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Best Western Plus Bradenton Gateway Hotel

Expedia.comUSD 119*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome. ALWAYS. Great location, returned, beach, shopping. Quiet and secure...this is pet friendly, not seeing any this trip. Stayed here also New Year's Eve for three days. Great place to go to. We only live an hour away, but stay here for family reasons.

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We spent the night at another hotel in the area that was absolutely disgusting and called the booking company to transfer us to another place asap! As soon as we arrived here we were relieved and so much happier! It took a minute to find it since it's tucked behind the Cracker Barrel restaurant but the location is very convenient...

Thank Robin D
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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read many of the reviews which were excellent and I agree with everything, Check out my photos. Great location my room actually has a jacuzzi in it in there only 2 rooms that have one. They call it a sweet but it's actually a room with a jacuzzi. The room is decorated very nicely the lighting is good it...

Thank Sheila_Friedman
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this amazing hotel this past weekend during a soccer tournament in Sarasota, Florida. We were pleasantly surprised with how clean, quiet, and up-to-date the room was, the conveniences of the washer.dryer, delicious breakfast, and the fresh coffee, tea, and water that were available in the lobby during the day. The hotel has a great staff headed by...

Thank kumbadude
Ohio Amish Country, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at the hotel was very good. The hotel was tucked behind the Crackel Barrel and it was quiet. The staff was very nice and pleasant to do business with. The breakfast was very good, and the staff kept it stocked with great choices.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My travel partner and I are RNS at a local hospital. We work the night shift, so we needed a place that could accommodate our weird sleep schedule. Carla (Asst. Manager?) Told us it would be no problem. We prebook the week before and have been greeted enthusiastically every week when we get here after shift. The breakfast is amazing...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a registered nurse on travel assignment near this hotel. I recently went shopping for a hotel in the area. As a night shifter I needed a place that would allow me to check in around 8 am and check out around 5 pm without charging me for the extra night. My first experience was with Carla at the desk...

Thank Kathryn R
sunrise, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was pleased with everything about this hotel. The room was Clean and TV, bathroom, lighting modern fixtures .. hot breakfast and awesome internet service .. staff was great ..great location for food spots in town thanks

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Thank 932tanishas
Trelleborg, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great value for your money! Low fare but you get a very decent breakfast and a hotel that is just as good as any other way more expensive ones. A short ride to Anna Maria island makes this a hotel I would love to come back to.

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Thank HakanMalmqvist
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We've been staying for a few days each at virtually every hotel and motel in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. Almost all have been a disappointment. But this place was totally different. Manager Chris Sears has put his heart and expertise into every inch of this place. Not only has he designed every inch for efficiency and hospitality, he has also added...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our modern and upscale hotel is offering a major step up in style and one of the best hotels that Bradenton and Sarasota have to offer. We are located less than three miles from the beautiful Gulf beaches, and just minutes from Long Boat Key and Anna Maria Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Plus Bradenton Gateway Hotel

Address: 2215 Cortez Rd W, Cortez & Highway 41, Bradenton, FL 34207-1245 (Formerly Best Western Plus Manatee Hotel)
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Bradenton
Price Range: $140 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Plus Bradenton Gateway Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 51
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“Great location, friendly and helpful staff”
Arls41, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“King rooms have plenty of room for a couple.”
JoEllen1357, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I always take rooms away from the elevators, no matter at which hotel”
mokka2000, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the South side seem a little quieter, our king bed was comfortable and the HVAC had ample cooling power.”
RickO71, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The kitchenette rooms are very spacious.”
mpa16, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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