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Holiday Inn Sarasota - Airport

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8009 15 Street East, Sarasota, FL 34243
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First off the front desk staff here were amazing!! Amazing customer service and super friendly. The down side is the rooms, they would be just as great as the staff if they were kept up. The handle fell off in the shower, the sink retained water, there was food stuck to the ceiling, lots of scrapes and dents in the... More

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dennisyellowstone, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I have contacted our outside pool service with your comments about the chlorine. The company has been doing an outstanding job and I will follow up with a personal conversation with them. We are presently going through a detailed cleaning/maintenance project with every room in the hotel. I personally will be inspecting each room to... More

Dunedin, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is one of the best hidden secrets of Sarasota....not just for value but one of the nicest hotel off the beaten path with the best customer service. The customer service provided by Andrew at the front desk was outstanding. He was very accommodating with my requests. Later in the day he checked with me if everything was OK.... More

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dennisyellowstone, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Airport, responded to this review

thank you for taking the time to share your comments. Andrew is a valued employee and he does a great job at customer service. We are pleased you enjoy our hotel and look forward to your return visit should you be in the area again. Dennis L. Patrick General Manager More

Holmes Beach, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is our once a month get away. It has a pool, sauna and steam room plus a fire pit. The staff including the restaurant staff are super friendly and helpful. We always go to get away from people since are business is people but end up meeting someone at the bar or poolside to have a great conversation... More

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dennisyellowstone, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Airport, responded to this review

thank you for your positive comments. On your visit, please ask for me. I would like the pleasure of meeting you since your frequent us so often. I will share your comments with the staff. We work hard together as a team to make your stay more enjoyable. Sincerely, Dennis L. Patrick General Manager More

Yuma, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is updated and very clean. It has a restaurant and is nice as well. All the staff was super friendly and willing to give advice on where we could go and what we should visit while we were there. I would definitely stay there again on any future visit to Sarasota

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dennisyellowstone, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. I share all comments with the staff and it is enlightening that we have so many positive comments about our property. We strive for excellence and it is nice when we see results such as yours. We look forward to seeing you again. Dennis L. Patrick General Manager More

Tampa, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must say me and my wife were impressed, The hotel was very clean, the room was very nice and breakfast at the restaurant was delicious, we ordered from the menu. however they do have a buffet.There is also a firepit and They have little cabanas that connect to the pool, sauna, gym and jacuzzi. I must great place for... More

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dennisyellowstone, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. it is always a pleasure knowing when we have done well to service our guests in a positive way. Your comments will be shared with all staff members. Dennis L. Patrick General Manager More

Orlando, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our 3rd year in a row staying there. Love how close is to Siesta Key and St. Armand. Price is great. Unfortunately this time was not perfect like previous stays. Bathroom sink was clogged so we reported it right away that afternoon when we checked in. Next day went to Front Desk and reported it again. The night... More

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dennisyellowstone, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to post them. I apologize that your sink was not taken care of when you had reported it. I will pass this on to our front desk staff as well as Maintenance Department. We strive for excellence and obviously failed to make the situation right. If you have a moment... More

South Florida, Florida
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
14 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is our 3rd time staying here in 2 years. The location is great, rooms are spacious and impeccable, very new accommodations and wonderful staff. All three times I have stayed, I have had the same gripes - 1. the bathroom lighting NEEDS to be better & 2. they NEED more luggage carts. Even the front desk has acknowledged this... More

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dennisyellowstone, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We are researching was to improve the lighting. the special lighting comes on gradually. I admit the instant lighting on some bathrooms with the standard 4 bulbs is great but they would not fit our decorating pattern. We will keep this mind for future reference. We have two luggage carts... More

Niagara Falls, New York, Usa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My family and I recently enjoyed a wonderful stay at the Holiday Inn Sarasota-Airport. The hotel was lovely and the rooms were beautiful, but the staff is what made our stay the most enjoyable. The entire staff was friendly and accommodating. One waitress, Tracy, went over and above to make sure we had everything we needed, including several suggestions on... More

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dennisyellowstone, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Airport, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We take a lot of pride in our level of service and quality of the rooms and property. On an average, most guests will only comment if they have a complaint so it is always a pleasure to hear the good comments on our property. We average only a 2%... More

Clearwater, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The room was very clean. Helpful staff. Andrew at front desk very helpful. The rates we're good too.It was nice to find a hotel that has old fashion customer service.It makes a good get away. Worth the stop

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dennisyellowstone, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Airport, responded to this review

We are pleased that you had an exciting and relaxing stay. I will share your comments with the staff and personally thank the individual employee named. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Thank you again for your comments. Dennis l. patrick General Manager More

colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We chose this hotel because of the proximity to my in-laws house. It seemed like a decent hotel until this unfortunate incident occurred. My two boys (ages 16 and 15) ordered room service. Upon eating his chicken fingers one of my son's discovered a dead cricket underneath the lettuce. He called the kitchen and they thought he was joking and... More

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dennisyellowstone, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Airport, responded to this review

My sincere apologies if you have misunderstood out intentions. While I was trying to explain the process of this has all happened, I obviously failed to read how upset you were. I was not making light of the subject but explaining how this may have happened. As explained during our conversation, we just experienced a full hotel of kids running... More

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Address: 8009 15 Street East, Sarasota, FL 34243
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Sarasota - Airport 3*
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The Holiday Inn Sarasota Bradenton Airport is a 135 room premier boutique hotel in the heart of Sarasota and Bradenton. Chic, contemporary decor, and an unsurpassed range of amenities, it is ideal for sophisticated business and leisure travelers.The Holiday Inn Sarasota Bradenton Airport Restaurant and Lounge features dining al fresco under the blue skies and exquisite cuisine, deliciously created. The rooms and suites are spacious, state-of-the-art amenities such as 36" flat-panel TV and free Wi-Fi. The Holiday Inn Sarasota Bradenton Airport offers exceptional event facilities for groups of 10 to 200, enjoy convenient access to venues of Sarasota and Bradenton. Relax in our indoor pool or work-out in our fitness facility. Explore the best from golf, shopping at St Armands Circle, restaurants and the beautiful white sandy beaches of Siesta Key, Lido Beach, Longboat Key and Anna Maria Island. Hotel is adjacent to the Sarasota Bradenton International Convention Center and attractions such as: Ringling Museum of Art, Asolo Theatre, VanWezel Performing Arts, & Mote Marine. Located within a few miles of University of South Florida, New College, and Ringling College of Art. Neighboring corporate offices are: Sun Hydraulics, Honeywell, Chris Craft, Pierce Manufacturing, Rectrix Air, Volo Air, Dolphin Aviation, Siemens, and Lockheed Martin. We guarantee you will have an memorable experience, that will meet and exceed your expectations. ... more   less 
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