Lido Beach Resort

Lido Beach Resort
700 Ben Franklin Drive
Sarasota, FL US

Rating: MOBIL RATING3 STARS
SARASOTAS NEWEST BEACHFRONT RESORT AND MEETING FACILITY FEATURES SPACIOUS ONE AND TWO BEDROOM SUITES KITCHENETTES AND DELUXE GUEST ROOMS. LOCATED ON FIVE ACRES OF BEACHFRONT PROPERTY ON LIDO KEY A BARRIER ISLAND THREE MILES OFF THE COAST OF SARASOTA A SHORT DRIVE FROM THE SARASOTA-BRADENTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OVER THE NEW JOHN RINGLING CAUSEWAY. ACCOMMODATIONS INCLUDE 222 ONE AND TWO BEDROOM SUITES KITCHENETTES AND DELUXE GUEST ROOMS. EACH OF THE 12 ROOM STYLES HAS A TROPICAL ISLAND DECOR AND INCLUDES A REFRIGERATOR MICROWAVE COFFEEMAKER INDIVIDUAL CLIMATE CONTROL CEILING FAN COMPLIMENTARY HIGH-SPEED INTERNET ACCESS DIRECT DIAL DATA PORT PHONE WITH VOICEMAIL 25 INCH CABLE TV WITH IN-ROOM ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM IN-ROOM SAFE TWO CLOSETS AND ELECTRONIC KEYLESS ENTRY. GUESTS WILL ENJOY TWO FULL SERVICE RESTAURANTS- CHRISTOPHERS TROPICAL FINE DINING AND CAFE LIDO FOR BREAKFAST LUNCH OR DINNER. THERE IS NO BETTER WAY TO END YOUR DAY THAN WATCHING A SOUTH FLORIDA SUNSET FROM THE BEACHSIDE TIKI BAR OR ENJOYING NIGHTLY ENTERTAINMENT AT CHRISTOPHERS LOUNGE. COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE SERVICE IS AVAILABLE TO THE RENOWNED SHOPPING CAFES AND NIGHTLIFE OF ST. ARMANDS CIRCLE. RELAX AND ENJOY TWO BEACHSIDE HEATED POOLS THREE JACUZZIS 900 SQ. FT. FITNESS CENTER KOI POND WITH WATERFALLS AND GAZEBOS BEACH VOLLEYBALL AND BEACH CABANAS. THE 3000 SQ. FT. ROYAL PALM BALLROOM IS AT THE CENTER OF THE RESORTS FLEXIBLE FUNCTION SPACE. THIS MEETING/ BANQUET SPACE HAS A WEST INDIES FLAIR AND CAN BE DIVIDED INTO THREE OR FIVE SECTIONS FOR BREAKOUTS. A MORE CASUAL ATMOSPHERE WITH SPECTACULAR VIEWS OF LIDO BEACH AND BREATHTAKING FLORIDA SUNSETS CAN BE FOUND IN THE 1750 SQ. FT. SUNSET TERRACE. THREE OTHER BREAKOUT ROOMS SUPPLEMENT THE TOTAL FUNCTION SPACE OF 6000 SQ. FT. ALL MEETING SPACE IS EQUIPPED WITH HIGH-SPEED INTERNET CONNECTIONS VARIABLE LIGHTING SYSTEMS BUILT-IN AUDIO COMPONENTS INDIVIDUAL CLIMATE CONTROLS AND EXTENSIVE A/V EQUIPMENT IS AVAILABLE. A FULL SERVICE CATERING STAFF AND AWARD-WINNING EXECUTIVE CHEF COMPLIMENT EVERY FUNCTION. LIDO KEY IS CENTRALLY LOCATED ONE HOUR SOUTH OF TAMPA AND ONE HOUR NORTH OF FT. MYERS.

