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233 Ben Franklin Drive
Sarasota, FL 34236
Nightly Rates: ($169.00 - $304.99)
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Description:

Our hotel's beachside location in Sarasota, Florida is perfect for business or getting away from it all. You'll definitely enjoy your stay with us. The Holiday Inn Sarasota - Lido Beach hotel's location is just across the street from the white sands of Lido Key beach. If you're searching for paradise on Earth, you just found it. Overlooking the Gulf, this Sarasota hotel is just moments from fantastic shopping at St. Armand's Circle, fun and adventure in South Lido Park and the natural wonders of the Mote Marine Lab & Aquarium. You can view exquisite works of art at the Ringling Museum or spend a day on Lido Key Beach - one of the best in Florida! Our hotel's facilities are ideal for corporate guests, as well. With a total of 1,250 sq ft of meeting space, the hotel is prepared to make any event or meeting a success. Free Wi-Fi access lets you check your email while enjoying the breath-taking view. Here for meetings in Sarasota, FL? Our hotel guests have easy access to the city. Incredible services and amenities make your stay more memorable.

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  11:00 AM

Native currency:  American Dollars
Number of floors:  7
Number of rooms:  135
Number of suites:  4
Time zone:  GMT


Sand Dollar Dining Room: Sarasotas only roof top gulf view dining room. Serving breakfast and dinner daily. This recently renovated space offers great food with terrific views of the Gulf of Mexico
Kokonuts Lounge and Tiki Bar: Kokonuts Lounge and Tiki Bar serves great daily drink specials, as well as a happy hour from 5pm to 7pm every day. You can enjoy a cocktail in the lounge or get a margarita on the pool deck. It is the hot spot for all your sunset celebrations.


Fitness center on-site
Outdoor pool
Childrens's program - There are several near by attractions and theme parks that are great for children. From Mote Aquarium to Busch Gardens and just across the street is the sugar white sands of Lido Beach.

Room Info:

Internet access, Connecting rooms, Converters/ Voltage adaptors, Electrical adaptors available, Sofa bed
Connecting rooms, CD player, Sofa bed
2 queen balcony city view nonsmoking: TV
king business non smoking: TV
king standard non smoking: TV
king feature non smoking: TV
1 king balcony city view nonsmoking: TV
king deluxe accessible roll shower non smoking: TV
king regular non smoking: TV
king superior non smoking: TV
1 king balcony gulf view nonsmoking: TV
king deluxe mobility accessible tub non smoking: TV
standard room: TV
2 bed superior 2 person non smoking: TV
2 bed other non smoking: TV
2 queen beds gulf view nonsmoking: TV
1 king with bay view nonsmoking: TV
1 king suite gulf view whirlpool nonsmoking: TV
suite deluxe accessible tub nonsmoking: TV

Meeting Facilities:

Sarasota Room: Located on the top floor of the hotel, newly renovated 1760 square feet of banquet and event space. Views of the city of Sarasota and the Gulf of Mexico.

Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Complimentary newspaper in lobby
  • Desk with lamp
  • Free newspaper
  • High speed internet connection
  • Ironing board
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Outdoor pool
  • Public area air conditioned
  • Safe
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Valet same day dry cleaning
  • Accessible facilities
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Golf
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Late check-out available
  • Non-smoking
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Safe deposit box
  • Tennis court
  • Voice mail
  • Air conditioning individually controlled in room
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Concierge desk
  • Dry cleaning
  • Grocery shopping service available
  • Ice machine
  • Lounges/bars
  • On-Site parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Satellite television
  • Transportation services - local area
  • Wireless internet connection
  • Bathtub
  • Color television
  • Cribs
  • Florist
  • Hairdryer
  • Interior corridors
  • Meeting rooms
  • Onsite laundry
  • Private bathroom
  • Room service
  • Separate closet
  • Travel agency
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas

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Sarasota Bradenton Convention Center


Sarasota-Bradenton Int'l Airport

Tampa International Airport

Golf Courses In AreaServeral Golf Courses in the Local Area.

Mote Marine AquariumAquarium and Marine Research Center - Family Friendly

St. Armands CircleSt. Armands Circle features over 114 different shops, restaurants and galleries and is walking distance from the hotel.

Ringling Museum of ArtIn 1911, John Ringling and his wife, Mable purchased 20 acres of waterfront property in Sarasota, Florida. Today, that investment welcomes visitors from around the globe with fine art, historic mansion, two circus museums and a jewel-box theater.

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