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“Avoid the Family Inn at all costs” 1 of 5 stars
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Family Inn
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4807 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34234   |  
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Ranked #45 of 46 Hotels in Sarasota
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“Avoid the Family Inn at all costs”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2005

I had the extreme misfortune of staying at the Family Inn in Feb. of 2005. There was a problem with reservations at our "real" hotel and this was the only place available during the peak "spring training" time in Sarasota. There was a large patch of black mold in the bathroom. The motel itself was filthy and worst of all, I did NOT feel safe. My girlfriend and I were "eyeballed" by the seedy characters drinking near the parking lot. There were no deadbolts. The doors could have been un-locked by a key from the outside. We slept very little before getting up about 5:00 am and taking a nap on the beach. This was by far, the worst, place I have ever stayed. I would sleep in my car before I ever stayed here again.

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Address: 4807 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34234
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
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Ranked #45 of 46 Hotels in Sarasota
Number of rooms: 40

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