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We had 5 very good days here. The beach and surroundings are fantastic. The Hotel is a bit worn down, but all things are working.
It is a good combo, that you have the beach, the pool and the bar closely together. The cleaning staff...More
Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 10 August 2017
We appreciate your visit and giving us a try. As you stated, there is nothing fancy here but we try to go out of our way to make sure our guests are comfortable. Two pools, shuffleboard and ping pong for the time spend off our...More
After spending a week at this Motel I have the following observations.
While it isn't akin to the Bates Motel, it offers almost as much amenities without the added shower service.
The front desk personnel are to put it nicely not there to help....More
Response from GMSandcastle, Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 6 August 2017
There is no excuse for this type of service. Our property is aged but typically you read rave reviews about guest services and the overall attitude of our staff. I apologize that we fell short for your stay.
Hotel is old, but we still choose to stay there. Rooms need to be remodeled. Good news is if you want to buy cigarettes, they have an old vending machine in the bar for $8.25/pack. Seeing that is like seeing a payphone! Hear they will...More
Response from GMSandcastle, Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 3 August 2017
Thank you for your comments. We appreciate your stay and look forward to your return.
Room 122 smelled old and musty, room was small and had old front rusty door without a view but a courtyard with ping pong tables. The room had an old shower in a 2x1 bathroom. We had a tiny refrigerator in the closet??? and no...More
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Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 26 July 2017
This is not acceptable behavior from the staff. I am disappointed to read that this is the service that you received. This is not typical of our team as there is no excuse for poor customer service. We will be discussing this in detail and...More
Not good at all I don't know why people like this place. Rooms are very dated and dirty. Our toilet clogged the first night and the front desk told me that there was no maintenance crew available. Staff is lazy. We asked for an umbrella...More
USD 159 - USD 343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
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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
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 hesitate to fly into Sarasota International, then take a taxi to/from the Sandcastle Resort.
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"Ocean view room recommended. However, with such a beautiful beach you will probably not be in the room as..."