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Lantern Inn & Suites

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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We came here for a few days before going to Orlando. The rooms were okay, but for what we paid, I would have expected a lot more.. We had to check out early and only stayed for one night. I probably won't go back, unless there are some more updates. The staff was very polite and friendly, and they were...

Thank Angela W
Guildford, England
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Refurbishment ongoing to good effect. The sofa and the faux orchid added to the look. Good wifi, reasonably quiet air con, inviting if small pool. Traditional diner across the road offered classic food. Environs are elegant suburbs. It's very near an airport but you don't hear the planes at night, and if you're at the back of the motel, you...

1Thank fmr2015
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

We book a different hotel about 5 miles away that was just awful! So awful that we left at 10pm and ended up at the Lantern Inn by chance. The front desk representatives were wonderful, they showed us our room to ensure cleanliness. The room is so fresh and clean feeling. We got a King size bed room. It had...

Thank rebecca c
Mill Valley, California
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We stayed for two nights. Staff was very friendly. We were initially booked into a remodeled room but it was right next to the road and very loud. We were then moved to an older room in the back of the building. It was a great trade because the quiet made up for the lack of renovation. Pool was very...

2Thank Sonny747
Reviewed 18 March 2016

My husband and I spent one week in mid-February with Jim and his staff. We arrived on Saturday and a potluck dinner was being hosted by the owners from 5-10 p.m., complimentary for all of the guests. The facility is under renovation and we did have some issues - a leaky toilet, a burnt out light bulb, a non-serviced room...

Thank Patricia H
St. Marys, Canada
Reviewed 17 March 2016

I stayed at the Lantern in for 10 days. There is new construction going on but not intrusively. Our room was newly redecorated & it was clean! The service was great & the pool was awesome. Definitely worth the money. Overall it was excellent!

1Thank Sproutersgirl S
Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The exterior of the hotel is a bit shabby, mostly because remodeling is in progress. However, the room was completely updated with comfortable bed, microwave, fridge and modern bath. Stayed only one night for spring training game in Bradenton. The room was quiet and the AC was new and worked well. Had a good breakfast at the restaurant across the...

Thank MLGinFM
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I will start off by saying this was the first week of March in Sarasota (spring break) and high season but it is hard to say a lot of nice things when you spend $177 ($159 plus taxes) for a $75 room. I know the new owners are trying to improve the place but this is an OLD run-down hotel...

Thank Tom D
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I can't tell you enough what a wonderful two weeks we had at the Lantern Inn and Suites! Wonderful people for staff. Very professional, helpful, welcoming, friendly...the list goes on! Gorgeous pool, very clean and comfortable rooms and beds, other guests are very friendly, and various activities for guests if they choose. I will not stay anywhere in Sarasota/Bradenton but...

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

The motel is under new management and is getting remodeled. Breakfast isn't included. We had to ask for coffee pot with coffee and Kleenex. People had left garbage in the parking lot. The pool did look inviting though. The owner was helpful in finding a seafood restaurant.

Thank Susan M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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: ₹ 4,988 - ₹ 10,312 (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
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Sarasota
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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”
 of 5 bubbles trucker22016, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Quieter in back.”
 of 5 bubbles Sonny747, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
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