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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

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Experience a resort where the casual Gulf Coast lifestyle meets the sophisticated, cosmopolitan excitement of the city. Stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota featuring exceptional dining, a luxurious spa, championship golf, off-site Beach Club nearby, lavish accommodations and sweeping bay and city views. The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota is a luxury hotel in Sarasota, Florida that provides guests with a relaxing escape from the everyday. While you're visiting, be sure to enjoy the sandy beaches recently named the 2017 "Best Beach in America."
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Restaurant
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Room Service
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Wheelchair access
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Harbour View
Family Resort
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Full view
82Good for walkers
Grade: 82 out of 100
12Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
1Attractionwithin 0.25 miles
Contact
1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236-5594
Getting there
Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport4 mi
St. Petersburg Intl Airport41 mi
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This was our first visit to Sarasota and thanks to the Ritz-Carlton, it won’t be our last. The property is supremely located in the heart of Downtown within walking distance to plenty of restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Every staff member we encountered (from
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Stayed here for two days last week and I was so impressed with this property. We stayed on the 8th floor concierge floor and it was so very perfect. Beds were great, bathroom was fantastic and the view of the bay so pretty. The service was excellent and very attentitive. We
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This was my second time at the Ritz Sarasota and from the moment I walked in the front door I knew it was a good decision. The smell of everything there is incredible. What makes this the best place to stay in the area is the combination of city hotel, right on the bay front,
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The lady who greeted us was inconsistent with respect to service she provided. Brought champagne to some guests but not others.The lady who checked us in on the front desk was equally as inconsistent. Definitely not up to Ritz-Carlton standards I have been accustomed to.
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Response from Damien O, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Jack M, Thank you for your recent post. Please accept my sincerest apology for the disappointments you described in your review. We strive to provide the finest service and facilities to our guests and it is most regrettable your arrival experience felt and was observed as being inconsistent. This is not a reflection of our commitment to our guests. Your loyalty to our property and brand is very important to us and we take your comments very seriously as we strive to improve our service delivery and avoid any recurrence of what you described. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back sometime in the future and provide the fine service you have come to enjoy and expect. Best wishes, Damien O’Riordan General Manager
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We stayed here for our anniversary. The room and hotel was a little underwhelming. The Beach Club was nice but you have to take a shuttle to get there. Dinner at the Beach Club was nice but the hotel stay wasn't worth the money.
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Is there a parking fee at this resort
Yes...was included when we booked
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Does the Ritz Carlton in Sarasota offer high tea in the afternoons?
Does the Ritz Carlton in Sarasota offer high tea in the afternoons?
Not sure..check their website
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I would not take my young children there. It's definitely geared to adults and business travelers. In fact there beach is a shuttle ride to Lido Beach which isn't far but why stay in the city environment with young children? I'd go stay closer to St Armands Circle, Lido or Siesta Key.
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I loved my visit to Sarasota. I was not there during the red tide. However, the pool and other attractions in the area were lovely for me and a visit to the yacht club And local shops and stores. I would ask someone who manages fish and wildlife and ocean health for the government or the local tourist bureau.Or the concierge at the Ritz.
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"views on north side; sunnier on south"
"ask for water view on high floor."
"Maybe rooms on the back side (not facing the front/port cochere) are quieter?"
"Club level looking over the Marina/Gulf"
"I recommend the club level. Breakfast, lunch and light dinner available all day long. Also, drinks are complimentary."
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PRICE RANGE
US$299 - US$940 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the ritz-carlton, sarasota hotel sarasotasarasota ritz carltonritz sarasotaritz-carlton sarasota
LOCATION
United StatesFloridaSouthwest Gulf CoastSarasota
NUMBER OF ROOMS
266
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