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Sanibel Inn

3.0 of 5 937 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Sanibel Inn for two nights and loved every minute of it. We had a great view of the beach and ocean, and it was great having the beach just a short walk from my room. We had a great time walking on the beach, playing in the waves, and shell hunting. The food at the restaurant... More 

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

Firefly_0007, thank you so much for your wonderful review of Sanibel Inn! We are so glad you were able to visit us, even if it was only for a short time. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been enjoying the hospitality of the Sanibel Inn for years and this years visit was great. The room was clean and inviting and the view of the sunrise over the gulf is amazing. The Tiki Bar is our firs stop upon arrival the food if very good as is the view of the beach and pool. To our surprise... More 

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

Frank C, thank you for your kind review of Sanibel Inn! At Sanibel Inn, we are always honored to have our repeat guests come back year after year; I am especially glad that the trend of happiness continued with your most recent visit. Thank you for noticing the ongoing improvements and thank you as always for your continued support. We... More 

Coconut Creek, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this INN for just one night. GREAT facility, used the bikes to go to the lighthouse, stopped at a deli for lunch, enjoyed the beach. Quiet, well maintained, nice pool & tiki bar. Cant wait to go for a longer visit.

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

Glo6371, thank you for staying with us at Sanibel Inn! While it is unfortunate that you were not able to stay very long, I am glad you were still able to enjoy some of the amenities that we have to offer! We can't wait to see you again soon More 

Oro Valley, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Sanibel Inn is located right on the beach, which is wonderful. You can walk to the beach in two minutes. The room is average+ because it is oceanfront. Cleanliness was a strength. The staff members need to step up and be more engaging with customers. Sanibel is always busy and I think staff members have become complacent and fail... More 

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

LindaChimpanzee8, thank you for staying with us at Sanibel Inn, I'm glad you were able to come and enjoy your oceanfront room. I would also like to apologize if our staff was anything less than top-notch during your visit. I am pleased to inform you that I will look into this matter personally and assure that our staff understands the... More 

Montreal
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Picked Sanibel Inn after seeing several places on the island and getting great deal after check in time for a fabulous room looking over the ocean, steps from the beach with chair and towels available also included bikes and kayaks at no additional charge would definitely stay there again.

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

Steffinamontreal, thank you so much for your wonderful review of Sanibel Inn. I am happy to hear that you were able to come visit us and you were able to experience some quality fun and relaxation. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 3 families with 6 adults and 8 kids ages 14 to 4 stayed at the Sanibel Inn over the Thanksgiving holiday and we all had a great time. The hotel was able to place us in 4 adjacent rooms all with views of the pool and a further partial view of the sea which can be enjoyed on a... More 

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

Bocmeister, thank you for choosing Sanibel Inn as your Thanksgiving holiday destination. While this time of year may not allow for quite as much travel, we are so glad you were able to bring your entire family with you and experience all of the various amenities we have to offer. Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to... More 

Baltimore
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel room had a screened balcony facing the beach. Next time I'd like to try a real beachfront room for the view from the balcony. We didn't have time to enjoy any of the amenities offered; we brought our own bikes, and never sat on the beach, but we hope to return for a longer stay next year. The... More 

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

Nrtopper, thank you for your kind review of Sanibel Inn. Although you were only with us for a short time, I am glad to hear that you were able to enjoy the comfort and peace that our resort has to offer. We look forward to your next visit, when hopefully you will be able to stay with us longer. More 

New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute little resort with a vintage vibe. Staying here felt like stepping back in time in a good way, a la Mad Men or a weekend in Palm Springs. Grounds are beautifully landscaped with native plantings and the beachfront location is ideal. The amenities like umbrellas, bikes, and kayaks were a real plus. We stayed in a room with an... More 

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

Dasein591, thank you for staying with us at Sanibel Inn. At Sanibel Inn, we are very proud to offer such a quaint, relaxed environment with top of the line service. It sounds as though you were able to enjoy everything we have to offer. Although it appears you had a minor issue during your stay, I thank you for bringing... More 

Woodstock, Georgia, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the very first step entering the lobby/reception area you get a warm and genuine welcome, like they truly are glad your staying with them. Our room was an ocean view, end suite. I think they are a little longer compared to the other rooms, see if one is available for the extra space to spread out. I am going... More 

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

Kathie H, thank you for your fantastic review of Sanibel Inn! We wish you could've stayed longer as well! As a frequent traveler, we know that you appreciate having a comfortable place to kick back and relax and I am very proud that our staff was able to make you feel at home. Your kind words are greatly appreciated, and... More 

Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed a week at Sanibel Inn the first of November. We started out with a standard room with 2 queen beds looking right out to the water (which was very nice). Since we were staying for a week we decided we wanted a full kitchen, so we upgraded to a condo which fit our needs much better. The front... More 

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

Julie W, thank you for choosing Sanibel Inn as your destination for your week long getaway! I am very glad to hear that our staff was able to accommodate you and make you feel right at home while you were here for your anniversary/birthday. Thank you again for your kind review, we look forward to your next visit! 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:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island

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