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Saint Gabriel, Louisiana
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location is perfect. The last resort at the end of beach. Very quite with state park next door. The beach was great. Heated pool, gym, amd sauna. Short distance to town circle with great reatrants and shops. Service excellent. Daily routine of keep propery clean.

1Thank tclem1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old time- old charm in a secluded tip by a public park. The ocean meets the bay at this point and it is fascinating. Resort staff was very friendly and the resort had everything you need. Can rent bikes or swim in Non heated pool, use sauna and hot tub enclosed in room next to small fitness room. Small laundry,...

1Thank Mullinix
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I had a great view of the beach from my balcony ... at little more private than most from room #302. Room was nice and bed was comfortable. Staff was friendly & I felt very comfortable here. I enjoyed my stay and would definitely return again😎 Very reasonable rentals of beach umbrellas for the week $10. I also rented a...

1Thank Cynthia291
Satsuma, Florida
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This resort is quite charming. It's got a quaint retro vibe. The rooms were very clean and the place was well stocked. Wendy at the front desk is a fountain of useful and interesting information. The resort is right next to the state park, quick easy access for swimming, walking and kayaking. Uber was quick and convenient to use.

1Thank Dee C
Hardeeville, South Carolina
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We love going to sarasota sands. All our children go and we get together and have a wonderful time with the grandchildrens. Place is wonderful like always, every year they improve the units, and I wish we can stay for more than two weeks. It's not enough time. The staff is excellent, love them all. People says is dated, what...

Thank Lucrecia G
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Although the property itself is a bit dated, my room was clean and comfortable. The staff was very friendly and helpful. My room had an ocean view (and because of the layout of the property buildings, I would guess this was true of many rooms), and I was just steps away from pristine Lido beach. The water was warm and...

3Thank Wanda K
Jenks, OK
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This was our first time to Sarasota Sands and we were very pleased. We flew in to the Sarasota airport and the resort I is about 10 miles away. A very short and easy drive. It was only my husband and me, so we stayed in a one bedroom one bath unit that was steps from the beautiful beach. The...

2Thank JenksLady
newcastle upon tyne
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Location was position A, the beach was one of the best we have ever been and we have been to many all over the world. If you are not planning on spending much time in the room then its fine. don't expect modern decor. The staff were very friendly and the rooms were clean.

2Thank legend_10
Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 18 May 2016

My wifes family has been going for almost 30 years and has many wonderful memories. Now we go each year in June. This is a very family friendly resort that is adjacent to beautiful South Lido Park. We catch all sorts of fish at night while fishing on the pass, snook are the best when in season. The beach itself...

1Thank Daniel W
Festus, Missouri
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

What a nice stay we had this year. The grounds were taken care of and place has a new coat of paint. You can not get closer to the beach. The studio was a bit cramped but, overall we were pleased. Staff was outstanding, helpful and wanted to make our stay enjoyable. Family had a wonderful time, and we will...

1Thank Bernadine S

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Sarasota Sands

Address: 2150 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2399
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Sarasota Sands Hotel Sarasota
Sarasota Sands Florida
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“North side ground or second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles tclem1, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms behind office get morning sun”
 of 5 bubbles Mullinix, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Butterflies have better view”
 of 5 bubbles 183deec, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You can see the ocean from every room higher floors better views and quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 310lucreciag, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the dockside building which is one of the older (two story), but is closets to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles JenksLady, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
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