Room Information

A2D
DELUXE GUEST ROOM FEATURING 2 DOUBLE BEDS SMALL REFRIGERATOR MICROWAVE AND COFFEE MAKER SMALL SITTING AREA 2 CLOSETS. BATHROOM HAS TUB/SHOWER COMBINATION. OUTSIDE ENTRANCE ROOM LOCATED IN 4 STORY MAIN BUILDING.
A1K
DELUXE GUEST ROOM FEATURING 1 KING BED REFRIGERATOR MICROWAVE AND COFFEE MAKER SMALL SITTING AREA 2 CLOSETS. BATHROOM HAS TUB/SHOWER COMBINATION. OUTSIDE ENTRANCE ROOM LOCATED IN 4 STORY MAIN BUILDING. PLEASE NOTE- ALL OF THE ROOMS OF THIS TYPE ARE LOCATED ON THE GROUND FLOOR.
F2D
DELUXE KITCHENETTE FEATURING 2 DOUBLE BEDS. KITCHENETTE INCLUDES FULL SIZED REFRIGERATOR 2 BURNER STOVETOP DISHWASHER ALL COOKING AND SERVING WARE AND 4 CHAIR DINETTE. 2 CLOSETS SMALL SITTING AREA. BATHROOM IS EQUIPPED WITH COMBINATION TUB AND SHOWER. ROOMS ARE OUTSIDE ENTRANCE LOCATED IN THE 4 STORY MAIN BUILDING.
F1K
DELUXE KITCHENETTE FEATURING 2 DOUBLE BEDS. KITCHENETTE INCLUDES FULL SIZED REFRIGERATOR 2 BURNER STOVETOP DISHWASHER ALL COOKING AND SERVING WARE AND 4 CHAIR DINETTE. 2 CLOSETS SMALL SITTING AREA. BATHROOM IS EQUIPPED WITH COMBINATION TUB AND SHOWER. ROOMS ARE OUTSIDE ENTRANCE LOCATED IN THE 4 STORY MAIN BUILDING.
BCF
BEACH FRONT ROOM WITH 2 DOUBLE BEDS. ROOM FEATURES SMALL REFRIGERATOR MICROWAVE AND COFFEE MAKER BALCONY OR POOLSIDE PATIO. BATHROOM HAS TUB AND SHOWER COMBINATION. ROOM IS LOCATED IN THE 4 STORY MAIN BUILDING AND IS AN OUTSIDE ENTRANCE ROOM.
AVD
BEACH FRONT KITCHENETTE FEATURES 2 DOUBLE BEDS BALCONY OR POOLSIDE PATIO LAZYBOY RECLINER. KITCHENETTE FEATURES FULL SIZED REFRIGERATOR 2 BURNER STOVE TOP DISHWASHER ALL COOKING AND SERVING WARE AND 2 CHAIR DINETTE. LOCATED IN 4 STORY MAIN BUILDING. THIS ROOM TYPE IS OUTSIDE ENTRANCE.
AVK
BEACH FRONT KITCHENETTE FEATURING 1 KING BED BALCONY OR POOLSIDE PATIO 2 LAZYBOY RECLINERS. KITCHENETTE FEATURES FULL SIZED REFRIGERATOR 2 BURNER STOVE TOP DISHWASHER ALL COOKING AND SERVING WARE BREAKFAST BAR AND 2 CHAIR DINETTE. LOCATED IN 4 STORY MAIN BUILDING. THIS ROOM TYPE IS OUTSIDE ENTRANCE.
AS1
BEACH FRONT SUITE WITH SEPARATE BEDROOM WITH KING BED EASY CHAIR 2 CLOSETS AND 25 INCH TV. THE ENSUITE BATHROOM IS EQUIPPED WITH A STALL SHOWER. THE SECOND BATHROOM HAS AN OVERSIZED ROMAN TUB AND DOUBLE SINK VANITY. THE LIVING ROOM FEATURES A 32 INCH TELEVISION 2 LAZYBOY RECLINERS FULL SIZE SLEEPER SOFA WRITING DESK 4 CHAIR DINETTE AND A FULL KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST BAR. A PRIVATE BALCONY WITH A FANTASTIC VIEW OF THE GULF OF MEXICO COMPLETES THIS BEAUTIFUL SUITE. THIS SUITE IS LOCATED IN THE 14 STORY SOUTH TOWER AND IS AN INSIDE ENTRANCE ROOM.
AJS
BEACH FRONT STUDIO STYLE SUITE FEATURING 2 QUEEN SIZED BEDS A LAZYBOY RECLINER DESK WITH TILT/SWIVEL CHAIR 27 INCH TV A FULL KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST BAR AND 4 CHAIR DINETTE. THE BATHROOM FEATURES A SEPARATE TUB AND STALL SHOWER AND AN OVERSIZED VANITY WITH TWIN SINKS. A SPACIOUS PRIVATE BALCONY DIRECTLY FACING THE GULF OF MEXICO COMPLETES THIS WONDERFUL ACCOMMODATION. LOCATED IN LUXURY 14 STORY SOUTH TOWER AND IS AN INSIDE ENTRANCE ROOM.
JSK
BEACH FRONT STUDIO STYLE SUITE FEATURING KING SIZE BED AND FULL SIZED SLEEPER SOFA A LAZYBOY RECLINER DESK WITH TILT/SWIVEL CHAIR 27 INCH TV A FULL KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST BAR AND 3 CHAIR DINETTE. THE BATHROOM FEATURES A SEPARATE TUB AND STALL SHOWER AND AN OVERSIZED VANITY. A SPACIOUS PRIVATE BALCONY DIRECTLY FACING THE GULF OF MEXICO COMPLETES THIS WONDERFUL ACCOMMODATION. LOCATED IN LUXURY 14 STORY SOUTH TOWER AND IS AN INSIDE ENTRANCE ROOM.
GFV
GULF VIEW SUITE WITH SEPARATE BEDROOM THAT FEATURES A KING SIZED BED 2 CLOSETS A WRITING DESK WITH CHAIR AND A 25 INCH TELEVISION. THE LIVING AREA CONSISTS OF A FULL KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST BAR A 4 CHAIR DINETTE 2 LAZYBOY RECLINERS A FULL SIZED SLEEPER SOFA AND A 27 INCH TELEVISION. THE BATHROOM HAS BOTH A STALL SHOWER AND A SEPARATE BATHTUB. THIS ROOM IS LOCATED PRIMARILY ON THE UPPER FLOORS OF THE 14 STORY SOUTH TOWER OFFERING PANORAMIC VIEWS FROM ITS OVERSIZED BALCONY. THIS IS AN INSIDE ENTRANCE ROOM.

