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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

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Iowa
Reviewed 14 March 2014

We went to the Sarasota Opera Festival two nights and stayed at the Ritz.-Carlton. We walked over to the performances. The weather was cold and windy, but they greeted us with champagne and chocolates and our suite was ready and waiting early on. Our two night stay enabled us to relax and go to the botanical gardens, Catholic church mass,...

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 14 March 2014

I enjoy this property often...have been here several times. Some highlights...the club staff is excellent...they have a dedicated concierge to make arrangements for you. The food in the club is very good, and they always vary their presentation so if you stay more than a couple of days, you are not eating the same thing over and over. Also, the...

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Cooper City, Florida
Reviewed 12 March 2014

My friend and I spent 2 days at the Ritz Carlton sarasota. Beautiful hotel. Staff was very very nice. Rooms were really small and the beds were very uncomfortable. Hardly any amenities. For the amount of money you pay for a room they charge extra for internet. A lot of hotels now include that in your stay. You would think...

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Damien O, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, responded to this review

Dear Dawn P, Thank you for your review and kind comments regarding our team. I am sorry to hear of the disappointments you described in both reviews. If you can afford the time and would like to discuss this further I can be reached at 941-309-2001. Best wishes, Damien O’Riordan General Manager

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 9 March 2014

We were married at the Sarasota ritz 10 years ago . Stayed in the presidential suite. Knew we had to return for our anniversary but wasnt sure how we could top our experience 10 years ago. They exceeded our expectations ! We have stayed at several ritz properties across the country and this club level has an exceptional team. I...

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Amelia Island, Florida
Reviewed 9 March 2014

The hotel and the staff were very nice but our "view of the bay" room was partially blocked by other buildings. The hotel does offer beach opportunities bit it's a few miles away and only accessable by shuttle-bus. The restaurant is great.

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Damien O, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, responded to this review

Dear dennis t, Thank you for your review. I was pleased to see you enjoyed our signature restaurant, level of cleanliness and service. Your disappointment with the location of our Beach Club located 3 miles from the Resort on Lido Key that can be accessed by the shuttles we provide and transportation method of your choice is duly noted. Please...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Just returned from three nights at the Ritz Carlton in Sarasota- everyone was very friendly and very good at remembering names, but service was very slow. I felt like I was in the Caribbean. One night the concierge did not call and make a reservation he told me he would- when we got to the restaurant no reservation. Also beach...

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Damien O, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, responded to this review

Dear Marlotowers, Thank you for you for your honest feedback regarding your recent 3 night stay with us. While I was pleased to read your kind comments regarding our staff and Beach Club facilities, I was concerned with the service breakdowns you encountered and your overall experience on the beach and would very much appreciate the opportunity to discuss with...

manhattan
Reviewed 4 March 2014

While we were pleased with the hotel, there were several things that disappointed us. The bathroom had a tub-shower combo, never the most desirable arrangement. And the room service prices were astronomical: $9 (plus tax, tip and service charge) for toast! (I wonder if George V charges any more than that.) You may not want to pay extra for ocean...

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McLean, Virginia
Reviewed 2 March 2014

The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota isn’t perfect, but it’s a well-managed property with beautiful grounds and views. The facilities are excellent, the front desk and concierge staff are friendly and attentive, and the guest rooms are roomy and comfortable although perhaps showing their age and not without problems. My room on a high floor was tastefully furnished and had a stunning view...

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Jelenia Góra
Reviewed 2 March 2014

I spent three days there for a business conference. A hotel looks great – both taking the first spot and further impression into account. I love fresh flowers and beautiful things (like an old style phone). The hotel is divided in two parts: one in the city center and another at the sea side (with a nice restaurant). There is...

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Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 25 February 2014

If you're traveling to Sarasota or Longboat Key and want a luxury hotel with easy access to restaurants and beaches, the Ritz Carlton is hands down your best option...here's why. 1. The Ritz is a short walk to Sarasota's vibrant Main Street restaurants AND the city's plethora of cultural activities (plays, orchestra, etc). 2. The Ritz is also a short...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience a resort where the casual Gulf Coast lifestyle meets the sophisticated, cosmopolitan excitement of the city. Featuring exceptional dining, a luxurious spa, championship golf,off-site Beach Club nearby, lavish accommodations and sweeping bay and city views, The Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota, Florida, provides guests with a relaxing escape from the everyday. While you're visiting, be sure to enjoy the sandy beaches recently named the 2011 "Best Beach in America." ... more   less 

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Address: 1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236-5594
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $469 - $998 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota 5*
Number of rooms: 266
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Also Known As:
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Hotel Sarasota
Sarasota Ritz Carlton
Ritz Sarasota
Ritz-Carlton Sarasota
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Florida
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#2 Green Hotel in Sarasota
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