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Best Western Plus Siesta Key Gateway
2.5 out of 5
6600 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £82 per night
5.47 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (984 reviews)

"Everything was close, restaurant, beach, it was ok. Breakfast was too small."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2020

Best Western Plus Siesta Key Gateway
Carlisle Inn
3.5 out of 5
3727 Bahia Vista, Sarasota, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £106 per night
3.09 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (1,328 reviews)

"Very friendly staff... clean hotel and rooms are immaculate. Breakfast was really good, fresh donuts too..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2020

Carlisle Inn
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
5 out of 5
1111 Ritz Carlton Dr, Sarasota, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £237 per night
0.39 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (814 reviews)

"Business travel so not too much time to enjoy the amenities ...all great."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jun 2020

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
The Westin Sarasota
4 out of 5
100 Marina View Drive, Sarasota, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £116 per night
0.3 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,060 reviews)

"everything was good room was comfortable things were very close by"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2020

The Westin Sarasota
Hibiscus Suites - Gateway to Siesta Key
3 out of 5
1735 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL
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The price is £102 per night
5.52 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (1,602 reviews)

"Room was nice with full kitchen. We had to go to front desk to get toilet paper.and paper towels"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2020

Hibiscus Suites - Gateway to Siesta Key
Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
3 out of 5
1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £107 per night
2.84 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (977 reviews)

"Hotel was very clean, great staff. Very accommodating. Awesome location on the beach. I'd definitely return!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2020

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
Embassy Suites by Hilton Sarasota, FL
3.5 out of 5
202 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £135 per night
0.29 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (298 reviews)

"The hotel super clean, quiet. The location near the beaches. I want back."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Sarasota, FL
Aloft Sarasota
3 out of 5
1401 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, FL
Free cancellation
The price is £123 per night
0.2 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (553 reviews)

"Location!!! You can walk to restaurants and a short drive to the beach."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul 2020

Aloft Sarasota
Art Ovation Hotel, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
1255 North Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £157 per night
0.14 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (407 reviews)

"Great place. Clean. Well run. Great location. Staff are very accommodating. Would stay again for sure."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jul 2020

Art Ovation Hotel, Autograph Collection
The Sarasota Modern, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
4 out of 5
1290 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £133 per night
0.37 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (159 reviews)

"I loved the decor and design of the hotel. It was very clean and the staff was welcoming and pleasant. The room is big and spacious. The hotel is located in a convenient area. Unfortunately I could not explore my surroundings the way I desired, due to places being closed because of COVID19. I would ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 May 2020

The Sarasota Modern, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
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Visiting Sarasota

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Sarasota, and visitors give high marks for the beaches, beautiful gardens and entertainment choices. This city also attracts tourists with its art and museums. Top sights in the city include Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium and Sarasota Jungle Gardens.

  • There are 3379 hotels and other accommodation options in Sarasota
  • The closest major airport is in Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), 3.6 mi (5.8 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), 30.1 mi (48.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Sarasota

The city is well known for its art and museums, and cultural venues include John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota Opera House and Florida Studio Theatre. Attractions like Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium and Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for landmarks like Ca’ d’Zan, Historic Spanish Point and Manatee Village Historical Park.

In Longboat Key, there are 3379 accommodation choices and hotels to make planning your perfect retreat at an affordable rate. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club, Autograph Collection - This 3.5-star hotel features a marina, a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and proximity to shopping.
  • Home2 Suites by Hilton Nokomis Sarasota Casey Key - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and convenient parking at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchenette.
  • Hotel Ranola - Guests who stay at this 3-star hotel in Downtown can enjoy access to free parking and a 24-hour front desk, along with an in-room kitchen. Expedia customers like its beach locale and overall value.

Other favourite sights in Sarasota include Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota Jungle Gardens and St. Armands Circle. Top places to visit around the area include Fort De Soto Park, located 23.3 mi (37.6 km) from the heart of the city, and Salvador Dali Museum, which is 30.2 mi (48.6 km) away.

Dressing for Sarasota

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 26°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 11°C
  • From April to June, the average is 32°C during the day and 15°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 32°C during the day and 22°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 31°C as the daytime average and 11°C as the night-time average
  • Sarasota gets about 1346.40 millimetres of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 32°C, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 11°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Sarasota?
Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club, Autograph Collection is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers a marina and a full-service spa. Other top choices based on reviews include Homewood Suites by Hilton Sarasota-Lakewood Ranch and Sleep Inn Sarasota I-75.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Sarasota, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review top deals in Sarasota.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Sarasota?
Based on reviews, Quality Inn Sarasota North is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Sunshine Inn & Suites Venice, FL and Red Roof Inn Ellenton.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Sarasota?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Bradenton-Lakewood Ranch, FL is a hotel with an outdoor pool and free breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Inn at the Beach is another choice for your stay with the kids. Also, attractions such as Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium and Sarasota Jungle Gardens are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Sarasota?
Turtle Beach Resort and Inn is a favourite 3.5-star resort for couples, and features 2 outdoor pools and 15 hot tubs. Another good option for your romantic getaway is The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Sarasota?
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Sarasota Downtown is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and a fitness centre for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include Ramada by Wyndham Venice Hotel Venezia and Aloft Sarasota.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Sarasota?
Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club, Autograph Collection is a top 3.5-star beachfront condo resort with 2 outdoor pools and a poolside bar. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Silver Surf Gulf Beach Resort and A Beach Retreat. Head to Lido Beach or Siesta Key Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best boutique hotel in Sarasota?
The Capri at Siesta is a favourite 3-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a private beach and an outdoor pool. Siesta Key Palms Resort and Regency Inn & Suites are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's the best golf hotel in Sarasota?
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Venice is a hotel featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Bradenton-Lakewood Ranch, FL and The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota. You can tee off at Bobby Jones Golf Complex, Legacy Golf Club or Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club while you’re in town.

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