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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

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  • 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 202 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by air quality we had reserved a non smoking room and it was great but outside of the room the interior of the hotel smelled of smoke so if we had wanted to sit somewhere inside we would not have been able to October 24, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Has problems but seen worse My initial experience was not good. Upon entering my room, I found the towel rack torn from the wall with debris on the bathroom floor and hardware on the sink. Whether someone had just started the repair job and quit or was about to start does not matter. The room was obviously not ready for guests. I called the front desk who immediately assigned me to another room. The room itself was nice and up to the standards I expect. However, the first floor hallway to get to the room smelt of cigarettes and had stains on the carpet. Not what I expect from Holiday Inn Express. Finally the television lost signal or pixelated frequently. Very annoying. These things aside, my final room was comfortable. October 23, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent!! First time in the Bradenton area and I really enjoyed staying at the Holiday Inn here! Jade at the Front Desk was very professional and friendly. The room was comfortable, clean, and quiet. The breakfast area was clean and the breakfast staff was very nice. The fitness room had great cardio equipment. I will definately stay in this hotel again if I am in the area. October 8, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Awful holiday Inn Room was dirty and not typical holiday Inn. A/c stopped working during night contact front desk and was advised maintenance was on break and some one would be up to fix later. Waited for over an hour still no one showed, called front desk and I advised him was going to bed and guess to forget it. Front desk clerk never said anything just okay. Sheets on king bed had black stains on them bathroom wasn't cleaned. Just overall gross will never stay at this hotel again and don't advise anyone to neither October 7, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by great location Very nice neighborhood and close to everything you need or want. We stayed two nights. First day we walked into our room it was freezing cold. Turned AC up and finally off . The bed felt like everytime I rolled over I was going to fall off the bed. The next morning I requested blankets for both beds. We left and returned around 1pm-no blankets. The girl at the desk said they had to wash and dry them first! I would think that size hotel would have extra blankets!! I also asked same girl about a sports bar across the street-all she knew it was there. Not very helpful to out of towners.. The man at night John was professional & pleasant October 2, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Out of the mainstream, yet a great location This hotel is away from the freeway, and yet a great location for doing everything from shopping, restaurants, and playing on the island. A very nice and large lobby greats you with sort of an unexpected elegance. The desk staff are very efficient and accommodating. The maintenance staff were prompt, responding within 5 minutes, to fix a problem with the AC. I would definitely recommend this hotel to my friends and family, and we will certainly visit this property on our future trips to the Bradenton area. September 26, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by If you gorgot something They will really ggprovide for you your needs, A glass of milk and cookies LOL. The entire staff is warm and polite September 23, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Friendly staff and excellent service This is our first choice of accommodation when we stay in Bradenton. September 10, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by just ok We stayed for a soccer tournament. We chose a room with the whirlpool bath thinking it would help our soccer player relax after games. The jets on the tub did not work and no one came to the room to fix it. Also, the second day we were there the cleaning person made the bed with visably dirty sheets. We didn't say anything because we were checking out early anyway. September 8, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice Facility and great Staff Stayed for several weeks. The Facility was clean and the Staff was very attentive. August 30, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by We had a good stay, but hotel needs to pay attention to certain points We stayed over a week in this property. What we liked was: - Distance to the beach and all local shops and restaurants; - General surroundings of the hotel (parking, terrace); - It`s not a party place hotel, so quiet rooms and plenty of space at the pool; -Reception, always friendly we came with request; - Quality of the beds was good. What we didn`t liked; - Our room was a bit worn. We had a room with a nasty odor and the carpet should be renewed, also in the hallway; - Pool should be cleaned more often, we found a lot of hair in the pool; - Pool area should have a few more umbrella`s; -Breakfast area was small, and everyday the same. Practically no fresh options/fresh fruit (and the waitress didn't really seem to enjoy her job). Overall we enjoyed our stay, however for next year please renew the carpets, remover the hair from the pool and expand breakfast as it was boring after 8 days. August 26, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Near the Beach I selected this HI Express because it was a short drive to the beach. It was a good hotel. What would make it better was if there was a small refrigerator in the standard rooms. I usually bring my own filtered water and like to keep it cold. I had to buy a cooler and fill it with ice to keep things cool. Could use some additional hooks or towel bars close to the shower, as there is only one small hook for a towel. I liked that it was easily accessible to the main road, but didn't get the noise from Cortez. The front desk was extremely helpful, can't say enough good things about them. August 23, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Loud and tired Air conditioner was too loud and room looked tired. August 23, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Can't beat the government rate! Room was clean and comfortable. The staff were awesome and very accommodating. Enjoyed my time by pool relaxing... August 23, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good Night's Rest We used this as an overnight stay as our last day in Florida. The hotel was clean and comfortable. Our alarm clock was not functioning anymore and needed to be replaced. Free breakfast was tasty and good. Coffee was very good. August 21, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Comfortable bed and great service. Great location. Friendly staff. If working in Bradenton then this is where you want to stay. August 19, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by POOR MANAGEMENT The room was average just needs some updating. The breakfast buffet was excellent and well stocked. Pool and hot tub was excellent. The major problem at this hotel is management. I was overcharged on my bank card by a new employee. My card was only to be charged as a hold for incidentals, however employee charged me for my room which was already pre-paid for. I bought it to managements attention immediately. Problem was never corrected, no apology made of any kind except well mistakes happen. I have now called corporate 3 times on this manager who has still not yet put the money back into my account, 8 days after the error was made. He has refused to cooperate and fax over paperwork my bank has requested. My advice to anyone who chooses to stay here, check your bank account BEFORE you leave the hotel for overcharges and to anyone who has stayed already stayed here, check your bank account. August 18, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by ROOMLOCK REPORTED TWICE THAT KEY WOULD NOT OPEN DOOR . HOUSEKEEPER LET US IN ONCE.ARRIVED NEXT TIME AND PROBLEM WAS NOT CORRECTED.MAINTAINCE MAN LET US IN AND TOLD US IT WAS NOT REPORTED.NEEDS A SOME REMODELING OTHERWISE COMFORTABLE. August 16, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Handicap room available The desk clerk changed me to a handicap room which I appreciated. I could shower without worry and the bed was comfortable. The air conditioning actually remained the same all night, very comfortable, which was a first. Most hotels/motels A/C seem to never work properly. The breakfast was good, plentiful and varied. A comfortable stay. Thanks, Lucy August 16, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great customer services The 1st day making resv to arrival, departure was treat!!!! The staff is friendly which made my stay very relaxing. August 16, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Never a problem at HIE We had a pool side room , and the air conditioner from the room above dripped its water right down on the track of the sliding doors. I mentioned it to the maintenance guy and he said he can't do anything unless the boses told him to do it . For the next half hour he didnt do anything. Are your maintenance people all micro managed like that? It's a 2 dollar fix and maybe 3 minuets to do the job . And your sliding glass doors would last a lot longer, you have a nice hotel let the maintenance people do there job .They know it needs to be done. We were in room 108. Everything else was great its what we have come to expect from HIE. Thanks Chris July 27, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by johnnie33 Stayed on the first floor. Air conditioner was very noisy. I stay here every 6 weeks or so and I like the hotel. I think the air conditioner needs to be replaced. The lights between the beds were not working either. Some one came to put bulbs in the bathroom, but did not fix the lights between the beds. Person at desk forgot to mention my membership and I didn't get any package. Maybe they don't do that here. Breakfast was good and you get a 20% discount at Beef O' Brady's if you tell them that you are staying at the Holiday Inn Express. They should tell quest that. I will be back. July 23, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by super hotel Close to IMG- great room- i opted fr the suite and great breakfast July 19, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Comfy & Clean! Great location. Easy access to beautiful beaches, restaurants & shopping. Breakfast & other hotel staff very friendly & accomodating. Pool was clean. Will return soon. July 18, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by 4 night stay with comfy bed and attentive staff The GPS could not locate the hotel so we called and used the address of a nearby Aldi to get there. The location was great - near Bradenton beaches, easy reach of Route 41 to Sarasota and Bradenton, on a bus route although used a car. The pool seemed a bit murky and the hot tub had some debris, but we didn't use either - too busy. Great to have a fridge and microwave. Hard working and attentive staff in the breakfast area replenishes quickly. Two story entry, elevator view of pool, and a U-layout gives many rooms a pool view. Nearby Anna Maria Oyster Bar has with great value on various seafood specials of the day. Third floor rooms are quiet. July 14, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great value-friendly staff and clean only upset that booked room in February-and checked that I would have a refrigerator 3 times-assured that I would. That didn't happen; "sorry Holiday week"-thats why I requested in Feb towels not available when needed July 12, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good location Comfortable bed and great service. Will stay in this hotel in the future. Good location. July 4, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great service and affordable We were staying in town for an event. From the moment I got there the front desk person was efficient and friendly. It took about five minutes. They also told me how to get to my event and explained all amenities. Room was very clean. Breakfast was terrific. June 28, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Fun Times Our Family vacation was a blast. The hotel staff was very helping in guiding us to find good local restaurants., giving us directions to the beach and local attractions. The Breakfast choices were an excellent way for us to start our day at the beach / the pool or sightseeing in town. I want to be selfish and keep this little gem to myself. :-) The location was great, closed to airports/ beaches/ & local attractions. two supermarkets writhing walking distance & many restaurants. The only thing I noticed was that the lobby needs some furniture updating had a "cigarette" smell but this is just a cosmetic upgrade. (personally I recommend removing those curtains that may retatin the cigarette smell . My room was clean and comfortable. Everyone loved the pool I will definitely stay in this hotel again. Thanks to the staff for their helpfulness & knowledge about the area. June 26, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Location I chose the hotel due to its location to IMG. The hotel could use an upgrade. The carpet in the room was very old, slightly damp and dirty. The phone did not work in the room. Room had an odor. Felt very unclean although I could see it was clean. Bed linens were clean. There were people drinking in parking lot sitting on back of truck bed. Felt uncomfortable going outside. Staff not particularly friendly. Not best experience for Holiday Inn Express June 20, 2013
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