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

Sandcastle At Lido Beach is a 3-star venue set just 4.7km from Colonial Oaks Park, People at Play and Siesta Key Public Beach. The spectacular hotel was built in 1966 and refurbished in 2010.

The exceptional setting offers an easy access to coffee shops, bars and cafés as well as palm trees. South Lido County Park, South Lido Park and Lido Beach are 5 minutes away.

The property is set within 6km distance from the city center. Sandcastle At Lido Beach is easily accessible from Sarasota-Bradenton International airport lying within 15 minutes.

Rooms

All 179 modern guestrooms feature Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a laptop-size safe, individual climate control and a patio. Other comforts include a fridge and coffee/tea makers for self catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can breakfast in the restaurant. At the casual restaurant guests can enjoy seafood cuisine. The poolside bar provides snacks and steaks along with refreshing drinks.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Currency exchange, a lift and a gift shop for general use and an overhead projector, a business center and a white board for work can be found on-site.

Relax

An outdoor swimming pool and a volleyball court are offered for the use of guests. Beach volleyball, parasailing and shuffleboard as well as fitness classes and a gym will help travelers keep fit.

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

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Sarasota
    5.2km
Airports
  • Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
    10.3km
  • Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International (PIE)
    68.2km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
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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Bed type: Double Bed or Double beds
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  • 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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    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
      5.2km
    Airports
    • Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
      10.3km
    • Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International (PIE)
      68.2km
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    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 - 1.7km
    • Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary - 3.2km
    • Gulfwind Marine of Sarasota - 3.3km
    • Lido Key - 3.7km

    Popular areas

    • St Armands Circle - 1.8km

    Museums

    • Mote Marine Aquarium - 3.5km
    • Selby Botanical Gardens - 4.0km
    • Sarasota Film Society Inc - 4.3km
    • Missing Link - 4.4km
    • Gwiz - 4.6km
    • Sarasota Visual Art Ctr - 4.8km
    • Museum of Asian Art - 4.9km
    • Sarasota Poetry Theatre - 4.9km

    Parks

    • Sarasota County Parks and Rec - 4.8km

    Halls

    • Michael's on East Ballroom - 4.7km
    • Florida West Coast Symphony - 4.8km
    • Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall - 4.9km
    • Municipal Auditorium - 4.9km

    Universities, Institutes

    • B J Palmer Historic Home - 2.0km
    • Florida College-Natural Health - 4.4km
    • Sarasota Travel Corp - 4.4km
    • International College - 4.6km

    Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

    • Mote Marine Laboratory - 3.3km

    Medical care and Hospitals

    • Florida West Coast Birthing - 4.2km
    • Sarasota Memorial Hospital - 4.3km

    Local Attractions

    • Siesta Key Public Beach - 4.6km
      948 Beach Road, Siesta Key
    • Point of Rocks - 7.5km
      Siesta Key, FL
    • Historic Spanish Point - 13.9km
      337 North Tamiami Trail, Osprey
    • Crescent Beach - 6.2km
      Siesta Key, FL
    • Turtle Beach - 10.8km
      Siesta Key, FL 34242
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  12 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2010
    • Number of rooms:
      179
    Hotels nearby
    Cities nearby
    • Bradenton hotels - 19km
    • Siesta Key hotels - 7km
    • Ellenton hotels - 21km
    • Longboat Key hotels - 15km
    • Osprey hotels - 16km
    • Nokomis hotels - 26km
    • Bradenton Beach hotels - 22km
    • Lakewood Ranch hotels - 13km
    • Venice hotels - 27km
    • Holmes Beach hotels - 25km

    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
      5.2km
    Airports
    • Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
      10.3km
    • Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International (PIE)
      68.2km
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  12 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2010
    • Number of rooms:
      179