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Sarasota
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I was there with my 2 kids and mom because of Tropical Storm Colin, we are from town and live in a trailer park nearby, after looking for a few hours i chose the closest "cheapest" option for one night, i was charged a $30 deposit for one night plus the room charge, about $95 for the night, after 30...

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

I am sorry you had this experience at our hotel. Prior to your stay, we did not have this issue. After your encounter with this issue, we thoroughly took the necessary steps to inspect your concern. I want to address that management did take into consideration of your complaint. We promptly offered to change your room and we gladly offered...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We had booked 18 room this past weekend. The staff was very friendly and professional. The rooms were nice and clean, some were in the process of being remodeled. The price was under $100 for per night. Hotel is directly across the street from Publix, McDonalds and Taco Bell. We kept our motorcycles out in the open and no issues...

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

We are glad your party enjoyed their stay. We hope to see you again soon!

Miami Gardens, Florida
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Their were small roaches in the bathroom which indicates an infestation problem. Additionally, the shower had standing water would not drain. I reported the problem it was unclogged but the problem was back the next shower. I also advised the front desk clerk that the gentlemen used acid in the room to unclog the drain which he was coughing profusely...

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about the issues you had. After you initially reported about the clogged bathtub we offered to switch your room. We hope you will give us another try in the future. Thank you.

Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

A friend found this "deal" for us. Location was good but place is run down & needs updating. It is next to a Publix so we did breakfast in our room, not much else around for walking. Would not stay here again. Spend a little more & enjoy yourselves!

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Front Office Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

Sorry our hotel did not meet your expectations. We hope you will give another try after we complete renovation later this year.

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This hotel is in a good location and feels safe however it is very very shabby, kind of smelly, not spotless by any means!! peeling wall paper, holes in walls etc cockroach in the bathroom ( a big one) friendly staff though.

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you were dissatisfied with your stay. We hope you will give us another chance to meet your standards after we complete remodeling of our property later this year. Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Rooms look nothing like pictures. The continental " breakfast " is scary. There are dead bugs in the rooms. Way overpriced for the condition of the rooms. Had to go buy sheets just to feel comfortable sleeping in the bed. Will never stay at this place again.

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear you were dissatisfied with your stay. Although, these issues were not addressed to us during your stay. We hope you will give us another try, Thank you.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This motel is not best value, it is in fact very overpriced for what it offers. No hot drink facility in room or reception area. We tried to get a coffee at the grim Taco Bell next door but they didn't have any. Coffee is available at the included breakfast and is the only part we found almost consumable. Continental...

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

We are sorry you were dissatisfied with our continental breakfast. As an economy brand hotel, we are limited to what we can provide in our breakfast. We strive to provide the most in our continental breakfast while also staying within regulation of the health department. In room coffee makers are available on request. We hope you will give us another...

Reviewed 22 February 2016

wonderful staff very,very comfortable double bed, a great great value for your doller for febuary stay it was the cheapeast stay in Sarasota by more then 70$ a weekend night in what I was told was : :prime season ::. Hotel has PUBLIX across the street & multiple fast food & higher end resterants within in 3 minutes walk time.

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive remarks. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

I was looking for convenience and a great rate. It is right at the entrance to Longboat Key and it was the least expensive hotel off the Key. The Key is full of condos to rent for 3 days or more but not hotels. Worked very well for our short jaunt. The tub drain was a little slow. Other than...

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive comments. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again in the future. -Management

Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We rolled in about 8 pm and checked in easily. It's across from a Publix and behind several restaurants. They did not keep their security doors shut much less locked which was a concern of mine. Staff was adequate as was the room. I did not see bugs, but I didn't inspect under the mattress. Price was about $75 which...

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ABVISRQMANAGER, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota, responded to this review

We are sorry that you were not fully satisfied with your stay with us. We strive to make our Hotel comfortable and at a good value for our guests. Thank you for your review. - Management

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a clean and comfortable hotel in the great location of downtown Sarasota. 4 Miles to the award winning Seasta Key beach, 3 miles to St. Armonds Circle, and 4 miles to Lido Key beach. All local attractions including Ringling Museum of Art, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Mote Aquarium and Hundreds of restaurants are less than 5 miles away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota

Address: 811 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: RM316 - RM606 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Americas Best Value Inn Downtown Sarasota 1.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Americas Best Value Hotel Sarasota
Sarasota Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson Sarasota
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“Awful...didn't feel safe, appeared dirty and run down.”
 of 5 bubbles PJAJGilly, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They all seem good”
 of 5 bubbles michaelkA6764TG, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take the upper level.”
 of 5 bubbles GregoryS57, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“upstairs were nice”
 of 5 bubbles irishgator17, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get an upper level poolside room with a nice balcony if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles jamescP564NE, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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