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Dubois, Indiana
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I grew up spending a week at this resort every Summer and now am lucky enough to bring my own kids here! The place is absolutely the best for a relaxing week on Siesta Key. I have stayed in nearly every building on the property. Since there are two pools, the crowds are spread out a bit. The beach is...

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Kerry W, Guest Services at Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club, responded to this review

Thank you for considering Sarasota Surf & Racquet Club the best place to stay on Siesta Key. We are glad that you enjoy all of the amenities our resort has to offer. We are fortunate to be in a location that makes it an easy commute to all local attractions, restaurants and shops. We hope that you and your family...

Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

We have rented in first floor of w building for the past 10 years for 6 weeks feb-mar. Grandparents stay the whole time and we visit with our children for 1-2 of the weeks. Hard to know where to begin--- SSR has been a very special place for us. We chose a first floor unit for ease of closeness to...

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Kerry W, Guest Services at Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you and your family have been enjoying our facility for the past 10 years, we consider a repeat guest our greatest compliment. We are pleased to hear that our staff is always friendly, helpful and prompt to take care of any issues that may occur during a guest's stay. It certainly sounds like you...

Schenectady, New York
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here for the past 5 years or so. The condos are up to date and well furnished. The staff is very accommodating and always available. Two pools that are well maintained, fitness center and the best beach front property around. Grounds are immaculate. Location is close to many attractions and shopping. The free WiFi could be improved....

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Kerry W, Guest Services at Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Sarasota Surf & Racquet Club. We are glad that you enjoyed all of our amenities and consider our resort the best beach front property on Siesta Key. We are in the midst of updating our free WIFI. We appreciate you recommending our property to others, and hope to...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I was skeptical about not having a Gulf front view. Our unit was on the 10th floor, T1002. All clean and up to date furniture. Everything was in working order. The biggest thing was getting the first few hours under your belt which were unpacking the car and then go to get the groceries for a weeks stay. There are...

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Kerry W, Guest Services at Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Sarasota Surf & Racquet Club. It sounds like you were pleased with the cleanliness, spaciousness and most of the furnishings in unit T1002. It is nice to open the windows in the lanai for fresh air and to hear the sound of the surf. We will share your...

Albany, New York
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We just came home from a wonderful stay at the Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club. Although this was our first stay, it will not be our last. The grounds are immaculate. Very clean and well cared for. There are tennis courts, 2 pools, and barbecue areas on the property. We felt safe and secure. We loved leaving our flip flops...

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Kerry W, Guest Services at Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your first stay at SSRC. We are glad that you liked the condo and enjoyed our amenities, beautiful beach and the gulf. Our staff takes great pride in our property so we happy to hear that you were pleased with our office and grounds staff and our beach attendants. We look forward...

Middletown, Rhode Island
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We have stayed at the Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club the last three years. The location is perfect for walking or running the beach, and is only 1/2 a mile from Siesta Village. The rooms have kitchens and provide the feeling of being home, whether it is breakfast to start your day or a quick lunch. Washer and dryer are...

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Kerry W, Guest Services at Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Sarasota Surf & Racquet Club. It sounds like you enjoyed all of the amenities that the resort has to offer. We are fortunate to be in a location that makes it a short commute to access all that Siesta Key has to offer. The perfect place is a...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite place to stay in Siesta Key. The price is well worth it. There were some good and not so good changes this year. The new crew setting up chairs was a much needed change that helps you get a chair on the beach. Before, you had to reserve one by 0800. Great job on that change....

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Kerry W, Guest Services at Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club, responded to this review

Thank you for always taking the time to review your vacations at SSRC. The beach attendants did work hard setting up chairs and we have received a lot of positive feedback. Our staff takes great pride in maintaining the property and we are happy our guests appreciate their efforts. It is fun to watch the kids participate in our annual...

Fairfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This complex is beautiful, clean, well appointed with good courts and ok pools. The beach is divine. The community life could be better and I missed an outdoor screened in porch/lanai. The beach cabana rentals should be coordinated by the hotel, not the independent party and evening entertainment should be several nights a week vs. one night a week.

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Kerry W, Guest Services at Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Sarasota Surf & Racquet Club. We are glad that you thought the property was beautiful, enjoyed our amenities and divine beach. We appreciate your suggestions about the cabana rentals and evening entertainment. Sincerely, Kerry Wanglund, Guest Services

Rye Brook, New York
Reviewed 7 March 2016

What a heavenly winter break for us at our second annual family reunion at the Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club on Siesta Key. While the tropical weather rated an A plus for our stay, my brother, a tennis maniac, enjoyed his daily tennis matches, my sister appreciated dips in the pool and I hosted family dinners in our spacious unit....

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Kerry W, Guest Services at Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Sarasota Surf & Racquet Club. We are happy to hear that your family enjoyed all of the amenities that our resort has to offer. Our staff strives to keep our property well maintained. It's nice to hear that you appreciate their efforts and the upgrades that we have...

Goderich, Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Attractive lobby. Very good overall maintenance to an older building. limited good views from the condos. Price is right for the area which has astronomical asking rates for most accommodation. Definetely an older clientel. Fairly friendly but not overso. Events need better organization. Needs a paper delivery box out front and a kiosk for goodies such as pop, milk and...

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Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Sarasota Surf & Racquet Club. Our staff works hard to ensure that the property is well maintained for our guests pleasure. We appreciate your suggestions. We do have a newspaper box located outside of our Tower lobby, and two vending machines for pop and water on our property....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club delivers the best of all worlds: The newly renovated, privately owned vacation condominiums have full amenities and include resort-like accommodations. Our customer service & satisfaction tops the charts and differentiates us from the many other choices you have when deciding on a vacation rental. Conveniently located close to fine dining and shopping and within minutes of area attractions, this is a perfect year-round island destination for travelers, active seniors, couples, families, or honeymooners. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sarasota Surf and Racquet Club

Address: 5900 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242-8708
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: €94 - €395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 188
Also Known As:
Sarasota Surf And Racquet Club Hotel Sarasota
Sarasota Surf And Racquet Club Florida
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