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Sunset Beach Inn

3287 W. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Ranked #23 of 27 Hotels in Sanibel Island
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Lake Worth, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

$300 a night is highway robbery for this dump. Front desk staff super rude, attitude like you're bothering them. The place is super old and reminds me of a cheap motel. The breakfast was like another said-- cheap gas station food. Also don't think you're staying in a Gulf view room. There aren't any. None of the rooms directly face... More 

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Zephyrhills, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

staff was great and helpful, pool was big enough for plenty of families to enjoy without bothering each other, garden view room was big enough for the family of 4. breakfast in the morning was good with choices of cereals and pastries, fruits and yogurt. nothing special but enough to get you going. there always seemed to be enough bikes... More 

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Lowell, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After vacationing here for over 40 years, I'm looking at other options for my Sanibel Island stays. The desk staff is unfriendly and unhelpful. The housekeepers do not have enough time to do the rooms. There are all sorts of new rules and policies that seem designed to protect the owners rather than enhance the guest experience. Beach umbrellas have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wondeful place, clean, steps to beach, nice rooms. Great customer service, Kim helped us with a room issue that was OUR fault, she went over and above so we got what we needed. And Alfredo is so pleasant and hard working. He gets you umbrellas, chairs, kayaks, paddleboards to use all with a smile. Amazing time will definitely be back

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for four nights in June. Being off season, we were able to have access to an umbrella and chairs each morning. Room was more than adequate, two queen beds that were comfortable with good bedding, and a full kitchen. The property has easy beach access and the beach area on the west side of the island is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was told could have early check the in but that didn't happen till 4 pm. Was greeted by cockroaches in kitchen area. Crumbs on carpet And stains on curtains and furniture. Very dangerous riser on floor going out to patio that no matter how much you know it's there your still gonna stub your feet on it. The good thing... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night at the Sunset Beach Inn, during the off season. The hotel reminded me of the typical sleepy Florida motel from the 1970's. The location is great, right on the beach. There is a "resort" fee for use of kayaks, paddle boards, and beach umbrellas. The pool was clean, as was the room. The downside is the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice sized rooms, equipped with a full kitchen. Clean and well kept up. Short walk to the Gulf. Great view from second floor room. Easy commute to Sanibel shopping and restaurants. Very good value as Sanibel prices go.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one week 5/16-5/24. This is really a motel, not a hotel. Good things first: Unbelievably clean pool. Never seen a pool that clean. And it's big. And deep. Very close to the ocean. For us it was like 50 yards away. Internet fast enough to watch movies. Nice full kitchen! Cook all you want. Good staff... More 

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place. It might not be the Sheraton hotel or the Holiday Inn but us it's a place we come to yearly for rest and relaxation. This hotel is so close to the beach, it's exactly 50 steps from the bottom stair of our room to the beach. Our only concern is the number of people who take... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Sunset Beach Inn, responded to this review

Dear Murick100, Thank you for taking a moment to highlight your recent visit to Sunset Beach! I am very pleased to know that you continue to be a loyal guest of ours, year after year. Thank you for allowing us to provide you with some much needed rest and relaxation each time you visit. We look forward to seeing you... More 

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