Select heat/cool and press up or down for desired temperature. Select Auto or On. Do not turn A/C below 72 degrees as it may cause the unit to malfunction and stop working. To ensure your desired result keep all doors and windows closed while A/C is on. Be sure to make sure the unit is in Cool or Heat if a temperature change is desired. The fan function only circulates the air.
To set the alarm, press and hold the sleep button and set the time you want the alarm to go off. Slide the alarm selector to Radio or Buzzer.
While unplugged, set blender container into base, place liquid or soft ingredients into blender and place the lid on securely. Plug in & press the desired settings on the panel to start.
Insert filter in the top opening by sliding to the right. Empty entire contents of coffee provided and close the lid. Packet makes 10 cups. Life the back opening and fill with water. Press On/Off.
Fill main detergent cup located on the side of the front door with dish-washing powder or tabs provided and slide closed. Close door and turn button to desired wash. Slide the lever to start the dishwasher. Do not use liquid soap, as this will cause the dishwasher to overflow.
Locate the fire extinguisher in your unit hall closet. Pull the pin and squeeze handle. Spray back and forth in a sweeping motion at the base of the fire. If unable to contain the fire CALL 911 (Dial 8 then 911)
Remove hair-dryer from the wall. Press the ON button, the select high or low. If it does not work, try pushing the ‘reset’ button on the plug in the outlet.
Your refrigerator is equipped with an ice maker. To make ice, lower the handle or make sure the switch is on.
Fill the iron with water and turn the knob to the desired temperature. Please use the ironing board for all ironing.
Open the door and place food onto the glass plate. (Do not place cups of water, foil, metal or plastic inside microwave.) Press cook time then enter desired minutes and press start.
With the mixer unplugged, insert the beaters. Aim beaters into bowl and plug cord into wall. Turn the mixer on to the desired speed. Unplug before ejecting the beaters.
Place food inside on middle rack. (Do not place paper products or plastic inside the oven). Turn knobs to set desired temperature and press start. For timed cook, press cook time then use up/down buttons for desired cook time then press start.
Place bread or bagel into slots. Set desired color and push down lever. Toast will automatically popup when ready.
In an effort to conserve and protect Florida’s natural resources, Via Roma is GOING GREEN! We have many Green Practices in place, which give you the opportunity to participate as well.
Everyone at Via Roma Beach Resort is dedicated to delivering the best vacation experience possible. The following services are available by dialing Ext. 0 or stopping by the Guest Services desk located in the lobby.
After Hours Emergencies
Your safety and security is our highest priority. Please make sure your door is securely locked when you leave. For resort emergencies after hours please call our nighttime security service at 1-904-253-0287 6 pm to 8 am. Emergencies are considered lockouts, flood, fire, etc. Non-emergencies will be handled the following morning.
Airline Boarding Passes
Please bring your confirmation information to Guest Services and the associate will print out your boarding pass.
Fax service is available at the Guest Services. To receive a fax, the fax number for the Resort is 941-778-1780. Retrieve incoming faxes at the Guest Services.
Lost and Found
Contact the Guest Services at Ext. 200 or 0
Please help us protect your property. We suggest that you do not leave valuables unsecured in your room. We will not assume responsibility for stolen items.
Mail may be placed in the mailbox outside of the office. Be sure to do so before 11 am.
A flashing light on your telephone indicates a message is waiting. To retrieve messages Dial 250 and follow the prompts. 1 = yes, 2 = no.
Newspaper machines are available outside of the office free of charge.
Our Housekeeping Department takes great pride in the quality of their work in your unit. We are dedicated to making your stay as enjoyable as possible. If, for any reason, our cleanliness does not meet your satisfaction, please call Guest Services by dialing Ext. 0 or 200, so that we may correct any deficiencies.
Via Roma Beach Resort is participating in an effort to help conserve water and provide you with a more environmentally friendly resort. We offer you the option of reusing your towels and linens. On Wednesday’s at 11am we offer a towel exchange. Place any towels you would like to exchange in your laundry basket outside of your unit for replenishment.
Pool towels are not exchanged during your stay. You may wash them as you see fit or dry them on the drying rack provided in your room. Please do not place towels over the railings.
NOTE: The only exception is if you are staying 2 or more weeks. Please make arrangements with housekeeping.
Guest staying 6 or more days will receive a maid service between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm on Tuesdays for units 1-15 and Wednesday for units 16-28. Maid service consists of trash removal, wiping down bathroom surfaces, sweeping, vacuuming, and changing sheets. Housekeeping with not remove personal items from surfaces, so if you would like this service please remove your items prior to 10 am on your assigned day. This includes the bed as well. Personal pillows and blanket, etc must be removed. Please note this service is done separately from your towel service. Your towel service will be preformed first, then your maid service.
