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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice helpful staff terrible rooms. Dirty filthy smelling beds hard as a rock. Nasty bathroom. The bar was gross with overpriced well drinks with a bartender that was busy stuffing her face. The pool was nice and the staff was helpful. Overall a bad experience.

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were met by a friendly receptionist on check in, and found all the staff to be nice and polite. The room was comfortable and well equipped, clean and tidy. Wifi wasn't very good but just about adequate. Breakfast was provided in the dining room next to reception, cereals, bagels, coffee tea etc, and it was topped up as people...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly people great staff. Worst night sleep in years walls very thin hard matress needs updating.Has tiki bar and a big pool many parts of building falling apart outside walkways seemed very dirty.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was very welcoming. However, only the lower level rooms have been updated and we ended up upstairs. Room was just fine EXCEPT the most important part...the bed. It was rock hard. Very uncomfortable. Staff said she'd give us a 5% refund, so far haven't seen it, but I'll keep checking my account. If you stay here ask for lower...

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Spring Hill, Florida
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Very clean room, good water pressure and plenty of hot water, which was lacking in other Inns in the area. I was impressed with the staff and overall atmosphere of the whole place. Looking forward to staying there when I'm back in the area.

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GM_Golden-Host, Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Michael, Thank you so much for your kind words. We pay a lot of mind to details like water, not just the big things, to ensure that our guests are happy. It makes our staff happy knowing that they succeeded with you, and we eagerly await your return!

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Reviewed 2 February 2017

There were many choices but I picked The Golden Host. It was a great place to stay and the staff were friendly and very helpful. They have a fantastic bar called the BAHI HUT wow that is a throw back to the 50's. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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GM_Golden-Host, Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Mukk, Thanks for the review! We try to recreate the old Florida 50s experience as best we can, so your feedback means a lot. We look forward to seeing you again.

Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Arrived and was not disapointed.service good Everything clean and personel pleasing. This place is a jewel. Much enjoyed and charming. Would come here and is reasonable. All service people were friendly and happy .food was good

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GM_Golden-Host, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Ray, Thank you for your positive review. The Golden Host Resort staff is dedicated to guest satisfaction, so we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We can't wait for your next visit!

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 7 January 2017

i had room 318 it was perfect with a king size bed that was so comfy i didnt want to get out of and the view of the garden is everything!!! i love this hotel and will definitely be coming back. Not to mention the convenient patio for smoking as all the rooms are non smoking. And the wifi was...

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GM_Golden-Host, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Mswright1707, Thank you for your positive review. We are glad that you enjoyed your bed so much, even if you didn't want to leave it! When you return, we will treat you very well. We look forward to your next stay with us.

Olivos, Argentina
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Is better to sleep in the beach or under a palm...... It is obvius that this facility will blow up in a few weeks.... It is totally abandone place.... The only think to save is the working people that ashamed,gives thr best they can........try no to go here....

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GM_Golden-Host, Guest Relations Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for feedback. Since your stay, we have undergone a change in management and initiated several major upgrades to our facility. It is no longer abandoned and our staff are motivated and happy.

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

[Summary at bottom] Wow. One of the worst places I've ever stayed in (and I've backpacked around Europe paying €10 a night for accommodation). I'm actually annoyed that this business made money off me. From the moment we walked in we felt like we were burdening the staff member there by checking in. This process took about 15 - 20...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Golden Host Resort

Address: 4675 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234-3895
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: RM270 - RM563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Golden Host Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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“Rooms looking at the pool are great”
 of 5 bubbles mukk1234, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go elsewhere if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles mcbinder, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Pick a better area of town.”
 of 5 bubbles 699ruthe, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Room 204 was right near the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles bethbower, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms surrounding the pool area have a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Indy-Beach-Bum-TR, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
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