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

Canoeing

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

Overview

Featuring a shuffleboard court, a sundeck and a courtyard, Sandcastle At Lido Beach provides 179 rooms with a spectacular view of the garden. Founded in 1966, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2010.

This traditional hotel is situated 1.9 km from St Armands Circle, Siesta Key Public Beach and Mote Marine Aquarium. The venue is set within 6 km from Sarasota city center.

The vicinity of palm trees as well as quick access to an aquarium, bars and coffee shops set the hotel apart.

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

Rooms

Guests can make use of a work desk, free Wi-Fi, a patio, satellite TV and heating available in all Sandcastle At Lido Beach rooms. They feature bathrooms with free toiletries, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. The delightful restaurant serves seafood meals in a welcoming atmosphere. Guests are invited to the Pool bar to unwind with a drink.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

A luggage storage, free parking and a safe deposit box for general use and a copier, a business center and a meeting room for work can be found on-site.

Relax

A volleyball court, a nightclub and an outdoor swimming pool are offered for the use of guests. Such fitness options as fitness center and a gym are available on site.

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:   179.

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Facilities

General

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

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Night club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Paid cabanas
  • Sun terrace

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
  • 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

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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

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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:
    179

Rooms and availability

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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Quadruple Room
    Bed type: Quad
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    Pool Side Quadruple Room
    Bed type: Quad
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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.

    Room facilities

      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:
        179

      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:
        179
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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:
        179