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pleasant hill ca
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2012

The rooms were small, the beds were so hard. It was so bad will never go back there.

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1 Thank kelifla
Wisconsin
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2012

We made reservations to stay here last Saturday night to visit the beach after a Disney vacation. When we arrived, they told us they were overbooked, and had no rooms available. Thank goodness for that! It was run down, the parking lot was in pieces, and there was very little light outside. My husband talked to the woman at the... More 

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Crystal River, Florida
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Reviewed 11 September 2011

I don't know what other people's problem was with this hotel, but we had a great time. A friend and I came to Sarasota to site see not to spend all of our time in the hotel. While we were at the hotel, our room was extremely clean and smelled fresh I didn't even need Febreeze! It was also the... More 

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Englewood, Florida
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2011

For the price this was a really great stay. The place is a little older so there was some wear in the room, but it was also clean. Quiet community. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Located so close to the beach, and downtown Sarasota.

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Georgia, USA
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2011

Chose this resort due to the low price and close to the airport. We stayed just one night. But BEWARE! This is not a resort!! It is in a bad area of Sarasota. The pictures on the website must have been taken when they first built it long ago. The rooms are very worn down and smelled moldy.

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3 Thank gapeach66
Miami, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 2 August 2011

The place is definitely NOT first class, but for the low price they charge I have to say this motel is surprisingly decent and clean.

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Covington, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2011

The place is a total dump...plus they gave our room away then moved us to the next crappy hotel next door that they also owned...and wouldn't even change the rate to the "not so Super 8 hotel" rate that they made us stay at...wi-fi and door key didn't work the whole time we where there... even if all this wouldn't... More 

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3 Thank Toddrollison
Winchester, Virginia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2011

This is one of the worst hotels I have seen.We booked online because it showed beautiful grounds great pool an light big rooms, they were all lies the rooms were dark an very smelly the pool was dirty and so we canceled an went elsewhere. The smell was like a wet dog even though it is suppose to animal free... More 

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Qbmirza, Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

The writer of this review DID NOT stay at our hotel. We believe that the writer of this review and the writer of review "Dirty and Disusting" are either same person or part of the same party. Both reviews were written on July 18, show Virginia address and elected to assign lowest "1" rating to all categories. This party had... More 

bunker hill, wv
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2011

I would not recommend for anyone to stay at this hotel. We had booked 2 rooms for our family vacation and when we got to the hotel and asked to see the rooms the front desk clerk showed us a room they had a very foul smell!! Even the desk clerk made a comment that the rooms would be fresher... More 

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Qbmirza, Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

We are very disappointed that the guest did not even stay at our hotel but elected to write such a strongly worded and damaging review. The guest was a "no show" on July 4 weekend when our property was completely sold out for that entire week.The guest objected to the "No Show" charges and wanted the charges to be waived.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 May 2011

My wife and I had been recommended this place by our friends, great choice! Friendly staff, clean and spacious rooms (our patio walked out to their pool area), great rates. I don't know what more you can ask for. Will recommend it all our friends and family.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $78 - $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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Golden Host Sarasota
Golden Host Resort Sarasota, Florida
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“Go elsewhere if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles mcbinder, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Pick a better area of town.”
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“Room 204 was right near the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles bethbower, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms surrounding the pool area have a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Indy-Beach-Bum-TR, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
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