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“Best. Service. Ever.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota Bradenton Airport

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Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota Bradenton Airport
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   850 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34234   |  
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Ranked #4 of 48 Hotels in Sarasota
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“Best. Service. Ever.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Just experienced a good enough stay to warrant a 5-star review. Amenities and overall quality of hotel was really nice. Can tell it's a brand new property with all the conveniences in play for the frequent traveler. Here's why I'm giving them 5-stars... 1st night was amazing. Quiet and comfortable. 2nd night the hotel was invaded by a swarm of families with teenagers who LITERALLY rode bikes and skateboards through the lobby and down the hallways attached to my room. I called the desk to alert them and they were already a step ahead moving guests to a different building where it was much quieter. Apparently a block of rooms had been sold to this group and it made more sense to reorganize logistically. For such a young staff, the folks handled this nightmare with grace. I'm still amazed.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SRQCYGM, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota Bradenton Airport, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Feedback is always appreciated and we are glad you had such a great stay and we were able to rectify the minor hiccup.

Warm Regards,
Michael Ridgewell
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Spring Hill, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We love staying here while visiting family in Sarasota. The check in process is always smooth and pleasant. The suites are a decent size and they are always more then happy to accommodate our extra pillows request!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SRQCYGM, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota Bradenton Airport, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
Thank you for such a wonderful review. We have some pretty great suites that are very spacious and well appointed. We look forward to having you join us again in the future.

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Michael Ridgewell
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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Everything from reception and the extra foam pillows to the wonderful swimming pool oasis and hot tub was a delightful surprise. The top was the restaurant since I was too tired to go out. It was excellent and the friendly and personal service from Jane was pampering. She was a master of preparation and served everything hot or cold as it should be ... I have stayed in many business class hotels and Marriott knows how to do it right!

I recommend this hotel.

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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SRQCYGM, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota Bradenton Airport, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
I am glad we were able to provide you with an oasis on tour recent trip. Thanks for noticing our wonderful staff here at the hotel and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Warm Regards,
Michael Ridgewell
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37 hotel reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

It is right across the street from the airport but not noisy at all. The room was a good size and the beds comfortable. There was a slight musky smell but not over powering. Food service is the usual Courtyard Bistro. Staff was very friendly. The grounds were clean and neat looking. I would stay again.

Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
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SRQCYGM, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota Bradenton Airport, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
Thanks for taking the time to fill out a review. We are glad we have obtained your business for the future and that your stay was a good one.

Warm Regards,
Michael Ridgewell
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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Jane was very informative, providing great customer service. Great smile and overall good happy personality! Normally I would order food/drink then head to my room however this time she made me feel very welcomed chatting with me and other customers..... Long story short I stayed and had a blast!!!!....

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SRQCYGM, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota Bradenton Airport, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
I am so glad you had such an awesome experience at our hotel. Getting to know our guests is one thing we live by. We hope to see you again real soon.

Warm Regards,
Michael Ridgewell
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Besides almost getting lost in the hotel - our experience was great! There are 2 buildings , one with 3 floors and one with 4 - they are right next to each other but not connected. We had to move between buildings to do laundry and joked that since we were on the 4th floor, we had to go down to the first, switch buildings and then back up to the 3rd, visa versa and repeat several times. Got some exercise :).

The staff were extremely and helpful and even though the hotel was packed - we could not hear any noise. I stay in several courtyards across the country and hands down the breakfast staff was the most friendly and most helpful of any location .

It was a great experience.

Stayed March 2014
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SRQCYGM, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota Bradenton Airport, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
Thanks for taking the time to complete a review. I believe this review should be for the Courtyard Riverfront in Bradenton. Our property is all one building and everything is centrally located.

Warm Regards,
Michael Ridgewell
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West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I am often traveling to this area. I always pick this hotel even if it isn't the closest to the area I am working. Jane at the bistro is amazing. She is such a caring hard working woman that really cares about her customers. When a person travels weekly for a living it is so nice to come back to the my hotel and be greeted with smile as soon as I walk in. It really makes a traveler feel comfortable.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SRQCYGM, Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota Bradenton Airport, responded to this review, May 30, 2014
What a great review. Thanks for recognizing our bistro staff and the great job that they do. I have passed your comments on and look forward to you staying with us again.

Warm Regards,
Michael Ridgewell
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Address: 850 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34234
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota Bradenton Airport 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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