Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area

8305 Tourist Center Dr., Sarasota, FL 34201 United States (USA) near Exit 213 on I-75 (~0.5mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Property
27.3904257-82.4564779
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Very Good
4.5/5

Based on 183 guest reviews

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  • With an outdoor pool!
  • Avg. Group Discount of 21.7%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 132 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • Hotel has 132 suites
  • Check-in: 3:00PM
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Group score of 10.0/10
  • 2 conference rooms in property

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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates1 Bedroom Suite 1 King Sofa Bed
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Check Rates1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed with Sofa Bed
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Check Rates2 Queen Beds with Sofa Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesEscape Golf Package Includes WiFi (See Terms) Guest Room 1 King Sofa Bed
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Check RatesEscape Golf Package Includes WiFi (See Terms) Guest Room 2 Queen Sofa Bed
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Check RatesEscape Golf Package Includes WiFi See Terms Guest Room 1 King Sofa Bed
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Check RatesEscape Golf Package Includes WiFi See Terms Guest Room 2 Queen Sofa Bed
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Check RatesGuest Room 1 King Sofa Bed (See Terms)
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Check RatesGuest Room 2 Queen Sofa Bed (See Terms)
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Check RatesMarriott Bonvoy Escapes Guest Room 1 King
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Check RatesMarriott Bonvoy Escapes Guest Room 1 King Sofa Bed
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Check RatesMarriott Bonvoy Escapes Guest Room 2 Queen Sofa Bed
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Check RatesMultiple Beds 2 Queen Beds and A Sofa Bed
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Check RatesRoom Multiple Beds (2 Queens and A Sofabed)
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Check RatesStay For Breakfast Rate Includes Internet (See Terms) 1 Bedroom Suite 1 King Sofa Bed
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Check RatesStay For Breakfast Rate Includes Internet (See Terms) Guest Room 2 Queen Sofa Bed
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Check RatesStay For Breakfast Rate Includes Internet See Terms Guest Room 2 Queen Sofa Bed
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Local Attractions

Nathan Benderson Park (Rowing, Dragon boat), Premier Sports Campus, Sarasota Polo Fields, IMG, The Mall at UTC, University Town Center shopping, Sarasota BMX, Miss Sarasota Softball, Ringling Museum of Art, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Mote Marine Aquarium, TreeUmph!, Myakka River State Park, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Van Wezel, Asolo Theater, Lockwood Ridge Tennis, Miracle League Park, , Ed Smith Stadium - Baltimore Orioles, McKechnie Field - Pittsburgh Pirates, Florida Maritime Museum, Siesta Key Beach, Longboat Key, Anna Maria Island, Bradenton Beach. College: USF Sarasota Manatee, State College of FL, New College, Keiser, Southeastern at Bayside Community Church, Manatee Technical Institute.

Verified Reviews of Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Overnight"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Room clean, nice amenities, staff accommodating and pleasant.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
08-Jan-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jan 04 to Sun Jan 05 2020 at a $150.48 average nightly rate.
"Wonderful Experience"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Due to the wonderful experience there last year, I decided to go back for a second time and hopefully we will make it a yearly stay. It was clean, affordable and the shopping area is so close by.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Aug-2014 Verified Review
4.5 out of 5. Based on 183 guest reviews

Property Description

The Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota University Park is conveniently located off Interstate 75, just one mile from Lakewood Ranch and Nathan Benderson Rowing Park. This University Park hotel is six miles from the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. The Ringling Museum of Art, Asolo Theatre and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens are less than 10 miles away. More attractions like Sarasota Jungle Gardens, St. Armands Circle, Premiere Sports Campus and the Mote Marine Aquarium are a quick 15 minute drive. A variety of business parks, beaches, restaurants and cocktail lounges are located nearby. Walk to many of our great shops and restaurants. Located one half mile and across the street from The Mall at UTC and in the heart of the Shoppes at University Town Center, The District at UTC and the Square at University Town Center. The Premium Outlet Mall is 10 miles from the hotel on I-75. Near popular event venues including Lakewood Ranch Country Club, University Park Country Club, Sarasota Polo Fields, Polo Grill and Fete Catering, and The Founder's Club. Hotel features and amenities include:Bisro - Eat. Drink. Connect - on site restaurant and bar featuring Starbucks beverages.All rooms feature refrigerator and microwave.Free wireless high-speed Internet access in all rooms and public areas Free local calls Business center Meeting Room of 980 square feetTheater Room

