One of the most refreshing hotels in Sarasota/Bradenton, FL, the Courtyard by Marriott® Sarasota - University Park/LakewoodRanch Area brings greater flexibility, connectivity and choices for guests. Walking distance to the Mall at UTC, under 2miles from the Nathan Benderson Park rowing facility, only 6 miles from Sarasota Airport and surrounded by restaurants,this Sarasota Florida hotel features a large lobby with a 52-inch screen TV display with weather information, a boardingpass printer, and inviting spaces to work or relax. On site you will also find a 980 sq. ft. meeting room, accommodating upto 80 people. In the center of it all is The Bistro, which provides guests with healthy morning food and beverage optionsincluding Starbucks® coffee, and evening dining with a full bar, open daily. This Florida “hidden gem” hotel features arelaxing waterside patio with fire pit and TV, an outdoor heated pool with whirlpool spa, and a well-equipped fitnesscenter with a 24-hour business center. Your stay at Courtyard by Marriott® Sarasota – University Park/Lakewood Ranch Areais sure to be more productive than before! The guest rooms are suite size, and each room has a kitchenette with minirefrigerator, microwave, wet bar and sink, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron with a full-size ironing board, and free WiFi.