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    Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

    1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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    Overview

    • Excellent25%
    • Very good39%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
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    “lido beach” (104 reviews)
    “pool bar” (72 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Beachfront
    Restaurant
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    Free Internet
    3 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday

    The hotel looks like it is stuck in the 60's, curtains are torn, wallpaper with mold in the rooms, rock hard twin beds. The bathrooms need to be ripped out and updates as well. faucets stick and are 40 years old. Staff is full of...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great proximity to Airport. Upon arrival, Salina, at the front desk was very cheerful and helpful. The Breakfast(s) were terrific. The daily fee of $28 was well worth it. It included transportation to shopping and restaurants. as well as beach towels/umbrellas. The beach was well...More

    Helpful?
    Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

    Thank you for your review. Salina will be thrilled that you mentioned her by name. She is one of our superstars and always ready to assist. The hotel is very lucky to have her on our team. We look forward to the opportunity to serve...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Staying on Lido Beach in Sarasota is a dreamy weekend getaway. Our gulf front room had a panoramic view with a balcony the full length of our room. That said, the rooms were seriously outdated. A major facelift is in order, not only for the...More

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    Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

    Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. Our staff is here to assist you and we do our best to anticipate your needs. Improvements are near. We appreciate your stay and ask you to keep us in mind for future visits....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Very nice location, great staff. Very nice pool. They need to update the bathrooms and rooms. Our bathroom door would not close properly, the tub was old. The air conditioning made lot of noise. The staff is friendly and the pools and beach are very...More

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    Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

    Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit. Our staff do an amazing job of keeping our guests front and center. Our location is second to none. The beach is at your door at Sandcastle. Our pools are newly renovated and ready...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Had a nice time. Everyone was very friendly. The front manager (I think his name was Tim) even went to the gift shop after hours to get my husband aloe for his sunburn (and we didn't have to pay for it until the shop opened...More

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    Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

    Thank you for your review. I hope the aloe offered relief to your husband. We are here to assist with a smile and do our best to serve you. Keep us in mind for future visits to Lido Key. Our staff are ready to serve...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$170 - US$346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Marcia W
    we're considering this place for a week next december.....is shuttle service available to and from the airport? thinking about skipping a rental car this trip and using bicycles.
    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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    Carla G
    Is this a pet free resort? My son has terrible allergies & I didn't see anything about pets.
    23 February 2017|
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    Response from GMSandcastle | Property representative |
    we are pet friendly. if you have a child that has allergies, I would be cautious.
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    Randy Kristi R
    Hi, Randy Kristi. What would you like to know about this accommodation? So I read once the bar charges 18 % grat. for 1 drink ? Is that true ? Tell me it isn't so . Also , can you smoke at the tiki bar and around the pool areas ? Thanks .
    23 February 2017|
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    Response from andreasr372 | Reviewed this property |
    They charges for every Drink 18% grat.
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