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Holiday Inn SARASOTA-LIDO BEACH-@THE BEACH

3 stars
View map of 233 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236

Hotel Overview

Ratings and reviews for Holiday Inn SARASOTA-LIDO BEACH-@THE BEACH

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
113 out of 113
Amenities:
3.5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4.2
Comfort:
4
Location:
4.6
Value:
3.8

84% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Holiday Inn SARASOTA-LIDO BEACH-@THE BEACH

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Kristie Beach Fanatic
Business
Tampa, Florida
Apr 28, 2014

Great Location

This hotel is in a great location. Short walk to St Armand's Circle and right across the street from the beach. We went with the beach view, which was definitely worth it to watch the sunset.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

We were not impressed with the mexican restaurant and St Armand's circle. Way too expensive and not so great food. Blue Dolphin Cafe was delicious for breakfast though.

Review of Holiday Inn SARASOTA-LIDO BEACH-@THE BEACH

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Wilburton
Business
Michigan
Feb 26, 2014

Great Location

Very nice room, friendly staff, close to attractions. Will stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Holiday Inn SARASOTA-LIDO BEACH-@THE BEACH

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Bosrican
Business
Boston, MA
Jan 22, 2014

Great value

Staying at the Holiday Inn was great. The location (if you're looking to be close to a beautiful beach) is awesome, and within walking distance to St. Armands and good restaurants. The service was great. The hotel needs a bit of a facelift (they are currently remodeling it, which is great), but otherwise a good value. I would stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: In Hotel

Kids under 12 eat free.

Review of Holiday Inn SARASOTA-LIDO BEACH-@THE BEACH

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
maurice1234
Business
kansas
Aug 16, 2013

family vacation

great location at the beach, very nice view at the ocean, very clean, room service is great, the people at the front desk are very helpful and very nice. cross the street to the ocean, couldnt ask for better.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Holiday Inn SARASOTA-LIDO BEACH-@THE BEACH

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Karla17
Business
Kissimmee FL
Jun 18, 2013

Loved the location!!!

Walking distance to Armand Circle... Loved the service and the restaurant....

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Holiday Inn SARASOTA-LIDO BEACH-@THE BEACH

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
baldy2u
Business
northern virginia
May 1, 2013

great 3 day getaway

extremely nice and helpful people they go beyond the limits

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Holiday Inn SARASOTA-LIDO BEACH-@THE BEACH

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Beth Running Blogger
Business
Tampa, FL
Feb 12, 2013

Great location, nothing fancy

Perfect hotel for a little beach weekend. Right across the street from the beach and close enough to walk to St. Armand's. We skipped the pool b/c we were there for the ocean. Rooms were clean and the ocean view is worth the additional price. Breakfast buffet was so-so but not terrible by any means. Staff was very helpful and friendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Head to downtown Sarasota for more dining options.

Review of Holiday Inn SARASOTA-LIDO BEACH-@THE BEACH

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Ed Golf trip
Business
Illinois
Jan 28, 2013

Good location

Basic hotel. Great location to St. Armands and the beach.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

St. Armands shopping and dining is just around the corner.

Review of Holiday Inn SARASOTA-LIDO BEACH-@THE BEACH

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Packer fan from the ville
Business
Louisville ky
Jan 3, 2013

Perfect location

Older hotel, and it shows. But the staff was first rate,the food excellent and the location right on the beach doesn't get any better. St Armand's circle is a five minute walk away.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Holiday Inn SARASOTA-LIDO BEACH-@THE BEACH

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Maserati lover
Business
netherlands, Amsterdam
Jul 30, 2012

Good stopover at the beach

right at the beach, pick up clean towels and take a dive in the sea! Staff was helpful, bar at the pooll for burgers and drinks! Temperature of the pool was nice, especially at hot days!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Go definite to St. armand circle, 10 minutes walk, even along the shoreline. Nice restaurants and shops.

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