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Book your Thanksgiving, Christmas or Spring Break now! 13 Cottages/Inn Rooms

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 11
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Photos and Description of this 11 bedroom holiday cottage in Sunset Beach - Sunset Inn & Cottages

Treasure Island Boutique Vacation Rental & Beach Cottages!

Inn & Cottage Description:

Book on our website at www.sunsetinnti.com or call us for VRBO discounts. CALL: 727-420-8788

We are a recently renovated Inn & Cottages located on the south end of Sunset Beach in Treasure Island! Under new ownership and management. PLEASE CALL for exact availability and to BOOK, as we have 13 total units, all completey unique-right down to their names! Best to call to inquire and we can talk about the property and all that we have to offer for your desired dates! We have nightly, weekly and monthly rates!

Weddings & Family Reunions:

We look forward to hosting you and yours! Looking to get married on the Beach?! We have a perfect setting for your wedding and reception afterward! Come be a part of our slice of paradise! Book the entire property or just the Inn for small weddings!


The property is made up of an Inn with 7 units, and 6 cottages! Each cottage has a kitchen for long term renters, yet we also offer hotel room type accommodations at the Inn with a kitchenette for a more economical- 3 NIGHT MINIMUM This is a renovated old Florida Motel, so if you are looking for the Ritz Carlton- head up to Clearwater Beach! Our Inn rooms and cottages are quaint, charming (beautiful decor with new beds/furnishings) and you will love the location.

Location Description:

The South end of Sunset Beach is in the best part of Treasure Island! You will NOT be disappointed with the location or the stay! It is the quietest part of the beach! Treasure Island is a community of 4 different Islands and Sunset Beach is on the Southern most tip of the community. This is an area rich in history with MLB stars, movie stars and people of every walk of life that love the atmosphere of old world Florida and all it's natural beauties. It is an area of unspoiled beach land unlike so many communities that are high rise after high rise on the shore line. Come spend some time in our little slice of paradise in Treasure Island, FL! We can't wait to meet and greet you!

Our prices include:

Towel exchange once every 4-5 days for weekly guests

Cable TV

Complimentary wireless Internet (every room has it's own hotspot!)

Complimentary use of the courtyard BBQ grill (2 grills for guests to use)

Parking (You will be given a parking pass and alloted 1 parking spot per unit or cottage rented). Any additional cars will be an additional charge.


Beach Chairs & Beach Umbrellas are included in the price/room- You must rent them out at the front desk!! Yippee!

Beach Towels ($10 a week with towel exchange every other day)

Fat Tire Beach Cruiser Rental- $20 an hour, $30 for 3 hours (courtesy of Sunset Bike & Board)

Paddle Board Rental- $50 for 4 hours (includes paddle, floatation device and mini lesson to help keep you afloat). $90 for 2 boards for 4 hours- including delivery.

Terms & Conditions:

Special events and holiday rates apply during certain seasons, requiring a surcharge, longer minimum stay and/or higher deposits or prepayment in full.

3 night minimum stay required in the Inn, 7 nights in the cottages *(we will make exceptions for weddings and special events- call to check on cottage mins)

3 night minimum stay for holidays and special events

Check in time after 3:00 pm. Check out time 10:00 am

Non-refundable pet deposit of $200 per week (one pet minimum)- The Inn is NOT pet friendly. Stone's Throw & MacDill are our ONLY pet friendly unit. All Pets must be crated when you are not in the unit. Pets must be on a leash on property.

No smoking inside or on the property- If we find that you have smoked in one of our Inn rooms or cottages, you will be asked to leave the property and will forfeit all monies received by Sunset Inn & Cottage, and will be held responsible for damage.

Each additional person is $25 per night (over the room occupancy rate) or $100 per week.

A 25% deposit is due upon reservation and is non-refundable unless cancelled within 60 days of check-in.

The full balance is payable upon arrival

We may enter your room/cottage during your visit to make minor repairs/housekeeping/etc.

For special circumstances, refunds are subjects to a 3% or $25 minimum handling charge

No show is not eligible for a refund

No refunds for early departures, weather or acts of God

All prices, terms and conditions are subject without notice, except for valid bookings

Can't wait for you to come see what we've done with the place!!!!

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Laurie Davidson-Smith
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
6 October, 2016
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About Laurie Davidson-Smith

We are new owners and working hard to update the Coral Lee into the Sunset Inn! After 33+ years of previous ownership, we as new owners are updating and upgrading the experience of our guests....We are former college/professional athletes, so we know how to work hard and create a great team atmosphere for our family and guests. We love to entertain and open our world to our new friends! Please come join us!

Laurie Davidson-Smith purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Laurie Davidson-Smith chose Florida Central Gulf Coast

Because it is amazing!! Perfect Location for relaxing and enjoying the beach! We are an 'Inn & Cottages' ... old world Florida rooms--but with an updated feel. Small rooms, but clean and NICE with beautiful furnishings. There is a quaint feeling on Sunset Beach and this property is the perfect example of beach living, and beach vacationing! That's what we are....what we aren't is a crowded resort with 100's or 1000's of strangers. We are small and quaint. Only 13 total units total! Locally owned and managed! Come experience our paradise! We can't wait to share it with you!

What makes this cottage unique

You will love Sunset Beach. Sometimes you find a gem amongst the rest. Please come see why our guests are already booking for 2017 and 2018! Visit www.sunsetinnti.com to book! Sunset Beach is a diverse and fabulous community. The property is situated on a warm, friendly block, lined with little cottages and nestled between two bodies of water. You will enjoy walking 40-50 steps to one of the best beaches on the West coast of Florida, or stroll around a near-mile long boardwalk that starts on the Bay and ends on the Gulf. On the Gulf side across the street is a gorgeous pavilion/beach center with playground, bathrooms, and showers for public use (the pavilion can also be rented for private celebrations). On the Bay side there is a dog-friendly beach, also known as one the happiest places on earth! If you're up for water sports, jet ski and boat rentals can be found about 1 mile away. The cottage is also an easy walk to several fun beach-side places to eat and drink. Or if you prefer to cook and eat at home, there are several large grocery stores and small markets accessible in minutes by car while all cottages have full kitchens!


based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

Book your Thanksgiving, Christmas or Spring Break now! 13 Cottages/Inn Rooms
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Perfect place to stay with family!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with two young kids and had great time. The location is in a quiet part of town away from the commercial area. Right across the street is the beach. If you need to run back to the room for something, it is less than a minute walk. You can use the beach chairs and toys that the owners provide. This was a major convenience for us. They even provide fishing rods! Laurie was very helpful in advising us on what to do in the area. She was also very accommodating to our needs.

The rooms are very clean and comfortable. They have a little kitchen and there is also decent Wifi. Also, there are courtyards where you can sit and enjoy the evening or use the grills to cook dinner. We will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay in the upstairs inn. Great view and it was a great location. Michelle and Laurie were very accommodating. We stayed just after Labor Day and it was very quiet.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous deal on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just spent a week in one of the tandem cottages at the Sunset Inn. Laurie and Michele have done an amazing job renovating this beach-side gem and each room is decorated beautifully!

They truly have an inn-keepers touch by including really nice beach chairs and umbrellas and were super helpful in suggestions for local restaurants and activities. We stayed from a Monday to a Friday, which was really quiet and peaceful. We had the beautifully landscaped patio area to ourselves to grill under the string lights and enjoy the sounds of the waves (from across the street!). We could leave our room and walk to the water in less than 1 min.

This place is exactly what I was looking for on our vacation and we'll definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Inn for a perfect weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent a long weekend at the Sunset Inn & Cottages in Treasure Island, and the entire experience far exceeded my expectations. I travel for a living and deciding to "travel" for relaxation is risky. It was the perfect quiet weekend.

The Inn has been completely renovated, yet maintained its integrity of a 1940's "feel". The Inn is located on the south end of Treasure Island, which was perfect and away from the "touristy" area up the road. It was quiet, we were less than 100 steps from the beach, walking distance to a couple of restaurants, and a $4 Uber ride to other restaurants.

We stayed in one of the cottages and it was plenty of room and super cute! It had a nice size bedroom with night stands on both sides, a dresser, and nice size closet with wood hangers. The bed was also very comfy! The living room and kitchen area were fully furnished and stocked with a very comfy couch, breakfast table, full-size fridge, and a stove. It had everything you would need to stay in, if you so chose, including grills right outside in the courtyard under the decorative lights. Oh, and it has Wifi!!

