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Traveler (86)
Pool & Beach (27)
Room & Suite (24)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“time share”(11 reviews)
“lido key”(18 reviews)
“smaller resort”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Kitchenette
Wheelchair access
Tennis Court
Self-Serve Laundry
Golf course
3 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
2150 Benjamin Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236-2399
6.6 miles to Bradenton Airport
2.6 miles from Siesta Beach
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This the 2nd time we stayed and we only live an hour away. The resort is smaller, quaint, and the staff recognizes you after the first day. There is really nothing you need when you arrive except swimming suits and beach towels! The sand is...More

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Thank lauriep81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently spent a week at Sarasota Sands on an exchange from our normal Antigua resort. Beautiful beaches, excellent restaurants, so much to do we had an amazing time. We had to book a year in advance and glad we did

Thank John G
Response from Daniel B, Manager at Sarasota SandsResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm glad you had a memorable time at the Sands....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice quiet, smaller resort right on beautiful Lido Key. Great friendly staff Resort is close to shopping and great restaurants. The weather was perfect while we were down there. Took a ride over to Siesta Key for the day. Lots of shops and great seafood...More

1  Thank janeB2840PM
Reviewed June 4, 2018

The Sarasota Sands resort on Lido Key in Sarasota is ideal. It is family friendly and right on the beach with all the amenities possible. It is kept up beautifully. Pleasant staff. Free movie night with popcorn.

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Thank 16bluebutterflies
Reviewed May 20, 2018

have been coming here just about 30 yrs or so and look forward to this every May. This is like"family" here and we look forward to sunning,visiting friends & relaxation. The staff is also like family who always have a kind word for you &...More

Thank jennifer f
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About
Hotel class
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Also Known As
Sarasota Sands Hotel Sarasota
Location
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Also Known As
Sarasota Sands Hotel Sarasota
Location
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Hotel class
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Also Known As
Sarasota Sands Hotel Sarasota
Location
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
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Traveler (86)
Pool & Beach (27)
Room & Suite (24)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Questions & Answers
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bdzwayet
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Daniel B | Property representative |
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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bdzwayet
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Daniel B | Property representative |
Please call the resort directly at 941 388-2138 and ask for Anne in rentals.
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806DESJ
October 18, 2017|
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Response from Meghan G |
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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"all rooms have a great view. elevators -for 2nd floor units."
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"The rooms are all fine, but because of the views and location, the best rooms, in our opinion, are in the 2..."
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"The rooms in the northern building are larger, the two at the end have their own private lanais."
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"They have one bedroom, two bedroom and studio units."
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