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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   1111 Ritz Carlton Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Ranked #7 of 48 hotels in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Preston, lancashire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited for 12 nights in July . On arrival we were a little disappointed that the club room we usually upgrade to was now £100 extra per night and that there was now a 'resort fee' of $24 per day, any way we love the hotel and club level so we just agreed and went for a drink in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We will shortly be making our third visit in three years. Fabulous hotel, great service from friendly courteous staff and in Sarasota ! Three out of three can't be bad. William & Margaret, London, England

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have stayed at this hotel many times, but I must say that this visit was better than all those in the past. It is clearly apparent that the staff have really stepped it up. The service has been excellent, from the restaurants to the car valets, they are all very friendly and cannot be more helpful. The concierge could... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most expensive property in the Sarasota area. While the service is good (not great), the rooms are seriously in need of renovation. While not quite shabby, they are clearly dated, both in terms of their decor and their technology. However, the biggest problem is food service. Like many of today's hotels, it has only one restaurant, Jack... More

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

Dear Byrddawg, Thank you for taking the time to leave your comment. I am very sorry to hear that our facilities and your dining experience did not meet your expectations. Your feedback is a valuable tool so we can avoid any recurrence and to that end, if you can afford the time, please feel free to contact me directly at... More

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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great 3 day vacation. The hotel was beautiful with service that cannot be beat. The staff treated us like we were family---even remembering us by name. The rooms were nicely appointed and had great views from the terrace. I usually don't eat meals in hotels and go to local restaurants. I did both on this trip and can... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Living in Florida on the east coast, sometimes you just want to get away in the summer - but island getaways for us are not appealing when you live in the tropics 365 days a year - but a quick drive to the west coast of the state takes you far enough away without the hassle and just enough relaxation... More

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Singapore, Singapore
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

if you ever hit Disney you will need to get away from it all for a few days. two hours drive away is Sarasota and the Ritz Carlton. The Ritz never fails to deliver and the Ritz in Sarasota delivers in spades. Staff are, as ever, excellent and helpful. The hotel has its own beach club and courtesy hotel bus... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read, as I always do,reviews on trip advisor before booking and was impressed, so booked a king suite for the same price as I had paid for a room down in Miami.Our first visit and it has been fantastic,we where so delighted with everything.The staff from the moment we arrived were all outstanding,I have never experienced anything better any... More

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lincolnshire uk
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location just on the sea, rooms lovely ,nice view , nice comfy beds and soft pillows breakfast good but the only draw back is there is only one main restaurant and the menu isn't child friendly and to get to the beach it is 3 miles away and you take a shuffle bus which is part of the hotel... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family just got back from a 4 day stay at the Sarasota Ritz. We copied what we did last year and went just before our son started back at school. We had a wonderful time and I'd really like to thank everyone on the club level for making our trip so enjoyable. Our thanks to Matthew, Scotty, Tara and... More

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Address: 1111 Ritz Carlton Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota 5*
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Experience a resort where the casual Gulf Coast lifestyle meets the sophisticated, cosmopolitan excitement of the city. Featuring exceptional dining, a luxurious spa, championship golf,off-site Beach Club nearby, lavish accommodations and sweeping bay and city views, The Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota, Florida, provides guests with a relaxing escape from the everyday. While you're visiting, be sure to enjoy the sandy beaches recently named the 2011 "Best Beach in America". ... more   less 
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