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Lido Islander Inn and Suites

3.0 of 5
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528 South Polk Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
Lido Islander Inn and Suites
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Ranked #32 of 46 Hotels in Sarasota
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I reserved a room this past weekend for mid July and was charged 89.00 a night, I needed 2 nights. I asked for an email confirmation, didnt get one the next day, like promised, so I called back. They wanted to put 2 adults in a 200 square feet room. I called back today asking for a one bedroom for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was very clean. The rooms all needed to be updated as they were very old. Our friends stayed next to us and their mattress was really saggy and old. My friends mother stayed in a different section and it was several streets away and she was unhappy to be so far and said the room was very small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here for 3 nights in April and everything was completely satisfactory. The location in an upscale residential area is unbeatable; you can walk to the beach and Armand Circle in a few minutes and you feel safe doing it night or day. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. They have beach chair... More 

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Based on the description and a few pictures on the Expedia website I was expecting an upscale lodging in the resort area of Lido Beach. What I got was a sardine sized room in a pseudo B&B that needed a serious upgradte from the flophouse decor and almost non existent amenities. When we had to provide our own Kleenex, shampoo... More 

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washington state
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

it is about expectations. I read the reviews for a few months before we arrived (but not before we booked.) I was very worried. it was better than expected the location was fabulous, short walk to one of the best beaches we have traveled to. (street smooth enough to walk barefoot.) we got to walk on the beach to the... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I am not super picky and totally subscribe to the "you get what you pay for". I didn't expect that this place would be fancy based on the price compared to other rooms in the area. But our room was SO SO dirty. Not just the kind of dirty that happens from a few guests but deep down dirty. I... More 

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Thomson, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The ONLY good thing I could say about this place is that it's in an excellent location. That's it. I should have paid much better attention to the reviews and photos but I guess I blew it this time. Read all of the prior bad reviews and the same goes for me. It was dirty, rundown to the point of... More 

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Lidoislander, Manager at Lido Islander Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Sorry, that you did not enjoy your stay. The unit is well maintained and cared for, and will check the unit for any issues. Thank you. More 

Jupiter, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was by far the weirdest of rentals I had ever encountered. First you arrive at what looks like a low income district . The inn is surrounded with clutter , and mess. You find a sign that says go up stairs to a mailbox to find your key. We stayed to days in a room with a French door... More 

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Lidoislander, Manager at Lido Islander Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Our property is located in one of the most affluent areas Lido Key. We are located on a street with multi-million dollar homes. We are a small property and not run like a big hotel and therefore do not offer all the services that a big hotel does. We offer a number of different size room, you picked our Guest... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Loved the quiet location, we were off in the separate suites area. Perfect location, unit was adequate. HOWEVER, we did catch a big cockroach, saw what I believe to be bedbug dark little spots on mattress area. Couch and chair had many stains, the sheet was so worn, it had holes. Blanket was ripped and torn. They could at least... More 

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Lidoislander, Manager at Lido Islander Inn and Suites, responded to this review

Sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. Our property is professionally treated for insect control. Unfortunately, sometimes during that process, one may be visible before they are eliminated. Our property does not have bed bugs. More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I didn't stay at the hotel. Had to cancel my reservation. My deposit was withdrawn from my account in 5 business days from reservation and the refund is still not received. It has been over 2 1/2 weeks since the cancellation and the property manager says it will be another 1/2 week before deposit will be refunded. The manager claimed... More 

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