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Twin Dolphin Marina

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1000 1st Ave W
Bradenton, FL 34205-7852
27° 30' 0.32'', -82° 34' 24.33''
9417478300
VHF Ch. 72
$4.25/ft
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Manatee River
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Fuel
Last Updated: Dec 16, 2023 12:58PM

Diesel $4.999

Brand: Valv-Tect

Gas Super$4.999

Awards


Boaters Choice 2018Boaters Choice 2019Boaters Choice 2020Boaters Choice 2021Boaters Choice Elite Fleet 2022Boaters Choice Elite Fleet 2023

About


Nestled safely along the beautiful Manatee River in Bradenton, Fl. Twin Dolphin Marina is within walking distance of the historic downtown and it's quaint Old Main Street.

The historic Bradenton Pier, centrally located within the marina is host to the famed Pier 22 Restaurant, Patio, and Ballroom where you can enjoy fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere . Come and enjoy the best of what the Gulf Coast has to offer.

Enjoy a scenic and tranquil getaway in the heart of Bradenton, FL. Great dining and shopping abound in the warm and inviting atmosphere of the historical downtown area. Visit Pier 22 for casual or fine dining in a relaxed setting.

Berth Capacity


Slips:225

Approach


Minimum Approach Depth:10.0 Feet
Mean Low Water Dock Depth:8.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Jan 22, 2024

Fuel Dock:Yes
Gas:Yes
Diesel:Yes
Dockage:Yes
Water Hookup:Yes
Transient Storage:Yes
Long Term Storage:Yes
Wi-Fi:Yes
Pump-out:Yes
Restrooms:Yes
Laundry:Yes
Ice:Yes
Groceries:Within 5 Miles
Medical Facility:Within 5 Miles
Pharmacy:Within 5 Miles
Car Rentals:Within 5 Miles
Restaurants:Yes
Golf:Within 5 Miles
Tennis:Within 5 Miles
Ship Store:Yes
Max. Vessel LOA:110.0 Feet
Max. Slip Length:90.0 Feet
Max. Slip Width:30.0 Feet
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Verified

very welcoming and accommodating. walking distance to many food and beverage spots

Marina Response:
Abraham, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay and our downtown area. We hope to see you again soon.
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Verified

Great location with floating docks, friendly and helpful staff, we will be back.

Marina Response:
Stuart, Thank you for the kind review. We look forward to your return.
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Close to town with restaurants and museum

Marina Response:
Charles, Thank you for your review. We hope that you enjoyed your stay with us.
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For the price of a five-star hotel, you expect WIFI to work well in both the marina and the lounge room which was not the case. And if you ask reception staff to check the WIFI, you expect that they know where their WIFI system is located and how to maintain it. A nice "I do not know, sorry" is not sufficient but a sign that management is not training their employees appropriately.

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Excellent facilities and a very helpful staff.

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Nice facility and nicer people!

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Friendly staff. Very helpful. Facilities are being improved; new floating docks.

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Nice Marina, nice restaurant. (WiFi not so good !)

Marina Response:
Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that our Wi-Fi didn't work well for you. Since our recent upgrade, it had been working well. I'll notify our IT guy now so that he can look into it. We hope you will return soon. Until then safe travels.
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We stayed a few nights at Twin Dolphins. The staff was great and the facilities were great too!

Marina Response:
Shelly, Thank you for your kind review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again!
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Verified

It was great, nice marina and facilities

Marina Response:
Gary, Thank you for your review. We look forward to your next stay!
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Verified

Great marina faciities

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Thank you! We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Verified

The people that run the marina are excellent. The marina is very clean very nice. Downtown area is beautiful. Restaurants bars, great place to stay.

Marina Response:
Kenneth, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear your positive comments. We love our downtown area too! See you next time.
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Verified

Clean, convenient. Slow service at the fuel dock

Marina Response:
Stepahanie. Thank you. Our apologies for keeping you waiting. Our dockhands were assisting a single-handed sailor back into her slip. Thank you for your patience.
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Staff was friendly, dockhands greeting us upon arrival. Pool and amenities are great. Lots of places within walking distance. Always a great weekend here!

Marina Response:
Cyndi, Thank you for your awesome review! We hope to see you again soon.
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Verified

Very nice Marina. Friendly staff and well managed. Bradenton is a great small town with the main street just outside the marina. Peir 22 is the perfect place for dinner.

