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Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were recommended to stay in St Armands Circle by a couple we met in Fort Myers. We found this hotel on booking.com and were not disappointed. It is 5 minutes walk to the beach and about 7 minutes to St Armands Circle with a wealth of shops, bars and restaurants. Our room was nicely decorated but is quite small...

Thank jackiem
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Upon arriving, we noticed the AC wasn't working. We reported it and were transferred to a new room within ten minutes. Very much appreciated. Both rooms were extremely clean. The building is a SHORT walk to the beach, and about a minute drive to St. Armand's Circle, which consists of an array of restaurants and boutique shopping. Downtown Sarasota is...

Thank Keith M
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The check in process is unusual but it works. Our 1st room had a broken ac and was very warm. But as soon as we reported it they moved us to another room. It was very comfortable. My only advice is if you like morning coffee, bring your own. There is a small coffee maker, but no coffee.

Thank Robert H
Youngstown, Ohio
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Stayed for 5 days and it worked perfect for our Family. We stayed in the 3 bedroom. Was a little small but worked out fine. The best part was that it was so close to the beach and to St. Armand's. A perfect spot.

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Welle, Belgium
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stayed there for 2 days and I picked this hotel because of its proximity to the beach and quiet environment. We arrived later in the evening and as there is no reception, I had to call the assistance number as the key was not left where I was told it would be, but OK, we got into the room, which...

Thank Fabian P
Kansas City, Kansas
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the main unit with a queen bed. The room was pretty small--I would not try to fit more than two people in it. It did have a mini fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee pot, and basic dishes. The exterior looks a little dated, but the room itself was clean and updated. The bed was very comfortable. The towels...

Thank reneekw
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Another quick stop on our travels around south florida, Lido Islander was perfect for what we needed. Incredibly tidy and clean, a nice size and very comfortable bed. The parking is safe and literally right outside your window. Access to the beach is a couple of minute walk away, and its also a very short drive from all the shops...

Thank Travel_Fit_Foodie
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We needed a place close to the beach for one night and the price was right, so we tried the Lido Islander. It worked out beautifully. We paid on-line, so we checked ourselves in and out...there was a phone number if we had needed anything, but we didn't. It was a great deal. And it was clean and provided everything...

Thank enjdav
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Having stayed last year in the Lido Islander main building in No.2B our stay was acceptable and roomy as beach style accommodation, although we had to go and buy basic coffee, as no sachets were left, or milk or even a bottle of water in the height of Summer. The cottage however at another 50$ making it 150$+ for a...

1Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

When I ordered the room I was so scared but it was a nice little studio apartment one block from the beach. There are three beach accesses to lido. So if you are looking for a affordable price and clean place to sleep this is a great choice. I was just me and my two children I felt very safe....

Thank Patty A

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Delightful studio apartments to 3 bedroom apartments tucked away on exciting Lido Key. The units are steps from the beautiful white sands of Lido beach, with the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico just beyond. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lido Islander

Address: 528 S Polk Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2037
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $128 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lido Islander 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Lido Islander Hotel Sarasota
Lido Islander Sarasota, Florida
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
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“There seemed to be some better rooms available but it was hard to tell which ones were better from the website.”
lynneaw2016, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Lower level suites are better. More room, a kitchenette, and no steps..”
, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room was dirty”
mlf1010, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Look around book early to avoid disappointment. The main building room 2B on the ground floor was acceptable at around 95$”
C5642PFstephenp, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see room first”
157kab, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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