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  • Steps from Lido Beach
  • Free WiFi in rooms and ...
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Recent guest reviews

great location and we got lucky with an upgrade to our room.

We liked the resort and the staffs were nice for general.

Pools and beach on the property are really great. The age of the hotel and old rooms need major updating to compete with new hotels in the area.

My 9year old daughter pulled the covers down on the bed to find bugs crawling and we got our things and drove home.

Realy old rooms, dirty beach, reception very slow.

great beach, dated building, non-professional office people, charged for every service,

The restauran ,beach and pool area it is great and clean great service the employees are very nice

This property is definitely older and dated but it is also right on the beach, has 2 pools, and pool bar. Staff is great and so is the view. If you don't mind staying in an older hotel, this is a perfect spot!

I would have liked them to have music in the pool and more lighting

It's in a great location with everything you need for a great beach vacation. The staff were very attentive and friendly. The hotel needs some updating. The bathroom in our room needed remodeling & the walls are very thin so you can hear a normal conversation from the next room. It was pretty good for the price, we would consider staying here again in the future.

This hotel is right on the beach, so convenient to the sea and it's so quiet at night and their restaurant has great food. It's a very pleasant experience for me!

Rooms were clean but outdated. Balconies need to be power washed One poolside bartender had no personality to be in her field of work. Paula and Eric were AMAZING!!!

Amazing staff ! property a little run down! But will go again ,

I love this little resort. It's a bit dated but over all I give it 5 stars! Staff is so accommodating, location great, great food and reasonably priced. Would go every weekend if I could.

Had a great stay. Claudia at the front desk went above and beyond a special request I had. She’s awesome! I loved the location and amenities. I only issue I had was with the room key cards never working but I believe that’s an ownership issue. Ready to go again.

On the beach. Pool is warm. Bar is fun. Kids had fun. Movie at night by the pool. Great place!

This establishment was filthy and dilapidated. It was duck taped on the stairs. Decorating was ripped and Old The front desk confirmed that they were going to tear down this hotel and we’re just waiting for permits. Overcharged for Old Gross rooms.

Ben Franklin Dr Sarasota FL

Hotel highlights

  • Steps from Lido Beach
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach places you next to Lido Beach and within 2 miles (3 km) of other popular attractions like St. Armands Circle. This 3-star hotel has 176 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service. Full breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.


Rooms

37-inch a flat-screen TV are available for entertainment, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. The bathroom offers hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include free local calls, a laptop-compatible safe, and an ironing board.


Property features

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach features an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. Self parking is offered for USD 0 per day. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with luggage storage, securing valuables, and dry cleaning/laundry. Other amenities at this beach hotel include free newspapers, a terrace, and laundry facilities.

Room options

Room, 2 Double Beds (Gulf Front)

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Poolside

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Room, Courtyard View, Courtyard Area

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, Accessible

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

Everyone (33) Couples (79) Business (5) Family (91) Friends (15) Other (10)
5
Everyone

great location and we got lucky with an upgrade to our room.

By on Oct 13, 2019

4
Everyone

We liked the resort and the staffs were nice for general.

By on Sep 27, 2019

Review comment responded on Sep 28, 2019

thank you for the feedback

2
Everyone

By on Sep 17, 2019

Review comment responded on Sep 18, 2019

thank you for the feedback

3
Families

Pools and beach on the property are really great. The age of the hotel and old rooms need major updating to compete with new hotels in the area.

By on Aug 15, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 16, 2019

thank you for the feedback

1
Family with small children Families

My 9year old daughter pulled the covers down on the bed to find bugs crawling and we got our things and drove home.

By on Aug 15, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 17, 2019

we are sorry to hear something like that happened we do pride our self's on keeping the rooms clean and we will make sure to fix the issues you had ..thank you for making us aware.

1
Family with small children Families

Realy old rooms, dirty beach, reception very slow.

By on Aug 6, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 8, 2019

thank you for the feedback and We're sorry you were unhappy - we'll work hard to fix the issue you experienced. Thanks for letting us know.

1
Everyone

By on Jul 21, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 23, 2019

thank you

2
Families Friends Families

great beach, dated building, non-professional office people, charged for every service,

By on Jul 16, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 20, 2019

We're sorry you were unhappy - we'll work hard to fix the issue you experienced. Thanks for letting us know.

2
Families Friends

The restauran ,beach and pool area it is great and clean great service the employees are very nice

By on Jul 9, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 9, 2019

thank you for the feedback

5
Partner Couples Friends

This property is definitely older and dated but it is also right on the beach, has 2 pools, and pool bar. Staff is great and so is the view. If you don't mind staying in an older hotel, this is a perfect spot!

By on Jul 8, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 8, 2019

thank you for the great feedback

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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