Location 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. Facilities The hotel was built in 1963. Guests can feel at home in one of the 179 rooms. Most of the storeys can be reached by lift. Amenities include a safe. Wireless internet access in public areas allows travellers to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the accommodation are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a café and a bar. Various shops are available, including a souvenir shop. There is also a garden. Additional facilities at the establishment include a playroom. Guests arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Available services and facilities include a babysitting service, room service and a laundry service. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service to explore the surrounding area. Rooms Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning and a bathroom. The standard amenities of most rooms include a balcony. Many rooms feature a sea view, which further enhances the ambience. The rooms each feature a king-size bed. Cots are available for younger travellers. There is also a safe. A fridge, a mini fridge, a microwave and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio, an alarm clock and WiFi add to the comfort of the holiday. The daily newspaper is laid out for guests in the the rooms. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer is also available. Sports/Entertainment The hotel features a pool and an outdoor pool. A terrace, sun loungers and parasols are available. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. A variety of sporting activities are available at the accommodation, for example beach volleyball, volleyball and Nordic walking, or for a fee, biking/mountain biking and golf. Many sports options are available, including water sports such as paddle boating and snorkelling. For a fee, windsurfing, canoeing and sailing can also be enjoyed. Sport and leisure facilities at the establishment include a gym and table tennis. A wellness area with a solarium is available at the hotel. Payment The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: American Express, VISA, Diners Club and MasterCard.