Directions

FROM SARASOTA BRADENTON INTL AIRPORT: SW
GO LEFT OUT OF AIRPORT ON UNIVERSITY PARKWAY TO US-41. LEFT ON US-41 TO GULFSTREAM AVE. RIGHT ON GULFSTREAM. GO OVER THE RINGLING BRIDGE INTO ST. ARMANDS CIRCLE. GO 1/2 WAY AROUND THE CIRCLE EXITING AT THE SIGN MARKED LIDO BEACH. AS YOU APPROACH THE BEACH BEAR TO THE LEFT. HOTEL IS ON RIGHT JUST PAST THE LIDO PUBLIC BEACH.
FROM HWY/INTERSTATE
TAKE I-75 NORTH OR SOUTH TO TAKE EXIT 210 FRUITVILLE ROAD. FOLLOW FRUITVILLE ROAD WEST UNTIL IT ENDS AT US-41 -TAMIAMI TRAIL-. AT THIS TRAFFIC LIGHT TAKE A LEFT. AT NEXT TRAFFIC LIGHT TAKE A RIGHT ONTO GULF STREAM AVENUE. FOLLOW GULF STREAM AVENUE OVER RINGLING BRIDGE TO ST. ARMANDS CIRCLE. GO 1/2 WAY AROUND CIRCLE EXITING AT THE SIGN FOR LIDO BEACH. ROAD BENDS ALONG THE BEACH TO THE LEFT. HOTEL IS ON RIGHT JUST BEYOND THE LIDO PUBLIC BEACH.
FROM SOUTH AND/OR NORTH
FROM US-41 -TAMIAMI TRAIL- FROM WITHIN SARASOTA CITY LIMITS FOLLOW US-41 -TAMIAMI TRAIL- WITH STREET NUMBERS GOING IN DESCENDING ORDER -THE ROAD THAT LEADS FROM US-41 TO HOTEL IS DIRECTLY ACROSS FROM POINT WHERE NUMBERS GO EITHER NORTH OR SOUTH-. TAKE GULF STREAM AVENUE OVER RINGLING BRIDGE TO ST. ARMANDS CIRCLE. GO 1/2 WAY AROUND CIRCLE EXITING AT THE SIGN FOR LIDO BEACH. ROAD BENDS ALONG THE BEACH TO THE LEFT. HOTEL IS ON RIGHT JUST BEYOND THE LIDO PUBLIC BEACH.
FROM EAST AND/OR WEST
FROM FLORIDA POINTS EAST. FOLLOW ROADS WEST TO I-75. TAKE EXIT 210 FRUITVILLE ROAD. FOLLOW FRUITVILLE ROAD WEST UNTIL IT ENDS AT US-41 -TAMIAMI TRAIL-. AT THIS TRAFFIC LIGHT TAKE A LEFT. AT NEXT TRAFFIC LIGHT TAKE A RIGHT ONTO GULF STREAM AVENUE. FOLLOW GULF STREAM AVENUE OVER RINGLING BRIDGE TO ST. ARMANDS CIRCLE. GO 1/2 WAY AROUND CIRCLE EXITING AT THE SIGN FOR LIDO BEACH. ROAD BENDS ALONG THE BEACH TO THE LEFT. HOTEL IS ON RIGHT JUST BEYOND THE LIDO PUBLIC BEACH.