Marina Response:
Benjamin, Thank you for your kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we will see you again shortly. Safe travels til then.
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Great marina! A super helpful check in person and very nice amenities. Pool , showers , lounge, docks, etc were all tip top.

Marina Response:
James D, we are glad that you found our amenities to your liking. We look forward to having you return in the future.
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We stayed 2 nights with 4 grandchildren and LOVED the bathrooms…beautiful & sparkling clean! Additionally, husband lost his glasses in water & unfortunately not a drug store within walking distance, but one of the ladies in the office let him borrow a pair until we checked out…love Southern Hospitality! Will be back!

Marina Response:
Cathy, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we are happy to assist you with the need for glasses. Safe travels and we will see you next tide!
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Dockage was excellent Confirmation should include assigned slip # Dock office closes at 5

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Wi Fi much improved from our visit a year ago. However pool area not very clean: overflowing trash bins at pool and tables needed wiped down. Ice cream parlor very dirty both inside and out.

Marina Response:
Terry, your visit with us both this year and the year previously was over the busy Memorial Holdiay Weekend. The group at the pool that partied until 1 am will not be allowed to return. Yes, they did make a mess of the tables & left a lot of trash which my staff promptly cleaned when they returned to work next day. It's unfortunate that some can be so disrespectful of others.
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Beautiful marina, clean with excellent and helpful staff!

Marina Response:
Andrew, Thank you for the compliments. We look forward to your next visit.
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Great location! Nice amenities!

Marina Response:
Marcia, Thank you for your kind review! Have a safe trip home and we will see you next time!
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Awesome place to stay, fantastic service, great amenities.

Marina Response:
Scott, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again.
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Staff was very friendly and helpful

Marina Response:
John, thank you for your kind words. We look forward to your next stay.
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Verified

Awesome place, clean and a nice pool area to relax!!

Marina Response:
Jim, Thank you for your review. We look forward to your return in the future!
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Quiet and clean! Dockhands are some of the nicest you’ll ever meet. Pool and beer! What else do you need?

Marina Response:
Jason, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your return in the near future!
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The staff were friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. Karen was especially helpful. There are good restaurants close. The marina is well maintained and well protected. The individual bathroom and shower rooms are recently updated, well maintained, and private. We enjoyed our stay and will return the next time we are in the Bradenton area.

Marina Response:
James, Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you next time!
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Wonderful! Staff was friendly. We loved the pool.

Marina Response:
Sharlene, Thank you for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to your next visit!
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Excellent spot on the Manatee River. We enjoy it for the nice pool, clean and well organized shower/bathroom area, and the proximity to off property amenities. We walked to the Saturday market and a nearby brewery. On the downside, the last two times we've stayed here we've had occasional problems with strong sewage odors coming from the marina office building. Not a deal killer, but a persistent problem.

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Very nice floating docks. Excellent location. Nice shower facilities.

Marina Response:
Jay, Thank you for your review. We look forward to your return visit.
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Great Marina. Location is great. Showers are like in a resort. WiFi is hardwired so you need a usb cord

Marina Response:
Thank you for your review and for staying with us. We look forward to your return.
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GREAT place....team and location here are terrific.

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Loved the pool. Warm and could do laps Pier 22 restaurant great and right there Nice shower suites. We were right beside bridge so a bit noisy Farmers market on Saturday

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Great modern private bath/showers in A/C. Perfect location with local park and restaurants nearby.

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Twin Dolphin was easy to get in. Office and dock staff were helpful. Everything worked, water, power, restrooms were clean.\nThanks for an excellent stay on the transient dock. We draw 8’ so one of the few marinas we can enjoy a stay at in the area.

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Love this marina! Place was immaculate from the main office, bathrooms, pool and dock area. Great location within short walking distance to DT Bradenton and some great restaurants and bars.

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Very nice location with great services, pool, BBQ, showers, lounge room. We were especially impressed with the staff that works there, highly recommended.

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Great marina with friendly service. Very convenient location.

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Great stay. Staff was helpful, facilities nice, good boaters lounge. Only thing stopping me from 5 stars is no Wi-Fi at the docks - only at the dock office. A couple of repeaters on each dock?

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Great marina friendly staff, clean facilities. Walking distance to restaurants.

