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Smugglers Cove by EVRentals

1501 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
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Smugglers Cove by EVRentals
Ranked #8 of 11 hotels in Bradenton Beach
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chester County, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Even though the resort is dated the cleanliness and courteous desk staff, plus the lovely tropical garden by the bay make up for it! Beach chairs plus umbrellas are available at no cost, plus beach towels too! The clean pool area and jacuzzi is another plus feature.

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San Antonio, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My friend, her son and I are in the middle of our week at Smuggler's Cove. We are enjoying it very much. The outside is very unprepossessing and looks somewhat like a 1950's motel. However the inside is fine. We have a one bedroom with a pull out couch in the living room. The kitchen has everything we need. The... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stayed in a 2 bedroom 1 bath unit through a time share. It is a bit dated but had everything we needed. A full kitchen made saving money while eating-in worth it. We grilled steaks and fish on the natural gas grills available on the property. They have outdoor tables and a screened in eating area on the bay.... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We stayed at the Gulf Shores Resort, which is a timeshare, that is in the same location as Smugglers Cove. The 2 bd/2ba condo was very spacious and plenty of room for 5 adults and 1 child. The rooms were decorated really nice. The pool was nice. The office staff was so nice and accommodating. The location is great. We... More

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London, United Kingdom
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38 hotel reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Although the property is a bit dingy the natural surroundings are so spectacular that it hardly matters, on-site parking, tiny pool and adequately equipped units. The beach is across the road from the block and a bicycle is handy for sightseeing,

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Wyandotte, Michigan, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I can't quite afford to stay for a week on the beach on Anna Maria Island, but across the street was almost as good. Two adults and two children had more than enough room in the one bedroom with a pull-out in the living room. The kitchen was well equipped as we cooked breakfast for two extra adults, and transported... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I stay at many timeshare resorts all over- this one was probably the worst.. but, that didn't make it bad. I say that because it is older & smaller than most. I was not bayside so my view had to be the worst ever. I didn't have some things that I am use to from ts rooms- like s&p, washers... More

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Springfield, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We just returned from staying at Smuggler's Cove. The resort is nice if you have a view of the bay, which we did. The gardens were beautiful! It came well appointed- I was very pleased with the dishes, serving bowls, etc. The room could have been updated and could really use a washer and dryer but overall we enjoyed it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My sister and I took a much needed sister vacation for a week @ Smugglers Cove. If you can't get a resort on the beach it's the next best thing, directly across the street. The free trolley that runs daily was a huge plus. We barely drove our car at all. The Anna Maria Island has a beautiful beach with... More

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Wirral
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We visited the smugglers Cove resort first 3 years ago and liked it so much returned the following year and purchased a weeks timeshare. It is not a top of the range timeshare resort, but the location is brilliant. For anyone that likes peace in a lovely location Bradenton is the place for you. Lots to do, if you like... More

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Address: 1501 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
Location: United States > Florida > Anna Maria Island > Bradenton Beach
Also Known As:
Smugglers Cove By Evrentals Hotel Bradenton Beach
Smugglers Cove By EVRentals Anna Maria Island/Bradenton Beach, FL

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