We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Do you like sleeping in a miasma of decade-old cigarette smoke..” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key

Save Saved
You added Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key to your Saves list
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
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)   |  
Hotel website
  |  
Hotel deals
  |  
  |  
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Choice Privileges Points
Ranked #35 of 48 hotels in Sarasota
Munich, Germany
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Do you like sleeping in a miasma of decade-old cigarette smoke..”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

that makes your clothes stink all day and gives you acute bronchitis? Seriously... try running in the morning after sleeping here. Actually, don't - just trust me on this one. Do you like showers with no water pressure, and god knows what stains everywhere. Do you like a processed pre-packaged 'breakfast'? Then the QUALITY INN is for you. Anybody who thinks this place is a good place to stay or even okay needs to have their head checked. It needs to be condemned. If you can't afford someplace better, stay home.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

95 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    24
    31
    21
    7
    12
See reviews for
25
34
11
12
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (18)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Orlando, Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This place is ratty inside. It's in serious need of a remodel. The beds are old, but not that bad. The shower had no water pressure. The wifi worked when it wanted to. The front desk was fast and friendly, and overall the room was clean, just rough. This place needs a serious makeover. It's old and showing it. Go to the sleep inn on university, less than a mile away. It's much nicer.

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Really enjoyed out stay, found the staff quite helpful and friendly. For us a highlight was finding regular and decaf tea available in our room. Also pleased with the comfortable beds and additional space of the room. Wifi worked well where we were near the front desk.

Room Tip: Accessible room 2 queens provided extra space, easy access to breakfast area, good wifi.
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Port Richey, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I booked this hotel so my wife and I could get away for a couple of days. We got the hotel because it was the closest choice hotel to Siesta Key. I was pleasantly surprised when I saw the building. It was like pulling into a Hotel. We were greeted at the desk promptly and the desk clerk personally checked to see that our room was ready. The room was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. The breakfast was tremendous. The only improvement that would have made it more pleasurable was if the pool was heated. I will definitely return to this hotel any time we come that way and I would definitely recommend it to my friends.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Megan_Patel, General Manager at Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key, responded to this review, December 19, 2013
Gustav.E We sincerely appreciate your wonderful comments concerning your stay at our Quality Inn,Clark Road Sarasota. I am delighted to note that overall you enjoyed your visit and services rendered by my team to your satisfaction. It is our goal to ensure each and every one of our guest enjoy a clean and comfortable stay.
We invite you back to stay with us again and look forward to serving you as our guest in your future travels.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
New York City, New York
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We rented multiple rooms the evening of 11/25/2014 for 2 nights but had to check out after the first night because it was so gross.

The first room we were shown smelled so strongly of cat pee that we gagged as we went in and had to go to another room. The second room smelled like someone had just washed their dog in the shower.

The third room smelled faintly of cleaning solution, which was fine, but the bathroom did not look clean and the beds had no comforters.

When we left the next morning two rooms had their doors open and renovation work was being done. They had left the beds in place and piled picture frames, old wall paper, and all sorts of construction debris right onto the beds! No wonder the rooms all were gross if that is the kind of care they were taking.

Lastly the furnishings were old and outdated. The TV was had a curved glass face and the traditional tube back. I will never go back and would not recommend it to anyone

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
Was this review helpful? Yes 4
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Megan_Patel, Manager at Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key, responded to this review, December 14, 2013
Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on you recent to Quality Inn Sarasota. We are disappointed that we fell short of your expectations.Our property is going through some on going renovations at this time. Unfortunately during your stay we were in the process of removing the wall border vinyl and repainting the guest room walls.We are not a pet friendly hotel.We apologize for the piquant scent of our cleaning products. I have spoke to our vendor about the same.Furniture is in our upcoming project of renovations. We have replaced our guest room televisions and they are now equipped with 37" flat screen HDTV. I am sorry for the dissatisfaction you experienced.We look forward to your next stay with us.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nice, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The room was clean and shower was powerful and hot but it was Ashlee on front desk who really made the stay.
She was helpful and knowledgable about the area and where I should head and also very chatty whilst I waited in reception for my taxi.
The hotel is a little out of downtown and beach so you would need some transport but I'm rating the hotel, not the area..
Would recommend to all

Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Megan_Patel, Manager at Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key, responded to this review, December 14, 2013
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your wonderful review on trip advisor and taking the time to share your experience with our future guests. We pride ourselves in offering our guest the best possible lodging experience and every guest is very important. We work very hard to provide a wonderful experience for each and every one of our guests. Ashlee is a wonderful individual. Your comments will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide an exceptional experience for our guests.We look forward to your next stay with us.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Hotel very dirty. In process of painting rooms, and in need of a lot more!! Sofa bed, chairs and carpeting in room covered in stains! Bugs in room. Complained about room service not wiping down counters and vacuuming so they partially cleaned room. Bugs still on floor so they obviously didn't sweep or mop bathroom.

Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Megan_Patel, Manager at Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key, responded to this review, December 14, 2013
Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you chose our hotel during your stay in the area.We work diligently to ensure our facilities are well maintained and we try our hardest to provide not just good value, but comfortable, clean and friendly accommodations. Our guest experience in all facets of our hotel is our number one priority and comments like yours are truly taken to heart.We apologize for the problems you encountered. We look forward to your next stay with us here at Quality Inn Sarasota.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Price Your Stay

Been to Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key

Address: 5778 Clark Road, Clark Rd./I-75 exit 205, Sarasota, FL 34233 (Formerly Comfort Inn Sarasota)
Phone Number:
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 #35 of 48 hotels in Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key 2*
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 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Priceline, Booking.com, Tingo, Choice Hotels, Cheap Tickets, HotelsClick, Hotels.com, Expedia, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Comfort Inn Sarasota Hotel Sarasota
Sarasota Comfort Inn

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Quality Inn Sarasota/Siesta Key, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.