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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
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 January 2014 via mobile

    Stayed for 2 weeks .only a 3star rating but delivers well. It is tired and needs some refurbishment but its position is fantastic. Large room with a full size fridge we had a courtyard room but the sea was facing too ! Would def stay...More

    2  Thank pam b
    Reviewed 26 January 2014

    If you have an gulf view room, the view is incredible, was wonderful to watch the sunset from our balcony and fall asleep to the sound of the waves on the the beach. Very nice beach. Hotel was a bit dated, but clean. Staff was...More

    Thank EMSBLONDE1
    Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

    Did not stay here, looked at rooms and reads reviews, has antique heat and air system, rooms felt stuffy and Expérience tells me would not get better, a two pipe air system. Views good from beach rooms. Anyway I am reviewing their breakfast cafe. Very...More

    1  Thank PicassoPaints
    Reviewed 22 January 2014

    I stayed at Helmsley in September 2013, for a couple of nights. The Golf View room was amazing, it is worth the price. The hotel itself was a good experience, good value for money. The staff was kind and helpfull. Free parking opportunities. Located right...More

    Thank Mette A
    Reviewed 20 January 2014

    This must be one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. The hotel itself is clean, kitschy and well priced. Decor is plain. Long time staff greeted us like old friends. Nice big rooms. Great breakfast buffet price. Burgers rock. Get an ocean...More

    Thank TheIndulgentTraveler
    Lido Beach Resort
    1,539 reviews
    #11 of 48 hotels in Sarasota
     
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    Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach
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    Gulf Beach Resort Motel
    217 reviews
    #18 of 48 hotels in Sarasota
     
    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
    • 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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    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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