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Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Islamorada, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

My friends and I return to Sarasota every year since we moved from there 5 years ago. We normally stay at the La Quinta on 41 by our old school. This year we came in April and waited to book the hotel and it was not available. We decided to check on the Holiday Inn...what do you know, they had... More 

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Falkirk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had lovely time, great view from room over the bay and watched fabulous sunsets. Hotel staff very welcoming and friendly. Top floor restaurant stunning views and food very good and excellent value. ....

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Kymberley M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach, responded to this review

Great! We look forward to seeing you again More 

Ft Myers, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thanks to the great staff at this hotel. We moved from a city view to a water view on Sunday morning when it became available as I was there to babysit my grandson while my kids attended a wedding and reception on the beautiful Lido Key beach. I came back alone at 9pm with an infant in my arms to... More 

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Kymberley M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach, responded to this review

We really appreciate your kind recognition of our teamwork during a challenging event for us and for our guests. It means the world to all of us that you appreciated our efforts to care for our guest's comfort. Thank you for sharing the positive. More 

Denton, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent 30 days and my 6th year at Lido Beach Holiday Inn. I traveled for 30 years in my job and stayed at lots of places in the Mid-Atlantic and New England States. Never did I fine a friendlier place to stay. The staff in the Hotel, every department, go out of their way to be accommodating. If you... More 

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Kymberley M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach, responded to this review

Thank you Oriole Fan! We look forward to seeing you again More 

Orange County, CA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
44 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost one year to the day I returned to the Lido Beach HI for a meeting, and wanted to follow up on my review from last year. I initially dreaded coming back but saw some recent reviews that there were renovated rooms! Back then I questioned if they would actually do the room renovations and were just planning to stick... More 

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Kymberley M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments of our team - we are working hard to make sure this ongoing renovation does not impact our ability to take care of our guests. And we appreciate that you recognize it. More 

Albany, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I looked at the this Holiday Inn online for quite some time and finally decided to stay there. My first impression was on the phone with Paul, who booked us in an oceanfront room even though we were using points. I ended up changing my dates and Paul was most accommodating to help us each time, and assured us that... More 

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Kymberley M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach, responded to this review

We are so pleased to know that you and your pet enjoyed your visit with us. We will make sure that Paul and Jeremy know they made a difference during your visit. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Tampa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Checked into an unrenovated room. Lots of problems. Manager comped the night and moved us to a suite. Still problems but a shower that didn't work was better than the previous night's mess. Location is the best. Building is still decrepit. Beware the mildew in the AC. Do yourself a favor re food. Get out of the hotel. Go to... More 

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Kymberley M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach, responded to this review

We agree! And we all look forward to the day when every single room has been renovated. We are also addressing our Wi-Fi systems in this process, as we know that every guest, and every child, is now looking to be connected. We do hope you will consider us next year when we are scheduled to have everything completed. More 

Loves Park, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off I want to say - Great location!! Right next to a mecca of wonderful little shops and resteraunts!! I absoloutely love Anna Maria Island and Lido Key but for the price we paid because we booked two days prior this hotel was below par to a "motel" expectation. The mattresses were cheap, stiff and not very comfortable and... More 

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Kymberley M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest feedback. We are working hard at this time to improve our hotel, and make it as special as its wonderful location. We have the service team and the location, we look forward to sharing newly renovated rooms with every guest who visits. More 

Peoria, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just finished a eight day stay at this great hotel. Cleaning was great and the staff very helpful.The restaurant onsite was good and provides a spectacular view of the gulf and Sarasota side as well. I stayed in a recently renovated room and it was very well outfitted.This hotel is superbly located steps from the beach and a short... More 

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Kymberley M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing with all who read here that you enjoyed your visit with us. We are working hard to improve our hotel, and appreciate your feedback on our newly renovated rooms. We are doing our very best to limit the impact of our ongoing renovations on guest stays, and certainly the great weather helps. We look forward to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently spent a week at Holiday Inn Lido Beach. I was very reluctant to book here as the reviews were not glowing. I knew the hotel was undergoing refurbishing, so my expectations were realistic going in. As luck would have it, we did not get a renovated room but the front desk would accommodate a room... More 

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Kymberley M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for such a glowing review. It means alot to us to know that we are getting it right for our guests, inspite of the challenges of our renovations. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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