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About our Hotel

Location: Suburban

  • Location: Suburban
  • Closest City: SARASOTA
  • Distance From Hotel: 9.5MI
  • Local time zone: GMT-05:00

Check In: 3:00 PM Check Out: 12:00 PM

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 21
  • Late checkout available

Credit cards

Credit cards

  • American Express
  • Carte Blanche
  • Diners Club
  • Discover
  • Master Card
  • Visa

Accessibility

Accessibility

  • Number of Rooms:6
  • Parking

Languages

Languages

  1. English
  2. Spanish
  3. Hungarian
  4. Russian
  5. Chinese

Pet Policy

Pet Policy

No pets allowed. Service or Guide Animals are allowed. Nearby kennels at local vet offices.

What's Nearby

What's Nearby

Attraction:
Legacy Golf Club
Distance From Hotel:1.0MI
Attraction:
Lakewood Ranch Cinemas
Distance From Hotel:1.0MI
Attraction:
Nathan Benderson Rowing Park
Distance From Hotel:1.0MI
Attraction:
University Centre for shopping
Distance From Hotel:2.0MI

Parking

Parking

  • Number of parking spaces:240
  • Car Parking Available
  • Large parking area with Handicap spaces

Internet

Standard Internet Service

Standard Internet service is free for all guests
Wireless Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas
Wired Internet available in Standard Rooms,Executive Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas

Facility

Facility

  • Hotel renovated inFebruary 01, 2008
  • Total number of rooms:128
  • Total number of suites:4
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed:59
  • Total number of rooms with only double beds:69
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms:124
  • Total number of rooms for the physically challenged:6
  • Interior corridor
  • Total number of floors:5
  • FEMA Property Number:FL5171

Discover Sarasota, FL Hotel's Award-Winning Service

Holiday Inn® Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch hotel is Sarasota's award-winning jewel located near miles of white, sandy beaches, great golf, polo matches and amazing shows. Located just off I-75, our Sarasota, FL hotel puts everything within your reach.

A Florida vacation in Sarasota is not to be missed. Get a hole-in-one at more than 80 area golf courses. See the history of the circus at Ringling Museum, or take in a show at the
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Discover Sarasota, FL Hotel's Award-Winning Service

Holiday Inn® Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch hotel is Sarasota's award-winning jewel located near miles of white, sandy beaches, great golf, polo matches and amazing shows. Located just off I-75, our Sarasota, FL hotel puts everything within your reach.

A Florida vacation in Sarasota is not to be missed. Get a hole-in-one at more than 80 area golf courses. See the history of the circus at Ringling Museum, or take in a show at the Sarasota Circus. Kids can make lightning at the G Wiz Science Museum. Don't miss the crystal-clear waters and white-sand beaches of Siesta Key.

Business trips to Bradenton - Sarasota are easier when you choose the Holiday Inn® Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch hotel. Three flexible meeting rooms and a Business Center with free Wi-Fi access make it easy to finish work. You'll be nine miles from Sarasota - Bradenton International Airport and near General Electric, Trinet, FCCI, Argosy and Keiser Universities.

You won't want to leave one of our 128, non-smoking Sarasota, FL hotel rooms. You'll see why we've won IHG's top award for quality and service in North America for seven straight years and named as #1 in North America in 2008! Savor the sizzle of a premium cut steak at the award-winning Alamo Steakhouse & Grill, adjacent to the hotel. After work, relax in the outdoor, heated pool and whirlpool or workout in the Fitness Center. We look forward to serving you!

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Features
It's easy to see why our Sarasota, FL hotel's guests voted us #1. Sleep like never before on Serta Dynasty mattresses with sateen sheets in an upscale room that was designed with your comfort in mind.

