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Sanibel Inn

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   937 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Ranked #11 of 27 hotels in Sanibel Island
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved every bit of it. Staff is very helpful. Nice beach with chairs and umbrella's. Would definitely come back. Highly recommend staying here. Beds and pull out sofa are very comfortable. Housekeepers are very helpful and sweet.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff were very cordial and friendly but our room was not available until after 4PM which meant we didn't have much of our first day to enjoy the beach. There were no beach chairs or umbrellas available for us at that late hour of the day so we were not able to sit on the beach at all. The... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Horrible vacation ending experience - had to argue with them in order to get the hotel credits that were confirmed by the staff when checked in. Upon checking out the credit was not deducted from the bill. The staff insisted we shouldn't have got it in the first place and we were expected to settle our bill as is. We... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Sanibel Inn at the beginning of July. They were undergoing renovations so they upgraded us to a condo unit. This place is GREAT! If you are looking to just unwind and relax, stay here. The beach was very nice and all within just a few steps from the rooms. The pool was ok. It was a tad... More

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Eustis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in to the Sanibel Inn for a five day stay and first impressions are lasting impressions. The staff is wonderful and the rooms are beautiful! There is a comfortable, homey feel here and it is a short walk to the beach.

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East Bend, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the front desk staff to the pool bar bartender to the man working the beach cabana, you couldn't ask for a better customer service experience. The tropical setting is lush and gorgeous, too! We had our best vacation in 25 years and look forward to going back in a coupoe of years. EVERYONE should get to have the Sanibel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for an island getaway in the states ..Sanibel inn is your gateway!! Staff was exceptionally pleasant and hospitable. Stayed at the hibiscus 2 bedroom condo so modern & CLEAN!! Front desk upgraded us and we will definitely revisit next year for the island attitude. Eat a Cips!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to Sanibel Every year and have since our kids were little. We actually stayed at another one of the "Inns of Sanibel" hotels last year and LOVED it. To be honest I thought that was the one I was booking for this year. It wasn't until I double checked my reservations that I realized I had made a... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 1 night on 7th July, got upgraded to a 2 bedroom suite. The rooms are really well furnished, if you were staying for a few days they'd be perfect and a nice touch to have a screened in balcony. Right on the beach, easy parking and a good family pool. Lisa who checked us in was really... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place sits among a bunch of beachfront Sanibel Island resorts. It's very easily reached and the facilities are quite good. Service is excellent as any problem is addressed quickly. Good-sized pool. But I'll take the expansive beach anytime. Beach chairs and umbrellas are provided daily. If one is a shell fanatic, this is the place to start. Very good... 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*
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Also Known As:
Sanibel Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Hotel
Sanibel Island Resort
Sanibel Inn Beach Resort
Sanibel Bed Breakfast

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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island #8 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
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Immerse yourself in nature at Sanibel Inn. The Inn offers a wide variety of accommodations and amenities surrounded by beautiful gardens and tropical palms. Come to Sanibel Inn to discover why Sanibel Island was just ranked #1 Favorite Worldwide Destination by Arthur Frommer and #5 Top US Beach by Trip Advisor. Just like the tropical flowers in the gardens, Sanibel Inn reflects the colors of the island. From the brightly painted exteriors to the warm soothing interiors of the guestrooms and suites, Sanibel Inn provides a relaxing and comfortable beach hideaway in one of the newly renovated guestrooms and one bedroom suites. Sanibel Inn also offers two-bedroom condominiums that are perfect for families or larger group of friends who wish to stay together. The Sea Star Café is located at the Inn and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with traditional café fare with an island twist. Sanibel Island is all about nature. Discover nature up close by bike via the 22 miles of paved bike and walking trails. Visit J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge to see a variety of migratory birds and explore an undeveloped mangrove ecosystem. Take a walk on the beaches and find rare shells such as the Junonia or 200 other species of shells. Take to the waters of the Gulf by kayak for a different point of view. Feel like a friendly tennis match, Sanibel Inn has a newly refurbished court on the grounds of the Inn or visit The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. Sanibel Inn guests are also invited to golf at The Dunes where the greens wind through 75 acres of natural lake view fairways and Audubon Cooperative Society wetlands. After a morning of exploration, unwind by the pool and bathe in the warm Florida sun. Just steps away, the Beach Bar offers cool libations and poolside snacks. Sanibel Inn offers a gateway to the various activities on Sanibel and the perfect spot for a relaxing day in the sun. ... more   less 
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