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Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

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A tropical paradise at the Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach in Sarasota, FloridaSandcastle Resort at Lido Beach has a relaxing sunny resort flavor, with a storybook seaside setting on a 600 foot strand of private, natural white sand beach on the Gulf of Mexico.Sun. Sand. Swaying Palm Trees. And Great Service, Too. You'll be treated to thoughtful touches, such as a morning newspaper and a small refrigerator for chilling beverages and snacks. Free wifi is also available throughout the property. Plus the pleasures of outdoor dining for both breakfast and lunch are virtually right outside your door. What's more, our recreation staff can provide personalized sailing lessons. There's a convenient Gift Shop on premises and we're within easy walking distance of popular St. Armands Circle, with its fine shopping and entertainment attractions.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Free Internet
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Ocean View
Full view
48Car recommended
Grade: 48 out of 100
842Restaurantswithin 10 km
197Attractionswithin 10 km
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We celebrated a birthday dinner for my wife on St Armand’s key in Sarasota. We stayed at the Sandcastle Hotel and were disappointed. The TV did not work correctly, the heat was non existent, and the toilet took at least two tries to flush. Management was obviously trying but
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Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
Responded yesterday
We appreciate your business and Happy Belated birthday. I am sorry to read that the property did not live up to your expectations. The toilet issue has been addressed and corrected. We really appreciate you giving us a try.
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My husband and I decided last minute to travel during Christmas, so we were afraid our choices would be limited, but they were not. We choose the Sandcastle Resort, 4th floor room facing the gulf. We arrived midday on the 25th and Jason at the front desk was so friendly and
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Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for the kind comments and shout out to the staff of Sandcastle Our hard working staff love to read when they hit their goals of making sure our guests leave satisfied that the service was top tier. We do have a older property but our staff truly enjoy what they do and it shows in reading comments like yours. We really appreciate your business and look forward to the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Thank you
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Great staff. Very friendly and accommodating. Best beach in the immediate vicinity. Shared facilities - pool, laundry, gym - all very nicely maintained. Felt very comfortable and had a great time. Great value for the location. Close to St Armand’s Circle. Would definitely go
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Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
Responded 2 weeks ago
We thank you for your comments and business. We hope to see you again in the future.
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Not sure why some folks are dissing this place. We booked it a month ago and the person that booked it only read the Expedia reviews (I know right). We were at an Airbnb for a few days before heading out here, so I decided to read the Trip Advisor reviews and went into panic
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Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you, as you explained it as accurately as can be. If you want large marble bathrooms, then this is not the place for you. If you want the friendliest staff money can buy along with the largest beach in the area with the Gulf of Mexico merely at your door, then consider a stay at the Sandcastle Lido Beach. Thanks for your business
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Like a previous comments the room condition definitely did not match the price. I just left the hotel very disappointed, the staff is nice and the lobby nice and close to the beach but that was it. Bathroom was the worst, tub was stained and chipped very uninviting. Room table
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Response from GMSandcastle, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach
Responded 2 weeks ago
I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations, but thank you for giving us a try. We really appreciate the opportunity to serve you.
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Are pets allowed?
Yes pets are allowed
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Hi we checked in on Thursday and are here for a week. They have put us in the courtyard area we requested. Wither they charge me for it I'll find out on Thursday. There were quite a few families Saturday and Sunday,but it's pretty quiet now.
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Hi thanks for that, it is a bit worrying as I've heard they have applied to build a new hotel after knocking the old one down. I hope they haven't started already.
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Feel free to contact us by phone for all of your options for dining on property. Our food is amazing!
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"Dont choose this one....keep looking"
"And ask for the beach front rooms."
"Go somewhere else!"
"First floor gulf rooms have direct access to the beach. Gulf front rooms have patios or balconies."
"Check visitbeaches.org for accurate beach conditions during florida red tide"
US$169 - US$376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel
United StatesFloridaSouthwest Gulf CoastSarasota
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