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Occidental El Embajador, Sarasota

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The Occidental El Embajador is located approximately 20 miles from Las Americas International Jose Francisco Pena Gomez Airport and three miles from where Columbus's expeditions established the New World's first city. This location is also 2.5 miles from El Conde (pedestrian shopping street), three miles from the Colonial Zone and Catedral Basilica Menor de Santa Maria (New World's first cathedral), four miles from La Atarazana and El Alcazar de Colon (residence of Columbus's son, Diego), and five miles from the Columbus Lighthouse (Columbus's monumental grave).

The property's amenities include the casino (with 30 slot machines and eight gaming tables), full-service spa, beauty salon, 90-by-40-foot pool, fitness area, shopping area, El Jardin del Embajador (with indoor and courtyard seating), Los Porches (poolside buffet), Las Cotorras (pool bar), and Colonial Bar. The hotel also offers 24-hour room service, a business center, currency exchange, valet laundry service, free weekday newspapers, a garden area, concierge services, and 24-hour front desk service.

All rooms feature mahogany or black colonial-style furniture, small sitting areas, balconies, air-conditioning, cable TV, pay movies and video games, hairdryers, safes, Internet access, irons and ironing boards, minibars, and private bathrooms.

Information by Travelocity Hotel Class


Property Information by Travelocity
  • Air Conditioning (In Room)
  • Newspaper (Free)
  • Iron
  • Telephone
  • Television (Cable/Satellite)
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Television
  • Daily Maid Service
  • In Room Broadband Internet Access
  • Safe (In Room)
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Mini-Bar

Hotel Details

Property Information by Travelocity
  • 286 Rooms / 8 Floors
  • Built in 1956
  • Babysitting or Child Care
  • Laundry/ Dry Cleaning Service
  • Multi-lingual Staff
  • Sprinkler in Rooms
  • Car Rental
  • Common Area High speed Access
  • Smoke Alarm in Rooms
  • Photocopy Service
  • Administrative Services
  • Concierge Services
  • Barber/Hair Stylist
  • Common/Public Areas Accessible to Wheelchairs
  • Business Center
  • Currency Exchange
  • A-V Equipment Rental
  • Fax (For Guests)
  • Complementary Coffee
  • Common Area Wireless Access
  • Gift Shop
  • ATM/Bank
  • Laundry Room
  • Concierge/ Club Floor
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant in Hotel
  • Casino
  • Health Club
  • Health Spa/Massage
  • Pool (Outdoor)
  • Tennis (Outdoor)
  • Hot Tub