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Lantern Inn & Suites

#28 of 46 Hotels in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
7251 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243 (Formerly Suburban Extended Stay Sarasota)
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Ridderkerk, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel, rooms are very neat (i think they just refurbished) and are clean! WIFI is fast! The pool is nice, but it is a bit loud, so if you want quiet: ask to not be put at the poolside of the hotel. the staff is Very helpful and friendly. if you want you can use a BBQ outside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After going to Knights Inn down the street and leaving that place due to the smell and Cockroaches, we found this place. So impressed with our entire experience, the rooms smelled great, the room was immaculate, AC worked great, NO Cockroaches, friendly staff, pool was great and clean. We'd Def come back to ONLY stay here, beach close by too.... More 

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Thank Almasita B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Was in town for 7 nights for relocation. This place was perfect. The extras like a small kitchen and sitting area made our stay so comfortable. Above everything else the bed was comfy and the room new and clean. Love the fact the room floors were tiled. Much cleaner feel then nasty motel rug under your feet. The pool area... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We ended in The Lantern as the last resource for Memorial Day weekend. We booked online without a credit card, which was weird and doubtful. When we arrive the front desk lady was waiting for us. She gave us a suite with stove and normal size fridge, not those little 3 feet we are use to see at big hotel... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Do not book with a mom a,,, they will mess up your booking and this hotel was absolutely uncompromising...lost all my money. A mo ma has non-English speaking people who are rude and indecipherable. The hotel was not as pictured, especially pool area. This is not an American company. In addition the front desk helpers do not speak English well... More 

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shelleybell1, Director of Sales at Lantern Inn & Suites, responded to this review

We are sorry you had a negative experience with Amoma.com. They are a third party reservation system. We do not contract with them. They purchase our rooms from another legitimate company and then re-sell them. We do not control how they portray the hotel or any booking restrictions they implement. Your purchase, payment, etc was all thru them - not... More 

Chardon, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We stayed 3 nights. You can tell the owners and their staff are working hard to continue updating this property. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, The king suite had a couch, coffee table, full size refrigerator, microwave and coffee pot, along with extra counter space and a "kitchen type" sink. All we would have needed to do is... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

What a great place to stay,the welcome we received was great.The new owners Jim and Pa and all their employees were very pleasant and could not have done more to make our stay any more pleasant,The room was very comfortable,newly renovated to a high standard,we will look forward eagerly to visiting again,if you are in the area please stay here... More 

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Milverton, Canada
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

wow...we have been coming to this place for 6 years..the new owner Jim and Pa took over in the middle of March last year(2015)...you would hardly know the place...it had been neglected for so many years with little or no management that we even debated if we would ever return..we come in March for the month...even the first week Jim... More 

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

A newly renovated room with a comfortable bed. Great employees and welcoming for outdoor games. Clean pool. Would stay again! The diner across the road they recommended gives a 10% discount with room key. Great breakfast there!

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1 Thank Joyce S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time there with our 2 small kids, they had fun in the warm pool. We even barbecued the last day there! Nice renovated room, great shower, firm mattress, mini kitchen with full size refrigerator. The front desk people and housekeepers were very polite? We will come back again for sure!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated hotel located near beaches, shopping and dining - Spacious rooms with micro/fridge or efficiencies with mini kitchens - Tropical courtyard and swimming pool - Warm hospitality and great service - ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lantern Inn & Suites

Address: 7251 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243 (Formerly Suburban Extended Stay Sarasota)
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $73 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lantern Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Sarasota Hotel Sarasota
Suburban Extended Stay Sarasota
Sarasota Extended Stay
Extended Stay Sarasota
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