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    Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

    1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$170
          US$134
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          US$134
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          Overview
          • Excellent25%
          • Very good41%
          • Average21%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible5%
          Travellers talk about
          “lido beach” (109 reviews)
          “pool bar” (77 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Suites
          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
          Multilingual Staff
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Laundry Service
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Private Balcony
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 1,166 reviews

          Reviewed 4 days ago

          This hotel is due to be torn down next year, and it is badly needed. Great location on the gorgeous beach, food (the kids' menu is super), and a bar, but the rooms are so dated, the carpets rather damp and the beds, OMG, they...More

          1  Thank Karin23320
          Reviewed 6 days ago

          I hadn't been to this hotel for many years before our visit this year for a couple of nights. Yes it's true that it's ageing, and a little tired (but then so am I). It's also true that it's at a superb location, and it's...More

          1  Thank gerryld
          Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 4 days ago

          Thank you for your 4 star review. I appreciate you taking the time to write the positives about our hotel and sharing your experiences with others. I as well feel you can't beat our location and feel our price is very reasonable for waking up...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          The hotel is located at Lido beach,only 10 minutes from the city. Clean rooms.Front desk people very kind. Not breakfast free you have to pay .I stayed two nights only because of the bad weather. The water pools were clean.I was disapointed.

          Thank nancy868
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Location is beautiful but be prepared for really old, tired looking rooms. This would be a 2 star if not on beautiful Lido Beach. If staying several days, check Limetree!! The restaurant had good food and staff were nice.

          Thank soonerlaw89
          Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 1 week ago

          Thank you for giving us a try. Our location and private beach make us the best value on Lido Key. We appreciate your business. Tim H.

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          Is a old big elephant. They needs to change the pillows (like rocks) When I was on front desk a little bad detail: Pay extra $25 + tax resort fee.... very bad that sorprise. I paid in full by bookking website and my rate was...More

          Thank Taxxxman
          Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 1 week ago

          I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. We provide our guest with the option of feather pillows as an option. I am sorry that we did not offer this option to you. I will certainly share your comments with the Guest Service...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room Service
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Conference Facilities
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$173 - US$326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 179
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          • Location
          • United States >
          • Florida >
          • Southwest Gulf Coast >
          • Sarasota
          • Also Known As
          • Helmsley Sandcastle Sarasota ,
          • Sarasota Helmsley Sandcastle ,
          • Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel Sarasota ,
          • Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach Sarasota, Florida
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          Traveller (684)
          Pool & Beach (162)
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          Dining (13)
          Hotel & Grounds (348)
          Bathroom (18)
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          Nearby Restaurants
          Lido Beach Restaurant
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          Nearby Attractions
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          eyadlos
          are you saying sand castle was good or bad?
          11 May 2017|
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          Response from Keisha_HB0216 | Reviewed this property |
          Hello, I think this place was nice. It was away from the busy shopping area. Quieter part of the beach. You can walk pretty far if you want to. The people there are very nice and helpful. Only problem we had were the... More
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          Liz L
          Do they allow smoking on the balconies and near the pool?
          4 May 2017|
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          Response from GMSandcastle | Property representative |
          Thank you for your interest in our Resort. Smoking is only allowed in designated areas of the property. Pool deck is non-smoking as are all guest rooms. You are able to smoke on the beach.
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          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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          "First floor at the beach."
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