SANDCASTLE RESORT AT LIDO BEACH

1540 Ben Franklin, Sarasota, FL 34236 United States (USA)
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3.0 Star Beach Hotel in Sarasota County
27.3043 -82.57099
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3.5/5

Based on 1504 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor swimming pool
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 29.1%!
  • Gym is available on property
  • 179 rooms in property
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • Check-out: 11:00 am
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10
  • 4 conference rooms in property

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Check Rates PreferredLarge Room with King Bed Jacuzzi Stand Up Shower Microwave Ground Floor
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Check Rates PreferredPoolside Hotel Room 2double Beds Minifridge Coffeemaker Sitting Area Free WiFi Pool Side
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Local Attractions

John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, St. Armands Circle, Selby Botanical Gardens, Mote Marine Aquarium, LeBarge Sightseeing and Sunset Cruises, GWIZ Hands-On Science Museum, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, Myakka State Park

Customer Reviews of Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

3.5 out of 5. Based on 1504 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

Located on 600 feet of private beach, directly on the Gulf of Mexico. This full-service resort offers superb service and amenities. Featuring two restaurants, sidewalk café, lounge with live entertainment. Offering two pools with full service beach recreation including sailing, aqua-cycles, kayaks, volleyball…and much more. The famous St. Armands Circle is just a mile away with over 150 shops and restaurants. Specializing in small to moderate sized groups. FREE WIFI THROUGHOUT THE PROPERTY.No resort fee.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am
Year of Last Renovation: 2010
Floors: 4
Rooms: 179
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 179
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 5
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 4 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 4480 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 150 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5:00 pm to Midnight
Pool Info:
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM (2) outdoor heated pools
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
30 days for entire group and 48 hours for individual reservations.
Nightly Parking: N/C
Typical Group Deposit: flexable
Total Taxes: 12.00%
Total Misc Fees: $25.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax: 12.00%
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.00%
Audio Visual Tax: 7.00%
Other Tax: 7.00%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 29.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 8.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 5.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • 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
  • Games room
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • 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
  • Television
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

8 miles to Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport. Tampa Airport one hour north.

Local Shuttle Info: Shuttle to and from St. Armand's Circle

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Full American Breakfast Buffet or Menu Range: $12 - $20.00

Previously known as:
The Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

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

Feel free to use the Sandcastle Resort at 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 29 x 35 x 12 1015 --/70 -- 50 30 25 30 --/-- 113 102 --
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Lido Room

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1015 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
29 x 35 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
3
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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Ballroom 59 x 35 x 12 2065 --/150 -- 110 70 60 70 15/-- 229 207 --
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Ballroom

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
2065 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
59 x 35 x 12 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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Sarasota Room 30 x 35 x 12 1050 --/87 -- 50 30 25 30 --/-- 100 105 --
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Sarasota Room

Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1050 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
30 x 35 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
3
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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Lobby Board Room 19 x 17 x 10 350 --/-- -- -- -- -- 15 --/-- -- -- --
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Lobby Board Room

Room Type:
Boardroom
Total Size:
350 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
19 x 17 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
3
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

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