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Sanibel Inn

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937 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've stayed here many times and absolutely love it here! The rooms are clean the balcony is enclosed the accommodations are wonderful. We hung out on the beach more this time we were there and enjoyed the paddle boarding and kayaking. The landscaping is gorgeous!

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

Dear purdyjenny, Thank your taking a moment to share your experience at Sanibel Inn! I am very pleased to know that you enjoyed your time with us and that you continue to visit Sanibel Inn as your home away from home for so many years. Thank you for taking advantage of our kayaks and paddle boards, they sure make the... More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not the first time and certainly won't be the last time we stay at Sanibel Inn. This resort is directly on the sand where they keep plenty of umbrellas and chairs available 9-5 daily. The pool is great and well maintained. The grounds are cared for daily, constant work on the gardens and landscaping. The staff is friendly... More 

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

Dear Sherrie T, Thank you for taking a moment to highlight your recent visit to Sanibel Inn! I am very pleased to know that our staff assisted in providing you with a spectacular week-long getaway and allowed you to relax and unwind while enjoying the beautiful scenery from the Tiki bar. Thank you for sharing the picture! We look forward... More 

England
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101 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at Sanibel Inn a few times over the years and keep coming back. I think that says a lot! This time we had a 2 bed condo in Hibiscus building with great sea views. Comfy beds, good showers and nice decor, large balcony. Decor is maybe a little dated by European standards but I find that quite... More 

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

Dear Bellaroo, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on Sanibel Inn! It certainly says a lot that you continue to stay with us year after year and we are thoroughly grateful for your patronage. We are committed to providing you this high level of service and we look forward to seeing you again very soon. I... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from The Sanibel Inn. We were so sad to leave! Everything was fabulous and everybody was so friendly and eager to help! Alan at the front desk was incredible, so friendly and full of great advice for where to go and what to see on the island. Chris at the Beach Hut was super helpful, he has a... More 

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

Dear Lifeisntfair, Thank you for taking a moment to share your wonderful experience at Sanibel Inn! I am so grateful to hear that our staff went above and beyond to provide you with a memorable 25th Anniversary! Our rooms are strategically designed to allow our guests the pleasure of having that refreshing ocean view as soon as you walk in,... More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided last minute to head to Florida for a few days. We had stayed at the Sanibel Inn before and enjoyed it so headed back. It is a nicely redone older resort in a great location and nice beach area. Everyone was friendly. On both occasions our room has been clean with good housekeeping. We will definitely be back.... More 

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

Dear Yugo65, Thank you for taking a moment to share your recent experience at Sanibel Inn. I am delighted to hear that you were able to stay with us again and enjoy a comfortable, relaxing visit. Thank you for your continued loyalty. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Sincerely, Charlie Watkins Assistant General Manager More 

Lahti, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fantastic everything the room was amazing , full kitchen , you can drive a short way to buy grocery items , romantic and spacious two bedroom condo with bright lights . simply great .......also walking in the beach at different times of day , you will see so many beautiful sea creatures in little pools ...and plenty of shells ......greatest... More 

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

Dear Finlander8888, Thank you for taking a moment to share your wonderful experience at Sanibel Inn! I am delighted to hear that you were able to enjoy your time in one of our 2-bedroom condos and experience some of the amazing wildlife that Sanibel has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Sincerely, Charlie Watkins Assistant... More 

West Henrietta
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sanibel Inn was wonderful. Small three story buildings, very private feeling, cozy actually. Pretty grounds, lots of interesting native Florida vegetation. Beds/sofa bed were comfortable. Really comfortable actually. Had all the expected stuff, fridge, coffee pot, blender, etc... Rooms were clean and maid service good. Showers good. Service was excellent: Tiki Bar, beach service dudes, especially, were very friendly and... More 

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

Dear Kathleen C, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your stay at Sanibel Inn! I am very pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and allowed our staff to take great care of you. So glad you experienced your first live conch! We look forward to serving you again very soon.... More 

Randolph, New Jersey
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I arrived during the Tropical Storm on Sunday, July 26 for a 9 day vacation. Not only was this our 25th anniversary but it was also a very long time since we had a holiday alone together. We were greeted by a happy, lovely, and accommodating girl named Janet. Our room was exactly what we asked for,... More 

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

Dear Sharon H, Thank you for taking a moment to share your wonderful experience at Sanibel Inn! I am so proud of Janet and Marion for going above and beyond to provide an unforgettable stay for you and your husband on your Anniversary. I will surely pass along your kind words to them. We look forward to seeing you again... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful experience here. The room and inn were clean and well cared for. The people, from front desk to housekeeping were excellent. We felt very well cared for. Awesome that the paddle boards and bikes are free to use.

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

Dear 107lf, Thank you for taking a moment to share your wonderful experience at Sanibel Inn! I am so glad to hear that our staff was able to accommodate your desires and provide you with an excellent visit with us. Thank you for taking advantage of our amenities as well. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Sincerely,... More 

Wichita, Kansas
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48 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn was great! A beautiful, well furnished room. Friendly, professional staff. Great beach. Everything you need for a great stay. We rented a suite for our family and it was perfect. Sanibel itself is a great break from the mainstream hotels on the mainland. You'll like it here...

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

Dear Joesasnak, Thank you for taking the time to highlight your recent stay at Sanibel Inn! I am glad to hear that you were able to allow yourself a bit of a break from the mainland and enjoy the relaxing, peaceful atmosphere that Sanibel provides. Thank you for allowing our staff to accommodate your needs. We look forward to seeing... More 

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