The air-conditioned resort features 266 guest rooms, a lobby, a 24-hour reception and check-out service, plus a hotel safe and lift access. Guests can take advantage of the hotel's hairdressing salon, games room, café, bar and restaurant. Younger guests can enjoy the resort's kids' club. Conference facilities are also available, as is a room and laundry service. Valet parking at the hotel's garage costs USD 22 per night (subject to change).
Set amidst dazzling beaches and a host of recreational opportunities, this resort is a luxury landmark located on the sparkling Sarasota Bay in the heart of the city's downtown district. Conveniently located near the city centre (around a 5-minute walk away), overlooking Sarasota Bay, the resort is just minutes away from championship golf, premier arts venues, nature sanctuaries, unique shops, fishing and watersports venues. It is about 5 minutes on foot to restaurants, bars and pubs. Shopping options at St. Armand's Circle, the Lido Key beach and the coast of the Gulf of Mexico are around 5 minutes away by car. The town's tourist centre is about a 5-minute walk away and it is about a 10-minute walk to local SCAT transport links and around a 10-minute drive to the Greyhound station. Siesta Key Beach is also around a 10-minute drive away, Myakka State Park about a 25-minute drive away and Busch Gardens Tampa and the city of Tampa are approximately 55 minutes by car from the resort. The resort's guests have access to the Members Beach, Spa and Golf Clubs.
The en suite rooms feature private balconies or terraces overlooking the bay, marina or city skyline. The rooms are the epitome of luxury, featuring down comforters, Egyptian cotton linens, marble baths and plush terry robes. Rooms come with a bath, shower, hairdryer, double or king-size beds and a direct dial telephone. Satellite/cable TV, a radio, hifi, Internet access and safe are all provided for guests' use. All rooms come with a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing set and individually regulated air conditioning and heating as standard.
The resort is home to three outdoor, heated swimming pools, a poolside snack bar and sun terrace. Sun loungers and parasols are also provided for guests. Sporting and relaxation options offered include aerobics, a gym, hot tub, sauna and steam room. Guests can enjoy massage and spa treatments. Tennis, table tennis, pool or snooker and golf facilities are available. An entertainment programme for children is provided for younger guests. Sun loungers and parasols are available for use on the sandy beach.
The hotel offers an array of dining options on-site, from poolside casual fare to fine dining.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA credit cards are all accepted.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board
King size bed