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BEST WESTERN PLUS Bradenton Gateway Hotel

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Norway
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for a night, and was pleased with the hotel. A lot of places to eat in the neighborhood, and the hotel is located quite close to the beaches at Longboat Key and Anna Maria. Hot breakfast, quite basic, but ok. Good size room, a bit dated, but clean.

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SW Florida
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

This was a very welcome surprise. I wasn't expecting the level of perfection that this property displayed. Clean, modern, well maintained. Employees went above and beyond to make sure everything was taken care of. Breakfast was better than any I've had for free. You can tell that the management knows how to give a good guest experience. We did have...

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BW_Chris, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bradenton Gateway Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, and a tip for all that are coming to stay with us,, we are behind the Cracker Barrell so make sure to turn into the Cracker Barrell then you will see us...

Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at this hotel numerous times. Every time I have been met with exceptional customer service, clean rooms and a very convenient location. I will continue to stay here any time I am in need of lodging.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff, very clean and nice amenities, great breakfast included in lobby. We would stay again. Close driving to beaches. 2 nice soft big beds, lots of soft pillows. Family able to stay in rooms close to each other.

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Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at the Best Western Plus numerous times, and will continue to stay there in future trips to this area. The hotel is clean, neat and accommodating. A delicious and varied breakfast is served every morning, and the entry lounge is open for coffee, tea, juices, water all day. There are seating areas outside, as well as a...

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stay here every time I'm in Bradenton. The staff is helpful, the hotel is clean and comfortable, and breakfast is excellent! There are dozens of restaurants all around and it's only a few miles away from the beach. The manager, Chris Sears, is great. I doubt you'll have a problem here, but if you do, he'll make it right.

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Grandville, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to stay. Just home from 6 1/2 weeks here. Amazing, caring, friendly staff!! Thanks to Chris, Carla and Debbie at front desk! Mary does a great job of serving breakfast, making things look attractive. A big thanks to Chris and Jeremy for being hard-working fellas. You each made our stay so enjoyable!! The staff feels like a happy...

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Alexandria, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great property to stay at. We were visiting friends and this is close to the beach with free shuttle to the beach and back. Two nice pools and hot tubs. Very kid friendly property with a kids play area. Very good hot breakfast I would recommend this property.

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White Lake, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel often for pleasure trips, this was one of the cleanest friendliest hotels/cruise trip so far we have been on Debbie Harri the evening front desk clerk so friendly, always working and ready to answer questions!!!!!! Chris Sears takes his manager duties very serious and is proud of his property👍

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Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to thank Carla for the great assistance for getting me the last room for that night. She was accurate and quick, always smiling. When I came in there was a warm and welcoming athmosphere. She has excellent skills in English, Spanisch and Portuguese (Brazil) language. I'm pleased to recommend this hotel.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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: $139 - $348 (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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#2 Family Hotel in Bradenton
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“Great location, friendly and helpful staff”
 of 5 bubbles Arls41, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“King rooms have plenty of room for a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles JoEllen1357, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I always take rooms away from the elevators, no matter at which hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles RickO71, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The kitchenette rooms are very spacious.”
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