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Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

I had already booked this hotel for a 3 night stay before I had read any of the reviews. Needless to say I was mortified but didn't have any other choice so we went with it. It honestly wasn't bad at all. It was clean but kind of old but we didn't mind it. Breakfast was limited but we still...

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1Thank Julitsag
Florida
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Would not stay again. Was musty smelling their was roaches in the room and I couldn't wait to leave. Not a lot of choice for breakfast. Did not even have bread for toast. Would not recommend it to anyone. And as far as I am concerned I paid to much for the room.

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1Thank sunshine14489
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Stayed for 1 night while travelling through Florida, the room was spacious though bathroom was small but very clean, low budget so happy with what we got free breakfast included. We didn't know the area but it as ok but if you want to be near the. Beach then this hotel is about a 5-10 minute drive away.

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Cross Lanes, West Virginia
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Stayed here out of desperation, having changed travel plans. I have found that trying to book a room in Florida during the winter months at the last minute is not a good idea. The place served the purpose as a place to spend one night while traveling. The property is old and dingy. I've stayed in cleaner places. The breakfast...

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2Thank Wayne P
Linz, Austria
Reviewed 4 April 2015

It was ok for one night, but the room wasn't really clean and it smelled a bit. I think the price is to high! The location is quite positive, it's near the city center! We could walk there without a problem.

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Reviewed 26 March 2015

After a long day traveling, we were counting on this reservation to catch some much needed shut-eye. It was already too late to find vacancy anywhere else and we had no other options. Thankfully, the mini fridge was large enough to accommodate the beers we needed to get us drunk enough to sleep here, with the bugs. Cobwebs in the...

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3Thank AllisonShinesFL
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

There were mosquitoes flying all around in the room....I asked the front lady Kim for help and all she had was raid to offer... Not a good option for an asthmatic child... Would never recommend this place to anyone.

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2Thank Meredith J
brookville, United States
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This hotel was very dirty. Ice bucket had pubic hair. Mold in bathroom, hair on floor, and smelled very bad. Wi-Fi worked in the hall way, but not in room. Door access to hotel was broken so anyone could walk in. Noisy, front desk person Kim very rude. Booked through Priceline, and KIM lied to them. Very dirty phone and...

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1Thank David B
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 March 2015

This hotel is centrally located just south of the US 41 and US 301 split. The sheets and pillows are clean but the overall cleanliness of the room is lacking. There were cobwebs in the corners at the ceiling, the walls are marked up and the ceiling repairs are obvious. The ceiling in the shower was blistered. Good water preasure....

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Reviewed 8 March 2015

Service was unbeatable! Very friendly. Hotel is unique and was very clean. Non smoking room had no smell from years ago smokers. :) Was built as a hurricane shelter originally and some or all rooms have been totally renivated. Publix right across the street, which was nice for cooler stocking. WiFi wasn't very good though. Also, the continental breakfast could...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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

Address: 811 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: RM316 - RM490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Americas Best Value Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Americas Best Value Hotel Sarasota
Sarasota Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson Sarasota
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