Jonny's Original Free Ride

Jonny's Original Free Ride

Jonny's Original Free Ride is now providing shuttle service for hotel guests from the property to all of Siesta Key including Turtle Beach and Siesta Key Village.  Make your arrangements for hotel departures with the front desk staff between 10 AM - 4 PM.  After 4 PM from the hotel and all service returning from Siesta Key is on demand by calling 941-928-8200.  It's that simple. Please make sure you tip your driver - the ride does not cost you a dime.  Make sure you call about 30 minutes before you wish to leave your location.  Ask our Front Desk Representative for more information when you arrive.



Sand Dollar Pool Bar & Grill

Sand Dollar Pool Bar & Grill

Our newest addition to the property is open 7 days a week until 10 PM every night through April 11th, 2015, with Happy Hour Daily from 12 - 6 PM..  Beautiful fire pit with outdoor living area to add to the wonderful nighttime ambiance by our completely renovated pool area.  Sand Dollar Pool Bar serves great sandwiches and delicious frozen drinks such as Rumrunners and Mango Margaritas, draft beer in addition to cocktails while your family swims and enjoys the afternoon at our pool.  Take a dip in the hot tub if you dare. We'll even give you special welcome buy 1/get 1 drink free just for staying with us when you book your reservation through us or BestWestern.com when the bar is open. What are you waiting for?



BW Plus Siesta Key Gateway is now 100% Non-Smoking

BW Plus Siesta Key Gateway is now 100% Non-Smoking

You asked, we listened and now we are delivering a better experience to you.  Our property is now 100% non-smoking in all public areas too.  You can rest easy when staying with us knowing that all guests upon check-in will be acknowledging our 100% non-smoking policy.  Thank you for your continued input to help us better serve you. 



AAA/CAA and AARP Discounts

AAA/CAA and AARP Discounts

Are you a AAA or AARP member?  We offer discounted rates for our AAA/CAA and AARP guests.  You can contact our front desk by calling us toll free - 800-930-4439 -  and reserve by asking for the AAA/AARP rate.  You must present your member card at check-in to qualify.  



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Upcoming Events

Sand Dollar Pool Bar & Grill


Apr 7
View the specials available at our poolside bar serving frozen concoctions, beer and cocktails 7 days a week.

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Hotel Nearest Selby Aquatic Center and YMCA


Apr 7
Looking for the nearest property to the Selby Aquatic Center for a swim competition?

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Stay 3 - Get 4!


May 1
Book a 3 night stay with us between and September 5th and October 31st, 2016, and get the 4th night free!

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17th Annual Siesta Key Chamber Golf Tournament


May 3
The Chamber has again partnered with The Founders Club to offer an unforgettable private outing.

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USAV Qualifier


Jun 11
Host Hotel for Volleyball Qualifier on Siesta Key Beach June 11 and June 12.

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2016 Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix Festival


Jul 3
If you are looking for a place to stay for all of the Suncoast Grand Prix has to offer this July, you've come to the right page.

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Siesta Key Fireworks


Jul 4
Need a one or 2 night stay to be able to see the best fireworks in Sarasota without the parking hassle?

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Phillippi Farmhouse Market Returns!


Oct 5
Just a stone's throw away every Wednesday from 9 - 2 PM

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7th Annual Siesta Key Crystal Classic


Nov 11
Stay here to see 10' sand sculptures rise from our #1 beach right before your eyes. Master Sand Sculptor headquarters November 11-15, 2016.

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