LIDO BEACH RESORT

700 Benjamin Franklin Dr., Sarasota, FL 34236 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3 Star Beach Spa or Beach Resort in Sarasota County
27.31072-82.57478
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4.0/ 5

Based on 874 guest reviews

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  • Has outdoor swimming pool
  • The Avg. Group Saves 26.6%!
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Hotel has 223 rooms
  • 12 floors in property
  • Check out time: 12:00PM
  • Group score of 8.3/10
  • Hotel has 11 meeting rooms

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Check RatesBeach Front 1 Bedroom 2 Bath Suite
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Check RatesBeach Front 1 Bedroom 2 Bath Suite Senior Rate
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Check RatesBeach Front 2 Queen Junior Suite
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Check RatesBeach Front Guest Room 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesBeach Front King Junior Suite
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Check RatesBeach Front Kitchenette 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesBeach Front Kitchenette King Bed
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Check RatesDeluxe Guest Room 1 King Bed
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Check RatesDeluxe Guest Room 1 King Bed AAA Rate
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Check RatesDeluxe Kitchenette
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Check RatesDeluxe Kitchenette 1 King Bed
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Check RatesDeluxe Kitchenette 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 King Bed
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Check RatesDeluxe Room 2 Double Beds Accessible Kitchenette
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Check RatesDeluxe Room 2 Double Beds Kitchenette
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Check RatesDouble Deluxe Kitchen Included
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Check RatesGulf View 1 Bedroom 1 Bath Suite
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Check RatesGulf View 1 Bedroom 1 Bath Suite AAA Rate
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Check RatesGulf View 1 Bedroom 1 Bath Suite Senior Rate
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Check RatesJunior Suite 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed Accessible Beachfront
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Check RatesJunior Suite 1 King Bed with Sofa Bed Beachfront
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Check RatesSouth Tower Kitchenette 1 King Bed
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Check RatesSuite 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms Beachfront
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Local Attractions

The hotel is located directly on the powder white sand of Lido Beach and just theee blocks from world-class shopping and dining at St. Armand's Circle, featuring over 114 shops and restuarants. Other nearby attractions include Mote Marine Aquarium, Ringling Museum of Art, and Selby Botanical Gardens.

Customer Reviews of Lido Beach Resort

4.0 out of 5.Based on 874 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

Rooms and AmenitiesThe accommodations and suites at this beachfront resort are appointed to welcome you to Florida with an array of amenities such as a refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, hair dryer, complimentary high-speed internet access, telephone with data port and voicemail, complimentary daily newspapers and on-demand entertainment center. All suites at this Florida beachfront resort feature a full kitchen with breakfast bar, separate bedroom(s) and private balconies. Resort ServicesWhen it's time to relax, guests at this Florida beachfront resort can enjoy two heated, beachside free form swimming pools, a private white sand beach, a garden area with waterfalls and a fitness center. Other convenient amenities at the Lido Beach Resort include a business center, sundry shop and complimentary shuttle service to the shopping and dining of renowned St. Armand's Circle. Lido Beach Resort at a glance• Complimentary high-speed internet access• Two beachfront heated swimming pools• 900 square foot fitness center• One and two bedroom suites available• Five acres of beachfront property DiningThe Lido Beach Resort Sarasota, Florida features fine dining overlooking the Sarasota skyline at Lido Beach Grille, known for its New American cuisine. Casual indoor and outdoor dining can be enjoyed at the Resort's Café Lido, while the favorite gathering spot for sunset viewing is the beachside Tiki Bar. Meetings and EventsThe ideal location for meetings and corporate events for up to 250 people, the Lido Beach Resort offers 6,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including the Sunset Terrace overlooking Lido Key. With the expertise of its professional staff and the unique ambiance offered by a Florida beachfront hotel, the Lido Beach Resort makes social events and business functions memorable for everyone involved. Area AttractionsThe Lido Beach Resort offers easy access to beautiful beaches, golf courses and the cultural riches of Sarasota County, which include opera, ballet, symphonies, galleries, museums and annual festivals. Just a short walk from the Lido Beach Resort, St. Armand's Circle offers world-renowned shopping, dining and nightlife.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:04:00PM
Check Out:12:00PM
Year of Last Renovation:2006
Floors:12
Rooms:223
Corridors:Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:223
Handicap Rooms:20
Suites:56
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:11 View Spaces
Meeting Space:6000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 350 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:0.5 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individuals canceling within 48 hours = one night's room and tax. Group Cancellation:Based on Cancellation schedule.
Nightly Parking:$0
Typical Group Deposit:$1000
Total Taxes:12.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.00%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 7.00%
Resort/Hotel Fee:20.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 5.00 Per Person (round trip)
Food and Beverage Service Charge:20.00% (Banquets only)
Audio Visual Service Charge:20.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees:100.00 Per Function
Chef Attendant Fees:100.00 Per Function
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:10.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:15.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:18.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:20.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:25.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:17.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:35.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:45.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 8.95 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 8.95 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:32.00 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 2.25 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.25 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar: 8.50 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres:25.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
We allow small dogs up to 20 lbs, with a $100.00 non-refundable deposit.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

The Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is 7 miles from the resort. Taxi service to the airport is approximately $15 each way.

Local Shuttle Info: We offer complimentary shuttle service to and from St. Armand's Circle

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Lido Beach Resort

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Lido Beach Resort.

Feel free to use the Lido Beach Resort meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Sarasota event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Royal Palm Ballroom70 x 42 x 122982248/24817420072857219/15331298298
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Royal Palm Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2982 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
70 x 42 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Power Outlets:
25+
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Cypress Room25 x 42 x 12106589/8962442630267/5118107107
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Cypress Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1065 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
25 x 42 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Royal Palm Room25 x 42 x 12106288/8862442530257/5118106106
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Royal Palm Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1062 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
25 x 42 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Power Outlets:
15
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Banyan Room19 x 42 x 1280967/6747341923195/4908181
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Banyan Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
809 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
19 x 42 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Sunset Terrace67 x 26 x 121742110/1101017342504211/9193174174
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Sunset Terrace

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1742 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
67 x 26 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
8
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Mangrove Room24 x 22 x 754225/2525231316133/33025--
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Mangrove Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
542 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
24 x 22 x 7 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Bamboo Room20 x 18 x 8360--/----------9--/--------
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Bamboo Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
360 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
20 x 18 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Hibiscus Room20 x 18 x 8360--/--15------9--/--15----
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Hibiscus Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
360 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
20 x 18 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
8
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Lido Room20 x 20 x 8400--/----------14--/--------
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Lido Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
400 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
20 x 20 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
1
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Poolside Alcove40 x 40 x 161600100/100------------/----120--
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Poolside Alcove

Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
1600 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
40 x 40 x 16 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Sound System
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South Beach70 x 43 x 03010250/250------------/----301--
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South Beach

There is no better way to experience Florida than to step your toes onto our powder white sands. The Resort features 7 acreas of land and a large private beach, perfect for any special occasion.
Room Type:
Outdoor Miscellaneous
Total Size:
3010 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
70 x 43 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
0
Columns:
0
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Sound System
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