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
1.06 mi from Sarasota Opera
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 beach views are visible from rooms on the west side of the building. Ask for rooms on floors 5 - 12 for the best ocean views. While, some of the rooms on the lower floor overlook the pool.
3 star hotel
Area: Armstrong Acres
3.10 mi from Sarasota Opera
Best Rooms: For the best view, request a room facing the pool on any floor.