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Lido Islander Inn and Suites

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   528 South Polk Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Ranked #31 of 48 Hotels in Sarasota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014
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  • 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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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 My deposit was withdrawn from my account in 5 business days from reservation and the refund is still not received.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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

When we went there we found a letter with a description of what to do to get in our room. There was nobody we could ask anything. The room was very cold and very loud because of an machine we couldn't stop ( aircondition?) . After a long time we got a number of a guy called "Richard" . I... More 

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

Sorry you had issues during your stay. We are a small property in a great area, but not a traditional hotel., but we offer an affordable way to enjoy an exclusive area. You booked your reservation with a 3rd party booking site and were dealing with their phone operators, not employees of our property. Once we were informed of the... More 

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I wasn't really sure what to expect. I needed just a 1 night stay for our Anniversary and booked this on a whim. We arrived and I immediately thought how cute nestled in a residential area near the beach. Checking in/ out I have never seen anything like it. It's basically self service. We stayed in just the standard room... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This place is gross and hard to find it not only had stains all over the bed but on the doors, curtains and it had no view whatsoever. I had booked 2 nights and ended up calling manager to cancel 2nd night i tried to address problems with him and he blew me off he also said he would refund... More 

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

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. We offered to clean the couple of spots you found or move you to a different room, both of which you refused. You booked with a third party booking site and they will issue the refund. More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A truly exceptional location, minutes from the beautiful white sand beach. A great boon was the beach chairs which you could take along with you, brilliant idea! Reestaurants nearby were overpriced and not that great, drive a few miles to Cortez in Bradenton and visit Joe's or Star Bar, fab food in both places...that's why there's always a line, even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed for two nights - the owner responded quickly while booking, etc. The unit (4b) was clean and provided what you'd need. We were literally only there to sleep as friends were at the marina nearby. It is not fancy and the bathtub could use to be redone (rust near the drain) but everything was very clean and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Our family stayed at the Lido Islander for three weeks in August, 2014. We needed be be in Sarasota, but had no idea where to stay. Knowing what we know now, Lido Island is ONLY place we would stay and the Lido Islander is the best value for quality accomodations on the Island. Lido island close to great shops, great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I'm amazed at what they do with the space. It's tiny but cozy and efficient. Management is very friendly. We lost our key at the beach and we got a new one in minutes. The beach is a five minute walk away. They even have boogie boards and beach chairs for you to borrow. We will be returning!

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12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Lido Islander for three nights in an upstairs suite. The location was excellent; just a few blocks off the St. Armands Circle and the shops and restaurants located there and a relatively short drive from downtown Sarasota and a convenient drive to the rest of Sarasota's attractions. Parking at the Lido Islander wasn't... More 

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Address: 528 South Polk Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Lido Islander Inn and Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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