We spent a week at this hotel with our two young adult daughters. We loved this place. It's near lots of shopping, beaches and many great restaurants. Sarasota is 5-10 minutes to the north and Nokomis/Venice is 5 minutes to the south.
The pool was warm and there were plenty of lounge chairs and tables. The entire
hotel was very clean, staff was great and the price was right. There's plenty of off street parking, the rooms have small fridges and hair dryers, very comfortable beds, pillows and linens. Lots of closet and dresser space for clothing, water pressure was great, and the AC worked well. The free breakfast is pretty good and overall this hotel is great!
The day we left we spoke with the front desk and had questions about pool side suites. She took the time to give us a tour of two rooms, very thoughtful and helpful. we will definitely come back.
would be nice if the rooms had a microwave
Beds are double, would be nice to have king size or at least queen (but are very comfortable)
we had four people in our room but only got 3 towels consistently, even after requesting for 4 every morning
the blinds are white and let in the sun very early in the morning
the breakfast is decent but the eggs seem to be from powder (?) and the bacon was microwave
the tiki bar was fun but the drinks are too expensive. $25 for two pina coladas including tip. too much. Food was also a bit expensive for what you get, but tasted good.
We heard some of the rooms had a sign in the bathroom listing the cost to replace items (linens, etc) if they went missing. unnecessary and tacky
We thought the staff was great and we are planning to return to this great hotel again! less