Hotel Helps Clean the World

Have you heard about our partnership with Clean the World? “More than 2 million bars of partially used hotel soap are thrown away every day in the United States. By recycling soap and other discarded hygiene products, Clean the World saves lives with items that traditionally end up in landfills.” – Clean the World Our housekeeping department collects partially used soap bars, … Read More

Hotel Reviews: July 2019

It’s hard to believe it’s almost August and the summer is flying by – and so are many of our visitors’ vacations! Thanks to all who take the time to share comments about your stay at our dual-concept property online so our future guests can know how great their experiences will be at the Sarasota Sleep Inn/MainStay Suites! Fantastic Property … Read More

Rowing Events in Sarasota: Under 23 Championships

The Sarasota-Bradenton area has been host to a variety of major rowing events – including multiple championship competitions – over the past few years. With our hotels’ central location to Nathan Benderson Park, our team always looks forward to hosting visiting athletes, their coaches and families as each major event comes to town. This week, we are thrilled to have … Read More

Locals’ Tip for Siesta Beach: Colored Lifeguard Towers

We wrapped up the month of June snapping a panorama candid on a gorgeous morning at Siesta Key! Locals’ Tip for a Fab Beach Day at Siesta Beach: Reference the color of the lifeguard tower you are closest to when planning to meet a group of family and friends at Siesta Beach.

Hotel Review: June 2019

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We typically love sharing a multitude of reviews from travelers who recently experienced our property each month, but this month one TripAdvisor was just “Darn Cloe to Perfect” so we had to focus on this special message. Thanks so much to “Island Wayne” for taking the time to so eloquently share your detailed feedback about the Sarasota Sleep Inn / … Read More

Wallenda Siblings to Perform Highwire Walk Across NYC’s Times Square

The Wallenda name has been revered for generations for the family’s expertise as “wire walkers.” The Wallendas have always been admired in their hometown – our hotel’s hometown of Sarasota! – across the country and around the world for their daredevil stunts, carefully planned wire walks above some of the world’s most legendary destinations. Now, Nik Wallenda and his sister … Read More

Guest Photo of New Pool

Guest Photo of New Pool

Thanks to our recent guest Donna for sending in this gorgeous photo of our new pool! (And thank you for celebrating your husband’s birthday with us last weekend, Donna! We look forward to hosting you again soon.)

Father’s Day in Sarasota

Whether your “old man” loves the great outdoors, the opportunity to play another 18 holes, a cold beer at a tropical tiki hut, is into hot rods or hot summer days spent with the fam, Sarasota is a great destination to celebrate your dad on Father’s Day weekend or throughout the year. Our friends at Visit Sarasota County suggest “Five … Read More

Hotel Team Members Nominated for Tourism Awards

Tourism Award Nominees from Sleep Inn 2019

Our team was proud to join local tourism industry colleagues in honoring three National Tourism Awards nominees from the Sarasota Sleep Inn & MainStay Suites this year. As part of the local celebrations organized by Visit Sarasota County as part of National Travel and Tourism Week, please join us in congratulating our own  JacQuell Hair, Rhonda Zerilli and Juan Aponte … Read More

Hotel Reviews: May 2019

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We’re closing out the month of May with a look back at comments from our most recent visitors at the Sarasota Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites.  As one of Sarasota’s newest hotels, we appreciate it when you take the time to share feedback and testimonials about your stay at the dual-concept property – complete with brand-new resort-style swimming pool! – … Read More