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Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch

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6231 Lake Osprey Drive, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Traveling for a sporting event--hotel was clean and well located. Beds were rather comfy. Having mini fridge and microwave in room was a huge plus. The only thing that was weak was the AC in the room which made the room feel more humid than it should have. Otherwise, was impressed that this was a Holiday Inn--a nice surprise.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Rooms are quite spacious. Very friendly staff. Comfortable beds. Free Breakfast very good. Location is OK near several chain restaurants. free wifi very convenient. Coffee available 24 hours at the lobby

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The meeting rooms are comfortable, and provide enough room for business events. The plus is there is a restaurant on the premises, that is convenient for having time after events to grab a lunch or dinner!

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Surrey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We spent 4 nights here and we're very happy. Nice room in a good location ideal to explore the area. We ate 1 night in the restaurant which was fine. What more could we say.....? Sarasota is a wonderful area with great beaches, good shopping and lots of culture. Definitely worth a visit.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We booked this hotel through Priceline. Location and reviews were very positive. Upon checking in we were greeted by friendly staff and I must say the hotel lobby looked great and we had super expectations. Our room was on the top floor and when we opened the door we were hit by a mildew smell and the smell of what... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Dakota3496, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I certainly appreciate you taking the time to bring this matter to our attention. Guest comfort and safety are of the utmost concern to us and our hotels are committed to making every possible effort to provide a clean and secure environment. We take comments such as these... More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stayed here for a weekend trip to Sarasota for Orioles spring training. The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful and the room was clean and comfortable. It was also very conveniently located just off the highway so just about everything was within a 15-20 minute drive.

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I am very disappointed with this hotel. Little things mean a lot when you're traveling, especially on business. The fitness center doesn't open until 5:30 am. Those of you that have read my reviews know that I have to get up very early and believe that hotel fitness centers should be open 24/7 - period. Also, there is no coffee... More 

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rferguson, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

Hi, I am very sorry we did not meet your expectations. I am confused about several of the things you listed. Our fitness room is open 24 hours a day and accessible with your room key. My apologies if you were not told this. We do not put coffee out until between 6 and 6:30am, when our full service restaurant... More 

plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Staff was friendly--from housekeepers to front desk. David was especially helpful when making the reservation. Room was spotless. Only suggestions--brighter lighting in bathroom and complimentary breakfast.

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rferguson, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

Hi, I am very sorry we did not meet your expectations. I am confused about several of the things you listed. Our fitness room is open 24 hours a day and accessible with your room key. My apologies if you were not told this. We do not put coffee out until between 6 and 6:30am, when our full service restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Having just disembarked from a week cruise, the room seemed overly large. Check in was quick and easy. The original plan was for two nights, but we needed to leave early. No problem from the front office as they cancelled the second night. A wedding party booked a number of rooms, but we never heard them. Breakfast was just ok.

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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

You can't blame the staff for paper thin walls. That's why we bring earplugs. This seems to be a newer hotel, and the lobby was very welcoming. Sometimes it ends in the lobby, but in the case of this hotel it did not. I did not get the gentleman's name at the desk, but he set a very professional tone.... More 

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