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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%
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    “lido beach” (110 reviews)
    “pool bar” (80 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
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    Room Service
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    Poolside Bar
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 March 2014

    Stayed for two nights. Had a room facing the sea on the top floor – which was an excellent position – you could listen to the waves crashing on the beach at night whilst going to sleep – blissful. Had a balcony as well which...More

    Thank BigOwl2820
    Response from Adam S, Front Office Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 7 March 2014

    I am excited that you enjoyed your holiday with us and that you felt right at home here on the island. You are absolutely correct that the views are amazing and listening to the waves is a definite way to relax on the beach. I...More

    Reviewed 22 February 2014

    We came to visit a relative who was staying here for 2 week vacation. She met us in the small lobby and we went to her room to visit for a short time. Adequate furnishings, but dated appearance.Two double beds nicely appointed with bed furnishings....More

    2  Thank veronica39
    Response from Adam S, Front Office Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 26 February 2014

    Thank you for your recent comments about your visit to the Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach. I am please to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience and I will be sure to relay the message to the staff. We have recently just updated our...More

    Reviewed 18 February 2014

    This hotel has just been sold to a new company so it may change. If its boutique or sophistication you are looking for, keep looking! On the other hand if you want a splendid Gulf side location with dolphins swimming past and two very available...More

    1  Thank John6550
    Response from Adam S, Front Office Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 26 February 2014

    We appreciate your comments in regards to your most recent visit with us. I have forwarded your comments on to our management team in relations to the quality of your accommodations. We are happy to hear that the atmosphere we are able to provide with...More

    Reviewed 15 February 2014

    Paid for a pool view and got view of stairs. Asked for a room change and they gave me attitude. "Well, we are busy.". Room has very old furniture and lamps. The grouting is dirty. Hair on the old chipped tiled bathroom floor. Baseboards are...More

    3  Thank Deborah S
    Response from Adam S, Front Office Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 26 February 2014

    We strive to provide the best in service and I apologize that the property wasn't to your standards. I have relayed your comments to each of our managers so that in the future we can avaoid any complications that may arise during a guests stay....More

    Reviewed 15 February 2014

    This hotel on Lido beach should take advantage of it's prime location and create an ambiance that reflects the "Helmsley" reputation, grace, comfort and luxury. If that is your expectation stop, do not pass go. Rather, the hotel has all the charm of a roadside...More

    2  Thank Bigcallefty
    Response from Adam S, Front Office Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 26 February 2014

    Thank you for your honesty in regards to your stay at the Sandcastle. I am disappointed that you found the property not to your standards. I have informed management of your comments and we will take your thoughts and concerns seriously in the coming months...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$148 - US$325 (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
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    • 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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    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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