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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

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New York City, New York
Reviewed today NEW

Bay view rooms are not really bay views they are views of other buildings through which you can catch a glimpse of the bay. Suites are very small for The price Not worth the money. The beach club was fun.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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I really enjoyed this property. Very clean, very friendly staff and all the service and amenities you would expect at a Ritz Carlton. Beach club was a bit far and the weather was not the best, but once you get there it is lovely.

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Ashland, Kentucky
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This place exceeds expectations. Great location and food and physical plant. What really makes the difference, though is the excellent customer service. From check in to poolside serve, all servers treat you like family instead of just a customer. That is what makes the Ritz the Ritz!

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Thank Carter G
Rye, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Web pictures aside, the hotel is NOT on the beach. Have to ride a hotel bus that runs on intervals (30 minutes or an hour) to go the 3.5 miles to their beach facility (which IS very nice). Heard same comment from several others. Also, we had a "marina view" room, which was no longer an appropriate description. Two buildings...

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Ambler
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love this hotel and location. All you need is here. Beach and pool and shuttles to make it easy. Service phenomenal as expected by a Ritz Carlton. Nice location to the city of Sarasota and to st Armand's circle.

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New York, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a Ritz, I found the staff to be stellar, the services to be first rate and accommodations comfortable. However, I had a harbor room marina view room - and it was pretty basic. The room was lovely and did see the marina, but the view is really of a a Hyatt hotel in the distance - not all...

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Damien O, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, responded to this review

Dear Rob S, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with the Trip Advisor community. I am delighted you enjoyed our ladies and gentlemen however I am very sorry to learn you were underwhelmed with the facilities overall. Please accept my sincerest apology for the disappointment you described and please be assured, we take your feedback very...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Club level & staff were the best we've ever had, as was the floor & drinks served. The location & nearby construction was a major drawback. Hard to walk to anything. Our Marina view was obstructed & construction started at 7am sharp. There are many buildings under construction so I don't think this is short lived.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recently spent a memorable week at Sarasota's Ritz Carlton celebrating a special birthday with close friends. The lovely marina view room with balcony, the hospitality of the hotel staff the delicious food and attentive service in Jack Dusty restaurant along with the beautiful Lido Beach nearby combined to make my birthday truly memorable. At the Ritz Carlton a quietly elegant...

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Itasca, Illinois
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place for fun and serious medical conference. Service and accommodations were first class, but comfortable not stuffy. The meeting rooms were professional, the food and bar service were great. Able to relax and enjoy 5 star hotel!

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Upon check in I felt I was warmly welcomed and loved my one day stay. I used the spa and the club level lounge, both great experiences Would return for sure - highly recommend Hop on their bus and enjoy the wonderful beach club amenities

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience a resort where the casual Gulf Coast lifestyle meets the sophisticated, cosmopolitan excitement of the city. Featuring exceptional dining, a luxurious spa, championship golf,off-site Beach Club nearby, lavish accommodations and sweeping bay and city views, The Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota, Florida, provides guests with a relaxing escape from the everyday. While you're visiting, be sure to enjoy the sandy beaches recently named the 2011 "Best Beach in America." ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

Address: 1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236-5594
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: ₹ 31,057 - ₹ 67,279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota 5*
Number of rooms: 266
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Also Known As:
The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota Hotel Sarasota
Sarasota Ritz Carlton
Ritz Sarasota
Ritz-Carlton Sarasota
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#2 Green Hotel in Sarasota
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“"Marina View" rooms are not really that anymore (see review notes). Take the other side of the building...”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is a lot of construction in that area. Try to get room away from construction”
 of 5 bubbles T8753AKmarkd, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view into the Marina.”
 of 5 bubbles anigltd, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No great views, get a lower floor.”
 of 5 bubbles BossRino, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a waterfront or pool view.”
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