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“Highly recommend the Castnetter” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Castnetter Beach Resort

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Castnetter Beach Resort
Ranked #6 of 15 Hotels in Holmes Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Ottawa, Canada
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Highly recommend the Castnetter”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2012

Our family of 4, (two older teens) stayed at unit 6 for a week. We found the spacious unit to be spotless and very well maintained and decorated. I like to cook and found all of the appliances to be above grade (GE, Genius) with a shared Weber BBQ. Free access to workable bikes, chairs and coolers etc allow you to bring less... the island is gorgeous and the unit is close to everything. Traffic is busy for crossing to the beach but there is a traffic light close by for those with young children. In summary, friendly owners, very helpful to make sure you enjoy your stay, and a modern, efficient unit for a holiday.

Room Tip: unit 6 has a large private balcony facing the back, master bedroom is quiet
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 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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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2011

Ideal location, directly across from public beach access with includes restrooms, beach shop and a cafe. The units and pool are maintained with perfection. I can't think of a better place to stay...it was perfect!

  • Stayed August 2011
    • 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2011

I guess the owner must have updated the place because it was gorgeous. I don't know what that other reviewer was talking about, but it is 2 yrs later. All new paint and highly beach decorated, very cute and new and bright and shiny. The place IS just across the street from the public beach so it was rather crowded on the beach, but we were okay. The cafe is right there also at the beach and several restrooms,which was terrific as well. Pool area is lovely and pool is heated and nice and warm. Laundry room was clean as well and the Tea trees and fan palms gave it a beautiful atmosphere. Loved it.

Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2009

Public beach is to busy with traffic and people. Not a quiet area. Nice condo's if you want to drive a couple of blocks to a side street where beach is less crowded. Pool area wonderful. Condo's are a good size and owner Donna has 2 very nice updated condo's there. No. 2 - different owner, is very old and not updated. Others are nice.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Castnetter Beach Resort

Property: Castnetter Beach Resort
Address: Gulf Drive & 41st Street, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
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Location: United States > Florida > Anna Maria Island > Holmes Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Holmes Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Holmes Beach
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Castnetter Beach Resort offers two great locations on Anna Maria Island...Both just footsteps to the Beach... Our Bradenton Beach property is located at Gulf Drive and 13th Street. Conveniently located at the Lifeguard protected Coquina Public Beach and walking distance to Historic Bridge Street and the Bradenton City Pier. The Bridge Street district offers a wide variety of great restaurants, watering holes, shopping and great views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Intra Costal Waterway. The beautiful White-Sand of Coquina Beach is 15 yards from your front door. This location offers unobstructed views of the emerald green waters and the white sands of the Gulf of Mexico (sunsets included). Our Holmes Beach property is located at Gulf Drive and 41st Street. Conveniently located at the (7) acre Lifeguard protected Manatee Public Beach. Enjoy the views of the Gulf at the Beach Cafe', a great spot for a pancake breakfast, lunch and live entertainment as well as a playground for the kids. Steps away you'll find the West Coast Surf Shop stocked with beach apparel and supplies. The legendary "Skinny's Place" is right across the street, serving up ice cold mugs of beer and the best burger on the beach. Just around the corner is the Island Shopping Centre which serves all of your shopping needs including eleven eateries, specialty shops, grocery, liquor store and other Island conveniences. From either location you can hop on the free "Island Trolley" to explore the other (7) beautiful miles of Anna Maria Island. Many Florida attractions such as Disney World, Universal Studios, Epcot Centre, Sea World, Busch Gardens, Mote Marine, Ringling Museum and St. Armand's Circle are a short drive away. The receational activies are too numerous to list and the weather is too fantastic to believe. Of course, the white sand beaches are unparalleled with pristine emerald green waters and vibrant sunsets. Great fishing, boating, shelling and lazy days at the beach...we offer it all! ... more   less 
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Castnetter Beach Resort Anna Maria Island/Holmes Beach, FL

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