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Naples
Reviewed 19 April 2012

We booked it because of low pricing and appealing pics. We stayed one night. First impression was horrible, room mold smelling, inner part of toilet cover with dry urine. We decided to return to hotel late, just to take a shower and sleep, hopefully, checking out earlier next morning and leaving that "Hell" behind. However, the bathtub started flooding as...

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GM_Golden-Host, General Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We deeply regret that your room had some maintenance issues. Unfortunately, with very high occupancy during the season, our maintenance staff must have overlooked blocking the room for maintenance. The room should have never been open for occupancy. This is not acceptable and not only do we want to sincerely apologize but have instructed for...

Bethel, Ohio
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Room was clean and property seemed reasonably well maintained but old and very dated. Complimentary breakfast was no more than coffee, juice, toast, or cereal. No refrigerators or microwaves in room. If on trip with wife or family, you probably will want to stay somewhere else.

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GM_Golden-Host, General Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback in regards to your stay at Golden Host Resort. We appreciate all feed back and have noted your recommendations regarding the continental breakfast. Please note that not all of our rooms are equipped with Microwaves & Refrigerators. Our rooms’ descriptions do make a note of this when you are booking one of our standard rooms...

Parker, Colorado
Reviewed 29 March 2012

Hotel was too expensive for what you got even considering it was prime Spring Break season and whatever you do don't venture in to the Bahi Bar at the front of the hotel yikes. Oh and did I mention the prostitute across the street turning tricks, be carefull with this place. On a positive note the staff was helpful and...

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GM_Golden-Host, General Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review in regards to your stay at the Golden Host Resort. We appreciate your feedback and would like to thank you for your compliments for our staff. Bahi Hut, is a Sarasota iconic bar. It just celebrated 56 years of continuous operations. It has been written in many magazines, newspapers, books as one of the 10...

Melbourne, Florida, United States
Reviewed 23 March 2012

Iesha, (hotel manager) blocked out 11 rooms for my baseball team 2 weeks prior to our first tournament in Sarasota. Upon arrival we had discovered that the hotel manager decided to sell our hotel rooms to Spring Breakers and left us with 2 small rooms for the entire 11 player baseball team + their families! After driving from across the...

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GM_Golden-Host, General Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your response in regards to the lack of reservations for your group. Please note that it was advised to you that due to our busy season our group policy does release rooms in group reservations two weeks prior to the date of arrival that have no credit card confirmations. Your group failed to do so even though...

Hudson, Florida
Reviewed 20 March 2012

My friend and I purchased a 2 nite stay online at one of the travel sites for 175. including taxes which was a good deal. The room was clean and fairly good size, but there were no refrigerators or microwaves in the room. The beds weren't that comfortable, but I have slept in worse ones, the pillows were bad though....

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 14 March 2012

the room do not have refrigerator,the breakfast pathetic.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 13 March 2012

Stayed a few days, room was clean, water pressure wasn't so great. Basically empty so we had the pool to ourselves! Beautiful grounds, good locations, but definetly what you would expect from a motel. Would stay again.

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pleasant hill ca
Reviewed 4 March 2012

The rooms were small, the beds were so hard. It was so bad will never go back there.

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Wisconsin
Reviewed 23 February 2012

We made reservations to stay here last Saturday night to visit the beach after a Disney vacation. When we arrived, they told us they were overbooked, and had no rooms available. Thank goodness for that! It was run down, the parking lot was in pieces, and there was very little light outside. My husband talked to the woman at the...

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Crystal River, Florida
Reviewed 11 September 2011

I don't know what other people's problem was with this hotel, but we had a great time. A friend and I came to Sarasota to site see not to spend all of our time in the hotel. While we were at the hotel, our room was extremely clean and smelled fresh I didn't even need Febreeze! It was also the...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Golden Host Resort

Address: 4675 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234-3895
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $85 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Golden Host Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Golden Host Hotel Sarasota
Golden Host Sarasota
Golden Host Resort Sarasota, Florida
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