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Hotel Ranola

#11 of 46 Hotels in Sarasota
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place - rooms are all different & individual - greeted upon arrival with a big smile & plenty of tips for things to do in the sourounding area. Our room had its own kitchen area with oven,microwave fridge-freezer & coffee machine.Well worth checking out if you want a relaxing stay.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Hotel Ranola. Our room was spacious, well appointed and very clean. The location is ideal, close to the restaurants and shops on Main St. The owner and manager were always available and provided helpful information and recommendations. We will definitely return on future trips to Sarasota.

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Thank DoWh
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7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be upgraded, so our lovely suite in this stylish hotel was extremely good value. It's a 1920s building with lots of original features beautifully modernised. The location is great, just off Main Street with its shops and restaurants, and a pleasant evening stroll from the waterfront. The managers could not have been friendlier or more... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

My husband and I planned a getaway for our anniversary. We had an AWESOME weekend! The hotel was adorable and very clean. The property manager was so friendly and helpful. We are not, by nature, social people and we were provided with a very quiet stay, rarely seeing anyone. The hotel was within walking distance of great restaurants and adorable... More 

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Thank annacoelhosilva
HotelRanola, General Manager at Hotel Ranola, responded to this review

Hello Anna, Thank you for taking the time to write and tell us about your stay with us. We enjoyed having you and your husband and hope to see you again. Thank you and warm regards, Jeri Berman Hotel Ranola Manager More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Hotel Ranola was comfortable and welcoming! The beds were amazing and the staff were super nice. The rooms are set up like small apartments which made sitting down to relax after a long day of work enjoyable. I will definitely always book with Hotel Ranola when I come to Sarasota!

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Thank estumfoll
HotelRanola, Manager at Hotel Ranola, responded to this review

Thanks Evan, Your Review was lovely we enjoyed having you and your business partners and hope you return often. Warm regards, Jeri More 

Webster, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This is a vintage hotel remodeled to reflect the 1920s era. The room was wonderful. A comfy king size bed with a couch in the room, and fully appropriated kitchen. There was a large walk in closet with a dressing table and a remodeled private bath. The lady who registered us was friendly and helpful pointing out places to dine... More 

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Thank rnatterer
HotelRanola, General Manager at Hotel Ranola, responded to this review

Donald, Thank you so much for your review. We enjoyed having you and would love to have you return. It was a pleasure sharing and we thank you for your lovely review. Warm Regards, Jeri More 

Venice, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Like a small apartment - full kitchen, lots of modern technology, walking distance to downtown, restaurants, waterfront, etc. Very retro, back to the 60s era. We did not stay but visited friends who found this adorable place to stay in downtown Sarasota.

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Thank Karen P
HotelRanola, Manager at Hotel Ranola, responded to this review

Karen Thank you for your review we enjoy hearing al the good and improving compliments. We are always happy to hear your views so we can improve. Thank you Jeri More 

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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Hotel Ranola is a lovely Art Deco hotel perfectly situated near Main Street restaurants and the Whole Foods Supermarket in downtown Sarasota. Jeri and Teri provide warmth and charming care, and go out of their way to make sure their guests have what they need. We deeply appreciated their advice and genuine concern for our welfare - especially on a... More 

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Thank Chris U
HotelRanola, Manager at Hotel Ranola, responded to this review

Hi Chris and Ginnie, Never did get the Udy story. We will have to save that for your next visit. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us. Safe travels home. So pleased your stay in the Keys was so pleasurable. We look forward to your return. Warm Regards, Jeri More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The information center in Sarasota told us about the Ranola, and we are so happy they did. We were only in town for one night, but the Ranola was great. Loved the Art Deco building and decor. The people running the hotel made it feel like a bed and breakfast -- so kind, helpful, full of useful information about the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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58 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Our stay here was more than 5 stars! The owner was so sweet, giving us water bottles and maps for the city, and even chocolate as we checked out! We were updated to a suite because the hotel was full, and the suite was so cute! Older styled rooms and very large! We would love to come back for a... More 

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Thank geemaree
HotelRanola, Manager at Hotel Ranola, responded to this review

Gina, We loved having you and were so pleased to share. Thank you for all your positive comments. We are always upgrading and plan on resurfacing all the tubs this summer. they are all original from the 20's. Will make sure to upgrade you again. Call us directly Jeri More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only hotel in the heart of Downtown Sarasota, Florida. Walk to dozens of fabulous restaurants. Shops, galleries, etc. Full kitchens, sitting area, spacious rooms. Pillowtop mattresses, luxurious linens, flat screen TVs, Wi-Fi and more. Minutes to beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ranola

Address: 118 Indian Place, Sarasota, FL 34236
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $108 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Ranola 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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