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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Nestled on the Southeast side of I-75 and University Parkway is this hidden gem of a hotel. The lobby is light and airy with plenty of places to sit together or apart, chat or catch up on a digital device. The restaurant and bar serve good food and drinks. The rooms are clean and comfortable and well-stocked with towels of...

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rferguson, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We love our guests and hope you will come back soon. We are very proud of our hotel and what we have to offer. The new University Town Center Mall will open next to us in October offering our guests many more restaurant and entertainment options Rob Ferguson

Midland City, United States
Reviewed 2 May 2014

This little hotel in Sarasota Florida was just about like going to a luxury hotel. What a welcome respite to return to after 16 - 20 hours a day, 7 days a week while on assignment for a few months several years ago. I will never forget the inviting premises & the most interesting & enjoyable Alamo Restaurant on site...

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Nice modern hotel with everything you could want. A little on the outskirts of Sarasota, but only about a 15 minute drive to downtown and then over the bridge to the beaches. Staff were all very nice.

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rferguson, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are excited to announce that the New University Town Center Mall will be opening next to our hotel in October this year. It will add more restaurants and entertainment to our fantastic exit off I 75. Please come back to visit again Rob Ferguson Corporate Director of Sales

Reviewed 20 April 2014

This was a very nice hotel and my first Holiday Inn in a very long time. Everything was clean and new looking. Staff was helpful and let me check in very early because my room was ready (unlike some hotels that stick to their posted time thus creating a long line). The only thing I didn't like was the shower....

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rferguson, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back. I am sorry the front desk did not make you aware that we have rooms with bathtubs or with stand up showers. You can request these rooms when you make your reservation or at check in. We also offer rates with or without breakfast so you have a choice, rather that it being included...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Very nice entrance, restaurant and lobby, better than most Holiday Inns I have seen. Rooms were decent, breakfast was good, and the price was right. Very clean. Very small pool, and a small but acceptable gym. It was convenient to 75.

Thank Marilyn H
rferguson, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback and I hope you enjoyed your stay Rob Ferguson

Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 11 April 2014

I just can't say one bad thing about this place. And I usually have some constructive criticism for EVERY business. There are 5 star ratings and here's why every property should mimic the Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch: 1. Ambiance & Amenities - This is by far one of the best Holiday Inn properties I've been to, ever. It feels like...

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Reviewed 6 April 2014

Not in the epicentre of anything, but this is a great hotel to stay at. Quiet, self parking, friendly and fast staff (we called about a beeping smoke detector and within 5 minutes everything was taken care of). Entertainment revolved mostly around the really drunken hotel guests we encountered during our stay.

Thank Chenling
rferguson, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

We really appreciate your review of the Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch and had to laugh at your comment about our entertainment! As you mentioned we are just off I 75 with a fine selection of shopping and restaurants within a mile from the hotel. Publix, Walgreens, Chilis, Pizza Hut, Quiznos, and others are a short walk across University Blvd, but...

Henderson, Nevada
Reviewed 29 March 2014

This motel is located by I-75 in Lakewood Ranch, an upscale housing community 20-30 minutes east of the oceanfront. Lots of restaurants and services can be found around the freeway exit. The motel is in the rear of a business park/ small strip mall area. There's a filling station at the street entry corner. My room was comfortable but the...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Zoom_Gotti, Thank you for your feedback. We take our guest comments very seriously and always strive to provide comfortable and friendly accommodations. I’m sorry the housekeeping service you received was unacceptable. I appreciate your feedback as this is our best resource for improving guest services. We hope you give us a chance in the future to show you how...

Aberdeen, Maryland
Reviewed 25 March 2014

My buddy and I stayed here for Oriole Spring Training visit. It is easy to get to off of I-75. The place is first class. The grounds are very nice. The room was immaculate. The front desk was very helpful and friendly. It is very convenient to Ed Smith Stadium if you are going to any Oriole spring training game....

Thank PerrymanTraveler
Reviewed 21 March 2014

The front desk was friendly and helpful, although there were a few misunderstandings about housekeeping. The grounds are nice and the lobby is eclectic, with tables and plugs (!!!) for morning coffee with your lap top. The location is not the best though since you are so far from the rest of the city, and don't even think about the...

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Barbara S, Thank you for your stay and leaving us a review. We are delighted to read you enjoyed the view from your room and found the front desk friendly and helpful. We take all feedback from our guests seriously. It helps us gauge what we are doing right and what we need to improve on. I have taken...

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Voted #1 Holiday Inn in North America and in the Top Ten for 6 years running. Completely Remodeled In 2008! Step into luxury at Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch hotel. These boutique smoke-free Sarasota lodgings, close to Bradenton Airport, championship golf courses, Sarasota Polo Club, and proximity to I-75 corridor feature fine, upscale amenities and lavish touches. In all of our guestrooms, you ll find new Dynasty beds outfitted with premium sateen sheets. Enjoy complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access, and the ability to send documents to the printer in our hotel s onsite Business Center. When it s time to relax, you have plenty of entertainment options with our pristine lake view pool and spa, miles of walking trails, authentic Alamo Steakhouse and Grill featuring bison steaks, Certified Angus beef, fresh seafood, and enjoy cable and movie channels on your in room 32-inch LCD HDTV. And for your convenience, there are microwave ovens, refrigerators, irons and ironing boards, lighted vanity mirrors, and hair dryers in every guestroom. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch

Address: 6231 Lake Osprey Drive, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
Region: United States > Florida > Lakewood Ranch
Price Range: €122 - €216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lakewood Ranch 3*
Number of rooms: 128
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“We were on the side corner and it was very quiet.”
dianef402, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a view of the water”
parsley72, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with view of the lake.”
annmy, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you are planning an extended stay, spring for the king suites...they are well worth it!”
  • Beautiful view from king suite room!
SunshineDiver, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“We were on 3rd floor overlooking car park but still no noise could be heard”
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