Offering waterfront views, the Ramada Sarasota is situated adjacent to Sarasota Bay and Marina (Fla.). The hotel is less than 2 miles from the airport, 1 mile from the University of South Florida at Sarasota and 5 miles from downtown. Guests are 7 miles from the Gulf beaches and 12 miles from Manatee Convention Center. Air travelers are less than 3 miles from Sarasota-Bradenton Airport.
The Bearded Clam Waterfront Restaurant offers casual American cuisine. A waterfront tiki bar overlooks the marina and swimming pool. Specialized event catering is available as well as 7,400 square feet of flexible meeting and function space. Complimentary continental breakfast is provided daily as well as complimentary wireless Internet access. Situated on an inlet dock of Bowlees Creek Cove, the hotel can arrange activities including deep sea fishing, scuba diving, and jet skiing. A fitness center, heated outdoor pool, and guest laundry are on-site. Parking is complimentary.
Guestrooms are located along the marina in 2-story buildings with exterior and interior corridors. Views of the city or marina are offered. Rooms feature desks with adjustable chairs. Other amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, complimentary newspapers and cable television. Rooms also offer coffee/tea makers, hair dryers, irons/ironing boards, and multi-line phones with voice mail. All rooms at Ramada Sarasota are nonsmoking.