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“A Great And Clean Hotel” 4 of 5 stars
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Ambassador Suites Venice
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   400 Commercial Court, Venice, FL 34292   |  
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Ranked #3 of 12 hotels in Venice
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Nokomis, Florida
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105 reviews 105 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
“A Great And Clean Hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I was impressed with the cleanliness of the place and the management. The rooms were spacious and the hotel is right off I 75 and a few miles from the center of Venice. The hotel was quiet and has a small bsuiness center and decent outdoor pool. The free breakfast suited us well and was a surprise as many hotels that include a breakfast are not as tasty as this was. I was well satisfied with my stay and I had a room on the second floor facing the west.

Room Tip: 2nd floor was nice and quiet.
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Green Features: Very green and clean.The hotel follows strict rules about being environmentally friendly in every way.
  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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ManagerVeniceFl, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Ambassador Suites Venice, responded to this review, June 29, 2013
I'm so glad you enjoyed our hotel. Thank you for taking the time to tell others. Jan
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lithia, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Hotel exceeded our expectations. Friendly woman checked us in, location was convenient, right off the highway and the room was fantastic as a "suite". Though all one nice-sized room with a small partition, it had a small couch, two queen beds with one of the most comfortable mattresses I've ever slept on. TV was a modern, large flat screen with a remote control that you could easily clean and sanitize--nice! Bathroom was immaculate and updated with great fixtures and countertops. Liked the fact that they had soap/shampoo dispensers to use at sink and in shower... Wi-fi worked fine and fast. Having a room had a nice little kitchen area with microwave, fridge and sink was a huge plus. 2 PCs with printers on 2nd floor to print off coupons was a great as well... Brewburgers next door had some amazing hamburgers and a 2 minute walk from the property. Can't comment on the pool as we didn't use it. Breakfast was decent for a hotel. You could make your own waffles, plenty of breads to toast as well as fruits, cereal and all that. Downtown Venice perhaps 10 minutes away and Siesta Key a slightly longer drive up 75-very reasonable. Would stay there again in a heartbeat!

  • Stayed June 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
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ManagerVeniceFl, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Ambassador Suites Venice, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Thanks for taking the time to write about us. I'm glad we were a surprise and I hope we see you again. Jan
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Orlando
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

The front desk staff, Laurie, was extremely pleasant and accomidating. She was very friendly and helpful, she even baked us cookies. This hotel has been renovated but you can still tell that it is a worn and dated hotel. My kids wore socks and they were filthy from the floor. The rooms are very large but the furnishings are cheap and dated. The toliet was leaking all over the floor. None of us would even touch the couch or chair in the room. Thank Goodness we booked the room with the laminate floor or I think I would have checked out immeditaly. I travel a lot for work but this is only the 2nd time I have ever stayed at a Best Western. I usually go with Hyatt or Hilton. The only reason we booked at this hotel was its proximity to my business meeting. We will not return. I would rather drive a distance than to stay at a hotel where I felt dirty and just wanted to get the heck out of there. The pool was small but decent. The breakfast was very minimal and basic but the breakfast staff person was very nice.

Room Tip: Go to the Hyatt in Sarasota
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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ManagerVeniceFl, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Ambassador Suites Venice, responded to this review, June 17, 2013
Dear Guest. I thank you for taking the time to comment on our hotel. I am sorry that we did not meet your standards. Our furniture was purchased 3 years ago and the couches last year but that doesn't excuse your feeling in the room. I have taken your concerns to my staff and have gone over all your comments so that we can use them to improve our customer service. We are very proud of our hotel and want to have others feel the same so this was a learning lesson for us. Again, Thank you Jan
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We have been staying at this location for at least 16 years. The staff, making us feel so welcome is the main reason we always come back. Hot breakfast every morning, large, clean, comfortable rooms, and a heated pool all help as well. The exercise room is adequate, but all one needs is the excellent Florida weather to work out in. Close to all of the beaches, and many places to eat within walking distance. This is our home away from home. Jan, Kyle, Rich, and all of the staff will make you feel right at home.

Room Tip: All rooms are suite rooms with either 2 queen beds, or 1 king bed. Several rooms have laminate floor...
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  • Stayed April 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

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ManagerVeniceFl, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Ambassador Suites Venice, responded to this review, May 13, 2013
Thank you so much for your comments. I think that because most of us who work here are from somewhere else in the country we consider this our extended family. I look forward to seeing you soon. Jan
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Just stayed for one night on our drive down to Naples. Staff were friendly and our room was large, clean and well appointed. Didn't get to use the pool but it looked nice. Did use the fitness centre that had two treadmills, a bike, cross trainer and weights. Was fine, but only complaint with the fitness room was the air-con was pretty in-effective. Breakfast was OK; just standard free breakfast fare but adequate. Based on quality of room and location(near I75), I would stay again if in the area. Do make sure you have detailed directions if you don't have a sat nav as it's tucked off the main road (jacaranda blvd) and you can't see it.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 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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ManagerVeniceFl, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Ambassador Suites Venice, responded to this review, May 8, 2013
Thanks for your comments. I do hope you come again so you can explore Venice. It is a great town and you'll probably like it. Ask our staff next time and we have all the info you need to explore Venice. Jan
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Extremely Clean, Room was huge, Staff Friendly, Great Location and for breakfast that is complimentary you have someone serving you hot eggs and sausage plus many other things to chose from. All in all a great deal for the money. Would definately return

Room Tip: King Suite
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ManagerVeniceFl, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Ambassador Suites Venice, responded to this review, May 4, 2013
Just left your coast. Thanks for your comments. Not to far a ride so I hope to see you soon. Great weekend getaway. Jan
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Address: 400 Commercial Court, Venice, FL 34292
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Location: United States > Florida > Venice
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Venice
#2 Family Hotel in Venice
#2 Romantic Hotel in Venice
#6 Business Hotel in Venice
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Ambassador Suites Venice 3.5*
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