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“Great Stay” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown
Ranked #25 of 47 Hotels in Sarasota
Orange Park
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Great Stay”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2014

We checked in and the power was out (the whole grid). The manager actually took our suitcase up the stairs for us and to our room & made sure we were comfortable. The room was large & clean with a very comfortable bed with good pillows.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Not sure where some of the extremely negative reviews originated. We checked in and had booked the two room "suite" with king size bed thinking we might need the pull out couch. We asked about getting a regular room and lady at front desk signed us up for the la quinta rewards and gave us the larger room for same price as the smaller room. The hotel was very clean, very bright, and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

For the price of other rooms in the area and the quality of the rooms at la quinta (not to mention how close it is to everything in Sarasota) my wife and I will be staying here during all our return trips to Sarasota.

Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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mclean, va, United States
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2014

service was very helpful. Printer for the lobby computer was not working. Staff quickly let me use the computer inside the office to print a boarding pass. Staff on several trips has been consistently efficient and responsive.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
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Oviedo, FL, United States
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2014

This hotel is old. But that is O.K. Staff friendly, lobby area adequate. Once you go to the second floor. The elevator smells bad, the carpeting in the hallways are so dirty and smelly. Once in the small room at first it looked o.k. until you start seeing the dirt in the bathroom, carpet, headboard and sofa. We had no choice but to stay two nights out of four we had reserved. We decided to cut our vacation short and go back home.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2014

Very good accommodations and staff was excellent, could not have stayed at a finer hotel we appreciate the respect and courtesy that the clerk gave to us and was very knowledgeable about helping us and the hotel.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
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Sarasota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

The hotel was clean and staff was friendly. They are also pet friendly which was a huge win for us. The grass area for the dogs was very clean, they provided bags for us. I would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown
Address: 1803 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234-8338
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 47 Hotels in Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown 2.5*
Number of rooms: 102
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota was recently named a 2011 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner!You deserve a day at the beach. Choose the La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota facing the Sarasota Bay as well as overlooking Long Boat Key, and you'll find yourself just a short drive away from Lido Beach and Siesta Key Beaches. Conveniently located just three miles from Sarasota-Bradenton Internationa...see morel Airport, this tropically landscaped hotel is near several popular attractions including the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, John & Mable Ringling Museum, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, and Ed Smith Stadium home of the Cincinati Reds Spring Training Camp. Offices for Boars Head Provisions, Florida Power & Light, Waterside Catering, and Wellcraft Marine are also located nearby. Ringling School of Art & Design is also located nearby. Guests will enjoy a refreshing heated outdoor pool, fitness center, and a delicious Free Bright Side BreakfastTM each morning. Each spacious guest room features free high-speed wireless Internet access, a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, voice mail, data port telephone, expanded cable channels, and much more ... more   less 
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