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    Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

    1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good41%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “lido beach” (110 reviews)
    “pool bar” (78 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Restaurant
    Room Service
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

    The rooms are slightly dated but clean. Located 50 meter from the beach! Free chairs and umbrellas at the beach, good breakfast and dinner. Helpful employees and a free shuttle to the nearby shopping/dining area.More

    Thank Rick C
    Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 16 June 2017

    Thank you for your 4 star review. We focus on customer service and by your comments, we hit the bull's-eye for you and your family. We appreciate your business and stand ready for your return. Join the many people that call Sandcastle their home away...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2017

    We stayed here for a week in February 2017 and we really enjoyed our holiday in Lido Key. The hotel is located right on a beautiful beach. Pools are good. Pool Bar good. Restaurant good, breakfast good. Rooms are old and the bathrooms are tiny....More

    Thank SeanLPD
    Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 16 June 2017

    Thank you for your mention of our hard working staff. We appreciate your business and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again in the near future. Tim H.

    Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I stayed at the Sand Castle for six nights. Our first room was adequate but we managed an upgrade that started the second night. Great forth floor room with plenty of room and a balcony that overlooks the sea. Paint work at...More

    Thank Christopher R
    Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 16 June 2017

    Thank you for your review. Our amazing staff here keep you as our number one priority. We try to serve each of our guest as if they were our only guest. This focus allows us to excel above the other options in this area. We...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2017

    There is a very nice pool at this hotel and it is right on the beach so you do have beach access and chairs - however - the rooms in this hotel are DISGUSTING. The rooms were super old and run down. The bathrooms are...More

    1  Thank rachele h
    Reviewed 3 June 2017

    Enjoyed our stay - a week before Memorial Day. Excellent beach staff that were thoughtful and helpful. Service and food at the restaurant was very good. Our room was comfortable and cared for - no doubt in my mind that I will highly recommend the...More

    Thank Chuck H
    Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 4 June 2017

    Thank you for your 5 star review. We work hard to exceed our guest expectations. Our hard working beach staff will be thrilled to read that their department was mentioned. We appreciate your business and look forward to your return. Tim H

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$95 - US$329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 179
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sarasota
    • Also Known As
    • Helmsley Sandcastle Sarasota ,
    • Sarasota Helmsley Sandcastle ,
    • Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel Sarasota ,
    • Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach Sarasota, Florida
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    Traveller (691)
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    eyadlos
    12 May 2017|
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    Response from Keisha_HB0216 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, I think this place was nice. It was away from the busy shopping area. Quieter part of the beach. You can walk pretty far if you want to. The people there are very nice and helpful. Only problem we had were the... More
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    Liz L
    4 May 2017|
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    Response from GMSandcastle | Property representative |
    Thank you for your interest in our Resort. Smoking is only allowed in designated areas of the property. Pool deck is non-smoking as are all guest rooms. You are able to smoke on the beach.
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    Marcia W
    5 March 2017|
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    Response from baseballdc | Reviewed this property |
    Not that I'm aware of. The only shuttle service they provide is complimentary shuttle between the hotel and St. Armand's Circle. Although car was my family member's source of transportation, I personally would never... More
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    "Facing the water on the bottom floor allows great access to the beach."
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    "book early, prices go up quickly"
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    "There are 2 buildings on the beach and on the ground floor you basically have a semi-private beach."
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    "Gulf View is worth the price!!"
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