We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Blue Water Beach Club

Certificate of Excellence
6306 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
Blue Water Beach Club
Write a Review

126 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    82
    29
    12
    2
    1
See reviews for
39
63
3
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (33)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (126)
  • Mar-May only
    (30)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (49)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (29)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (18)
All months
Orlando, Florida
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to BWBC for our anniversary for a long weekend on April 10-12. The hotel was everything we thought it would be. It was a small extremely clean well maintained hotel. Everyone was extremely nice and helpful. The room was very clean and everything worked well. The grounds were amazing and well maintained and beach access was very easy. I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
BWBC, General Manager at Blue Water Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear gwamka, Thank you for your review here on TripAdvisor. I am glad to hear that you had a great anniversary at the Blue Water Beach Club. I would also like to thank you for your feedback on the connecting doors between the Studio and Bedroom units. We have been busy the last three weeks installing noise-blocking door sweeps on... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
40 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

our first stay here. loved it. super clean and great location. met some nice people. bev in office is awesome!! the entire staff including cleaning staff are friendly smiley helpful. would definitely stay again. yes, bathroom is small but who cares....it is super clean. we enjoyed our stay and would stay again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
BWBC, General Manager at Blue Water Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear laob, Thank you for your kind words in your review. I am glad to hear that you had a nice stay with us and met our other nice guests. Come back and see us again soon! Sincerely, Sebastian Mueller Manager More 

West Rutland, Vermont
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

BWBC is a wonderful old style motel located directly on the beach between two condos. Our family has been staying there for 30 years, every February. The beach is only steps away. The free trolley will pick you up near by and you can go anywhere on Anna Maria Island. It is a small place, almost totally refurbished, but still... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
BWBC, General Manager at Blue Water Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear vermonter0851, Thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our staff. We look forward to seeing you again very soon! Sincerely, Sebastian Mueller Manager More 

Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I always use TripAdvisor to plan my vacations. My stay at Blue Water Beach Club included. I was very happy with my choice. I've traveled quite a bit in the last few years. And in doing so I know now that corporate hotels are not an option. Family run or just small places like the BWBC are the only considerations... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
BWBC, General Manager at Blue Water Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Lesley M, Thank you for your review of the Blue Water Beach Club and thank you also for staying with us! We are proud to hear that you prefer smaller, family-run places like the Blue Water Beach Club. I would like to apologize for the noise from a neighboring room. While we can not control everything our guests do,... More 

Chicago
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

we had a condo right next door for several years. So after it was sold we checked out Blue Water since we loved the location: close to shopping, restaurants, trolley stop, and of course, right on the beach. We stayed in apartment 123, a 1-bedroom - more than we needed, but what was available. We were on the ground floor,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
BWBC, General Manager at Blue Water Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Bettywhitebeach, Thank you for your kind words and description of Beachside Apartment #123. We are happy to hear that you had a great time and look forward to see you again very soon! Sincerely, Sebastian Mueller Manager More 

Harrisburg, PA
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

We arrived two days ago to a beautiful private beach right outside our room. Check in was completed by a very friendly woman who went out of her way to answer questions. Thanks to Beth. The room was very clean and decorated with pastel colors. The wiring leaves a lot to be desired as there are extension cords all over... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
BWBC, General Manager at Blue Water Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Tiki220, Thank you for your review of the Blue Water Beach Club. I will make sure to give your regards to Bev, who checked you in. I would like to apologize for the noise from a neighboring room. While we can not control everything our guests do, we like to ensure that everyone experiences a great night’s rest. We... More 

Halifax, Canada
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
16 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Bev treats you better than family... She's absolutely wonderful, and will direct you to all the best places. We love her! Sebastian, thanks for working to make your hotel so clean and for building a team of happy staff. It is not the most modern corner of Florida (if that is what you like) , but it is the nicest...... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
BWBC, General Manager at Blue Water Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Colin D, Thank you very much for your kind words here on TripAdvisor. I am happy to hear that Bev took good care of you and will let her know about your compliments. If your travels take you to Anna Maria Island again, don't hesitate to give us a call. Sincerely, Sebastian Mueller Manager More 

Gardiner
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We just finished a three night stay here. We love the Blue Water resort. Its a clean lovely place to enjoy the beach. The staff are friendly and helpful. There was some remodeling going on while we were there. It was unobtrusive and still a quiet retreat. Good job owners keeping that in check! Hopefully we'll get a chance to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
BWBC, General Manager at Blue Water Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear buhner, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. My team and I are excited to hear that you enjoyed your stay, even though we had some remodeling going on as several of our units require attention due to upgrades in plumbing. During this time we will also have completely new bathrooms installed to make your next stay even better!... More 

Cardiff, Wales
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
14 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

... second time for us and we're already booked for 2015! We love it here. Its so peaceful and calm and relaxing. Everything a well deserved holiday should be. The staff are lovely. Nothing is too much trouble and they're never intrusive. Most days you can have the pool to yourself in September and its nice to have a dip... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
BWBC, General Manager at Blue Water Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear hasta_luego, Thank you for your detailed, second review about our property. We are charmed to hear that you once again enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again in 2015! Sincerely, Sebastian Mueller Manager More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I just spent a few days at BWBC at Holmes Beach. I really enjoyed it - the beach was gorgeous, my room was immaculately clean, comfortable, and exactly as promised. It is located among some more upscale resorts, but I liked the old-school Florida vibe (kind of like a two story motel from the 50's). Even though it is an... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
BWBC, General Manager at Blue Water Beach Club, responded to this review

Dear Joan M, We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Blue Water Beach Club and I will forward your compliments to our housekeeping staff. I would, once again, like to thank you for letting me know about the issue with the first and last name on the late arrival sign. We have updated our... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

83 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (76)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (20)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (12)
Viewed
View from room (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (28)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (7)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question