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Ramada Sarasota

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7150 North Tamimai Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243 (Formerly Sarasota Hotel & Marina)
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Ranked #34 of 48 hotels in Sarasota
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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St. Petersburg, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were only supposed to stay 1 night and instead it turned into a nice three day mini vacation! The hotel waterside has the rooms literally 10 steps from the sea wall and water. The pool is built into the sea wall and the tiki bar and restaurant serve food right at the pool. I felt like i was in... More

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has been remodeled, the staff was friendly and accommodating. The pool is wonderful, and the views are the best. The breakfast was yummy, and the restaurant on site is very good. The pool bar looks fun, but I don't partake, however, it was low key and not a bother.

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GMRamadaSarasota, Owner at Ramada Sarasota, responded to this review

Dear Judi, thank you for taking the time to write this review about the Ramada Waterfront Sarasota. I am glad you had an "Excellent Stay" and we hope to see you again in the coming future. Sincerely, Navid Kichi More

Cocoa, FL
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointed in the cost of leaving our boat on the dock. They wanted $50.00 just to park our boat overnight. We've been all over Florida and left our boat at hotel docks all over with no cost. $50.00 is way excessive. Made our weekend much more complicated. Rooms are a little dated but our rooms were clean and well... More

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GMRamadaSarasota, Owner at Ramada Sarasota, responded to this review

Dear Lagboat, Thank you for your review. I am sorry you felt the dockage fees were excessive. We actually charge a slight discount in comparison to our neighbors Sarabay Marina. I am happy thought that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the compliment about our clean rooms. Sincerely, Navid Kichi More

New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed on the 2nd floor, no elevator so I had to carry my luggage up the stairs. Loud music played by young adults right outside my room! Dead roaches in the light in the bathroom, old dirty furniture, old box tv, dirty carpet, tiny bugs on the desk by the door, and when I told the 2 guys at the... More

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GMRamadaSarasota, Owner at Ramada Sarasota, responded to this review

Dear Kristane U, I am sorry if your stay was anything less than satisfactory. I am sorry about the guests in the room next to you being loud. If the front desk would have been informed we would have made sure they kept it down. We have very stern noise rules that we follow for the comfort of all guests.... More

St. Petersburg, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The front desk was so helpful and nice at finding us a rental car at the last minute and directions to the beach which was only a 10 minute drive. Tom the manager even made sure that everything was done and personally gave us his number in case we needed anything more. They employees made our trip very nice. The... More

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Address: 7150 North Tamimai Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243 (Formerly Sarasota Hotel & Marina)
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
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Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Sarasota 3*
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Enjoy the splendor of warm tropical breezes, sparkling waters and dazzling sunsets of the Ramada Waterfront located on Sarasota Bay in Sarasota, Florida. The hotel, banquet rooms, restaurant, Tiki Bar and heated outdoor swimming pool all have spectacular views of the marina. The Ramada Waterfront Sarasota is convenient to Florida's gulf coast beautiful white sand beaches including Siesta Key Beach, Lido Key and Anna Maria Island. The full service Ramada Waterfront has 85 comfortable and well-appointed guest rooms and suites. Amenities include free WiFi throughout the hotel and free parking. With over 9,000 square feet of flexible function space, the hotel is ideal for meetings, banquets weddings and other special events for up to 700 people. ... more   less 
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