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

Ribbon Cutting at Sarasota’s Newest Hotel

Sarasota Sleep Inn MainStay Suites Ribbon Cutting

Today was a special day at our brand-new hotel as we welcomed local colleagues and partners from the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and Visit Sarasota County to our official ribbon cutting. Thanks for the warm welcome, Sarasota!   Photo Credit: Julia Rachel Photography

It’s Officially “Opening Day!”

We love baseball – especially spring training around here – but today is truly special type of “Opening Day.” As of 8 a.m. on Friday, August 24, 2018, the Sarasota Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites is officially open for business, or pleasure, as they say. Whether you are seeking a hotel for your rowing team competing at Nathan Benderson Park, traveling … Read More

Hotel Joins Sarasota Chamber

Laurie Pike Sarasota Chamber

Fellow Chamber Ambassador, Janet Arena (right) of the Van Wezel Performing Art Hall, presented the member plaque to Laurie Pike (left), Director of Sales & Marketing for the new hotel. Scheduled to open in the summer of 2018, the new hotel will feature many amenities including complimentary shuttle, complimentary hot breakfast buffet, complimentary high speed WiFi, a tropical heated pool, … Read More

Savor Sarasota throughout the Summer

Savor Sarasota

Savor Sarasota throughout the Summer With our hotel set to open in August 2018, we know you’ll be anxious to book a summer getaway to Sarasota! If visiting many of our local eateries and award-winning restaurants is part of your itinerary, you’re in luck! While Savor Sarasota Restaurant Week is celebrated annually June 1-14, many participating restaurants have chosen to … Read More

So Many Choices, So Many Privileges

CHOICE PRIVILEGES  Join the Choice Privileges ® rewards program. The fast way to a free hotel night.  With Choice Privileges, you get rewards right from day one, at over 5,500 hotels worldwide – with no blackout dates. When points add up this fast, you’re never far from earning rewards such as a free night and memorable experiences.  Sign up at … Read More

Employee Orientation

Employee Orientation was a success today. We’re so fortunate to have a great group of difference makers on the hotel’s opening team!