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Lido Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   700 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Ranked #24 of 47 hotels in Sarasota
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been there 3 times during Thanksgiving and I highly recommend it. The view is amazing. The beach is perfect, nothing beats sitting there and watching a perfect sunset. So many dolphins swimming. Amazing. The pool is alright. Food and drinks are good. I recommend it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My sister was married last weekend in Sarasota. While she wasn't married at the Lido Beach Resort, there were a block of rooms for the wedding guests. My whole family and all wedding guests stayed there. From the reservation process through the stay and until checkout, everything was nice. There was only one hiccup with our room after we checked... More

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Danville, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we stayed in the 'short' side- 4 floors. I presume it was older than the 'taller ' tower. It was a plain hotel room with a small mini kitchen. totally unremarkable. but the poolss were cool and the bar at the pool was great. beach was nice with beach chairs and towels. water was clear and carribean blue! The restaurant... More

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for 5 days at lido beach resort. It was very pleasant!! We were a party of 5 plus a baby and it was very smooth our whole stay. The staff was wonderful from Lobby to cleaning staff everyone was extremely helpful. The beach is phenomenal!!!! Wow! The sunsets are superb. Didn't find anything wrong with our stay. Have mention... More

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The views from the room were lovely. The beach is great. Everyone that works there was very friendly & attentive. There is a free shuttle to St. Armand's circle - tip the drivers, please! I cringed watching people fail to tip those guys. The hotel really needs renovating. It reminded me of the hotels in the 1970s I visited as... More

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LidoBeachResortGM, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Lido Beach Resort and for recognizing our staff that do an amazing job! I can certainly understand your position on the "updating" and we are working towards that goal. I hope you will return in the future to see the changes we are making! Thank you again for your comments! More

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to this hotel twice now. We like to take a few days out of the hectic Disney holiday and drive to the gulf coast for a bit of beach time relaxation. This hotel is perfect for that. Right on the beach, 2 lovely warm swimming pools, plenty of sun loungers around the pools and on the beach. And a... More

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LidoBeachResortGM, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to the Lido Beach Resort and for your very detailed review! I will be sure to share your comments with the staff. They will be thrilled to learn of your comments! I look forward to your 3rd visit and the same experience! More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with my husband and 3 children. Room was nice, clean, and spacious. Loved the pool area, it was never crowded. Beach was gorgeous. They will set out chairs where ever you want. Shuttle to Armand Square was also a plus. Will def be back!

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LidoBeachResortGM, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Lido Beach Resort. I am very pleased you and your family had a wonderful vacation. The entire team loves to hear that! Thank you again for your comments! More

Rotonda West, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice hotel. Two buildings. A four story with limited view and a main tower which has excellent gulf views. Extremely clean rooms and common areas. Sunday Brunch is phenomenal. Very friendly staff members who go above and beyond to provide excellent service. Two pools one for adults only. The best part is it's pet friendly.

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LidoBeachResortGM, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments about the Lido Beach Resort and for recognizing our staff. I will certainly share your comments with them. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More

Houston, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at midnight after a long drive - and got a room where the cleaning had been abandoned in the midst of the process. That should not have happened. But, no problem. Within minutes, we got a clean room with the same stunning view. True, the furniture in that part of the hotel has seen better days. (We were... More

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LidoBeachResortGM, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent stay at the Lido Beach Resort. I am very sorry your initial room assignment was in error but appreciate your understanding. Hopefully by your next visit, renovations will have been completed! We look forward to your return again soon. More

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95 reviews 95 reviews
24 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The beachfront rooms are perfect and the swimming pool area is great for families. I was there for a family friendly conference and everyone treated us with utmost respect and met all of our needs. The food served at the conference (selected by the sponsors) for the most part was delicious and presented... More

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LidoBeachResortGM, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback from the conference you attended at the Lido Beach Resort. I truly appreciate your comments. Hopefully, we will see you and your group back again in the near future! More

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  • Armand Circle(30)
  • Very nice(19)
  • TIKI bar(15)
  • South tower(9)
  • Pool area(8)
  • Great location(6)
  • Room service(6)
  • Free shuttle(5)
  • Friendly and helpful(4)

Additional Information about Lido Beach Resort

Address: 700 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lido Beach Resort 3.5*
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Lido Beach Hotel Sarasota
Lido Beach Sarasota
Lido Beach Resort Florida
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota #8 Romantic Hotel in Sarasota
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beachfront location on Lido Key, an island in the Gulf of Mexico with easy access to downtown Sarasota. Featuring 222 suites, kitchenettes and deluxe guest rooms. Short stroll from the renowned shops and cafes of St. Armand's Circle. Beachfront pools - one for families and one for adults 18+ - hot tubs and oceanfront Tiki bar. Two restaurants - one on top of the hotel with panoramic views of Sarasota and the ocean - fitness room and 6,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. ... more   less 
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