Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach - Sarasota

ex. Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Babysitting

Babysitting/Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

Air conditioning

Individual air conditioning

All inclusive

Carte blanche

Facilities for kids

Game room

Children's pool

Cribs/ Baby cots

Overview

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach is a 3-star traditional guesthouse, located near by the beach. Residing in a 4-story luxurious building, the hotel was renovated in 2010.

The property is about 20 minutes' walk of St Armands Circle. The hotel offers perfect location 6 km from the center of Sarasota.

Welcoming guests with a night club, an outdoor heated swimming pool and a volleyball court, the hotel is placed next to golf courses and an oceanarium.

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach is about 20 minutes drive away from Sarasota-Bradenton International airport.

Rooms

The property has non-smoking rooms featuring a minibar, a heating system, flat-screen TV, a kitchen and a DVD player. Rooms come with the sea view. The rooms offer a roll in shower, a bidet and towels supplied in the bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

There is a café for guests to enjoy their meal. A delightful on-site restaurant serves dishes of seafood cuisine. The snack bar provides snacks and steaks along with tropical drinks.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach also offers cars and bicycles for rent.

Relax

Guests with children can use cribs, babysitting and a pool available on the premises. For active guests a gym and a fitness center are provided.

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
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities 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
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Catering service
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Paid private beach
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Night club
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center

Room view

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

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Mirror
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Children above
0 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.

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Hotel Address:

1540 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, Florida, 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  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • 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:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Mirror
  • Free local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Roll in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • 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, Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Internet access
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Safe
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Fridge
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Poolside 1 Bed

Studio Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Comp Hi Speed Daily Hot Brkfst Lite Meal M, Th, Combined Bdrm Living Area Sofabd Full Kitchen

King Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 3 King-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private pool
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Ironing facilities
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Free local calls
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-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.

King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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

1 King Suite Non-Smoking - in room safe, interconnecting room(s) available, alarm clock, wake-up service, coffee/tea maker, ironing facilities, smoking policy - non-smoking available, microwave, Breakfast, refrigerator, hair dryer, desk, air conditioning

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.

Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Living room
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Kitchen unit
Room Description:

Suite 2 Queen Beds

Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • VCR player
  • Radio
Room Description:

TRIPLE STANDARD. ROOM ONLY. Standard rate

Pool Side Triple Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Loft Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 King-size bed

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Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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

1 Bedroom Suite

Standard Quadruple Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

STANDARD NORTH SIDE ROOM. ROOM ONLY. Standard rate

Pool Side Quadruple Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Quadruple Courtyard/Poolside

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:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Free local calls
  • Newspapers
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Down/feather pillows
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media: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

Family Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Gulf Front - Double (Family Plan)

Family Pool Side Double Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Queen-size beds, 2 Single beds

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

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

Deluxe Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Deluxe Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Deluxe Junior Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

1 King Deluxe Junior Suite Beach View - in room safe, television, microwave, hair dryer, desk, closet, toiletries, mirror, flat screen television, balcony/terrace, wake-up service, Private bath, satellite/cable TV, air conditioning, smoke detector, alarm clock, ironing facilities, kitchenware, refrigerator, fan, seating area, kitchenette, internet access - wireless, heating, linens, shower, telephone, towels

Sandcastle Resort At Lido Beach photos Room
Spacious Double Room
Bay view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This spacious room features a balcony with views of the Gulf of Mexico.

Private Suite
Beach view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Room Description:

Beach View Suite - in room safe, television, microwave, hair dryer, desk, closet, toiletries, mirror, flat screen television, wake-up service, balcony/terrace, Private bath, satellite/cable TV, dishwasher, air conditioning, smoke detector, alarm clock, ironing facilities, refrigerator, fan, seating area, kitchenette, laptop safe box, internet access - wireless, heating, linens, shower, towels, telephone

Executive King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
Room Description:

King Bed + Sofabed - Nonsmoking Executive Room - Free Breakfast, Free Wifi

Executive Two Room Pool Side King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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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 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 Tropical Wines3.1 km
    5138 Ocean Blvd Ste C
  • Crescent Beach6.2 km
    Siesta Key, FL
  • Turtle Beach10.8 km
    Siesta Key, FL 34242
  • Siesta Key Public Beach4.6 km
    948 Beach Road, Siesta Key
  • Point of Rocks7.5 km
    Siesta Key, FL
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    179
Cities nearby
  • Bradenton hotels - 19 km
  • Siesta Key hotels - 7 km
  • Ellenton hotels - 21 km
  • Longboat Key hotels - 15 km
  • Osprey hotels - 16 km
  • Holmes Beach hotels - 25 km
  • Nokomis hotels - 26 km
  • Bradenton Beach hotels - 22 km
  • Anna Maria Island hotels - 26 km
  • Point O'Rocks hotels - 9 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

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 106 reviews

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, Florida, 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  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    179