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“Great Find!” 5 of 5 stars
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Tropic Isle Beach Resort
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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
“Great Find!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Sleepy beach towns are often unpredictable in choosing accommodations. When you have a toddler to your dynamic, it becomes an even bigger challenge, but the Tropic Isle Inn did not disappoint.
The service and facilities were outstanding for the value. They take great care of you as a guest (a notion lost by many bigger hotel chains). Rooms were clean, comfortable and well provisioned. The landscaping and pool/gazebo area were articulately maintained, making an otherwise busy area appear recluse. They offer grills, beach gear (chairs, towels, toys, etc.) and parking is a breeze. Easy beach access, free trolly, nearby restaurants & bars (great seafood, btw), grocery & drug stores, bike & beach shops.

Wonderful experience all-in-all and i'd highly recommend to anyone looking to truly get away without losing access to the essentials.

Room Tip: 2nd floor means you'll get a beach view, but a smaller room (though i'd argue these rooms ar...
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Eric S
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Lincoln Park, New Jersey
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Spent two wonderful weeks next to the pool, across the street from the beach. The one bedroom was comfortable, clean, modern. Beach towels, chairs and umbrellas were available and plentiful. BBQ grills available. There is a lovely gazebo where I entertained Florida friends for a day and they all liked it. I reserved a two bedroom for next year, wish I could stay for a month!

Room Tip: Four different properties owned by this company, this particular site, all rooms, suites, etc. are o...
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank JudyZP
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New York, NY
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We rented a room on the 2nd level of this hotel overlooking the pool and were part of a wedding party. The office staff and cleaning crew were friendly and professional. The room was tidy and decent size, which was great considering the price we paid during Easter weekend.

The room's kitchenette included a full size refrigerator, sink, stove, pots/pans and utensils. The bathroom was clean and adequate. The bed was pretty comfortable. Right outside our room was a terrace area with patio table and chair, not private but pleasant for outside chilling. The lounge chairs and gazebo by the pool were nice.

The best part about this hotel is its proximity to the beach! It's literally a 100 steps from the wide open public beach. The only catch and warning I have to give is be very cautious crossing the street to the beach because the hotel is located at a blind corner and it is better to walk further up the road before crossing at the straight part.

Room Tip: If you'd prefer a quieter and brighter room, pick something on the second floor.
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Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

This was our first time on the Island. We stayed in this cozy Inn, very nice, clean, well maintained, landscaped, quiet, relaxing. Exactly what we needed with our busy lives. They don't have breakfast but we didn't mind at all because we like to go out to experience local places. We had early check in at 11 am with no problem at all. Thank you for making our stay so plesant!

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Jackson, New Jersey, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

It was our first stay at Tropic Isle and we enjoyed it immensely. Accommodations were very comfortable, clean and warm. Located across the street from the beach, with many bars and restaurants close by, it was very convenient. We would definitely go back. Nice area, nice attentive and helpful staff.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Patrick M
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Media, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I've stayed at the Tropic Isle Inn 2 times now. Each time was a very nice experience. It feels very homie inside and out. It's very clean which is very important to me. Staff was nice and attentive. It's a good location right in between some good restaurants and bars. Also it's RIGHT across the street from the beach my favorite part!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Melissa T
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Portland, Oregon
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48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Loved this adorable Inn. The staff was very kind and helpful. Our room was perfect..mattress a bit hard but better than too soft. Across the street from the beach. A little scary to cross the road as it's right on a blind corner. Add a big mirror, maybe? The pool was lovely and enjoyable. You really can't go wrong with this picturesque place. They even let your doggies stay! Included is beach chairs and towels. I would absolutely return!

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Tropic Isle Beach Resort

Property: Tropic Isle Beach Resort
Address: 2103 Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
Location: United States > Florida > Anna Maria Island > Bradenton Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Bradenton Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Tropic Isle Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Completely renovated inside and out, we re-opened in March 2012! A Superior Small Lodging Property, the Tropic Isle Inn and its staff focus on providing true hospitality on the south Florida Gulf Coast. Offering complimentary beach chairs, umbrellas, toys and beach towels, even portable beds, we at Tropic Isle want to make sure your expectations are not only met, but exceeded.Pets are always welcome! ... more   less 
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Tropic Isle Hotel Bradenton Beach
Tropic Isle Beach Resort Anna Maria Island/Bradenton Beach, FL

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