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Lido Islander

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528 South Polk Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Navarre, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011

In traveling to Sarasota for business, I needed to find a safe, clean, and comfortable room for myself. Proximity to my daily destination was also a major factor. This small property fit my needs perfectly. I wound up with a 2 Bedroom unit. It consisted of a small living area, kitchen facilities, and one bathroom. It was very clean; although,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2011

Needed a place for a short get away and a friend suggested the Lido Islander. We try it and we liked it. The location was great and the rooms were clean. More of a self service place than a full service hotel, but it was great for us. We will be back again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2011

We got a great deal on a 2 bedroom unit. We were a little afraid because it was so cheap. We were surprised at how nice it was when we arrived....not saying it is the Ritz, but way better than we were expecting. We stayed for 4 days. We were very comfortable. The lady that managed the property was always... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2011

This place is for the self sufficient . I love the value and location. It is 1 block from beautiful Lido beach and 1 block from St. Armands Circle. A car is not needed if you come for shopping and the beach. The location is perfect for the bike rider because of the trail from Lido beach all the way... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2011

We booked this place knowing that we could possibly not be happy with this choice of hotel. Let me first say that you do get what you pay for so don,t be surprised when you arrive, however the Management and Maintanence were extremely friendly and helpful. If you are booking guest room, they are small...but with all the night life... More 

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Placerville, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2011

Sometimes going for cheap ends up getting you something less than cheap. We were so dismayed to find a wrecked jeep in the parking lot, outdoor furniture that looked like it had been collected in back alleys, and what appeared to be, dark, cramped and dingy rooms (as viewed peering through a window). But worst of all, when we canceled... More 

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Lidoislander, Owner at Lido Islander, responded to this review

We are sorry; you did not get to enjoy our property. We are located in one of the most exclusive areas of Sarasota, on Lido Key, surrounded by million dollar homes. If you had seen the inside of the rooms, you could see the quality and comfort of the 1 bedroom suite. Our records indicated you booked over 3 weeks... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2010

Some who booked a small room through a third party (as I did) complained about the results but I felt that for $41 it was a good deal. I enjoyed a nice walk to the town center and had a great dinner at Cha Cha Coconuts. A little odd that there was nobody here when I arrived but I found... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2010

For the price and size of the rooms I would recommend this place. We paid $59/night for a two bedroom/one bath and it had a full kitchen and dinning room. The rooms were decorated very nicely. However, the outside apperance was just ok. But I wouldn't let it scare you off from the place. Checking in and out was quick... More 

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kc
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010

The location is terrific, a quiet upscale neighborhood and 2 blocks from St. Armands Circle. We booked a one bedroom and stayed in a 2 bedroom. The walls are thin so you can hear your neighbors. The rooms were freshly painted but felt the floor needed to be cleaned and some dusting was in order. Staff was friently as were... More 

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Cajun Country
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010

I thought I was in Comedy Central on a so called 'reality show'. After taking two steps into the room, you bumped into the bed. To say the room is small is a compliment. Two people can not stand side by side on either side of the bed. NO-- phone, ice, closet space, thermostat-change of linens, windows, light switch on... More 

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Lidoislander, Owner at Lido Islander, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay. We are a small property that offers many different rooms sizes. It appears you picked a room too small for your needs. Sorry, we could not meet your request for a larger room, since that weekend, like most weekends, we were totally booked. Since you booked through a... More 

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