Courtyard Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area

8305 Tourist Center Drive

Sarasota, Florida 34201 USA

Phone:+1 941-360-2626

Fax:+1 941-360-1876

Toll-free:+1 800-627-7468

Sales:+1 941-296-0355

Services & Amenities

All public areas non-smoking

Beauty shop

Car Rental

Coffee/tea in-room


Foreign exchange, nearby

Hot breakfast, fee from

Housekeeping service daily

Laundry on-site

Laundry on-site, coin operated

Local restaurant dinner delivery

Mobility accessible rooms

Newspaper in lobby

Safe deposit boxes, front desk

Valet dry-cleaning

Guest Room Information

General Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Coffee maker/tea service
  • Crib/Play Yard
  • Individual climate control
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini fridge
  • Pillows: down/feather
  • Pillows: foam
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed

Bathroom Amenities

  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer

Room Entertainment

  • Cable channel: CNN
  • Cable channel: ESPN
  • Cable channel: HBO
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Color TV
  • Plug In Panel
  • Wet bar

Business Amenities

  • Electrical outlet: desk level
  • Phone feature: speakerphone
  • Phone feature: voice mail
  • Two-line phone

Kitchen Amenities

  • Microwave oven
Visit the Guest Rooms page for more information


Dining Services

Local restaurant dinner delivery

Sundry/Convenience store


The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect.®

Your food and beverage destination for refreshing breakfast choices in the morning, and a variety of dinner and cocktail options in the evening. The Bistro also offers specialty beverages made with Starbucks® coffee to help you get a jump on the day.

Open for breakfast and dinner Dress code: Casual Phone: +1 941-360-2626

Fitness & Recreation


Biking trail (1 mile)

Boating (10 miles)

Bowling (6 miles)

Jet-skiing (15 miles)

Jogging/fitness trail (0.5 miles)

Kayaking (8 miles)

Miniature golf (7 miles)

Sailing (10 miles)

Scuba diving (15 miles)

Snorkeling (10 miles)

Solarium (10 miles)

Lighted Outdoor (1 mile)

Volleyball (10 miles)

Water-skiing (10 miles)

Hunting (20 miles)

Nature preserve, trail (5 miles)

Surfing (10 miles)

Bike rentals (10 miles)


On site fitness center


Outdoor Pool



Rosedale Golf & Country Club (5 miles)


Legacy Golf Club (2.5 miles)

Legacy Golf Course

University Park Country Club (2 miles)

University Park Golf Course

Waterlefe Golf and River Club (13 miles)

Waterlefe Golf and River Club

Esplanade Golf and Country Club (9 miles)


Local Attractions

The Mall at University Town Center

140 University Town Center Dr

0.8 miles S from hotel

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center

2 miles E from hotel

Nathan Benderson Rowing Park

1 mile S from hotel

Marie Selby Botanical Garden

8 miles S from hotel

Mote Marine Aquarium

12 miles SW from hotel

Premier Sports Campus

10 miles NE from hotel

Ringling Museum of Art

5 miles W from hotel

Siesta Key Beach

14 miles SW from hotel

St. Armands Circle

11 miles SW from hotel

University of South Florida

7 miles W from hotel

Big Cat Habitat & Gulf Coast Sanctuary

7101 Palmer Blvd.

5 miles SE from hotel

Crowley Museum and Nature Center

16405 Myakka Road

15 miles SE from hotel

Sarasota Jungle Gardens

3701 Bay Shore Road

8 miles SW from hotel

South Florida Museum and Bishop Planetarium

201 10th St W

12 miles NW from hotel

Dakin Dairy

30771 Betts Road

15 miles E from hotel

Payne Skate Park

2110 Adams Lane

8 miles SW from hotel

IMG Academy

12 miles NW from hotel


21805 SR 70 E

6 miles NE from hotel

Visit Local Area page for more information

Airport Information

Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)


Airport Phone: +1 941-359-2770

Hotel direction: 6.5 miles E

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Estimated taxi fare: 20 USD (one way)
Visit SRQ airport website

Driving directions

From SRQ left on University Parkway (Heading East), Left onto Cooper Creek Blvd, Left on Tourist Center Drive, hotel is located immediately on the right.

Tampa International Airport (TPA)


Airport Phone: +1 813-396-3671

Hotel direction: 58 miles S

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Estimated taxi fare: 200 USD (one way)
Visit TPA airport website

Driving directions

Exit airport to I-275 South to St. Pete/Sarasota. Follow I-275 south, over the Skyway Bridge (toll $1.25), Connect to I-75 South (toward Sarasota/Naples), Take Exit 213, University Parkway, turn Right onto University Parkway (west), take first right onto Cooper Creek Blvd., take immediate left onto Tourist Center Drive, hotel is immediately on the right.

Business Services

Copy service

Fax service

Network/Internet printing

Overnight delivery/pickup

Page limit for free outgoing fax



For more information call the general manager of the hotel.

Accessible guest rooms have a 32 inch wide opening Business center entrance Fitness center entrance Hotel has on site accessible self-parking Main entrance Meeting spaces Pathway to registration desk Pool entrances Registration desk Restaurants and lounges Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible Self-operating lifts or sloped entry Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities

Courtyard® by Marriott® Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area