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13238 Gulf Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL 33708-2633
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#4 of 15 in Madeira Beach
Location
4.8
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4.4
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4.4
Value
4.3
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73 room beachfront hotel. (30 New 2 Bed 2 Bath, New 2 Bedroom Units Open Now!) We are located 2 blocks from John's Pass Village where you will find shopping, dining and entertainment for the whole family! We provide our guests with a friendly and accommodating experience that will keep them coming back for years! Our staff loves the property and its appearance and comfort reflect this. You will wake up to dolphins playing in the Gulf of Mexico and watch breathtaking sunsets that will last a lifetime!
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Parking
Wifi
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Beach
Rooftop terrace
BBQ facilities
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fence around pool
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Sun terrace
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Iron
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Smoking rooms available
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Christina K wrote a review May 18
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The room was ok, nice pool view. My main issue was I could not be there for the first few days due to a flight being cancelled. I contacted them numerous times and they kept saying a manager would call me back to take care of the situation since I was out almost $1k. That never happened and so I will not be staying there again, so just be aware about any possible changes to your trip there, good luck if that is the case. Parking is also tricky in their tight garage.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from A H, Owner at Barefoot Beach Club
Responded 3 days ago
I'm very sorry for this issue you had with your late arrival due to a cancelled flight. I am out of town for a funeral and will be back tomorrow. I will address your issue with my staff. I'll see if there's anything I can do to help. Once again I'm very sorry that I wasn't able to get back to you. The death in my family happened suddenly.
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Stephen wrote a review May 8
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This hotel is beautiful. The service was amazing, everyone was very friendly and helpful with everything we needed. The location is great, it's just across the street from John's Pass that offers tons of things to do, and places to eat. The beach front is perfect with great amenities. The pool and hottub were relaxing. The rooftop has amazing views. And of course the room was amazing, with beautiful modern renovations and very clean. The 2 bed / 2 bath suite with kitchen is HUGE. The balconey view from the room was amazing. They even have wrist bands to wear as your room key all day at the beach so you don't have to worry about putting a key in your pocket and losing it. Can't wait to stay there again. Look no further than Barefoot Beach Club!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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interactivekevin wrote a review Mar 2022
Savannah, Georgia4 contributions1 helpful vote
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Amazing experience. Staff is top notch and goes above and beyond. Won’t find a better location or view! Highly recommend and will definitely be back. Rooms are fantastic and newly renovated. Private Cabanas are great to have all day. Too bad you can’t rate more than 5 stars.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled
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iowatraveler71 wrote a review Mar 2022
Sioux Center, Iowa62 contributions27 helpful votes
Stayed here over spring break in the partial ocean view twin room. Very nice accomadations and very clean. As others mentioned there really is no housekeeping but they will give you what you need each morning when you fill out the request card and leave it outside the door. The kitchen and washer/dryer combo is great! So nice to be able to keep up on laundry during ones stay, and the A/C works awesome. The pools are very nice with ample seating, but on many days you might want to stake a spot out early as most folks did. Very nice and clean beach, in fact the beach zamboni and leveling tractor go by each morning. Great beach for kids, and there are several showers back by the break wall so you can wash that lovely sugar sand off before heading anywhere else. Only complaint I had and heard others mention was there is only one elevator for the east building(street side), so certain times of the day it's busy. John's Pass is a short five minutes walk and really fun with a lot of things to do if you are into water stuff. The partial ocean view is actually very good, so not sure I would pay extra for full ocean view when one can view it all from the open air roof deck, another really neat feature that few resorts around the area have. The best part was there were no Karens running around in face masks.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Christine B wrote a review Mar 2022
Minnesota47 contributions30 helpful votes
We stayed here during spring break 2022. Very quiet resort. Mostly families or couples. No housekeeping but they swap out towels and replenish items you may need. The access to beach is nice and you can rent a cabana through Beach Service West for $35 a day. Easy walk to food at Johns Pass. The pool is heated too. We enjoyed our stay and will return.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Bonnielynn wrote a review Mar 2022
35 contributions17 helpful votes
Loved our beachfront view, pool and hot tub were great, absolutely gorgeous roof deck with tons of seating and views of beach and harbor. My only criticism is that there are only beach cabanas for rent, no cheaper beach chair option. They were $35 per day, and they seemed to all be booked. Maybe if we had tried to rent one, the fellow running them would have brought more; I don’t know. We just went with blankets. With the pool, and so much to do in St Petersburg downtown, it wasn’t a big deal.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled
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kkmckendree wrote a review Feb 2022
Battle Creek, Michigan154 contributions40 helpful votes
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This was a very nice hotel on the beach. We had a view of the pool and partial view of the ocean. Awesome customer service and clean room. The bed was very comfortable. It could use an additional mirror outside the bathroom for others to use while the bathroom is occupied. The only downside is the walls are thin! Almost every night (and morning) I could hear the couple next door gettin' it on! Hey, good for them but I don't wanna hear it, haha!
