Best Rooms: Located just minutes from the ocean, this hotel offers great views of both the Sarasota Bay and Marina. On floors 5 - 10, odd-numbered rooms offer the best views of the bay, while even-numbered rooms overlook the Marina.
1.5 star hotel
Area: Glenwood Park
1.04 mi from Marina Jack
Best Rooms: The inward-facing rooms on the top floor offer a nice view, which is of the pool.
Best Rooms: Request a room facing the trees on any floor for the best view.
Best Rooms: Gulfside Motel has Lido Beach and the Gulf of Mexico just across the street, but the surrounding buildings obstruct any possible view.
Best Rooms: The hotel offers some impressive views of the ocean from rooms facing Ben Franklin Dr. on floors 4 - 7.
3 star hotel
Area: Armstrong Acres
3.30 mi from Marina Jack
Best Rooms: For the best view, request a room facing the pool on any floor.