If you appreciate the arts, you’ll love Sarasota. The city is home to its own ballet, opera house and several world-class theatre companies.
We researched more than 50 hotels in this seaside city to bring you the best budget-friendly lodging in the area. Here’s what we found.
From $189/ night
This is a pet-friendly, non-smoking hotel. All suites have a separate sitting area, refrigerator, coffee maker and microwave. Other amenities include a hot tub, free wifi, outdoor pool and a 24-hour mini-market. Hot breakfast is included in the price.
From $89/ night
This centrally-located property is a ten-minute walk to the Gulf of Mexico and less than five kilometers from the Sarasota airport. Guests will enjoy free wifi, an outdoor pool, laundry facilities and HBO during their stay. RV and truck parking are also available. Breakfast is not included, but all rooms have microwaves, refrigerators and coffee makers.
From $171/ night
For visitors who need a hotel near the airport, this is a good choice. The property is located right next door, and offers free wifi and shuttles, an on-site restaurant, and a spa. There’s also a pool, hot tub, sauna and a 24-hour gym. Rooms are spacious and the property is only a short drive from museums, Sarasota Jungle Gardens and the aquarium.
From $99/ night
Located right on Sarasota Bay, all rooms feature either city or marina views. An on-site restaurant, the Bearded Clam, serves steaks, seafood, burgers and cocktails. Amenities include an outdoor pool, tiki bar, laundry facilities, gym, work desks, free wifi, and a fitness center. Siesta Key beach is a 20-minute drive away.
From $107/ night
If you’re looking for a great location to be near all the action is Sarasota, this is it. The property is a 10-minute drive from Siesta Beach, Ed Smith Baseball Stadium, St. Armand’s Circle shopping district, and five minutes from Selby Botanical Gardens. All rooms feature free wifi and movie channels, and there is also an outdoor pool with a sundeck.