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Meeting and Event Accommodations

When it comes to accommodations, the choices are almost endless--even for large groups. The Bradenton Area is the perfect place for any meeting or convention, the area offers a variety of hotel accommodations with meeting & conference space. Scroll through the options below to find one that fits your meeting or convention group needs.

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson

The Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, Bradenton at I-75, FL is ideal for families and sports teams in town for games or camps at Premier Sports Campus, Ellenton Ice & Sports Complex and IMG Academies, all within 10 miles. The hotel is also within walking distance of several restaurants for added convenience. When it is time to relax, trade in your team uniform for a swimsuit and head 25 minutes west to some of the area's best beaches, including Lido Key and Siesta Key. Feel free to stay put and enjoy a refreshing plunge in our hotel’s outdoor pool. Be sure to stop by the lobby for a free cookie and a book from the Read It & Return Lending LibrarySM before sinking into your room's Serta® Elite mattress.

5610 Manor Hill Lane
Bradenton, FL 34203
(941) 363-4000
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Courtyard by Marriott Bradenton/Sarasota Riverfront

Courtyard by Marriott Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront is located directly on the Manatee River near the Gulf of Mexico, adjacent to downtown Bradenton and just eight miles from the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport. The Bradenton Area Convention Center is located one mile from the hotel and only seven miles from the white sandy beach of Anna Maria Island.
 
100 Riverfront Drive West
Bradenton, FL 34205
941-747-3727
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Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota/University Park

Located a quick walk to the new Mall at UTC, only 6 miles from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, and surrounded by restaurants, the Courtyard by Marriott® Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area features a large lobby with inviting spaces to work or relax, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport updates via our 52” GoBoard™.

8305 Tourist Center Drive
University Park, FL 34201
(941) 360-2626
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Hampton Inn & Suites Bradenton Downtown Historic District

Our historic 114 room hotel is located within walking distance to Downtown Bradenton’s shops and restaurants as well as Bradenton’s Riverwalk. We offer spacious guest rooms including suites and accessible rooms. When staying with us, enjoy a complimentary Hampton hot breakfast every day, a clean and fresh Hampton bed, free hi-speed internet access in every room, gym/fitness center and heated outdoor pool.

309 10th Street, W.
Bradenton, FL 34205
941-746-9400
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Hampton Inn & Suites Sarasota/University Park

The four-story hotel features 102 beautifully appointed rooms and a select number of studio suites, conveniently located off I-75 and just six miles away from the Sarasota/Bradenton Airport. The hotel is situated in the Lakewood Ranch area, across from rowing regattas at Nathan Benderson Park near downtown Sarasota and Bradenton.

8565 Cooper Creek Blvd.
University Park, FL 34201
(941) 355-8619
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Bradenton East / Lakewood Ranch

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bradenton East – Lakewood Ranch area offers the latest in hotel style and amenities to make your vacation or business trip a success. Located directly off of I-75 at exit #217 State Road 70 East, the hotel is within minutes from a wide array of business and leisure destinations includingEllenton Outlets, the luxurious Gulf Beaches, St. Armands Circle, the Premier Sports Campus, Nathan Benderson Park, Myakka State Park, championship level golf courses, and Lakewood Ranch Community. Numerous restaurants are also located nearby.

5464 Lena Rd.
Bradenton, FL 34211
(941) 755-0055
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bradenton West

This Bradenton hotel is three miles from the Gulf of Mexico, close to jet skiing, sailing and fishing. Sunbathe on our beautiful pool deck. Our hotel offers the best for either vacation or business.
 
4450 47th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34210
941-795-4633

Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch

Holiday Inn Lakewood Ranch is an ideal location for your next business meeting or group event. We have three banquet and meeting rooms with 2,500 square feet of flexible space. The largest room can accommodate over 100 people, and the smallest is perfect for intimate gatherings or corporate meeting gatherings. Banquet catering, technical support and equipment, and professional event planners are available to assist with making your event a success.

6231 Lake Osprey Drive
Sarasota, FL 34240
(941) 782-4400
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Holiday Inn Sarasota Bradenton Airport

Enter the first Manatee County constructed GREEN Hotel with spectacular 6-story atrium, glass elevators and waterfall. Unwind from a hectic day of travel in our beautifully appointed lobby. The furnishings are accented for comfort and relaxation, but have a high level of upscale elegance. Sporting News Grill is the latest concept in Sports Bars/Restaurants with nine 50” HDTVs with all the latest sports action and an outside terrace for al fresco dining and relaxing around the fire-pit conversation area. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner (til 11pm) featuring great steaks, chops, awesome burgers, fresh seafood, huge salads and bar appetizers. The bar offers Happy Hour from 4pm - 7pm Monday thru Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday. Room Service is available from 6am - 11pm. Our exceptional recreational facilities include state-of-the-art fitness center, spa, indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room and outside cabana area. The Hotel is minutes from IMG Academy, major sports venues, area attractions, beaches, PGA Golf Courses and Ringling Museum, Asolo and Van Wezel Theaters. Adjacent to the Sarasota Bradenton International Convention Center and to the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, convenience is the name of the game. The hotel is located just minutes from area attractions, beaches, boating and many area PGA golf courses. A perfect getaway hotel. Meeting space is available for groups from 10 to 100 with additional space available in the adjacent Convention Center, just steps away. All Sleeping Rooms are beautifully appointed an equipped with every convenience, and complimentary wireless Internet service. The Business Center is located on the main level. What a perfect location for Weddings, Meetings and any Social Event.
 
8009 15th Street East
Sarasota, FL 34243
941-355-9000

Hyatt Place Sarasota/Lakewood Ranch

The Hyatt Place Sarasota/Lakewood Ranch is convenietly located near all types of restaurants, exciting attractions, beautiful natural parks and large-scale shopping malls. What's more, the hotel is situation by Interstate 75 right off the University Parkway Exist and three area airports - meaning you can always get where you need to go.

6021 Exchange Way
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
941-748-3100
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Ramada Waterfront Hotel

Make your visit to Sarasota a rejuvenating experience at Ramada Sarasota hotel. Located off Route 41 on the Sarasota Bay waterfront, the hotel is near the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and just minutes from beautiful white sandy beaches and crystal clear water. Free Parking for buses. Complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, free Wifi, 24-7 Business Center, heated tropical pool, restaurant and Tiki bar on site. Close to many area attractions. Beautiful Florida sunsets are free!

7150 N Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34243
(941) 358-1000
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Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club

A modern resort offering new experiences and distinct amenities while delivering the Old Florida authenticity of Anna Maria Island.Off the coast of Florida, just west of Bradenton is where you’ll find quaint little Anna Maria Island. It is an experience of history and heritage – Old Florida preserved by the sun for the next generation of visitors.

5325 Marina Drive
Holmes Beach, FL 34217
(844) 863-9443
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Zota Beach Resort

Enjoy contemporary cool on Longboat Key at the new Zota Beach Resort. Beautifully located on the Gulf of Mexico, Longboat’s newest luxury beach resort will feature modern architectural touches along with stylish accommodations and distinctive dining experiences. At Zota Beach Resort, you’ll enjoy relaxed beachfront luxury along with easy access to the upscale shopping and restaurants at St. Armand’s Circle, exhilarating watersports and more. You are also invited to indulge in a variety of resort amenities ideal for family vacations and romantic weekend getaways, including our sundrenched outdoor pool area and chic wine bar. And with over 2,500 square feet of event space, Zota Beach Resort is an ideal choice for meetings, weddings and special events.

• 187 total room with 30 suites

• 2,756 Sq. Ft. of meeting space

• Exceptional beachfront location on Longboat Key

• Secluded island ambience yet with easy access to local attractions and two international airports

• Newly designed, architecturally modern resort

• Sun-drenched pool area, stylish restaurant and wine bar

• 103 completely renovated guest rooms plus brand new 84-room tower

4711 Gulf of Mexico Dr.
Longboat Key, FL 34228
855-660-6266
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