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Motel 6 Venice, FL
2 out of 5
281 US 41 Bypass North, Venice, FL
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The price is $63 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28

Situated in Venice, this motel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Venice Train Depot and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Venice Beach. Centennial Park and Venice Theater are also ...

3.2/5 (548 reviews)
Very pleased with this hotel

"The staff at this hotel were amazing. They were so friendly and very inviting. My family and I have enjoyed our stay and we would return. The pool was so refreshing and very sparkly clean. Thank you to the staff for making our stay a pleasant one."…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Motel 6 Venice, FL
Motel 6 Bradenton, FL
2 out of 5
660 67th Street Cir E, Bradenton, FL
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The price is $50 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8

Situated in Bradenton, this motel is 3.1 mi (5 km) from Links At Greenfield Plantation and within 6 mi (10 km) of Ellenton Premium Outlets and Riverwalk. River ...

3.1/5 (896 reviews)

"I liked being on the 3rd story. Was clean. And quiet. Near the track and near food. Took all of 1min to check in and out."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Motel 6 Bradenton, FL
Island Sun Inn & Suites - Venice, Florida Historic Downtown & Beach Getaway
2 out of 5
625 Tamiami Trail S, Venice, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $59 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Situated in the historical district, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Venice Beach and Venice Theater. Venice Fishing Pier and Caspersen Beach are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (857 reviews)

"This is a GREAT hotel for the price. Clean, bright, and every room has a view of the courtyard and pool. There was a fridge, microwave, and coffee maker in our room, and a restaurant right beside hotel if you prefer, plus it was a 10 minute, if not less, drive to the beach and restaurants, The staff ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2020

Island Sun Inn & Suites - Venice, Florida Historic Downtown & Beach Getaway
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Siesta Key Beach Resort & Suites; Tiki & Pool
2.5 out of 5
5311 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL
The price is $98 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3

Offering direct access to the beach, this Siesta Key Village motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Irma Beach and Siesta Key Beach. Crescent Beach and Siesta Key Marina ...

3.6/5Good! (968 reviews)

"The staff was amazing and for the most part the resort was very clean. The room could use a little tlc, some of the light switches were broken and /or very dirty. The hot water took about 5 minutes to get hot and was only enough for one shower."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Siesta Key Beach Resort & Suites; Tiki & Pool
Baymont by Wyndham Sarasota
2.5 out of 5
1425 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL
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The price is $71 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in Central Sarasota, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Sarasota Opera House is 1.8 mi ...

3.4/5Good! (985 reviews)

"great place, next to the best sarasota beach with pool"…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Sarasota
Magnuson Hotel Bradenton
2.5 out of 5
6511 14th St W, Bradenton, FL
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The price is $54 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Located in Bayshore Gardens, this motel is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from State College of Florida and 2.5 mi (4 km) from IMG Academy. University of South Florida Sarasota ...

3.2/5 (459 reviews)

"Nice basic hotel. A little further from downtown than we expected but not too bad."…"

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

Magnuson Hotel Bradenton
Bay Breeze Inn
2 out of 5
1526 14th Street West, Bradenton, FL
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The price is $45 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in the heart of Bradenton, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from LECOM Park and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Riverwalk. Ellenton Premium Outlets and John and Mable ...

2.9/5 (67 reviews)

"Nice people, cold ac, clean beds nice plants, I was happy for the price. Thank you kindly"…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2020

Bay Breeze Inn
Sunshine Inn & Suites Venice, FL
2 out of 5
1602 Tamiami Trail South, Venice, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $52 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Located in South Venice, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Venice Train Depot, Venice Beach, and Caspersen Beach. Venice Fishing Pier and Pelican Pointe Golf ...

4.1/5Very Good! (350 reviews)

"The owners were very pleasant, friendly and ensure were we very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Sunshine Inn & Suites Venice, FL
Americas Best Value Inn Bradenton Sarasota
2 out of 5
607 67th Street Circle East, Bradenton, FL
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The price is $65 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Situated in a state park, this motel is 3 mi (4.9 km) from Links At Greenfield Plantation and within 6 mi (10 km) of River Run Golf Links and Ellenton Premium ...

3.8/5Good! (264 reviews)

"Even though there was an issue with the reservation system, the staff took good care of us and in no time they accommodated us in a room according to the previous reserve."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Bradenton Sarasota
Regency Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
4200 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
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The price is $64 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28

Located in Indian Beach Sapphire Shores, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of McCurdy's Comedy Theatre, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, and John and Mable Ringling Museum ...

