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Jupiter
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We picked this hotel because it was close to the beach and St Armands area. Also because they are pet friendly. Hotel was very clean and updated. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. They provide a small dog walk area with waste bags behind the hotel. I booked room through TripAdvisor and thought this was my only fee. Upon...

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

Thank you for your feedback. As a beach destination hotel, we differ in our offerings from many Holiday Inns. Our Resort Fee assists with parking, pool and beach towels, bottled water daily in your guest room, etc. We are working hard to ensure that the fee is known to all guests prior to their arrival at the hotel.

Cockeysville
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place could be a real destination, instead it is a below average Holiday Inn at a premium price. It has an amazing view and location. Housekeeping is very nice. As stated, bathroom needs update. There is one gentleman during the day at the front desk who is great. The evening front desk staff were not helpful at all. I...

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

We regret that the actions of one associate so negatively impacted your stay. As you see from other comments, we have a kind and friendly team here. Our apologies.

Falmouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very basic room with 2 doubles.Bathroom-needs updating badly! Didn't,feel clean, found a few long hairs on comforter & in bathroom. Was told by the day clerk it had a "City view"which turned out be the parking lot& noisy All night long

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

Oh goodness, that is dissapointing to learn. We have very high standards for cleanliness, and usally do much better than this. We hope the rest of your stay was enjoyable.

Green, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Like others have said, you are paying for location. hotel is right across the street from beach. you can sit on the balcony and watch the sunset and it is a short walk to the circle with lots of eating and shopping options which is nice because hard to find a parking spot in circle area so nice you can...

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

Dreadful! We can and must do better! I will share with our F&B team as well - We apprectiate how graciously you handled the situation, and know that we can correct this.

Centerville, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

As other reviewers have mentioned, this is a Holiday Inn. It's nothing special, although the renovations are nice and colors compliment the beach theme well. The carpet DOES have a chemical smell that is hard to miss. But that VIEW!!!! When I first saw the price of one nights stay here for a Gulf view in March I thought, this...

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

What a fun review! Thank you for your compliments of our great team and wonderful location.

NJ, USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a typical Holiday Inn, it's not the Ritz but it is clean and serviceable. Can't beat the location right across from beautiful Lido beach and only a few blocks from St Armand and kayak/paddle board rentals. The good: prime location, friendly staff, they provide 2 bottles of water and a small sunscreen daily, restaurant on top floor has...

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

Thank you for your feedback. We are working to improve all of our offerings, including in room safes in all guest rooms. This should be completed by the time we see you again!

Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is at a Great Location and Ammenities and good except the INTERNET. I was shifted three rooms in three days; just to have a proper internet coverage. The restaurant and bar is great. The experience of having dinner / drink @ fire place outside will always be memorable

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

We hope you have visited us, and perhaps we have been confused with another great Holiday Inn property. This hotel has a 7th floor restaurant overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Due to that location, we assure you that there is no fireplace outside. In any event - we would love to see you.

Plymouth, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family trip to Lido Beach- stayed in a suite on the 7th floor (facing St. Armand's Circle). Large rooms, nice view, clean. Every staff member we encountered was helpful, friendly, and always smiling. Would highly recommend this hotel. Walking distance to St. Armand's Circle- fantastic location. Beautiful beach.

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

We have such a happy team! So pleased to know you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again.

Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Holiday Inn has been recently renovated and offered everything we wanted! Lido Beach is directly across a small road, beautiful and accessible, with fine white sand. The hotel provides beach towels near the pool, along with fruit-infused ice water daily. St. Armand's Circle is a short walk away, so the location is perfect. WiFi in the room worked best...

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

Great! We can't wait to welcome you back to the Holiday Inn on Lido Beach.

Quincy, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we stayed at the Holiday Inn at Lido Beach Fla. late Feb.,March weather was just great every day Hotel was very nice ( a bit pricey) , but the location was th reason for the high price just across the steeet fome the beach and what a beach . Soft sand and not hot at all. We might stay here...

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

Wonderful! and we thank you. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • 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
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Price Range: ₹ 15,957 - ₹ 28,448 (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
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
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“Ask for an ocean front room that has been updated! The higher up the better.”
 of 5 bubbles MarilynV_11, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“corners room are about half the size of the regular rooms but quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles redhead123456, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Definitely get a Gulf view, it's worth the extra dollars!!”
 of 5 bubbles JennB883, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for a gulf view room, it's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles cmi113, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Find a room near the Internet router if you are particular of having WiFi coverage”
 of 5 bubbles ShahShahi, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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