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“Great value, comfortable but tired.” 3 of 5 stars
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Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5778 Clark Road, Clark Rd./I-75 exit 205, Sarasota, FL 34233 (Formerly Comfort Inn Sarasota)   |  
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Ranked #32 of 48 Hotels in Sarasota
Alpharetta, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Great value, comfortable but tired.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012 via mobile

The service is friendly, the rooms are comfortable, the bathroom is small with just shower and toilet. The sink is in the main room. Pluses: a small refrigerator and free wireless. It was clean and well-kept, but the decor is a bit tired and the bathroom door was crooked and the sink was cracked. For the price we paid, it really was an excellent value and suited us fine for a 2 night stay. The complimentary breakfast selection was good, too. The hallway on our floor smelled musty and a bit damp. Overall acceptable.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

This was my 5th visit to comfort inn sarasota and in fairness the other visits have been been acceptable ,what was a decent hotel has now descended to the pits .On arrival a very cold welcome also stayed 3 nights on 5th and 2 nights again on the 13th so in all six visits to this hotel.The breakfasts have gone way downhill as regards the quality of food ,tasteless sausages and very poor selection of cereals also on second visit the fruit juice was empty for the whole weekend and no apology or alternative .Also the breakfast area is that crowed you cannot even get a seat on some occasions and nobody is interested or concerned,also completely different staff from last years visit and they are not very helpful at all (complete indifference).Also the bread was frozen straight from the freezer nothing fresh and the one day the boiled were all slimy.I SHALL NEVER EVER BE GOING BACK TO THIS HOTEL and i if you take my advice on trip advisor you wont either.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Durham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

On arrival the reception had no knowledge of our booking,after showing the e mail conformation she went in a back office to speak to a manager.The manager who was quite loud told the receptionist that they did not deal with the booking company and tell her this which we could clearly hear and found quite offensive.They dismissed our booking reservation although it was paid in full in advance.We then had to email the booking company at get a room who then made contact with the hotel to confirm our booking.No apology was forthcoming from anyone getaroom said they had faxed the details and had to resend booking details.Throughout this process we felt unwelcome and unhelped.Room,Pool and breakfast were fine.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Aztec, New Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Clean hotel and very good breakfast. Hotel was very noisy, unsupervised kids next door one night and golf tounament the other night. Of course its no fault of hotel but seems the walls were not well insulated. Nice staff. $89 a night made for resonable stay.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Circle Pines, Minnesota
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

However, My sheets had not been changed. Yes, am sure. In the middle of the night I felt something stuck to my pajamas and it turned out to be a dirty sock. Yes, I am downright sure the blackish stain on the bottom of the sock indicated it was dirty. I spoke to a everyone I could, and no manager would compensate me one penny. They said the sheets were clean, because they asked the housekeeper. Well, I have a photograph of the sock. Even if this place is normally fine, I would not recommend staying here because the way they handled a customer complaint, and a very polite complaint, was unacceptable.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Walt Disney World, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I booked the hotel 2 days before memorial w/end with a rate of $99 which was much too high, for the standard of hotel, which included b/fst..sausage,eggs..for ($50) yes, not for a high rate. location is right off 1-75 with the beach 15mins away.. I'll stay there again @ a much cheaper rate...

Room Tip: right on the main street leading to the beach..clark road.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

This was a good clean comfortable place to stay. I would bring my girlfriend and kids here or stay solo. Good sized room. Free breakfast was awesome, included the usually waffle machine but also sausages and scrambled eggs too. The pictures you see posted by other tripadvisor members are pretty accurate and much like the room I had. It is about a 8-10 minute drive from downtown Sarasota and the coast but if you need something by the freeway its right by the I-75, although far enough from it so you don't hear it. Everything was in good repair and worked. The bed was reasonably comfortable. There's a Burger King and 7-eleven within 50 yards in case you need some late night eats. I would come back here again.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 5778 Clark Road, Clark Rd./I-75 exit 205, Sarasota, FL 34233 (Formerly Comfort Inn Sarasota)
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 48 Hotels in Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key 2*
Number of rooms: 61
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Conveniently located off Interstate 75, the Quality Inn® hotel in Sarasota, Florida offers easy access to the world-famous Siesta Key Beach, Myakka River State Park and the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. This Sarasota, FL hotel also makes it easy to take in a spring training game at the Ed Smith Stadium, take a dive at the Selby Aquatic Center or enjoy shopping and dining at St. Armand’s Circle.Guests of this Sarasota, FL hotel are invited to relax in the outdoor pool. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Sarasota Hotel Sarasota
Sarasota Comfort Inn

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