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    Lido Beach Resort

    700 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236-2011
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent40%
    • Very good30%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible4%
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    “tiki bar” (224 reviews)
    “lido beach” (175 reviews)
    “newer tower” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Beachfront
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 July 2014

    This review, though some what late is better than never. We have stayed at Lido Beach Resort for many (20+) years. Each year it has slid down hill further and further. The rooms have the same furniture from when it was first built , and...More

    1  Thank lranauro
    Response from LidoBeachResortGM, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort

    Thank you for reviewing the Lido Beach Resort from October 2013. I can certainly understand your disappointment and frustrations while you were here and from previous stays. Since that time the hotel has completed the Tiki bar (it is incredible), completely renovated the Café Lido,...More

    Reviewed 3 July 2014

    Hard to fault. Great location and setting. Easy access to a fantastic beach. Lovely views assuming you have the right room. We had a junior suite and was adequate for a family of four. The little well equipped kitchen was very handy. Room was well...More

    1  Thank Chas W
    Response from LidoBeachResortGM, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort

    Thank you for your review of the Lido Beach Resort. I am very pleased you and your family enjoyed your stay. We hope you will return again very soon!

    Reviewed 2 July 2014

    Staying over the road from this resort, heard you could eat here, tried the Tiki bar..not too busy, sat and glanced over the menu. People on next table seemed to be having problems with there order......After a while we got served, ordered a couple of...More

    1  Thank marty w
    Response from LidoBeachResortGM, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort

    Thank you for your review of the Tiki bar at the Lido Beach Resort. I am very sorry you did not have an enjoyable experience. I would love the opportunity to speak with you personally about your experience so I may address the issues. I...More

    Reviewed 1 July 2014

    Stayed here for 5 nights in mid June. On arrival reception was very efficient and helpful. Room on 4th floor looking out to the gulf and pool was well maintained and the view was awesome. General cleanliness was excellent and all the staff were very...More

    Thank Yorkshire_lad_MOT
    Response from LidoBeachResortGM, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort

    Thank you for sharing your experience at the Lido Beach Resort. I am very happy you had an enjoyable time and want to return. We certainly look forward to your next visit with us!

    Reviewed 28 June 2014

    We just returned from a 5 night stay in a Beachfront Jr Suite on the 7th Floor. Like the other reviews the location on the beach and short ride to St. Armands Circle is perfect. The rooms are in desperate need of remodeling .....furniture is...More

    Thank chandler911
    Response from LidoBeachResortGM, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort

    Thank you for you review of the Lido Beach Resort. I can certainly understand your comments regarding a renovation. Those plans are in the works. The internet has just been upgraded and updated and should work flawlessly now. Thank you again for your review and...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 221 - USD 552 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    ashdimas
    Did you stay in the tower or the main hotel? Thanks for your help. You had a great post
    10 April 2017|
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    Response from JustLynn68 | Reviewed this property |
    Main hotel.
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    ashdimas
    Hi!what area of the hotel did you stay in? Main or the tower? What kind of room was it? Wondering if the deluxe double would have a balcony or beach view. Thanks!
    6 April 2017|
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    Response from John H | Property representative |
    Main building has deluxe double (2 queen beds) and Beachfront guestrooms. The beachfront guest rooms have balconies.
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    maureen
    Can you smoke on the balconies?
    31 March 2017|
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    Response from Doreen N | Reviewed this property |
    I think so, yes
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    "Rooms in the 300-320 range can see the sea and beach. Rooms in the 100-120 range have no view and look at..."
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    "Tower is the best view and room"
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    "Must avoid elevator's machinery room, ground floor, north building!"
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