This family-friendly beach resort features 2 pools, water sports, sailing, and a private beach. Dining choices include the Coffee shop for breakfast and lunch, and the Candlelight Restaurant for dinners. The pool bar is also available for light menu items. The hotel was renovated in 2010 and has a total of 179 pleasantly furnished rooms. The Gulf View and Standard rooms (with north side views) all come with a fridge, coffee maker, hairdryer and an ironing set. There is also free daily newspaper delivery. Parking, WiFi, and beach chairs are complimentary. The recreation department offers umbrellas, bicycles, and non-motorized water sports for a fee.
Facing the Gulf of Mexico on Lido Beach, this casual Sarasota resort features 600 feet of private white sandy beach, while the upscale shops and restaurants of St. Armand's Circle are also within easy walking distance.
Each of the rooms offers views of the north side or the Gulf of Mexico. All rooms include complimentary wireless internet access, phones with voice mail and complimentary newspapers, complimentary HBO channels, mini fridges and safes are additional conveniences. The en suite bathrooms offer shower/tub combinations or showers only, makeup/shaving mirrors and hairdryers. A sitting area with two upholstered chairs is included. A radio, tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing set round off the amenities in each room.
Kayaks, personal watercrafts, small sailboats and bicycles are available for rent. Guests at the hotel also have complimentary use of the volleyball and shuffleboard courts and 2 outdoor pools. The hotel also features a poolside snack bar, sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols (both for a fee), and guests can work out in the hotel gym. For additional fees, guests can go sailing, canoeing or biking.
American fare is served in a coffee shop, dinner restaurant, and a sidewalk café. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres are served nightly at the pool bar.
The hotel accepts American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA as methods of payment.
The hotel has seven buildings, one with four stories, all with exterior-corridor access. The single and two-story buildings do not have lift access.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board