Stay here again and again and again.... A review of Boca Raton Bridge Hotel
This review is a testament to the staff and atmosphere at the Bridge Resort. Our third visit to this hotel almost didn't happen this year. I went on-line to book a room as usual except they were booked for our travel dates! A call to the Radisson reservation line confirmed it - we had to look somewhere else for a place to stay. We searched and searched - read coments here on Tripadvisor about other hotels but we weren't really ready to give up on "our" place. So I called back and spoke to a nice guy who managed to wrangle a room for us at $189 a night. Well....it was more than we hoped to pay and didn't include breakfast (all our stays in the past have included it)....but it is "our" place so we booked it. After searching some more for other hotels at lower rates, my husband convinced me to call the hotel itself and speak with their in-house reservation desk. I did and I got the chance to speak with Heather. It was our lucky day! Or maybe it wasn't luck at all - during every stay at this hotel we've encountered superior staff who are always eager to help. Heather listened to my story and was quick to find a room for us at $119 a night that INCLUDED breakfast!
And she did it all with a smile - it made our vacation! That's what I have to say about the reservation process - let me say a bit about the hotel. We've always stayed on the ocean-view side, third floor. The room is comfortable and the balcony has enough room for the two of us to enjoy our breakfast out there. One contributor to this site mentioned that the rooms were dingy and that it ocean side was noisy but we don't agree. The rooms are moderatly decorated and clean - not dingy. Yes, you can hear the drawbridge as it goes up and down - good thing because we haven't tired of running to the balcony door to see it work! The Watercolors restaurant downstairs is next to the water and it's pure luxury to sit there during breakfast and watch the tropical fish swim below. We haven't tried out the pools, choosing instead to walk the short distance (through the parking lot, across the street and through a little park) to the quiet, barely inhabited beach. The concierge is great and the gift shop is cute. Taxis arrive on time and the hotel is always air-conditioned just right! We love this place and will stay here every chance we get!