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About our Hotel

Location: Downtown/City Center

  • Location: Downtown/City Center
  • Closest City: SARASOTA
  • Distance From Hotel: 0.0MI
  • Local time zone: GMT-04:00

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:5
  • Parking
  • Service Animals Allowed

Languages

Languages

  1. English
  2. Spanish
  3. Portuguese

Pet Policy

Pet Policy

Advanced Pet reservation required. Call hotel directly for pet reservation. 100 dollar pet fee per stay. Pet weight limit is 35lbs. 2 pet maximum. Pet rooms limited to first floor king rooms. Pet fee is non refundable. Must book in advance.
Pet fee amount  100.00  USD  per night

What's Nearby

What's Nearby

Attraction:
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Distance From Hotel:0.4MI
Attraction:
Sarasota Opera
Distance From Hotel:1.0MI
Attraction:
Downtown Main Street
Distance From Hotel:1.0MI
Attraction:
Selby Botanical Gardens
Distance From Hotel:2.0MI

Parking

Parking

  • Car Parking Available
  • Complimentary covered onsite parking! Enjoy your pick of plenty of parking spaces covered or uncovered. Choose to park in our parking garage and enjoy easy access to the elevators taking you directly to your hotel room floor.

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, 2013
  • Total number of rooms:95
  • Total number of suites:12
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed:76
  • Total number of rooms with only double beds:19
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms:95
  • Total number of rooms for the physically challenged:5
  • Executive floors
  • Interior corridor
  • Total number of floors:4
  • FEMA Property Number:FL5752

Travelers to Sarasota, FL Enjoy Hotel's Decor and Charm

Situated adjacent to the beautiful Sarasota Bay, the Hotel Indigo® Sarasota hotel is a peaceful and unique alternative to the typical stay. With a distinct, boutique-style atmosphere and locally refreshing decor, you'll feel the difference as much as you'll see it during your visit to Sarasota.

The hotel's location is perfect for tourists as we're situated in the heart of the arts district. We're within walking distance to
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Travelers to Sarasota, FL Enjoy Hotel's Decor and Charm

Situated adjacent to the beautiful Sarasota Bay, the Hotel Indigo® Sarasota hotel is a peaceful and unique alternative to the typical stay. With a distinct, boutique-style atmosphere and locally refreshing decor, you'll feel the difference as much as you'll see it during your visit to Sarasota.

The hotel's location is perfect for tourists as we're situated in the heart of the arts district. We're within walking distance to downtown, and popular destinations like Siesta Key Beach, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and the Ringling Museum of Art are just a short drive from this hotel's address in Sarasota, FL.

If you're working in Sarasota, the hotel's Business Center ensures a convenient and a quiet place to finish projects. We're located just three miles from Sarasota - Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) and near several area companies and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. We even have three on-site meeting facilities.

The hotel's location in Sarasota, FL is not the only thing you'll love. From the stylish decor in each room to the hot and cold wading pools, you'll feel invigorated and relaxed from the moment you arrive. The H2O Bistro and Lounge provides a warm atmosphere for drinks and socializing, and free high-speed, wireless Internet access ensures connectivity throughout your stay. On your next trip to Florida, find peace and inspiration at the Hotel Indigo® Sarasota hotel.

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Features
We are situated in the arts district, within walking distance to downtown and minutes to the beaches. Our location is ideal for business and leisure travelers. You can ride one of our Hotel Indigo, bikes (complete with a handle bar basket to hold souvenirs or local fresh fruit) to the Downtown Farmers Market.
Announcements
Stay at the Hotel Indigo Sarasota when attending local events such as:
Dig The Beach - Siesta Key Volley Ball Classic
Ringling College Orientation
New College Orientation
US
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Announcements
Stay at the Hotel Indigo Sarasota when attending local events such as:
Dig The Beach - Siesta Key Volley Ball Classic
Ringling College Orientation
New College Orientation
US Rowing
Florida Energy Pipeline Association
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Guest Reviews

Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 168 reviewers.
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
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Wonderful stay...too short :) Only had one night to enjoy, but this hotel was wonderful. Comfortable, GREAT breakfast, nice pool area. Can't say enough but we're anxious to return! June 18, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Enjoyable stay. Had an enjoyable night's stay. Was there with 2 other couples. Room was quiet and comfortable. Close to beach. We all really LOVED the breakfast. Would definitely stay again. June 12, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Average service , poor condition room. Stay was about 20 percent higher than I had been paying on my nine state vacation trip .Checked in to a king suite with a pull-out sleeper sofa (at a substantial up charge over a standard king suite). First room keys would not work, after two trips back down to check in , finally maintenance worker let us in room . Carpet was torn and dirty, room had the oddest lay-out ever. Unpacked went to get ice , no working ice machine on my floor , got back to room , guess what ? MY ROOM KEY WILL NOT WORK!!!! Back down to check in (I am on second floor by the way) got another room . Second room was identical floor plan to the first one , same general condition. Unpacked family of three again, pull out sleeper sofa and surprise it was filthy and there were no bed linens in my room. Back downstairs to check in ,got sheets , muttered under breath all the way back upstairs, said heck with it and went to bed. Walls were very thin and I think Barnum and Bailey rented the room next door. Woke up at six am sharp (because the desk clerk activated a wake up call to the wrong room!?!?) , went downstairs to a poorly stocked and not very inviting breakfast . Decided McDonalds it is , went to my car only to discover the gardener had mowed this morning while grass was wet (maybe the circus don't get all the credit for all that noise this morning.) Went to carwash and breakfast.....ARGGH! June 10, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Bed and room was nice Nice place to stay,not high end but was kept up nice ,close to the nice beaches and shops enjoyed its location. June 8, 2013
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