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Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach - Sarasota

3 star Hotel Sarasota

1540 Ben Franklin Dr - Sarasota

Price starting from $ 131.35

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach is a beachfront hotel in Sarasota.

Your 3 star Lido Key hotel in Sarasota offers free Wi-Fi, gift shops/newsstands and dry cleaning/laundry services. You can find a fitness center on site so you will be able to take some time out to de-stress. Don't forget to pack your swimsuit and towel as this hotel features 2 outdoor swimming pools. Guests can also enjoy drinks as there is a bar/lounge. Additional leisure facilities include an arcade/game room.

Free newspapers are laid out in the lobby area each morning so you can keep up-to-date on all the news. The hotel has conference rooms available for hire. Other amenities include ATM/banking services, an elevator (lift), concierge services and laundry facilities.

Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 5.5 Ordinary
Based on 4 hotel reviews © 2014

We loved the Helmsley Sandcastle. It is an older property but it is well kept. Th...

Venere Guest, USA
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Check Availability at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

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Breakfast at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

Breakfast is served each morning for a fee.

Facilities at The Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel

  • Bar
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Cafeteria
  • Laundry service
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry room
  • Gym
  • Personal newspapers
  • Multilingual staff
  • Newspapers
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Concierge
  • Meeting Room
  • Conference room
  • Internet/Email services
  • Indoor entertainment room
  • Free parking

Know before you go

Check-in: after 3 PM.

Check-out: before 11 AM.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

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

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:

  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
Hotel resort fee inclusions (may be listed elsewhere in this description as complimentary or available for a surcharge):
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Self 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.

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach is also known as

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The Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel reviews

  • March 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • USA

room was tired- bathtub on clean- mold - small room for price no bathrobes only good that it was on the beach- too expensive for the room that was not great

9.1 Wonderful!
  • July 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • USA

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  • May 2013
  • Venere Guest
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  • Germany

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Room Details

Book your beach accommodation at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach, offering 179 guest rooms with climate control. Guests can unwind at the end of a long day and enjoy flat-screen televisions with premium cable channels. Business travelers visiting the Sarasota area will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as complimentary newspapers and safes.

Bathrooms are outfitted with complimentary toiletries. Refrigerators, irons/ironing boards, coffee/tea makers and hair dryers are supplied in each room to facilitate basic travel needs. Additional comforts include air conditioning.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Mini fridge
  • Extra beds
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Baby cots/cribs available
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • In-room ironing facilities
  • Safe
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • TV
  • Cable TV
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from The Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel

South Lido Park - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
St. Armands Circle - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Mote Marine Aquarium - 3.3 km / 2 mi
Sarasota BayWalk - 3.3 km / 2 mi
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - 4.1 km / 2.5 mi
Island Park - 4.1 km / 2.6 mi
Marina Jack - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Sarasota Memorial Hospital - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Florida Studio Theatre - 4.4 km / 2.7 mi
Sarasota Opera - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Siesta Key Public Beach - 4.6 km / 2.8 mi
Coconuts Family Entertainment Center - 4.6 km / 2.9 mi
Gulfcoast Wonder & Imagination Zone - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
St. Boniface Episcopal Church Labyrinth - 4.7 km / 2.9 mi
Sarasota County Visitor Information Center and History Museum - 4.8 km / 3 mi
The preferred airport for Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach is Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.) - 9.4 km / 5.8 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Transportation services Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

  • Free parking