Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach - Sarasota

ex. Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Babysitting

Babysitting/Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

Individual air conditioning

All inclusive

Carte blanche

Facilities for kids

Game room

Children's pool

Cribs/ Baby cots

Overview

Located in an upscale area of Sarasota, the 3-star Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach offers a nightclub, an outdoor swimming pool and a shuffleboard court. Renovated in 2010, the hotel features traditional architecture.

This hotel is about 3.2 km away from Mote Marine Aquarium. The property is set within 6 km distance from Sarasota city center.

This hotel is conveniently placed close to an oceanarium and golf courses.

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach is within a 20-minute drive to Sarasota-Bradenton International airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of non-smoking rooms appointed with an in-room safe, satellite television, a heating system, coffee/tea makers and a DVD player. Some rooms at Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach have a view over the courtyard. They are outfitted with modern decor.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the bar. A fine selection of seafood dishes is served at the 24-hour restaurant. A terrace and lounge chairs are provided in the Pool bar.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The welcoming Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach offers 24-hour front desk, laundry and shopping service.

Relax

Cribs, babysitting and a pool are available for guests with children. On-site fitness facilities include a gym and a fitness centre.

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

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Bicycle storage
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Ice machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Bay view
  • Courtyard view
  • Golf view
  • Ocean view
  • Pool view
  • Beach view
  • Interior view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 18 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 10
Children above
18 years or adults
Extra bed USD 10
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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

1540 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, United States, 34236

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City Center
  • Sarasota
    5.2 km
Train Stations
  • Vanderipe Railroad Station
    13.5 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

Rooms and availability

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach photos Room
One-Bedroom Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, Bed assigned on arrival, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Smoking
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Private pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Room service
  • Laundry services
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • 220/240 V AC
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Interconnecting doors
  • Fire alarm
  • Wheel chair accessible
  • Newspapers
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cotton sheets
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
Room Description:

Our two doubles bedroom on the pool/garden side, offers a 42-inch HDTV with many HD channels, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and in room safe. Each guest can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet featuring fresh fruits, scrambled eggs, bacon, French toast, freshly baked Danish, cereal, yogurt, milk and juices. Enjoy our 24 hr. coffee and cappuccino bar too.

Pool Side Double Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Internet television
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:220 V AC
Room Description:

Courtyard/Poolside Room Resort Fee Inclusive. ROOM ONLY

First-Floor Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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King Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private pool
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Our king bedroom offers a 42-inch HDTV with many HD channels, alarm clock radio with MP3 plug-in, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and in room safe. Each guest can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet featuring fresh fruits, scrambled eggs, bacon, French toast, freshly baked Danish, cereal, yogurt, milk and juices. Enjoy our 24 hr. coffee and cappuccino bar too.

Pool Side King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

1 King Bed, Non-Smoking, Poolside, Pillow Top Mattress, Refrigerator, Full Breakfast

Two Room King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Living room
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Our two room executive suite offers a king bedroom, separate living room with queen size sofabed, two restrooms, two 42-inch HD televisions, microwave, refrigerator, small appliances and a table with chairs. Each guest can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet featuring eggs, bacon, French toast, breads and freshly baked Danish. Enjoy our 24 hr. coffee and cappuccino bar too.

Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Gulf Front - Triple

Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Two-Bedroom Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Standard Quadruple Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Room Description:

STANDARD NORTH SIDE ROOM. ROOM ONLY. Standard rate

Pool Side Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Junior Suite
Golf view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Heating
    • + More
  • General:Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Free local calls
  • Newspapers
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Grab bars in bathroom
  • Bedding:Down/feather pillows
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Free WiFi, mini-refrigerator, microwave, free continental breakfast, air conditioning, controlled heating/cooling, coffee/tea maker, hairdryer, flat-screen HDTV, crib available, desk, down/feather pillows, free newspaper, free local calls, bathroom amenities, alarm clock, iron, ironing board, sitting area, bathroom rails, closed caption TV

Family Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Gulf Front - Double (Family Plan)

Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Room Description:

free continental breakfast, free WiFi, wet bar, fridge and microwave

Deluxe Two-Bedroom Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Executive Two Room Pool Side King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Living room
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Our poolside 2 room executive suite offers a king bedroom, separate living room with queen size sofabed, two restrooms, two 42-inch HD televisions, microwave, refrigerator, small appliances and a table with chairs. Each guest can enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet featuring eggs, bacon, French toast, breads and freshly baked Danish. Enjoy our 24 hr. coffee and cappuccino bar too.

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Saint Armand's Circle1.7 km
  • Mote Marine Aquarium3.1 km
  • Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary3.2 km
  • Gulfwind Marine of Sarasota3.3 km
  • Lido Key3.7 km

Popular areas

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Selby Botanical Gardens4.0 km
  • Sarasota Film Society Inc4.3 km

Universities, Institutes

  • B J Palmer Historic Home2.0 km

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Florida West Coast Birthing4.2 km
  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital4.3 km

Golf courses and Country clubs

Local attractions

  • Siesta Key Public Beach4.6 km
    948 Beach Road, Siesta Key
  • Point of Rocks7.5 km
    Siesta Key, FL
  • Historic Spanish Point13.9 km
    337 North Tamiami Trail, Osprey
  • Crescent Beach6.2 km
    Siesta Key, FL
  • Turtle Beach10.8 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

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach Reviews

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

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 20 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
7.3
Value
8.0
Location
9.0
Rooms
6.0

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 Resort At Lido Beach - Sarasota Sarasota location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1540 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, United States, 34236

Get directions
City Center
  • Sarasota
    5.2 km
Train Stations
  • Vanderipe Railroad Station
    13.5 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