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Lido Islander

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528 South Polk Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Livingston, NJ
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218 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was possibly the worst place we have ever stayed. The room was tiny with no carpet and bathroom needing major updating. There was no one there to greet us, just a note telling us to go upstairs to find our name and a key. This is basically a house in a residential neighborhood , not even a B&B since... More 

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Lidoislander, Manager at Lido Islander, responded to this review

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. We a boutique property located in a very exclusive area. As a boutique property, we are different than your typical hotel. We offer a laid back experience in a wonderful area. We have staff on-site to help you and have an area where guest can help themselves to fresh supplies... More 

Miami, Florida
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only ten mins walk to the beach, five mins drive or 15mins walk to the town. Room was clean. They provide beach chairs, umberlla and floaty. Full kitchen. Great for family to stay in their two bedrooms unit, it also have a soft bed. Great price for the location and space.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very pleased with my accommodations. I had an apartment. It was clean. Everything was in working condition. The location was fantastic - just a short walk to the beach as well as the shops and restaurants of St. Armands Circle. If I was going to be in the area again, I would check for availability here.

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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is something I was too skeptical but it worked out real well. Nested in a very expensive residential area. Looks odd for where it's located but after I stayed there I was pleased and there was no attendant on site but it was truly a good experience. There is I believe a Holiday Inn down the street but I... More 

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1 Thank Ian S
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

First, the not-good. Our room (2a) was 1st floor, very small: bed takes up most of the space as soon as you walk into the tiny room, bathroom decent size compared to bed area, but mini-fridge and microwave are in a *tiny* area in a closet, right beside the water heater and a shared a/c unit. 5-cup coffee pot provided,... More 

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

What a find! Clean, comfortable, affordable, within easy walking distance to beach and to St. Armand's Cicle. I arrived after a long drive to be welcomed by Susan, whose smile assured me that I'd made the right choice. Then I saw the suite--I'd been upgraded from a room to a cozy, attractive nest: living room, dining area, kitchen, bedroom, and... More 

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miami
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Did not expect this place to be as good as it was, very good price for what you get! Very spacious, clean rooms, complete kitchen, two bedrooms but share one bathroom, just minutes away from the beach walking! It has an area for relaxing and for making barbecue! Definitely this place is our best place to stay in Sarasota!!!

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doncaster
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

small hotel in beautiful sarasota. great room very clean , good showe, great bed. situated very well, 100 yds stroll to wonderful beach, all deck chairs , parasols free to borrow, bikes for hire, 5 min stroll to wonderful st armand sq. susan very helpful & will be famous one day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

I write this as I'm sat on the bed at the Lido Islander and I have to say that I think it's an awesome place! I'm from a very beach/coast orientated area in England and it really feels like home to me (with much more sunshine mind). Sure it's not a Hilton but I think it's unique and quaint. The... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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35 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

It's an adorable place, but you are basically on your own. Bring your own coffee, help yourself to towels outside in the "guest supply" cabinet. I was appalled that when I asked for a blanket, I was told to check the outside cabinet, where to my dismay, I found a celadon green blanket circa 1968, that stunk. This place is... More 

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