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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Average hotel for the price. Location is fair. Was given the impression that the beach was in walking distance and it really is not. You will have to bring your own chairs as the hotel does not have any to loan its guests for the beach

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Columbia, SC
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked this place because of the reviews...never again, this place is gross! The room cleanliness was borderline, sheets were uncomfortable and the soap for the shower smelled awful! At 6am the garbage trucks were in full force! Never again will I try to save money and compromise on a room! Checked out and am going to a nice boutique...

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SiestaHotelMgr, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Siesta Key Gateway, responded to this review

Greetings jhall1sc1 - Thank you for your review and we are disappointed that you are not in the majority of our guest reviews as exceeding or meeting guest expectations. Sounds as if you may not have done your due diligence on our property, its location and the many pictures and videos posted on our website and the brand's site as...

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a repurposed Holiday inn. The present owners did a very good job. Hotel is very clean and well kept. Comfortable. Refrig in room. Guests are friendly. Staff is courteous,4:00 PM cookies are good. Breakfast oatmeal is different but good. Owners recipe, they bake instead of boil and it is hot and tasty. The scrambled eggs are brought in,...

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SiestaHotelMgr, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Siesta Key Gateway, responded to this review

Greetings Bertram A - Thank you for your recent review of our hotel property. We have been a Best Western Plus for almost 5 years now and appreciate your compliments regarding cleanliness, courteous staff, breakfast and other items on our breakfast bar. We are glad we were able to meet your expectations and hope to have the opportunity to host...

new brunswick
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was great, except there are large speed bumps in the parking lot and when the trucks go over them early n the morning very load and wakes you up. Should remove speed bumps. Great tourist attractions.

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Lake City, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel in a good location to visit Siesta Key without the extra expense of actually staying on Siesta Key. The breakfast was especially complete and good for a hotel with nice clean seating. Menu changed each day a little. Oatmeal and yogurt toppings especially good. Pool, hot tub and outdoor snack and bar clean and nice. Beds not the...

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SiestaHotelMgr, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Siesta Key Gateway, responded to this review

Greetings kathleens316 - Thank you for your recent review of our property. It is a pleasure to have hosted you during your stay and we are glad we were able to meet your expectations. We hope you will return to us in the future if your plans take you back to Sarasota.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great everyone we came upon was very helpful and friendly. Ground were beauirful gorgoues pool with a very nice bar and fire pit. We had some issues with our room at 11:30 at night the toilet just stop flushing like, luckily by morning it flushed (ew). Walls were paper thin, we chose to stay poolside to have a...

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SiestaHotelMgr, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Siesta Key Gateway, responded to this review

Greetings CrSmith214 - Thank you for your recent review of our hotel property. We are delighted that you were able to enjoy our beautiful pool, hot tub and poolside bar and grill. Since the pool and bar close at 10 PM, I can only assume that you may have heard other guests on the property on a Saturday night. We...

Cranston, Rhode Island
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff, beautiful pool area. Breakfast was good with cookies at 4:00pm. Coffee served all day and popcorn was a nice touch. Location was perfect for all beaches, restaurants, and sightseeing adventures. Would highly recommend this property. Harry's Bar & Grill on the same premises. Awesome food!!!

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SiestaHotelMgr, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Siesta Key Gateway, responded to this review

Greetings Judith M - Thank you for your recent review and we appreciate the opportunity to host you during your stay. We are delighted that we were able to exceed your expectations and we hope to have the ability to do so again in the near future.

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I first saw this place online I thought it was a newer hotel but, once I got there I could tell that it was older than I originally thought. It has undergone a few renovations in its time and has been kept up quite well! I was in room 407 on the top floor and was quite pleased when...

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SiestaHotelMgr, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Siesta Key Gateway, responded to this review

Greetings Adam S - Thank you for your most recent review and the honest overview of our property. Although we take pride in knowing that our online pictures, which are monitored and updated often, reflect everything about the property, it is only when you visit a location physically that your opinion can be formed. We are grateful that we had...

Toms River, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start with front desk, very nice,very helpful and a rarity they know the hotel and the area. Really good hot breakfast, clean pool and hot tub, nice fire pit next to the bar, when you come back from a walk on the beach or dinner it's a great relaxing place to crash. They have free shuttle to everywhere...

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SiestaHotelMgr, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Siesta Key Gateway, responded to this review

Greetings jdkyankees - Thank you for your recent review of our hotel property. We are delighted that we were able to exceed your expectations during your stay, and that the breakfast, pool, hot tub, fire pit and poolside bar and grill were part of your experience while you were here. We hope to have you stay with us again. (Thanks...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy access, surprisingly soft absorbent bath towels. I know that sounds funny but it was true. Not the normal "sandpaper" bath towels in most hotels. The location was good and there is a Sports Bar/ Restaurant connecting to the property via the parking lot which had good food and entertainment. Live band outside and sports TV inside.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the newly renovated Best Western Plus-Gateway Siesta Key located at the south bridge to the #1 beach in the US. This hotel is 1 mile from public beach access on Siesta Key and surrounded by restaurants, shopping and many points of interest. Your stay includes hot breakfast everyday and every guestroom includes microwave, fridge and 42" flat screen with HDTV channel lineup. We look forward to seeing you here in paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Siesta Key Gateway

Address: 6600 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express)
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $116 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Siesta Key Gateway 2.5*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Sarasota-Siesta Key Area Hotel Sarasota
Holiday Inn Sarasota
Holiday Inn Express Siesta Key
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms with sofa overlooking the garden are better. Bathrooms are small.”
 of 5 bubbles 230bertrama, 1 week ago | Read review
“Do not get a room that faces the parking lot”
 of 5 bubbles golf123456, 1 week ago | Read review
“pool side is probably a better choice”
 of 5 bubbles 247judithm, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“I stayed on the first floor front side and it was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles 957kathryng, Jan 19, 2017 | Read review
“If poolside, expect noise until 10pm...”
 of 5 bubbles aazonemaster, Jan 16, 2017 | Read review
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