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Banana Bay Waterfront Motel

23285 Bayshore Rd., Port Charlotte, FL 33980
Banana Bay Waterfront Motel
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a crunch & during the height of Spring Break, I was lucky enough to be able to book a week here. We wanted away from the cold NY winter to Southwest Florida. The price as Great for a small efficiency room(double bed, bath w shower,cable & full kitchenette+ outside BBQ Grill) -I read all the reviews –even a few... More 

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Ft. Lauderdale
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15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit pricey for a motel, but location was gorgeous overlooking the bay, landscaping was perfect and cleanliness and kitchenette in room completed the stay. Having a dock to walk out too was sweet. So shallow,you could see large fish,dolphins,turtles from a distance. Mgr was a sweetheart.

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Clearwater, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never got to stay. Called to reserve one weekend night and the hostess said that would hurt their weekend opportunity. We asked if Fri-Sat would work-yes-so we reserved. Later another host called and said a mistake was Mae; they were over booked. I asked if someone called the full weekend- she wouldn't answer!!

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Toledo, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had never stayed here before but will come back. If you are expecting all the perks of larger chains, then this isn't your place but if you are expecting great customer service and a quiet room, then book it now. They have a pool and beautiful seating on the water. The rooms are old but clean. We had plenty... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is our fourth time staying here. Clean rooms, very comfortable beds, clean towels every day, a nice little kitchen and the grounds and pool area is beautiful. Yes the bathrooms are small, but functional and really how much time do you spend in the bathroom. Hope to go back again next year.

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Englewood, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Ok so it is a great location for sure, on the peace river, and it is quite relaxing,but you can get that for free just going to the park down the street also, or on the bridge from Punta,parked at the waters edge..Ok, for starters, the lady acts like she is doing you a big favor by letting you pay... More 

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Collingwood, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

the motel is right off a main street, very easy to find and in a great location. The motel property is small but has everything you need, parking, pool, tiki bar, bbq's, laundry and a lot of places to relax. We had an efficiency room on the water, rooms are clean and cosy. The hotel staff is very friendly and... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We used to love this spot, however new owner is running it into the ground. 2 plates 1 large 1 small in the kitchen 2 forks 1 knife for silverware. There are NO trash cans in the outside area so you have to haul trash to the dumpster behind the place for even the smallest item or else litter. They... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is a very quaint hotel. The owner and staff are wonderful people and helpful in anything that you could possibly need. We stayed in an efficiency room with a kitchen. There is plenty of room for a family of three and the amenities provided were excellent. We are non smokers and didn't have any problems with smoke odor. The... More 

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New Haven County, CT
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

It's a bargain by the water. Easy walk to one beach bar/restaurant (which was OK). You need to drive to get to anything else. Rooms were old...but reasonably clean and well equipped. Owner (Anand) was very helpful. A few sketchy characters were staying here... but they were harmless. Great views. Would be a great place to hide out. Flat Screen... More 

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