Silver Surf Gulf Beach Resort
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Silver Surf Gulf Beach Resort Bradenton Beach Reviews
“Historic” Gulf Beach Resort of Lido Beach Jun 11, 2010
You get to the “Historic” Gulf Beach Resort of Lido Beach by going around the The Old School Italian Statuary of St Armand’s Key turn left past the location of Sunset from the Lido Beach Holiday Inn Steps wave to Chris behind the bar. The HGBR is on you right the first thing you notice is the 1950’s sign out front. I know I have been here before I just can't remember when & with who, the mind is a terrible thing to waste. Walked into the office where I am greeted by the nice beach lady who says “Hello what can I do for you this wonderful day?”
Room for 1 night, please.
This is what she said:
We have eighteen 18 small studios with fully equipped kitchens. Most have a small-screened porch or a private walled patio. Sleep 2 to 3 persons depending on the unit & how friendly your group is.
2 bedroom apartment which is a motel room that connects to a small studio. Each unit has own entrance, bathroom, and TV.
14 large studios all have a fully equipped kitchen. Large studios sleep 2 to 4 people.
7-one bedroom apartments each have a fully equipped kitchen sleeps 2 to 6 persons.
2-direct gulf front units offer unobstructed beach & gulf views. Our one bedroom apartment is located on the 2nd floor and sleeps 2 to 7 perso...
Ding DING Whoop WHOOP StopthePresses I just heard the magic words Beach & Gulf View I had heard enough, I respond "Beach Front PLEASE", signed in & headed to #319 2nd floor beach front unit before the guy from New York behind me had a chance to open his mouth!
The Amenities the HGBR of LB
Heated Pool-Shuffleboard Courts-BBQ Grills-Picnic Area-Maid Service-Guest Laundry-Ice Machine-Vending Machines-Wireless Internet- Direct TV Service – Movies – Sports- Walk to famous St. Armand’s Circle for Shopping & Restaurants-Schrage Electronic Keypad Entry Locks- Security Cameras
Walked in to a very large clean & nicely decorated suite with 3 sets of sliding glass doors which were opened before anything else was done; beach sounds, I hear beach sounds & I Liked It!!
Island with beach view & chairs I had only seen in magazines, place laptop here. Kitchen with 4-burner-stove-frig-micro-coffeemaker & toaster. Spin around futon TV reading chair nice very nice.
To the bedroom, 2 Queen size beds & a small office to the right. Bathroom with all must have appliances.
Unpacked which took 43 seconds went to set at the island watching, hearing & feeling the Sounds of Beach.
This suite which can sleep 6 adults in Tourist Season or High Season with tax was $217.56 for 1 or 2 people which is an absolute GREAT deal. The HGBR of LS is not NEW having been built in the 1950’s it is well cared for by nice friendly Florida BEACH people!!
OO now I remember I was here with Mark & Tanya to watch the power boat races, now if I could just remember what year it was & who I was there with????
Blond I am almost sure she was blond or very light brown hair, dang thought I had it.
Had a Nickname Blond, Blond a ah aha Dam.
Cindy was her real name, but what was that nickname: Blond ??????
Blond Dog her name was Cindy & her nickname was Blond Dog & she was Real Pretty & she had a Great Personality!!
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Silver Surf Gulf Beach Resort Overview
The Silver Surf Gulf Beach Resort is situated half a mile away from downtown Bradenton Beach. This property is also close to sites like the Mote Marine Aquarium, Palma Sola Botanical Park, De Soto National Memorial, McKechnie Field and the South Florida Museum. Orlando, Sarasota and Tampa are likewise within close range.
Accommodations at the Silver Surf Gulf Beach Resort come in rooms, suites and apartments. These units come equipped with microwave ovens, refrigerators, coffee makers, couches and private bathrooms. Kitchens/kitchenettes, dining areas, living rooms and sofa sleepers are available in select units.
The Silver Surf Gulf Beach Resort features a private white beach and an outdoor heated swimming pool with a sun deck. This resort also provides business services, beach umbrellas, chaise lounges, a beach volleyball court, outdoor barbecue grills and a boat parking area.
Silver Surf Gulf Beach Resort Amenities