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

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Babysitting

Babysitting/Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

Air conditioning

Individual air conditioning

All inclusive

Carte blanche

Facilities for kids

Game room

Children's pool

Cribs/ Baby cots

Overview

Featuring free self parking, a sunbathing terrace and a courtyard, the 3-star Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach offers 179 non-smoking guestrooms. Residing in a 4-story building, the hotel was opened in 1966 and renovated in 2010.

The venue is conveniently positioned not far from natural beaches. This property is set near by the sandy beach and offers showers, outdoor chaise lounges and umbrellas.

Sarasota is 6 km from the hotel and Sarasota Jungle Gardens is 8 km away.

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach is within a 20-minute drive to Sarasota-Bradenton International airport.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of executive two room pool side king suite, two room king suite and king suite that come with modern décor as well as a mini bar, a heating system, flat-screen TV, a kitchen and a DVD player. Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach offers rooms with sea view. Room facilities also include a dishwasher, coffee/tea makers and a fridge for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. The restaurant menu features seafood dishes. The café bar serves cocktails and coffee.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The welcoming hotel offers a business center, a conference room and a copier.

Relax

Guests can find a night club, an outdoor heated swimming pool and a shuffleboard court and make use of a health club and a spa center on the premises. For active guests, there are a gym and a fitness center at the hotel.

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
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Bicycle storage
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Catering service
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Night club
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Paid cabanas
  • Spa & wellness center

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Bay view
  • Courtyard view
  • Pool view
  • Interior view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Mirror
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 18 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 10
Children above
18 years or adults
Extra bed USD 10
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

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 Center
  • Sarasota
    3.2 mi
Train Stations
  • Vanderipe Railroad Station
    8.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    179

Rooms and availability

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach photos Room
One-Bedroom Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, Bed assigned on arrival, 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
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Mirror
  • Free local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • VCR player
  • Free movies/video
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • CD player
  • 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, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Internet television
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:220 V AC
Room Description:

Courtyard/Poolside Room Resort Fee Inclusive. ROOM ONLY

Studio Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Living room
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchen unit
Room Description:

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

King Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 3 King-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Heating
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Free local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Toiletries
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Free movies/video
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
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.

Two Room King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Living room
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
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.

King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

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

Queen Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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Room Description:

Vis Firealrm/door/phn Alrt, Ktchn, Sofabd, Comp Hi Speed, Daily Hot Brkfst, Lite Meal M, Th

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
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • VCR player
  • Radio
Room Description:

TRIPLE STANDARD. ROOM ONLY. Standard rate

Pool Side Triple Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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

Standard|Gulf Front - Double (Family Plan)

Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Heating
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Mirror
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
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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Deluxe Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Deluxe Junior Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Heating
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Mirror
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
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

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

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This spacious room features a balcony with views of the Gulf of Mexico.

Private Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Heating
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Mirror
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

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

Executive Two Room Pool Side King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Living room
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
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.

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 Public Beach2.9 mi
    948 Beach Road, Siesta Key
  • Point of Rocks4.6 mi
    Siesta Key, FL
  • Historic Spanish Point8.7 mi
    337 North Tamiami Trail, Osprey
  • Crescent Beach3.8 mi
    Siesta Key, FL
  • Turtle Beach6.7 mi
    Siesta Key, FL 34242
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • 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

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 20 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
6.0
Service
7.3
Value
8.0
Location
9.0

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
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • Sarasota
    3.2 mi
Train Stations
  • Vanderipe Railroad Station
    8.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    179