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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This 1960s block is in a great location, right on the beach and walking distance to Armands Circle which has great shops and restaurants. The whole area around Sarasota is gorgeous. We love it. Whilst the beach at Lido Key is narrow and not the most striking in the area, it is still lovely. Being with the family, we wanted... More 

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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fell in love with the area not so much with the old side of the resort. It is very dated in the rooms and halls and elevator. The tiki lounge was nice and the pool is OK. The staff I was impressed with.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've stayed almost everywhere in Lido. My all time favorite is the Lido Beach Resort. I've been visiting for almost 15 years and it's always a great time. My dad has been visiting since the early 70s and has always felt the same. With a great pool, tiki bar, beach access, and proximity to the circle, you cannot go wrong... More 

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John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you to both you and your Dad. Your loyalty is never taken for granted. Hope to see you again soon. We're always here for you More 

Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although under construction in parts, had to pay a resort fee, and parking fee it was as other have said; okay. It was right on the beach and there was an adult only pool which I enjoyed. Lots of umbrella space and nearby places to eat. Other beaches were nearby and we visited them all had lovely white sand. Some... More 

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Thank Wendy N
John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Happy to hear you enjoyed the adult pool and beach. We are undergoing renovations to our Main building and hope to see you again when our renovations are completed. More 

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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the 4 story building and found out upon check out it was being closed that day for renovation. That's a good thing because the toilet seat was broken, there was an outlet cover missing, there was a hole in the bathroom wall big enough to light up the bathroom at night, the ac unit was very loud,... More 

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Thank Lindsay P
John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Please allow me to apologize for the lack of service at the Tiki Bar on Friday. You are right that this is unforgivable. Appreciate you taking the time to let us know so that we can prevent a reoccurrence. We are renovating our main building but our commitment to providing world class service is what will differentiate us from other... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a luxurious hotel on Lido Beach so we could easily go to Siesta and Long Boat Keys. Lido Beach Resort far exceeded our expectations. The room was very clean, modern, and very comfortable. Service in the Hotel was very good.

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

So happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations. Hope to see you again soon, we are always here for you! More 

Orlando, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in with my service dog, the entire staff was super helpful especially Christy from front desk, she was super nice, upgrading us to an awesome room. The lady at the concierge desk was also super friendly! I've been coming to this resort for years since high school, I've always had a great experience, the rooms are super clean and... More 

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

Glad you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to provide an upgrade. We'll pass on your kind comments to Christy and our concierge desk. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a pool and beach holiday this is the place. The hotel is good if you go for the rooms in the tower which have been refurbished. The other building where reception is located has shabbier rooms in need of refurbishment. Service is not great. Room cleaning was erratic with items not replaced.

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

Glad you enjoyed the location. We have begun a renovation of the main building so that our product will be equally perfect throughout the property. We hope when your travels bring you back to Lido Beach you will allow us an opportunity to redeem ourselves. More 

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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended to visit the Tiki Bar and it was fun relaxing. The fish tacos were excellent and enjoyed a few tropical and refreshing drinks while looking out over the ocean. Who would've thought a cucumber drink would be delicious!

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1 Thank Melanie S
John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed our Tiki Bar. I agree on the fish tacos. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pillows were dirty, air conditioning not working properly we slept 2 nights sweating and the breakfast that they offer overpriced. Also pool closes way too early especially now that kids are on vacation, more lighting at the pool side too dark for kids when sun goes down. I expected more from this hotel, I mentioned the dirty pillows and air... More 

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2 Thank Clara B
John H, General Manager at Lido Beach Resort, responded to this review

Please allow me to apologize for the condition of the pillows and air conditioning. Because of the turtle nesting we are environmentally obligated to keep light at a minimum during turtle nesting season. Please feel free to call me personally to discuss the issues you had with your room. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Lido Beach Resort

Address: 700 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236-2011
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $235 - $500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lido Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 222
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Also Known As:
Lido Beach Hotel Sarasota
Lido Beach Sarasota
Lido Beach Resort Florida
Lido Beach Resort Sarasota
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
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