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Club Bamboo South
Ranked #10 of 12 Hotels in Bradenton Beach
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Love Club Bamboo!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

We look forward to our winter get away to Anna Maria Island and the beautiful sunsets from our balcony at Club Bamboo.
The studio rooms suit us perfectly, sleeps 2 adult comfortably with pull out couch for 2 children.

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank Deb H
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Douglassville, Pennsylvania
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160 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2014

We stayed in room 123 and had the perfect view of the gulf. Helpful staff, heated pool and great location. Needs a few upgrades but not many. Lampshades were broken and light switch in bathroom is in an odd place. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Tim C
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Concord, New Hampshire
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31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2014

My friends brough me here as a surprise and even though I had a sofa bed, I slept like a dream listening to the surf. The well-appointed kitchenette encourages eating in, that is on the balcony with a sweeping view of the Gulf. Spotlessly clean. Kitchy, but tasteful beach deco adds to the fun. Plenty of white sand for shelling and the western exposure affords perfect sunsets. Many happy families in the pool.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Gail S
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2013

Tour the room before you commit. The reservation process was easy and nice. Booked the room at the Edgewater Real Estate office in Brandenton Beach then headed off to the room. The pictures they have don't represent the condition and amenities of the room. Upon entry....The bathroom door handle fell off, TP Holder fell off wall, the Bathroom sink was not secured to the counter top. There were only 2 "Glass" drink glasses in the room (#120) and the pool only allows plastic. The linens were of poor quality. There are much nicer places to stay for the same or less!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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8 Thank Jerry A
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Fort Myers, Florida
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90 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

Rented through Home away.com and very happy with room. Very clean and if your looking for a great room and a good deal rent room #124 from Bob. Excellent owner keeps the room in excellent condition and goes out of his to make your vacation extra special. Club Bamboo South is right on beach with fantastic view for sunsets. thanks again Bob.

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Buckeyemikemike
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Greensburg, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Very dirty. Pull out couch was terribly tiny and uncomfortable. Staff was not friendly at all. Poorly managed. You have to pay for toilet paper. That is ridiculous! Not accommodating. The views were great, but the rooms were awful. Broken faucets and doorknob. Shower had mold. Refrigerator had an unknown substance on it that wouldn't come off. We got put in an annex for the last night. That room was bad too. STAY AWAY!

Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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1 Thank Alex S
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Bradenton, Florida, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

We checked in on a Thursday and upon arrival were told the pool was not available because of some minor repairs. They were hoping it would open the next day, but when we asked the repairman when it would be available he said Saturday. Well that was a huge disappointment because the only reason we chose this place was because it was beachside and also had a pool as my husband is not found of the gulf and we were checking out on Sunday. Well later that day, the problem was corrected thanks to Tina and her quick thinking. She had the repair covered so the pool could be used. Not only that, she was on top of everything! Tina deserves kudo's in every way. She made our stay enjoyable and we are definitely coming again. The place was very clean, the bed was really comfortable and it was an all around experience. The manager/owners should be thankful for Tina, because she is a gem!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Club Bamboo South

Property: Club Bamboo South
Address: 2412 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2240 (Formerly Club Bamboo Resorts)
Location: United States > Florida > Anna Maria Island > Bradenton Beach
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 12 Hotels in Bradenton Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Club Bamboo South 3.5*
Number of rooms: 53
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Now under new managment.Club Bamboo South - Where relaxation and fun begin! We are located directly on the Gulf of Mexico on Anna Maria Island, Florida. We are in the village of Bradenton Beach, just a mile North of Longboat Key, and close to all that Sarasota and Bradenton have to offer. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Club Bamboo Hotel Bradenton Beach
Econolodge Bradenton Beach
Club Bamboo South Anna Maria Island/Bradenton Beach, FL

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