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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
    Business Centre
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 25 April 2014

    We stayed 14-16 Apr and had a great time. Previous Trip Advisor reviews made us a little nervous and whilst the property was a little dated it was clean and tidy. Our son loved the two swimming pools and the beach was well maintained with...More

    Thank Robjons
    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 2 May 2014

    We appreciate the comments regarding your April stay. We are glad to hear you had a good time while on Lido Beach and at the resort. And yes, the sunsets are spectacular here. Hopefully, you decide to return and visit again. Please let us know...More

    Reviewed 23 April 2014

    Went to the Sandcastle in October 2013 and absolutely loved it. Rachel in the bar was so nice, she even tried to teach us the rules of American Football/Baseball, totally wasted on us Brits. Spent 14 nights here and had no complaints at all. That's...More

    Thank Chrissieafc
    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 2 May 2014

    Thank you for the comments regarding your stay with us. I will pass along to Rachel your thoughts; I am sure she will be most appreciative. We look forward to seeing you in November. Regards, Eddie S.

    Reviewed 18 April 2014

    It was so welcoming and laidback. We took our whole family to hang out at the pool and watch sunset and it was so relaxing and enjoyable. My parents came with us and they were amazed at how nice it was. We had cocktails and...More

    Thank Beachgal100
    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 21 April 2014

    Thank you for bringing your family to the resort. Yes, the sunsets are quite spectacular here; we are glad you enjoyed the view. Let us know when you plan to return again. Thank you for the business. Regards, Eddie S.

    Reviewed 15 April 2014

    My family just stayed here over Spring break. we had such a wonderful time!! The staff from Adam and Lynn in the office to Dave and Scott on the beach, to the wonderful wait and bar staff, this hotel could not have been friendlier. The...More

    Thank hhoadley
    Response from Eddie S, Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 19 April 2014

    Thank you for the comments regarding your stay at the resort. I will pass along to Adam, Lynn & Dave the nice comments you made regarding their service. I do hope you return soon to visit us here on Lido Key. Regards, Eddie S.

    Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

    This hotel is fantastic. Food is great, location is fab. Rooms are also what you expect from a hotel of this type. One of the best features of this hotel for me was the shop as it sells lovely items handmade from shells. Ivanka is...More

    1  Thank James H
    Response from Eddie S, Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 19 April 2014

    Thank you for the comments regarding your stay with us; especially the ones about Ivanka, Missy & Zoe. We will pass along your thoughts- they will appreciate the kind words. We do hope you return and visit us again. Regards, Eddie S.

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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$154 - US$329 (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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    Hotel & Grounds (370)
    Bathroom (18)
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    Nearby
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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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