Location Situated in a stunning resort-like setting, the hotel offers an ideal location minutes from spectacular white sand beaches and just steps from the premier theatres, restaurants, museums and attractions of the Florida West Coast. The centre of Sarasota and the bus station can be reached in 5 minutes on foot. Facilities The hotel was built in 1975. Travellers can enjoy a pleasant stay in one of the 294 rooms. In the air-conditioned establishment, guests are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Most storeys can be reached by lift. Amenities include a safe. Wireless internet access is available to travellers in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the accommodation are a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. There is also a garden. Additional features at the hotel include a newspaper stand and a library. Guests arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Bicycles can be left in the bicycle storage area. Available services and facilities include translation services, room service and a laundry service. In addition, a shuttle service is offered. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service to explore the surrounding area. Rooms Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. The carpeted rooms feature a double bed or a king-size bed. There is also a safe. Additional features include a fridge, a mini fridge, a microwave and a tea/coffee station. Further amenities include a washing machine and an ironing set. Internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, a stereo system, an alarm clock and WiFi add to the comfort of the holiday. Rooms suitable for wheelchair access are bookable. The bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer is also available. Bathrooms with wheelchair access can also be booked. The establishment offers non-smoking rooms. Sports/Entertainment The accommodation features various options for cooling off on hot days, including a pool and an outdoor pool. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. Travellers can enjoy a range of refreshing drinks at the poolside bar. A wide range of sports are available, including water sports such as water skiing, windsurfing, jet skiing, motor boat rides, sailing, catamaraning and diving, or for a fee, kayaking. Guests of the hotel can enjoy indoor activities, including a gym. Sport and leisure facilties at the establishment include massage treatments and a solarium. Additional services include an entertainment programme for children, offering numerous activities. Meals The accommodation offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Payment The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: American Express, VISA, JCB and MasterCard. Misc. There is a resort fee payable by the guest. Early Checkout will be assessed a fee.