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Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8305 Tourist Center Drive, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34201 (Formerly Comfort Suites Sarasota / University Park)
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Lakewood Ranch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint John, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars NEW

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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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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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 

New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was my family's 2nd visit to this wonderful hotel. We were staying here while visiting family and vacationing. Once again, we were pleased with the facility and staff. Matt and Carrie at the front desk were absolutely amazing. They both bring their "A" game every day. They are great examples of excellent customer service. They both went above and... 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. It is because of our staff that we are an award winning property and... More 

Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This was a very nice [place to stay, very neat and clean, friendly staff, very helpful. Closee to many things, right across from the airport, a short drive to downtown Sarasota and Lido key, about 30 min from siesta key.

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

Thank you for taking the time to evaluate our property. We are and award winning hotel and it is our goal to create raving guest. 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. Thank you again... More 

Kissimmee, Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
49 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stayed here for one night using a free night Marriott certificate. The front desk clerks were very friendly and helpful. We got the room type we requested on the 4th floor, king bed. It was very large and clean. The bathroom had plenty of storage and vanity space. There was a microwave, small fridge, and coffee maker to the... 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. 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. Please email me on your next stay with us. I will make sure that the... More 

Yardley, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This is our second time staying at this hotel. What's to say? The staff is friendly, willing to make your stay comfortable, the location is perfect - close to the new UTC mall, close to I-75, and close to your soon-to-be home in Lakewood Ranch. The rooms are good-sized, clean, and quiet. And, right next to the "World of Beer".... 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. We always welcome again and appreciate our repeat guest. 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 again soon! Sincerely, Management More 

Fruit Cove, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stayed two nights in October for our son's lacrosse tournament, and we have nothing negative to say. The Oktoberfest celebration next door was terribly loud outside, but in our room, we couldn't hear a thing. As promised by the front desk, the party was shut down promptly at the specified time - while the noise didn't affect us, it... More 

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Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch. 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 hotel. Your feedback... More 

Orlando, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

We spent Thanksgiving night at this hotel this past week and really enjoyed our stay; especially after a long day of holiday festivities. I spend many nights per year with Marriott brand hotels throughout the year on business travel and this was by far the best Courtyard I've visited. It's a very new hotel which explains why it was so... 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. It is because of our stay that we are award winning and provide unforgettable service. 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... More 

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the property over Thanksgiving weekend. Property is very nice and in a great location but our particular room had some issues. We did not go to management to complain about anything as we considered these a bit minor to complain about. 1.When we returned on Thanksgiving we received a note under our door saying that house keeping honored... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to evaluate our property here at University Park/Lakewood Ranch area. We are sorry to hear that you did not have a 10 stay with us. Here at the Courtyard we provide award winning service. We always have a Manager on duty and we strive to make your stay unforgettable. We want you to be... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I stayed for one week and was very impressed with the consistent efforts of the friendly and helpful staff; the great location which was in walking distance to restaurants, shops and about 20mins from the airport by car; and the hotel's amenities which included a gym, swimming pool/spa and firepit in the courtyard. My Kingsize bedroom was spacious and well... More 

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

Dear Jan M, Thank you very much for your review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed every aspect of your stay. Your comments about our team made our day. Especially, Michael at the Bistro was thrilled. Thank you again and we look forward to have you with us again soon. Sincerely, Jan Stanek More 

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Additional Information about Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area

Address: 8305 Tourist Center Drive, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34201 (Formerly Comfort Suites Sarasota / University Park)
Location: United States > Florida > Lakewood Ranch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area 3*
Number of rooms: 134
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Also Known As:
Comfort Suites Sarasota / University Park Hotel University Park
Comfort Suites University Park
University Park Comfort Suites

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