Let me begin by saying this was our first visit to the hotel, but won't be our last!
Hotel- Lovely ambiance! The resort has a touch of European charm to it, like a seaside village with yachts docked along the marina outside of the rooms. Grounds are impeccable with shops dotting the first floor surrounding the marina area. The lobby is simple but inviting. We walked along the canal side and found a very quiet pool and hot tub with perhaps, 6 people! Nice!
Room- We had booked a Marina King Room and upon entering found a personalized, handwritten note welcoming us! Next to the note was a complimentary beach tote with skin products inside, a very nice touch! The room itself was fine but the balcony was maybe 4 ft. x 6 ft and was next to the neighbor's balcony. Close enough to shake hands...not great. Called the front desk and Roxanne offered to show us another room. Wow! This was a well-apponted suite with a full kitchen, living room, and king bedroom. This balcony was larger and had a view of the canal side. We decided this was our place to be...many thanks to Roxanne!
Service- This is where the resort shines. Everyone we encountered, from the valet (Tom?) to the Front Desk (Roxanne) to housekeeping...each person was friendly and helpful. Early one morning my husband went out wandering the resort looking for a cup of coffee. A maintenance worker asked if he could help him! He escorted hubby to the restaurant and got a sever to wait on him. Now that's service!
Food- We tried to dine at Bonefish but the restaurant was beyond crowded. We could barely walk through the premises. So we never got to try anything on site.
We did walk a block down to the Cottages and Club area. The pool area seemed lovely but very crowded with families so we ventured back to our complex which was a bit more relaxing.
One minor observation...When sitting on our 2nd floor balcony at night the resort's canal lights are blinding. Not sure if they're LED or not but I almost needed sunglasses at 9PM. But it wasn't enough to make us move!
All in all we had a delightful stay at Naples Bay Resort. Thank you to all the wonderful staff who made us feel special!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located in the heart of one of Florida’s most exclusive beach city destinations on the Southwest coast, this Tuscan styled tropical luxury resort is like no other.Nestled in a waterfront setting on Naples Bay, Florida at the gateway to energy and excitement of Naples’ famed Fifth Avenue South, white sand beaches and to the Florida Everglades, Naples Bay Resort is a hotel that features an amenity-rich environment that includes chic waterfront shopping, Euro-style spa, an expansive activity center with four crystal-blue resort pools, meandering lazy river, state-of-the-art fitness and tennis facilities, along with a complete Captain’s Lounge and 97 slip marina.Come experience why “Life is Different Here” at Naples Bay Resort! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
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