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Seaside Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   541 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Ranked #17 of 27 hotels in Sanibel Island
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birkeroed, Denmark
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice little garden and pool with direct access to the beach. Nice and quiet beach with beach chairs, where we could spot dolphins. Very nice service in the reception. Beachtowls available at first come first serve. We used the laudry wich was nice.The room was quite small for to big beds and there was a tiny little kithcenette -... More

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Weston, Florida
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50 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a cottage, in front of the area of the hotel where the pool and small garden is, at hte back of the hotel away from the street. You walk out of the cottage and find sand, that leads you to a small walk to the beach. This hotel has umbrellas and chairs on the beach, so you don;t... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As my husband and I pulled into the parking lot at around 9:45pm hoping we might be able to secure a room for the night on a last minute whim, a gentleman was coming out of the registration office with a large garbage back. We hadn't even made it completely out of our vehicle before the man was back in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We left on an icy highway to drive for over 3 hours, seeing overturned semis, and cars off the Interstate. The airport had been shut down for the first 2 days of our trip. What a unpleasant beginning to our vacation! Sanibel was our last stop on a three part trip. Everything had been booked in advance of our Indiana... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed at the Seaside Inn for our 33rd anniversary. Staff is very friendly including . Rooms are neat, clean and kept up to date. Bedspreads are changed with every new guest. That does not happen at every hotel. Pool was big and very clean. Wonderful continental breakfast delivered every evening at your door for the following morning so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed here for an extended weekend. I couldn't have been more relaxed and content. All staff was exceptional, went above and beyond for each and every guest from what I observed. Complimentary rides, beautiful-deep- pool, on the beaches with FREE lounges and umbrellas! And if that wasn't enough, they leave a basket of treats each day.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got back from our second visit to the Seaside Inn and loved it once again. This quaint little spot is full of amenities that make it a wonderful value, and the location is perfect. What really puts it over the top is the customer service by innkeeper Tresann. She's been there for both our visits (one last year... More

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seaside Inn is a cute little hotel with the charm of old Florida. A bit dated but very clean with comfortable new bedding. A small kitchen with microwave, small refrigerator, coffee maker. Directly on the ocean with spectacular sunsets. Would recommend but do not expect a 4 star. Would rate this property a 3 star. Complimentary bikes and Danish for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay here. Our room was on the 2nd floor & had views of the pool & ocean. The room was spacious, very Pottery-Barn type chic, and had a nice modern bathroom with a HUGE shower. Resort is right on the beach that is perfect for shelling. The staff was super friendly and attentive. Can't wait to... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first time in sanibel. The hotel is a bit dated but very clean and has everything you need. My problem was that the renters upstairs from me were making lots of noise at night and I just wanted to chill and go to sleep. It wasn't happening I felt bad but didn't want to go and complain. This am... More

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Address: 541 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 — Seaside Inn 3*
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Seaside Hotel Sanibel Island
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Seaside Inn invites you to rediscover the charm of a quaint beachfront inn on beautiful Sanibel Island where life’s pace is slower. Unwind by the pool or enjoy a day at the beach looking for shells or soaking up the sun. Seaside Inn offers personalized service along with 32 newly renovated guestrooms, suites and cottages with interiors inspired by the sun bleached sand beyond the dune. Each guestroom and suite is furnished with a comfortable king or queen beds with views of the pool or beach. The cottages offer a separate living area with a new sleeper sofa, full kitchen and one bedroom with a king bed. Each cottage has a deck just off the living area to enjoy the Florida sun with family while overlooking the pool. Each day a complimentary continental breakfast basket is delivered to the rooms for the next morning’s enjoyment. While on Sanibel enjoy the wide variety of outdoor adventures. Spend time exploring the 23 miles of paved nature trails that wind through the wetlands with one of the bikes provided by Seaside Inn. Visit the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge to view a wide variety of migratory birds and explore an unspoiled mangrove ecosystem. For more active play, Sanibel Island offers 18 holes of golf on 75 acres of natural lake view fairways and Audubon Cooperative Society wetlands at the Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. For play and relaxation, let Seaside Inn welcome you to the pace of island living. ... more   less 
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