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Date of stay: February 2022
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863darleenb wrote a review Jan 2022
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We have stayed here several times. We have always stayed in the older side. The view is amazing. The pool area is great. The grill area is wonderful. I do wish they would upgrade the really small coffee pots. The only reason I did not give a wonderful review is we have stayed several times and they fo not offer discounts to repeat guests. I have called and asked everytime. I have already scheduled to return feb 9. I again called to see if we could get a discount for returning. I was told yo use travel websites for discounts.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled
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whalemans wrote a review Dec 2021
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom187 contributions117 helpful votes
Amazing place and location . The staff were fantastic too. The room was big and had a pool and sea view . Would 100% recommend and return .we just had such a great time ! The beach was lovely and the bars and restaurants in walking distance. Great for couples and families
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Joel wrote a review Sep 2021
Grand Junction, Colorado2 contributions4 helpful votes
We actually visited in January of 2020. So my wife and I had stayed there for one night. We were headed to Orlando for the day which is obviously a pretty substantial drive. Decided to have everything packed up because we had an early flight out of Tampa the next morning. Drove all the way back from Orlando and arrived at about 12:30 at night. Walked up to the room and the key didn't work. At this point I called the hotel and told them that we weren't able to get into our room. They stated that because our bags weren't in our room but they had determined that we had left even though we had paid for the evening. I said wait a minute it really doesn't matter whether my bags are in the room or not I have paid for the evening and at the bare minimum someone should have called me to confirm whether we were checking out or not. We hadn't turned in our room keys. At this point the manager lied to me and said that they had tried to contact us. I said dude I had my phone on me all day. No one from barefoot attempted to contact me. So he backed off that scenario and then told me that it was just weird that we had packed everything up. My response was that it could be as weird as it wanted to be but at the end of the day I had already paid for the room and again at the very minimum someone should have contacted me to confirm whether we were checking out. He continued to become more and more aggressive in his defense of how they had handled the situation. I told him listen I'm not trying to argue with you I really don't care what your perspective is it's 12:30 at night my wife and I are extremely exhausted we have to catch an early flight tomorrow. Getet us a room. By this point I wasn't being polite but being antagonized by a manager who was more concerned about expressing my fault in the situation then getting us taken care of on a room that we had paid for. He told me "fine I'll refund you your money and you can go find somewhere else to stay.". Mind you it's at this point 12:45 in the morning in Madeira beach. There wasn't a hotel anywhere close to us that had staff nor were there any available rooms. So I had to drive all the way back to Tampa completely exhausted and pay for a room. As you might imagine I was very frustrated by the time we finally laid down at the new hotel. So I wrote a scathing review. When I called the hotel to make sure that our refund was going through they refused to finalize the refund unless I removed my negative review which told the complete truth about what our experience had been. As the room was booked on a corporate credit card I didn't feel like I had the ability to stand on principal since it wasn't my money. So I removed the negative review. To summarize the rooms were nice. The location was fantastic and management was completely and utterly unprofessional to the point of holding the money that they owed me for a room that I had already paid for unless I removed a negative review.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled
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Response from A H, Owner at Barefoot Beach Club
Responded Sep 28, 2021
This guest dropped his keys in the key box when they left. We took that to mean as all hotels would as he checked out. The room was cleaned and rented to another guest. This guest arrived back at the hotel at midnight and attempted to gain access to the room with the 2nd key they took with them. At this point the previous key was inactive since a new guest occupied that room. This Guest called our after hours number and demanded to get into his room. He was informed that unit was occupied. He argued that he rented the room for the night but was explained that the room was now occupied by a new guest. The guest said he dropped his second key so he wouldn't lose it. He was offered a refund for the night not stayed. But guest left negative review. We asked him to remove the review as we felt we were not at fault for this confusion. In over 20 years of operating hotels, if a guest turns in their key it means they have departed the hotel and checked out. I am very sorry for this misunderstanding but for any future travelers, please don't turn your key unless you are checking out or let a staff member know of your special intentions. 10 months have passed since this guest stayed. I am sorry this situation is still bothering you. Please stay safe and best of luck in future travels.
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PRICE RANGE
$191 - $586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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beachfront hotel
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaMadeira Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
73
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Frequently Asked Questions about Barefoot Beach Club
Which popular attractions are close to Barefoot Beach Club?
Nearby attractions include Beach Fun and Games (0.3 miles), Mad Pub at Madeira Beach (0.3 miles), and The Bronze Lady (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Barefoot Beach Club?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, a hot tub, and laundry service.
Which room amenities are available at Barefoot Beach Club?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Barefoot Beach Club?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Barefoot Beach Club?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Barefoot Beach Club?
Conveniently located restaurants include House of Sweets, Mad Beach Craft Brewing Company, and mad beach fish house.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Barefoot Beach Club?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Barefoot Beach Club?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Barefoot Beach Club?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Pinellas County Heritage Village (6.8 miles).
Does Barefoot Beach Club have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Barefoot Beach Club accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.