Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach - Sarasota

ex. Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel

1540 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, Florida, United States, 34236  show map
 3 stars
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Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach - Sarasota

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Babysitting

Babysitting/Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

Air conditioning
Facilities for kids

Game room

Children's pool

Cots

Private beach

Private beach

Umbrellas

Overview

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach is a 3-star traditional guesthouse, located near by the beach. Residing in a 4-story luxurious building, the hotel was renovated in 2010.

The property is about 20 minutes' walk of St Armands Circle. The hotel offers perfect location 6 km from the center of Sarasota.

Welcoming guests with a night club, an outdoor heated swimming pool and a volleyball court, the hotel is placed next to golf courses and an oceanarium.

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach is about 20 minutes drive away from Sarasota-Bradenton International airport.

Rooms

The property has non-smoking rooms featuring a minibar, a heating system, flat-screen TV, a kitchen and a DVD player. Rooms come with the sea view. The rooms offer a roll in shower, a bidet and towels supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

There is a café for guests to enjoy their meal. A delightful on-site restaurant serves dishes of seafood cuisine. The snack bar provides snacks and steaks along with tropical drinks.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach also offers cars and bicycles for rent.

Relax

Guests with children can use cribs, babysitting and a pool available on the premises. For active guests a gym and a fitness center are provided.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   179.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Lift
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Bicycle storage
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Lobby
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Mountain biking
  • Volleyball
  • Shuffleboard
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Catering service
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Umbrellas
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Bay view
  • Courtyard view
  • Marina view
  • Pool view
  • Beach view
  • Interior view
  • Resort view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach - Sarasota Sarasota location
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Hotel Address:

1540 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, Florida, United States, 34236

Get directions
City Centre
  • Sarasota
    3.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Vanderipe Railroad Station
    8.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    179

Rooms and availability

Premium Studio Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
Room Description:

Premium Internet And In, Suite Drinks/snacks, Hot Brkfst Combined Bdrm/living Full Kitchen

Premium King Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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Room Description:

Premium Internet And In, Suite Drinks/snacks, Hot Brkfst Combined Bdrm/living Full Kitchen

Premium Queen Suite Hearing accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Facilities for disabled
Room Description:

Vis Firealrm/door/phn Alrt, Ktchn, Sofabd, Premium Internet And In, Suite Drinks/snacks

Premium One-Bedroom Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
Room Description:

Premium Internet And In, Suite Drinks/snacks, Hot Brkfst Separate Bdrm, Living Full Kitchen

Club Club Level Guest Room
Resort view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
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Club One-Bedroom Club Level Suite
Resort view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Balcony
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  • General:Top floor
Room Mobility accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Facilities for disabled
Room Description:

Free WiFi, free continental breakfast, shower safety bars, mini-refrigerator, microwave, controlled heating/cooling, coffee/tea maker, hairdryer, flat screen HDTV, accessible bathroom, desk, crib available, bathroom amenities, alarm clock, iron, ironing board, bathroom rails, closed caption TV, wheelchair access for bedroom, bathroom grab bars

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach photos Room
Double Room
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, Bed assigned on arrival, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
Room Description:

Our two doubles bedroom on the pool/garden side, offers a 42-inch HDTV with many HD channels, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and in room safe. Each guest can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet featuring fresh fruits, scrambled eggs, bacon, French toast, freshly baked Danish, cereal, yogurt, milk and juices. Enjoy our 24 hr. coffee and cappuccino bar too.

Pool Side Double Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Safe
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Fridge
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Poolside 1 Bed

Lower Floors Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds

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Studio Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • Bathroom:Roll in shower
Room Description:

Comp Hi Speed Daily Hot Brkfst Lite Meal M, Th, Combined Bdrm Living Area Sofabd Full Kitchen

Queen Studio Mobility accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • Bathroom:Roll in shower
Room Description:

1 Queen Mobility Hearing Accessible Roll In Shower Studio Non-Smoking

King Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 3 King-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private pool
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

Our king bedroom offers a 42-inch HDTV with many HD channels, alarm clock radio with MP3 plug-in, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and in room safe. Each guest can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet featuring fresh fruits, scrambled eggs, bacon, French toast, freshly baked Danish, cereal, yogurt, milk and juices. Enjoy our 24 hr. coffee and cappuccino bar too.

King Room Mobility accessible
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

Free WiFi, mini-refrigerator, microwave, free continental breakfast, air conditioning, controlled heating/cooling, coffee/tea maker, hairdryer, flat-screen HDTV, crib available, desk, down/feather pillows, free newspaper, free local calls, bathroom amenities, alarm clock, iron, ironing board, sitting area, bathroom rails, closed caption TV

King Suite
Resort view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

Our poolside 2 room executive suite offers a king bedroom, separate living room with queen size sofabed, two restrooms, two 42-inch HD televisions, microwave, refrigerator, small appliances and a table with chairs. Each guest can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet featuring eggs, bacon, French toast, breads and freshly baked Danish. Enjoy our 24 hr. coffee and cappuccino bar too.

Two Room King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
Room Description:

Our two room executive suite offers a king bedroom, separate living room with queen size sofabed, two restrooms, two 42-inch HD televisions, microwave, refrigerator, small appliances and a table with chairs. Each guest can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet featuring eggs, bacon, French toast, breads and freshly baked Danish. Enjoy our 24 hr. coffee and cappuccino bar too.

One-Bedroom Club Level King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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King Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
Room Description:

Comp Hi Speed Daily Hot Brkfst Lite Meal M, Th, Combined Bdrm Living Area Sofabd Full Kitchen

Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Trousers press
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • VCR player
  • Radio
Room Description:

TRIPLE STANDARD. ROOM ONLY. Standard rate

Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

1 Bedroom Suite

Dormitory Room Mobility accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Private pool
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

1 King Bed Accessible - in room safe, alarm clock, bathtub, ironing facilities, microwave, refrigerator, hair dryer, desk, interconnecting room(s) available, wake-up service, Swimming pool access, coffee/tea maker, smoking policy - non-smoking available, air conditioning

Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Private pool
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

Suite 1 King Bed - in room safe, interconnecting room(s) available, wake-up service, alarm clock, Swimming pool access, coffee/tea maker, smoking policy - non-smoking available, ironing facilities, microwave, refrigerator, hair dryer, desk, additional bathroom, air conditioning

Standard Quadruple Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Room Description:

STANDARD NORTH SIDE ROOM. ROOM ONLY. Standard rate

Pool Side Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Beachfront Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Family Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Gulf Front - Double (Family Plan)

Family Pool Side Double Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

free continental breakfast, free WiFi, wet bar, fridge and microwave

Deluxe Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • Dining:Kitchenette
Deluxe Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Dining:Kitchenette
Deluxe Junior Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

1 King Deluxe Junior Suite Beach View - in room safe, television, microwave, hair dryer, desk, closet, toiletries, mirror, flat screen television, balcony/terrace, wake-up service, Private bath, satellite/cable TV, air conditioning, smoke detector, alarm clock, ironing facilities, kitchenware, refrigerator, fan, seating area, kitchenette, internet access - wireless, heating, linens, shower, telephone, towels

Executive King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
Room Description:

King Bed + Sofabed - Nonsmoking Executive Room - Free Breakfast, Free Wifi

Mini Queen Room
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Dining:Mini-refrigerator
Room Description:

2 Queen Beds - Nonsmoking Room - Free Internet, Mini Fridge

Mini King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Dining:Mini-refrigerator
Room Description:

1 King Bed - Nonsmoking Room - Free Internet, Mini Fridge

Pool Room
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Free WiFi, free continental breakfast, refrigerator

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Saint Armand's Circle1.1 mi
  • Mote Marine Aquarium1.9 mi
  • Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary2.0 mi
  • Gulfwind Marine of Sarasota2.1 mi
  • Lido Key2.3 mi

Popular areas

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Selby Botanical Gardens2.5 mi
  • Sarasota Film Society Inc2.7 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • B J Palmer Historic Home1.2 mi

Medical care and Hospitals

Golf courses and Country clubs

Local attractions

  • Siesta Key Tropical Wines1.9 mi
    5138 Ocean Blvd Ste C
  • Crescent Beach3.8 mi
    Siesta Key, FL
  • Turtle Beach6.7 mi
    Siesta Key, FL 34242
  • Siesta Key Public Beach2.9 mi
    948 Beach Road, Siesta Key
  • Point of Rocks4.6 mi
    Siesta Key, FL
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    179

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 131 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Very good location just on the beach, very friendly staff. Fabulous breakfast

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    beautiful sea view. Free internet access, parking, beach loungers and towels.

    No kettle in the room - for tea drinkers!

  • Couple
    8.8

    It is nice hotel for the romance. Great location, its situated on the bank of the Gulf of Mexico, really white sand.

How to reach hotel

hotel Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach - Sarasota Sarasota location
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Hotel Address:

1540 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, Florida, United States, 34236

Get directions
City Centre
  • Sarasota
    3.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Vanderipe Railroad Station
    8.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    179