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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Hidden Gem
Great View


Full view
37Car recommended
Grade: 37 out of 100
534Restaurantswithin 5 miles
179Attractionswithin 5 miles
31Room tips
Traveler rating
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This resort is at the very tip of Lido Key and right on the beach. Two miles from St Armand Circle. All rooms face the courtyaard and the ocean is to the left or right. There are chairs outside of the unit so you can sit and look at the ocean. The higher up the room the better
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Wendy and Amanda checked us in when we arrived. They made us feel very welcome and it was fun to talk with them. The unit we stayed in had a nice view of the bay and there is a small private beach there. There are lounge chairs by the beach for you to use. Each unit has regular
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This resort is 1 mile south of St. Armand’s in Sarasota. The units are old and tired. When you walk in they smell and seem moldy. The A/C units are noisy and blow hard when they run. Harder to hear TV when A/C is on. The A/C units outside behind the units are very noisy,
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Clean, friendly and convenient. Will try to come back every year. The staff is very helpful, the rooms are clean and updated and I received the upgraded unit that I requested. The location can't be beat and the area attractions are perfect. Right on the beach and the pool is
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Response from Daniel B, Manager at Sarasota Sands
Responded Nov 24, 2018
Thank you for choosing Sarasota Sands!
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We loved it here and will definitely make a return visit. The office staff were all friendly and very helpful. The grounds and unit were very clean. The only thing I would advise is to bring shampoo and kleenex because they do not supply it, which was surprising.
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Hole in the ceiling which hatch covered
October stay in 1 bedroom apartment.
October stay in 1 bedroom apartment.
October stay in 1 bedroom apartment.
Any 3 bedroom,units ?
Thank you for inquiring. Sarasota Sands doesn't have any 3 bedroom units. The largest units we have are 2 bedrooms 2 baths. If you have additional questions, please call 941 388-2138 and ask for Anne in rentals.
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Please call the resort directly at 941 388-2138 and ask for Anne in rentals.
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Unit 462 has an amazing view of the Gulf from it's Lanai. The Lanai has a couch and two chairs. You can sit in the living room and look out the Lanai. You can eat breakfast and look out. We have the unit week 26 and LOVE it.
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Sorry, we are not a pet friendly resort.
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No it is not.
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"They all are great rooms as its shaped like a U and in the middle of the U is the pool."
"all rooms have a great view. elevators -for 2nd floor units."
"The rooms are all fine, but because of the views and location, the best rooms, in our opinion, are in the 2 story building."
"The rooms in the northern building are larger, the two at the end have their own private lanais."
"They have one bedroom, two bedroom and studio units."
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