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Lantern Inn & Suites

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#26 of 49 Hotels in Sarasota
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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North Miami, Florida
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We stayed here two nights while visiting Sarasota, and were very happy with the room and service. Front desk clerks were friendly and helpful; the rooms are very clean with firm comfortable beds, a small area with mini fridge, microwave and sink...nice modern flat-screen tv's, free wi-fi, ironing board & iron, hair dryers....all the amenities you would need. Our room...

Thank Becky Z
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

At first the way it looks from outside I was thinking that it was maybe a motel not a hotel. But when I checked in the front desk lady was on pint, great service and very polite. The room is excellent, it has a big fridge, big microwave, decent sized room, digital TV, free WiFi, fully furnished. Honestly, there is...

3Thank Carlos M
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel was perfect for what we were looking for there was a small kitchenette as well as a beautiful pool surrounded by Palm trees very conviently located to restaurants and 15 minutes to beach would defiantly stay here again!!

1Thank Kristijustice
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We are both in our late 50's early 60's and stayed for 6 nights. On first impressions we did know that the Inn was undergoing a refurbishment to the rooms, external areas and just as we were leaving to the roof. The pool bar looked half completed which was a shame as I do think that even though some of...

Thank Jeff C
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Spent a night here, before our house rental began in Holmes Beach. Its close to airport, shopping and restaurants. Our room was actually an efficiency with stove, fridg and microwave. This place is very popular with long tern renters that seem to have lots of comardarie going. In our short stay we learned of beach outings, dinners, potlucks, BBQ and...

2Thank itscold2
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We're in Florida for 2 weeks, wanting to see some of Sarasota's lovely beaches so booked an economy hotel. Excellent bed, comfy room, nice pool area and all very cheap $$. Would definately recommend. $9-10 über to downtown Sarasota and roughly 25-30 min drive or lido and siesta key. It's not 5 star, but for $65 a night can't complain.

4Thank leighjenks
Sebring, Florida, United States
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The roof has some major damage all around the building, and we were just glad to not get the 3rd floor. The sign says it is under new management and ownership and it looks like they are renovating the hotel. The problem is the entire back area looks like a construction zone. Our room was mostly fine. We only have...

Thank prettynpink31088
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We booked tons of motels during this trip and expected to have the strict minimum. And while we had some really good surprises, this is by far the worst place I've stayed at. The hotel must have had some tornado problem or a renovation problem but there is a huge hole in the roof of the hotel. The room was...

Thank mckay_gunn
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hotel room was very nice. Had a big king size bed that was soo comfortable. HAs a small kitchen with sink, micro, coffee pot, and ref. Had a eating table and small living area. Bathtub was nice, hot water and nice water pressure. You can tell the hotel is going under renovations. There is an unfinished Tiki Bar by the...

Thank sugar51404
Hernando, Florida
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We visited Sarasota for a few days, and stayed in another motel first. The A/C smell was so bad, that we found this place at 5am when we should have been sleeping. We found a review from someone who stayed here after an experience in another bad hotel, and we booked this place on their recommendation. The Lantern Inn was...

Thank FlMaryAnne

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated hotel located near beaches, shopping and dining - Spacious rooms with micro/fridge or efficiencies with mini kitchens - Tropical courtyard and swimming pool - Warm hospitality and great service - ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lantern Inn & Suites

Address: 7251 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243 (Formerly Suburban Extended Stay Sarasota)
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $119 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lantern Inn & Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Sarasota Hotel Sarasota
Suburban Extended Stay Sarasota
Sarasota Extended Stay
Extended Stay Sarasota
Lantern Inn & Suites Sarasota, Florida
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“Second or third floor will be more quiet”
DavidM083, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask to stay on the back side near the rear to avoid traffic noise and pool noise.”
D560KPrebeccab, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The road side (West) is noisy, but better view.”
84AndrewA, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“poolside is loud, keep this in mind”
mennhage, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“third floor rooms are really quiet”
LydiaE4, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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