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    Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

    1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good41%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “lido beach” (110 reviews)
    “pool bar” (78 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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    601 - 605 of 1,183 reviews

    Reviewed 16 November 2013

    We usually stay at luxury properties... and as we arrived, checked-in, and eventually entered our ocean view room, I began to worry. As it turned out, the only items that truly justified my concern were the paper thin towels in the bathroom. Beach and pool...More

    Thank JerseyShoreTraveler
    Reviewed 15 November 2013 via mobile

    The hotel staff is accommodating. The rooms are clean but only on the surface. Updates in all aspects of the room are needed. The gounds and beach are well kept. It's a big space but much updating is in need for the price they charge...More

    1  Thank cmb0616
    Reviewed 15 November 2013

    Wonderful views, food, service, staff !!! We had a huge wedding party Everyone was thrilled! Fresh flowers in shiny clean lobby Eggs Benedict were amazing Great food Staff sooo accommodating! People have been working there for a long time- they are happy. Family feeling

    Thank elissa1217
    Reviewed 12 November 2013

    If your a beach person this is the place for you. The Helmsley is a rear gem. The beach is groomed and the beach staff have your chairs and towels out exactly were you want them every day. The tiki bar is staffed by Kelly...More

    1  Thank DeniseMatolcsy
    Reviewed 10 November 2013

    We just returned from a 4 day stay at the Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel and here's the good and the not-so-good. The good is location. Right on the beach which is about the best beach I've ever been on and price which for a beach front...More

    2  Thank Val H
    Lido Beach Resort
    1,529 reviews
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • 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$161 - US$332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 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 (700)
    Pool & Beach (163)
    Room & Suite (162)
    Dining (13)
    Hotel & Grounds (363)
    Bathroom (18)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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    .74 km away
     
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    eyadlos
    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
    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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    "Facing the water on the bottom floor allows great access to the beach."
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    "book early, prices go up quickly"
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    "There are 2 buildings on the beach and on the ground floor you basically have a semi-private beach."
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    "Gulf View is worth the price!!"
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