Pelican Post

202 1st Street NorthBradenton Beach34217USA
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About Pelican Post

Pelican Post offers casual, suite-style accommodations at the heart of Bradenton Beach on Anna Maria Island. The smoke-free motel is a two-minute walk from the beach.

Guests have a number of accommodation types to choose from, including studio efficiencies, mini-apartments and two-room suites. All include a kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator, stove and cookware. Air conditioning and free Wi-Fi are provided.

Guests can explore Anna Maria Island on two wheels with the motel’s free bicycle hire service, while beach chairs, umbrellas and coolers are available for loan. The motel features a peaceful garden and provides allocated parking spaces.

Gas and charcoal grills are available for guests looking to cook out. Located nearby, Bridge Street houses a number of popular dining options, including Blue Marlin Restaurant, The Freckled Fin and Island Creperie.

Pelican Post is two minutes from the Historic Bridge Street Pier and three minutes from Bradenton Beach Marina. St. Petersburg and Tampa are less than an hour’s drive away.


202 1st Street North, Bradenton Beach, FL, 34217, USA
Telephone: +1(941)7782833 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00

Positive Reviews

At the heart of Bradenton Beach.

Past guests praise the location of the motel, describing the property as being in the heart of Bradenton Beach. The beach and pier are both less than a two-minute walk away, while Bridge Street, known for its restaurants and bars, is just around the corner.

Clean and cozy accommodations.

Guests generally enjoy their accommodations, reporting that rooms are clean and cozy. It has been suggested that there is a real Old Florida feel to the property, which proves popular with many guests. Additionally, guests like that bikes, beach chairs and umbrellas are available.

Friendly and knowledgeable staff.

The motel staff receives praise from guests for being friendly and knowledgeable. Many guests are happy to receive a warm welcome upon arrival, while employees are said to offer excellent advice when it comes to exploring the local area.

Negative Reviews

No electrical outlets in bathroom.

A number of guests have been disappointed that not all bathrooms are equipped with an electric outlet, leaving some to dry their hair in the living area or kitchen.

Rooms can be on the warm side.

During the summer months, guests report that rooms can be on the hotter side. Reports suggest that air conditioning units are not always able to fend off the stifling heat, while some rooms do not get any through breeze, even with doors and windows open.

No further issues reported.

So far, no other recent negative opinion has been expressed by guests about this hotel.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 59 reviews across the web
8.1 /10
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    8.0 /10
8.1 out of 10 based on 59 reviews