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"The hotel was in general ok. Couldn’t really enjoy the amenities due to the lack of time ( only stayed 1 night). My only 2 complaints would be the cle ... " More

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Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

City center stay

With a stay at this Central Sarasota hotel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and 2 miles (3 km) of Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Sarasota Jungle Gardens and St. Armands Circle are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Poolside dining

This hotel features 2 bars/lounges, a poolside bar, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 2 conference rooms, business center, and valet parking. Enjoy the outdoor pool and perks like free WiFi and a free area shuttle.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Offering conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 139 guestrooms also have free WiFi and TVs. Premium bedding, free bottled water, and hair dryers are also available.

aloft, Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$123* Per night/room Dec 12 - Dec 13

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Poolside (View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Pool View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

aloft, Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, City View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Aloft Sarasota ratings based on 13 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Aloft Sarasota

Everyone (6) Business (1) Couples (4) Family (2)
4 out of 5
The hotel was in general ok. Couldn’t really enjoy the amenities due to the lack of time ( only stayed 1 night). My only 2 complaints would be the cleanliness of the bathroom wasn’t the greatest and the price for the quality. Wouldn’t pay $200/night again.

Posted by on Mar 2, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 18, 2021 by Rob F

Hi, Thanks for staying with us! I am sorry to hear the bathroom was not cleaned to your expectations and will pass this information to our housekeeping staff. March is our busiest month but our rates come down stating in April. I hope you will visit us again this summer

5 out of 5
Beautiful hotel, but no parking available but valet parking.

Posted by , from Port St Lucie on Dec 2, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 11, 2020 by Gail M

Thank you for staying with us and appreciate your review.

2 out of 5
I booked a room online for a king size bed. When i arrived i was told there were no rooms available except one. This room had two queen size beds that was not an issue. I was unhappy that i had a shower that was for wheel chair access not a normal shower. Not to mention the water got everywhere. Also i had to call the front desk twice just to get an ice bucket? You should not list you have availability online for a king size bed and then when you arrive are told something diffetent.

Posted by on Aug 30, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 2, 2020 by Aloft Management

Hello. We thank you for your review and are very sorry to see the issues that you encountered. Thank you for sharing so that we can discuss with our team.

4 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 25, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 26, 2019 by HotelMgmt

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for leaving a great rating! We hope it won't be long before we see you back through our doors.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 2, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 3, 2019 by HotelMgmt

What a joy to receive your five-star rating! Thank you and we hope it won’t be long before you can experience it all again.

4 out of 5
Great nights stay! Pool was sadly closed but amazing location!

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 28, 2019 by HotelMgmt

We regret that not all of our amenities were available during your time with us. Thank you for choosing our hotel and we are thrilled to hear that you had such an enjoyable time. We hope that you will keep us in mind for a future stay!

3 out of 5
This is really good property but to much noise in the room and small room too

Posted by on Sep 28, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 2, 2019 by Hotelmgmt

Thank you so much for your positive comments about our hotel. We regret hearing that the noise level did not match your expectations and we would like to apologize for any inconvenience. Hopefully, the rest of your stay was a pleasant one and you will consider coming back to see us again!

2 out of 5
The pool was closed, went there to have a retreat and no pool. In no where this was announced.

Posted by on Sep 16, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 2, 2019 by Hotelmgmt

We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed over the pool being closed and greatly apologize for any lack of transparency on our part. It is our hope that the rest of your retreat was a complete success!

5 out of 5
I love the $15 valet parking, I love the rooftop pool deck, the staff is always very friendly and accommodating and the hotel is located a block or two from a major downtown entertainment district

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 26, 2019 by HotelMgmt

We appreciate your five stars! It's so great to know that our convenient services, Splash pool, and warm hospitality made the Aloft Sarasota the perfect place to stay, all within close proximity to your points of interest. We can't wait to welcome you back!

3 out of 5
I could not get a receipt for my stay, which (being a business trip) is rather inconvenient. The hotel only has valet parking. If that's one preference, it may is ok, but for the rest of us, the absence of a self-parking option is not so much. The hotel is at a convenient location for downtown Sarasota. It was clean and comfortable enough for an overnight stay.

Posted by on Dec 22, 2018

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Property Features

Aloft Sarasota offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. There's an onsite business center. Event space at this hotel measures 2395 square feet (223 square meters) and includes conference space. The business-friendly Aloft Sarasota also features a terrace, concierge services, and laundry facilities. Parking is available for a fee. This 3-star Sarasota hotel is smoke free.

  • 139 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 2395 sq ft of conference space
  • 223 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2015
  • Dining venue
  • Deli
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Coffee shop
  • Bar by the pool

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Aloft Sarasota offers 139 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Beds feature premium bedding. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Sarasota hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with pay movies. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast for a fee.

Re:Fuel - This café specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch.

W XYZ - This bar specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only. Open daily.

Splash Pool Bar - This poolside bar serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 40 lbs)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Union Pay; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Union Pay. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Car not required
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 17 per night (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Aloft Sarasota Hotel
  • Aloft Sarasota
  • Aloft Sarasota Hotel
  • Aloft Sarasota Sarasota
  • Aloft Sarasota Hotel Sarasota

You should know

  • Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.