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

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

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 floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   179.

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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
  • Bicycle storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche
  • Ice machine

Sports & Fitness

  • Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • Shuffleboard
  • 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
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

  • Sea 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
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • 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. 

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
    5.2 km
Airports
  • Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
    10.3 km
  • Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International (PIE)
    68.2 km
Train Stations
  • Art Center Sarasota
    4.9 km
  • Museum of Asian Art
    5.0 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    179

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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
                        5.2 km
                      Airports
                      • Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
                        10.3 km
                      • Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International (PIE)
                        68.2 km
                      Train Stations
                      • Art Center Sarasota
                        4.9 km
                      • Museum of Asian Art
                        5.0 km
                      • Bus stop
                        100 m
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  12 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2010
                      • Number of floors:
                        4
                      • Number of rooms:
                        179

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                      What's nearby

                      Tourist attractions

                      • Saint Armand's Circle - 1.7 km
                      • Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary - 3.2 km
                      • Gulfwind Marine of Sarasota - 3.3 km
                      • Lido Key - 3.7 km

                      Convention centers

                      • South Lido Park - 100 m
                      • Lido Beach - 500 m
                      • St Armands Circle - 1.8 km
                      • Siesta Key Village - 3.5 km
                      • Siesta Key - 3.5 km

                      Monuments and Landmarks

                      • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - 4.0 km
                      • Sarasota Square - 4.2 km

                      Museums

                      • South Lido County Park - 500 m
                      • Coolidge Park - 900 m
                      • Island Park - 3.9 km
                      • Causeway Park - 3.9 km
                      • Selby Botanical Gardens - 4.0 km
                      • Sarasota Film Society Inc - 4.3 km
                      • Missing Link - 4.4 km

                      Universities, Institutes

                      • B J Palmer Historic Home - 2.0 km

                      Business areas

                      • Pelican Plaza Shopping Center - 3.8 km
                      • The Landing Shopping Center - 4.1 km
                      • Bay Isles Shopping Center - 4.3 km

                      Medical care and Hospitals

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

                      Golf courses and Country clubs

                      • Mote Marine Aquarium - 3.1 km
                      • Mote Marine Laboratory - 3.3 km

                      Marina

                      • Marina Jack Restaurant and Marina - 4.0 km

                      Local attractions

                      • Siesta Key Public Beach - 4.6 km
                        948 Beach Road, Siesta Key
                      • Point of Rocks - 7.5 km
                        Siesta Key, FL
                      • Historic Spanish Point - 13.9 km
                        337 North Tamiami Trail, Osprey
                      • Crescent Beach - 6.2 km
                        Siesta Key, FL
                      • Turtle Beach - 10.8 km
                        Siesta Key, FL 34242
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  12 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2010
                      • Number of floors:
                        4
                      • Number of rooms:
                        179
                      Hotels nearby
                      Days Inn Sarasota
                      2 stars
                      13 km
                      Cities nearby
                      • Bradenton hotels - 19 km
                      • Siesta Key hotels - 7 km
                      • Ellenton hotels - 21 km
                      • Longboat Key hotels - 15 km
                      • Osprey hotels - 16 km
                      • Nokomis hotels - 26 km
                      • Bradenton Beach hotels - 22 km
                      • Lakewood Ranch hotels - 13 km
                      • Venice hotels - 27 km
                      • Holmes Beach hotels - 25 km

                      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
                      Fabulous
                      Based on 20 reviews

                      Rating by category:

                      Location
                      9.0
                      Rooms
                      6.0
                      Service
                      7.3
                      Value
                      8.0

                      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
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                      Hotel Address:

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

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Sarasota
                        5.2 km
                      Airports
                      • Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
                        10.3 km
                      • Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International (PIE)
                        68.2 km
                      Train Stations
                      • Art Center Sarasota
                        4.9 km
                      • Museum of Asian Art
                        5.0 km
                      • Bus stop
                        100 m
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  12 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Year renovated:
                        2010
                      • Number of floors:
                        4
                      • Number of rooms:
                        179