1.5 star hotel
Area: Glenwood Park
0.17 mi from city center
Best Rooms: The inward-facing rooms on the top floor offer a nice view, which is of the pool.
Best Rooms: There isn't too much in the way of views; however, rooms facing the courtyard may offer a better view.
2.5 star hotel
Area: Gateway to Sarasota, Fruitville
4.95 mi from city center
Best Rooms: Request an odd-numbered room to look out at the pool area and some ponds; it'll be a better option than the even-numbered rooms, which face the highway.
Best Rooms: Request a room overlooking the pool for the best possible view.
Best Rooms: Golden Host Resort, located in one of the residential blocks next to the highway offers a view of the pool and courtyard from rooms facing inwards.
Best Rooms: Gulfside Motel has Lido Beach and the Gulf of Mexico just across the street, but the surrounding buildings obstruct any possible view.