Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

3.0 star property
3-star hotel with pools and private beach

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Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

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Double Room (Gulf Front) | Balcony
Front of property
Double Room, Pool View | In-room safe, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Lobby sitting area

Overview of Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

Popular amenities

  • Pet friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
1540 Ben Franklin Dr, Sarasota, FL, 34236

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLido Beach2 min walk
  • Popular LocationSouth Lido Park9 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt. Armands Circle3 min drive
  • AirportSarasota, FL (SRQ-Sarasota-Bradenton Intl.)18 min drive

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Poolside

  • 288 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Room, Courtyard View, Courtyard Area

  • 340 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Room, 2 Double Beds (Gulf Front)

  • 324 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

  • 252 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

  • 252 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Standard Room, Accessible

  • 255 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area


Located in Sarasota, Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach is on a private beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lido Beach and Siesta Key Beach. Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Lido Beach - 2 min walk
  • South Lido Park - 9 min walk
  • St. Armands Circle - 3 min drive
  • Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium - 6 min drive
  • Marina Jack - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Sarasota-Bradenton Intl. Airport (SRQ) - 14 min drive


  • Lido Beach Restaurant - 15 min walk
  • Daiquiri Deck - 3 min drive
  • Columbia Restaurant - 3 min drive
  • The Old Salty Dog - 17 min drive
  • Venezia - 3 min drive

About this property

Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach

3-star hotel by the sea
Close to Lido Beach, Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach provides a poolside bar, a terrace, and a garden. This hotel is a great place to bask in the sun with a private beach, sun loungers, and beach volleyball. In addition to dry cleaning/laundry services and a business center, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • 2 outdoor pools with sun loungers
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), meeting rooms, and a vending machine
  • ATM/banking services, luggage storage, and beach towels
  • A front-desk safe, a gift shop, and an elevator
  • Guest reviews say good things about the overall condition
Room features
All 176 rooms feature comforts such as laptop-compatible safes and air conditioning, in addition to thoughtful touches like free WiFi and room service.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with free toiletries and hair dryers
  • 37-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Heating, daily housekeeping, and phones



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Daily cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee: USD 7–20 per person
  • A poolside bar
  • A restaurant

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Beach volleyball
  • Heated pool

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Children's games
  • Children's toys
  • Laundry facilities


  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Proposal/romance packages

Business services

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms


  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden
  • On a private beach
  • On the waterfront
  • Pool loungers
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility available in select rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking


  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Blackout drapes


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV with cable/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Room service


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Free local calls
  • Heating
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone

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