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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

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Clearwater, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

My first impression was that they didn't tell me my resort package when I checked in, which included a resort credit and free breakfast. We did enjoy the Beach Club. When we checked out, I noticed that they charged for daily internet access which was supposed to be included in my daily resort fee, which they fixed. We did like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Most amazing vacation on the 8th floor club level. I am so surprised at the negative comments. I can't say enough good things about the staff. Everyone went out of their way to make sure we were happy. The service throughout the entire hotel and beach club was amazing. Can't wait to go back!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I have been to many Ritz hotels and most of them have been fabulous. But this hotel had the absolute worst customer service. It was impossible to get food or drink. A bartender actually held his finger up and shushed us. The beach experience was terrible. It was like cattle as they arranged the chairs. Of course there was no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Date of Stay: Saturday, July 20 - Sunday, July 21, 2013 Length of Stay: 1 Night In a nutshell, the Ritz-Carlton Sarasota is in a truly beautiful location and is the prime example of the customer service experience that the Ritz-Carlton is known for; this truly is the place to stay if you want a relaxing beach or pool experience!... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Compared to other Ritz Carlton properties, this was very disappointing. The rooms desperately need to be renovated (except for the bathroom, which has been renovated recently and is very nice). If you are below the 5th floor (out of 8 floors) expect a dark room as well. The pictures online are somewhat deceiving as the rooms look fairly large but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

I have not stayed at other Ritz Carlton's but from what I have heard this may not be on par with the rest of the chain. However, the beach club on Lido Key is more than worth the price of a room! The Beach Club may be my favorite place in Florida (which is saying a lot). The pool is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Very accommodating staff. Rooms were decent with good ensuite. Was not paying so can't comment on value for money. Good food provided as part of wedding package. Only real fault was not enough staff on hand for late night drinking for wedding party after bar closed - one guy taking drinks order for 20 is never going to work out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Spent an extended weekend here and enjoyed it. It's bust out expensive and the service is good, but hardly a Five Star. What has always distinguished Ritz Carlton is service. Some of their team are exceptional. The front door staff are really exceptional. All professional, smiling, pleasant - ready with reccomendations, directions and ice cold bottled water. Upon arrival its... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

First, I need to tell you that I filled out a survey directly from the hotel and gave them specific issues I experienced eating at both their main restaurant Jack Dusty's and the Grill at the Beach Resort. The restaurant manager called me to discuss my comments but left me even more frustrated. Let's just say that the food was... More 

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

As can be expected, The Ritz Carlton never disappoints. The Sarasota location is no exception. The Beach Club is fabulous! The Little Turtle for my daughter in the room when we checked in, the overall excellence of a properly trained staff, everything is as it should be at a Property of this caliber! When possible, I stay at a Ritz... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience a resort where the casual Gulf Coast lifestyle meets the sophisticated, cosmopolitan excitement of the city. Featuring exceptional dining, a luxurious spa, championship golf,off-site Beach Club nearby, lavish accommodations and sweeping bay and city views, The Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota, Florida, provides guests with a relaxing escape from the everyday. While you're visiting, be sure to enjoy the sandy beaches recently named the 2011 "Best Beach in America." ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

Address: 1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236-5594
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $280 - $721 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota 5*
Number of rooms: 266
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Also Known As:
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Hotel Sarasota
Sarasota Ritz Carlton
Ritz Sarasota
Ritz-Carlton Sarasota
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#2 Green Hotel in Sarasota
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