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Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach

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Decatur, Illinois
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband was here on business for the first part of the week. Myself and my two little ones met him for the end of the week and weekend. We couldn't have asked for better service or people. Room was clean and had ample space. Included a small fridge. Hotel is right across the street from the beach and they...

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have dined at the Sandollar Restaurant many times over 10 years. It is a gem at the top of a Holiday Inn and has spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico. HOWEVER, recently they changed their menu to eliminate burgers from the menu. Now to have a burger, you have to go to the second floor lobby restaurant. My...

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Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a IHG member, this is the best option in the Tampa/Sarasota region. We were treated very well by this hotel even though this stay was on points. Our basic room was upgraded to a beach view upon check in. The Gulf sunset view is just incredible and worth the splurge. We also appreciated the little touches -...

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Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot disagree with other reviewers that this Hotel is in a great location to the beautiful white beach, just across the street and, a couple of minutes walk to St. Armand's Circle. The sunsets are spectacular if your room faces the front i.e. ocean, you will be dazzled by them. In order to get this view you do indeed have...

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

Thank you for your feedback - there is always room for improvement and we want to ensure that all guests enjoy our offierings. We are always willing to respond to your special requests.

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stayed one night before moving on to our final destination, but the stay was much better than expected. The view of the beach was awesome and the staff made our stay a real treat. Couldn't have asked for more.

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

Wonderful! Thank you for stopping by.

The Villages, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here many times and are never disappointed. They upgraded our room this last time and sent us Champagne and chocolate covered Strawberries acknowledging our anniversary! Shopping and restaurants are within walking distance. Perfect beach view and access right across the street. Sunsets are always breathtaking.

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

You are so very welcome! Thank you for choosing us to celebrate your anniversary. We look forward to seeing you again!

Minot, Maine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Because of my status with IHG we were upgraded to a ocean view, I highly recommend booking this type room. We were on the 5th floor, room was modern clean very comfortable with a balcony. That all was just great but the real treasure was the view....Just stunning! Overlooked the entire beachday after day of gorgeous ocean views a only...

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

Wonderful! We are working hard to make the most of our new hotel!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived we were upgraded to the gulf side and what a view!!! If you like to walk the huge beach is right across the road Great swimming pool and the Best Restaurant ever!! Everyone here is considerate and friendly Love this hotel

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

Yeah! You made our day! Thank you for such great compliments of our team and location. We look forward to seeing you again.

Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an older hotel which is fairly well maintained but is showing its age. Nice view of the beach across the street. Buffet breakfast wasn't very good. Convenient walking distance to St Armands circle.

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

We are a landmark destination for Lido Key and Sarasota. This is a very special spot, and we are so proud to be a part of Lido Key and Sarasota for this long. Very sorry you did not enjoy breakfast, our team works hard to make our rooftop restaurant a special experience. We do hope you try us again.

Swayfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

What a one in a million place to stay. Staff excellent, even changed our rooms to the Gulf view for us. Kara Kelsey made us some brilliant seashell Christmas ornaments from just a comment we made as we checked in. Rooms spotless, nothing to much trouble for them. Drinks a little on the expensive side but we are on holiday...

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

Yeah! Kara and her crafts! We look forward to seeing you again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: £186 - £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
Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach Florida
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Sarasota
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“Upgrade to beach views!”
  • Best view from the Gulf
  • Dated but comfortable rooms
 of 5 bubbles Traminer, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room facing the beach”
 of 5 bubbles TheBuffer007, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The beach views are the best!”
 of 5 bubbles CGull2, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“High floor Gulf view”
 of 5 bubbles hazelbeinder2015, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you are going to stay at the beach, spring for a beach front room.”
 of 5 bubbles 862suzannem, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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