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Smugglers Cove by EVRentals

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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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Punta Gorda, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My wife and I just finished a brief stay at Gulf Stream Beach Resort, which is a sister resort on the same property as Smuggler's. Our two bedroom unit was fresh and very clean and appears to have been recently redecorated. From the outside the resort looks a little dated, but don't judge too quickly. The front desk is fabulous,... More 

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Chicago,Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Visited with cousins who have a annual timeshare in the month of August. We went in 2012. Soooo HOT and the gulf was like bathwater,needless to say no cooling off from the heat.Make sure to drink plenty of fluid and use sunscreen if you burn easily The property was nice 1 bdrm,1 bath,full kitchen,living room,TV,wifi,our room had a balcony,but not... More 

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Romford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

This is 3 resorts in one. It consists of Smugglers Cove and 2 others belonging to the same company. I cannot comment on the 2 other resorts. Smugglers Cove is situated at the rear of the property. It has a 70s/80s motel feel and look to it. The units are over 2 floors with a car park located in front... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Stayed here for a week for a family vacation. Was smaller than I anticipated but the garden was beautiful and the beach just across the street was perfect. We had a one bedroom condo and it met our needs for the three of us. Could use a few updates (dishwasher was very old and falling apart) but all in all... More 

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Somerset, England
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed in a two bedroom apartment at Gulfstream which is just front of the Smugglers Cove. We had a fantastic time just chilling out. The rooms are cleaned on a Tuesday with change of linen and kitchen supplies replenishment. The resort has a welcome meeting which is very friendly, we also went on the trolley tour, shell hunt and... More 

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Chester County, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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68 reviews 68 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 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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167 reviews 167 reviews
45 hotel reviews
220 helpful votes 220 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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Additional Information about Smugglers Cove by EVRentals

Address: 1501 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
Location: United States > Florida > Anna Maria Island > Bradenton Beach
Number of rooms: 279
Also Known As:
Smugglers Cove By Evrentals Hotel Bradenton Beach
Smugglers Cove By EVRentals Anna Maria Island/Bradenton Beach, FL

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