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Jacksonville, FL
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pro's: comfortable bed, great location, spacious room Con's: housekeeping skipped a day for no apparent reason, loud noise from other guests until 3am in hallways and from other rooms, went unmanaged by management. Bistro staff were rude and shut down the breakfast grill with 30 minutes left on the 'open' schedule. Made us feel like they were doing us a... More 

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area. We are very sorry to hear of your experience with us. This is not what we strive in the guest service industry. I assure you that your concerns will be addressed with the department heads and staff. As you see from the comments below this is... More 

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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting a friend in Sarasota and selected this hotel. Easy to find, great location, right across street from mall, and perfect location of key cross streets. The hotel looks and feels brand new. Very clean and excellent staff.

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Thank... More 

East London, South Africa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed here for a Biathle championships held at Nathan Benderson Park, which was just down the road. The rooms were very clean and extremely comfortable. The kids had a wonderful time around the swimming pool. The hotel staff were excellent in dealing with a large touring group and made sure that everyone was well fed and taken care... More 

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Thank... More 

Avon, New York
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the staff was excellent , the rooms fantastic , the area around the hotel was beautiful and the staff of the bistro couldn't have been any better thank you all for making our stay one of the best we have had in a long time

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. Our staff is here to make the hotel “home away from home”. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

A spacious and comfortable hotel close to I 75. Room was well equipped and staff very helpful. Only about 20 mins from the beaches and the other attractions of Sarasota. The Ellenton mall is about 15 mins North on the highway where you can pick up cheap cloths and other goods at the factory outlet mall.

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Thank you... More 

Deltona, Florida
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5 reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

One of the BEST Marriott properties we have ever stayed at! We average 200 nights a year at Marriott hotels. Rooms were generous in size. Front desk was more than friendly and helpful! Location is superb!

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Thank you for making us "Home away from home" Your feedback is integral to our... More 

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64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Stayed here with my sons hockey team. What a great courtyard clean spacious in a excellent location. Next to many restaurants great mall and outlet type stores would definitely recommend staying at this hotel.

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jstanek, Area General Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Dear flyinghighFlorida, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Thank you again for your time and come visit... More 

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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here after having to leave another Marriott property due to a poor experience with them. The check-in was a breeze, rooms were clean and smelled fresh and they had no insects living inside! Maybe this part of Florida doesn't have bugs that stay in hotel rooms??? Great experience for my family and they had just the right amount... More 

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area through Trip Advisor. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. We take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. We will address... More 

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82 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We spent three nights with family for a wedding. It can be tricky trying to figure out where it is because of all the construction at the interstate interchange. The room was very nice and it kept cool despite the oppressive heat. One annoying feature that we noticed in other hotels is the bathroom door open out and hits the... More 

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CYM8305, Manager at Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area through Trip Advisor. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. We take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. We will address... More 

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39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I stayed on night here and it was great. Friendly staff, clean rooms, more than enough linens supplied, all together a great experience. This hotel is close to everything but quiet and in a safe neighborhood! I will be back!

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Thank you for sharing your experience at the Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area through Trip Advisor. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. We take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. We will address... More 

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Comfort Suites Sarasota
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated hotel, featuring 132 spacious suites, a refreshing lobby experience with Bistro and spaces for working or relaxing. Your rate includes a heated pool & hot tub, high speed wireless internet access, fitness center, 24-hour business center, 100% non-smoking, parking, HBO, ESPN and 24 hour coffee service. Suites feature pillow top mattresses, 2 phones, LCD flat screen TV's, radio/alarm with MP3 connection, wet bar, refrigerator, microwave, iron/iron board, hair dryer and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area

Address: 8305 Tourist Center Dr, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34201-2030
Region: United States > Florida > Lakewood Ranch
Price Range: $212 - $411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area 3*
Number of rooms: 132
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Comfort Suites Sarasota / University Park Hotel University Park
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“all the rooms are excellent - pool was fantastic - and the fire pit area was very relaxing”
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“Upper floor, away from road.”
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“There's two buildings; I prefer the rooms in the back building.”
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“Rooms away from Ice Machine areas (no doors) and elevators are quieter.”
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