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1540 Ben Franklin Drive
Sarasota, Florida 34326
United States
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Chain Independent
Guest Rooms 179
Kings/Suites/Doubles 0 / 5 / 0
Room Rates High $209-389 Low $109-289
High Season High Season Low Season Low Season Shoulder Season Shoulder Season
Ideal Group Size 160
Max Group Size 225


Resort Fee N/A
Room Tax N/A
Sales Tax N/A

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Meeting Space

Largest Meeting Room 2,050ft²
Indoor Meeting Space 6,840ft²
Indoor/Outdoor Meeting Space 8,088ft²

Airport Proximity

Sarasota–Bradenton International Airport
19 min 9 miles (15 km)


Complimentary Wifi
Complimentary Morning Newspaper
Handicap Facilities
Business Center
Meeting Facilities
Gift Shop


Two Heated Pools
Ping Pong
Swimming In The Gulf Of Mexico
Two Heated Pools
Tennis Nearby
600 Ft. Of Private Beach
Cabana And Umbrellas
Bicycle Rentals
Complimentary Beach Loungers


Mote Marine Aquarium
G.Wiz - The Science Museum
John & Mable Ringling Museum Of Art/Ca D
Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Sarasota Classic Car Museum
Onsite Dining: Capacity
Candlelight Restaurant and Lounge
Sandcastle Coffee Shop
Sandcastle Pool Bar

F&B Averages:

Breakfast Buffet $15 Cont. $15
Lunch Buffet $25 Plated $20
Dinner Buffet $45 Plated $40
Coffee Break $12
2-Hour Open Bar $25
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This property has been certified Elite Gold and meets at least 15 of Elite Meetings Criteria.
This endorsement is an independent unbiased determination granted only to the hotels meeting the standards set by the Elite Meetings Advisory Board. Elite endorsement is never sold or licensed.
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Capacity Charts
Room Name Total Square Meters Room Size(meters) Ceiling Height (meters) Total Square Feet Room Size (feet) Ceiling Height (feet) Classroom Theater Banquet 10 Reception Conference U-Shape H-Square 10 x 10s
Ballroom 190 N/A N/A 2,050 N/A N/A 110 225 160 180 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Coffee Shop 95 N/A N/A 1,025 N/A N/A N/A N/A 60 70 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lido Room 93 N/A N/A 1,000 N/A N/A 50 100 75 85 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lobby Boardroom 33 N/A N/A 350 N/A N/A 20 30 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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