Restaurants

CHRISTOPHERS TROPICAL FINE DINING
8.30AM-11.30AM -BREAKFAST BUFFET- 5PM-10PM FOR DINNER RESORT CASUAL NO JEANS OR T-SHIRTS PLEASE CONSTANTLY EVOLVING MENU UTILIZING THE FINEST AVAILABLE INGREDIENTS. MENU ITEMS CHANGE OFTEN BUT INCLUDE CHATEAUBRIAND FOR TWO IMPORTED DOVER SOLE RACK OF NEW ZEALAND LAMB COLORADO VEAL CHOP AND MANY OTHER WONDERFUL CHOICES. LOCATED ON THE 8TH FLOOR OF THE SOUTH TOWER CHRISTOPHERS AFFORDS SOME OF THE BEST VIEWS OF DOWNTOWN SARASOTA BIRD KEY AND SARASOTA BAY. PLAN YOUR EXPERIENCE AROUND SUNSET FOR A TRULY UNFORGETTABLE EVENING. OUR AWARD WINNING CULINARY TEAM PRIDES ITSELF ON CREATING THE FINEST PRESENTATIONS IN THE AREA.
CAFE LIDO
6.30AM-10PM CASUAL FULL SERVICE RESTAURANT SERVING BREAKFAST LUNCH AND DINNER. BREAKFAST FEATURES ALL OF YOUR OLD FAVORITES AS WELL AS A COUPLE OF ITEMS FOR THE ADVENTUROUS. OUR LUNCH MENU FEATURES GREAT SALADS SANDWICHES SOUPS AND ENTREES. DINNER MENU FEATURES A WIDE VARIETY OF SEAFOOD SPECIALTIES AS WELL AS GREAT STEAKS AND POULTRY. LOCATED OFF THE LOBBY OF THE HOTEL CAFE LIDO IS A HIT WITH HOTEL GUESTS AND LOCALS ALIKE. BE SURE TO ENJOY OUR AL FRESCO DINING PATIO JUST OFF THE CAFE. OUR FRIENDLY STAFF AWAITS YOUR ARRIVAL.
TIKI BAR
NOON-8PM CASUAL MENU INCLUDES SIGNATURE SANDWICHES SALADS WRAPS SOUPS AND ENTREES. THE ONLY BEACHSIDE TIKI BAR ON LIDO BEACH LOCATED BETWEEN OUR TWO SWIMMING POOLS SERVES THE BEST SELECTION OF FROZEN CONCOCTIONS IN THE AREA. TROPICAL MUSIC AND LIBATIONS MELT AWAY ALL YOUR WORRIES. FOR SPORTS FANS THERE ARE 4 TYS TUNED INTO THE ALL THE BIGGEST GAMES.
CHRISTOPHERS LOUNGE
5PM-12.30PM RESORT CASUAL NO JEANS OR T-SHIRTS PLEASE. TROPICALLY INSPIRED APPETIZERS AND ENTREES FANTASTIC VIEW OF OUR FABULOUS SUNSETS. CHRISTOPHERS LOUNGE FEATURES LIVE ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY AS WELL AS A COLLECTION OF THE FINEST SPIRITS ON THE SUNCOAST.

Area Attractions

DOWNTOWN SARASOTA
3 MILES E
SARASOTA-BRADENTON CONV CTR
8 MILES NE
SARASOTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
5 MILES E
NEW COLLEGE
7 MILES N
LIDO BEACH
ON SITE
ST. ARMANDS CIRCLE
1/2 MILE NE
RINGLING MUSEUM OF ART
7 MILES N
MARIE SELBY BOTANICAL GDNS
5 MILES E
MOTE AQUARIUM
2.5 MILES N
G WIZ SCIENCE MUSEUM
4 MILES NE
HISTORIC SPANISH POINT
15 MILES S
VAN WEZEL PERFORMING HALL
4.5 MILE NE
ASOLO THEATRE
7 MILES N
SARASOTA OPERA
4 MILES E
SARASOTA BALLET
7 MILES N
WESTFIELD PLAZA
7 MILES SE
WESTFIELD SHOPPING TOWN
12 MILES SE
PRIME OUTLETS ELLENTON
25 MILES N
BOBBY JONES GOLF COMPLEX
5 MILES E
TROPICANA HQ
17 MILES NE

Recreation

ON SITE RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
WHIRLPOOL/JACUZZI FITNESS CENTER TREADMILL STAIRMASTER BICYCLE OUTDOOR POOL HEATED POOL

Meeting Facilities

ON SITE MEETING FACILITIES
10 MEETING ROOMS TOTAL CAPACITY OF SMALLEST ROOM - 14 TOTAL CAPACITY OF LARGEST ROOM - 350

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    Amenities

  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beach
  • Business Center
  • Coffee Maker in Room
  • Handicapped Rooms/Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Free Local Telephone Calls
  • Hairdryers Available
  • Modem Lines in Room
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
  • Pool
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Fitness Center or Spa
  • Television with Cable
  • Laundry/Valet Services
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