We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hotel Ranola

251 reviews
Save
Traveller (80)
Room & Suite (260)
Dining (4)
Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“art deco”(21 reviews)
“whole foods”(24 reviews)
“main street”(23 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
3.0 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (251)Write a Review
There are newer reviews for Hotel Ranola
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
238 results
Traveller rating
187
36
7
5
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
187
36
7
5
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsart decowhole foodsmain streetfull kitchendowntown sarasotadressing roomsmall apartmentfantastic boutique hotelwalked everywhererecommend hoteldressing areawell equipped kitchenwithin walking distancesitting areamodern furniturethe perfect place to staycomfortable bed
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
111 - 115 of 238 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

The Ranola is offering fully equiped appartments. Spacious, with a kitchen, Free parking, clean and on a good location near downtown Sarasota. The receipt is very warm and helpful (a beach chair and umbrella? No problem). Would surely return.More

1  Thank AL273
Response from Kathy D, Owner at Hotel RanolaResponded 16 December 2014

I couldn't be happier to hear that you had such a great time with us. We always want our guests to have a relaxing and comfortable stay, and it sounds like we hit the mark. Thanks for sharing and helping us spread the word here,...More

Reviewed 21 September 2014

Recently spent two nights at this eclectic hotel in downtown Sarasota. The rooms are whimsically decorated and very comfortable. It's nice to have a galley kitchen. Location to downtown attractions is superb. Owner, operators are exceptionally friendly and helpful.More

1  Thank Explorersam2
Response from Kathy D, Owner at Hotel RanolaResponded 17 December 2014

It's so great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay! We always want our guests to have a truly memorable experience, and it sounds like we hit the mark. Thanks for helping us spread the word here, and I hope you'll come back and...More

Reviewed 15 September 2014

First off, I would like to point out that this is NOT the Ritz or Hyatt down the street, nor is it meant to be. There is not a full time staff as it is a couple who owns the hotel. We only stayed for...More

4  Thank hstoneking
Response from Kathy D, Owner at Hotel RanolaResponded 17 December 2014

Thanks for leaving us such a great review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and appreciate you giving us such a great recommendation. I was sorry to hear that the WiFi was touch and go, and you can be sure that...More

Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

I found this charming eclectic hotel not only to be a perfect location, with total privacy, lovely onwner, clean & a super great get away for both business & pleasure. It's like home away from home, only better. Quaint with a history circa 1926. I...More

2  Thank Marcy R
Response from Kathy D, Owner at Hotel RanolaResponded 19 December 2014

Thanks for the encouraging review, Marcy! It's so great to hear that you loved our accommodations and felt right at home. We'd love to have you again the next time you're visiting Sarasota -- there's plenty more to take in! All the best, Kathy, Proprietor

Reviewed 26 August 2014

I learned of this hotel a few months ago for our first visit to Sarasota. I was suspicious of the low price especially compared to the hotel prices just 4 blocks away. I convinced my husband (the tougher critic) to indulge me in trying out...More

2  Thank Conn_travel_lovers
View more reviews
PreviousNext
1212223242548
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
USD 110 - USD 282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Best Value Hotel in Sarasota
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 110 - USD 282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Best Value Hotel in Sarasota
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (80)
Room & Suite (260)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Justin W
14 February 2018|
Answer
Response from TACapeCod | Property representative |
Yes we are happy to hold your bags- We look forward to your visit!
0
Votes
Justin W
5 January 2018|
Answer
Response from TACapeCod | Property representative |
Yes we are happy to store your luggage in our office-Also we will do our best to accommodate an early check-in! Have a great day! Best Regards, Terri Hotel Ranola
0
Votes
Linsey Lu L
9 March 2017|
Answer
Response from HotelRanola | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, we do provide shampoo and shower gel as well as conditioner and lotion. There is also a hair dryer in the dressing area. Thank you very much for your inquiry. Please let us know if we can be of any further... More
1
Vote
PreviousNext
123
Room Tips
"Ask for a suite if one is available."
Read review
"We liked the room overlooking Indian Place."
Read review
"Room #3 was ours-very spacious"
Read review
"Probably a room away from the main road Ringlings Boulevarde to avoid traffic noise and bright street lights"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing