Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel

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1540 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, Florida 34236
(941) 388-2181
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Helmsley Sandcastle
Helmsley Sandcastle
Helmsley Sandcastle
stayed may 6 thru 10 2009 2 adults

A traveler

Travelocity.com

great location, right on gorgeous beach. powder like white sand, clear water 80degrees. room was very clean, bed comfortable except for pillows. staff pleasant. restaurant is good, you can dine in or out but loc is close to st armands cir where ...Read more
Great Place

A traveler

Travelocity.com

This hotel was great. We were there over Easter and they had the Easter Bunny and an Easter Egg hunt for the kids. It was a pleasant surprise! The hotel was right on the beach and the pool was very clean and much warmer than the Gulf water. We ...Read more
Great place to chill...or rather warm-up!

A traveler

Travelocity.com

I was pleasantly surprised to find that although the Sandcastle has some years on it, it was by far the cleanest hotel I've ever stayed at, including 5* hotels in major cities. I had a pool side room which I thought would be a nightmare (noise, ...Read more


Perfect spot for sun and relaxation

A traveler

Travelocity.com

The Sandcastle is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy this beautiful area. The staff is friendly and helpful and the rooms are spacious and clean. The pool area has access to a beautiful beach. Walking paths along the roadway. Great shopping ...Read more
Good trip

A traveler

Travelocity.com

The location of the hotel, the staff, the cleanliness, the convenience was great. We had no problems with any of that. Good place to take smaller kids because the beach is so close, the pool is always warm and close to St. Armands. The hotel is a ...Read more
Will definitely come back

A traveler

Travelocity.com

It was one of the best places I have ever stayed. I must admit I was skeptical at first when we arrived. Once we were checked in to our poolside room it was clean and nice. But after sitting on the beach we knew we wanted to upgrade to a gulf ...Read more
It rarely gets better than this!

A traveler

Travelocity.com

This older style complex of three story buildings is wonderfully maintained, up to date and manned by a professional staff who are genuinely friendly and very accomodating. The pool area is the hub, with outdoor bar and restaurant, just steps ...Read more
Staying with a family of 5

A traveler

Travelocity.com

We stayed here as a birthday present for my wife. I must say it will be easier for me to complain instead of praise. For the simple fact there is so little to complain about. The place is unbelievably clean and very well maintained. The Location ...Read more