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Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great staff in restaurants and check in. Bathrooms need updating. Balconies need to be cleaned when rooms are cleaned. Highly recommend a stay here for relaxing beachside vacation. Shopping and restaurants are abundant and just a short ten minute walk away

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very smart hotel, everything you would expect from a holiday inn. Very clean and modern. Excellent access to beach and st.amaud shopping and restaurant area. Pool area was very clean with complimentary towels. Beautiful view from breakfast and staff were very helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a week with wife, kids and parents, taking three rooms in all. All of us agreed that it was a very old and tired hotel that looked like it hadn't been updated in a very long time. It was probably an average hotel in its day, but that day was a couple of decades ago. It was...

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Kymberley M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach, responded to this review

We regret that you had such a negative experience at our hotel. We work hard to make things right for our guests, and we do hope that these items were brought to our attention while you were staying with us.

Roswell, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is updated, clean, has great staff, and FANTASTIC beach access. It is walking distance to the beach and so many restaurants. Our room was great and quiet. We did not have beach side view, but my parents did and it was fantastic! We watched the sun set both night we were there from their balcony and it was...

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Updated, clean, and friendly staff. Clean towels and empty trash everyday. We had a beachfront room which was great for sunsets. Rooms have a small refrigerator and Krueger coffee maker. The give you the coffee or tea for the maker. Beautiful restaurant on 7th floor with surfing windows. A small bar at the heated pool and another bar inside with...

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Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delivers a respectable experience. This property has nearly the only game in the area - Beach + Walk to St Armands. Privilege comes at a price, be forewarned. It is across the street from the beach, but the view is unimpeded.

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Cumming, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No negatives about this property. It is in a prime location for the beach, shopping and restaurants. It is privately owned so it it is not your average Holiday Inn. The Sand Dollar Restaurant on the top floor was very good and you cannot beat the view! St. Armand's Cirlcle is walking distance with great shops and restaurants. It has...

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Vineland, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, comfortable rooms. Room we stayed in seemed a little dated in decoration but that was no big deal. Short walk to the circle where there was nice shopping and some great restaurants. The beach is just across the street from the hotel. Wonderful beach.

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Merritt Island, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed Sat/Sun night during Spring Break. Check in & check out was painless. Gorgeous sunset and beach views from our balcony. Even witnessed a beach wedding! Room was nicely appointed & colors refreshing. Ate in the restaurant Sat evening close to 8pm. Very slow, only 4 tables but our server was overwhelmed with 2 servers on. Food was surprisingly delicious....

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New Orleans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a typical Holiday Inn,but the location is fantastic. It is right across the street from the beautiful Lido Beach and just a few blocks to walk to St. Armand's Circle. The rooms were outdated and worn, but the location makes up for it. Maid service was good and staff was very friendly. You can rent beach chairs and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on a barrier island, off the coast of Sarasota, The Holiday Inn Lido Beach is just steps from the powder white sand of Lido Beach and only two blocks from over 140 upscale restaurants, shops and galleries on St. Armands Circle. Featuring a sophisticated, yet 'Florida Casual' decor, The Holiday Inn Lido Beach combines the relaxed atmosphere of a beach resort with the amenities and services of a full service hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach

Address: 233 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $337 - $558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach Hotel Sarasota
Holiday Inn Lido Beach
Sarasota Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach Florida
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
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“Stay away from the lifts, which make a loud and annoying noise every time they stop at your floor”
Ian_T_D, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Beach view if possible, great view of sunset”
hihimynameis3, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Beach front”
loisl198, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“High, ocean view room is best.”
christinepratherc, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to get a gulf view room!”
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