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“Your home away from home on Anna Maria Island!! Best beach access!”
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Driftwood Motel
Ranked #8 of 16 Hotels in Holmes Beach
Reviewed July 15, 2013

This is the best kept and run motel we've ever been to in the US! It's ULTRA-clean - and i mean everything in and outside the rooms! The owner operators truly care about every guest and every detail. The rooms are furnished so taste- and beautiful, with so much detail and true love - also everything you might wish or need is already there, waiting for you. As other people wrote - one has just to bring the groceries from the Publix, which is located only some minutes of drive away. And it's not only those gorgeous rooms - the best beach, means with less people and more nature is just a very short walk away, right down the way. We would wish Tripadvisor would offer an exceptional six star rating - just for the few places like this wonderful motel!! Thank you so much, Patty, for 4 amazing days!!! Kathrin and Alexander from Germany

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

A Quaint oasis for an island getaway...VERY CLEAN!!...a little walk to the beach and local restaurants....This place is perfect for families the price are very very reasonable and it has a furnished kitchen..everything that you need from plates, silverwares, pots and pans, blender, toaster oven and even a hand mixer!! etc. just bring in groceries!!..Patty is amazing and she made us feel like HOME and very friendly!, there's also a gas grill out in the patio for guests to use...beach chairs and umbrellas are also provided as well as pool towels....heated pool with plenty of privacy..It's Just Perfect!!..Will stay here again for our next island getaway..HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

Room Tip: All rooms are equipped with fully furnished kitchen, small cottages have a kitchenette with 2 burner...
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed May 3, 2013

The Driftwood is the cleanest and the best maintained rooms and property I have seen in a long time. The owner operators of the motel take such pride in your stay with them is shows all around you. EVERYTHING is so clean!!! Friendly and welcoming to your short walk to the beaches and B-L-Dinner and don't for get shops, rentals for bikes and carts.
The Island sells its self but the Driftwood is a GREAT place to get your rest to go back out and see more :-)

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights. It was very clean and well kept. Outside was as clean as the inside. Patty was fantastic. So sweet and made sure we had everything we needed. Don't overlook this Gem. Just a small walk to the beach.

  • Stayed: February 2013
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

It was such a treat to stay at this little place, everything was clean and very well cared for. Short walk to a very nice non populated beach. Pool was immaculate, check in and check out totally painless. We will definitely return, thanks so much.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 10, 2013

We love the island and now we love this motel. They were so friendly. The beds were comfortable. The bath had new fixtures. The kitchenette was convenient. We walked to the beach. They had chairs outside the room so you can enjoy coffee outside in the morning too. The pool area was nice with newer chairs. And it was quiet too. We would go to the Driftwood Motel again!

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed November 27, 2012

Can not wait until next year when we get to return to the island. Patty was by far the sweetest lady. A close walk to the beach & right across the street from a great little Mexican rest.& shopping center. We got upgraded to the large unit upon our arrival which made the stay that much more comfortable. EXTREMELY clean and anything we needed (ie. irons, dishes, cooking supplies, etc) were supplied. We even snagged some beach chairs the first day from the office ! The beds were super comfortable, to boot ! I cant think of a negative thing to say about it ! As if leaving the beach is ever an easy thing to do; the accomodations made it that much harder. I cant speak well enough about Driftwood Motel & the lady that runs it ! Love, love. love !!!!! Thanks again for more great memories made on AMI !!!

Room Tip: Dont think theres a bad room !!!
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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Driftwood Motel

Address: 5108 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-1842
Location: United States > Florida > Anna Maria Island > Holmes Beach
Amenities:
Beach Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Holmes Beach
#5 Romantic Hotel in Holmes Beach
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Holmes Beach
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Driftwood Motel Anna Maria Island/Holmes Beach, FL

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