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Reviewed 19 January 2016

I agree with a lot of other reviews. The staff is not very friendly at all. The only person who actually took time to talk to us was the maintenance guy, He was very friendly and we swapped stories etc as I am from a conversion property as well, I wish I would have remembered his name. Not much information...

5Thank Michelle G
Gilford, New Hampshire
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Location is perfect. Lido beach is wonderful. With walking distance to terrific restaurants and shops. As an exchange on RCI the rooms are on small side but clean and maintained. It is not a good exchange. Compared to a Marriott exchange much to be desired. Management not warm and fuzzy don't necessarily care if you're there or not. No one...

3Thank padrepadre
Harriman, New York
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We've stayed here at least 3 times and are returning this summer. The pool area is small, but never feels crowded, and the beach is a short walk. The beach near the resort is not crowded, and we've spotted dolphins swimming very close by. The one bedroom has a full kitchen and there's a laundry facility on premises. Close to...

Thank Doreen1224
Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Suntide is right on the Lido Beach and within walking distance to the best shopping and restaurant district, St. Armands Circle.The beach is one of the best in Florida with 2 great Tiki Bars close by!!The sunsets are spectacular with beautiful views of the Gulf and are a Happy Hour event every night! The condo was comfortable and clean. We...

Thank Astrid1511
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2015

My dad found suntide by accident about 25 years ago when my mum was sick in the car and we just needed somewhere to stop and sleep and have been back about 12/13 times since. The décor is dated but they are clean and comfortable rooms with well equipped bathrooms/kitchens. air con/tvs are brilliant. I hate that there is no...

1Thank bronagh_362
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Very nice place, very few rooms face the gulf. Sleeper sofa mattress is terrible, it's new but goes right to the bar. We had a nice size room, master bed was a queen, but comfortable. Everything else was nice. No maid service, you take your own garbage and recycling out. Towel exchange 2 days per week, you take them to...

Thank Doreen V
Lenexa, Kansas
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Ok, let's get this out of the way first: If you are expecting a flashy, glitzy, trendy hustle-bustle, activity-packed establishment, you are going to be disappointed. However, if your main criteria is a nice, quiet, clean place, with a nice pool, that is mere steps away from an amazing beach, then you will be happy at the Suntide Island Beach...

3Thank Bret O
Plainfield, IL
Reviewed 14 December 2015

My Family and I spent a week at Suntide Island Beach Club, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL. It’s a condo timeshare rental which is absolutely wonderful. Very clean and well kept. Our condo slept six and had a kitchen, which worked well with our children. Monday they had a free welcome continental breakfast, and Wednesday they had a hot dog lunch...

1Thank poet618
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Staff is rude and inattentive. Layers of rules exist to make life easier for staff and less enjoyable for guests. Such as requiring guests to perform several clean-up tasks prior to check-out. Stripping beds, emptying trash, etc. Glasses and such are in short supply. We had one wine glass. Called desk and asked for more. We were told we could...

3Thank randy1cindy
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Tatoos, smokers, loud crouds.. smelled pot... management allows smoking anywhere around the pool.. and almost everyone takes advantage. .. ashtrays all over.. there are much nicer places adjacent to suntide.. with better beach areas as well..

6Thank Frank D

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Suntide Island Beach Club

Address: 850 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Hotel Class:3 star — Suntide Island Beach Club 3*
Number of rooms: 60
Also Known As:
Suntide Island Beach Club Hotel Sarasota
Suntide Island Beach Hotel
Suntide Island Beach Club Sarasota, Florida
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“Try to get a room either close to the beach or close to the pool depending on your preference.”
 of 5 bubbles jimd865, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best view is overlooking the Gulf of Mexico.”
 of 5 bubbles ratkins3, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“keep away from pool area rooms if poss.”
 of 5 bubbles Dogmaddoris, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“When booking your stay or purchasing make sure you understand your assigned parking location. Some could be a good walk from your unit.”
 of 5 bubbles mikeagrubb, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“units 240-246 are very pleasant”
 of 5 bubbles tonyandbernie, 2 May 2016 | Read review
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