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Featured Hostels in Sarasota

Kompose Hotel Sarasota
2 out of 5
965 University Pkwy, Sarasota, FL
The price is $120 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Situated near the airport, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Ca’ d’Zan and John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Sarasota Jungle Gardens is 1.4 mi (2.3 ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (50 reviews)

"The property is an instagrammers dream. So many unique bits in this hotel. From the moment you pull up and see the giant dog butt statue, and walk in the doors there’s so many unique decorations! They have an adorable little shop where you can purchase little unique candies and stuff that you don’t ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2021

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Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

3 out of 5
1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL
The price is $178 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
3.4/5Good! (976 reviews)
Wonderful stay, beautiful view of gulf

"Excellent"…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2021

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
Kompose Hotel Sarasota

Kompose Hotel Sarasota

2 out of 5
965 University Pkwy, Sarasota, FL
The price is $120 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
4.7/5Exceptional! (50 reviews)

"The property is an instagrammers dream. So many unique bits in this hotel. From the moment you pull up and see the giant dog butt statue, and walk in the doors there’s so many unique decorations! They have an adorable little shop where you can purchase little unique candies and stuff that you don’t ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2021

Kompose Hotel Sarasota
Holiday Inn Sarasota Airport

Holiday Inn Sarasota Airport

3.5 out of 5
8009 15th Street E, Sarasota, FL
The price is $124 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
4.1/5Very Good! (1,174 reviews)

"Nothing special.the pool is dirty.the hot tub is not working.the gym is all all broken need to update."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2021

Holiday Inn Sarasota Airport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Hostels and More in Sarasota

Sarasota offers 3425 lodging choices, and if you have a hard time finding hostels in town, you can still choose a place that works for you. For those who would rather save money on overnight costs and budget more for going out, you can score great deals on Expedia. We've heard good things about this destination's natural setting, including its beaches and gardens.

You may be able to find reasonable prices at these Sarasota accommodations, which get positive reviews from our travelers:

The Westin Sarasota - Located within a 10-minute walk of John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Property features at this hotel include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Tropical Beach Resorts - Located within a 20-minute walk of John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel.

Days Inn by Wyndham Sarasota Bay - You can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool at this motel.

Carlisle Inn - You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel.

Holiday Inn Sarasota Airport - Located within a 5-minute walk of Venice Beach. You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Sarasota?

The weather can be important when you want to venture out and explore, so here's a little information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 79° F and nighttime temperatures average 51° F
  • April-June: 90° F is the daytime average and 60° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 91° F and nighttime averages are around 71° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 87° F during the day and 52° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 56.18 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Sarasota?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might like these places:

Top Sights
  • Venice Beach
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
  • Mote Marine Aquarium
Natural Features
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens
  • Island Park
  • Sarasota Childrens Garden
Cultural Attractions
  • John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
  • Sarasota Opera House
  • Florida Studio Theatre

Overall, Sarasota is known for its:

  • Beaches
  • Gardens
  • Art
  • Bird watching
  • Entertainment
  • Museums

How to Get to Sarasota and Around the Area

You can find the nearest airport in Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.), 3.6 mi (5.8 km) away from the city center. An alternative is St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), located 30.1 mi (48.5 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Sarasota?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save your budget for going out. You can check out the art galleries and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like bird watching.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in many forms, but all of them have three main things in common, including budget prices, a social atmosphere, and shared rooms (though many have private options too).
What are the best hostels in Sarasota?
Wondering where our customers have booked rooms in Sarasota? These are some popular choices that might have more budget-friendly rates: Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach - You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel. Kompose Hotel Sarasota - Located within a 20-minute walk of John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Property features at this hotel include free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Sarasota?
The weather is important when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s some information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 82°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 64°F. The rainiest months in Sarasota are August, July, June, and September, with each month seeing an average of 8 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Sarasota?
In general, Sarasota is known for its beaches, gardens, and art. Major attractions include St. Armands Circle, Lido Beach, and Siesta Key Beach. Get out into nature with places like Turtle Beach, Venice Beach, and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. Cultural attractions include Sarasota Opera House, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, and Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.
What's the best way to get to and around Sarasota while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Sarasota on hand to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA), 44.4 mi (71.5 km) away. An alternative is Sarasota-Bradenton Intl. Airport (SRQ), situated 3.6 mi (5.8 km) away.

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