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Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach

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Tampa, Florida
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a hidden gem, close to the beach or walking to the circle. The front desk does a good job, they are friendly and cheerful. Downstairs bar is OK but the Breakfast on the top floor will give you some of the best views in Sarasota.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sometimes things are missed while packing up. While for this instance, I missed my retainer (teeth) in a case, on the bathroom sink. I also forgot my baby's blanket. I'm guessing that was wrapped up in the bedding. I called almost immediately after leaving the hotel as I had friends still there willing to pick up my items. I was... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We needed a quick stop over as we traveled thru Florida on our way to a funeral. What a great find, location, beach acsess, this place had it all. We arrived to a friendly greeting, the rooms were large and just steps away from st Armand circle.

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Kentucky, United States
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a wonderful time at Lido Beach! The staff was amazing, they went above and beyond for us. What started as an awful trip due to airline complications turned out so wonderful, mainly due to the staff at the Holiday Inn. The beach is AMAZING! We got to enjoy picture perfect days at the beach with magical sunsets... More 

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

Excellent! Thank you. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time celebrating our 25 Anniversary at this Holiday Inn. Is across the street from the beach. Oceanview room had a great view of ocean. This was a last minute booking because we were going to just go out to dinner, but after a couple of stressful events in the last 6 months decided we needed a get away just... More 

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

Well - Happy Anniversary! and thank you for your compliments of our location and staff - We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Ocala, FL
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68 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has good rates...Clean and upgraded rooms.The restaurant has a new chef...new menu and Excellent food. The view from the restaurant...7th floor...is Awesome. We had dinner and breakfast there. The prices are very reasonable.

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

Our new chef is amazing! We are so pleased to know you enjoyed your meals at our one of a kind Gulf Side Roof Top dining room. We are excited about new menus and offerings our talented chef is working to create! We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Jefferson
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89 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is just across the street from Lido Beach. A 3 minute walk. Also very close to St Armands Circle so you can walk to all those lovely shops and restaurants. The hotel has been recently remodeled and the rooms are pleasant and comfortable. We had a balcony room that looks over the Gulf, worth the extra money. The... More 

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Thank sistravel557
Kymberley M, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach, responded to this review

Thank you! We worked hard to make our hotel something very special and so pleased you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Florida
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW!!! The staff is the best. Pat was waiting for us and she was ready to assign our beautiful room....As soon as we open the door to the room we noticed that was clean. Minutes later they knocked the door and surprised us with a pineapple arrangement (to celebrate our anniversary). So sweet!! Our view was the best, ocean view... More 

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

Excellent! Happy Anniversary! More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is very well located next to the beach and 10 minute walk to St Almand's circle. Parking was easy and the staff were very polite and enthusiastic. The pool is quite small but perfectly adequate given the beach is just across the road. I booked a few months in advance and I thought the room rate for a... More 

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

Great! We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just arrived home after three wonderful days at Lido Beach. The hotel is amazing!!!!!! Everyone is so friendly and upbeat. We had a room with a king bed and let me tell you a. The room is huge and b. Such light and airy decorating. Truly a getaway oasis. Beach is right across the street, fine white sand, gentle waves.... More 

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

Wonderful! Thank you. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on a barrier island, off the coast of Sarasota, The Holiday Inn Lido Beach is just steps from the powder white sand of Lido Beach and only two blocks from over 140 upscale restaurants, shops and galleries on St. Armands Circle. Featuring a sophisticated, yet 'Florida Casual' decor, The Holiday Inn Lido Beach combines the relaxed atmosphere of a beach resort with the amenities and services of a full service hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach

Address: 233 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: $184 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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Holiday Inn Lido Beach
Sarasota Holiday Inn
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
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