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Seaside Inn

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541 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Ranked #14 of 27 Hotels in Sanibel Island
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Carolina Beach, North Carolina
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My first trip to Sanibel Island was with my wife who in earlier years had been many times and stayed in trendy condos a bit further down the beach. Seaside is not trendy or flashy in any way. Location is wonderful, away from the busyness of the Periwinkle area. It is but mere steps to the sparsely populated beach where... More 

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Garner, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent one nite at the Seaside Inn, but wish we were able to spend more time! The room is comfortable with a very well appointed shower/tub combo. Each room has a small fridge, microwave and some plates and utensils. They brought a basket with fruit, drinks and cereal to the room. They have beach lounge chairs and umbrellas set... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter and son-in-law stayed here for one night. We came to meet them the following day and sit by the pool and enjoy the beach outside of the hotel. Their room was beautiful with a great bathroom and lovely little kitchenette. Plantation blinds, fresh paint, granite countertops, continental breakfast and very clean. It is just steps to the beach.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got one of the Gulf front rooms here last minute for a weekend trip after a conference that ended on a Friday. It was cute, clean, well-equipped and had comfortable beds. Our biggest complaint was the loud air conditioner that came on and off constantly. It stayed nice and cool, but at night, we were hot/cold, hot/cold. The room... More 

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Galloway, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

June 2015 is our third visit to Seaside Inn here on Sanibel Island, Florida. This time we paid more and are staying in one of their one-bedroom suites. There are four of us: My wife and I plus two teen-age boys. The suite is very nice, well-kept, well laid out, and clean. The location is good, but there is not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great stay! Nice "lake house" type of feel in the rooms. Loved the within walking distance beach and free kayak rentals. Everyone was really friendly and helpful with anything that we needed. Loved it! We're already planning on our vacation for next year!

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Crossville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome place to stay! Quite, comfortable, and clean!! Staff was amazing, and super friendly. The beach was beautiful and not overly crowded!!! Free bike, kayak, and paddle boards available. Umbrella's and chairs are set up in the morning. Can not wait to visit again!!

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and spent a long weekend at the wonderful Seaside Inn on Sanibel Island. What a lovely resort with bikes and kayaks and a very short walk to the beach complete with lounge chairs and umbrellas. We enjoyed the peaceful mornings watching the sun rise over the Gulf of Mexico, which is unusual on this coast! Our room was... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Suzen F, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at Seaside Inn! I am so glad that you and your daughter were able to take some time away and experience all that Sanibel has to offer. A morning sunrise is certainly a great way to start the day. Thank you for allowing our staff to provide... More 

Etiwanda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Just a few steps away from the beach, this hotel room reminded me of a cute little beach cottage. The beds were comfortable, the breakfast was very nice and the staff was excellent. Housekeeping did a great job keeping us comfortable and we couldn't ask for a better front desk staff. So many bicycles to choose from - and there... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lizallerton, Thank you for taking a moment to highlight your recent visit to Seaside Inn! I am very glad you were able to enjoy the amenities we provide as well as the wonderful shelling opportunities that Sanibel has to offer. I will pass your kind words along to our housekeeping and front desk staff so they may enjoy your... More 

Branford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Last minute trip and found the room comfortable with a kitchenette. Nice shower, nice pool. Beach beautiful with chairs and umbrellas set up for guests. Free use of bikes which made going to dinner more enjoyable since traffic was congested but bike paths got us anywhere we wanted.At the end of the island which is quieter which we loved.Will definitely... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Getinalong, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Seaside Inn! I am please to know your visit was comfortable and accommodating with the kitchenette. Taking advantage of the bikes to navigate is a wonderful way to enjoy the wildlife and natural beauty of Sanibel Island and all that it truly has to offer. We... More 

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