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Where to stay in Sarasota

What's Sarasota like?

People go to Sarasota to soak up the sun at Lido Beach and to enjoy the many top attractions like Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium. Enjoy the city's art scene. Travelers seeking the perfect souvenir may want to head to St. Armands Circle and Mall at University Town Center. While here, you may want to make time for other popular sights such as Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Sarasota Jungle Gardens.

Where are the best places to stay in Sarasota?

We have 1043 Sarasota accommodations with prices starting at PHP 2541. Choose one of our 844 deals and get discounts of up to 50%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Sarasota and the surrounding area:

  • • 4 5-star accommodations from PHP 15706 per night
  • • 473 4-star accommodations from PHP 5540 per night
  • • 487 3-star accommodations from PHP 4320 per night
  • • 33 2-star accommodations from PHP 3050 per night

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in Sarasota:

Homewood Suites by Hilton Sarasota-Lakewood Ranch

3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Mall at University Town Center
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • 24-hour fitness center • Walkable location

Hotel Ranola

Art Deco hotel within easy reach of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Terrace • 24-hour front desk • Central location

Carlisle Inn

3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness center
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Walkable location

Sleep Inn Sarasota I-75

Fruitville hotel with outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness center
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Free airport shuttle • Central location

Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area

3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Mall at University Town Center
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • 24-hour fitness center • Central location

How to Get to Sarasota

What are the closest airports to Sarasota?

  • • Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), 3.6 mi (5.8 km) from central Sarasota
  • • St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), 30.1 mi (48.5 km) from central Sarasota

Things to See and Do in Sarasota

What is there to see in Sarasota?

  • • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
  • • Sarasota Jungle Gardens
  • • Lido Beach
  • • University of South Florida Sarasota
  • • Marina Jack

What is there to do in Sarasota?

  • • Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
  • • St. Armands Circle
  • • John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
  • • Mall at University Town Center
  • • Sarasota Opera House

Other Popular Sarasota Attractions

  • • Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
  • • Ed Smith Stadium
  • • Sarasota Classic Car Museum
  • • Nathan Benderson Park
  • • Myakka River State Park

When is the best time to visit Sarasota?

  • • Hottest months: August, July, September, June (average 90°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, December, February, March (average 53°F)
  • • Rainiest months: August, July, June, and September (average 7.93 inches of rainfall)

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