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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

Board games

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
  • 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

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

Business

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

Children

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

Spa & Leisure

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

Room view

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

Room features

  • 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

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • 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

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 cots 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

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Hotel Address:

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

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Airports
Train
  • 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

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

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 2 Double beds, Bed assigned on arrival

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Non-smoking
    • Balcony
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  • General:Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
Premium Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 King-size bed

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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 Description:

1 King Premium Studio Non-Smoking

Premium One-Bedroom Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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Room Description:

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

Premium Queen Suite Hearing accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • General:Facilities for disabled
Room Description:

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

Room Mobility accessible
Pool view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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  • General: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

Pool Side Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Internet access
  • Safe
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Fridge
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Radio
Room Description:

Courtyard/Poolside Room Resort Fee Inclusive with Extra Bed

Queen Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Double beds

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Room Description:

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

Queen Studio Mobility accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • General:Facilities for disabled
Room Description:

1 Queen Bed + Sofabed - Accessible Nonsmoking Studio - Breakfast, Free Internet, Kitchen

King Room Mobility accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • General:Facilities for disabled
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 Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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Room Description:

King Non-Smoking - in room safe, alarm clock, ironing facilities, microwave, refrigerator, hair dryer, desk, flat screen television, interconnecting room(s) available, wake-up service, Swimming pool access, coffee/tea maker, smoking policy - non-smoking available, Breakfast, air conditioning

King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed or 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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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:
    • Non-smoking
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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.

Triple Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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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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Room Description:

Standard|Courtyard/Poolside - Triple

Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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Room Description:

1 Bedroom Suite - 1 Queen Bed + Sofabed - Nonsmoking - Breakfast, Free Internet, Full Kitchen

Queen Suite Mobility accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • General:Facilities for disabled
Room Description:

1 Queen Bed + Sofabed - Accessible Nonsmoking Suite - Internet, Kitchen

Terrace Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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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, telephoner

Dormitory Room Mobility accessible
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • General:Facilities for disabled
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, Breakfast, air conditioning

Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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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, Breakfast, 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 Description:

STANDARD NORTH SIDE ROOM. ROOM ONLY. Standard rate

Pool Side Quadruple Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Courtyard/Poolside - Quad

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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Room Description:

Standard|Courtyard/Poolside - Double (Family Plan)

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:
    • Non-smoking
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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:
    • Non-smoking
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Deluxe Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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Deluxe Junior Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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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, towelsr

Executive Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Executive King Bed/Sofa Slpr/Nonsmkg Ultra Fast Free WIFI/Free Breakfast/HDTV Coffeemaker/Iron/Hairdryer

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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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

7.6
FabulousBased on134 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    The beach at the Helmsley is so much fun to snorkle. The shells and the sand are incredible... The pools are clean and a good way to relax. The grounds are well kept and beautiful and it's nice to be able to eat breakfast at the hotel while planning your day. The gift shop has something for everyone and is reasonably priced. Love the way they give you towels to take to the beach, saves on packing and hauling wet stuff home! Absolutely love this place!!! Thank you for a wonderful weekend!!!

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    We enjoyed our stay very much. Our room was clean and we loved our gulf view. We really enjoyed the swimming pools and the tiki bar! My husband left behind his phone charger and you graciously mailed it to us. Thank you so much. We would definitely return.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Love the location right on the beach. Verysafe and quiet. Good service.the food was average.Also love the wildlife with the nearby park.Love the idea of happy hour but appetizers were disappointing some of the days.The staff is very helpful on the beach.The desk staff were very professional.

  • Group of friends
    5.8

    Hotel was right on the beach

    Clientel were very loud. Hotel needs updating

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The rooms are clean, and comfortable. The facility is well kept. The staff is very accommodating. Very nice place that we will continue to visit, and recommend to others.

    We have stayed there 3 times and love it. We will return.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    There was 2 heated pools and the location was very good for the beach. Restaurant was good for dinner and we liked the live music.

    Having to pay for sunbeds on the beach in front of hotel. Not having everything on breakfast menu available.

  • 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
Airports
Train
  • 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