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Lantern Inn & Suites

7251 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243 (Formerly Suburban Extended Stay Sarasota)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People were great. Pool was nice a warm. Room was relatively clean and newly renovated. Building looks like it might fall down any minute. Stairwells are very rusted out. I think they are moving in the right direction....but clean and structurally sound mean something to me. Good value for the price.

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San Gemini, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

The hotel is really nice, properly decorated for Christmas and the room is cleaned and comfortable. There's not breakfast but you can go to the near crager's restaurant and have a little discount showing your room key.

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1 Thank violamolinari
Valrico, Florida
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We had 4 people in this hotel for a night. We were welcomed cheerfully upon arrival and our room was ready! We requested 4 extra pillows...got them FAST! The A/C worked GREAT! The room was CLEAN! The décor was nice enough! Tile vs. carpet was a plus for allergies! We were across from the pool had we been interested. CON... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We stop in Sarasota for one night, and we were looking for a place to stay. We found this hotel that it was under a major renovation. There are construction materials on the back of the hotel, and the exterior of the hotel was not great. However, the room that we stay in was nice. It has a new mattress,... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The property in under new ownership and they are making significant improvements. The rooms are like new. New walls, new fixtures, new furnishings, and new floor coverings. If you were here when it was Sarasota Suites come back you will see it is a new facility. The owners are friendly and the value is excellent.

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2 Thank Marcoman34145
Sarasota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

great room sketchy neighborhood room modern clean all the amenities of a 4 star but wrong location.okay for business travelers in a pinch students looking for good hotel at reasonable rates but not for family

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Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Great service. Friendly caring staff. Check in takes a while. Grounds are beautiful given it's location so close to the airport and on the road. Pool was lovely, peaceful, delightful. Rooms were remodeled, tile floors which is awesome. Kitchenette with a cooktop and full refrigerator. Great place. I had to give it an average review because we saw two cockroaches.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

This is an older hotel undergoing renovations as the other reviews have mentioned. It is now called the lantern inn and suites. We booked as a place to relax near the beach after doing all the theme parks in Orlando. The pictures made it look quite good, but they don't show you the busy road that it sits on, or... More 

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North Port, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

this place was great, we had a great stay, unfortunately cut short by family needs but the staff was amazing they issued our refund and were very helpful. they have a great pool area and grill to use. rooms are newly renovated have kitchenettes in some units. staff is very friendly, and helpful, the manager is sweet. i recommend this... More 

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2 Thank Evans0104
Elliot Lake, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We have been staying here for many years, this was to be our last year unless this place was cleaned up. We were in for quite a shock. Jim and Pah, the new owners took us by surprise and immediately started a transformation. The rooms were totally redone, with new washrooms, vanities, beds, flooring, window coverings and more. The pool... More 

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