Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL, 34236, United States of America
3.5 out of 5 rating 1685 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5
Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach in Sarasota, you'll be on the waterfront, a 1-minute drive from Lido Beach and 6 minutes from St. Armands Circle. This beach hotel is 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from Siesta Key Beach and 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from Sarasota Memorial Hospital.


Make yourself at home in one of the 176 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and irons/ironing boards, as well as phones with free local calls.


Relax on the private beach or enjoy other recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a ballroom.


Enjoy a satisfying meal at Candlelight Dining Room serving guests of Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Lido Beach - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
South Lido Park - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
St. Armands Circle - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Sarasota BayWalk - 4.1 km / 2.6 mi
Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Quick Point Nature Reserve - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Florida Studio Theatre - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Island Park - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi
Marina Jack - 6.2 km / 3.9 mi
Sarasota Opera House - 6.4 km / 4 mi
Players Theatre - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Art Center Sarasota - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Sarasota County Visitor Information Center and History Museum - 6.7 km / 4.1 mi
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi

The preferred airport for Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach is Sarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.) - 12.3 km / 7.7 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 28.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:

  • Beach access

  • Beach loungers

  • Beach towels

  • Health club access

  • Shuttle service

  • Business center/computer access

  • Internet access

  • In-room coffee

  • Self parking

  • Parking

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 20 for adults and USD 20 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per day

  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Business center
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Self parking (surcharge)
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Terrace
  • -Beach umbrellas
  • -Beach sun loungers
  • -On private beach
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Beach towels
  • -Garden
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Ballroom
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Children's games
  • -Children's toys
  • -Elevator
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking