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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” (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
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 18 April 2014

    It was so welcoming and laidback. We took our whole family to hang out at the pool and watch sunset and it was so relaxing and enjoyable. My parents came with us and they were amazed at how nice it was. We had cocktails and...More

    Thank Beachgal100
    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 21 April 2014

    Thank you for bringing your family to the resort. Yes, the sunsets are quite spectacular here; we are glad you enjoyed the view. Let us know when you plan to return again. Thank you for the business. Regards, Eddie S.

    Reviewed 16 April 2014

    My family just stayed here over Spring break. we had such a wonderful time!! The staff from Adam and Lynn in the office to Dave and Scott on the beach, to the wonderful wait and bar staff, this hotel could not have been friendlier. The...More

    Thank hhoadley
    Response from Eddie S, Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 19 April 2014

    Thank you for the comments regarding your stay at the resort. I will pass along to Adam, Lynn & Dave the nice comments you made regarding their service. I do hope you return soon to visit us here on Lido Key. Regards, Eddie S.

    Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

    This hotel is fantastic. Food is great, location is fab. Rooms are also what you expect from a hotel of this type. One of the best features of this hotel for me was the shop as it sells lovely items handmade from shells. Ivanka is...More

    1  Thank James H
    Response from Eddie S, Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 19 April 2014

    Thank you for the comments regarding your stay with us; especially the ones about Ivanka, Missy & Zoe. We will pass along your thoughts- they will appreciate the kind words. We do hope you return and visit us again. Regards, Eddie S.

    Reviewed 11 April 2014

    They have done a great job and keeping this property well maintained. I thought it was a bit pricey but now having been to Lido Beach, everything is expensive. Loved our ocean view balcony. A corner unit gave us extra light. The shuttle bus to...More

    1  Thank neicey_girl
    Response from Eddie S, Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 19 April 2014

    Thank you for the comments regarding your stay at the resort. We are glad to see you found our property to be clean and well-kept. We do hope you plan on returning to our resort. Again, thank you for the comments. Regards, Eddie S.

    Reviewed 10 April 2014

    I cannot say enough about this place, it is wonderful. A big thank you to Adam at the front desk for helping with my reservation, Matt S and Sherry and all the front desk staff. The resort is nestled on a beautiful stretch of white...More

    2  Thank staceyliz
    Response from Eddie S, Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 19 April 2014

    We appreciate your comments regarding the resort; and most importantly, your feedback regarding our associates. Please let us know if we can be of any assistance for a return visit by you to the resort. Regards, Eddie S.

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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
    • US$95 - US$329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 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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    • 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
    11 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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    5 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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    "book early, prices go up quickly"
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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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