If you would like to receive an additional maid service during your stay, there is a $55 charge payable in advance.
Below we have listed some important local phone numbers you might need while you are vacationing with us on Bradenton Beach. Local Hospitals, airlines, transportation, etc…
Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport
6000 Airport Cir, Sarasota, FL 34243
St. Petersburg Airport
14700 Terminal Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33762
Tampa International Airport
4100 George J Bean Pkwy, Tampa, FL 33607
Air France: 800.992.3932
Airtran Airways: 866.247.2428
America Airlines: 800.428.4322
Delta Airlines: 888.750.3284
Frontier Airlines: 800.432.1359
Southwest Airlines: 800.435.9792
United Express: 800.428.4322
Virgin Atlantic Airlines: 800.862.8621
Diplomat Taxi: 877.859.8933
Bruce’s Taxi: 941.755.6070
Yellow Cab of Bradenton: 941.748.4800
Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 813.396.4000
Budget Car: 941.746.2130
Local Hospitals/Urgent Care Facilities
Please contact Guest Services if you should need directions. Emergencies dial 8+911
Blake Medical Center
2020 59th St, W Bradenton
Manatee Memorial Hospital
206 2nd St E, Bradenton
Pinnacle Medical Center
315 75th St W, Bradenton
Bradenton Urgent Care
4647 Manatee Ave, Bradenton
3900 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach
611 Manatee Ave, Holmes Beach
Anna Maria Island Shops, 3200 East Bay Drive, Holmes Beach
3260 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach
Harry’s Corner Store
5600 Gulf Of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key
6701 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton
Our Address: 2408 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
Check-in and check-out information:
Check-in: 4 pm
Check-out: 10 am
Should you lose your key card, please notify Guest Services immediately so that your lock may be re-coded. For your safety and security, I.D. will be required to have a new key made. Please return your key card to Guest Services upon check-out.
Each registered unit will receive one parking permit upon check-in. Any vehicle in our parking lot without a permit will be subject to towing at owner’s expense. Boats, trailers and RVs are not allowed in the parking lot.
Unfortunately, pets are not permitted on site. Service animals, however, are permitted. Please contact Guest Services for information about pet boarding.
Via Roma Beach Resort is pleased to offer a variety of resort amenities to make your vacation experience even more enjoyable.
Swimming Pool & Spa | open until Midnight
Please note there is no lifeguard on duty, and adults must supervise children. For safety, absolutely NO glass bottles or containers are allowed on the pool deck. Safety equipment and life preservers should never be used for play. Please note the maintenance team reserves the right to close the pool and spa at anytime for your safety.
For your convenience, Housekeeping has provided your unit with 4 pool towels if in a ONE bedroom and 6 pool towels if in a TWO bedroom. Any missing or damaged towels will incur a $15 charge. **Please note that these towels are non-exchangeable during towel service.
Please visit our Guest Services for guest favorites and employee picks OR look through the restaurant binder displaying menus from the area.
The front office has several board games and movies that you may check out at no charge during office hours. There is a selection of books in Guest Laundry that you may borrow or trade for one that you have just finished reading.
There are two gas grills located by the spa and one gas grill located behind the Garden Building. Grills are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please return the grill to its original condition when finished for other guests to use. **You must turn the timer on the gas tank on before you are able to light the grill**
Our laundry facilities are located behind the Garden Units on a first come, first served basis.
We urge you to adhere to these basic rules. Please brief everyone in your party as to the following Via Roma Rules and Regulations.
Welcome to your home away from home. Vacation is a time for fun and relaxation, however, just like at your home, safety and security begins with you. It is our goal that your time spent with us is an enjoyable one, which also means feeling safe and secure. Here are a few safety tips we’d like you to follow:
Inside Your room
On and Off the Property
If you cannot leave your room please follow these steps:
Resort Number: 941-778-6691
Guest Services: Ext. 0 or 200
Emergencies: 98+ 911
Room to Room
Dial the three digit room number. Example, unit 1=101 unit 11=111
Local Calls: 8+ Number
Information: 8 + 411
Long Distance Calls
You will need a *pre-paid calling card: Dial 8 + 1 + Area Code + Number
You will need a *pre-paid calling card: Dial 8 + 011 + Country Code + City Code + Number
Dial 250, listen to the prompts. When asked if you would like to listen to the messages press (1). To delete messages press (2).
4960 Conference Way North, Suite 100
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Main Telephone: 561-912-8000
Main Facsimile: 561-912-7940
Hours of Operation: 8 am – 9 pm (Monday-Friday); 9 am – 5:30 pm (Saturday)
Main Telephone: 800-456-2582
BLUEGREEN VACATION RENTALS DEPARTMENT
Department Specialist: 800-456-0009
BLUEGREEN VACATION CLUB™
Owner Reservations: 800-456-2582
Below is the list of local channels available:
2: TV GUIDE
3: WEDU PBS
4: WTOG CW
5: WFFTT UNIMAS
6: WTTA MYTV
7: WWSB ABC
8: WFLA NBC
9: BAY NEWS 9
10: WTSP CBS
11: WFTS ABC
13: WTVT FOX
15: WVEA UNIVISION
17: WXPX ION
31: SUN SPORTS
35: ANIMAL PLANET
37: FOX NEWS
39: FOX SPORTS FL
49: TV LAND
52: ABC FAMILY
56: FOOD NETWORK
58: CARTOON NETWORK
61: COMEDY CENTRAL
95: JEWELRY TV
97: WRMD TELEMUNDO
Your vacation suite includes the following amenities:
For your convenience we provide each unit with a starter pack of coffee. Should you need more please alert the housekeepers during your towel service. Additionally, Guest Services provides FREE coffee from 8AM-12PM in the front office.
For questions regarding housekeeping services or room inventory or please contact Guest Services at extension 200 or 0
Do not set the temperature below 72 degrees F as it will freeze the A/C unit. Front doors and windows must be closed for the A/C to function properly.
Safes are located in the hall or bedroom closet. To operate the safe please follow these instructions:
The safe will display “–CLOSE-“as the motor is locking the door. When door is completely closed the safe will display “–CLOSED-“.
To open the safe:
The wireless internet access is provided FREE of charge by Via Roma to the registered guests.
How to get connected to the internet:
***Please note this is a FREE Wi-Fi internet service provided by Via Roma. There is NO tech support with issues related to performance of computer and/or technical difficulties***
Dear Resort Guest,
We’re delighted that you’ve chosen to share happiness with your loved ones during your stay at this unique Bluegreen Vacations resort. We also hope your vacation provides you with many opportunities to share time together, smiles and memories with your family and friends.
We hope you’ll take advantage of all that Via Roma Beach Resort has to offer, including our beachfront pool, hot tub, shuffleboard game and more! We know you will enjoy this area, which is home to sun-drenched golden beaches, great shopping, dining and a variety of entertainment.
Make yourselves at home, and remember we are prepared to do whatever we can to ensure your stay is enjoyable.
The Management and Staff at Via Roma Beach Resort
Surrounded by the bustling tourist cities of Tampa, Orlando and Sarasota, you’re just a short drive away from an action-packed day. But when you want to relax, Anna Maria Island is the place to be. With miles of pristine white beaches and softly swaying palms, the pace is as gentle as the ocean breezes. Take a look! Here’s a sneak peek at some of the exciting activities and adventures you and your family can enjoy while visiting Bradenton Beach, FL.
Rosa Fiorelli Winery
Gamble Plantation Historic Park
941-388-4441 or 800-691-6683 (Sarasota)
Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Mixon Fruit Farms
South Florida Museum
Lowry Park Zoo
Universal and Islands of Adventure
Desoto Square Mall
Prime Ellenton Outlets
Red Barn Flea Market
Village of the Arts
St. Armand’s Circle
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Gulf Drive Café
900 Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach
5315 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach
Mr. Bones BBQ
3007 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach
Sign of the Mermaid
9707 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria
100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria
Minnie’s Beach Café
5360 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach
Oma’s Pizza and Italian Restaurant
201 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach
Sharky’s Sea Grill
2519 Gulf Dr N, Holmes Beach
5318 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach
5346 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach
Bridge Tender Inn & Dockside Bar
135 Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach
Island Time Bar& Grill
111 Gulf Drive S, Bradenton Beach
Rod and Reel Pier
875 N Shore Dr, Anna Maria
5337 Gulf Dr StE 500, Holmes Beach
Seafood Shack Marina, Bar and Grill
4110 127th St W, Cortez
Great local spots picked by the employees
6100 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton
Fire & Stone Pizza
10519 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton
Hacienda Mexican Grill and Cantina
6713 14th Street West, Bradenton
Village Idiot Pizzeria
11904 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton
Kelsey’s on Cortez
7020 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton
101 7th St N, Bradenton Beach
Cast N’ Cage
200 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach
3240 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach
Habanero’s Mexican Grill
5120 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton
3801 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton
Joe’s Eats & Sweets
219 Gulf Drive S, Bradenton Beach
4500 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton
Get the Scoop, Big Olaf Creamery
103 Gulf Drive N # B