Beach/ Resort Accommodations


Please note: these hotels will not include transportation to and from the venue.

Holiday Inn, Lido Beach     13 miles from race course

233 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL  34236

$169/night for Double Queen Room overlooking courtyard

$199/night for Double Queen Room with Gulf water view

Available only on 10/23, 10/24, 10/25

Lido beach-Hotel and Beach Shot

Situated on a barrier island, off the coast of Sarasota, The Holiday Inn Lido Beach is just steps from the powder white sands of Lido Beach.  Featuring a sophisticated, yet “Florida Casual” decor, the Hotel combines a relaxed beachfront resort atmosphere and is conveniently located just two blocks from the world famous St. Armand’s Circle featuring over 140 upscale restaurants, shops and galleries.

Lido-King - gulf view room


Lido Beach Resort     13.5 miles from race course

700 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL  34236

$169/night deluxe kitchenette with (2) double beds

$249/night suite



Helmsley Sandcastle     14 miles from race course

1540 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota, FL  34236

$119/night for (2) Double beds

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The Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel is located on 600 feet of private beach, directly on the Gulf of Mexico, in Sarasota Florida.  This first class level, full-service resort offers superb service and amenities. Free Wi-Fi throughout the property, free parking and beach lounges.  Featuring two restaurants, sidewalk café, pool bar and a lounge with live entertainment. Offers two heated pools and full service beach recreation including sailing, aqua-cycles, kayaks, volleyball…and much more. The famous St. Armands Circle is just a mile away with over 150 shops and restaurants.