Marina Response:
Thank you for your kind review. Safe travels and we will see you next time.
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This marina is in an ideal location in downtown Bradenton and within walking distance to great hotels, restaurants, and shops. The staff members are helpful and courteous, and all the amenities are updated. Well protected with large fuel dockage and easy access in and out. The marina mostly caters to larger vessels, but I truly appreciate them finding room for our boat (Pursuit 235 DC) over the Memorial Day Weekend. This was our third stay and we're looking forward to returning soon.

Marina Response:
Stephen, Thank you for your kind review. We are happy that you chose to stay with us this Memorial Day Weekend. We wish you and yours well. Until next tide, Cynthia
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Verified

Very nice marina in a great location. Friendly helpful staff.

Marina Response:
Thank you! Travel safe and we will see you next time!
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We truly enjoyed our stay at Twin Dolphin Marina! It’s a beautiful marina with friendly staff and clean amenities. The pool was GREAT.

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Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again!
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Love Twin Dolphin! Floating docks, clean restroom, pool and it’s close to the downtown area of Bradenton! Great restaurants to pick from.

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New docks very nice, however had slip on ramp connecting floating dock to access gate. Reported incident to marina manager, but was not contacted about my condition or corrective action. WiFi had weak signal at A-39 dock. Could not find recycle containers. Given gate code for dock access, however numbers were worn off entry keypad. Great individual head/showers. Dock staff very friendly and helpful. Good meal at Pier 22 restaurant.

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Verified

excellent staff beautiful marina

Marina Response:
Thank you so much for your review. We hope that you will stay with us again soon!
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Verified

Great well protected marina. Very helpful staff. Best shower facilities by far. I’ll be back.

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Thank you so much for your review. We look forward to your next visit.
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Clean facility with helpful staff. I was briefly concerned that grilling was not allowed on the boat only to learn that two large grills were provided on the pool deck.

Marina Response:
Thank you for the 5- star review. We look forward to your next visit with us.
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We had an awesome stay at twin dolphin over the new Year's weekend. Great staff, wonderful location! We had a blast walking to downtown and enjoying all the festivities

Marina Response:
Thank you for the kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit.
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This is an easy access marina. Docks are in great shape and in a secure gated location. I loved the area too. It was clean and lots of restaurants to walk too if you want to get out and explore.

Marina Response:
Thank you for the 5-star review. We look forward to your next visit with us.
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Verified

The marina, docks and facilities are top notch. One unusual thing to report is that they closed early on Christmas Eve and didn’t bother to alert us. With the help of friendly boaters we just picked our own slip.

Marina Response:
Thank you for your kind review. Apologies for not alerting you in advance that we would be closing early on Christmas Eve. We are open 7 days a week all year round except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve after 12 noon, Christmas Day & New Year's Day. I'm glad our boaters were able to assist you. We do have a great group of boaters and staff.
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Easy in and out. Loved the local community.

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Thank you for your review. We look forward to your next visit with us.
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We stayed here a few years ago before the marina was remodeled. Great location. Easy walk to downtown and restaurants. New marina has nice floating docks. Facilities are the same as before, pool and bathrooms. Bathrooms maybe upgraded a bit. WiFi has been replaced with wired Ethernet at each power pedestal. Great if you have Ethernet cable and router or other to plug it into. (We didn’t).

Marina Response:
Uklelegirl, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Thank you for your complements regarding our floating docks. Yes, our pool was remodeled with new marcite, tile, pavers and pool furniture. We completely remodeled our restrooms and showers with new tile & fixtures & added a boater's lounge upstairs which has a computer with internet access. In addition, we added a new awning, lighting, & landscaping. Since your vessel is a catamaran and a wide beam, the only location we had for you for the holiday weekend was on the T-head of B dock. This time of year, we usually have very limited availability. B Dock is setup more for our long-term customers, and is hard wired for internet, which provides greater speeds and less lagging. The ethernet connection is located on the power pedestal at each slip. We have ethernet cables available for loan if needed. We apologize that we didn't meet your expectations regarding the wi-fi services.
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Staff was helpful at the dock upon arrival and with a pumpout later. Access to the Riverwalk and downtown restaurants and pubs was great. The marina and city are quite dog-friendly.

Marina Response:
Thank you for your review. We look forward to your next visit with us.
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Very friendly, helpful staff.

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Nice staff. Excellent shower and bathroom facilities. Excellent on site restaurant Pier 22.

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Nice Marina, well-managed and very close to good restaurants, bars and coffee shops. New, state of the art floating docks.

