We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Spring Vacation”

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 10 more sites!
Best Western Plus Bradenton Gateway Hotel
Ranked #2 of 21 Hotels in Bradenton
Certificate of Excellence
Castle Rock, Colorado
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Spring Vacation”
Reviewed April 18, 2013

A great place to stay where the room we had was exceptionally clean and each day the room was cleaned to a very high standard. Modern furnishings and quick internet access along with free coffee and refreshments made it a great stay. Minutes away from the coast this is an ideal location for a family, or couples to stay. With a great breakfast choice and friendly staff what more could you ask for? This is a quality Best Western and one that we would definitely stay at again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Garry C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

401 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    232
    120
    34
    10
    5
See reviews for
148
136
26
44
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (46)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Boone, Iowa
Level 6 Contributor
365 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2013

Very clean, wonderful atmosphere. Quiet and classy. Only wish is were a bit cheaper. Otherwise a great place! Staff very friendly and when we got lost, lead us right back in. Would stay again if not for the high price.

Room Tip: We had Rm 117, very pretty, huge bathrooms, 2 queen sized bed. Pets Ok for a $15 fee.
See more room tips
  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Azona50036
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 6, 2013

Staff is great. Rooms a bit small but clean. Location was convenient but a bit sketchy. We were approached by a man the moment we pulled in with some con about his car and needing $15-$20 to fix it at 8:45 at night. The next day he was at it again (he didn't seem to remember us from the night before). At first, I felt guilty not helping him since his story sounded suspicious. I was glad we didn't fall for it. I mentioned it to hotel staff, but its not really their responsibility. Just a weird note to begin our vacation on.

  • Stayed April 2013
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Sb5traveler
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
bradenton
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2013

This hotel is well above most of the others in this town. It is very comparable to hamptons and Hiltons. I was shocked when i read nothing special. I am a gold certified service auditor and live in Bradenton. My husband and I come hear quite often to get away and I trust them with my family members when they are in need of a place to stay. The staff has always been absolutely amazing and the atmosphere is excellant. Pleas i encourage you to tell any of them your concerns, they will correct most of them. V. Horton

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank floridarocks50
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
239 reviews
189 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 601 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2013

Everything you expect from a mid-range chain hotel: clean, comfortable, safe (although there wasn't one in our room - instead there was a microwave hidden away in the place where we thought the safe might be) and moderately priced. Breakfast was a little better than average and there are plenty of eating options within walking distance. One shortcoming for us was that the windows were sealed and unless we left the air-con fan running the room air felt stale. However even the front the rooms are very quiet as the hotel is well away from busy Cortez Road. We would stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Tedstravelblogs
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Camden, Ohio
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2013

This is our third stay for six nights. The property is well located, affordable, clean, and safe. You can be at the beach, IS 75, or downtown Sarasota in 15 minutes. It sits behind a Cracker Barrel which is convenient however the hotel has a nice free breakfast. The staff led by Manager, Chris Sears, is personable and very accommodating. We will continue to make this hotel our destination every year! We view this hotel as incredibly well managed which is rare these days!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Jack M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Bradenton
2.6 mi away
Hampton Inn & Suites Bradenton Downtown Historic District
1.6 mi away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bradenton West
7.0 mi away
Best Western Plus Bradenton Hotel & Suites
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
7.3 mi away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Bradenton at I-75
2.9 mi away
Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront
7.7 mi away
Cedar Cove Resort & Cottages
Cedar Cove Resort & Cottages
#2 of 16 in Holmes Beach
957 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Best Western Plus Bradenton Gateway Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Best Western Plus Bradenton Gateway Hotel

Property: Best Western Plus Bradenton Gateway Hotel
Address: 2215 Cortez Rd W, Cortez & Highway 41, Bradenton, FL 34207-1245 (Formerly Best Western Plus Manatee Hotel)
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Bradenton
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 21 Hotels in Bradenton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western Plus Bradenton Gateway Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 51
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our modern and upscale hotel is offering a major step up in style and one of the best hotels that Bradenton and Sarasota have to offer. We are located less than three miles from the beautiful Gulf beaches, and just minutes from Long Boat Key and Anna Maria Island. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Best Western, Expedia, Priceline, Orbitz, Cancelon, TripOnline SA, Travelocity, Hotwire, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your Best Western Plus Bradenton Gateway Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing