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Lido Beach Resort
700 Ben Franklin Dr
Sarasota, FL 34236
(800) 441-2113

Relax and discover luxury at the Lido Beach Resort. Each one of the well-appointed guest rooms offers a private getaway, perfect for unwinding after a day on the beach.

The stylish resort rooms feature:

  • Plush bed and soft linens
  • 32” flat screen televisions
  • Double closets
  • Private balconies and patios in many rooms - with stunning views of Gulf of Mexico or Sarasota skyline
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Work desk
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Comfy recliners
  • Morning newspaper (seven days a week)

All rooms in the South Tower are suites and recently renovated.

The Lido Beach Resort’s wide variety of room types and styles ensures that every group will find a perfect accommodation for their travels. Spacious vacation condo-style suites, deluxe kitchenette rooms, and one- and two-room standard accommodations afford a distinct style and plenty of comfort.

The resort rooms range in size from 525 square feet to over 1,000 square feet. Families traveling to Sarasota can take advantage of the in-room kitchenette and two-bedroom, two-bath configurations – giving everyone their personal space. Larger groups may want to reserve a condo-style suite, featuring sleeper sofas, extra space, and private balconies.

For guests who consider pets to be a part of their family, many accommodations are pet friendly and welcome a maximum of two dogs per room.

Regardless of what guest room best suits your travels, you will be treated to unrivaled relaxation. From the resort rooms, you’ll discover pristine beaches, two climate controlled beachfront pools, three Jacuzzis, and the popular Lido Beach Grille Restaurant.


ASME Group Rate: $134.00* Single/Double - four story building, $199 - South Tower suites

All rates are quoted per room, per night and are currently subject to a 12.00% room tax. The lowered price rooms are limited, and in the older building of the resort.

The $29 resort fee has been waived for all ASME attendees.

Reservation Deadline – September 14, 2019. After this date the group rate cannot be guaranteed.

Reservations for the event can be made on the Lido Beach Resort website or by calling (800) 441-2113. Individuals who choose to call for reservations must identify themselves with ASME/BATH 2019 Symposium in order to receive contracted rates. Once the reservation is made, it cannot be changed upon check-in or at check-out times for guests who fail to identify their affiliation at the time the reservation is requested. After the cut-off date, reservations will be accepted on a space available and at the prevailing rate.

Check-in time – 4:00 pm
Check-out time – 11:00 am

Early check -in and/or late check-outs are subject to availability.

Register online for the ASME/BATH 2019 Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control.

Cancellation Policy

Guests must cancel 48 hours prior to arrival date, after which one night room and tax deposit is non-refundable.

Why should I stay at the ASME Conference headquarters hotel, the Lido Beach Resort?

By staying at the conference hotel, you reduce transportation costs as well as time associated with local travel – not to mention the convenience of being onsite! Network with your colleagues and remain in the center of the activity surrounding the conference by staying at the Lido Beach Resort. Finally, as part of the conference planning and organization, ASME enters into contractual agreements that, in part, guarantee a specified number of hotel rooms will be booked by our conference attendees.

The success of this conference, as well as your conference experience, is affected by your patronage of this room block. Because of this, as well as the benefits described above, conference organizers recommend the Lido Beach Resort.


ASME has negotiated complimentary internet in the guest and meeting rooms at the Lido Beach Resort.

Hotel Parking

Guests will incur a charge of $15 a night for parking at the resort. This fee is subject to 7% sales tax. If you do not require parking, inform staff at check-in, and the charge will be reversed.

The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle service to and from St. Armand’s Circle on request.

Local Attractions

Visit the Sarasota travel site for a description of things to do.


Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (code: RQ) is approximately 7 miles from the Lido Beach Resort.
Taxi fare is approximately $25 each way + extras (passengers, bags, etc.)

Tampa International Airport* (code: TPA) is approximately 60 miles from the Lido Beach Resort.

* A discounted limo transportation service is available through Gulf Coast Destinations Inc for conference participants (single individuals or group). This is a personalized service specific to this airport/hotel.

To reserve this service please contact Gulf Coast Destinations Inc or by calling (941) 927-3737.

Visa Information

ASME has made Visa Information available to conference participants.