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Randy and Alison Tietz

Member since: 2014
Speaks english

Gulport Florida Beachfront Condo Rental

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 nights


Photos and Description of this Gulfport holiday condo

Studio Condo Across From The Beach

This beach-front studio condominium in the waterfront/art district of Gulfport Florida is walking distance to numerous restaurants and shops. It is located near the heart of Gulfport where you will find festivals, parades, and fresh markets. Enjoy the beach, multiple picnic areas, playground, volley ball courts, basketball court, and fishing pier. Walk to the library, join the regular water-front dance events, or take in a play at the theater. Stroll through the quiet park areas, or work out while watching the water. Soak in the pool while watching the beach activity or parades. Then relax with a movie using the 42 inch 3d TV and blue ray player or make use of the full cable and wireless internet. This condo includes beach chairs, towels, cooking and serving necessities, toaster, coffee maker, range top, microwave, and full size refrigerator. A washer and dryer inside the condo provide all the convenience you need. Bring your boat and make use of the marina or the boat dock. A bed and sleeper loveseat provides plenty of resting space, with extra pillows and all the bedding you need. The expandable table allows you to enjoy a nice sit-down meal after a long day of playing. The condo is conveniently located minutes from major beaches, 16 miles from St. Petersburg-Clearwater international airport, 24 miles from Tampa international airport, 6 miles from Tropicana field, 30 miles from Tampa, 30 miles from Busch gardens, 34 miles from Raymond James stadium, and 90 miles from the Disney/Sea world, and Universal studios; but is in a relaxed, quiet, safe mini key west like area to unwind between busy rushed theme park days.

  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Randy and Alison Tietz (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Speaks english

About Randy and Alison Tietz

I was born in the Tampa Bay area and love showing off my home town to guests. My husband is from Minnesota and really appreciates the warm winters Florida has to offer. We've been married over 30 years with 2 grown children and our greatest passion is traveling. As such, we've learned to appreciate a great vacation and place to rest your head versus just a good one.

Randy and Alison Tietz purchased this condo in 2014

Why Randy and Alison Tietz chose St Petersburg Area

We LOVE the Gulfport area and before buying in this location we frequently came just to enjoy the atmosphere and chill out on the beach. Just Yelp this area for restaurants and any number of top notch places are within walking distance of where you will be staying. Every first Friday and third Saturday Gulfport's Beach Blvd is home to an Art Walk featuring many local artists.

What makes this condo unique

We love this condo not just for the close proximity to the beach, restaurants and shops but also for the private courtyard and pool. Imagine spending your evenings by the pool sipping margaritas and listening to Jimmy Buffet on the radio...a little slice of heaven.


based on 13 traveller reviews

Gulport Florida Beachfront Condo Rental
average rating of 4.4615383 based on 13 reviews

Comfortable condo

  • 4 of 5

We.had an awesome stay at the condo. Clean, efficient ,had everything you need. The location was close to everything; restaurants, water, proximity to St Pete. Well worth it!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chickasha, Ok, USA

Darling studio

  • 4 of 5

This little studio was really cute and the area was unique and fun and safe with so many good, unusual restaurants within walking distance. It's right on a beach and near a pier. As many bicycles and dogs as cars on the road I think. The price was right and the rental had everything we needed. Our only complaint was the topper on the bed was terribly soft and we were used to a very firm bed at home. But we thoroughly enjoyed our stay nonetheless. It was close to everything we wanted to do -- Johns Pass, Fort Desoto Park, downtown St Petersburg, St Petes Beach and not far from Anna Maria Island.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location and size

