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Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area

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8305 Tourist Center Drive, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34201
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
CLRD4TO Stuart, FL
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stuart, FL
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113 reviews 113 reviews
20 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice and clean hotel. We just wanted to get out of town for a couple days and do a couple tourist things. Hotel was sold out but our room was ready and just as expected. Large, with coffee maker, fridge and well appointed. Decent wifi coverage. Large lobby area with a Bistro Cafe. Didn't eat here but had a... More 

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jstanek, General Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Dear CLRD4TO, Thank you very much for review on Trip Advisor for your recent visit to the Courtyard Sarasota – University Park Area. Your opinion is very important to us. We are constantly striving to make the best guest experiences and I truly thank you for your comments. We look forward to having another opportunity to be your home away... More 

Pompano Beach, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is nothing ever exciting about a Courtyard. This property certainly fits that mould. The room was large with a small seating area. The bed while comfortable, was right up against the AC unit. Needless to say the sound and sensation did not make for a good nights rest.

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jstanek, General Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Dear Ringsy, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area through the Trip Advisor. With a mission to provide superior customer service, we take great pride in serving your needs and are sorry to hear that we have not met your expectations with location of our ac units. As a valued customer, your feedback... More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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267 reviews 267 reviews
59 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 4 nights on a tour of Florida,very impressed by the whole set up, nice rooms very clean v comfortable beds plus fridge and microwave, good Bistro food reasonably priced. Staff very helpful. Location next to I 75 exit opposite a new large mall which has good restaurants and there are plenty of other eateries around. Easy to... More 

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jstanek, General Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Dear William, Thank you very much for your glowing review. Our team really appreciates your comments and your recommendation. Hopefully, we get to see you again when you back in the area. Thank you again, Jan Stanek General Manager More 

Lakeland, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed at this property for a wedding and found my stay to be quite enjoyable. The courtyard is located just off of I-75 and has many shopping and dining options. The property has a pool, hot tub, and fire pit that are well maintained. There is no valet, but I found parking to be sufficient. The lobby is... More 

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jstanek, General Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Dear Adam J, I just wanted to take this time to personally thank you for writing review for your recent visit to the Courtyard Sarasota – University Park Area. I'm happy to hear that your stay was enjoyable and that you had a good time while attending a wedding. I hope to have you with us again in the future.... More 

Sacramento, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
31 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Was visiting Sarasota to attend a show. This Courtyard is located right off the freeway (75) and close to a few huge shopping malls and restaurants. It is very quiet and well run. A strip mall next door contain some great take out options which you can enjoy on the hotel's outdoor patio. The rooms are very clean and modern.... More 

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alb111111, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Thank... More 

Skowhegan, Maine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have spent quite a few nights at this hotel and it is consistently EXCELLENT. The rooms are exceptionally comfortable and SPOTLESSLY clean...I was a maid all the way through college, and I always notice that! The Managing Housekeeper deserves a raise! She is on top of it! The front desk is unfailingly courteous, welcoming, and helpful. Sunny is the... More 

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Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. It is because of our staff that we are an award winning property and... More 

Fruitland Park, Florida
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159 reviews 159 reviews
51 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Stayed here for 15 nights , while opening a big box store in the area! Location was perfect tons of restaurants, shopping, workout places you name it was in the location, walkable also! The staff was amazing made my stay pleasant and made me feel like at home:) the girls at the bistro where soooo nice and friendly professional too!... More 

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Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. It is because of our staff that we are an award winning property and... More 

Lakeland, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
14 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My wife and I spent a couple of nights here recently as our 'normal' hotel, the Holiday Inn, Lakewood Ranch, was booked up. What a nice surprise staying here. It's a Marriott, so you get everything you'd expect from such a well-run brand, but the location is great. The Holiday Inn is across I-75 but this resort is right in... More 

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alb111111, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area. We are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. It looks like we have created another fan. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Thank you again for your time and come visit us... More 

Saint John, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Beyond polite, friendly, desk staff. I never realized how important that was. When it is a Marriott, you know it is gonna be clean. And it did not disappoint. We had just gotten off a cruise, everything was sold out in Florida, and we get to spend 4 weeks total in Feb. There was a small noise issue with workers... More 

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Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. It is because of our staff that we have earned the Platinum status in... More 

California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Fairly new, clean and up to date hotel. Comfortable beds, very good housekeeping. Had room with 2 queens and sofa bed for family of 5, so worked out great. Location is very good - very close to I-75, new mall and lots of shopping and restaurants in the area. Good value for the price. Definitely recommend.

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Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Thank... More 

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