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 available

Overview

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach is a 3-star pleasant hotel offering a non-smoking accommodation within easy reach of Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Sarasota and Siesta Key Public Beach. Renovated in 2010, the hotel features traditional architecture.

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

Guests at Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach are accommodated in rooms with a DVD player, an in-room safe, satellite television, a fridge and heating. Some rooms have the courtyard view. They feature bathrooms with free toiletries, a bathtub and a bidet.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the café every morning. American dishes are served in the gourmet restaurant. The Pool bar serves tropical drinks and features lounge chairs and a terrace.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

This property offers a newspaper stand, a designated place for smoking and a safe deposit box along with a copier, a business center and a conference room to answer the needs of all guests.

Relax

Guests will benefit from a volleyball court, a night club and a sun deck. A fitness center and a gym as well as tennis, mountain biking and canoeing are available on the premises.

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
  • 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 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

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Bay view
  • Courtyard view
  • Pool view
  • Water 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

  • 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

  • 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
    5.2 km
Airports
  • Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
    10.3 km
  • Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International (PIE)
    68.2 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
Guest Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 2 Queen-size beds, Bed assigned on arrival

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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
  • Wet bar
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Clock-radio
  • Radio
Room Description:

This non-smoking guest room offers 2 double beds with room for up to 4 guests and includes coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi or watch a variety of shows on cable TV. Air conditioning, iron/ironing board and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

Pool Side Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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

Poolside 1 Bed

King Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Private pool
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Roll in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • 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.

Two Room King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • 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.

King Suite
Water view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

This non-smoking suite offers 1 king bed with room for up to 3 guests and includes refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi or watch a variety of shows on cable TV. Air conditioning, iron/ironing board and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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

Standard|Gulf Front - Triple

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
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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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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Upgraded Guest Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Free internet access
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
Room Description:

This non-smoking city view upgraded guest room offers 1 king bed with room for up to 3 guests and includes mini-refrigerator, microwave, and coffee/tea maker. Stream your favorite programs with free high-speed WiFi or watch a variety of shows on cable TV. Air conditioning, iron/ironing board and hairdryer ensure comfort throughout your stay.

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 Queen-size bed, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Smoking
    • Non-smoking
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  • Dining:Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Wet bar
Room Description:

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

Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Wet bar
Room Description:

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

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

  • South Lido Park100 m
  • Lido Beach500 m
  • St Armands Circle1.8 km
  • Siesta Key Village3.5 km
  • Siesta Key3.5 km

Shopping areas

  • Pelican Plaza Shopping Center3.8 km
  • The Landing Shopping Center4.1 km
  • Bay Isles Shopping Center4.3 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens4.0 km
  • Sarasota Square4.2 km

Museums

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

Parks

  • South Lido County Park500 m
  • Coolidge Park900 m
  • Island Park3.9 km
  • Causeway Park3.9 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

  • Mote Marine Laboratory3.3 km

Marina

  • Marina Jack Restaurant and Marina4.0 km

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
Hotels nearby
Zota Beach Resort
3 stars
14 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 Sarasota location
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Hotel Address:

1540 Ben Franklin Drive, 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
  • 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