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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 3 days ago
jeninin Louisville, KY
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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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Louisville, KY
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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43 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 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 3 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 3 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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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 #16 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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