balconies or patios

All 102 elegant guestrooms offer one king bed or two queen beds, tropical fabrics, and private patios or balconies with views of the Gulf, pool, or garden.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This resort is within 10 miles of Mote Marine Aquarium, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. The Ringling Museum is 13 miles away.

On-site amenities include a swimming pool, 21-person spa tub, fitness center, and indoor/outdoor restaurant and bar. Complimentary beach chairs, umbrellas, and towels are available; beach cabanas can be rented. Waverunner, kayak, catamaran, and bike rentals are also available at resort. Parasailing, boating, and fishing are available nearby.

Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout. Complimentary shuttle service within ten miles of the hotel is provided. Guest parking is complimentary.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Total number of rooms - 102 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 332 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Conference space 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Beach bar 
  • On private beach 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Year Built 1972 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3570 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 

Where to Eat

Latitudes Restaurant and Bar - Open daily for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Indoor and outdoor beachfront seating with views of the Gulf of Mexico. Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The Hilton Longboat Key Beachfront Resort has a large outdoor heated swimming pool spa tub. Beach volleyball, bike rentals, and a variety of water sports are available.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Volleyball on site 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4:30 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per pet, per stay
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room (up to 75 lb)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hilton Longboat Key Beach
  • Hilton Longboat Key Beach Resort
  • Gulfside Beach Resort Longboat Key
  • Gulfside Beach Resort
  • Gulfside Beach Longboat Key

We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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