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Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“lido beach”(113 reviews)
“pool bar”(81 reviews)
“gulf view room”(48 reviews)
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

We have visited this hotel for the past 20+ years! and have really grown to love it through its beautiful location and friendly staff. We were concerned before visiting after reading several reviews about the changes being made with certain things, however these changes once...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

What a great location. Directly at the beach. Nice swimming pool but the rooms are run down! They need to be updated!!! If you are there for a night like us, you will be fine , but I wouldn't want to stay there for two...More

2  Thank all4dutchy
Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded August 18, 2014

At the moment, we are in the process of updating some of our rooms, as well as other parts of the property. Your comments regarding the front desk arrival & delivery experience are well taken- they have been posted at the desk for all desk...More

Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have been going to the Sandcastle for several decades, a fact the hotel management seem unaware of. Indeed, they seem unaware that anyone ever comes back. I suppose they get all the trade they want without encouraging or recognising repeat visits (The Constantinou brothers...More

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Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded August 18, 2014

Having read your review, I want you to know that we very much appreciate any and all guests who have stayed here over the years. I, personally, spend a good amount of time making reservations for our long term guests. In the future please email...More

Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We spent two weeks here in July and enjoyed our time in the Sarasota area. We were a little disappointed with the location of the poolside room allocated to us on arrival and asked if we could upgrade to either a room with a view...More

2  Thank Mike C
Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded August 16, 2014

Thank you for visiting the Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach. I have passed along your comments regarding the staff and your dining experience to the various departments. We are continually working to improve the look and feel of the resort in all areas, including the...More

Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Our family have stayed in this hotel I think 7 times over the last number of years while on vacation from Ireland. Room 168 has been our bolthole. Mark my son was very hard to fed at breakfast but loved porridge. The hotel went out...More

1  Thank Raymund O
Response from Eddie S, General Manager at Sandcastle Resort at Lido BeachResponded August 18, 2014

Thank you for the comments regarding your stay here at the Sandcastle Resort. I will pass along your comments to the kitchen, front desk and pool bar staff. They will certainly appreciate them. Looking forward to having you stay with us again in September. Regards,...More

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Restaurant
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Room Service
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
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Heated pool
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$165 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
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$165 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
Room types
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Nigel A
January 28, 2018|
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Response from Nigel A | Reviewed this property |
Hi thanks for that, it is a bit worrying as I've heard they have applied to build a new hotel after knocking the old one down. I hope they haven't started already.
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avonbeach
December 7, 2017|
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Response from GMSandcastle | Property representative |
Feel free to contact us by phone for all of your options for dining on property. Our food is amazing!
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denamvigil
December 6, 2017|
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Response from GMSandcastle | Property representative |
We do have laundry on property. We offer same day Valet laundry service for our hotel guests or we also have coin operated washers and dryers in our guest laundry.
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"Gulf view room well worth it for the view"
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"Don't stay here"
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"Pay more for water front. Worth it!"
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"outdated and over priced"
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