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    Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

    1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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    • Excellent25%
    • Very good41%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
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    “lido beach” (113 reviews)
    “pool bar” (81 reviews)
    “gulf view room” (48 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Poolside Bar
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    Multilingual Staff
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 14 June 2014

    It's not for those looking for Ritz Carlton-esque amenities. Rooms were VERY dated & definitely showed their age. And I was surprised to find that our balcony was a community one (i.e. a privacy/safety concern). But our view of the ocean was fabulous for the...More

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    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 18 June 2014

    Thank you for staying with us at the Sandcastle Resort while on Lido Key. We appreciate the comments regarding the associates and their politeness and friendliness. We are working hard in certain areas to update the resort, and appreciate your comments regarding the need. We...More

    Reviewed 13 June 2014

    My family and I stayed in the room that was meant for the handicapped. Let me break it down for you. If you are wheelchair bound you are better off sleeping on the beach. The handicapped room had one double bed and a couch that...More

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    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 18 June 2014

    Thank you for staying with us at the Sandcastle Resort. I apologize for the condition of your room; that is not what you should have received. I will pass along your comments to our Housekeeping and Maintenance staff so they can put the room into...More

    Reviewed 9 June 2014

    This property was recently bought in Feb of 2014. I was hoping for some signs of renovation but I suspect that this being early June, that I arrived prior to the major renovations beginning. This was our 2nd stay at this property. Its strength is...More

    5  Thank JerseyGirlTulsa
    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 18 June 2014

    I am sorry to hear of the condition of your room here at the resort. I have passed along to Housekeeping your comments for them to review and make corrections. Please accept our apologies. We do hope that you will return to the resort so...More

    Reviewed 9 June 2014

    Fantastic position, great holiday with very friendly staff. Rooms a little tired but really didn't matter. Clean sheets and towels every day. Would go there again and again. They really care about making your holiday great. Had a small problem which they solved whilst we...More

    1  Thank LynneGreatGaddesden
    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 18 June 2014

    Thank you for your comments regarding your stay at the Sandcastle Resort. I am pleased to hear you had a good stay with us and found our associates to be helpful and friendly. The associates of the resort appreciate your business and hope you will...More

    Reviewed 6 June 2014

    My wife and I were celebrating her special birthday in Florida this week and we booked the Sandcastle based on reading many reviews on Tripadvisor. We were there on the nights of May 28 and 29th. We loved the place! It was everything that we...More

    1  Thank Michael H
    Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded 18 June 2014

    Thank you for staying with us at the Sandcastle Resort. We are pleased that you had what sounds like a great stay here at the resort. Your comments will be passed along to our associates, as they like to know how our guests perceive us....More

    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$171 - US$333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 179
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    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sarasota
    • Also Known As
    • Helmsley Sandcastle Sarasota ,
    • Sarasota Helmsley Sandcastle ,
    • Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel Sarasota
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    8 December 2017|
    Response from GMSandcastle | Property representative |
    Feel free to contact us by phone for all of your options for dining on property. Our food is amazing!
    7 December 2017|
    Response from GMSandcastle | Property representative |
    We do have laundry on property. We offer same day Valet laundry service for our hotel guests or we also have coin operated washers and dryers in our guest laundry.
    12 May 2017|
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    Response from Rayna G | Reviewed this property |
    It was good. A fantastic location, good restaurant and a shuttle to St. Armand's for shopping and restaurants helped offset very dated decor and balconies. Gorgeous views. Staff was friendly.
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    "Ocean view room recommended. However, with such a beautiful beach you will probably not be in the room as..."
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    "If you want quiet, this hotel would not be the one!"
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