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Lantern Inn & Suites

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Nashville, Tennessee
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At first the way it looks from outside I was thinking that it was maybe a motel not a hotel. But when I checked in the front desk lady was on pint, great service and very polite. The room is excellent, it has a big fridge, big microwave, decent sized room, digital TV, free WiFi, fully furnished. Honestly, there is... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Hotel was perfect for what we were looking for there was a small kitchenette as well as a beautiful pool surrounded by Palm trees very conviently located to restaurants and 15 minutes to beach would defiantly stay here again!!

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Thank Kristijustice
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We are both in our late 50's early 60's and stayed for 6 nights. On first impressions we did know that the Inn was undergoing a refurbishment to the rooms, external areas and just as we were leaving to the roof. The pool bar looked half completed which was a shame as I do think that even though some of... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Spent a night here, before our house rental began in Holmes Beach. Its close to airport, shopping and restaurants. Our room was actually an efficiency with stove, fridg and microwave. This place is very popular with long tern renters that seem to have lots of comardarie going. In our short stay we learned of beach outings, dinners, potlucks, BBQ and... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

We're in Florida for 2 weeks, wanting to see some of Sarasota's lovely beaches so booked an economy hotel. Excellent bed, comfy room, nice pool area and all very cheap $$. Would definately recommend. $9-10 über to downtown Sarasota and roughly 25-30 min drive or lido and siesta key. It's not 5 star, but for $65 a night can't complain.

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Sebring, Florida, United States
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The roof has some major damage all around the building, and we were just glad to not get the 3rd floor. The sign says it is under new management and ownership and it looks like they are renovating the hotel. The problem is the entire back area looks like a construction zone. Our room was mostly fine. We only have... More 

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france
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We booked tons of motels during this trip and expected to have the strict minimum. And while we had some really good surprises, this is by far the worst place I've stayed at. The hotel must have had some tornado problem or a renovation problem but there is a huge hole in the roof of the hotel. The room was... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hotel room was very nice. Had a big king size bed that was soo comfortable. HAs a small kitchen with sink, micro, coffee pot, and ref. Had a eating table and small living area. Bathtub was nice, hot water and nice water pressure. You can tell the hotel is going under renovations. There is an unfinished Tiki Bar by the... More 

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Hernando, Florida
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We visited Sarasota for a few days, and stayed in another motel first. The A/C smell was so bad, that we found this place at 5am when we should have been sleeping. We found a review from someone who stayed here after an experience in another bad hotel, and we booked this place on their recommendation. The Lantern Inn was... More 

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Thank FlMaryAnne
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116 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I lived here with my husband back in 2013 before all the remodeling, and u still loved it. Very big spacious rooms, awesome pool, it feels like your at home. It feels like an actual apartment. Very very comfortable. Only thing I didn't like was the house keepers aggressive attitudes, loud noises in the morning. But I loved this place... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated hotel located near beaches, shopping and dining - Spacious rooms with micro/fridge or efficiencies with mini kitchens - Tropical courtyard and swimming pool - Warm hospitality and great service - ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lantern Inn & Suites

Address: 7251 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34243 (Formerly Suburban Extended Stay Sarasota)
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $99 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Lantern Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Sarasota Hotel Sarasota
Suburban Extended Stay Sarasota
Sarasota Extended Stay
Extended Stay Sarasota
Lantern Inn & Suites Sarasota, Florida
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“poolside is loud, keep this in mind”
 of 5 bubbles mennhage, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“third floor rooms are really quiet”
 of 5 bubbles LydiaE4, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisceejay, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are really quiet...no room better than the rest..2nd//3rd floors less traffic”
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“Quieter in back.”
 of 5 bubbles Sonny747, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
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