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Get an overview of this hotelSandy fun near Lido Beach and St. Armands Circle

Popular highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

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 2.5 mi (4 km) from Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium and 4.2 mi (6.7 km) from Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

Make yourself at home in one of the 176 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and irons/ironing boards, as well as phones with free local calls.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and gift shops/newsstands.

At Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. 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 complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This beach hotel also offers an outdoor pool, gift shops/newsstands, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

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

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Ballroom 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Banquet hall 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Restaurant 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 176 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

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

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

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

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

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 10.0 per day.

Pets

  • 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 are 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.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Debit cards

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 35.00 per night
  • 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
  • In-room bottled water
  • Laundry facilities
  • 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)
  • Self parking fee: USD 0 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • 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
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  • Helmsley Sandcastle Sarasota
  • Sarasota Helmsley Sandcastle

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