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Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront

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100 Riverfront Dr. West, Bradenton, FL 34205
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  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Updated 20/06/29 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#6 of 28 hotels in Bradenton
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Discover premier accommodations at Courtyard by Marriott Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront, located directly on the Manatee River near the Gulf of Mexico, Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key. Our pet friendly hotel in Bradenton, Florida features free high speed Internet access, The Bistro, a modern fitness center and gorgeous outdoor pool.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Bar / lounge
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Parking
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Hot bath
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Conference facilities
Banquet room
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Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Bruce_Fulton_NY wrote a review 10 Apr
Fulton, NY5 contributions3 helpful votes
If you look at their picture. They show 2 chairs on the balcony. You can’t get anything out there. It is 1 foot wide with a sliding door that has a bar to hold it shut. We talk to several people and all of us booked this because of the nice balcony they showed in the picture. They need to be honest about the balcony. Also the hotel is showing it age on the outside. Hot tub is chipped and needs updating. Location is great but hotel needs to be totally redone or tested down and rebuilt.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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michd61 wrote a review 03 Apr
South Bend, Indiana258 contributions91 helpful votes
The hotel was clean , friendly check in. The room was fine, clean and comfy. The riverwalk is steps away, nice walk. Went to the ballgame, not exactly walking distance but we did in one direction. Overall, nice place.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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1Tazmomma wrote a review Feb 2021
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On February 18 my client had a 6:30 AM medical test at Manatee Memorial Hospital. We reside approximately an hour and a half away from the hospital and decided to go up the night before. We stayed at this Marriott because she will have a heart procedure in 3 weeks and her cardiologists pay for their patients rooms the night before surgery. We had asked for adjoining rooms but we’re unable to get them, so we had rooms side-by-side. Upon entering the first room ants were all over the baseboard and going up the wall; the second room the entry light barely worked. I took my 81-year-old client in her 5 pound Snorkie mix back to the lobby, explain those rooms were unacceptable and was given two more rooms. Upon entering the first room I got as far as the bathroom where the tub had a large rusty crack like it had been hit with a hammer and mold throughout the grout, room #2 was also a shower full of moldy grout. Back downstairs, back to the front desk where Marissa the clerk was more than kind and understanding. Finally, the only rooms available were two junior suites which she kindly gave to us at the cost of the room. By this time it is after 7 o’clock at night, my client is exhausted. Upon entering the first suit immediately noticeable was the terribly stained lounge chairs! Under the cushions were substantial food crumbs! Once again there was mold in the grout in the bathrooms, there was no veneer whatsoever on the wood base under the bathroom sink, it was all scuffed. The carpet did not look as though it had been vacuumed very well, and was overall grungy. My suite next door was pretty much the same. Neither room had a directory of services, or even the layout of the hotel. My room had a clock radio, hers did not, and what passed for a coffee maker I have not seen since I stayed in a Motel 6 in 1998! I am absolutely incredulous that this is a Marriott property. I have never stayed in a Marriott that look like this. I will say the staff was exemplary, and the lobby you would never know that the rooms were train rats. My client will not be staying in this hotel when she goes for her surgery. I am sure once I show the cardiologist office the pictures of the suites that they will understand and will compensate her stay at another hotel. My client and her husband owned a hotel in Saint Ignace, Michigan for over 35 years and she herself was appalled. Prior to being a certified nurses assistant I owned and operated a cleaning service for 25 years, and if any of my employees had left any rooms the way these rooms were they would’ve been fired. I realize that COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the hospitality industry, but this hotel is a stain on the Marriott name. Once again, kudos to the staff at the front desk for being so kind and patient. Hopefully I can attach the pictures that I took to this review.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Marisha J, Guest Services / Front Office at Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront
Responded 18 Feb 2021
Dear Valued Guest, We apologize for all the inconvenience you had experience during your stay at our hotel. Please know, maintaining a clean atmosphere within our guest rooms and common areas is always a key priority, especially during these unprecedented times. .On behalf of the entire team at the Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront, I sincerely apologize for falling short of not only meeting your expectations, but ours as well. Please be assured your feedback provided will be shared with the appropriate hotel team to ensure we consistently deliver upon guest expectations. Sincerely, Guest Satisfaction Team
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Kari E wrote a review Jan 2021
Northfield, Minnesota79 contributions27 helpful votes
We needed a room that had 2 bedrooms in this area of Florida. While this Marriott did not have 2 bedrooms it did offer a generous size suite. 2 queen beds in the bedroom area. A nice size living area/TV/Microwave and fridge in the parlor area. This was nice to be able to spread out. This hotel is in an ok area from what we could gather. Nice river, but there are no views from the rooms. Manatee hospital is right across the street so we did hear lots of sirens, but that was ok. The fitness cente3r was pretty good. Lots of cardio machines, cable machine and free weights. We used it daily. Pool are had plenty of loungers and was not crowded. However, towels are only given at front desk and they only give out 1 per guest. This is a bit lame in my opinion. Starbucks coffee and simple breakfasts offered at the market cafe. I only purchased coffee so I can't rate the food. Front staff were very nice and housekeepers very responsive to needs. This hotel is a bit tired and the bathroom was very small. I mean really small! Pretty tough for 3 people to share space for personal toiletries. There was also only 1 small garbage can for our entire suite. We moved it into the bathroom, but they really should have 1 in each area. Hallways are very dark. Plenty of free parking and very easy location to get to restaurants and shops. Overall this was a decent place to sleep at night, but don't expect anything more than that.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Response from Marisha Jakubski, Guest Services / Front Office at Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront
Responded 05 Jan 2021
Dear Kari E, We recognize your time is valuable and appreciate the feedback you have provided to us today. Maintaining a clean atmosphere within our guest rooms and common areas is always a key priority, especially during these unprecedented times. On behalf of the entire team at the Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront, I sincerely apologize for falling short of not only meeting your expectations, but ours as well. We have shared the feedback provided with the appropriate hotel team to ensure we consistently deliver upon guest expectations. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. We also recognize these are unusual times and we thank you for choosing to stay with us. Sincerely, MarishaJ Guest Services gsm@courtyardbradenton.com
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Lancengi1 wrote a review Dec 2020
13 contributions11 helpful votes
My husband myself and our two toy Australian Shepherd‘s have home renovations going on that unfortunately were causing delays in our move-in timeline so we needed to book a hotel for a month. During our stay here we got to meet the entire team and enjoyed them getting to know us and our dogs by name. There is plenty of places to walk the pups around the pond that is in the front of the hotel and along the river walk. My highlights from our stay were being able to walk the Riverwalk to downtown for a date night at the cute bars and Resturant. Hubby and I loved walking to the the farmers market on Saturday. Myself and our team enjoyed the on-site Starbucks and hosting several meetings in the hotel lobby. If you are local and you’re looking for a hotel that is friendly, clean, and an adventure then I would highly recommend staying here.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$132 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
marriott courtyard bradenton sarasota / riverfront hotel bradenton, courtyard bradenton sarasota riverfront, holiday inn bradenton, bradenton holiday inn
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Holiday Inn
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaSouthwest Gulf CoastBradenton
NUMBER OF ROOMS
153
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Frequently Asked Questions about Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront
Which popular attractions are close to Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront?
Nearby attractions include Bishop Museum Of Science And Nature (0.7 km), Riverwalk (0.5 km), and Art Center Manatee (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mattison's Riverwalk Grille Downtown Bradenton, O'Bricks Pub and Martini Bar, and Restaurant Edelweiss.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Manatee Village Historical Park (1.7 km) and Gamble Plantation Historic State Park (4.6 km).