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Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8305 Tourist Center Drive, Sarasota, FL 34201 (Formerly Comfort Suites Sarasota / University Park)
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Ranked #6 of 48 Hotels in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sarasota, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there several times this year when we were looking for a house to buy... Typical courtyard, I spend 75 nights a year in hotels so I know my hotel chains. I have it 5 stars due to being new... All courtyards are really three to four stars, as a Marriott brand by Marriott's own standard. Real five stars... More

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Thank you for taking the time to evaluate our property. We are delighted that your stay with the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area was enjoyable. Everything we do is aimed at providing you with an excellent hotel experience and your feedback is extremely valuable. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may continue to... More

Saint Augustine, Florida
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
58 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recent stay for a soccer tournament with our daughters team and I was impressed with the location and the condition of the property. The check in was eventful due to a water leak from an upper floor that caused water to flood the lobby area. The crew was on top of it and got the situation handled. The room was... More

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Thank you for taking the time to evaluate our property. We are delighted that your stay with the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area was enjoyable. Everything we do is aimed at providing you with an excellent hotel experience and your feedback is extremely valuable. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may continue to... More

Boston
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here before so I knew what I was getting into. The only reason I stayed here instead of my preferred Hampton Inn across the street is Marriott's double points after the second stay promo. My issues with the hotel: 1. The suites aren't great 2. Marriott says they are Eco friendly but there is no sink stopper... More

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alb111111, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to evaluate our property. I am sorry to hear that your stay was not a 10. As you can see from previous reviews we are all about taking care of our guest. The Courtyard brand has specifics on what we could have in our rooms. Since you are a repeat guest please feel free... More

NYC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the moment of check-in until we checked out, not a thing went wrong with this hotel. the staff is delightful and knowledgeable. The accommodations were comfortable and it was ideally located, near the highway and loads of great shopping! Sarasota is where we went for a weekend getaway. We chose this hotel by chance and were sure glad we... More

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alb111111, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to evaluate our property. As you experienced our beautiful property is located in a great area while you are here for business or just a weekend getaway. From our staff to the amenities we offer this is the place to stay if you are visiting the University park/Lakewood Ranch area. We are delighted that... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is in a great location in Sarasota. There are a lot of restaurants and shopping within walking distance. Room was very clean. Staff was friendly. We enjoyed our stay and plan to be back next time in Sarasota.

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alb111111, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to evaluate our property. We are delighted that your stay with the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area was enjoyable. Everything we do is aimed at providing you with an excellent hotel experience and your feedback is extremely valuable. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may continue to... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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128 reviews 128 reviews
19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Nice find right off University. Clean and well maintained. Staff is friendly and efficient. Rooms are well appointed and clean. bistro is available and morning staff does an excellent job. It's funny when you read this is not a 5-Star hotel - it is a Courtyard not JW! But most importantly- a very well run and maintained Courtyard. My hotel... More

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Thank you for taking the time to our property. We are delighted that your stay with the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area was enjoyable. Everything we do is aimed at providing you with an excellent hotel experience and your feedback is extremely valuable. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may continue to deliver... More

Springfield, IL
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

My husband has business several times a year in Sarasota and we usually stay at this Courtyard. It is always clean. The staff is first rate from the check in, to the cafe/bar, to the housekeeping staff. They have a really nice patio with fire pit that looks over a fountain. Relaxing. The pool and hot tub area are very... More

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Thank you for taking the time to evaluate our property. We are delighted that your stay with the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area was enjoyable. Everything we do is aimed at providing you with an excellent hotel experience and your feedback is extremely valuable. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may continue to... More

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Friendly staff with friendly greating to make you feel welcome. Very modern and clean. Rooms and beds were comfortable and clean. Suggest room away from the beer gardens next door. Very good value for the money would recommend.

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Thank you for taking the time to evaluate our property. We are delighted that your stay with the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area was enjoyable. Everything we do is aimed at providing you with an excellent hotel experience and your feedback is extremely valuable. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may continue to... More

Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This property is near several restaurants, shopping, and other amenities. The common area outside was very comfortable and relaxing. Guest services was helpful and professional whenever I needed anything. The room was equally as comfortable. I would stay here again.

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alb111111, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to evaluate your stay with us. We are delighted that your stay with the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area was enjoyable. Everything we do is aimed at providing you with an excellent hotel experience and your feedback is extremely valuable. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may... More

New York City, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
64 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

When my colleagues and I arrived to screaming kids running wild in the lobby, we each had a moment of panic. When the front desk staff mentioned there was a baseball tournament staying in the hotel, I was instantly searching for other hotels. Luckily they had an adults only floor reserved for those of us not attending the baseball tournament.... More

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alb111111, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to evaluate your stay with us. We are delighted that your stay with the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area was enjoyable. Everything we do is aimed at providing you with an excellent hotel experience and your feedback is extremely valuable. We truly appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us so that we may... More

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Additional Information about Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area

Address: 8305 Tourist Center Drive, Sarasota, FL 34201 (Formerly Comfort Suites Sarasota / University Park)
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area 3*
Number of rooms: 136
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Also Known As:
Comfort Suites Sarasota / University Park Hotel University Park
Comfort Suites University Park
University Park Comfort Suites

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