Holiday Inn Sarasota-Lido Beach-@The Beach

233 Ben Franklin Drive Sarasota, FL
Our hotel's beachside location in Sarasota, Florida is perfect for business or getting away from it all. You'll definitely enjoy your stay with us. Hotel's facilities are ideal for corporate guests, as well. Free Wi-Fi access lets you check your email while enjoying the breath-taking view. It is designed as a sophisticated, yet "Florida Casual" non-smoking facility, combining a relaxed beachfront atmosphere with the amenities and services of a full service hotel. Venue features: 135 guest rooms, 4 suites, 58 king bedded rooms, 73 queen bedded rooms, Sarasota’s only rooftop restaurant, lobby lounge, outdoor beachside/poolside tikibar, fully equipped exercise room and much more. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff makes every guest feel welcome and right at home. With a total of 1,250 sq ft of meeting space, the hotel is prepared to make any event or meeting a success.
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Package Pricing
Event Spaces
Bayside Pre-Function
Kokonuts Pool Deck
Kokonuts Tiki Bar
Lido Room
Parlor 1
Parlor 2
Sand Dollar Restaurant
Sarasota Room
Recommendations
Location
Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Fitness Center
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Guest Washer/Dryer
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • In-Room Service
  • Laundry/ Dry Cleaning Service
  • Non-Smoking
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Pets Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, Dinner Club & Japan Credit Bureau.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 125
  • Nearest Airport: 1-5 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: 11-15 miles
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 8
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 1
  • Number of Suites: 4
  • OHG Classification: First Class
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Proximity of Nearest Ski Area: 1-5 miles
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 1-5 miles
  • Total Exhibit Space (Square Feet): 1,280
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 4,000
  • Total Number of Guest Rooms: 135
  • Year Built: 1976
  • Year Renovated: 2010
Osprey, FL  
Capacity: 150
$750-$5,000 per event
Historic Spanish Point’s 30-acre bay front site is a stunning, memorable, and popular venue for weddings, private events & meetings.
Sarasota, FL  
Capacity: 700
$15-$25 per person
$1,000 per event
The Devyn provides a fully customizable event and exhibition venue with the sole purpose of making your event a success. With a state of the art infrastructure, plug and play technology, and multiple options, the Devyn allows you to spend your money where it counts for your ceremony, reception, business meeting, product launch, exhibition or private event. With one stop complete packages, from dining, florals, decor and audio, the A' la Carte, choosing your dining experience is as customizable as needed for your event! The Devyn features three individual spaces or combinations to host up to 1100 guests with complimentary tables, chairs and linens provided. Our Alexandra Ballroom features a polished concrete floor, neutral walls, high ceiling, and a touch of old world exposed brick. The room can accommodate 400 people for a sit down dinner, 600 for cocktail or 350 for dinner and dancing. The Amanda room featuring hardwood floors, neutral walls, and a touch of old world brick. The room can accommodate 200 people for a sit down dinner, 300 for cocktail or 120 for dinner and dancing. The Arvon room features old world charm with wood beams, large wood bar with touches of warm tones. This room accommodates 40 people for a sit down dinner, and 65 for cocktail. The Carlisle room features exposed brick arches, working fireplaces and a covered outdoor patio. The room can accommodate 250 people for a sit down dinner, 300 for cocktail or 150 for dinner and dancing. The Courtyard features overhead lighting, lush greenery and is the perfect location for your cocktail party or wedding ceremony. The courtyard can accommodate 300 for a ceremony and 400 for cocktail.
Bradenton Beach, FL  
Capacity: 200
$350-$2,000 per event
Our waterfront venue is one of Anna Maria Island’s most appealing sites for wedding celebrations. Located at the South end of the island, Gulf Drive Café overlooks sugar-white sand, the Gulf of Mexico’s turquoise-emerald waters and multi-colored horizon during sunset. Our team of experts will work with you on creating your perfect tropical dream wedding.
Sarasota, FL  
Capacity: 100
$20 per person
$2,000 per event
The perfect Floridian venue for small to medium sized events. The Terrace accommodates groups from 20 to 120 in our upstairs space above the Surf Shack restaurant. The Surf Shack below can accommodate groups from 20 to 100. Our space features a beautiful full bar, rooftop dining with the best views of St Armand’s Circle, a Piano Bar with live entertainment and both indoor and outdoor seating. The Terrace balcony can accommodate parties of up to 50. This beautiful space is outdoor Florida at its best while our retractable roof and side panels give you comfort that regardless of the weather your special event will go on without a hitch. We have great features you would expect to make yours a perfect event: Food and drink menus for a variety of budgets Live entertainment options Private or Semi-Private event planning Functional elevator or stairs for your convenience PA System complimentary Other A/V equipment can be arranged
Venice, FL  
Capacity: 250
Jacaranda West Country Club is known for its natural beauty. The elegantly-appointed clubhouse dining rooms takes full advantage of the serene environment offering panoramic views of the pristine course surrounded by water and a fountain. You might even catch a glimpse of a Heron, Egret or Sandhill Crane. An evening sunset often provides a stunning glow to make your event even more memorable. Jacaranda West Country Club offers a perfect canvas to create an event reflecting your style and your tastes. Jacaranda West Banquet Rooms accommodate groups from 35 to 250. Please contact us about hosting your next private event.
Sarasota, FL  
Capacity: 400
Three beautiful ballrooms available for weddings, graduations, anniversaries, birthday parties, teen dance, receptions, concerts, etc. of any occasion. Each room has tables, chairs, dance floor, sound system, and tablecloths; all included. Outside food and alcohol permitted or use our own. We keep the price affordable and work with you. Price is based on number of attendees and the times of the event, from when to when, and the type of event.