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Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minute reservation. The Holiday Inn was very nice hotel. The room was spacious. It had a stand up shower. Beds were very comfortable. The room was also up to date. Over all the entire hotel was very clean. We didn't check in till late so we didn't get to use the pool. The pool did look very clean. I...

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Oakdale, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

hotel is in nedd updateing,i was renovations were begineing.This was long over due room was worn out.Hotel staff was great.The negative was resturaunt was poor.Went to get coffee at 8 am ,no coffee and had to wait 10 minutes.REsturaunt was empty every morning and evening,i was there 3 days and I could see why.Go over to first watch or broken...

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Rob F, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review and we are sorry we did not exceed expectations. We will be converting to an Even Hotel beginning in May and hope you will like our upgraded breakfast options Rob

Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Wife and I stayed for one night here. Had two issues that dropped my rating. First I found hair sticking to the walls of the shower that didn't belong to us. Second the water pressure in the shower was dismal. We were on the top floor, but still. Our room came with a free breakfast buffet. Nothing really to write...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

Hi JoeLeo237, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time in posting a review about our property on TripAdvisor. Our hotel is committed to providing our guests with the highest quality services and facilities and I regret to read that you found your visit to be average. I am sorry for the disappointments you had with the...

Lake Tahoe
Reviewed January 27, 2017

I stayed at the Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch on a recent business trip to Sarasota. The location was convenient for my meetings. Be aware there is a lot of road construction in the area and getting onto I-75 was slow and tedious. This hotel is a standard 3-star property with the usual amenities. However, there is no in-room safe to...

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Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This is a very convenient location to all of the shopping and dining options in Lakewood Ranch. The hotel was very clean and beds were very comfortable. Both front desk and restaurant staff were very accommodating. Our only criticism was that it had the worst Wi-Fi internet connection I have ever experienced. I would not have been happy had we...

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Rob F, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

Beauserboy, We are so sorry to hear that you had trouble with the internet. I am anxious to hear hwat room you were in so we can correct the problem as we have a new wide bandwith system with several levels. While we occasionally have issues with it, we rarely have complaints. I hope you will try us again soon!...

Reviewed January 4, 2017

This was a very nice, clean hotel that was in a great location. The steakhouse attached was not my favorite. The Lucky Pelican restaurant located next door was incredible! There were plenty of stores and restaurants nearby.. My favorite destination while staying at this hotel was Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe. It was a beautifully maintained public Beach with a...

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Sarasota
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Lots of construction in the area. But. the hotel is in a nice location. quiet hotel. Check In was a breeze. On the 3 Rd floor facing the lake. Comfortable beds, had room service the next morning. Felt a little pampered, it was nice for a change.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed November 24, 2016

I stayed here for four nights on business. The hotel is quiet and clean and the staff were helpful. The breakfast was good, both buffet and menu. The restaurant is fine but you couldn't really eat here every night as it's a bit limited.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Some of us remember the Holiday Inn of our youth. The IHG Holiday Inn of today is reborn as a comfortable convenient place to stay. This Sarasota location offers clean and well appointed rooms with the one exception of no in room safe. My IHG status allowed me to enjoy a very large comfortable suite (but no bathtub).The rooms include...

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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

I am currently staying at this hotel I check out tomorrow. My room is absolutely beautiful very clean so relaxing. This is probably one of the nicest hotels I have ever stayed in. They have really good staff so friendly and the food is delicious. I'm very thankful for the hospitality of this beautiful hotel. Very warm and welcoming plenty...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Voted #1 Holiday Inn in North America and in the Top Ten for 6 years running. Completely Remodeled In 2008! Step into luxury at Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch hotel. These boutique smoke-free Sarasota lodgings, close to Bradenton Airport, championship golf courses, Sarasota Polo Club, and proximity to I-75 corridor feature fine, upscale amenities and lavish touches. In all of our guestrooms, you ll find new Dynasty beds outfitted with premium sateen sheets. Enjoy complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access, and the ability to send documents to the printer in our hotel s onsite Business Center. When it s time to relax, you have plenty of entertainment options with our pristine lake view pool and spa, miles of walking trails, authentic Alamo Steakhouse and Grill featuring bison steaks, Certified Angus beef, fresh seafood, and enjoy cable and movie channels on your in room 32-inch LCD HDTV. And for your convenience, there are microwave ovens, refrigerators, irons and ironing boards, lighted vanity mirrors, and hair dryers in every guestroom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch

Address: 6231 Lake Osprey Drive, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
Location: United States > Florida > Lakewood Ranch
Price Range: $145 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch 3*
Number of rooms: 128
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“Get a view of the water”
 of 5 bubbles parsley72, Nov 24, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles annmy, Jun 26, 2016 | Read review
“If you are planning an extended stay, spring for the king suites...they are well worth it!”
  • Beautiful view from king suite room!
 of 5 bubbles SunshineDiver, May 13, 2016 | Read review
“We were on 3rd floor overlooking car park but still no noise could be heard”
 of 5 bubbles K5157GNneilb, Jan 6, 2016 | Read review
“Make reservations way ahead of your stay. Tourist season makes this place a plum property.”
 of 5 bubbles VanCortlandt, Sep 15, 2015 | Read review
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