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Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you pay 100 dollars a night in Sarasota, you know it's not going to be too notch. Our room was on the ground floor, and was clean and comfortable. It is dated in regards to decor, appliances, etc. Staff was friendly and helpful, and with some remodeling and repair it could be a cool place. Main issues were: AC...

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Solebury, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed here one night between other resort reservations (spring break made access to our time share a challenge this trip), but I might consider coming again to see more of Sarasota as it was pleasant and comfortable. Pricing was under $100 per night, so I'd consider it a budget option. The room was sizable with two double beds,...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Positive: 1. The Wifi works. 2. Front desk clerk was helpful. 3. A/C worked--ceiling fan in room. Negative: 1. To say the least, this is NOT a family friendly "resort." The rooms are disgusting, the property is run down, and there were sketchy activities going on after dark. The "renovated" rooms consisted of newer bed covers, carpet being pulled up...

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Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guy at the front desk was great- the end. I've slept in a field in my car for a concert and been more comfortable! The bar next door...don't bother- over priced for very nasty drinks. Between the two I would have to say; dark, dirty holes. Spend the extra money and go ANYWHERE else.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just came back from a nice 3day stay at the Golden host resort in Sarasota fl. We found the location to be very convenient to many attractions the airport all within walking distance.The bus line stops across the street that willtake you to downtown and onto the beaches as well as many other places the bus is called scat it...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Nice helpful staff terrible rooms. Dirty filthy smelling beds hard as a rock. Nasty bathroom. The bar was gross with overpriced well drinks with a bartender that was busy stuffing her face. The pool was nice and the staff was helpful. Overall a bad experience.

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were met by a friendly receptionist on check in, and found all the staff to be nice and polite. The room was comfortable and well equipped, clean and tidy. Wifi wasn't very good but just about adequate. Breakfast was provided in the dining room next to reception, cereals, bagels, coffee tea etc, and it was topped up as people...

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Thank arnoldjmooney
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly people great staff. Worst night sleep in years walls very thin hard matress needs updating.Has tiki bar and a big pool many parts of building falling apart outside walkways seemed very dirty.

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1Thank eric o
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Staff was very welcoming. However, only the lower level rooms have been updated and we ended up upstairs. Room was just fine EXCEPT the most important part...the bed. It was rock hard. Very uncomfortable. Staff said she'd give us a 5% refund, so far haven't seen it, but I'll keep checking my account. If you stay here ask for lower...

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Spring Hill, Florida
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Very clean room, good water pressure and plenty of hot water, which was lacking in other Inns in the area. I was impressed with the staff and overall atmosphere of the whole place. Looking forward to staying there when I'm back in the area.

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GM_Golden-Host, Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Michael, Thank you so much for your kind words. We pay a lot of mind to details like water, not just the big things, to ensure that our guests are happy. It makes our staff happy knowing that they succeeded with you, and we eagerly await your return!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Golden Host Resort

Address: 4675 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234-3895
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $96 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Golden Host Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Golden Host Hotel Sarasota
Golden Host Sarasota
Golden Host Resort Sarasota, Florida
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“Ground floor looked more updated”
U9235MOmichaela, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Just don't choose here!”
FYIthe411, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Find another place to stay!”
tourist446, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms looking at the pool are great”
mukk1234, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go elsewhere if possible.”
mcbinder, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
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