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Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area

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8305 Tourist Center Drive, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34201
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Monee, Illinois
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice hotel centrally located in Sarasota. Good breakfast with a nice area overlooking the pool. Replenished often. Staff friendly. Hotel was very well kept and off the street so it was very quiet. Free coffee tea & hot chocolate in lobby 24hrs.

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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130 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is at Exit #213 University Park in Lakewood Ranch Sarasota. A hopping exit full of shopping. A huge brand new Mall opened across the street in 2015 with many shops and restaurants, and there is a Super Target too. The feel is standard Courtyard, and there is a Bistro in the lobby. One side note: The mattress was... More 

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Thank HGH2
jstanek, General Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Dear HGH2, Thank you very much for your review on Trip Advisor. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed our excellent location and that you had a chance to explore our new Mall. I agree that some of our beds were getting soft therefore, we have decided to replace all of our beds with new ones. In fact, we have just... More 

Ontario, Canada
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313 reviews
109 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 606 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, Safe Hotel with Great service. Excellent location for business or shopping stays. Bistro was excellent for early breakfast and light snacks later....terrific pizza. Room was well cleaned & stocked. Very comfortable beds. Friendly staff at the front desk. Fair amount of parking out side.

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Thank TM643
jstanek, General Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Dear Tony M, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area on Trip Advisor. As a valued guest we appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay and that you had a chance to enjoy fresh breakfast at our Bistro and our hotel cleanliness and staff friendliness met... More 

Springfield, Missouri
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45 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

This was a fantastic overnight stop. If you like shopping it is even better. The room was huge and comfortable. One negative was the breakfast options. It's not free and it closes promptly at 10 am., even if you are in line and waiting to order. We normally eat much early, but a four delayed flight got us into Sarasota... More 

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

Dear Grizzlyteacher, I just wanted to take this time to personally thank you for your review on Trip Advisor for your recent visit to the Courtyard Sarasota – University Park Area. Your opinion is very important to us. We are constantly striving to make the best guest experiences and I truly thank you for your comments. I'm very happy to... More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I stayed at this location while I attended a football function at IMG. The team had a wonderful time here. Everyone was pleasant and helpful. The location is within walking distance of multiple shops.

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

Dear Marie R, 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 and found everyone helpful and pleasant. We take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Thank you again for your time and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

I came here with my family for a weekend getaway. It was such a nice stay! We were in dire need of a vacation and we enjoyed every minute of it. Well, I must say that one of the night the power went out two or three times and I started sweating while sleeping. Very annoying but other than that... 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. We are happy to see that your experience was wonderful even with the power... More 

Daytona Beach
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60 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here on a recent business trip. No worries this place was clean, staff was nice and helpful, and really close to everything you could want. World of Beer next door, Moe's across the street (walking distance) and many other restaurants close. I would definitely stay here again.

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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. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Thank... More 

Dallas, Texas
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42 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Conveniently located near 75 for easy access to the mall and about 15 minutes to downtown and nearby beaches. Nice extra space in the rooms with fridge, microwave,sofa. But no dishes ...wonder if you can request them? Rooms are split into 2 different towers per se that have different elevators so be sure and clarify to avoid a double trip... 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. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Thank... More 

Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This is our favorite place to stay when taking a mini vacation from our home in central Florida. The staff is very friendly and the rooms are always clean. We look forward to our stay there again at the end of September. Very convenient to shopping and the beaches. The only negative I can mention is that Marriott platinum members... More 

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Thank jak682015
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. As a platinum member here at the courtyard you get 400 bonus points and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

We stay here when visiting family in Sarasota. Always come back because of the amazing service, they are so incredibly helpful and accommodating here. So friendly and kind. Hotel is clean and well kept, convenient location near stores and restaurants, nice extended service Starbucks in the lobby (serves booze and hot food, snacks) HIGHLY recommended!

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

Dear Julia K, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area through Trip Advisor. We take great pride in serving your needs and are delighted to hear that we have met your expectations. Your feedback will be shared with the team to continue to inspire and motivate them to deliver exceptional customer service. Thank... More 

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