Sandcastle At Lido Beach Hotel - Sarasota

ex. Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel

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

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Sailing

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Jacuzzi

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

Overview

The traditional 3-star Sandcastle At Lido Beach Hotel lies within walking distance of St Armands Circle, Siesta Key Public Beach and Mote Marine Aquarium. Sandcastle At Lido Beach Hotel has been welcoming guests to its non-smoking rooms since 1966.

Set near by natural beaches close to palm trees. The property is set within 6 km distance from the city center.

Welcoming guests with a volleyball court, a courtyard and a swimming pool, the hotel is placed next to an aquarium, bars and coffee shops.

Sandcastle At Lido Beach Hotel lies within 15 minutes’ drive to Sarasota-Bradenton International airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 179 rooms featuring a work desk, free Wi-Fi, a patio, satellite TV and heating as well as spacious bathrooms with free toiletries, a bathtub and a hairdryer. Guests can also use a fridge and coffee/tea makers available in each room.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. The delightful restaurant serves seafood meals in a welcoming atmosphere. The bar's menu includes steaks and snacks as well as refreshing drinks.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Guests can make use of car and bicycle rentals available on site.

Relax

Sandcastle At Lido Beach Hotel offers a game room, cribs and babysitting for guests travelling with children. Fitness center and a gym are among the on-site facilities.

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 rooms:   177.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Private beach
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche
  • Ice machine

Sports & Fitness

  • Sailing
  • Shuffleboard
  • Fitness center
  • Table tennis
  • Volleyball

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Paid cabanas
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area

Room view

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

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  12 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Sarasota
    3.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    177

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double Bed or Double beds
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Room, Courtyard View, Courtyard Area

Room facilities
    Sandcastle At Lido Beach Standard Pool Side RoomSandcastle At Lido Beach Standard Pool Side RoomSandcastle At Lido Beach Standard Pool Side Room
    Standard Pool Side Room
    Bed type: Double beds
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    Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Poolside

    Quadruple Room
    Bed type: Quad
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    Pool Side Quadruple Room
    Bed type: Quad
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    Sandcastle At Lido Beach Spacious Double RoomSandcastle At Lido Beach Spacious Double RoomSandcastle At Lido Beach Spacious Double Room
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    Bed type: Double beds
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    • Shower
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    This spacious room features a balcony with views of the Gulf of Mexico.

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      How to reach hotel

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

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

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Sarasota
        3.2 mi
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  12 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of rooms:
        177

      Sandcastle At Lido Beach Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Saint Armand's Circle - 1.1 mi
      • Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary - 2.0 mi
      • Gulfwind Marine of Sarasota - 2.1 mi
      • Lido Key - 2.3 mi

      Popular areas

      • St Armands Circle - 1.1 mi

      Museums

      • Mote Marine Aquarium - 2.2 mi
      • Selby Botanical Gardens - 2.5 mi
      • Sarasota Film Society Inc - 2.7 mi
      • Missing Link - 2.7 mi
      • Gwiz - 2.9 mi
      • Sarasota Visual Art Ctr - 3.0 mi
      • Museum of Asian Art - 3.0 mi
      • Sarasota Poetry Theatre - 3.0 mi

      Parks

      • Sarasota County Parks and Rec - 3.0 mi

      Halls

      • Michael's on East Ballroom - 2.9 mi
      • Florida West Coast Symphony - 3.0 mi
      • Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall - 3.0 mi
      • Municipal Auditorium - 3.0 mi

      Universities, Institutes

      • B J Palmer Historic Home - 1.2 mi
      • Florida College-Natural Health - 2.7 mi
      • Sarasota Travel Corp - 2.7 mi
      • International College - 2.9 mi

      Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

      • Mote Marine Laboratory - 2.1 mi

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • Florida West Coast Birthing - 2.6 mi
      • Sarasota Memorial Hospital - 2.7 mi

      Local Attractions

      • Siesta Key Public Beach - 2.9 mi
        948 Beach Road, Siesta Key
      • Point of Rocks - 4.6 mi
        Siesta Key, FL
      • Historic Spanish Point - 8.7 mi
        337 North Tamiami Trail, Osprey
      • Crescent Beach - 3.8 mi
        Siesta Key, FL
      • Turtle Beach - 6.7 mi
        Siesta Key, FL 34242
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  12 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of rooms:
        177
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      Sandcastle At Lido Beach Reviews

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

      Average guest rating

      7.8out of 10
      Excellent
      Based on 20 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      9.0
      Rooms
      6.0
      Service
      7.3
      Value
      8.0

      Individual 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 At Lido Beach Hotel - Sarasota Sarasota location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

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

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Sarasota
        3.2 mi
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  12 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2010
      • Number of rooms:
        177