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    Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

    1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good41%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “lido beach” (110 reviews)
    “pool bar” (80 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 1,194 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    This is my second experience in this Resort and it was really nice to came back this time we have a new Family member our 9 month Daughter Annabelle, like my previous review about this Resort we had a really fun time , the Staff...More

    Thank Eldis B
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    It was the perfect place for me and my three girlfriends to get away! We will be back! The pool is great the beach is right there it's nice and clean and all of the staff were very friendly and made you feel at Home!

    Thank ashabookie
    Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for your comments. We appreciate your business and look forward to your return in the future. Tim H

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    While standing in the lobby to check in, the roof was leaking, dripping on my head and shirt. Parking spaces are tight. Staff was was friendly and courteous. The room was very dated. Think 1960s-70s. Upon entering the room it was very noticeable that the...More

    Thank 962kennethi
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The outward appearance of this hotel looks good. The front lobby is beautiful. The people at the front desk were very nice. The pool area looks good, but don't go out early in the morning or you will enjoy trash cans overflowing with towels and...More

    Thank jcwarrior05
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This hotel is a little tired as others have mentioned but the location is amazing, one of the few hotels right on the beach and the rooms are large and well equipped and maid service was excellent. However there are two outstanding things: the food...More

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

    You and your family were so kind and are the reason we do what we do. We love to provide you with superior customer service, and as I told you in person, I could talk to you for hours. We truly thank you for giving...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$152 - US$320 (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 (713)
    Pool & Beach (164)
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    Dining (16)
    Hotel & Grounds (370)
    Bathroom (18)
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    eyadlos
    11 May 2017|
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    Response from Rayna G | Reviewed this property |
    It was good. A fantastic location, good restaurant and a shuttle to St. Armand's for shopping and restaurants helped offset very dated decor and balconies. Gorgeous views. Staff was friendly.
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    Liz L
    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
    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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    "If you want quiet, this hotel would not be the one!"
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    "Upgrade to a one-bedroom suite for a better balcony, a better view of the gulf, and more breathing room."
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    "Decide what view you want."
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    "Get on the second floor on the ends overlooking the beach..."
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