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Golden Host Resort

4675 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34234
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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely not one of the best hotels I've ever stayed in. The decor is pretty outdated and overall not of the best quality. Service was pretty good but the staff at the front desk could have been a bit friendlier. All in all this is not a hotel I will book again.

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San Diego, CA
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33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We were stuck in Tampa because of weather in Chicago. Offered a choice leaving three days later or next day from Sarasota, we picked the next day departure from SRQ. Now, we needed overnight stay in Sarasota. Since there were lots of delays in the Midwest that day, our normal choices were full. Ramada, Hyatt , Holiday Inn, etc. Used... More 

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Live Oak, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

I drove from north Florida to Sarasota to see my son and grandchildren and rented a room here it was very late when I checked in had a long drive with my children and was very tired the next day I was loading my things and cleaning the room when the manager came in and told me I was not... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

First I asked for a pool view due to having a young child to watch. I was denied a pool view room at time of check in, with only 4 cars at the motel. Second, the lights did not work in the bathroom or entrance area in unit 314. They sent a dirty employee to try to fix the problem.... More 

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Thank Ruth E
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here only one night. Was in Sarasota for my sons move in day to go to college. The room was not at all updated. Everything is outdated. But the most disappointing part was that the AC was not on when we got into the room. It took hours almost half the night for the room to cool off. I'm... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Overall this hotel is not your 5 start hotel because its pretty outdated and you get what you pay for. With that said here is my review we only stayed there 2 nights and when we arrived the staff was very nice but we noticed our room was not what we expected. The room smelled like mildew and the bathroom... More 

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Hiawasse, Georgia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Read the reviews on here and was very leery of our first stay, we were pleasantly surprised. Clean rooms. Hot water in bathroom. Lovely pool area with garden. Yes the hotel needs a little work, but for the price it was a great value. If you are expecting a fancy place this is not it,but if you are just looking... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

We ourchased a last minute 3 night stay through Travelocity & paid in advance. On arrival, staff very friendly, we were early, but they gave us a room that was ready. Rooms are very poor & smell musty, we also found a dead cockroach on the floor, plus bed linen was ripped. Returned to reception (with the cockroach) & they... More 

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Miami, Florida
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

We had bugs, mold, pillows were like a pile of socks both smell and effectiveness. The bed was like laying on a pizza box. Girl working the front didn't have a clue what was going on and the manager was never available. Somehow the room went from 59 to 99$. There are homeless shelters better equipped than this hole. Don't... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Dirty, I mean REALLY dirty. Our room smelled after mold. Pool is in bad condition,you can't use it.. Owner obviously don't care about this hotel. And breakfast? It was joke... I got lesson. Never buy "special deal " . Now I understand their price.... For this level of hotel is still too high....

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