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“Unforgettable in every way” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hotel Indigo Sarasota

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Hotel Indigo Sarasota
Ranked #2 of 48 Hotels in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Orlando, Florida
Level Contributor
5 reviews
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“Unforgettable in every way”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

I planned a trip to Sarasota in June for both my girlfriend and my own birthdays. As a surprise, I was also proposing to my girlfriend on this trip. I called and asked if there were any special arrangements that could be made at the hotel. Christian took my information and followed up with a very informative email, and then proceeded to be extremely helpful in arrangements. When I arrived, Christian was scheduled off, but detailed notes were left, and Sandra (manager) was able to pick right up. Sandra was eager to help, and her role in this arrangement well exceeded my expectations. The entire staff was very friendly and attentive, and made my experience amazing. I am now engaged, and this hotel will always be a beautiful part of our memories. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I am soo great full for all your generosity.

Sincerely,
Robert J. Kane

Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Leslie P, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Sarasota, responded to this review, June 13, 2014
Dear Robert K,
Congratulations! Thank you for your review. We are thrilled to have contributed to the proposal. We pride ourselves on our front desk team. They all work together to achieve one common goal: guest satisfaction. Christian and Sandra always do their best to carry out a task successfully. Our guests can trust us to make their stay a memorable one. We are delighted to know that we will always be entangled in your memories of the joyous day when the proposal was made. We would love to be there for you in the future. Please visit us again for your bachelor/bachelorette parties, dinner rehearsal, wedding day brunch, or even your anniversary getaway!
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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Weston, Florida
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2014

Wonderful boutique hotel located in downtown Sarasota. Our room was large and very clean. The staff was pleasant and professional. On site free parking. I would definitely recommend this location. The only thing missing was a washer / dryer.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mark G
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Leslie P, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Sarasota, responded to this review, June 9, 2014
Dear Mark G,
Thank you for your feedback! We are pleased with your love for our boutique hotel. We have immense love for our guests and do our best to show you; from the moment you walk in to the moment you depart. We don’t believe in charging for the essentials (such as, wifi and parking) which is why we stand out from neighboring hotels. We do offer a dry cleaning and laundry service that is available throughout the week. Also, we are conveniently located downtown with several dry cleaning facilities, as well. We hope to see you again in the future!
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Bradenton, Florida
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2014

Varied menu including pasta, fish, vegetarian. I had sea bass with crab and assorted squash. My wife had pasta with chicken. The service was attentive, but not too close. The first course and desserts were original and delicious.

Room Tip: we live in town and went there for the food.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Jack P
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Leslie P, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Sarasota, responded to this review, June 6, 2014
Dear Jack P,
Thank you for your feedback! Our Chef Sol’s cooking is always superb. We are glad that you were able to experience some of his delectable creations. In regards to the H2O Bistro, we do our best to provide our guests with exceptional customer service. Please visit us again soon to discover more tasty dishes at the H2O Bistro!
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Mesa, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2014

Of all our hotel stays we enjoyed this one the most thanks in large part to the hospitality of the staff. We were alway greeted in a friendly, cheerful manner by all the staff regardless where we met them in the hotel. We especially enjoyed the wonderful snacks and meals in the hotel restaurant. Loved that cheesecake! The chef, Solomon, even came to our table one eve to see if we were happy with our choices… Yes we were!!! And of course our server, Adam on a few occasions, livened up our time spent eating and just hanging out. He was a delight, always attentive and keeping us laughing and enjoying ourselves. I wish I could remember the names of all who served us as they all helped make our stay THE BEST!!!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank J C
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Leslie P, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Sarasota, responded to this review, June 6, 2014
Dear J C,
Thank you for taking the time to write such a pleasant review. We are proud of the team we have put together to make your stay enjoyable. We show our love and appreciation through every action and we are glad that you noticed! In reference to the delicious cheesecake, Chef Sol wants you to have an amazing overall experience. He loves to make sure that expectations are exceeded. We can happily say that we have a wonderful H2O Bistro team. Adam is always a delight and is everything that we want to see in our staff members. We look forward to your visit and please come back to get another slice of cheesecake!
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Forked River, New Jersey
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50 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed here for a week. The hotel lived up to all of our expectations....and then some. We were not disappointed with anything....the room itself, clean & tasteful, the facilities---the restaurant, the business center, the small pool and fitness center, the location--perfect to walk into town or drive to nearby beaches. The people who work at this hotel were probably what I liked the most about the hotel. These people are friendly, knowledgable about the area and willing to help you with anything! I want to give a shout out of Adam...what an adorable young man, who worked in the restaurant....always a pleasure to be waited on by him and to talk to him. Genn...she was a lovely, hard working person too, who worked in the restaurant and Sol, the head chef....a friendly, easy to talk to person who "knows" good food. I will be staying here in the future when I return to Sarasota as I plan to make it my home someday soon! Kudos to management here....someone is "doing" something really right!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank bubbles664
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Leslie P, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Sarasota, responded to this review, June 3, 2014
Dear Bubbles664,
Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are glad to hear that we exceeded your expectations! Our boutique hotel was designed to please guests, such as you, with an eye for style. We do our best to provide our guests with exceptional service and we are pleased with your feedback. Our team at the H2O Bistro is amazing, each member compliments the hotel philosophy so well. Adam, Genn, and Chef Sol are all essential assets to our team. Please continue to visit us so that we may be your home away from home until you find your home in Sarasota – and then you can continue to visit the restaurant as one of our ‘local regulars’.
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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2014

