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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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Fairfield, Maine
Reviewed 23 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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Melbourne
Reviewed 18 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 8 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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2012

I was coming to the end of my vacation and needed a place that was not overpriced (as it was Sarasota) and I just decided to stay at the Golden Host Resort. The reception lady was very pleasant and immediately made me realise I had made the right decision. Room was clean, huge and a lovely view of the pool,...

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GM_Golden-Host, General Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at the Golden Host Resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and look forward to seeing you again

Naples
Reviewed 19 April 2012

We booked it because of low pricing and appealing pics. We stayed one night. First impression was horrible, room mold smelling, inner part of toilet cover with dry urine. We decided to return to hotel late, just to take a shower and sleep, hopefully, checking out earlier next morning and leaving that "Hell" behind. However, the bathtub started flooding as...

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GM_Golden-Host, General Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We deeply regret that your room had some maintenance issues. Unfortunately, with very high occupancy during the season, our maintenance staff must have overlooked blocking the room for maintenance. The room should have never been open for occupancy. This is not acceptable and not only do we want to sincerely apologize but have instructed for...

Bethel, Ohio
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Room was clean and property seemed reasonably well maintained but old and very dated. Complimentary breakfast was no more than coffee, juice, toast, or cereal. No refrigerators or microwaves in room. If on trip with wife or family, you probably will want to stay somewhere else.

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GM_Golden-Host, General Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback in regards to your stay at Golden Host Resort. We appreciate all feed back and have noted your recommendations regarding the continental breakfast. Please note that not all of our rooms are equipped with Microwaves & Refrigerators. Our rooms’ descriptions do make a note of this when you are booking one of our standard rooms...

Parker, Colorado
Reviewed 29 March 2012

Hotel was too expensive for what you got even considering it was prime Spring Break season and whatever you do don't venture in to the Bahi Bar at the front of the hotel yikes. Oh and did I mention the prostitute across the street turning tricks, be carefull with this place. On a positive note the staff was helpful and...

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GM_Golden-Host, General Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review in regards to your stay at the Golden Host Resort. We appreciate your feedback and would like to thank you for your compliments for our staff. Bahi Hut, is a Sarasota iconic bar. It just celebrated 56 years of continuous operations. It has been written in many magazines, newspapers, books as one of the 10...

Melbourne, Florida, United States
Reviewed 23 March 2012

Iesha, (hotel manager) blocked out 11 rooms for my baseball team 2 weeks prior to our first tournament in Sarasota. Upon arrival we had discovered that the hotel manager decided to sell our hotel rooms to Spring Breakers and left us with 2 small rooms for the entire 11 player baseball team + their families! After driving from across the...

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GM_Golden-Host, General Manager at Golden Host Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your response in regards to the lack of reservations for your group. Please note that it was advised to you that due to our busy season our group policy does release rooms in group reservations two weeks prior to the date of arrival that have no credit card confirmations. Your group failed to do so even though...

Hudson, Florida
Reviewed 20 March 2012

My friend and I purchased a 2 nite stay online at one of the travel sites for 175. including taxes which was a good deal. The room was clean and fairly good size, but there were no refrigerators or microwaves in the room. The beds weren't that comfortable, but I have slept in worse ones, the pillows were bad though....

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Amenities

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  • 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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  • Free Internet
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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: ₹ 4,603 - ₹ 6,418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Golden Host Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 80
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