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“Above expectations in Treasure Island” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bilmar Beach Resort

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Bilmar Beach Resort
Ranked #7 of 48 Hotels in Treasure Island
Certificate of Excellence
Niagara Falls
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38 reviews
36 hotel reviews
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“Above expectations in Treasure Island”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

The Bilmar was better than expected, based on brochures. The key positives: exceptional rooms, hotel decor and palm gardens, warm pool and hot tubs, -- staff are everywhere taking care of every detail re gardens, cleanliness, you know you are somewhere different. Then on top of this is the exceptional customer service based on the attitudes of staff. Thank you. The boardwalk right outside is well populated with morning walkers, etc...and you will see why, this is about a 1.5 mile boardwalk. now the beach --- hmmm, 150 meters or so of well manicured white sand and shells lead you to the ocean (but it was 66 degrees in February). stay in the heated pool! Food was great in the breakfeast diner below, and the staff always delightful. Nice also to have several eateries and convenience stores (24 hrs) right across the street from the front entrance. CONS: Since we were doing pleasure and business north in Palm Harbor/Tarpon Springs, it is 30+ miles to drive and about an hour or so. I might have asked for shortcuts. The message is be prepared fior long drive if visiting the north side , for example Tarpon springs or Honey moon beach park. All said, we have no hesitation to return to the Bilmar. This is very likely your best bet on the Treasure Island strip.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2012

Recently my mother of 89 years who is frail and of very little vision stayed for the second year in a row at this hotel. She often requires assistance. She was always given the upmost help in anything that she needed. Just this past week she had a death in her family that required her to come back home. The staff was extremely helpful in getting her assistance in making a change in airline reservations. when she was leaving for the ariport the staff assisted her to her transportaion to the airport.

The room ceaning people did everything they could do for her to make life comofrtable. I can not thank them enough.

This is truly an example of what cutomer service means in the hospitality business.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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Clinton, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

We stayed at the Bilmar February 11-18 this year. As usual, the visit was wonderful. Michael and Shauna always make us feel welcome and appreciated. Our room was spotless and the housekeeping service was polite and professional. We like to hang out at Bazzies, the in-hotel restaurant and outside patio dining. The food is great and reasonably priced. The drinks are excellent and on special every day from 11-5. Sloppy Joe's adjoins the hotel and has wonderful food and drinks also.We have already booked for October 2012.

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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2012

We just visited Bilmar Beach Resort for four days. At first we got a room at the second floor, with a very noisy icemachine just outside our room. We went to the reception and got another room right away, even though it was high season and they were fully booked. We enjoyed both the free wi-fire and the free available computers in the reception. The room was a perfect size, although we would have wished for some more kitchen facilities, when it said "kitchenette" but I guess it was just our interpretation that was wrong. Combined oven and a coffee maker was what we got. But it was okay anyway. The view from the room was fantastic. All rooms have seaview. There were to big pools and a hot tub. The beach bar was a great place and we really enjoyed our stay! Free parking as well, but no breakfast which would have been convenient. Would definitly recommend it!

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Stoney Creek, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2012

My wife & I stayed here for 2 nights, Jan 30 & 31. We arrived at 10:00 am and were greated by Michael at the front desk. I can't give him enough praise for his excellent service, pleasant manner, and superb dining advice. As early as we were, Michael accommodated us by upgrading our room to one with a full kitchen in the main building. The Gulf
view and private balcony was indeed a treasure. Everything about our stay was fantastic. The room and beds were #1. Finally a "hot" hot tub. Upon checking out we had a nice chat with the GM and realized the hotel service reflected his management style. Thanks for a great stay

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Bilmar Beach Resort

Property: Bilmar Beach Resort
Address: 10650 Gulf Boulevard, Treasure Island, FL 33706-4819
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Region: United States > Florida > Treasure Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Treasure Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Treasure Island
#8 Family Hotel in Treasure Island
#8 Romantic Hotel in Treasure Island
Price range (per night): $179 - $450
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bilmar Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 164
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Bilmar Beach Resort offers a traditional Florida beach get away with an aray of modern amenities. We have a central location on Treasure Island and are close to all the Tampa Bay area attractions. With over 15 million in recent upgrades including our signature restaurant Sloppy Joe's on the Beach we provide the service you desire with the relaxed atmoshpere you deserve. We look forward to your visit! ... more   less 
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Bilmar Beach Hotel Treasure Island
Bilmar Beach Treasure Island
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