Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

Star Rating
3 out of 5
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3.7 / 5Good
2,215 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Lido Beach
    2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    St. Armands Circle
    3 min drive
  • Airport
    Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.)
    14 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Siesta Key Beach
    17 min drive

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    About this area


    Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach is located on the waterfront and in a walkable area with good shopping. Travelers eager for a bit of culture can stop by John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Lido Beach and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Ed Smith Stadium or Sarasota Kennel Club. Our guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Lido Beach - 2 min walk
    • Popular Location
      St. Armands Circle - 3 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium - 5 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - 7 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Siesta Key Beach - 17 min drive

    Getting around

    • Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.) - 14 min drive

    About this property

    Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

    A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include self parking, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk. All 176 rooms offer free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and free local calls. Hair dryers, laptop-compatible safes, and ironing boards are among the other amenities that guests will find.

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • Self parking: USD 0 per day

    Food and drink

    • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: USD 20 for adults and USD 20 for children
    • 1 restaurant
    • 1 bar

    Things to do

    • Canoeing
    • Kayaking
    • Outdoor pool
    • Volleyball

    Family friendly

    • Laundry facilities
    • Outdoor pool


    • ATM/banking services
    • Ballroom
    • Banquet hall
    • Free newspapers in lobby
    • Front-desk safe
    • Gift shop/newsstand

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Laundry facilities
    • Porter/bellhop

    Languages spoken

    • English

    Business services

    • Meeting rooms


    • 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 (may have limitations)


    • Beach towels
    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Linens


    • Free toiletries
    • Hair dryer
    • Towels


    • 37-inch flat-screen TV
    • Cable/satellite channels


    • Access via exterior corridors
    • Free local calls
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Laptop-compatible safe
    • Phone

    Nearby things to do


    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition


    • Liked: Staff & service
    • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

    Was in a great location on the beach but they need a renovation big time, the rooms were very sorry, our taps didn’t turn on, cracks in walls etc. they have updated the lobby and dining areas but they told us the hotel was going to be torn down?

    Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019


    • Liked: Staff & service, room comfort


    The water was horrrible smelling. No ocean view.

    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019


    • Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    We reserved a room at Sandcastle for 3 nights. After 2 we decided to leave. I understand Florida beach charm however this hotel is in desperate need of a tear down!! Our room had stains on the carpet, bed was awful and the bathroom needs to be renovated. Needless to say, we would never stay here again!

    Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

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