TripAdvisor Reviews of Sarasota’s Newest Hotel

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It’s hard to believe the hotel has been open for more than two months already! It’s been a busy, exciting time for our team at the Sarasota Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites, with the most exciting moments being a direct result of wowing our first guests. Thanks to all our guests who took the time to share a review on … Read More

Coming Soon: Resort-Style Pool

Hotel Pool

While our duel-concept hotel Sleep Inn/Mainstay Suites Sarasota is open and completely ready for your next stay, construction is underway at our adjacent sister hotel Comfort Inn & Suites and the complex’s pool. Stay tuned for more details and an estimated opening date for this fabulous pool at the Sleep Inn / MainStay Suites, Sarasota’s newest hotel.

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


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