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Tennessee
Reviewed 9 May 2016

If you like hearing babies crying, the pitter patter of children's feet running up and down the hallways at all hours, and doors slamming every 15 seconds this is the place for you. I've stayed here twice and this place is very "family friendly." If you need a good night's sleep for business you should probably look elsewhere. The staff...

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

Heathbo77, Thanks for your honest review of the Holiday Inn. We are so sorry to hear that you were inconvenienced by noise near your room. We have a lot of sports business these days being right next to the Nathan Benderson Rowing facility and Premier Sports Campus of Lakewood Ranch. The tournaments are usually on weekends and we do our...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Torn about this property. Great location, excellent service and nice recent remodel. But...I judge a stay by the two things I use most in a hotel, the bed and the shower. I found the mattress particular unsupportive and uncomfortable and the shower to be below standard in water pressure and cleanliness (was updated much in last remodel).

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

Dear brbiii, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. It is great to hear your positive feedback about the hotel location, excellent level of service and recent refurbishments. Guest comfort and satisfaction are of the utmost concern to us and our hotel is committed to making every possible effort to provide comfortable, clean and friendly accommodations. I...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel. Clean, friendly staff, nice restaurant and bar. Just off the Interstate. I left a pillow in the room. Manager promptly mailed it to me. I highly recommend this hotel. Modern lobby. Great place to have a drink. Bar staff very friendly.

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fkennedy
Reviewed 2 March 2016

This Holiday Inn is really gorgeous, when you walk into the lobby you are greeted by a waterfall piece and the front desk associate could not have been friendlier. She immediately recognized me as a IHG Rewards Member and the check in went very smoothly she was very friendly and professional, I wish I had gotten her name. The room...

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dallas, texas
Reviewed 31 January 2016

After check in, I had friends that had driven up almost an hour to see me, and we set in the lovely lobby lounge area, that had a beautiful waterfall, leather couches, lots of comfy chairs. Had a lovely visit there. My room was a wonderful clean, king size bed, that made you drop right into dreamland. The bathroom and...

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Check in was good staff helpful, just remember to ask for your breakfast vouchers if you book through Hotels.com. Room large, clean with King size bed, nice linen. Large bathroom with separate shower, plenty of toiletries. We ate in the Alamo bar in site, food and prices were good. Breakfast was self service and very good value with excellent choice....

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 21 January 2016

My husband and I stayed here for a quick getaway. Our room was spacious and clean, the bathroom was a bit outdated. The pool is a good size and the hot tub sits under a nice pergola. They did not offer a free buffet but rather a voucher for $20 at their old-timey restaurant. Ordering off the menu was much...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

This is expensive, but a nice place to stay. Plenty of parking. Good looking lobby. Friendly service. Clean and cute rooms. The water pressure is great which I have noticed is lacking at many places in Florida. We added breakfast for a modest fee. The breakfast is good and has what you can expect, but I found the service not...

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UK
Reviewed 6 January 2016

3 day stay at end of Holiday. Excellent location for Tampa, Sarasota, St Petes etc all within easy drive. Nice rooms, free Wi Fi, clean and excellent buffett breakfast taken in the steakhouse attached to the hotel. The breakfast buffett is $9.99 per person or you can include in room price so you can work out which is better value...

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Grevenmacher
Reviewed 5 January 2016

A/C excruciatingly loud based on 3 rooms (2 couples travelling, 1 changed rooms due to noise), sounds like construction equipment next to your head. Poolside rooms are loud due to drunk people in pool area. Pool small. Otherwise nice 3-star. Decent restaurant though service unprofessional including wrong billing.

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

Dear Lucretius, Thank you for your stay and for leaving a review about our hotel on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is extremely important as this will help us to achieve our mission to provide the perfect guest experience. It is saddening to know that you perceived the noise level in the property too high. Our guest's comfort remains a priority and...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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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: $245 - $373 (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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“Get a view of the water”
 of 5 bubbles parsley72, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles 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!
 of 5 bubbles SunshineDiver, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“We were on 3rd floor overlooking car park but still no noise could be heard”
 of 5 bubbles K5157GNneilb, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Make reservations way ahead of your stay. Tourist season makes this place a plum property.”
 of 5 bubbles VanCortlandt, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
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