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3-star Sarasota hotel steps from Lido Beach

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Free WiFi
On private beach
Business center
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk

Location

Nestled on the beach, this Sarasota hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of South Lido Park and Lido Beach. St. Armands Circle and Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Spend the day on Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach's private white sand beach or relax by one of the hotel's 2 outdoor swimming pools.

Room Amenities

All 176 rooms provide free WiFi, room service, and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities available to guests include free local calls, hair dryers, and laptop-compatible safes.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 28.00 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Health club access
  • Shuttle service
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • In-room coffee
  • Self parking
  • Parking

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Contactless check-out is not available

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

LGBTQ friendly

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Service animals not allowed

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Debit cards

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15 per night.

We should mention

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Hotel Names

  • Lido Beach Sandcastle
  • Sandcastle Lido
  • Sandcastle Lido Beach
  • Sandcastle Lido Beach Resort
  • Sandcastle Lido Beach Sarasota
  • Sandcastle Resort Lido
  • Sandcastle Resort Lido Beach
  • Sandcastle Resort Lido Beach Sarasota
  • Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel Sarasota
  • Helmsley Sandcastle Sarasota
  • Sarasota Helmsley Sandcastle
  • Sandcastle At Lido Sarasota
  • Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach Hotel
  • Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach Sarasota
  • Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach Hotel Sarasota

Hotel Amenities

Property Features

Step outside to feel the sun on your face and the sand in your toes on the white sand beach. Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. Cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach, and enjoy summer activities like volleyball.

Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach hotel also offers a garden and a terrace.

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach has designated areas for smoking.

  • Children's games
  • Children's toys
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Meeting rooms
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • On private beach
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 176
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Room Amenities

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach offers 176 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. This Sarasota hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Room service
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Heating
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Room service is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a private beach.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

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