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“Excellent value” 4 of 5 stars
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149 Tyler Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236   |  
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Ranked #20 of 48 Hotels in Sarasota
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Excellent value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2011

The location can't be beat. The motel itself is old but clean. If you want elegant, you'll stay somewhere else. But if you want a reasonably priced, clean place near the beach, this is a great place.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Spring Hill, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

We stayed at the Beau Lido on Oct. 14 for one night. It was clean very close to Lido beach and a 5-10 minute walk to the lively St Armand Cir. Great restaurants and nightlife. I recommend The Daiquiri Deck.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Uppsala, Sweden
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

Just arrived late and not finding anyone at the recpetion I called the number which was indicated on the door.
I got precised directions found the key to the neat and clean spacious room for about 60% of the usual Lido Key price in this kind of accomodation category.
Nice place, the beach is just on the other side of the road.
I stayed in other fancier places in the Lido area but I highly recommend this one!!!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011 via mobile

This was by far the best choice I made, besides the choice to visit Sarasota. The hotel is literally a block from Lido Beach and a short walk to St Armands Circle and the best sunsets you'll ever see. The place is dated for sure. You won't use the 50 pound tv with 4 channels, but who needs tv when you are that lose to the Gulf!? Everything in the room is old, but emaculate. The only thing that wasn't old was the AC which was digital and practically silent. I stayed in a standard room, #2. It comes eqiped with a little kitchen, a changing area, and a desk in addition to the hotel norms. My tips for making this place perfect are to bring a cheap foam matress topper w you, or buy one for $20 at walmart when you get there. Also take advantage of the kitchen and save yourself some money on meals. There is also a public pool nearby, 2 blocks?, so don't worry about there not being a pool. Also, make sure that you venture over to Siesta Key Beach in addition to Lido Key Beach, which is the one by the hotel. Its a little drive, but worth it. Also, you have to go try the cupcakes at Sarasota Cupcake Company in St Armands Circle. They will make your vacation!

  • Stayed September 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Winter Park, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

My wife and I had another great stay at the Beau Lido. We found this quaint local hotel a few years ago. It is just steps from the lido beach public park, a short walk to St. Armonds Circle, and few minute drive to Downtown. The rooms are always clean and comfortable...this is an older 1950's establishment but that is what we like about it...old Florida beach hotel. They like like dogs too, and I am possitive you can not find a better deal overall!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Tampa, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

Great place to stay, A hidden Treasure. It was just what we were looking for. Room was excellent, service great. Just across the road from the main beach and around the corner
to all the shops and dining.

Room Tip: The 1 Room Apartment was prefect size.
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Miami, Florida
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

The room is always clean and well-taken care of. Whenever i make a reservation to stay - it has always been accommodating and helpful.

Thank you - we will come back and stay again.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Beau Lido Suites

Address: 149 Tyler Dr, Lido Key, Sarasota, FL 34236
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
#3 Best Value Hotel in Sarasota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Steps away from beautiful and serene Lido Beach on the Gulf of Mexico, Beau Lido Suites offers a relaxed an budget friendly escape. Central to the beach as well as the international shops and restaurants of St. Armand's Circle. Enjoy the sun and sand on beautiful Lido Key. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Beau Lido Hotel Sarasota
Beau Lido Motel

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