Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach

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

 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

Sandcastle At Lido Beach Hotel is located near by natural beaches. The hotel occupies 4 floors and was renovated in 2010.

It lies within 20 minutes' walk of Siesta Key, St Armands Circle and Siesta Key Public Beach. The venue is 6 km away from the city center.

Set next to golf courses and an oceanarium, this hotel also offers a volleyball court, a sundeck and a courtyard on site.

The property enjoys exceptional location within a 15-minute drive to Sarasota-Bradenton International airport.

Rooms

Sandcastle At Lido Beach Hotel provides guestrooms appointed with a work desk, free Wi-Fi, individual climate control, a mini-refrigerator and satellite TV. The comfortable rooms feature the sea view. Other comforts include a microwave and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the café every morning. The restaurant menu features seafood dishes. Pool bar is available on site.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The hotel offers cars for rent to explore the local sites.

Relax

The property indulges guests with a Jacuzzi and a wellness center as well as bicycles, a gym and a fitness center. Tennis, windsurfing and sailing are provided on site.

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

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

Leisure facilities

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

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

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • 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

  • 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. 

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
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

Rooms and availability

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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach Sarasota location
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                Hotel Address:

                1540 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, United States, 34236

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Sarasota
                  5.1 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

                Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach Location

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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

                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
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                2 stars
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                2 stars
                23 km

                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 location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                1540 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, United States, 34236

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Sarasota
                  5.1 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