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Silver Surf Gulf Beach Resort

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1301 Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
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Ranked #7 of 11 hotels in Bradenton Beach
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lorain, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for seven nights recently. The room was very clean and the staff was excellent. Very polite and professional. The shower was very large but the bathroom was extremely tiny and made it almost impossible to get dressed in it. The location was wonderful. Walking distance to some shops and restaurants. The private beach was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean, comfortable, nice rooms! Footsteps from their own private beach with free beach chairs and umbrellas! Jet ski and paddle board rentals through coastal water right there. My recommendation: go for it on the Jet skis! Loved it here and will definitely be back!

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Tallahassee, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Silver Sands has obviously had a recent renovation. New paint everywhere, pool looks great, parking lot and landscaping clean and manicured. What previous folks have said about wi if is true true true! It barely works. In general this spot seems to have a poor tower signal, but theirs doesn't offer any boost so don't stay here if you need... More

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St. Marys, Georgia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an updated outdoor corridor hotel. It is in great shape. Staff was very friendly. Wifi is a bit squirrelly but we were told they were having issues with it. Continental breakfast was good (hard boiled eggs, bagels, muffins, danishes, juice...). My only complaint was there was always sand all over the tiled floor in the room. I understand... More

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Miamisburg, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were spending the day at Anna Maria Island and decided to look into a place to stay the night. We stopped at a few places in the area. I checked Trip Advisor of course.. This had ok Reviews and it looked nice. So we stopped and asked price Etc.. So we booked it. This is a... More

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Riverview, FL
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location right across the street from a great gulf beach. Chairs, umbrellas, and towels provided, and courteous employees on the beach set you up where you want to cop a squat. Jetski's, Hobicats, and paddleboards for rent. All that the area has to offer is close by, and you can just catch the free tram right out front if... More

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South Park
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10 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hotel was recently redone. they have free beach chairs,umbrellas and beach towels, breakfast is included. Restaurants are within walking. The islands's free trolley stop is right in front of the hotel.

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Pinellas Park, Florida
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8 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel was average... small frig, small microwave, couch and king size bed with nice linens. Elevator to the 2nd and 3rd floor, but small\narrow door. Private beach is across the street. Private beach.. so certain beverages are permitted if you catch my drift. Only if you responsible with yourself of course. They have rentals like jet skis and paddleboards. The... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

stayed for a long weekend. Nice location, across the street from beach. Beach chairs and umbrellas on the beach for guests to use.. a VERY nice service! Beach towels were also provided. Room was clean, air conditioning worked well. Grab and go breakfast was nice touch (limited variety.. frozen pastries, bread or bagels for toasting, fruit, juice, coffee) but definitely... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I stumbled across the Silver Surf via Groupon. We stayed 4 nights, and I could not have been happier with the accommodations, especially for the price! Keep in mind, there are no high-rise, chain hotels on Anna Maria Island. It is a very quaint, mostly residential island. Silver Surf is an old-school motel with 100% modern day updates and renovations.... More

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Address: 1301 Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
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Location: United States > Florida > Anna Maria Island > Bradenton Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Silver Surf Gulf Beach Resort 2.5*
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Silver Surf Gulf Beach Hotel Bradenton Beach
Silver Surf Gulf Beach Resort Anna Maria Island/Bradenton Beach, FL

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A new exterior renovation, to be completed in February 2014 will make this property one of the best values on Anna Maria Island. Silver Surf is located across the street from it's own private beach where you can simply read a book and view dolphins playing in the water, have a beach massage or rent a jet ski, kayak, paddle boards or catamaran!Catch the free trolley and view the island without having to drive your car, or walk one to one of the "locals" favorite places for breakfast, lunch, dinner and music.We look forward to welcoming you to Island Time! ... more   less 
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