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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Tallahassee, Florida
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13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with 2 adults and 4 children. Was a very clean condo close to the beach. Very nice people own it. The only negative is that there is not enough parking. A few times we had to wait for visitors to leave in order to get a parking space. Stayed here 5 nights. Was one of my favorite places... More

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Parrish, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The place certainly is unique. No desk or anything, but it wasn't needed. Just pick letter with room number up in a mailbox. Problem was mailbox was on 2nd floor. I had requeasted 1st floor room. My husband and I both have medical issues which made going upstairs difficult.. Our room? 2nd floor. Well, with the help of another guest,... More

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DeBary, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My Wife and I stayed here on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. On the down side, like many older establishments, the walls were thin in our guest room. If there are kids around, which there were, you might want to adjust the romance accordingly. On the plus side, the room that we had was SPOTLESS! The Queen Bed and pillows were... More

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Milton, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Room was nice and clean . But , parking is AWEFUL . Hardly any room to park when other guests are there . And property is messy .Rooms are close together and noise carries far easily . I was hot the entire time I was there . And there is no front desk person , you check your self in... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This property has an excellent location and I could not help but notice that there had been some updating in the suite. Someone had done a great job of decorating and updating the suite but the problem is that the maintenance (housekeeping) has done a poor job of keeping the property maintained. It's a shame to see the hard work... More

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

Thank you for your comments. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our wonderful location and the decor of the room. We are sorry to hear about the issues in your room, those maintenance issues are being corrected. More

Richmond, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Lido Islander was the perfect place to stay! When you first pull up, you may be a bit skeptical as we were...but once we walked into our room- we were pleasantly surprised. We were in the one bedroom condo which includes a king size bed, bathroom, full kitchen, living room, and dining area. This was just the amount of space... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This is a perfect place to stay when vacationing in Sarasota. A few blocks from St. Armand's Cricle, literally around the corner from the most perfect little spot of Lido Beach. Great sand, clear water, small personal beach. The place itself was very nice. Comfortable bed and couches, a full kitchen, and a clean bathroom. We really felt at home... 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
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Hotel Class:3 star — Lido Islander Inn and Suites 3*
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Delightful studio apartments to 3 bedroom apartments tucked away on exciting Lido Key. The units are steps from the beautiful white sands of Lido beach, with the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico just beyond. ... more   less 
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