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La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown

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silver lake
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in a situation where we needed a place asap @ 12am with our cat. Thanks to AAA they arranged the room and stayed on the line throughout the process. Not the greatest place but it could have been a lot worse. Thank you La Quinta. They do offer free breakfast

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General M, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing our property for your recent stay! We are glad to hear that we were able to help accommodate you in your time of need. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Adam T. General Manager More 

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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This La Quinta is an excellent example of the facilities and service one can expect from La Quinta -- not too fancy but well thought out, comfortable and serviceable. This hotel is in a premier location to visit the Sarasota area. It is also a big plus for our family to travel with our pet. Thank you La Quinta.

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General M, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive feedback! It’s great to know your stay with us was as good as we had hoped it would be. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We’re looking forward to having you again as our guests! Sincerely, Adam T. General Manager More 

Kissimmee, Fl, United States
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hotel, very clean in and out, room well stocked on towels and amenities, very clean rooms, nice beds and clean carpet. Front Desk Debbie, is an excellent employee makes you feel wanted as a guest. Kudos to all for a well kept hotel!!!!

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General M, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback! I’m pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay at our hotel. Our team looks forward to providing you with exceptional service in the future. It’s our commitment to serve our guests to our best ability and hope to always exceed your expectations. We’ll see you soon. Sincerely, Adam T. General Manager More 

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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting hotel booked off internet for location and price as we drove around Florida. The main thing I did not realise and it was apparent after check in was they accepted dogs. A number of guests had handbag pets and while they were no trouble it was a stark contract to the last 6 hotels who made me declare I... More 

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General M, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing us for your recent stay! We greatly appreciate your feedback. Your comments will be shared with our team, and we hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Adam T. General Manager More 

Sarasota, United States
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel room was absolutely infested with ants on every single surface, including the bathroom. We also found that the breakfast buffet left so much to be desired, like variety, a working waffle iron, or fresh fruit. I usually love LaQuinta, but I will not be returning to this location.

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General M, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our property. I apologize for the problems that you encountered. I appreciate your feedback; this is definitely not the experience we want you to have when staying with us! Your feedback will help us improve our operation. We had your room treated by our pest control company to address... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel with my small dog 2 different times within the same week while looking to buy a villa in the area. Both stays were excellent, one week day, one weekend. The only thing I would suggest would be an egg item other than a hard boiled egg in their breakfast room.

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General M, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback! We’re so glad you had such a wonderful stay with us. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Adam T. General Manager More 

Sarasota, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016

You have done an EXCELLENT JOB IN THE SELECTION OF YOUR EMPLOYEES !!! I would like to RECOGNIZE two of them : 1) Trish in House Keeping ..Thorough in Her Job and Excellent with PEOPLE. 2) Barry, Overnight Manager ....Very Polite, Helpful and Dedicated to La Quinta. I HOPE YOU HONOR BOTH TRISH AND BARRY ...Art Pereless ....sarasotastreetsmart.com ... innercityhopeusa.com

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General M, General Manager at La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent stay. I am pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable stay at our property. At La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown, we constantly strive to provide excellent service and satisfaction to all of our guests, and when a guest takes the time to write, we are especially grateful. Sincerely,... More 

Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is a nice Inn to stay at when in Sarasota. Close to the airport, Jungle Gardens, University, downtown and more. Clean facility, friendly staff and they offer a continental breakfast. Not a large Inn but they make up for it in a Big way.

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Fairfax, United States
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Its not fancy but clean and reasonable and convenient to downtown, the airport and St Armands Circle. I stay there often when I come to Sarasota to see my elderly dad who lives within walking distance. I recommend this hotel!!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
2 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Hotel staff was extremely friendly and cooperative. Room was magnificent. Beds clean and comfortable. Breakfast buffet was excellent. Hotel was centrally located between Turtle Beach, Siesta Beach, and Lido Beach. Highly recommended!!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota was recently named a 2011 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner!You deserve a day at the beach. Choose the La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota facing the Sarasota Bay as well as overlooking Long Boat Key, and you'll find yourself just a short drive away from Lido Beach and Siesta Key Beaches. Conveniently located just three miles from Sarasota-Bradenton Internationa...see morel Airport, this tropically landscaped hotel is near several popular attractions including the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, John & Mable Ringling Museum, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, and Ed Smith Stadium home of the Cincinati Reds Spring Training Camp. Offices for Boars Head Provisions, Florida Power & Light, Waterside Catering, and Wellcraft Marine are also located nearby. Ringling School of Art & Design is also located nearby. Guests will enjoy a refreshing heated outdoor pool, fitness center, and a delicious Free Bright Side BreakfastTM each morning. Each spacious guest room features free high-speed wireless Internet access, a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, voice mail, data port telephone, expanded cable channels, and much more ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown

Address: 1803 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234-8338
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $112 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown 2.5*
Number of rooms: 102
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“This is a non smoking hotel. Just a FYI- I didn't realize”
 of 5 bubbles 10EH80, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms are at the back, away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles bvbrownlie, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an updated room if available.”
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