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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

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1111 Ritz Carlton Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The visit here was marvelous. .upon checking in we were greeted at door and offered champagne. . Love that! after a long fishing trip ....we had a little problem checking in which was cleared up quickly. ..the manager Ms. Miller was very apologetic she offered to has our fish cooked by their chef at no charge.. My husband and I... More 

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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The pool at the hotel proper and the pool and beach at the beach club are just different enough to make different experiences - one with the pool side service; the other with the Tiki Bar at the beach. Dinner at the beach club with the sunset can't be matched for ambiance. Nice local restaurants in walking distance as well.... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the club level floor and had a fabulous experience at this property. The club level amenities were excellent, from the lunch/snacks to the wines available. Our room was impeccable and had a gorgeous view of the pool and channel next to the hotel. We drove ourselves to the beach club which was a very fast and easy... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location within walking distance to downtown restaurants and other attractions. The shuttle to their beach club and the beach club experience were terrific; just what we needed to unwind. We found the service all around to be professional yet warm. We ate lunch at the pool, the beach and breakfast and dinner at the restaurant. The staff was friendly... More 

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Miami
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is very pretty and the staff is amazing, the rooms are outdated but comfy but they are about to start remodeling any day now. Beware of booking during the construction, they say they will be done by October 2015. They supply filtered water in the rooms because the tap water on Florida's West coast might as well be... More 

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Damien O, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, responded to this review

Dear Passport66, Thank you for your recent review and kind comments regarding the service you received from our ladies and gentlemen and our facilities overall. Please accept my sincerest apology for the disappointments you described. Your constructive feedback is appreciated and a valuable tool to improve our facilities and our future will be guided by your helpful comments moving forward.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably been to this establishment on at least 8 trips over the years as love the area. Always stay on the concierge level and have previously had an enjoyable time. Now this was a last minute booking and at $1000.00 plus a night(stayed for two nights) and in the height of season with very little notice, I was not expecting... More 

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Damien O, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, responded to this review

Dear selecthotels, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. Please accept my apology for the disappointments you described. Feedback is extremely important to us and how we learn in what areas we need to improve. If you have the time and would like to discuss this further, please feel free to contact my office at 941-309-2001. Best... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for Business Conference.....and it was most pleasurable! Superb Service! Attentive Staff who made all the difference in the world! Anything we needed was addressed timely and professionally.

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Thornton, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 4 nights and made our reservation well in advance. Unfortunately, we were not warned about the construction taking place through October. I discovered it only on my Marriott app one week before we left and it said "intermittent noise Mon-Fri 9am to 6pm." We called and were told it wouldn't be very disturbing and they would give... More 

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Damien O, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, responded to this review

Dear Chuck S, Thank you for taking the time to share your constructive comments with the Trip Advisor community. I was very sorry to hear of your disappointments. While my apology at this time cannot undo the past, my regret is sincere. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota. Best wishes, Damien O’Riordan... More 

Kissimmee, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from our 2 night stay. Overall an average experience. This is an honest review not to pinpoint anyone. Room Double club level room. Worst beds ever slept in. Same for the pillows. Even our 2 kids told us beds were bad. This is unacceptable in a room costing +$600 a night. Towels : for our entire stay... More 

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Damien O, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, responded to this review

Dear Kgac2015, Thank you for your recent review. While I was pleased you enjoyed our Beach Club located on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico on Lido Key, I was very sorry to hear of the disappointments you described. We truly value your constructive feedback and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Best wishes, Damien... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The poolside experience was excellent and close to the water. A nice touch was the hammocks interspersed in the tropical jungle on the way to the beach front. The food was pricey, however the bedding was excellent; crisp, white, clean, fresh. Overall an excellent experience visiting with my daughter.

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