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Vanderbilt Beach Resort
Ranked #27 of 59 Hotels in Naples
Certificate of Excellence
Kharkiv, Ukraine
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70 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Excellent!!!”
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Stayed a week here in June with the family. It was our second time at Vanderbilt and once again I admit it was the right choice. It is an absolutely lovely and quiet place, right on the beautiful beach. The rooms are good, the service is great. It is the best place to stay in Naples.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Delray Beach Fl.
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Situated between two rather expensive hotels on Vanderbilt Beach , the summer 2 night mini vacation @ this hidden beauty of a spot is a breath of fresh air . We had a Mini Suite on the second level of a small but well run property that also houses the Turtle Club Restaurant downstairs.
Upon arrival when you register at the front desk you are issued two sets of coupons which discounts lunch and dinner at about half a dozen different spots nearby rather than at the Hotel but personally , I prefer dining at the Turtle Club . The food is always top quality and the staff at both the Hotel and the Restaurant ( different ownership ) is excellent . Dinner can be on the beach at sunset which is just spectacular or inside in the A/C. Continental Breakfast is available at no extra cost.
After our brief stay , ( the beach is just steps away ) we went Downtown to Old Naples where the shopping and places to eat and drink are as charming as the entire city . It`s only 2 Hrs & 15 minutes from Delray Beach but it seems like it`s a world away.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Summertime package deal at the Vanderbilt Beach Resort in Naples was a spectacular mini-vacation. 2 nights in a lovely 2 bedroom/2 bathroom condo with balcony views of both the Gulf of Mexico and the bay. Furnishings were way more than adequate and room sizes were huge. The staff was so pleasant and the beach was beautiful. The vouchers which were included in the package were for 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners + a sunset narrated sightseeing cruise. The value of all of these vouchers was equal to half of the cost of the 2 night stay for 4 of us. You certainly can't go wrong! We will definitely return next summer.

Room Tip: Our 2 BR condo was on the top floor corner so we had 2 balconies and great views. Room 401.
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Las Vegas
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

This place is clean, right on the beach or a short walk across the street if you're in the condo section, and great customer service. We had the best family trip, comparable to our trips to Aruba. My brother works at the Turtle club (the resort's restaurant) and planned his wedding in Naples, memorial day weekend May 2014. We all thought the place would be mobbed, but it was nothing but spectacular. Of course on the holiday, it was a little crowded but not bad at all.

My family and extended family had rooms and some condos here since my brother suggested it and reserved a block of rooms for the family. We ranged from 4 years old to 77. I describe it to friends as Spring Break with seniors, because of the amount of fun we had. There were about 25 of us. Several of my uncles joked with my brother that he was keeping the place as secret and they thought it compared to the beach vacations we all have taken to Aruba--but much more affordable and closer.

The rooms are spectacular. Very comfortable beds, great kitchen area and dining area if you choose the condo and convenient for the beach and dining. The beach staff are amazing. They set up our chairs and umbrellas every morning and carried our huge trash bags filled with bottles, cans and snack bags at the end of the day. We brought our own beverages in coolers to the beach and kept things clean with the trash bags they provided, but the staff was extremely helpful. When the regular cocktails we brought to the beach got boring, the bar at the Turtle club was steps away and had great frozen drinks. The food is excellent as well. See their reviews for more details. In the evenings, some of us at at the Turtle Club and some went to the nearby Mercato that was filled with a variety of restaurants and bars. The area of this resort is great and convenient to so many different things. We loved every minute of it and are trying to plan another family vacation here.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

My wife and I just returned from another wonderful stay at the Vanderbilt Beach Resort. The room was amazing and it had a tremendous Gulf view. The entire staff at the Vanderbilt and the Turtle Club Restaurant bent over backwards to make our stay the best ever. We had such a great time, we have booked rooms for an entire family vacation later this year.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Florida
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Our family reunion is celebrated every year at this wonderful hotel over Father's day weekend.
This year we had a total of 35 family members in both the condos across the street on the bay and the studios on the beach. We stayed on the beach side in rooms 40, 42, 44,46 and 48. and the condos in rooms 304 and 404 so we had the end units. As always, rooms were great, beach service by Shawn was excellent and the staff were gracious. This hotel is a wonderful place to go if you want to walk out of your room and down to the beach. It is closeby to everything and the restaurant downstairs is excellent. I cannot recommend enough. We will be there again next year.

Room Tip: Choose any room on the beach side. The website has the room map. If you have a big family, splurge...
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Just two nights but Oh My! Our room on the first floor was ideal just across from the garden.
Dinner at the Turtle Clue on the beach at sunset was outstanding. Unfortunately we had cold rainy weather until the day we left. Will be back soon since it is a short 2 hour drive from Miami. Thank you to Andy for all you help.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Vanderbilt Beach Resort
Address: 9225 Gulf Shore Dr, Naples, FL 34108-2098
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Naples
Amenities:
Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Naples
#13 Family Hotel in Naples
#24 Romantic Hotel in Naples
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vanderbilt Beach Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Vanderbilt Beach Resort has been welcoming guests and their families for over 50 years. Our pristine beachfront location provides a tranquil escape from modern worries. Wake up to the gentle sounds of the Gulf of Mexico in our beachside one-room efficiencies, one bedroom apartments or waterfront condominiums that overlook the Vanderbilt Lagoon. End the day with dinner at our award-winning Turtle Club Restaurant or watch the sun set over the Gulf without ever leaving the Resort. ... more   less 
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