Green Sustainability

Member of the Florida Green Lodging Program.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00PM
Check Out: 11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 4
Rooms: 132
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 132
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 132
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 4580 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 80 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 5.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5 pm - 10 pm
Pool Info:
Come for a swim in our saline outdoor pool, relax and unwind in our whirlpool. Our pool area is equipped with lounge chairs and cabanas, making it your perfect tropical retreat. When the sun goes down join us ou ton the Fire Pit Terrace! Pool area is open daily from 8:00 AM until 9:00 PM.Stay active with our state-of-the-art fitness center, open 24 hours a day. Choose from a variety of different cardio machines, free weights, medicine balls and more.
Ownership: Buffalo Lodging
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
If you need to cancel your stay, please do so 24 hours prior to check in. Code of Conduct Agreement requested for youth groups.
Nightly Parking: 0
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Banquet Bartender Fees: 100.00 Per Hour
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 55.00 Per Item (Per Gallon Starbucks)
Banquet Soda: 4.00 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 4.00 Per Item

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Sarasota International Airport - 6.0 miles west. Taxi: $20.00 one-wayTampa International Airport - 55.0 miles NW.Taxi: $85.00 one-way

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Bistro restaurant onsite open daily, 6:30 - 9:30 am weekdays and 7:00 - 10:00 am Saturday and Sunday. Also open for dinner. Breakfast is a la carte. Hotel is available to cater breakfast for groups, Pricing starts at $10.00 pp.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

Complimentary on-site parking is available. Bus Parking is also available.

Internet / WiFI

Stay connected throughout the entire hotel with complimentary high speed wireless Internet Access. Premium Wi-Fi is available at an additional cost.Take advantage of the business center, complete with computers, printing and faxing.

About Courtyard by Marriott

  • Business centered hotel with functional rooms and and a multi-use public area
  • Free Wi-Fi in guestrooms and lobby area
  • Flexible workspaces, soft bedding, and Paul Mitchell products
  • Lobby provides a casual meeting and workspace, business center, and GoBoard® Touchscreens for Info on the Go
  • 24/7 Market offering practical food/beverage options

The Courtyard by Marriott highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Comfort Suites Sarasota / University Park, Comfort Suites University Park / Sarasota, Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota University Park, Courtyard by Marriott Univeristy Park Fl

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area

Rate fluctuations of Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area

The graph above is seasonality of room rates for both our group quotes and the lowest online individual rates we could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The best group deal shown is 55.4% in May 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $274 in the month of March 2019. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area.

Feel free to use the Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Sarasota event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Meeting Room 25 x 36 x 9 98080/--60403030----/--60----
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Meeting Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
980 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 36 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Fire Pit Terrace 45 x 80 x 0 3600--/--------------/----50--
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Fire Pit Terrace

Secluded Outdoor Terrace with Fire Pit with Pergola overlooking private pond. Great spot for welcome receptions and out door dining Fall through Spring.
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
3600 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
45 x 80 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
Half Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$400.00 USD
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FAQs about Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area have?

There are 132 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area?

Yes, they have 2 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area?

Bistro restaurant onsite open daily, 6:30 - 9:30 am weekdays and 7:00 - 10:00 am Saturday and Sunday. Also open for dinner. Breakfast is a la carte. Hotel is available to cater breakfast for groups, Pricing starts at $10.00 pp.

What parking is available at Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area?

Complimentary on-site parking is available. Bus Parking is also available.

How much does internet cost?

Stay connected throughout the entire hotel with complimentary high speed wireless Internet Access. Premium Wi-Fi is available at an additional cost.Take advantage of the business center, complete with computers, printing and faxing.

Can I get a AAA rate at Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA Rate - Guest Room 1 King

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Marriott Senior Discount Includes (See Terms) Guest Room 1 King

Is there a gym at Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Courtyard Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Come for a swim in our saline outdoor pool, relax and unwind in our whirlpool. Our pool area is equipped with lounge chairs and cabanas, making it your perfect tropical retreat. When the sun goes down join us ou ton the Fire Pit Terrace! Pool area is open daily from 8:00 AM until 9:00 PM.Stay active with our state-of-the-art fitness center, open 24 hours a day. Choose from a variety of different cardio machines, free weights, medicine balls and more..

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