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Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

1540 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236, United States
+1 941 388 2181

$176+

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Overall guest ratings

7.4/10 Good
Based on 1,816 reviews
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  • 9.6
  • 9.5
  • 4.9
  • 3.8

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    About

    With a stay at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach in Sarasota (Lido Key), you'll be convenient to South Lido Park and St. Armands Circle. This beach hotel is within close proximity of Mote Marine Aquarium and Sarasota BayWalk.

    Rooms

    Make yourself at home in one of the 176 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and complimentary newspapers, and housekeeping is provided daily.

    Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities

    Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities including a fitness center and bicycles to rent. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room.

    Dining

    Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Business center
    • ATM on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Beachfront
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Coffee shop
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
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    Overall Rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 1,816 reviews
    • 9.6 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.5 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 5.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.9 "Value below average."
    • 3.8 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.8 "Rooms are not good."
    • 2.7 "Horrible vibe."
    • 2.4 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall Rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 980 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.3 "Wonderful beach."
      8.5 "85% appreciated the clean beach."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.5 "85% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.7 "97% were happy with the shuttle service."
    • 6.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.7 "Not very clean."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were dirty."
      1.9 "81% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.6 "Value below average."
      1.9 "The price was too high for 81%."
    • 3.8 "Not very comfortable."
      4.5 "55% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.3 "77% said rooms were small."
      0.0 "100% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 78%."
    • 3.4 "Rooms are not good."
      0.5 "For 95%, the rooms looked old."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were dirty."
      0.9 "91% complained about the bathroom."
      4.5 "55% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.3 "77% said rooms were small."
      1.1 "89% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.7 "83% found problems with the furniture."
      1.9 "81% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.0 "100% had problems with the shower."
      0.0 "100% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 78%."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the balcony."
    • 2.4 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall Rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 780 reviews
    • 9.6 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.4 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% were happy with the shuttle service."
      7.6 "76% thought the service was very professional."
    • 5.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 3.8 "Rooms are not good."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.3 "77% said rooms were small."
      1.1 "For 89%, the rooms looked old."
      1.4 "86% complained about the bathroom."
      0.9 "91% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.4 "76% found problems with the furniture."
      2.1 "79% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
      0.0 "100% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.5 "75% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.8 "Value below average."
      2.4 "The price was too high for 76%."
      4.2 "58% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 3.2 "Quite uncomfortable."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.3 "77% said rooms were small."
      0.0 "100% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 2.9 "Horrible vibe."
      1.2 "88% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      2.9 "71% didn't like the unstylish hotel."
    • 2.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall Rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 18 reviews
    • 9.7 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 3.5 "Rooms are not good."
    • 2.9 "Horrible vibe."
      1.7 "83% criticized the unstylish hotel."

    Overall Rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 36 reviews
    • 9.7 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.7 "Tasty food."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.0 "Rooms are not good."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
    • 3.6 "Not very comfortable."
    • 2.4 "Horrible vibe."
      1.3 "87% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Resort Hotel
    Guests say this is a wonderful resort hotel.
    Beach Hotel
    Guests consider it an awesome beach hotel.
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