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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 #22 of 27 Hotels in Sanibel Island
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susan R Milford, Connecticut
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Milford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes the beach access is convenient and the sunset and sunrises are available to see but all the hotels in the area offer this with even much better amenities and services.. I give the office staff an above average rating because they were courteous, friendly and somewhat helpful with regular patron questions for directions and towels and such. The cleaning... More 

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

Dear Susan R, I would like to start off by saying that I am terribly sorry your recent stay at Sunset Beach Inn was anything less than spectacular. I am ashamed and concerned that our staff caused you to feel uncomfortable while you were with us. Please understand that I am not taking this likely; I am displeased that our... More 

Normal, Illinois
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My dad and I stayed here 4 nights in late October. Pros - Great beach access with complimentary umbrellas - Beautiful views of sunrises and sunsets - Free breakfast - Small kitchen in room - Large room - Screened porch - Nice pool - Free bikes to borrow - Clean room - housekeeping did an amazing job keeping up with... More 

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

Greg_Dianne_MC, thank you for staying with us at Sunset Beach Inn! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Your comments are greatly appreciated, and I am proud to inform you that we are currently in the process of taking care of some renovations and maintenance in order to keep our beautiful property updated and comfortable for our... More 

Longwood, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I decided to take a last minute jaunt to Sanibel Island and based on the reviews and pricing, we chose Sunset Beach Inn. The room was immaculate, staff was friendly and courteous and the price was right. I love Sanibel Island and my only complaint is that we couldn't stay longer. The room had a fridge, stove,... More 

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

Michelle E, thank you for staying with us at Sunset Beach Inn. I am happy to hear that you were able to enjoy your stay with us and take in the beautiful view that our property has to offer! Come back and see us again soon. More 

Johnson City, Tennessee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Loving our brief stay here. Great location on the beach. Nice sized pool with lovely landscaping. Free breakfast, bicycles, & lounge chairs with umbrellas on the beach. Enjoying our screened in balcony & kitchen with full sized fridge. Friendly & helpful staff.

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

LuluLolly, thank you for your fantastic review of Sunset Beach Inn! I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and you were able to take in all the beautiful landscaping of our property, while utilizing some of our many amenities. We look forward to seeing you again very soon! More 

Aalborg, Danmark
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for two night. The room was very nice and big, and with everything. There wa a small kitchen if you wanted to cook yourself. Great heated pool area. It is places right at the beach, where you have the most beautiful sunset. The staff is very helpfulld and especially Michelle was very helpfull and joyfull.... More 

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

689sdow, thank you for your wonderful review of Sunset Beach Inn! I am glad to hear that you were able to experience all the amenities that we offer. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

we booked a beach front room and it was perfect..not to far from the beach but steps away!!! We stayed from September 26th to 28th, the front desk was very knowledgable and we loved the free bike rental and took advantage of getting around Santibel island. The rooms were clean and loved the free breakfast which I brought to our... More 

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

Mrsoct62, congratulations on your honeymoon!! We are so honored that you chose to spend your special weekend with us at Sunset Beach Inn; I'm glad we were able to meet all of your needs. Thank you so much for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Sanibel Island. More 

Long Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Wow! As usual, everything was great. After visiting this island for the past ten years, we never get tired of coming here. The staff, Kim and Michelle especially, have always been extremely helpful. They know the area and are more than happy to answer any questions about any of the activities available. They are very friendly, enthusiastic, have great personalities,... More 

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

Crtrptrdg, thank you for your wonderful review of Sunset Beach Inn! As a repeat guest, it is our pleasure to continue serving you year after year. I am so happy to hear that Kim and Michele (among others) were able to take care of you once again! Thank you kindly, we look forward to seeing you again next time. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

i was accommodated in a professional and courteous manner. The rooms were beautiful, clean and up to par on my standards! I love the inns and staying at Sunset beach Inn was GORGEOUS as we watched the sunset and i enjoyed time with my family! Perfect location, great environment and wonderful management!

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

Olga L, thank you so much for your kind review of Sunset Beach Inn. I am glad to hear that you were able to enjoy our wonderful location and enjoy the time spent with your family! Thank you for allowing our staff at Sunset Beach to exceed your expectations, we cannot wait to see you and your family next time! More 

Warren,NJ
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stayed at the Sunset Beach Inn for 5 days. It was a nice treat to be able to relax on the beach with no crowds. The hotel rooms were clean. However be advised that when we asked them to change the linens on Tuesday we were told that they did not have any fresh linens until the next day.... More 

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

Kastive, thank you for staying with us at Sunset Beach Inn. At Sunset Beach, we strive on making sure each guest feels comfortable and making sure we meet as many of their individual needs as possible. I am terribly sorry that we were not able to provide you with fresh linens when you requested them, that is not acceptable. Please... More 

Miami, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is our first time to sanibel island and I saw the reviews online with tripadvisor and this hotel seemed like a great choice, so we booked it. When we arrived the hotel staff very helpful, let us use the property until our rooms where ready. The gave us many tips on what to do or where to eat on... More 

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

Miamiloving, thank you so much for choosing Sunset Beach Inn for your first trip to Sanibel! We are so glad you were able to relax on your trip and enjoy our beautiful pool and beachfront views. Thank you for your very kind review and we hope to see you again very soon. 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*
Number of rooms: 46
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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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#12 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island

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