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Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

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

$167+

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Overall guest ratings

7.6/10 Good
Based on 2,101 reviews
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  • 9.7
  • 9.5
  • 5.2
  • 4.0

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    About

    With a stay at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach in Sarasota, you'll be on the beach and 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.

    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

    • Fitness center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Business center
    • ATM on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Outdoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Beachfront
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Coffee shop
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 2,101 reviews
    • 9.7 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.9 "Pool is good."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
    • 5.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.2 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.0 "Rooms are not good."
    • 3.7 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.3 "Wellness & sports facilities were not very nice."
    • 2.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall Rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 987 reviews
    • 9.5 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.1 "81% said the reception staff was great."
      9.9 "99% were happy with the shuttle service."
      9.4 "Lovely pool/beach service, according to 94%."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.2 "82% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
    • 9.0 "Excellent pool."
    • 5.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.2 "Average cleanliness."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.9 "59% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.1 "Not very comfortable."
      4.4 "56% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were small."
      0.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 92%."
      0.6 "94% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.8 "Rooms are not good."
      0.5 "For 95%, the rooms looked old."
      1.0 "90% complained about the bathroom."
      4.4 "56% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.0 "90% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were small."
      3.7 "63% found problems with the furniture."
      0.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 92%."
      1.4 "86% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.6 "94% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.9 "51% didn't like the balcony."
      0.0 "100% had problems with the shower."
      1.8 "82% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
    • 2.8 "Disappointing internet connection."
      0.7 "93% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.0 "Horrible vibe."
      1.1 "89% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall Rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 1,029 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.2 "82% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.4 "84% said the reception staff was great."
      9.8 "98% were happy with the shuttle service."
      9.4 "Lovely pool/beach service, according to 94%."
      8.7 "Housekeeping was great, according to 87%."
    • 8.2 "Pool is good."
      8.0 "Clean pool, said 80%."
    • 5.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.9 "Bad amenities."
      4.3 "57% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.3 "97% thought the facilities needed updating."
      3.0 "70% didn't like the architecture."
    • 4.6 "Value below average."
      1.9 "The price was too high for 81%."
      1.9 "81% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 3.6 "Rooms are not good."
      1.0 "For 90%, the rooms looked old."
      3.1 "69% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were dirty."
      1.2 "88% complained about the bathroom."
      2.6 "74% said rooms were small."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.9 "61% found problems with the furniture."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 90%."
      1.3 "87% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.1 "79% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
    • 3.0 "Quite uncomfortable."
      3.1 "69% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.6 "74% said rooms were small."
      1.0 "90% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 90%."
    • 3.0 "Disappointing internet connection."
      0.7 "93% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    6.4 Good
    Based on 21 reviews
    • 9.7 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
    • 3.4 "Rooms are not good."
    • 3.4 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.2 "78% criticized the unstylish hotel."

    Overall Rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 63 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.5 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.0 "Rooms are not good."
      3.4 "66% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.8 "62% found problems with the furniture."
    • 3.5 "Not very comfortable."
      3.4 "66% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
    • 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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