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Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Located at the end of Lido Key and right on the gulf, it offers easy access to many different ways to enjoy a stay. We own a time share and come down about the same time every year. We enjoy the well kept property from the suite that we stay in, to the pool, sauna and area for guests to...

1Thank mgcdriver
Ypsilanti, Michigan
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We have been coming to this resort since 1993 and always enjoy our visit. The condominum complex is quaint. It is very quiet and is located at the end of the street, right next to the State Park. The rooms are simple, and meticulously clean. The units range in size from a studio to larger units with more than one...

2Thank Cheryl B
Middleton, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

This is our 2nd home! We love it!!! Warm beautiful, inviting friendly and relaxing. We look forward to our annual stay and feel that the time flies !!! Wish there were more open windows in the condos and that the Internet worked better but on then whole we can live with that! :)

2Thank lisahelmuth
Sun City Center, Florida
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The resort was beautiful, the people and workers very helpful, but the unit was soooooooooooo uncomfortable. We had a unit that stated it slept 6, 4 privately. In the bedroom was a double bed. The "den" slept two on the most uncomfortable sectional sofa -- the blinds did not shut out all the spotlights from the beautiful courtyard -- it...

Thank daily166bus
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

My family has been vacationing here since I was in 3rd grade, I love this place! Now I'm vacationing every year with my family. Located at the end of Lido Key next to a state park, the private beach is great and uncrowded. Nearby St. Armands Circle is great for dining and shopping. The area golf courses are great. Must...

2Thank Christopher M
Pecs, Hungary
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Located at the very end of the island it offers some quiet time to relax. The beach is literally two steps away. Rooms were small but convenient and clean. No breakfast or shops, but awesome facilities available: sauna, jacuzzi, gym and a game room on the 4th floor. Perfect spot for families or small groups.

2Thank zsofnoz
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Ok, so the hotel is literally on the beach, which is the absolutely best thing about it. Lido beach is wonderful, the sunsets are marvellous. I have never seen anything like it. The beach is great for shelling and for sunbathing. The apartments are pretty basic but clean and have everything you need. The provide detergent and towels can be...

1Thank Ninnanorr
Lockport, Illinois
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

It is older in decor, but spotless. If it's not in the room, they do offer it. You just have to ask. I think because it is timeshares, there are a few things that are different, but it is enjoyable and quiet. Every one- even people staying, are so friendly and kind. The beach is gorgeous and clean.

3Thank 1988Steph1988
Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The resort is older and does need updating but it was clean and had what we needed. Beautiful view of the beach and 2 minute walk. People that stay are regulars but very nice and we met some great people. Would like to return here but it is full many of the times we like to go.

2Thank Debbie P
Rockledge, Florida
Reviewed 1 September 2015

spent a week here very friendly and clean resort. you can see the beach from all the rooms and it is a short walk from your room to the uncrowded beach. We had a great time shelling and just enjoying the beach and the great sights around the area. It was away from the hustle and bustle which made everything...

1Thank Billl1256

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Sarasota Sands

Address: 2150 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2399
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Sarasota Sands Hotel Sarasota
Sarasota Sands Florida
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“North side ground or second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles tclem1, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms behind office get morning sun”
 of 5 bubbles Mullinix, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Butterflies have better view”
 of 5 bubbles 183deec, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You can see the ocean from every room higher floors better views and quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 310lucreciag, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the dockside building which is one of the older (two story), but is closets to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles JenksLady, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
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