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Zota Beach Resort
4711 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Longboat Key, FL
+1 (855) 660-6266


Just fifteen miles from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) and only sixty-six miles South of Tampa International (TIA), the Zota is easily accessible to major airports with a variety of options for local transportation and transfers.

With a coveted beachfront setting overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and 187 modern rooms and suites, the Zota Beach Resort is a charming boutique resort that defines barefoot elegance. Their premier location and the attentiveness of their dedicated staff make the Zota a cherished sanctuary on Longboat Key. The relaxed ambiance of Florida’s southwest coast can be felt around every corner of our Gulf-side retreat from the relaxed sophistication of our spacious suites to the signature cocktails served in our poolside bar.

Often described as the Rodeo Drive of Sarasota, St. Armand’s Circle is located only minutes from the Resort and offers world-class shopping and dining with over 115 shops and restaurants in a park-like setting. Visit the charming shops of Anna Maria Island or take in a local farmers market. The Zota is within a six mile radius of the destination’s most popular attractions, including Golf, Spa, Deep-Sea Fishing, Museums, and much more!

Favorite On-Site Activities

Stand Up Paddle Boarding & Kayaking Corn hole on the Beach
Beach Olympics and Team Building Fitness Center
Lounging by the pool and Jacuzzi Enjoying our private cabanas
Pool side bar
Viento’s Kitchen and Wine Bar Restaurant

Favorite Off Site Activities

Lebarge Sunset Cruise
Ringling Estate / Museum
Kayak the Mangroves
Deep Sea Fishing Charter
JM Snooky Charters
Myakka State Park Tour
Dining/ Scavenger Hunt / Shopping on St. Armand’s Circle
Team Building with American Outback Adventures & Events
Mote Marine Aquarium
Selby Botanical Gardens
IMG Academy Golf Club
University Park County Club


ASME Group Rate: $134.00* Single/Double – North Building (rooms are limited in the smaller North Building), $189 – South Building

All rates are quoted per room, per night and are currently subject to a 12.00% room tax. The lowered price rooms are limited, and in the smaller building of the resort.

The $39 resort fee has been waived for all ASME attendees.

Reservation Deadline – September 20, 2019. After this date the group rate cannot be guaranteed.

Reservations for the event can be made on the Zota Beach Resort website or by calling +1 (855) 335-1102. Individuals who choose to call for reservations must identify themselves with ASME/BATH 2019 Symposium in order to receive contracted rates. Once the reservation is made, it cannot be changed upon check-in or at check-out times for guests who fail to identify their affiliation at the time the reservation is requested. After the cut-off date, reservations will be accepted on a space available and at the prevailing rate.

Check-in time – 4:00 pm
Check-out time – 11:00 am

Early check -in and/or late check-outs are subject to availability.

Register online for the ASME/BATH 2019 Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control.

Cancellation Policy

Guests must cancel 48 hours prior to arrival date, after which one night room and tax deposit is non-refundable.

Why should I stay at the ASME Conference headquarters hotel, the Zota Beach Resort?

By staying at the conference hotel, you reduce transportation costs as well as time associated with local travel – not to mention the convenience of being onsite! Network with your colleagues and remain in the center of the activity surrounding the conference by staying at the Zota Beach Resort. Finally, as part of the conference planning and organization, ASME enters into contractual agreements that, in part, guarantee a specified number of hotel rooms will be booked by our conference attendees.

The success of this conference, as well as your conference experience, is affected by your patronage of this room block. Because of this, as well as the benefits described above, conference organizers recommend the Zota Beach Resort.


ASME has negotiated complimentary internet in the guest and meeting rooms at the Zota Beach Resort.

Hotel Parking

Guests will incur a charge of $15 a night for parking at the resort. This fee is subject to 7% sales tax. If you do not require parking, inform staff at check-in, and the charge will be reversed.

Visit the Longboat Key Travel site for a description of things to do.


Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (code: SRQ) is approximately 13.5 miles from the Zota Beach Resort.

Taxi fare is approximately $30 each way + extras (passengers, bags, etc.)

Tampa International Airport* (code: TPA) is approximately 61.6 miles from the Zota Beach Resort.

* A discounted transportation service is available through Gulf Coast Destinations, Inc for conference participants (single individuals or group). This is a personalized service specific to this airport/hotel. A sedan which can accommodate 1-3 people will cost approximately $65 per person inclusive.

To reserve this service please contact Gulf Coast Destinations, Inc. or by calling (941) 927-3737.

Visa Information

ASME has made Visa Information available to conference participants.