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Mandeville, Louisiana
Reviewed 8 July 2013

2 years ago we stayed there for 1 night. We needed a double room, so we called them in advance to let them know we were going to get there after midnight. When we arrived there (around 2 am) they didn't have our key and the room available had only one bed, so one of us had to sleep in...

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4Thank Carolaina76
GenMgrGHR, General Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

We are very sorry and deeply apologize that you had such a horrible experience at our hotel. All rooms should have been inspected by Head of Housekeeping before the guest arrives. We are investigating the matter and will be taking appropriate actions. There is no excuse for the room to be in such condition. Please contact me directly at hotel...

APOPKA
Reviewed 6 July 2013

First of all we book throug booking .com never again ,theres 80 rooms and only 24 where booked ,the need to updated the pool was green it was nasty i have never seen anything like i call th health department on them the room smell the staff stuipe as hell ,i will never go there and will let everyone know...

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1Thank RICKY628
GenMgrGHR, General Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

We are extremely sorry for your very negative experience and we profusely apologize. Here in Sarasota we have been having endless rainfall and thunderstorms. Consequently, the chemical levels in the pool dropped significantly causing the pool water to turn green. We have professional pool service and with lot of effort we have the situation under control. Your comments about housekeeping...

Chicago,IL
Reviewed 31 May 2013

We stayed here over Memorial day weekend due to a last minute trip to Florida to see my dying brother. My mom wanted something close to the beach and we just picked this motel looking at the pictures and the price on line. It is no where near any beach and down right depressing. The air conditioning really didn't work,...

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Hialeah, Florida
Reviewed 21 May 2013

This hotel is very good for the price. Clean, spacious, safe, quiet, well located, friendly staff. Less than 5 minutes from Ringling Museum, 5 minutes from Downtown Sarasota and the Marina and 10 minutes from St. Armand's Circle and the beaches in Lido Key.(True, it's not next to the sand and the beaches but then you'll have to pay A...

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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Reviewed 2 April 2013

I made reservations for this hotel (which I will rename "Golden Gross") over a month ago which is why I was disappointed that the only room that was available when I got there was on the first floor and a crappy room overall. Although it was clean, it was old. Bathroom door would not close. Didn't care about that, but...

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3Thank Sharon Y
Reviewed 16 March 2013

i stayed at the hotel for about 2 weeks. i definetely would refer it to anyone who wants to come and spend some time in sarasota. it has really nice rooms and good prices. the receptionist will always help you and welcome you with a smile. the manager and owner is very nice and likes to have good relationships with...

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2Thank HannahNiemann
Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Besides that, the staff was wonderful. The room and the property were clean and well kept and it didn't stink! The price was reasonable, relative to Sarasota prices in general and I was happy to stay here for 4 nights. it was convenient to everything.

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1Thank jre85
Fairfield, Maine
Reviewed 24 February 2013

In Maine we call a place like this the woodshed!!!! The room (136) smelled of cigarettes, bathroom door dragged badly when attempting to close. Tub would not hold water. TV remote did not work. Will never book this hotel again. How this place got any good reviews is beyond my understanding unless they are visiting from a 3rd world country.

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4Thank philip p
Melbourne
Reviewed 19 February 2013

Good for the money. Very friendly and helpfull ladies at reception desk. Convenient location. I wish they had some fruits also for breakfast, that would have made it better. I recommended the hotel to some of my colleagues.

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New Bern, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 January 2013

My family and I booked a week at Golden Host Resort and couldn't have been happier with our selection! The kids swam in the gorgeous pool, played shuffleboard and ran around the extensive grassy lawns all while me and my husband relaxed poolside. Very close to Ringling Museum & Jungle gardens, and beaches were a 10 minute drive away. We'll...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $81 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Golden Host Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Golden Host Hotel Sarasota
Golden Host Sarasota
Golden Host Resort Sarasota, Florida
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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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