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Boutique Rental on Sunset Beach, Treasure Island, Florida

Bedrooms Studio
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type hotel
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Treasure Island Suite with Kitchenette

We are a recently renovated this property located on the south end of Sunset Beach in Treasure Island!

Queen bedroom & private bathroom with kitchenette- fridge, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker and all dishes and utensils provided. We also provide a gas grill for cookouts/bbq's. The room also has a small futon that can be used for small children to sleep or to lounge after a day on the beach!

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!

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

More Details

Laurie Davidson-Smith
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About Laurie Davidson-Smith

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 hotel in 2015

Why Laurie Davidson-Smith chose Sunset Beach

Because it is amazing!! Perfect Location for relaxing and enjoying the beach! We are old world Florida room--but with an updated feel. Small room, 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. Locally owned and managed! Come experience our paradise! We can't wait to share it with you!

What makes this hotel 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! 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 room 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!


Sunset Beach Hotel Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • hotel
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Recently renovated with all new beds, furnishings, sheets, towels and decor!
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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 center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • 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
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(9 traveler reviews)

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Boutique Rental on Sunset Beach, Treasure Island, Florida
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Very nicely done by three women that take great care of the place and obviously want ALL to be happy

  • 5 of 5

Cute little studio that I stayed in with my brother. (They have other units which are bigger also.) They have a quaint little court yard where you can sit and relax/eat/sun-bathe etc. The staff is always available to answer questions. Not the place for serious party people. Everybody was respectful when it comes to observing quite times. There is a grill area outside but the unit itself had a small microwave, toaster and coffee maker but no stove, which was okay with us. There is a very quite street to cross to get to the beach, which was perfectly fine. Chairs are available to each unit to take to the beach.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our time at the Sunset Inn. After hours check-in was simple and the next day the property manager (Sandra I think) was awesome! She is super helpful, accommodating, friendly, and accessible. We rented the beach towels, chairs, and umbrellas and it was well worth it. One of our chairs was broken when we received it and Sandra quickly provided a new one. This location is so close to the beach (you just have to a cross a street and a parking lot). The room was adorable and had everything we needed- we stayed in Tandem 1 (one bedroom with full kitchen). We will definitely be returning! Thanks Sandra!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: November 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.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Stayed: September 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!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: June 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!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2015
  • Stayed: June 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

Museums: Must see's in the area are the Muesum's of Dali, of Art, also the Chihuly Collection.

Breweries: 3 Daughters Brewery, Green Bench, Urban Comfort, Cage Brewery, etc.

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!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $25
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 13.0%

Deposit is nonrefundable.
No show is not eligible for a refund
No refunds for early departures.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund