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Oxford, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was at the time, the least expensive place to stay one night in the Sarasota area. Although the room appeared to be clean and a nonsmoking room, it did have a musty, smoked-in-room smell. It was also very warm when I got into the room. It took a good hour to cool down. For the $100 per night fee,...

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and providing your feedback to us. We sorry you encountered this issue during your stay. We strongly advise all our customers to refrain from smoking in our non-smoking rooms. When the hotel's policies are not followed, it effects our customers, such as yourself, that request non-smoking rooms. We take these matters seriously as they are...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spacious and clean room. TV was good with many channels. Pool was very large and breakfast was decent. Ample parking close to rooms. Overall simple and fair place to stay with easy access to local downtown. Will stay again.

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us!

Rockville, Md
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the lesser expensive hotels in the area of Sarasota I could find. Near the area I wanted to be. It is dated, clean, but it smells musty. Clean rooms, adequate, comfortable bed,decent cable selection in the tv. If I was traveling with my gf, we would have not stayed here. She prefers a more upscale hotel....

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this review and expressing your comments. We are glad you felt our hotel was accommodating during your stay. Looking forward to see you again soon. Thanks again.

Oregon, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This motel was reccomended to us by a local medical facility. It was AWFUL!!! Where do I start? The room was dirty and smelled moldy. We called it the Petrie dish. Sliding glass door had a hole that looked like it was shot by a small bullet or BB gun. The Doors were not secured at night. Questionable activities in...

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ABVISRQMANAGER, General Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

We are sorry you experienced these issues during your stay. We take customer feedback highly seriously, therefore your comments have been noted will receive attention immediately. We hope you will give us another try in the future.

Apopka, Florida
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My wife and I stayed recently at this motel and had been there twice before. We like it because its close to Lido Beach and downtown. The staff is always friendly and the rooms are large and clean. There is a Publix grocery store across the street and with a microwave and fridge in the room its perfect. My wife...

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive remarks & for and being a returning customer, we greatly appreciate it! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks again.

Long Island, New York
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stayed here 2 nights visiting from Long Island. Did not want to spend much since I was by myself. They had a coupon in one of the travel books that you can pick up around town. I believe it was $59 per night. The room was very nice. Good location but it is a far walk to the main part...

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and found our hotel convenient. Thank you for the review and we hope to see you again soon!

Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Had breakfast and a pool. Free wifi worked perfect. The bed was cozy and the room was comfy and very clean. Arielle at the front desk was very accommodating to us in helping us extend our stay and helping us with our packages and phone calls. I would recommend this place to everyone.

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

We appreciate your positive remarks. We hope to see you again soon! Thank you for the review.

Daytona Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Have been staying there for an out of town work project. Clean, affordable, and pleasant and attentive staff. Good breakfast. Will be sure and continue my stay as the project continues. Kevin with R.L. James

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

We are pleased our hotel has met your expectations. We appreciate your business and loyalty. Thank you.

Reviewed 29 June 2016

After reading other reviews, I feel like I need to share my experience. My husband and I came to town to visit family and I needed something in my budget. and you know cheap places can be a hit or miss...The girl at the front dest was pleasant and courteous. My room looked amazing. it was clean and smelled good,...

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this review. We are glad you found our hotel accommodating for you and your husband. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is my second time to visit Sarasota and we couldn't have been happier with the hotel we selected. This location is convenient to the shops and restaurants downtown as well as the world famous Siesta Key Beach. We prefer to book a mid-grade room in order to save a little money for excursions and entertainment. This older hotel is...

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to serving again soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a clean and comfortable hotel in the great location of downtown Sarasota. 4 Miles to the award winning Seasta Key beach, 3 miles to St. Armonds Circle, and 4 miles to Lido Key beach. All local attractions including Ringling Museum of Art, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Mote Aquarium and Hundreds of restaurants are less than 5 miles away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota

Address: 811 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $93 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota 1.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Awful...didn't feel safe, appeared dirty and run down.”
 of 5 bubbles PJAJGilly, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They all seem good”
 of 5 bubbles michaelkA6764TG, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take the upper level.”
 of 5 bubbles GregoryS57, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“upstairs were nice”
 of 5 bubbles irishgator17, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get an upper level poolside room with a nice balcony if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles jamescP564NE, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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