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Clean showers, great pool, great docks, close to restaurants. Can’t wait to go back!!!

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Docking was easy with help from Andrew. Staff very friendly. Corwins ice cream shop in the marina. Stayed in the pool all weekend due to windy conditions. Love the floating docks.

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The Twin Dolphin Marina is very nice. The facilities are clean and easily accessible and direct access to downtown Bradenton is a plus. Most of all the staff is very courteous and helpful. They were quick to answer on the radio when calling in and provided excellent assistance catching us on the dock. Highly recommend!

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Couldn't say enough above the facilities and especially the staff. We encountered engine issues on the way,and being fifty miles from our home port..I was lost as to who I could get to come to the marina and diagnose and repair the problem. So,up to the marina office I went to see if they could be of assistance..within two seconds after explaining our dilemma, Sean (hope that's the correct spelling) went over to the wall and pulled out a card and said this is the guy you want to call..he can fix you up. I called,and within an hour and a half the technician was there and diagnosed the issue,and proceed with the repair. If Sean had not taken the initiative, it would not of had the happy ending that it did. Now,about the marina facilities. All new floating fingers with shore power and fresh water. Very wide and accomodating,lots of light with great Security. Swimming pool,freshly rehabbed shower rooms, tv,computer,reading room.All very well done. Conveniently located right next to the River Walk,which is a great stroll along the river. Lots of places to see and eat. So..after reading this would you think I would HIGHLY recommend this place..FIVE STARS doesn't do it justice!!

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Great place to stay. Walking distance to everything. Great internet! Nice people work here.

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Would be great to have wifi onthe docks

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Thank you for accommodating our Regal Group. We all had a great time! Your marina is top notch!

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Trans slips were right by the highway so it was Loud. WiFi only worked at pool. No ice bin for boaters. Instead Ice was $2 A bag when the office was open. Pump out service not offered on Sunday. Kind of expensive for the opportunities listed above.

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Great place, clean. People very nice

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Marina was nice although the slip numbers could be posted on the waterside for new patrons that aren't told where their slip is located. The annuals made this trip the best! Great people! Had a blast will be back.

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Get dock great staff great assist docking...as always great staff and team to help doc did a great job...

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Verified

Awesome stay at Twin-Dolphin Marina.

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Clean and wonderful. Great location and dock hands. A must stop in the Tampa Bay Area!

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Very well maintained and courteous. Convenient to bars and restaurants.

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Nice place showers need a bit of work

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Marina is under construction. Water was shut off. No mention of either until we were tied up at the slip.

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Really a very nice place to spend a week. Beautiful secure floating docks, friendly knowledgeable dock staff, new pool, spotless independent restroom/showers (6) in a very nice and friendly town. The town has a beautiful 1.5 mile river walk. Two of our favorite restaurants are O’Bricks on Main and Sage Brisket off 14th. Even on a -1’ minus tide we had 10’ of water all the way to the Marina, including the Marina Docks. 5 Star.

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Great stay at Twin Dolphins Marina! Pretty much everything is new. Bathrooms are spacious and clean. Great help with lines upon arrival. Donna in the office was friendly and helpful

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With the new floating docks and the upgraded facilities this marina is by far the nicest in the area. The service is great, the amenities are excellent and the location can't be beat. We have lived aboard at Twin Dolphin Marina for 10 years and would highly recommend it to anyone. The River Walk and downtown area are an added bonus!

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Great location and very nice docks. Water, trash and wagons conveniently placed all around. I would definitely recommend keeping your boat here.

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Great stay as always but the WiFi didn’t Work

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Awesome marina. Staff very helpful and friendly. Facilities were nice and clean.

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Great place and more great renovations coming. Walk to restaurants and waterfront.

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Always great at this first class marina with many friendly co-workers.

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always a great stop.

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Easy check-in. Two gentlemen greeted us at our assigned slip, fastened our dock lines, & connected our power cord. The laundry, showers, pool, and facilities were immaculate and close to our slip. Staff and fellow boaters were friendly. Best Regards from Aldonza.

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Verified

Nice marina. Pier22 Restaurant on-site excellent. Old Main Street easy walking distance.

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Wow, one of the best marinas in Florida. I loved the pool and showers. Cool marina bar and lots of things to do downtown. The private bathroom was just like home. Great staff, made my wife, dog, and I feel very welcome. I would definitely stay again. Thanks guys.

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