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

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

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

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

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.

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

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