My room was beautiful with tons of great touches. The hotel is a little light on extras, gym, pool etc... but it more than makes up for it with it's hospitality and charm. The staff was pleasant and professional

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Seth F
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Leslie P, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Sarasota, responded to this review, June 3, 2014
Dear Seth F,
Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your recent stay. We are pleased to read that you loved your room and the pleasant, professional nature of our talented staff. We do have a fitness center located on the first floor and, whilst we don’t have a pool, we do have two spa-inspired wading pools – one hot and one cold depending on your relaxation or refreshment needs. We hope that you’ll return soon and spend more time with us.
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

Absolutely loved this hotel. My husband & I stayed here on Mother's Day for 3 nights. From the moment we arrived it was perfect. The Front Desk staff was AWSOME, especially the 2 girls with blonde hair (sorry I can not remember your names)!!! The most friendly front desk staff that I have encountered at any hotel. Very thoughtful as they gave us Rose's to enjoy on Mother's day. Also gave great recommendations for beaches to visit & things to do in the area. Very welcoming!! We loved our room from the moment we walked in... relaxing music playing, huge shower with Aveda products. It felt like we were at a Spa & made for our trip! Although outside there is no pool, there is a relaxing fountain that soothed us to sleep and 2 "hot" and "cold" jetted tubs that we enjoyed.. especially the cold one on during the hot day.. the area was surrounded by palm and large trees which made it feel more secluded. We will certainly recommend this property for anyone visiting Sarasota especially for couples.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank 777tanyaf
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Leslie P, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Sarasota, responded to this review, June 3, 2014
Dear 777tanyaf,
Thank you for your review! We think that Mother’s Day is one of the best holidays and we try to show our appreciation through little gestures. From the beautiful roses to the Aveda products; we want you to have a memorable and relaxing stay. We are pleased that you enjoyed exploring Sarasota. Our front desk staff is definitely awesome and we are happy to hear that you took the time to learn about our neighborhood from them. We hope to see you again for Father’s Day, relaxing by our spa-inspired waiting pools.
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Property: Hotel Indigo Sarasota
Address: 1223 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, FL 34236-2901
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 48 Hotels in Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Indigo Sarasota 3.5*
Number of rooms: 95
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Indigo Sarasota Inspired service, intriguing design, invigorating atmosphere: Hotel Indigo Sarasota is the refreshing alternative, perfect for business and leisure travel. Situated on the edge of downtown Sarasota three miles from the Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport. Hotel Indigo Sarasota is close to many cultural attractions and business centers. Play on the pristine beaches of Siesta Key and shop or dine at the famed St. Armands Circle. Explore the beauty of the John & Mable Ringling Museum,the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens & the Mote Marine Aquarium or take in a show at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, all minutes from the hotel. Come and savor the experience of our unique atmosphere at the H20 Bistro. A dining pleasure with an intimate and casual atmosphere serving breakfast, lunch, starters and dinner, we also offer a specialty beer and wine bar! Relax beside twin spa wading pools or curl up in an oversized chair with your laptop and take advantage of the complimentary high-speed Internet access throughout the hotel, or play a round or two of golf at the many nearby courses. Hotel Indigo Sarasota, when you travel and stay with us; you re never too far from home. ... more   less 
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