Press & Awards

Welcome to the Holiday Inn Sarasota Airport, winner of the Torchbearer Award, InterContinental Hotels Group’s most prestigious award for the premier properties worldwide and located nearby the Sarasota-Bradenton airport.

Bradenton Herald

“It’s vibrant but relaxing,” explains General Manager Mohammad Gharavi, “We thought ahead in the design, what people would like five to 10 years from now. We wanted to keep it fresh and modern.” 

Gulf Coast Business Review

"The 135-room hotel is indeed dreamy: Unique features abound, from the central air conditioning system in the lobby that spritzes fresh scents to an indoor pool and spa to the skylight atrium, one of the only ones of its kind in the Sarasota-Bradenton market."

Sarasota Herald Tribune

"Although the hotel caters to business clients on weekdays, it will attract the weekend traveler, even on rainy days, with an indoor spa, massage room, sauna and pool with whirlpool tub."

"This hotel caters to private pilots; the corporations, such as Chris-Craft and Honeywell, with locations nearby; and convention clients."

Ticket Sarasota Herald Tribune

“It’s not just a Philly cheese steak you’re getting here. It’s the best Philly cheese steak, the best nachos, the best pizza."