No longer around (it was demolished in 1998), this old-school monster of a hotel was left to rot for many, many years in downtown Sarasota. It was a popular haunt for ghost hunters, who swore there were evil presences residing there.
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- North Tamiami Trail
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- 27.125163515784063, -82.4541099601883
- Sarasota County, Florida
- Nearest Towns:
- Nokomis, FL (0.7 mi.)
Laurel, FL (1.4 mi.)
Venice, FL (1.8 mi.)
Venice Gardens, FL (4.6 mi.)
South Venice, FL (5.3 mi.)
Osprey, FL (5.4 mi.)
Plantation, FL (6.4 mi.)
Vamo, FL (7.2 mi.)
Gulf Gate Estates, FL (9.5 mi.)
Bee Ridge, FL (11.1 mi.)
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