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

Internet

Paid internet access

Parking

Paid parking

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

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 available

Overview

The traditional 3-star Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach offers quick access to Mote Marine Aquarium, People at Play and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Residing in a 4-story building, the hotel was opened in 1966 and renovated in 2010.

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach is set near by the natural public beach. The distance between Sarasota city center and the property is 6 km.

Quick access to golf courses and an oceanarium is provided.

The hotel enjoys an exceptional location within 15 minutes' drive from Sarasota-Bradenton International airport.

Rooms

Offering a DVD player, an in-room safe, satellite television, pay TV and a microwave, non-smoking guestrooms boast a modern interior. Some rooms have the sea view. They provide bathrooms with free toiletries, a hairdryer and a bidet.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the café every morning. The delightful on-site restaurant specializes in seafood cuisine. The snack bar offers tropical drinks along with steaks and snacks.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

There are a newspaper stand, a baggage storage and a designated area for smoking available on the premises.

Relax

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach delights guests with a Jacuzzi and a wellness centre. On-site fitness facilities include a fitness center and a gym.

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
  • Paid internet access
  • 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
  • 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
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

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

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Bay view
  • Courtyard view
  • Pool view
  • Interior view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • 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

  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • 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

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • 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, United States, 34236

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City Center
  • Sarasota
    5.1 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 Resort At Lido Beach - Sarasota Sarasota location
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                Hotel Address:

                1540 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, United States, 34236

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Sarasota
                  5.1 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

                Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach Location

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Saint Armand's Circle - 1.7 km
                • Mote Marine Aquarium - 3.1 km
                • Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary - 3.2 km
                • Gulfwind Marine of Sarasota - 3.3 km
                • Lido Key - 3.7 km

                Popular areas

                Monuments and Landmarks

                Museums

                • Selby Botanical Gardens - 4.0 km
                • Sarasota Film Society Inc - 4.3 km

                Parks

                Universities, Institutes

                • B J Palmer Historic Home - 2.0 km

                Medical care and Hospitals

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

                Golf courses and Country clubs

                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
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                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:

                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 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
                  5.1 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