HOLIDAY INN LIDO BEACH

233 Ben Franklin Dr., Sarasota, FL 34236 United States (USA)
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3.0 Star Beach Hotel in Sarasota County
27.31419-82.57917
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4.0/5

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  • Includes an outdoor pool
  • The Avg. Group Saves 38.4%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 135 rooms in hotel
  • 7 floors in property
  • Check-out time: 11:00AM
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10
  • 6 meeting rooms in hotel

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Local Attractions

Lido Beach, St. Armands Circle, Marina Jack, Westfield Shopping Malls, Mote Marine Aquarium, Ringling Museum of Art, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, The Met Day Spa, Ed Smith Stadium, Siesta Key Beach, Downtown Sarasota

Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Lido Beach

4.0 out of 5. Based on 1082 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

THE PERFECT LOCATIONLocated on a barrier island off the Coast of Sarasota, the Holiday Inn Lido Beach is just steps from the sugar white sands of Lido Beach and just a short walk to over 114 shops, restaurants and evening entertainment spots on St. Armand's Circle. As the closest beachfront hotel to the mainland, downtown Sarasota area golf courses and attractions are only minutes away.GREAT ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIESThe Lido Beach Holiday Inn guest rooms and public areas feature a sophisticated, yet "Florida Casual" decor. Standard amenities include 25-inch TVs, hair dryers, iron & boards, in-room coffee makers, USA Today newspapers and private balconies with views of the City & Bay of Sarasota or Gulf of Mexico. An Exercise Room, Bicycle and Beach Chair rental are also available for our guests' enjoyment. THE AREA'S BEST BANQUET & DINING FACILITIESIn the SandDollar Rooftop Restaurant, high above Lido Beach, diners indulge in spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico and food to match. Refreshing drinks and “light” fare compliment the relaxed atmosphere in both our KoKonuts Lounge and Tiki Bar. Breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota Bay and surrounding islands are standard features of the banquet rooms at The Holiday Inn Lido Beach.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3:00PM
Check Out:11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation:2015
Floors:7
Rooms:135
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:135
Handicap Rooms:4
Suites:4
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:6 View Spaces
Meeting Space:9168 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 150 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 5.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:11AM to 11PM
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual - 48 hours
Nightly Parking:$0
Typical Group Deposit:$1,000.00
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%
Porterage Fee: 5.00 Per Person (Rounds trip - optional)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge:20.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge:20.00%
Banquet Labor Fees:20.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees:100.00 Per Function
Chef Attendant Fees:100.00 Per Function
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 8.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:10.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:14.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:15.95 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:18.95 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:14.95 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:32.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:42.00 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: 2.95 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.95 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar:25.00 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres:25.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Only 2 pets per room with a maximum weight of 35 lbs per pet. There is a $75 non-refundable pet fee per stay.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • 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
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • 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
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Sarasota Bradenton International is located just 7 miles from the property. Taxi service is available 24/7 and costs about $25.00 each way.

Local Shuttle Info: We currrently do not have a hotel shuttle, but would be more than happy to help arrange transportation for you.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast is served daily in the Sand Dollar Restaurant located on the 7th floor and is Sarasota's only roof top gulf view dining room. Breakfast is served daily from 7AM - 11AM

About Holiday Inn

  • Full-service hotel offering three different experiences: Holiday Inn Express ideal for the business traveler, Holiday Inn Resorts for family fun and relaxation, and the Holiday Inn Club Vacations, suitable for family and friends with spacious accommodations
  • Offering comfort and family-oriented service, children stay and eat free at Holiday Inn properties
  • Free high-speed internet access
  • Restaurants and bars on-site with good food and drinks for all ages
  • Indoor or Outdoor swimming pools based on location
  • Great exercise facilities
  • Based on select properties, Holiday Inn's The Hub is the perfect entertainment spot and gaming area with a media lounge, fire pits, etc.

The Holiday Inn highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Hotel Rate Trends at Holiday Inn Lido Beach

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Lido Beach

The chart above shows averages of prices for both group rates and the best individual traveler rates our system could find at the time the group/meeting bid was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 51.9% in July 2017 and the highest average individual rate is $281 in the month of June 2017. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Lido Beach in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Lido Beach

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

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Lido Beach 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
Lido Room 40 x 20 x 10 80048/--47322822205/--706080
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Lido Room

Our Lido Room is ideal for 40 people or less, this room is located on the lobby level and features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Lido Beach and the Gulf of Mexico.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
800 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
40 x 20 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
4
Columns:
0
Windows:
15
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
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Sarasota Room 39 x 32 x 10 124880/--79723630368/--110100125
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Sarasota Room

Our Sarasota Room located on our top floor is ideal for groups of 80 people or less and features floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking Sarasota's City Skyline and South Lido Beach.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1248 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
39 x 32 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
7
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
1
Windows:
25+
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
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Sand Dollar Dining Room 60 x 32 x 10 1920150/--------------/----125--
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Sand Dollar Dining Room

Our Rooftop Sand Dollar Room is ideal for weddings and events and features floor to ceiling windows offering a breathtaking view of the Gulf of Mexico
Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
1920 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
60 x 32 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
7
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
1
Windows:
25+
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
Yes
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Sand Dollar Dining Room 60 x 32 x 10 1920150/--------------/----125--
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Sand Dollar Dining Room

Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
1920 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
60 x 32 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
7
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
2
Windows:
25+
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
Yes
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Pool Deck 75 x 40 x 0 2000--/50------------/----50--
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Pool Deck

Outdoor, elevated pool area overlooking the beach and the Gulf of Mexico.
Room Type:
Pool Deck
Total Size:
2000 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
75 x 40 x 0 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
6
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
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Bayside Pre-Function 40 x 32 x 10 1280--/--------------/----1253
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Bayside Pre-Function

Pre-function area overlooking the City of Sarasota and it's Bay.
Room Type:
Foyer
Total Size:
1280 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
40 x 32 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
7
Power Outlets:
6
Columns:
2
Windows:
15
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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