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Room, Courtyard View, Courtyard Area
340 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Room, 2 Double Beds (Gulf Front)
Room with view
324 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible
252 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room, Accessible
398 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Standard Room, 2 Double Beds
252 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Poolside
288 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
3-star hotel on the beach, near Lido Beach

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
On private beach
Outdoor pool

With a stay at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach in Sarasota, you'll be on the waterfront, steps from Lido Beach and a 3-minute drive from St. Armands Circle. This beach hotel is 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from Siesta Key Beach and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium.

Make yourself at home in one of the 176 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and irons/ironing boards, as well as phones with free local calls.

Relax on the private beach or enjoy other recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a ballroom.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at Candlelight Dining Room serving guests of Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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. Summer fun is a breeze at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach with activities like kayaking, rowing/canoeing, and volleyball.

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a garden, and a terrace. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Children's games
  • Children's toys
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Meeting rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Smoke-free property
  • On private beach
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 176
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7
  • Garden
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

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. Guests can surf the web using the 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.

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

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Candlelight Dining Room - Onsite restaurant.

Pool Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a private beach and an outdoor pool.

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
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

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

Hotel Policies

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

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per day
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room (up to 30 lbs)

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. Safety features at this property include a smoke detector. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.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.

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. 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.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; 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.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

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

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Debit cards

Gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 20 for adults and USD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • 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.

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
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