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Sanibel Inn

3.0 of 5 937 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After reading some of the reviews here, we, too were a little nervous about what we would find. But our fears were unfounded. The hotel is conveniently located. We reserved a gulf front suite on the top floor and that's what we got. The view was great; we were on the end so it was very private and quiet. While... More 

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Dunlap, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Sanibel Inn last year so this is a bit dated, but is hopefully helpful. The Sanibel Inn is on a nice stretch of beach and is a couple mile walk on the beach over to the lighthouse. It is pretty centrally located on the island, relative to businesses on Periwinkle Way, which is a blessing and... More 

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Chicago
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The pros: good location, Friendly staff, nice enough room, resort credit with our deal. The tiki bar (when open) has good food and drinks for a Relatively reasonable price. Cons: there was no wifi in our room as is listed on their website. The first time we called we were told that since we are on the island and the... More 

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new york
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you've never visited Sanibel/Captiva before, you need to know the following: These islands are for those who are seeking a very low key atmosphere and unspoiled natural beauty. There is money on this island or sure, but it is quiet old money, definitely not showy. There is essentially no nightlife. So if you really love Boca Raton or Miami,... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Sanibel Inn, responded to this review

Dear Katie1220, Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your stay at Sanibel Inn. I am very glad to hear that you did not change your reservation and decided to stay at our resort. It is heart warming to know that we were able to change your initial impressions and allow you to thoroughly enjoy your stay! In addition to... More 

Denver
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a gulf front room with a nice view of the water and the Florida coast. The hotel is set back from the beach a good 50 yards, so you won't be tossing a beach ball into the sea from your patio unless you a professional quarterback. Patio is screened. Vintage 1960s building, marketed as having "old island charm."... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Sanibel Inn, responded to this review

Dear MJH161, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at Sanibel Inn. I would like to apologize if your stay was anything less than desired. Please know that I have taken note of the issues you mentioned and I will address them personally to ensure this does not happen again. I believe that every one of our... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night, but wish we could have stayed longer. The access to the beach is amazing--there were a million shells! We later went to what was rated the best beach on the island, Bowman's Beach, and it was not nearly as good as the one at the hotel! It's worth staying just for that, and I'm guessing that's... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a beautiful 6 days at the Sanibel Inn. We've visited Sanibel / Captiva 4 times, and stayed at a different place each time ... I think Sanibel Inn is my favorite of them all. Things I loved about it: (1) beach access - an easy, quick walk to the beach from every unit (2) pool - nicely sized,... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Sanibel Inn, responded to this review

Dear Whitney C, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Sanibel Inn. I am very glad to hear that you were able to experience and enjoy so many of our complimentary amenities during your stay. We look forward to your next visit Sincerely, Charlie Watkins Assistant General Manager More 

Glencoe, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most Sanibel rentals are weekly but this nice place accepts shorter stays and has it all: beach. Pool. Bikes. Food. Grills. Tennis. Golf. Lanai with view. Maid service. Kitchen. Laundry. Room for whole family.

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Charlie W, Manager at Sanibel Inn, responded to this review

Dear EileenSirkin, Thank you for sharing your experience at Sanibel Inn! I am glad to hear you were able to bring your family with you and experience all of our wonderful amenities. It is always wonderful to hear our guests thoroughly enjoyed themselves. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, Charlie Watkins Assistant General Manager More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the cleanest hotel nice people the rooms are incredible so cute and all new looking stuff the bathroom is out standing very big with pocket doors for more privacy! This is the place to stay on the island and the view is breath taking!! 😀

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Charlie W, Manager at Sanibel Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jeep415, Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your stay at Sanibel Inn. I am very glad you were able to enjoy and appreciate your stay! A beautiful view is always a wonderful way to experience Sanibel Island! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Charlie Watkins Assistant General Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from 4 days at the Sanibel Inn and enjoyed our stay very much! We stayed in a two bedrooms/2 bath condo on the 3rd floor..... Beautiful view of the Gulf from our condo with lovely lanai! The staff were very pleasant and helpful. Many amenities were available: restaurant, great pool, bar, (lunch available at the bar) beach... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Sanibel Inn, responded to this review

Dear CoCo272, Thank you for taking a moment to share your kind thoughts on your stay at Sanibel Inn. I am glad you were able to enjoy each of our various amenities and share one of our 2 bedroom condos with your family. We enjoy seeing our guests happy and loving the experience. We look forward to seeing you again... More 

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Address: 937 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sanibel Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 93
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Also Known As:
Sanibel Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Hotel
Sanibel Island Resort
Sanibel Inn Beach Resort
Sanibel Bed Breakfast
Hotel Style:
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island

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