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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   863 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Ranked #13 of 27 Hotels in Sanibel Island
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Alia D Palmetto Bay, Florida, United States
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Palmetto Bay, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, sister, and I had a great time during our stay at Song of the Sea. The location can't be beat for relaxation... nice and quiet beaches if that's what you're looking for and lots of added value offerings such as free wifi (that worked!), chairs and umbrellas at the beach, and an extensive complementary breakfast. The hotel has... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Alia D, thank you for staying with us at Song of the Sea! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with your family and you were all able to relax peacefully. I would also like to thank you for your recommendation on updating technology in the room, I will surely be looking into this option and look forward to... More 

Iowa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just made my second visit to this Sanibel inn, and am every bit as impressed as my first time. Convenience, attention to detail, setting, amenities like beach lounges and umbrellas, free bikes that are kept in excellent condition, free beach towels, free breakfast make this inn the perfect place for an easy, laid-back vacation. Warning: this is not for you... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear 2IowaGals, thank you for staying with us at Song of the Sea! We are so glad that you came back for the second time and were able to enjoy your vacation, it is always wonderful to see our return guests continue to come back year after year. Your wonderful comments are greatly appreciated. I am happy to inform you... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are spacious and have a full size fridge and kitchenette - very helpful for longer stays. Comfortable beds, enclosed screen patio, big screen TV and wifi. Breakfast is substantial - waffles, cereal, breads, fruit, yogurt, juices, coffee. Heated pool! Very nice feature, especially with kids - mine went in every day and were comfortable with the temperature. Bike rentals,... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Planegator, thank you for staying with us at Song of the Sea. We are so glad that you were able to enjoy vacation with your family and allow our staff to serve you. Your kind review is greatly appreciated, we look forward to seeing you again very soon. More 

Dallas, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about our stay here was absolutely perfect. The staff were so kind and helpful. They helped us book tee times and other excursions- which were all wonderful. They really went out of their way to help. The rooms were large & clean. The view of the ocean spectacular. The beach was so beautiful and they placed chairs & umbrellas... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Sue B, thank you for such a wonderful review of Song of the Sea! I am happy to hear that your stay was exceptional and I am proud that we were able to assist you in assuring you had some fun while relaxing and enjoying the beautiful scenery. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Once again, the staff and support services at The Song of the Sea, have provided us with a week of much needed relaxation and romance. Can't wait to return again next year. We have been coming here for 5 years and are never disappointed. Its a small property, and its always very peaceful.

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Linda V, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed such a romantic and relaxing week with us at Song of the Sea! It always makes us proud when our repeat guests are able to come back year after year and experience such a wonderful getaway. Thank you for your excellent review, we look forward to your next visit... More 

Fort Wayne
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Great location on beach, gulf side. The room had bed, chairs, small kitchen area with fridge/stove, screened lanai. Overall very clean. Will stay here again. Building somewhat old, but very clean and bathroom recently remodeled. In a perfect world, would have liked to have had small couch and/or desk. Free breakfast is fine: fruit, juice, bagels, waffle maker. Staff very... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Ned S, thank you for your kind review of Song of the Sea! We are so glad you were able to experience a wonderful stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again very soon. More 

Lawrence, Kansas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

With our family of four, including two young children this was a great place to stay for our family vacation. I liked the small kitchenette, including a large fridge. Very helpful in bringing home those leftovers. We enjoyed the small town friendly feel here at the hotel and on the island itself. Came across so many nice people. Great access... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Denise T, thank you so much for staying with us at Song of the Sea. We strive on making our Inn laid back, relaxing and enjoyable, while at the same time allowing our guests to have a great time while here! It sounds like your family was definitely able to do that during your stay. Thank you again, we look... More 

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Great place to stay on Sanibel. Stock up on complimentary breakfast, then sit back and relax on the beach or by the pool. Friendly, helpful staff always on hand for advice and good tips. Complimentary bikes to take out and explore the island. Close to shopping and excellent restaurants

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Rachel Y, thank you for staying with us at Song of the Sea! We are so glad you were able to take advantage of our amenities and experience all that Sanibel Island has to offer. Your kind review is greatly appreciated, please come back and see us again very soon. More 

Falls Church, Virginia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
53 hotel reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for four nights in November 2014 and are already considering a return trip. All of the staff we encountered were friendly and helpful, our room was clean, and our housekeeper attentive. We especially appreciated the free single-speed bikes that we used every day we were there, which allowed us to explore all the way... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

FallsChurchTraveler, thank you so much for your kind review of Song of the Sea. I am so glad to head that you and your wife were able to enjoy your stay with us! I would have to agree with you, there is so much more to see by biking on Sanibel Island than you could ever notice while driving down... More 

Porvoo, Finland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Cute resort with pool and jacuzzi, direct access to the beach. Rooms with refrigerator,microwave,not so new stove, coffeemaker(incl.coffees,sugar and creamers) BUT also offering a good breakfast including the price. Bicycles was free to use. Hotell stuff was very friendly. Smoking was allowed at the car-parking space(not far from rooms at the left side) Floors in the room need renewing or... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

RiittaTT, I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Song of the Sea. Your kind review is greatly appreciated. Come back and visit us soon! More 

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Address: 863 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Song of the Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island

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