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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
breaker2014 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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    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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    4 of 5 stars
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from the Sunset Beach Inn and really enjoyed our visit. The hotel is right on its own private beach and also has a good sized pool. Beach chairs and umbrellas are set up and available at both the beach and the pool. The room was clean and comfortable, with everything you need - high speed wifi, toaster,... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and i went to Sanibel for a cousin's destination wedding at a hotel just north of this one. The Sunset Inn sits perpendicular to the ocean, so some rooms are closer to a lovely view of it. Check-in was quick, and our "handicapped" room was close to the ocean. It was relaxing to sit on chairs on the... More

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. Location is great, private beach, room very clean, AC didn't work so well but good enough to keep us from complaining. They offer continental breakfast, free bikes, kayaks, beach chairs and umbrellas. Staff is very friendly, and helpful. Our room was very clean, we thought it was good for... More

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Honesdale, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thirty years ago I stayed on West Gulf Drive on Sanibel Island so when the opportunity came to go back I wanted to find a place on West Gulf Drive. We found the Sunset Beach Inn. For us, it was the perfect place to stay, close to the beach, low key helpful friendly staff, clean rooms, free bicycles to explore... More

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Franklinton, North Carolina
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 2 weeks traveling by motorcycle up/down the west coast of Florida and the Keys. When we got to this motel we had traveled all day through the torrential down pouring rain from Naples. We were soaked quite literally to the bone. We used our pool towels to keep the floor of our room dry while... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rates here are so reasonable for the amenities available. Had a wonderful family vacation with plenty to do for a 12 year old who's favorite pastime is usually his iphone. Don't think he picked up that phone phone twice during our 4 day stay! Would definitely return & recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a nice quiet clean hotel. The room was a nice size and the screened in balcony was a huge plus since the bugs were bad when we were there. The beach was nice and quiet, never made it to the pool however there was a family that pretty much had it to themselves. We will book here again... More

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Louisville, KY
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at Sunset Beach Inn for 1 night about 2 weeks ago. Our room was on the 2nd floor and was nice. We didn't have any issues with anything while we were here. We checked in about 9 pm and the lady at the front desk was so sweet and helpful. In the morning they had a continental breakfast... More

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Orlando, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a very comfortable hotel on the west side of the island on the beach. Great pool also and tennis and shuffle board courts. Free bicycles, beach umbrellas, tennis rackets and balls, the works all included. Breakfast included (bagels, fruit, cereal, coffee, milk, etc) Great for kids for sure; nearby turtle nests and lots of shells. On the quiet... More

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Gurnee, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Staying at the Sunset Beach Inn was the most enjoyable part of our visit to Sanibel. One of the cleaning staff was singing as we checked making us feel very welcome and actually right at home. From the front desk to the cleaning staff everyone was very polite and very helpful. Access to the beach was right there and the... 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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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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