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Your 2017 World Rowing Championship Hotel

Book a winning stay during the upcoming World Rowing Championship at The Resort at Longboat Key Club! Just 13.5 miles from Nathan Benderson Park, host of the event, our hotel offers competitors, coaches and spectators the perfect place to call home throughout their stay. Whether traveling from across the world or just across the state, make the most of your journey when you reserve a room or suite at one of the premier beachfront hotels in Sarasota.

Sep. 24 - Oct. 1, 2017


While it’s the call of the international rowing regatta that will summon you to Sarasota, it’s our hotel’s impressive amenities and services that will make your trip enjoyable and comfortable. Add a little vacation to the competition season as you experience the beauty of our four-diamond beachfront resort’s picturesque location, just steps from the sand and sea.

If you’re not renting a car during your time here, no worries. We have everything you need right on site so you can stay as active or relaxed as you desire during competition downtime.

  • Spa: Calm your anxieties before the big race at The Spa, our Sarasota hotel’s full-service seaside sanctuary, offering over 50 island-inspired treatments to rejuvenate your physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing.
  • Pool: Switch up your regular workout regimen as you dive into our sparkling outdoor pool overlooking the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Refreshing cocktails and mouthwatering meals are served poolside daily to keep you in the paradise state of mind.
  • Dining: From seafood favorites to Italian delicacies, our eight restaurants and lounges offer mouthwatering meals to satisfy every traveler’s taste buds. After a long day of racing or cheering, celebrate a win with an aged whiskey from The Tavern & Whiskey Bar, or get in the Florida spirit with a tropical cocktail at Barefoot’s Bar & Grille, or stick to your healthy dining routine with fresh Florida dishes including vegetarian and gluten-free offerings.
  • Golf: You can’t travel to Florida without getting in a game at our award-winning golf resort. Ranked the “Best Place to Play” by Golf Digest, our Sarasota golf course offers pros and novices alike a game to remember with views worth savoring.
  • Tennis: Recognized as the No. 1 tennis resort in Florida by Tennis Magazine, The Resort at Longboat Key Club encourages you to take a break from the water and test your skills on one of the 20 Har-Tru courts that make up the gorgeous Tennis Gardens.
  • Fitness center: Stay on top of your workout routine before the big row with our state-of-the-art fitness center, featuring a wide range of cardio equipment, free weights, strength equipment and group exercise classes.


After an exhilarating day at Nathan Benderson Park, find your home away from home in our stylish Sarasota hotel accommodations. From the rich furnishings and well-stocked wet bars to the Bose® Wave® Radios and private balconies overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, our rooms and suites provide players and fans the perfect home base in paradise.

Find a space to accommodate your whole team:

  • Standard rooms: Enjoy 415 square feet of luxury with one king or two double pillow-top beds plus amenities that include 42-inch flat-panel plasma TVs, safes, high-speed internet access and mini refrigerators.
  • Junior suites: Spread out in 650 square feet with a king-size bed and queen-size sleeper sofa plus a kitchen, dining table, washer and dryer.
  • One-bedroom suites: At 850 square feet, you’ll feel right at home in quarters with separate living and sleeping spaces. The suite’s master bedroom boats a king-size bed, and the living area includes a queen-size sleeper sofa. Full-size kitchens and a dining table for four are among other amenities.
  • Two-bedroom suites: With 1,260 square feet, these Sarasota accommodations are perfect for groups traveling together. The master bedroom features a king-size bed, while the guest bedroom boasts two double beds. The living room also includes a queen-size sleeper sofa. Fully equipped kitchens round out these quarter’s offerings.