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Vanderbilt Beach Resort

#17 of 58 Hotels in Naples
Certificate of Excellence
2.5 of 5
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9225 Gulfshore Drive North, Naples, FL 34108
Vanderbilt Beach Resort
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Ranked #17 of 58 Hotels in Naples
Certificate of Excellence
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew A Winter Park
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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
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Winter Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stayed at the VBR as a quick summertime getaway. We live in Florida and have been to resorts up and down both coasts. The VBR is a laid-back, family-friendly boutique hotel on an impeccably beautiful spot of beach in Naples. They don't build like this in Florida anymore. The hotel is complimented by the outstanding Turtle Club restaurant... More 

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Miami
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just checked out of the VBR and it was a wonderful stay. We were a very large group and they were very accommodating to us (and our tents, music, etc). We stayed in a one bedroom, which at first glance was a bit tight, but we managed to make it work with some moving around (I wanted the pack... More 

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Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Sunsets! Great dinner @ the restaurant with comfortable seating. Rooms were clean! I would recommend staying towards he front of the hotel. A bit noisy in the back. Went for our Anniversary and was lovely.

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New Bloomfield, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We can't say anything bad about our stay over July 4th week. Wonderful resort! We were concerned that being in the condo would take away from our experience of a beach vacation but the bay was a beautiful experience also and so close to the beach it felt like we were right there on the beach in a minute. Also... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful beaches and sunsets. Nice quaint, quiet vacation. Rooms were clean and had a small kitchenette. Make sure you get a room on the beach side. The restaurant was nice but pricey and the food wasn't great....but you get to eat outside on the beach and watch the sunset if you make reservations. We found a lot of star fish... More 

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Memphis
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second trip to the Vanderbilt Beach Resort. Last year, my mom and I stayed in room 39 and had such a great time, that we decided to bring more of the family (four adults and three kids total) down this year and we reserved rooms 39 and 40 for seven nights. We wanted room 51, which is... More 

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vanderbiltbeach, Owner at Vanderbilt Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your very honest and thorough review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We take great pride in providing gracious hospitality to all of our guests and we have already spoken to the staff members that you identified to provide them with some extra training to ensure that we provide the most hospitable service... More 

Melrose, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Not impressed with this place. Booked over the phone through work -- book many trips so one often blurs into another. Upon not seeing / receiving a confirmation and at risk of not having a place to stay, booked elsewhere. Had charge billed to my credit card. Called to figure it out. Hotel could not find reservation. Then, ultimately found... More 

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vanderbiltbeach, Owner at Vanderbilt Beach Resort, responded to this review

We are disappointed that this guest had difficulties making a reservation with us and did not actually stay at our property. It is our practice to inform all guests at the time that they make a phone reservation that they will receive a confirmation letter by email and to contact us if they do not receive it. This is to... More 

Saratoga Springs, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We originally scheduled our two week vacation to be split between the Vanderbilt Beach Resort and another place on the East Coast (5 nights and 9 nights). We have never been to Naples before so we relied on TripAdviser reviews for the VBR. Our first impression was "Wow" when we first arrived. Our room wasn't ready yet so we enjoyed... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

when we had to sleep on the couches in the living room, the mattress in room 42 was so old, we sunk in it when we tried going to sleep..I told the woman in the office at check out and she told me she would make management aware, they emailed me a survey and I told them about it and... More 

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vanderbiltbeach, Owner at Vanderbilt Beach Resort, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you were not pleased with the mattress in Room 42. It is our goal to try to ensure that all of our guests enjoy their stay with us and we are disappointed that you did not enjoy your stay. This is the first complaint that we have received about the mattress in that room. We... More 

Staten Island, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Love this place! Found it last year and have been there 4 times! I have stayed in the regular hotel room w 2 doubles and just tried the small junior suite in the beach front building. It has 2 twin daybeds that serve as couches in day with 2 arm chairs and tv. Then a double bed is sectioned off... More 

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