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Sunset Beach Inn

2.5 of 5 Resort   |   3287 W. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Ranked #24 of 27 hotels in Sanibel Island
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
zaraaf6 Orlando, Florida
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was very comfortable (we stayed with our 2 kids, 3yr old & 4 month old) The room was VERY spacious and comfortable. Having a microwave, mini fridge and stove was a great bonus. Private beach access for hotel guests means it was NEVER crowded, they give you beach umbrellas and lounging chairs (we opted not to use umbrellas... More

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Lorain, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a returing guest, I had an idea of what to expect. Upon walking into the reservation area, I was pleasantly greeted. I was given detailed information about all of the included amenities - pool, tennis courts, shuffleboard, bikes, beach umbrellas and lounge chairs. The newly remodeled room was the exact beach feel we were looking for - the pops... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
43 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed staying at this property. From the minute you check in you are greeted by a friendly staff. The hotel room was very large and had an efficiency kitchen. Compared to most hotels on the island, this hotel was very updated, clean and offered everything you needed. The only complaint I had was the air conditioning. The unit... More

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Sunset Beach Inn exceeded my expectations. From the time we checked in to the time we checked out nothing but outstanding friendly service. The room had a full kitchen a private blacony plenty of towels and they were not stingy with the shampoos and soaps. The kitchen even supplied coffee as well as dish soap. I have stayed at... More

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for just one night. Greeted by very friendly and helpful staff. The room was lovely, clean and comfortable. Free bikes were great for exploring, very enjoyable experience. The beach side location was very handy, however there are nicer beaches on the island which are not to be missed. All in all this was a lovely place to stay... More

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came a Ross this resort by complete chance but were very impressed. The staff were very helpful and the rooms were beautifully presented with good sea views. There was direct access to the beach and it had lovely kept pool area. There is plenty of choice for good places to eat and visit locally within short distance. I would... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was our first time staying on sanibel island, and maybe our last. we were so bit up by those no see ums, sand fleas, we could not enjoy ourselves. i had over 200 bites. we tried skin so soft, bug spray, benadryl ointment and pill form. the two bedroom, two bath was clean and comfortable for three adults and... More

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sunset Beach Inn is our favorite place to stay on Sanibel. Holly, Kim and all the staff go out of their way to make you feel at home. The location on West Gulf Drive is perfect for shelling or just relaxing on the beach. It is close to Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grill when you are ready for... More

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Naples, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent anniversary weekend there. Nice hotel. It's not luxury but still nice place to stay. Staff is extremely friendly. Every staff member I passed had a smile and said hello. Continental breakfast is offered. Worth staying.

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John L, General Manager at Sunset Beach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive and candid review! We do take great pride in our service and our teams have a sincere love for people. Please know that your comments will not only be shared but celebrated with our team. Thank you again! More

Altamonte Springs, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank goodness I'm coming back in July! I got super lucky, my room was on the 2nd floor 1 room from the beach. Great view of the pool and the beach. Super clean room, had dishes, silverware, coffee maker, fridge, microwave, oven and stove. DVD player. The grounds were clean and quiet. Chairs and umbrellas on the beach. We "borrowed"... More

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John L, General Manager at Sunset Beach Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much Gidget911 not only for your amazing review but for our bike rack makeover! We are so glad that you not only enjoyed your visit with us but that you'll be returning to see us soon. We'll be sure to take great care of the bikes for you! More

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Address: 3287 W. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunset Beach Inn 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Sanibel Sunset Beach Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Sunset Beach Resort
Sanibel Sunset Beach Resort
Sanibel Island Sunset Beach Hotel

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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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#14 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island #15 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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The Sunset Beach Inn includes forty-six guestrooms and suites nestled on 4.5 acres of tropical Sanibel Island. Our 360 feet of beach along the Gulf of Mexico offers beautiful shells, tranquil sunsets and pristine sand. Relax by the pool with the Gulf of Mexico across the horizon.Each morning prepare for an activity filled day with a complimentary Continental breakfast, with an assortment of fresh fruit and breakfast breads. Play a set of tennis or ride a complimentary bicycle and explore the 23 miles of bike paths throughout Sanibel Island. Play a friendly game of volleyball with the beach just within view. Two shuffleboard courts await a challenging game near the picnic area. The resort offers two gas grills and picnic tables-perfect for a family dinner out under the graceful palms. Whether relaxation or fun filled activities are in your vacation plans, The Sunset Beach Inn provides the perfect beach getaway for families and couples. ... more   less 
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