Hosting Orioles Baseball Fans in Sarasota

Laurie Pike at 2019 Orioles Fan Fest

Conveniently located just 5 miles from Ed Smith Stadium, the Sarasota Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites is proud to host baseball fans from Baltimore and beyond this season! We are gearing up for baseball in Sarasota – with our own Director of Sales and Marketing Laurie Pike having just attended the Orioles’ Fan Fest in Baltimore last weekend! It’s hard … Read More

Sarasota Hotel for Motorcoach Groups

Motocoach in front of Sarasota hotel Sleep Inn MainStay Suites

Not only is the Sarasota Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites one of Sarasota’s newest hotels, we are also perfectly poised to host motorcoach groups! From the hotel’s convenient location just off the interstate and parking accommodations for motorcoaches, to the personalized service offered through our sales and marketing team who have specialized in working with motorcoach groups for decades, we … Read More

New Sarasota Hotel Offers Shuttle to Airport & More

We realize you don’t want to worry about the “logistical” details of your getaway to Sarasota, so it’s our pleasure to offer guests a convenient shuttle, provided complimentary by the Sarasota Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites team to (or from) the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in addition to a variety of nearby attractions, restaurants and shopping destinations. If you are still … Read More

Only in Sarasota: Big Top Holidays

The Sarasota community is extremely proud of our “circus heritage” and so fortunate to have The Circus Arts Conservatory actively involved with a variety of programs. As you plan any holiday getaways for next year, you may want to consider catching the “The Greatest Little Show on Earth,” an annual holiday performance by The Circus Arts Conservatory’s Sailor Circus. Here’s … Read More

When You Roam to Sarasota: 5 Things You Must Do

We all love a good “Resource Guide for Luxury Travel, Culture & Eats” so appreciate the insights provided by the folks at Wherever You Roam blog. From visiting the Ringling Museum, shopping at Shelley’s Gifts and Christmas Boutique and throughout downtown Sarasota and smelling the flowers at Selby Gardens to “treating your tastebuds” at Simon’s, we have to agree with their … Read More

New Year’s Eve in Sarasota

If you’re looking to welcome the New Year in style, love great music and supporting important causes, we have a perfect recommendation for your NYE celebration in Sarasota! Jay White was hand-picked by Neil Diamond to start The Sweet Caroline Tour. Diamond, who announced he has Parkinson’s Disease earlier this year, has supported these efforts to benefit the Parkinson Place … Read More

Sarasota Hotel Reviews

Hotel Interior

We know it’s important to hear directly from past guests about what it’s truly like to stay at any home away from home. Our team always encourages you to review our TripAdvisor listing to learn exactly what guests of the Sarasota Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites share about their experiences at our dual-concept property. As we pass along just a sampling … Read More

Shopping in Sarasota

It seems we recently celebrated it all in the world of shopping. Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday – which seems to have morphed into Cyber Week or even Cyber Month. There have been plenty of opportunities to take advantage of sales of all sorts. No matter the reason (excuse or justification!) for your next shopping spree, Sarasota has … Read More

Sarasota Hotel a Hub for Sports: Welcome Solar Soccer Team

Solar Soccer Team

With our proximity to a variety of sports facilities, including Nathan Benderson Park and Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, the Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites Sarasota, is quickly becoming a convenient hub for youth, amateur and professional athletes competing in many sports. This week, we are pleased to welcome the Solar Soccer Team as part of the U.S. Soccer … Read More

Laurie Pike Nominated for Sandies Award

Laurie Pike Sandies Nomination

Our own Director of Sales & Marketing Laurie Pike was recently nominated for the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance “Sandies” awards. As a member of the The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance, our hotel team would like to congratulate all the nominees and winners from the annual Sandies Members’ Choice Awards who were honored at an awards luncheon on Friday, November 16, … Read More