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Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here after having to leave another Marriott property due to a poor experience with them. The check-in was a breeze, rooms were clean and smelled fresh and they had no insects living inside! Maybe this part of Florida doesn't have bugs that stay in hotel rooms??? Great experience for my family and they had just the right amount... More 

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area through Trip Advisor. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. We take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. We will address... More 

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81 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We spent three nights with family for a wedding. It can be tricky trying to figure out where it is because of all the construction at the interstate interchange. The room was very nice and it kept cool despite the oppressive heat. One annoying feature that we noticed in other hotels is the bathroom door open out and hits the... More 

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area through Trip Advisor. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. We take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. We will address... More 

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39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I stayed on night here and it was great. Friendly staff, clean rooms, more than enough linens supplied, all together a great experience. This hotel is close to everything but quiet and in a safe neighborhood! I will be back!

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area through Trip Advisor. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. We take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. We will address... More 

Flagler Beach, Florida
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56 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Stayed here 2 nights for a wedding, family enjoyed the quiet & comfortable rooms, with close proximity to restaurants & shopping. Ventured out to drive to nearby beaches, which were great w many amenities. First, rooms were spacious & clean, with construction that keeps outdoor noise outdoors. Thank you for that. The only thing we heard in either room was... More 

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jstanek, General Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Dear LSKOCH5, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area through Trip Advisor. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. We take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I enjoyed staying at this Courtyard while in town. Matt & Daniel were both very friendly and accommodating. This hotel is within short walking distance of many shops, restaurants, and only a 15 minute drive to Americas #1 beach, Siesta Key. We will definitely be staying at this property on a return trip! Thank you for the... More 

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Thank Keith M
jstanek, General Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Dear Keith M, Thank you for your time to review our hotel. We appreciate your kind comments and recognition of Matt & Daniel for their friendly service. We are very proud of our team! Thank you again and we look forward to your next visit! More 

Philadelphia
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48 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Since my last visit this hotel suffers from a lack of attention to cleanliness, front desk service, noise levels of rowdy guests, and upkeep. For the 3rd night in a row I've spent over a half hour listening to a busy signal trying to get through to request a wake up call. The room is looking beat with peeling paint... More 

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience here at the Courtyard Sarasota. We appreciate that you have made us your property of choice while in Sarasota. I would like to sincerely apologize for your last experience here at the property. This is not what we strive for in the hospitality industry. We are an award... More 

Seattle, Washington
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46 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The Courtyard Sarasota University Park is conveniently located just off of the I-75 Freeway and is a very short distance to shopping and several restaurants. The hotel itself is very clean and seems to attract both business and personal travelers. The rooms at the hotel were nice and the staff courteous. Breakfast is not included in the price of your... More 

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jstanek, Area General Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Dear Neal206, I just wanted to personally thank you for reviewing our hotel on Trip Advisor. Your opinion is very important to us. We are constantly striving to make the best guest experiences and I truly appreciate your comments. Again, thank you for your valuable time and looking forward to having another opportunity to serve you in the future. Sincerely,... More 

biztraveler201
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27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This is a converted hotel from another concept. They did a great job of the conversion in the common areas. It has the updated 'bistro' Courtyard common area with coffee, beer/wine and some food, as well as a nice sitting area just inside the front door. The workout facility is fine for limited service; what you'd expect with good equipment.... More 

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area. We are delighted to hear that you had a great experience with us and enjoyed your stay to the fullest. We make our property home away from home for our guest and strive to deliver 5 star service. Thank you again for your time and come... More 

Durham, North Carolina
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

We booked for a 5 night stay for a conference my husband was attending at the hotel. I worked remotely from our room. Check was fine, the public areas are very nice and well decorated, the bistro is nicely stocked if a little expensive. The room was great, spotless and the bed really comfortable. So, I would like to give... More 

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Thank lsinnott
jstanek, Area General Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Dear Isinnott, First and foremost I would like to sincerely apologize for the noise issues outside of your room during your time with us. Like you, I would expect a quiet stay, unfortunately it looks like we didn't provide that to you. The front desk obviously fell short on handling your complaint and in containing the noise issue. The following... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We stayed at this hotel to attend a few spring training games at Ed Smith Stadium and could not have picked a better location. It's right in the middle of tons of shopping areas and restaurants and a short drive to the stadium. There's even a huge Super Target across the street! Our room was clean and spacious, and we... More 

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alb111111, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Thank you for making this your home for spring training. Your feedback is integral... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated hotel, featuring 132 spacious suites, a refreshing lobby experience with Bistro and spaces for working or relaxing. Your rate includes a heated pool & hot tub, high speed wireless internet access, fitness center, 24-hour business center, 100% non-smoking, parking, HBO, ESPN and 24 hour coffee service. Suites feature pillow top mattresses, 2 phones, LCD flat screen TV's, radio/alarm with MP3 connection, wet bar, refrigerator, microwave, iron/iron board, hair dryer and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area

Address: 8305 Tourist Center Dr, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34201-2030
Location: United States > Florida > Lakewood Ranch
Price Range: $123 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area 3*
Number of rooms: 132
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Also Known As:
Comfort Suites Sarasota / University Park Hotel University Park
Comfort Suites University Park
University Park Comfort Suites
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