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    Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

    1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good40%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “lido beach” (110 reviews)
    “pool bar” (78 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
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    Multilingual Staff
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    521 - 525 of 1,180 reviews

    Reviewed 8 May 2014

    The room was very comfortable, clean and big. Two double beds and enough space for our luggage. The bathroom was also clean. The hotel is a bit old but directly at the Lido Beach. A few steps to the white sand. They have sunshades and...More

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    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 9 May 2014

    Thank you for staying with us at the Sandcastle. I will pass along your comments to our associates, so they may see how you viewed your stay with us. Our beach is a beautiful beach, one of the nicest along the coastline. We do hope...More

    Reviewed 1 May 2014

    Went for a girl's long weekend, my mom 68, me 40 and daughter 8! All ages. Weather was perfect. We had a regular room, a bit tight, moved to a pool side room and it was great, worth the upgrade. Everything was right at your...More

    Thank Kristin831
    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 3 May 2014

    It is good to read that you had an enjoyable stay here at the Sandcastle. I will pass along to Missy your comments regarding her ability to make you feel at home. Thank you for the business and please visit us again. Regards, Eddie S.

    Reviewed 1 May 2014

    My family first stayed at the Sandcastle about 46 years ago, and we've been coming more or less since then. The hotel is a lovely property located right on the beach, just minutes from the charming St.Armand's Circle (shopping area with retail and restaurants galore)....More

    Thank Bebe B
    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 3 May 2014

    We do appreciate the kind words, and yes, we did have a great time on Easter Sunday. Thank you for the business, and we look forward to your return to the Sandcastle. Regards, Eddie S.

    Reviewed 29 April 2014

    I purchased a room through Priceline.Com. Upon arrival hotel left me waiting almost an hour as they looked for my reservation and called Priceline when they couldn't find it. Eventually the clerk very rudely informed me that it was Priceline's error and there was no...More

    Thank DGThurson
    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 3 May 2014

    Thank you for visiting the resort and I do apologize for our service breakdown at the Front Desk. The team will take your comments and work to fix our lapse in service. Again, thank you for your business and please call me (941.388.2181) if I...More

    Reviewed 28 April 2014

    While service might be more professional and environment deserves to be refurbished (rooms are indeed old fashioned if not almost cr...), location of this hotel is perfect on the beach and at a hop of downtown. Double rooms have tiny beds... Very suitable for relaxing...More

    Thank Olivier P
    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 2 May 2014

    We appreciate the comments regarding your stay with us at the resort. As we continue to make improvements to the resort, our goal is to have you return to enjoy the changes. Thank you for the business, and we do hope you visit us again....More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 95 - USD 329 (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
    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • 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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    eyadlos
    12 May 2017|
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    Response from Keisha_HB0216 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, I think this place was nice. It was away from the busy shopping area. Quieter part of the beach. You can walk pretty far if you want to. The people there are very nice and helpful. Only problem we had were the... More
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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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    "Facing the water on the bottom floor allows great access to the beach."
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    "There are 2 buildings on the beach and on the ground floor you basically have a semi-private beach."
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    "Gulf View is worth the price!!"
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