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Sanibel Inn

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   937 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Ranked #12 of 27 Hotels in Sanibel Island
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very nice view, super location, excellent pool and pool side bar. Clean and quiet. Tennis, bike rentals, beach chairs and towels. We would definitely return. It was like à second honeymooon for us, very romantic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not a boutique trendy type hotel nor a luxurious retreat but what it does it does very well. Rooms all have excellent Gulf views and are compact, comfortable, clean and welcoming. We normally stay at Casa Ybel and whilst the Inn doesn't pretend to be in competition for me it wasn't far off the pace. Definitely recommended and... More

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is very cozy! The staff were quite helpful, the room was clean, the view was breathtaking and shelling on the beach was wonderful!! We could bring our morning coffee out to the porch and enjoy it or have our nightcaps in the evening!! Perfect!! I would stay here again!!

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

JoAnn V, I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Sanibel Island! It is always great to hear that our guests were able to relax while taking in some of the breathtaking views that our cozy resort has to offer. We look forward to your next visit! More

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic trip & stay. What a view. The restaurant on site was not that great but the staff is friendly and helpful. My sister and I went searching for shells on the beach, while my husband enjoyed the pool and poolside bar. The rooms face south, so we had awesome sunrises and sunsets.

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

Andrea B, thank you so much for choosing Sanibel Inn as your vacation destination. I am so happy to hear that you were able to enjoy your stay and capture some of the unique shelling opportunities that Sanibel has to offer! Come back and see us again soon! More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were spectating some place a little bit more interesting and exiting the island is too quiet and relaxing maybe more a tasting for other people we like to spend the day at the beach playing and swimming but... you can not enter the water is infested with jelly fish and dangerous strong currents

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

Corina0909, I'm very sorry to hear that your trip to Sanibel was not what you were looking for. Unfortunately jellyfish are present this time of year, so hopefully we will have a chance to see you again, maybe during the summer months when activity increases on the island. Thank you for staying with us. More

cheshire
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Third time we have stopped here and it's an absolutely fabulous place to stay however to make the most of the fantastic views you need to make sure you get the right room. We stayed in 'dune Daisy' Bloch which is front line to the beach and in a room on the left hand side of the block ... stunning!... More

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

Phils_dad, thank you for staying with us at Sanibel Inn. We are so glad we were able to accommodate all that you were looking for in a vacation resort and happy to hear you had a wonderful time. Thank you again for your kind review, come back and see us soon! More

Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed the first time in 2011 and loved it. This stay was equally as wonderful. Stayed in a 2nd floor ocean view room each time. Each room has a screened porch with two chairs and a small table which is perfect for morning coffee and newspaper (NY Times is delivered), evening wine and drying off those shells that you... More

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

Eagan4, thank you for your wonderful review of Sanibel Inn! I am so glad to hear that you were able to experience everything that our resort has to offer. I am also proud to inform you that the Seastar restaurant is under different ownership than it was in 2011, so hopefully you are able to give them a shot next... More

Annapolis, Maryland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very first time on the West Coast of Florida, looking for a quick get-away from it all...and found it at Sanibel!!! My husband and I were easily pleased with the on beach location and shelling galore!!! An added feature was the included bike and kayak rentals. An avid biker, my husband enjoyed his daily biking routine touring the island. The... More

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

Funphylld, I am so glad you decided to come visit us at Sanibel Inn! It is always fun to have a quick, easy getaway and we are glad we were able to accommodate all of your needs. Thank you for choosing Sanibel Inn, we look forward to your seeing you again very soon. More

River Edge, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we age my wife and I have devoted more time to travel. But regardless of where we have visited earlier in the year we save December for Sanibel Island and look forward to staying at the low key, laid back Sanibel Inn. It has become our "migration ritual". We celebrate our wedding anniversary (37 years!) on December 18th and... More

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

MrMrsGizmo, thank you so much for including Sanibel Inn with your migration rituals! We are so honored that you continue to stay with us during your anniversary week. I hope we can continue to keep you happy during this celebration and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More

Palm Bay, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in late evening, were travel-weary, but were immediately refreshed when the desk clerk helped us upgrade to a nicer water front room, and informed us the restaurant would be open for another hour. The food was very good, (my wife recommends the bisque!) and the service was stellar. We loved our room, the view was inspiring, bed was... More

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

Kenfees, thank you for staying with us at Sanibel Inn! I am happy to hear that you and your wife thoroughly enjoyed your experience. Your kind review is very much appreciated, please come back and see us again soon! 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

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