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment across from the Boca Ciega Bay with private shaded patio. We had coffee there in the morning and drinks before dinner. The apartment has everything you need and was very cute and clean in red, white, and blue. We loved it!!! The pool was nice and had comfortable lounge chairs and a table with chairs where we often sat after dinner. It was the perfect vacation spot with great restaurants, cute shops, and live music the next block over. The owners let us know they were available if we needed anything (we didn't) - Highly recommend!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A fantastic little home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I had the pleasure of staying here in the beginning of October for 9 days, and I have to admit this is a hidden gem in the St. Pete area. This place had everything I needed for my time there. The only thing I had to worry about was the simple thought of, "What should I eat tonight?" It's amazingly close to various little restaurants and right across from a little beach park area. The room itself is very well kept and I didn't have a hard time keeping it clean. The owners are very accommodating, even when I lost my phone and house key-code, they happily replaced it with a brand new code. An excellent place to stay for anyone visiting the Tampa/St. Petersburg area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Laid back, relaxed stay

  • 5 of 5

Found this studio to be as described. It is on the first floor in back unit (through side gate). We had no problem getting into condo & used front entrance of pool area without problem. While you don't have a view of the beach (across the street) from inside the condo (no balcony), you can sit out by the pool & watch the activity. The pool is wonderful - it never seemed busy & was so relaxing to just float around in after a day of sightseeing.

The condo looks exactly like its photos. The first picture of the bed/sofa area is on opposite wall from the second picture of TV & table. Kitchen has stovetop only (as mentioned in listing). Fan worked fine as did AC. Neither were especially loud. If I was coming back, I'd probably bring a few extra washcloths & a dishtowel or two. The condo was clean.

The location is perfect. It is right across from public beach so there is always some activity going on there from beach volleyball to swimming. It does not seem overly congested though. And you are within a block or two of the shopping/arts district which we enjoyed immensely. It was nice to order a beer or some wine while eating out & not have to worry about driving somewhere afterwards. There was music most nights at one place or another. Just very laid back & enjoyable.

The other renters/owners were very nice & helpful, offering some great suggestions on restaurants to try & places to see. Also found that Gulfport is in a great location to visit Tampa or St. Petersburg, go south to Bradenton (sp?) or Sarasota, across bay to St. Pete Beach, Treasure Island, etc or north to Dunedin or Clearwater.

Overall we had a great time & would stay here again without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Durango, CO

Good location, dirty, noisy condo

  • 2 of 5

This property has a lot of potential because the location is really great but it lacked in areas that would be fairly easy to fix. First of all, it was not clean. The microwave, stove top, refrigerator, and kitchen sink all needed a thorough cleaning. There was no cutting board or chopping knife and no bathroom washcloths. The air conditioner was extremely noisy, sounded like a jet, and was right next to the bed. We didn't get a good night's sleep the entire time because of this and the fact that it was either too hot or too cold - it couldn't seem to retain the coolness for any length of time. Also, the ceiling fan had a high pitched wine so that couldn't be used. On the plus side, it had a washer and dryer in the condo and the shower water pressure was good. And as I stated, you can't beat the location.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I truly apologize for the cleanliness of the condo. My husband and I were doing the cleaning ourselves but with being an hour away it made it a bit hard to handle so we hired someone to come in do the cleaning. We hadn't received any complaints to date and we had checked behind her once and found no problems but we will certainly find someone else to do the cleaning. We also had not received any complaints about the air conditioning or the fan but we will look into that straight away. Had you called us during your stay we could have rectified the situation which is why we provide our contact information. All we can do now is make sure everything is up to snuff for the next guest.
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
St Pete/Clearwater Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.14 Miles
O'Maddys Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
2.11 Miles
Twin Brooks Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Pia's Trattoria
Nearest Beach
Gulfport Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Gulfport, Florida

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$59 + Tax
Application Fee A$66
Tax Rate 12.0%

No cleaning service is provided while you are staying unless specifically requested. An additional charge will be imposed of $45 for each cleaning requested during your stay.
An application fee is collected as mandatory by the condo association. Once you have booked I will email you an application that will need to be filled out and sent back via email or regular mail as long as it's received 14 days before you are to stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Gulfport, Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 347 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Full; features: toilet, combination shower/tub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon
  • This is a studio condo with one bed and one sleeper loveseat.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Two beach chairs and a pool noodle are provided inside the unit for use on the beach or at the pool.