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Cleveland, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Opal properties ALWAYS deliver. Staff well trained and go above and beyond. The bartenders here were lacking, so we only went once. Our room 1107 was spacious, very nice, and the view was spectacular. I will say on Saturday night there was a lot of families and screaming toddlers and kids in the pool, so we couldn't even enjoy relaxing... More 

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andover, ma
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110 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent a long weekend in this hotel and enjoyed it very much. Our room was fresh and clean, with an ocean view. It had a small kitchenette, which we didn't use, but had what looked like new appliances -- a microwave, fridge and dishwasher, with a small counter. The beach is beautiful. The tiki bar, near the beach and... More 

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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel and grounds are lovely.Beach with white sands and great beach for family.Perfect location.Free shuttle to St Armand Circle.Bit pricey but very upscale.Hotel workers very helpful and eager to please.Great place to relax

Thank Angela H
John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We hope to see you again soon, we are always here for you! More 

Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is under renovation and the rooms are nice. They include fridge, microwave dish washer and dishes. It has access to the beach (which at this time is in the process to acquire more sand for the shore that was affected by a hurricane). My dislikes were the price of the food, to high for being burgers & fries.... More 

Thank Vane0627
John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing your experience to our attention. All our guest rooms have been renovated completing our renovation. I apologize on behalf of our staff. We love children and see ourselves as a family resort. We'll review with our staff to insure this doesn't happen again. We hope you'll give us an opportunity to redeem ourselves. More 

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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great views. Walking distance to the circle where there are restaurants. Beach is great and relaxing. Nice rooms clean Sunset conference room had great views Great spot for meetings. Some hotel conference rooms all look the same but the view made this place stand out.

Thank jeff13m
John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had a productive conference and had time to relax as well. Hope to see you again soon, we're always here for you! More 

Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed in this hotel last spring while on a business trip. Lovely location, beautiful beach and amenities, but what I will remember most is the kindness of a particular manager. My husband was not feeling well, having had a bad reaction to some medication, and I tried to order him some toast through room service. At... More 

Thank Deborah B
John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. Happy to hear we were responsive to a guest in need of assistance. That is why we're here. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered a mudslide and a draft beer, the draft beer was fine, though small. I watched the bartender make the mudslide (although it was clearly advertised to be made with Absolute vodka, Kahlua, and Baileys) I watched the bartender make my drink with a splash of Absolute, a splash of Baileys and some knock off coffee liqueur. After the... More 

Thank Dawn R
John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. We will review your comments with our staff to insure we don't have a reoccurrence. We hope you'll allow us an opportunity to redeem ourselves. More 

Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good location and potentially lovely hotel. Quite expensive so we were surprised that they did not mention the complete refurbishment of one building which won't be finished until next year. Workmen around all day using the pool toilets and communal areas were messy and full of debris....not good! On the plus side our room was nice well fitted and spacious.... More 

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John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Please allow me to apologize for the renovation of our Main Building. We're truly sorry that it detracted from your visit although we tried very hard to keep the work isolated to the North side the noise was more than we anticipated. The good news is that we will have rooms completed by Wednesday 23 November and hope you will... More 

Longwood, Florida, United States
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were at the Lido Beach resort for a wedding. We were very excited because we had spent an amazing weekend there 25 years ago. We read reviews and knew that we should stay in the new building and the reviewers were correct, it was beautiful. The decor was light, well put together and well thought out. The finishing touches... More 

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John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you your recent visit and for pointing out both the good and bad that will allow us to improve our resort. The good news is that the renovation to our Main building is nearing completion and our guests will have amazing accommodations in either tower going forward. We look forward to your return and making up for the inconveniences... More 

Rhode Island
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lido Beach is a lovely resort. Newly refurbished with a kitchenette was a plus. How wonderful to walk past the beautiful two pools only to be on Lido Beach. Phenonmenal sunsets. The shuttle to St Armand's Circle was a great service to offer. Shout out to Gary our driver, who also advised us about the town. Would return.

Thank deb d
John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We look forward to your return and are always here for you! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beachfront location on Lido Key, an island in the Gulf of Mexico with easy access to downtown Sarasota. Featuring 222 suites, kitchenettes and deluxe guest rooms. Short stroll from the renowned shops and cafes of St. Armand's Circle. Beachfront pools - one for families and one for adults 18+ - hot tubs and oceanfront Tiki bar. Two restaurants - one on top of the hotel with panoramic views of Sarasota and the ocean - fitness room and 6,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lido Beach Resort

Address: 700 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236-2011
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $330 - $656 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lido Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 222
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Also Known As:
Lido Beach Hotel Sarasota
Lido Beach Sarasota
Lido Beach Resort Florida
Lido Beach Resort Sarasota, Florida
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
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“Try for the ocean front - it's worth the extra cost”
 of 5 bubbles bdykes2016, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor, gulf view. Suites with kitchen is a bonus.”
 of 5 bubbles PNW2011, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“higher floors would have less noise while construction going on.”
 of 5 bubbles 706Susan706, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not a lot of shade round the pool but you can pay $15 dollars per day for the umbrellas on the beach which are charged to your room”
 of 5 bubbles julietB9298YQ, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request Gulf view”
 of 5 bubbles j0hnallanm, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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