The check-in process was less than desired. No communication was delivered from the owner on the day of the check in. I attempted email and phone multiple times but in the end I called the beach cottage rental number that was listed on a sign in the yard. They were able to give me a code for the lock box.
After that set back everything was as advertised. Our first off beach rental in 10 years and over 30 rentals to Anna Maria, and we would consider another again. Very convenient to the beach and the pool lanai are were first class.
When you book a property for the first time there is always apprehension if it’s going to be as good as it looks in the photos. With regards to the Seaside Inn, you will not be disappointed as the accommodation is superb, clean, and has lots of little touches that add the little bit extra. Many of the items of furniture are from Pottery Barn, so not the cheap tat you sometimes find in other properties. The decor is tasteful done, the bedding is comfortable, plenty of towels, both beach and bath, and plenty of space for you to live in. Location is the real winner for this property - a stones through away from the beach. Perfect for family vacations and one we very much enjoyed. I always say the test is would I go back - 100% yes.