Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have handicapped rooms available?
Yes, the hotel has 3 rooms that are equipped with roll in showers, 2 with transfer seats, and all with grab rails, sound and site impaired fire and smoke alarms, and a king sized bed.

Do you have mini bars in the rooms?
While there are no mini bars, we do offer the lovely Buffalo Lounge which is open from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Monday to Saturday. The Buffalo Lounge offers a wide variety of cocktails and mixed drinks as well as full lounge menu. There are also soda vending machines and a snack machine located on the ground floor.

Are there fax machines in the guest rooms?
Guests may send and receive faxes through the front desk. Guests of the hotel who have received a fax are notified through their guest room phone.

Do you have a business center?
While not an official business center, Holiday Inn Venice proudly offers a computer with high speed internet access located in the lobby and a data port in each of the rooms. For additionally business support, the front desk is able to send faxes and make copies for you.

What is the pet policy of the hotel?
We love pets and are a proud pet friendly hotel in the Venice area. We do accept pets of up to 20lbs in the hotel.

Are there rental cars available at the hotel?
A nearby Enterprise Rent-a-car is located approximately one mile from the hotel.

How far is the airport, and do you provide transportation? 
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is approximately 25 miles from the hotel and transportation to and from the airport can be arranged. Taxi service is approx. $35.00, and rental cars are available. Tampa International Airport is located approximately 75 miles north of the hotel. Taxi service is available for approx. $60.00.

How far is downtown Venice?
Beautiful downtown Venice is located approx. 1/2 mile away, and filled with charming boutiques and delicious restaurants.

Do you have Internet access available in the guest rooms?
Yes, each of our rooms is equipped with Internet access via a dial up connection through the data port in the guest room phone. It’s simply plug and play.

How far is the beach?
The world famous Venice Beach is approximately 2 miles away. A brisk walk along the road will get you to the famous Shark Tooth capital of the world‹Venice Beach in Florida.

Do you have safes in the guest rooms?
The hotel provides a safe deposit box at no charge. Boxes can be obtained by contacting the front desk.