Guest Reviews

Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 199 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Clean and comfortable Very clean and comfortable. Nice breakfast. Will stay again at the same hotel, but will ask for a bigger room, not on the ground floor. October 29, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Hassle-free travel As a frequent traveler, it's always nice returning to Holiday Inn Express October 23, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Place to Stay Holiday Inn Express makes you feel like you are home! October 21, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great service, and good breakfast options Had a horrible experience in a nearby hotel for our first night of vacation. Got online and found the Holiday Inn Express Bradenton West. Booked the next six nights. Couldn't be happier with our results.... The front desk was very attentive and personable. The breakfast staff was great as well. Our room was clean and comfortable every day of our stay. I will gladly return to this hotel to stay as well as recommend it to friends and family... Dan October 21, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Inadequate furnishings in room Overall, this is a nice, well-kept hotel. However, in a room with 2 double beds sleeping 4, we were provided with only one luggage rack. The dresser was very small and taken up with a TV set. I dislike having to keep my suitcase on the floor (too much bending to pack and unpack) but there was no other choice. The bathroom was inconvenient, also, with no hook or towel rack located near the sink. Little things, I know. But sometimes it's the little things that get you! October 16, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Breakfast The breakfast buffet was very good but it would be great if you could change the hot items at least every other day for your guests that are staying multiple nights. The pancakes although the concept was interesting and something I hadn't seen before were tasteless and rubbery. Otherwise there was a nice selection and was always kept full and the area was kept clean. October 15, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Time Great friendly staff, clean rooms, Clean grounds . Great quiet place October 12, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Buen servicio y excelente cutomer services Desde que llege al hotel el Customer services fue excelente. October 10, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Overall great stay! My family and I needed to book a couple of rooms in this specific area due to a funeral. I have been vacationing in Bradenton my entire life but never needed to book a hotel for my stay. With that said we chose the Holiday Inn and were very pleased. Jason greeted us with a smile and quickly had us in our room. I would consider this a small hotel located minutes from the beautiful Gulf Beaches. Easy walk next door to the Oakmont Theatre if you have any downtime. (you will love the reclining seats there!) Stick with the yogurts or cereals for breakfast. The other hot foods were bland. Beds and pillows were very comfortable. Check out was simple. October 9, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by swim pool nice place to stay however i have a 25 year old daughter who needed the pool life. prior to arriving I called and spoke to the manager to make sure the lift was in good working order and he assured me it was.. When I arrived and for the duration of our visit it did not work. the lift was the primary reason we stayed there. The previous year at the same time we stayed there and the lift was not working at that time either October 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great weekend visit Hotel was clean and staff was especially helpful and friendly. Close to restaurants. October 8, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Vacation Great location, convenient to shopping areas and close to the beaches October 3, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Would Not Stay Here Again Staff was great, room was desperately lacking in comfort, functionality and repairs. The rooms need to be updated and not just with new furniture. There was a pungent smell of cigarette odor through the corridors and common areas, especially the pool area. October 3, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Very nice staff Clean hotel - nice staff - good breakfast - would stay at this location again if in the area. October 3, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Uncomfortable bed Nice hotel in appearance but very uncomfortable beds and pillows. October 2, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Internet Access Needs Updating The internet was satisfactory, but it makes you login and use password too often. We should be able to stay logged in while on the property. Otherwise, all my experiences were above average. Thanks, Bill September 30, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Entire Visit We stayed here last year around the same time and the staff were completely not friendly, not helpful etc. So when we checked in I was expecting the same staff. Thank goodness they were gone! Diana was extremely friendly and helpful. Joe brought me everything I needed for my adult handicapped son. They had all the tools for the deaf and actually someone who knew how to install. Joe as friendly as Diana and both have great smiles. The room, so clean and fresh smelling and every time we passed the housekeeping staff oh what a smile and a nice greeting she gave us! I don't remember all the staffs name but Jason Diana and Joe made this trip for us! The breakfast had a lot to choose from, a great variety, my only problem with this is the hot items were lukewarm at best, could be hotter! This is the way a hotel experience should be: friendly, welcoming, clean and making it so you would want to return again and again and again which we will be back next year!!!!! Thank you! September 29, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Pretty nice standard room Nice room, very nice staff. Only there for 2 nights and did not use pool nor exercise room. Breakfast was standard Holiday Inn fare. The muffins could be a little fresher. Pancakes were a little thin. September 27, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Bradenton Holiday Inn This was an excellant hotel to stay at, it was convenient and had an excellant appearance from the exterior and the inside of the hotel was just as nice. The staff member checking me in was very curteous and made the check in process a pleasant experience. September 26, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great service Staff was pleasant and accommodating. We would stay again. September 24, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good Stay The hotel was comfortable and well maintained. Staff did a good job of making the stay go well September 23, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by terbial bed and service Not happy with this stay. Checked out 2 days earley and was never asked why or how my stay was. September 20, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Rooms are spotless, great service and a smile around every corner :) My stay was very enjoyable and I encountered engaged and polite staff everyday - from Jason and Justin at the Front Desk to Sonya and Michael from management! September 19, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Great location Great service but not so great facility. Needs lots of TLC in terms of maintenance and facilities and amenities. Need to stay near my sister who lives close by and has stage 4 cancer. This hotel would be my choice every visit if some upgrading will be done. September 12, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Stay Front desk staff was friendly and helpful. Nice property and room was clean and comfortable. September 12, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Customer Service Solid staff, good not exceptional service. Food Average, minimum acceptable choices. Coffee barely palatable. Rooms on the smallish side. September 12, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by ok but for the smell had a decent stay except for obnoxious chemical smell in room. not sure if that was cleaning product or an attempt to mask moldy smell September 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Breakfast Bliss I confess that I go to HEIs because I love the breakfasts. This time, though, the staff were the ones that swept me off my feet--ALL of them (but particular kudos go out to Joe at the front desk as he helped me at a critical time so that I could get to a VERY important meeting! Thank you, Joe!) September 8, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Stay It's a good play to stay. Not really close to the beach, but quiet and clean September 3, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by comfortable atmosphere with great service. Beautiful pool yard. Our room had a semi private walk out to the pool from our room. September 1, 2014
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