3.9/5Good! (457 reviews)
Great place

"Great place to stay for business or family trip"…"

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Regency Inn & Suites
Island Breeze Inn
2 out of 5
340 Tamiami Trail S, Venice, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $60 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Situated by the ocean, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Centennial Park and Venice Beach. Caspersen Beach is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) away.

3.4/5 (432 reviews)

"Place is nice, room was beautiful, staff was prompt and courteous, may need a little updating but I can only imagine what it takes to keep up on a hotel, amenities were better than I expected, front and back patio, pool, and not far from venice beach and shoppes. Would definitely stay again"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Island Breeze Inn
Cadillac Motel
2.5 out of 5
4021 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $60 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28

Located in Indian Beach Sapphire Shores, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of McCurdy's Comedy Theatre and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. John and Mable Ringling ...

2.4/5 (77 reviews)

"Clean and affordable"…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Cadillac Motel
Flamingo Inn
2 out of 5
4703 NORTH TAMIAMI TRAIL, Sarasota, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $69 per night from Nov 27 to Nov 28

Located in Indian Beach Sapphire Shores, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Ca’ d’Zan, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, and John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. ...

3.5/5Good! (13 reviews)
Great for the price

"This motel has undergone a major facelift. It was clean with new linens and furnishings. The staff was very friendly and accomodating, switching our reservation with a smile. Great place for the price."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Flamingo Inn
Sunrise Inn
2.5 out of 5
668 67th Street Circle East, Bradenton, FL
The price is $53 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Situated in Bradenton, this motel is 3 mi (4.9 km) from Links At Greenfield Plantation and within 6 mi (10 km) of Ellenton Premium Outlets and Riverwalk. River ...

2.4/5 (234 reviews)

"Property was dated but clean.it was ok for a one time stay."…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Sunrise Inn
Family Inn
2.5 out of 5
4807 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL
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Located in Indian Beach Sapphire Shores, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Ca’ d’Zan, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. ...

2.2/5 (33 reviews)
A decent place to stay for reasonable price

"It was good"…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2018

Family Inn
Siesta Inn
2.5 out of 5
4847 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
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Located in Indian Beach Sapphire Shores, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Ca’ d’Zan, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. ...

1.3/5 (12 reviews)
DEATH TRAP, WORSE THAN THE GOLDEN HOST

"I BOOKED A ROOM FOR 3 NIGHTS WHEN I ARRIVED A WOMAN WITH RED PJ'S CAME YELLING OUT OF ONE OF THE ROOMS WITH A GIANT DOG. THE ROOM WE BOOKED WAS NOT AVAILABLE WE WERE PUT IN ANOTHE. IT WAS DIRTY NO PHONE TOWELS DIRTY I ENDED UP GETTING SICK FROM THERE DIRTY BED AND BIT BY BUGS DON'T STAY THERE"…"

Reviewed on May 13, 2016

Siesta Inn
Tropical Breeze Beach Club
2.5 out of 5
6802 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, FL
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Situated on the waterfront, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Island Gallery West and within 3 mi (5 km) of Bean Point Beach and Anna Maria Beach. Palmetto ...

Tropical Breeze Beach Club
Casa Limonada Boutique Motel
2.5 out of 5
138 Garfield Dr, Sarasota, FL
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Nestled on the beach, this Sarasota motel is within a 15-minute walk of Lido Beach and St. Armands Circle. Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is 2 mi (3.2 km) ...

Casa Limonada Boutique Motel
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Other property types in Sarasota

The Westin Sarasota

The Westin Sarasota

4 out of 5
100 Marina View Drive, Sarasota, FL
The price is $94 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.4/5Excellent! (1,262 reviews)

"I small gift shop would be nice. However the mini store iwth the starbucks was nice. Would have liked more grab and go breakfast items. Front desk staff was fantastic!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

The Westin Sarasota
Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

3 out of 5
1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL
The price is $111 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.5/5Good! (953 reviews)

"Great View of the sea, lots of resort fun with the two pools and other amenities. Just need to update like painting etc. Lots of great possibilities, we really liked the resort! Chad was a great person and helped us a lot and always had a smile on his face, very hard worker!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
Tropical Beach Resorts

Tropical Beach Resorts

3.5 out of 5
6717 Sara Sea Circle, Siesta Key, FL
The price is $103 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,436 reviews)

"The resort is clean, beautifully landscaped and close to beach. We would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

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Sarasota Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You can select from 20 affordable motels in Sarasota among more than 5219 hotels and other lodging choices. When you pick one of these budget accommodations, there might not be abundant amenities like you'd find at a traditional hotel but you'll save more money for your trip.

