**Property Location**.In the heart of Sarasota, Aloft Sarasota is within a 5-minute drive of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and St. Armands Circle. This hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Sarasota Memorial Hospital and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Sarasota Jungle Gardens. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer. .Island Park - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi Marina Jack - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi Florida Studio Theatre - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi Sarasota Opera House - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi Sarasota County Visitor Information Center and History Museum - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi Art Center Sarasota - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi Payne Park - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe - 1.5 km / 1 mi Players Theatre - 1.6 km / 1 mi Sarasota Childrens Garden - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi Colonial Village Shopping Center - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi Sarasota Memorial Hospital - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi Marietta Museum of Art and Whimsy - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi .The nearest airports are: Sarasota-Bradenton Intl. Airport (SRQ) - 7 km / 4.3 mi St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted) - 76 km / 47.2 mi .The preferred airport for Aloft Sarasota is Sarasota-Bradenton Intl. Airport (SRQ). **Rooms**.Make yourself at home in one of the 139 air- conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.**Dining**.Grab lunch at Re:Fuel, a restaurant that specializes in American cuisine. You can also grab snacks at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink at the bar/lounge, the poolside bar, or one of 2 bars/lounges. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a fee.**Business, Other Amenities**.Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Sarasota? This hotel has facilities measuring 2395 square feet (223 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).