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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%
    Travellers talk about
    “lido beach” (112 reviews)
    “pool bar” (81 reviews)
    “gulf view room” (48 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Yes the Rooms are old, but the location is superb. We watched the dolphins from our balcony swim by in the morning that is tough to beat. Staff very friendly and accommodating, they truly seem to want you to enjoy your stay.More

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    Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your 5 star review. It is true that our rooms are dated, but as you were witness to, our number one priority is your satisfaction. The Gulf is literally steps away from your room, and we truly want our guests to relax...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    There is a shared balcony. But, it's view is very impressive. Inside the room is a very large closet, medium flat screen tv, a coffee maker, a larger mini fridge, two small bottles of water, a small microwave, a large desk and two recliner chairs....More

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    Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review. Our property is dated but we work hard to keep her clean and safe. No other property in the area offers the type of beach access that we do. All of our staff are eager to serve. We appreciate the...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    My boyfriend and I stayed here early this year and fell in love with it. Yes it is an older resort but that adds to the charm. Our room overlooked the pool and was steps to the beach. The tiki hut bar was so much...More

    Thank BosKat
    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    Had the same fabulous Gulf-view room, Staff were helpful, friendly, food & drink were good; I wish they had large trash cans on every floor, also - no music by the pool this week-end, otherwise had lots of fun

    Thank Diane H
    Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 7 September 2017

    Thank you for your 5 star review. We really appreciate your continued patronage of our property and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Don't wait a full year to return. Take advantage of summertime specials. Tim H

    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    Stayed at the resort this past Labor Day weekend. The floor of the room and sheets were wet. The room smelled musky and had mold and mildew. My wife and both my kids got sick as a result of our stay. We stayed here in...More

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    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
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • USD 156 - USD 350 (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
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    • 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 (714)
    Pool & Beach (230)
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    Dining (26)
    Hotel & Grounds (406)
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    eyadlos
    12 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
    6 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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    "Ocean view room recommended. However, with such a beautiful beach you will probably not be in the room as..."
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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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