Opening Ceremony: Masters Regatta

Fireworks at Nathan Benderson Park

We loved the opportunity to view fireworks from our hotel and partake in the Opening Ceremony festivities for the 2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta. Event highlights included live music by the local reggae band Jah Movement, performances by the Sarasota Circus Arts Conservatory in addition to fireworks!

2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta

What a fabulous day for the 2018 World Rowing Masters Regatta! Come out to spectate and play tourist through Sunday, September 30, at Nathan Benderson Park. If you’re planning a last minute getaway for the regatta, we’d love to have you stay with us at the Sarasota Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites! The hotel is located just 3.4 miles to … Read More

Shopping in Sarasota: Shoptember

  You’ve completed the back-to-school shopping spree. You’re thankful it’s not quite time to prepare Thanksgiving feast shopping lists and your family is still deciding what to ask Santa for this year. It must be time to shop for you! And in Sarasota, “Shoptember” is the perfect time to shop. Organized by Visit Sarasota County, Shoptember is a special campaign … Read More

Sarasota Hotel Ready to Provide Refuge for those Evacuating from Hurricane Florence

Hurricane

As Sarasota’s newest hotel, the Sleep Inn/MainStay Suites has been carefully designed and built to today’s high standards of commercial construction. In fact, our team affectionately calls the new facility a fortress. A fortress is defined as “a heavily protected and impenetrable building,” and we are ready to provide a friendly fortress for those seeking a safe place to stay. … Read More