Because you'll save on your room price, you can enjoy all that Sarasota has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, and Sarasota Jungle Gardens.

Fun fact: Starting in the early 1950s, customized neon signs often lit up the roadside motels, and you can see these today along the historic U.S. Route 66. When you stay at a motel, you'll often find an outdoor pool and a free parking spot.

Below are some of Expedia customers' recommended Sarasota motels available to book:

Motel 6 Bradenton

  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of Ellenton Premium Outlets and Mall at University Town Center.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Island Sun Inn

  • A restaurant and an outdoor pool are available during your stay, along with room amenities like free WiFi.
  • It's located within a quick 3-minute drive of Venice Beach.

Island Breeze Inn

  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • Stay within a quick 4-minute drive of Venice Beach.

Siesta Key Beach Resort & Suites Tiki & Pool

  • It's located within a quick 1-minute drive of Siesta Key Public Beach.
  • An outdoor pool, free parking, and a picnic area are available during your stay.

Americas Best Value Inn Bradenton Sarasota

  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of Ellenton Premium Outlets and Mall at University Town Center.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Things to Do in Sarasota

While you're sightseeing in the area, be sure to enjoy its popular beaches and picturesque gardens. Those who've visited Sarasota love the entertainment and museums.

Here are some popular places:

  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
  • Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
  • Sarasota Jungle Gardens

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Lido Beach
  • Siesta Key Public Beach
  • Turtle Beach

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary
  • Coconuts Family Entertainment Center
  • Pop's Golf Range and Batting Center

Sarasota is also notable for its:

  • Flowers
  • Bird watching

Best Time to Visit Sarasota

Determine the perfect time for your visit to Sarasota by reviewing these seasonal weather details:
  • 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

How to Get to Sarasota and Around the Area

Sarasota Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.) Airport 3.6 mi (5.8 km)
St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted) Airport 30.1 mi (48.5 km)
Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight) Airport 40.2 mi (64.7 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Sarasota?
Because you’ll save on your room price, you can enjoy more of what Sarasota has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include St. Armands Circle, Lido Beach, and Siesta Key Beach.
What is a motel?
At many motels, you’re likely to find an outdoor pool and a free parking spot. When you stay at a motel property, you’ll often have access to your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot. The word “motel” was coined in 1925 in San Luis Obispo, California by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel.
What are the best motels in Sarasota?
Siesta Key Beach Resort & Suites; Tiki & Pool: Stay within a 5-minute drive of Siesta Key Beach and Crescent Beach. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Motel 6 Bradenton, FL: An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay. It’s located within a short 7-minute drive of Ellenton Premium Outlets. Island Sun Inn & Suites - Venice, Florida Historic Downtown & Beach Getaway: Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Stay within a quick 3-minute drive of Venice Beach. Baymont by Wyndham Sarasota: It’s located within a quick 3-minute drive of Sarasota Opera House. A restaurant along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay. Bay Breeze Inn: Stay within a quick 4-minute drive of Riverwalk. Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
How many motels will I be able to find in Sarasota?
Choose from 18 economical motels in Sarasota.
What can I do in Sarasota?
Take time to check out the area’s entertainment choices and enjoy its popular beaches while you’re sightseeing. People who’ve visited Sarasota love the museums and gardens. Some popular places to visit include St. Armands Circle, Lido Beach, and Siesta Key Beach. These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places: Turtle Beach, Venice Beach, and Sarasota Jungle Gardens. You’ll find these family-friendly attractions: Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, and Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex.
What's the weather like in Sarasota?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so here’s some data about year-round temperatures in Sarasota to help you plan yours: 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 are my options for getting around Sarasota when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Sarasota to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Tampa Intl. Airport (TPA), which is located 44.4 mi (71.5 km) away. You can also search for flights into Sarasota-Bradenton Intl. Airport (SRQ), which is 3.6 mi (5.8 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.