Holiday Inn Sarasota-Lido Beach at the Beach an IHG Hotel

233 Benjamin Franklin Drive
Sarasota, FL 34236, US
7.5 Rating | 3-Star Hotel |
Pet guests are welcome at pet friendly Holiday Inn Sarasota-Lido Beach at the Beach an IHG Hotel. Each room can have no more than 2 pets which can be up to 40 pounds. The pet fee is $75 per pet, per stay. Only Dogs Are Allowed.

About This Property

This Florida hotel is across the street from Lido Beach and 2 minutes' walk from Saint Armands Circle. Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a tiki bar throughout their stay. Free WiFi access and a flat-screen TV are included in all rooms at Holiday Inn Sarasota-Lido Beach at the Beach. A desk and seating area are also provided. Sand Dollar Rooftop Restaurant serves breakfast and dinner and has ocean views. Kokonuts Lounge and Tiki Bar offers casual poolside cocktails. The large outdoor pool at the Sarasota-Lido Beach Holiday Inn overlooks the ocean. There is also a modern fitness center on site. The hotel’s front desk is staffed 24 hours a day. Guests will be 2 mi from Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium and 6 mi from the John and Mable Ringling Museum. Sarasota city center is 4 mi away.

Check in / Check out

Check in time: 3:00PM
Check out time: 11:00AM

Features and Amenities

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Bar
  • Canoeing
  • Concierge services
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Convenience Store
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Daily disinfection
  • Diving
  • Doorman
  • Elevator
  • English
  • Facilities for disabled guests available
  • First aid kit available
  • Fishing
  • Fitness center
  • Food delivery
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free face masks
  • Golf Course
  • Grocery delivery
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hygiene certification
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage & lockers
  • Non-smoking property
  • On-site parking
  • Parking Available
  • Pets Allowed
  • Physical/social distancing guidelines
  • Poolside bar
  • Protective screen or physical barriers in appropriate areas
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Russian
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Snorkeling
  • Spanish
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
  • Tennis court & equipment
  • Tour services
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wind Surfing
  • outdoor pool
  • shuttle service
  • smoking allowed
  • taxi service
  • vending machine

Recent Reviews

Verified Hotel Guest Traveling as Couple October 23, 2021
Positives: Staff and location.
Negatives: Went to watch a playoff game but it the TV was all snow. Outdated, and it's funny for when they updated the shower rod for the round type, they left the old holders hanging on the wall. If they updated this hotel, it could be a 5 star. Location is great.
Karen Family with Young Children October 20, 2021
Positives: The location was amazing and close to where we wanted to be. The check in process was very simple
Negatives: The bathrooms needed work, there were cracks in the tub
Verified Hotel Guest October 18, 2021
Positives: Great food, good pricing, excellent bar and food staff
Negatives: Little expensive but location can't be beat.
Verified Hotel Guest Traveling as Couple September 28, 2021
Positives: The location
Negatives: Bay view = parking lot view. Too loud, too many kids, bathroom light was too dark, extra fee at check out
Gary Traveling as Couple September 7, 2021
Positives: location, accross the street from magnificent beach, steps to the circle. non smoking hotel
Negatives: the $25 / day charge for bottled water, towels, parking. its very run down property, they try but are over their heads. for the rate charged, we expected a clean place, its very worn out, not horrible, just it needs a good scrub.
Denise Traveling as Couple July 25, 2021
Positives: Perfect room location
Negatives: Sure wish the hotel restaurant was open !
Lev Traveling as Couple June 4, 2021
Positives: Location
Negatives: Room did not clean,, u have to asked for everything,, wify always disappears. $25 service fees per day if nothing existing should not be charged!
John Family with Young Children June 2, 2021
Positives: Location
Negatives: Very old
Verified Hotel Guest Family with Young Children May 11, 2021
Positives: location
Negatives: room was smelly, bad odor on checking in.. It took a while to get it corrected.
Verified Hotel Guest Traveling as Couple April 28, 2021
Positives: Location and extras.
Negatives: Although it is not new, it is well kept and clean and fresh.
Verified Hotel Guest March 29, 2021
Positives: This hotel stay was excellent! Large, clean room, balcony, gorgeous beach across the street, great customer service, fun, warm pool, comfy beds, great location.
Amanda March 29, 2021
Positives: The location and views are phenomenal. I was also very pleased with the level of cleanliness.
Negatives: The resort fee charge felt hidden (I'm sure it was in some fine print somewhere, but not obvious enough.) The fee seemed high for the amenities offered. No free breakfast was also a disappointment.
Verified Hotel Guest February 22, 2021
Positives: It's location
Negatives: Needs some updating
Verified Hotel Guest Family with Young Children November 29, 2020
Positives: Checkout.
Negatives: Rooms were outdated, small and elevator didn’t work.
Rositsa Traveling as Couple September 17, 2020
Positives: The location was beautiful and very convenient. Also no loud noises anywhere 🙂 very relaxing
Negatives: Nope, had a great 2 night stay with no complaints!
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