The breathtaking natural beauty of Sarasota and the island just off shore are set against a culturally rich and diverse community that surely won't be able to claim itself as Florida's best-kept secret for long. Guests can snap a beach towel flat against the soft, white beaches located just minutes from this 108-room conference hotel and enjoy the warm, relaxing breeze as it drifts in off the Gulf of Mexico. Conference facilities are also available.
Guests can discover the award-winning beaches on the eastern Gulf of Mexico from this central Sarasota University Park location. The hotel is near the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, the historic Asolo Repertory Theater and spring training in season at Ed Smith Stadium and McKechnie Field. Guests can watch the races at the Sarasota Kennel Club or shop at the Ellenton Premium Outlets. Students and parents appreciate the proximity to Sarasota colleges and universities such as New College and The University of South Florida. Guests can also experience the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, or the Aquarium-Mote Marine Laboratory.
The spacious non-smoking en suite rooms feature a luxurious bed, 32-inch LCD flat panel television, comfortable easy chair with ottoman, easy to operate alarm clock/radio and desk with chair. In the bathroom guests will enjoy fluffy towels, a hairdryer, a WaterPik shower head and curved shower rod that allows more light and space in the shower. All of the rooms feature tea and coffee making facilities and individually regulated air conditioning and heating. The high-speed Internet access will help guests stay connected while on the road. Guests may also enjoy the convenience of having an iron/ironing board in the room.
The hotel is located close to a sandy beach.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
From I-75 - Exit 213/University Parkway. Northbound travellers turn left at the traffic lights. Southbound travellers should stay to the right at the traffic lights. Continue West on University Parkway for 6.6 miles. The hotel is on the right when approaching the airport.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board