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"For the price, good place to stay if you're looking for the basics. Dated rooms and furnishings as well as thin walls were you hear everything your fe ... " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 11 Dec 2019

Hotel Description

3-star condo near Lido Beach

Oceanside stay

Within a 10-minute walk of the condo, you'll find Lido Beach and St. Armands Circle. Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium and Marina Jack are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Property Amenities

This condo doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. A garden, a picnic area, and express check-in are also on offer.

Free WiFi, microwaves

Featuring conveniences like microwaves and coffee/tea makers, the 16 condos also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include ceiling fans, hair dryers, and ironing boards.

The Petite Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$97* Per night/room Sep 27 - Sep 28

One-Bedroom Condo

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Cottage

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Two-Bedroom Condo

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Cottage, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Lido Islander Inn ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Lido Islander Inn

Everyone (11) Couples (1) Family (2)
3 out of 5
For the price, good place to stay if you're looking for the basics. Dated rooms and furnishings as well as thin walls were you hear everything your fellow tenants are doing. Location to beach and tourist related activities is ideal which makes up for the rooms. Overall, a good stay for what you pay..

Posted by , from USA on Dec 11, 2019

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5 out of 5
The perfect example of BEST customer service ever! We made the reservation for the following day by mistake and they managed to switch us to a studio without charging any fee! We drove 3 hours to get there so I can honestly say that they saved our lives! We were pleasantly surprised by the location, just one block away from the beach. The terrace and garden was BEAUTIFUL, full of butterflies and flowers. The kitchen, bathroom, bed and sofa bed were 5 stars. I would definitely recommend this hotel if you want a pleasant and relaxed stay at Lido Key. Also, they offer bicycles, beach chairs, beach towels, sunscreen and after sun lotion free of charge! Thank you so much for making my birthday celebration the best one! I will come back!

Posted by on Jun 8, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 19, 2019 by Tricia

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to help you have a great birthday!

4 out of 5
Travelocity website misrepresented the location of the property. The lido islander main property is at 528 Polk. It’s closer to the beach (about a block) and st Armand’s circle and is what was stated on the site. We’ve stayed here 5 yrs ago. room booked said 528 Polk but was actually 170 Kennedy the sister property. When we called Travelocity to discuss this with them they did nothing but give us the runaround and blame the lido island. The only option they kept giving this place to cancel and rebook however this would’ve affected our flight options that we purchased separately. In the end we called the property owner and arranged for the room that we actually thought we selected at the main property. Although it cost us $400 more! It gave us the space that we needed. We had actually stayed in this same room five years ago. While the outside of the Lido islander has been updated and maintained the room was not. Chipped paint, mold on the ceilings in the bathroom and living room. Rust in the bathroom tub, Bad lighting-bedroom light didn’t work and we could hardly see. Overall the room (1 bdrm suite) inot maintained well at all.The location as far as Lido Beach and St Armand Circle cannot be beat on that alone. They even offer you free use of bicycles and beach chairs etc. but they also show wear. The bicycle chain was practically off the bike. We spoke with the property manager Again who clearly stated that she’s never heard this before which is highly unlikely.

Posted by , from Ny, ny on Mar 3, 2019

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2 out of 5
I would rather not talk about my experience. The place was run down. Absentee owners or managers who ever they are.

Posted by , from Ft. Myers Florida on Aug 29, 2018

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4 out of 5

Nice location

The TV did not work for first night but property manager worked the problem. The place is small as advertise but nice, the islander was walking distance to both shops and beach. You can also drive with no problems. Great time

Posted by , from VA on Jun 23, 2018

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1 out of 5

Dissatisfied and over charged

Room was dirty there was no staff there outside was dirty no coffee in the room no ice uncomfortable bed and comfortable pillows very dissatisfied And was charged a second time for $29.78 not satisfied !!!!!

Posted by , from lido beach florida on Nov 1, 2017

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5 out of 5

Perfect getaway

Pros: Safe neighborhood, clean, close to beach
Cons: Replacing towels
Location: Siesta Key, St. Armands circle
My boyfriend and I stayed at the Lido islander inn for four nights and it was absolutely perfect. It was clean and in a very safe upscale neighborhood. It's not an all inclusive resort but that's not what we were looking for. It is a two minute walk to the beach and St. Armands circle which was perfect for shopping and it was only a 15 minute drive to Siesta Key beach which was absolutely gorgeous. We are coming again in November!!

Posted by on May 16, 2017

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1 out of 5

MANAGER would not fix my AC and I froze

Pros: LIDO Beach Location
Cons: Customer Service, Manager that listens to customers that are not comfortable
Stayed 2 nights, after first night, told manager I froze from 2am to 8am, b/c AC would not go off. He did nothing about it and the 2nd night, same thing. This motel makes you do everything WITHOUT checking in with a live person. I asked for a partial refund, but the Manager texted me back, but would do nothing to either resolve the problem OR make it right. I would never stay here again.

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016

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3 out of 5

Decent price, near beach.

No frills with this place, but if that's ok, then it's worth it. They don't clean your room or replace towels...but you could text them and like get them. I never saw any employee, not even for check-in. It's a self service type if place. It's literally 3 minutes walk to Lido beach. Place was clean and located in a upscale residential neighborhood. I felt save, even though my room only had a deadlock on French doors. It had what I needed. If your looking for more, look elsewhere...but if your flexible try this place.

Posted by , from North Carolina on Sep 2, 2016

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4 out of 5

Easy access to Lido Bch, restaurants and much more

Pros: It was convenient and clean
Cons: Possibly updating the furnishings.
Location: Restaurants, shopping and easy access to beach.
Our stay was great. Lido Beach is literally 1 block away and restaurants & stores(St. Armand Circle) are close by as well. Very relaxing and enjoyable time.

Posted by , from Tampa, FL on May 25, 2016

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Property Features

As a guest of Lido Islander Inn, you'll find barbecue grills, a garden, and a picnic area. WiFi is free in public spaces. Lido Islander Inn also features laundry facilities, express check-in, and express check-out. Self parking is free. You'll have access to the outdoor pool at a partner property. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Sarasota condo.

  • 16 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Towels for the beach
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Sarasota-Bradenton Intl. Airport (SRQ) (10.7 km / 6.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Lido Islander Inn offers 16 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the condo include complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Motor boating nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 3 PM. If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: Guests will be given a keypad codeIf you are planning to arrive after 4:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property offers self-service check-in. Guests should proceed to the 2nd floor to locate the Guest Information sign and mailbox containing check in instructions.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9 AM - 3 PM.
Guests arriving after hours will need to go to the following location to check in: Guests will be given a keypad code
Guests arriving after 4:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an access code.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Staffed front desk
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No elevators
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • No gap period between guest stays
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Lido Inn
  • Lido Islander
  • Lido Islander Inn
  • Lido Islander Inn Sarasota
  • Lido Islander Sarasota
  • Lido Islander Hotel Sarasota
  • Lido Islander Inn Condo
  • Lido Islander Inn Sarasota
  • Lido Islander Inn Condo Sarasota
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.