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- Located about an hour from Tampa, on the west coast of Florida, Sarasota is a mix of beautiful beaches, historic landmarks, and cultural activities. If your main reason to visit is to enjoy a sun-soaked vacation by the beach, it is best to stay on one of the Keys, such as Lido Key or Siesta Key, as you’ll be within walking distance to the nearby beaches and won’t have to deal with parking.
- Siesta Key Beach has a lifeguard on duty all-year round, which is a key factor especially when traveling with children. There you’ll find several accommodation options, from motels (Gulfside Motel) to resorts (Lido Beach Resort).
- If budget is an issue, it is recommended that you opt for staying on the mainland, where you’ll still be about 15-20 minutes away from the most popular beaches, but for more affordable prices. Hotel Ranola, for instance, is near the main street in Sarasota, and tends to offer cheaper deals.
- If you want to escape the hassle of the major beach resorts/hotels in Sarasota, as well as the commotion downtown, consider heading to the nearby communities of Nokomis or Venice, which are way less crowded but still within driving distance from all the major attractions.
- In fact, downtown Sarasota is a great place to be based if you want to experience the art and culture scene of the area, as well as try different foods and be near the buzzing nightlife. The Westin Sarasota is a great affordable option just a couple of blocks from Main Street, where you’ll find great restaurants like Selva and Duval’s Fresh Local Food, but you can also find high-end hotels nearby, such as the Ritz-Carlton.
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Set sail to The Westin Sarasota and awaken your sense of wanderlust. Soaring over the Sarasota Bay and downtown, our hotel is situated moments from top destinations such as St. Armands Circle, Mote Marine Aquarium, Siesta Key Beach and Lido Key Beach. During your getaway, discover our hotel's intuitive amenities designed to enrich your well-being from the inside out. Enjoy an invigorating workout in our well-equipped fitness center before heading to our on-site spa, where you can restore your body with an array of skin treatments and soothing massages. Our signature restaurant offers soul-warming comfort food prepared with healthy ingredients, while our rooftop bar serves refreshing poolside cocktails while you're soaking up the sun. Rest well in our modern rooms and suites featuring cozy bedding, flat-panel TVs and floor-to-ceiling windows, creating an inviting ambiance. Whether you're visiting Florida for sunbathing or handshaking, your stay at The Westin Sarasota will redefine your perception of luxury. Check availability
Located on Sarasota Bay with Private Marina, lush tropical gardens nestled in Theater and Arts Cultural Center. Minutes away from white-sand beaches,World renowned shopping and Ringling CaDaZan and Museum. Ideal for business and pleasure. Check availability
Best Resort Hotel
When you stay at Lido Beach Resort in Sarasota, you'll be near the airport, just steps from Lido Beach and 14 minutes by foot from St. Armands Circle. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite. Check availability
When you stay at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach in Sarasota, you'll be on the waterfront, a 1-minute drive from Lido Beach and 6 minutes from St. Armands Circle. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite. Check availability
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Located in Sarasota (North Trail), Hyatt Place Sarasota/Bradenton Airport is within a 5-minute drive of John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Sarasota? This hotel has 850 square feet (79 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request). Check availability
Best Airport Hotel
The Hampton Inn and Suites Sarasota/Bradenton Airport is the first LEED Certified hotel in the Hampton Inn Family. The environmental friendly design and construction utilizes alternative energy sources to limit consumption of energy and water. Our green contributions extend to the hotel operations where recycled printed materials, environmentally sensitive cleaning solutions, and an in-house recycling program are utilized. Our guests can contribute to this environmental awareness by participating in our in-room recycling and linen reduction programs. To ensure clean air within the hotel, the Hampton Inn and Suites Sarasota/Bradenton Airport is a 100% Smoke Free facility. The four story hotel features 108 guest rooms and suites, and three meeting rooms. The design of the hotel is based on the historic Sarasota School of Architecture which features larger windows and more natural lighting elements and an attractive, native landscaping that was consistent with design. Despite our airport location, the energy saving building design ensures a nearly soundproof guest experience. The Hampton Inn and Suites Sarasota/Bradenton Airport is the only hotel to be located on the airport premises. Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service runs every hour from 7am-2pm daily within a 5 mile radius of hotel, and a real-time flight arrivals and departure monitor in the lobby provide stress reducing conveniences to assist our guests in transitioning from their hotel stay to flight. Our location is less than one mile from the most popular tourist attractions in Sarasota, the Ringling Complex which features the Ringling Art Musuem, the Ringling Circus Museum, and the Ringling Venetian Mansion Estate. Sarasota beaches, Lido Beach and Siesta Key, and nearby Longboat Key and Venice beaches all offer sugary white sand, 87 degree crystal blue waters, and the family friendly Gulf Coast waves. On the way to the beach is the popular St Armands circle, just over the bridge from Sarasota, offering the entire spectrum of shopping and dining, from the high end eateries and boutique shopping to beach bars and Souvenir shops. St. Armands is bustling with activity from mid-day to past mid-night. Sarasota is recognized as Florida's Cultural Coast and is home to a professional symphony, ballet and opera. In addition, more than 10 theaters and 30 art galleries are located in Sarasota. Most notable is the acoustic perfection of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, seating 1700. The vibrant Sarasota downtown area calendar of festivals, events, concerts and theatre productions is full year-round, and overflows during the February-April months with the Sarasota Film Festival, Baseball’s Spring Training Calendar, and Performing Arts venues offering near nightly entertainment. Check availability
Stay at the Days Inn Sarasota Bay hotel. Located near some of Floridas loveliest beaches, downtown Sarasota, Siesta Beach and Marina Jack, this lodging facility is also close to Sarasota Bay, St. Armands Circle, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Selby Botanical Gardens, Lido Beach and Ringling Museum. Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is just minutes away and there are several restaurants nearby as well. Each guest room boasts a terrace with beautiful views, mini-refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. Business travelers can avail of the copying, printing, and faxing services at the business center and computers are available for all guests to use. Start mornings off with complimentary continental breakfast, and enjoy complimentary wireless Internet access. This lodging facility also offers a year-round outdoor pool, complimentary parking including parking for large vehicles, and pets are welcome for a nominal fee. Check availability
The Sleep Inn Sarasota North hotel in Sarasota, IL will give you a simply stylish experience. Located at the main entrance of the Sarasota Airport, this pet-friendly hotel is located near the Cultural District, University of South Florida, St. Armands Circle, Siesta Key, Mote Marine Laboratory and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Enjoy amenities like free deluxe continental breakfast, free WiFi, free parking, business center with copy and fax services, guest laundry facility. Rooms feature a flat-screen TV, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. Some rooms have a refrigerator and microwave. Also, earn rewards including free nights and gift cards with our Choice Privileges Rewards program. Pet Accommodation 20.00 per pet per night. Designated rooms. Dogs only. Pet Limit 2 pets up to 40 lbs. 100.00 refundable deposit. Hotel entrance right across from the main entrance to Sarasota Bradenton International Airport. 100.00 refundable deposit is required for cash paying guests and reservations booked with third party booking engines. Check availability
Best rooms in Sarasota
Discover the new standard of vacation ownership at Hyatt Siesta Key Beach- A Hyatt Residence Club, just minutes away from the art and cultural hub of Sarasota, Florida. The beachfront residences provide superior amenities, luxurious accommodations and unparalleled service. Spend the day on the beach or poolside in a private cabana. Watch the sunset over the Gulf of Mexico from your private terrace or the beachfront fire pit. Check availability
Best Hotel Building
If you’re looking for top quality without breaking the bank, consider Homewood Suites by Hilton Sarasota Lakewood Ranch. This high-tech and high-rated trendy hotel has all the comforts of home, with an added touch of luxury. You’ll be steps away from an abundance of premier shopping and dining at the Mall at UTC, as well as world renowned rowing, biking and walking trails at Nathan Benderson Park. Did we mention we offer free mountain bike rentals onsite? Spacious suites offer fully equipped kitchens, sofa beds, free Wi-Fi and the ability to control everything from room temperature and lighting to streaming Netflix on the flat screen TV, all directly from the Hilton Honors app. An evening social featuring light fare, beer and wine is offered Monday through Wednesday and a hot and healthy breakfast is available daily. Enjoy the sunshine with our outdoor pool, Sport Court and patio with BBQ grills. A fitness center, business center and 24/7 Suite Shop are also onsite. Check availability
Best Designer Vibe
Hotel Indigo Sarasota is a 95-room boutique hotel located in the Rosemary district of Downtown Sarasota featuring two hot and cold spa-inspired wading pools on a beautiful outdoor patio, a business center and health and fitness center, free parking, complimentary Wi-Fi and 1,200-square foot meeting and event space. The intimate hotel offers a locally authentic stay, from the artwork and furniture to locally sourced foods. Check availability