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Holiday Inn Express Venice/Sarasota

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We pulled in late at night after getting lost and being 100 miles out of the way. The clerk at the desk was great, accommodating and put me at ease. In the morning, breakfast was great. My other half had problems with his glasses and frank, the maintenance man lent geoff his mini-tools and we were able to rescrew in... More 

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Ann W, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Venice/Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience at our hotel. We are very happy that our staff was able to make your stay pleasant and enjoyable. We hope you will visit us again. Only we hope you don't have to go 100 miles out of your way to achieve it. More 

Rockport, MA
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89 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surprisingly poor maintenance. Towel bar fell off the wall, towel rack rusty, floor mat had a hole in it, caulking and grout in poor shape. Lamp shade worn out. Breakfast was good. Not up to Holiday Inn Express standards. Most we have stayed at are quite good. Not this one.

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Thank BTK1127
Ann W, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Venice/Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit at our hotel and please accept our sincerest apologies for the disturbance you have experienced during your stay due to the room conditions. Rest assured that these issues will be looked into. We are about to start renovations for the entire hotel. We hope that you stop by to see all... More 

San Antonio, United States
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Stayed for 3 nights. Should have moved to another hotel, but didn't want the hassle of repacking. The staff was very good, but usually had only one person working. The room was extremely dirty. Our socks turned black from just walking through the room. There was an old coke can in one of the drawers. The chair and ottoman were... More 

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Thank Bobby C
Ann W, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Venice/Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment on your recent stay. We appreciate our guests letting us know about problems during their stay. Your comments have been discussed with the proper departments and steps will be taken to remedy the problem. You may pleased to learn that the hotel is getting ready to start a remodel and bedding and carpets will be... More 

Venice, Florida
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117 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Had the opportunity to stay at this HI Express for one night. Check in was fast, friendly and efficient. My room was somewhat tired looking which I thought was unusual in a fairly new hotel. Breakfast was the usual HI Express excellent. Rate was $99 after AAA discount which I consider to be good. Not quite up to my other... More 

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Thank jerry t
Ann W, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Venice/Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay with us. We are getting ready to remodel the hotel in the next few months. Hope your next visit will see the many changes. More 

Kincardine, Canada
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53 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2016

We stayed one night here. The room next to us had a dog which they left unattended, likely while they went for dinner. The dog barked continuously, obviously upset at being left alone. We were going to relax before dinner but the constant barking disallowed that. How mean to bring the poor animal and subject it to such a stressful... More 

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Thank chocoholic7265
Ann W, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Venice/Sarasota, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear that your stay was not a pleasant one. We are a pet friendly hotel. Guests with pets are advised not to leave the pets unattended when they leave and to leave a phone number so they can be contacted if they must leave for a short period. The guest should have been contacted and... More 

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Reviewed August 6, 2016

Here for 3 nights now, 2 more to go. Pet friendly, good location, great staff, excellent beds,excellent breakfast. Anyone who decided to stay here and disses this place must only stay at the Waldorf. Good value, everything you need.

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Ann W, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Venice/Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments regarding your stay. We hope you will stay with us every time you visit the area. More 

Venice, Florida
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43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Was here for three nights, wasn't a bad experience, but nothing great either. The hotel staff was friendly. The breakfast was more than reasonable and filled us up each morning. Our room wasn't in the best shape though, wall had places that have been repaired but not repainted, had some sort of stain on ceiling that looked like a faint... More 

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Thank Shawn B
Ann W, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Venice/Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know how you enjoyed your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express, Venice, Florida. We apologize for the lack of pictures, and the wall not being repainted. We are getting ready to do a complete renovation of the hotel in August. Hopefully on your next visit to the area we will... More 

Appleton, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 26, 2016

I can't say enough how much I appreciate the free breakfast that is offered at the Holiday Inn Express locations. My husband and I stayed at this hotel during June when I wanted to visit the Venice Pier beach to hunt for sharks' teeth. It is just a few minutes' drive from the pier (and I did find sharks' teeth!).... More 

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Thank w0nder2
Ann W, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Venice/Sarasota, responded to this review

We are very happy that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Very glad that you found shark's teeth on the beach. We want our guests to feel comfortable and at home during their stay. We will forward to seeing you again when you visit Venice to find shark's teeth. More 

Richland Hills, Texas
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Pet friendly,clean,updated contemporary rooms,great free breakfast,friendly ,helpful, staff. Great location close to Venice ,downtown,and Sarasota. I also met very nice and interesting people while staying there.One of the best hotels I have stayed at that allows pets.

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Hamburg, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Home reno in Venice brought us here. Lovely staff. Manager and Marlene could not have been nicer! We were in and out for four days; all needs met! We will return in June and July. It is our understanding that the hotel is preparing for renovations.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located minutes from the Beach, our Venice hotel is close to Sarasota, and offers free WiFi, hot breakfast, and an outdoor pool ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Venice/Sarasota

Address: 380 Commercial Ct, Venice, FL 34292-1647
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Venice
Price Range: $104 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Venice/Sarasota 2.5*
Number of rooms: 73
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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?
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“This is a pet friendly hotel, so if you don't have or like pets choose another one.”
 of 5 bubbles 702patricem, Jul 4, 2016 | Read review
“We like the first floor. Pet friendly,”
 of 5 bubbles Magnaps610, May 26, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in room 205”
 of 5 bubbles adame416, Jan 6, 2016 | Read review
“Ask if there is a dog next door or across the hall as this hotel apparently caters to pets vs people.”
 of 5 bubbles ARoley, Oct 29, 2015 | Read review
“Choose another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles ONskigirl, Jul 23, 2015 | Read review
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