Laurie is the innkeeper and she could not have been more accommodating. She shared the story of how they bought the inn and it's been a labor of love renovating. We genuinely felt like guests in someone's home as opposed to a hotel. She even gave us paddle boarding tips! Laurie also provided very nice beach chairs and beach towels! It was so nice to simply walk out our front door and be steps away from the beach, as opposed to being in a high-rise condo, packing everything up, waiting for an elevator, and making the journey down to the beach. The Inn is literally steps away.

I cannot say enough how much we enjoyed staying at the Sunset Inn & Cottages. The quaintness of the inn coupled with Laurie's kindness and providing anything you would need, it was the perfect quiet weekend getaway. It would also be a great place for a group of friends or families. The courtyard is great and would also be a great place for a small wedding reception!

We are already planning our next long weekend to visit Laurie and the Inn!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super-cute cottage and quiet stretch of beach

  • 5 of 5

Just got home from spending a super week at MacDill Cottage. If you're looking for a quiet stretch of beach, low traffic, delightful owners, and a clean and really cute place to stay - this is it.

It is just a 1 minute walk to the beach. There are no high-rises to deal with - just a beautiful stretch of beach.

The owners were very accommodating and so great to deal with.

We'll be going back!

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location, location, location!!!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a week long trip. We found this place last minute through vrbo and I will never go any place on the Gulf coast again!!! Not only is the pride in ownership shown in the cleanliness of the units and property but the location CAN NOT be beat. It is directly across a non busy street to the beach and with 3 kids that was perfect. At night we were able to use a community bbq and soak up the sun on the patio while watching the sun set over the palm trees.

I can't wait to go back and will be referring everyone I know to this place - a breath of fresh air from the condo coast that the gulf can feel like.

Congratulations to the owners for such an amazing place!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Tampa International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Caddy's! Ka-tiki
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
John's Pass!!
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Treasure Island
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Caddy's, The Pearl, Middle Grounds, Nori Thai
Nearest Beach
Sunset Beach! You're here!
Car: recommended


Must see's in the area are the Muesum's of Dali, of Art, also the Chihuly collection

Clearwater Aquarium- See the stars of Dolphin Tales, Winter & Hope. Amazing experience!

Saturday morning market in downtown St. Petersburg!

...and of course the Sunsets right at the property!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Sunset Beach, Florida Central Gulf Coast

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £82
Cleaning Fee £8 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change with out prior warning.
Each additional person is $10 per night
A 25% deposit is due upon reservation
The full balance is payable upon arrival
A 60 day in advance cancellation notice is required for refund of the deposit
Refunds are subjects to a 3% or $25 minimum handling charge
No show is not eligible for a refund
No refunds for early departures.

Please call to make reservations. We take a 25% deposit upfront and the remainder will be paid upon arrival.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Sunset Beach in Florida

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
  • each unit has 1 to 2 bathrooms with showers. Please call for details....outdoor showers are also available in some cottages.
  • 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Unit 1&2 - 2 Large Double Bed , Great 2 room unit with kitchenette & 2 full baths!
    Unit 5&6 - 2 Large Double Bed , Great 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit with Kitchenette. Sleeps 2-4
    MacDill Cottage - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Bungalow Cottage! 2 bedroom/1bath Full Kitchen-great cottage
    The Lookout - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Upstairs Suite w/full kitchen, deck & great views! Sleeps4-6
    Unit 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , sleeps 2, queen bed with a Kitchenette and full bath.
    Unit 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , queen bed with a full bath and kitchenette
    Stone's Throw Cottage - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 bedroom/1 bath Cottage with full kitchen & futon: Sleeps 4
    The Vino Cottage - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 bedroom/1 bath cottage w/full kitchen. Sleeps up to 4
    The Tandem Cottage # 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 bedroom/1 bath cottage, full kitchen & steps to the beach!
    The Tandem Cottage # 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 bedroom/1 bath cottage-full kitchen & views of the Gulf!
    Inn Room #1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Kitchenette in suite
  • We have 13 total units...please call for detailed information on each unit. Cottages have full kitchens while the Inn rooms have kitchenettes. Please call to find out more details for the perfect trip to Treasure Island and the West Coast of Florida! Recently renovated with all new beds, furnishings, sheets, towels and decor! Come be amazed! Soak n Sun package includes beach chair, umbrella, & beach towel- $10 for your entire stay!
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 10 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Soak n Sun package includes beach chair, umbrella, & beach towel- $10 for your entire stay! We also have pet friendly cottages- call for information and to make sure you book a pet friendly unit!

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