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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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23 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

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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 1 week 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 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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

Vancouver, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Endless beach walks, shallow warm sea, nature abundant. Bikes are included as were beach towels, beach chairs and umbrellas (put out for you on request). Wonderful location. Hotel right on the beach..had thought only front units had sea view but ours (beauganvillia building) was more than fine..incredibly deep-coloured sunrises viewable from bed. Screened patios add space and brightness (but no-see-ums... More

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

Dear Kathy B, thank you so much for choosing to spend your vacation with us at Sanibel Inn! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here and you were able to enjoy all of our amenities. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you and we look forward to your next visit! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with my boyfriend for a week and it was a great little vacation! The hotel room was clean, and we had a lot of space in the room. There was a great view of the sunrise every morning. We had breakfast one morning at the restaurant on site and it was delish and the waiters were very nice.... More

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

Kayla C, thank you for choosing to stay with us at Sanibel Inn. I am so glad to hear that you had a wonderful time for the week that you were with us! As you know, customer feedback is greatly appreciated, we always love to hear the stories of our guests. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing... More

Scottsdale, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property has a great location. The staff is friendly, the tiki bar serves food and drinks. Shelling is excellent. The rooms are on the older side, and have loud ac units. The patios are all screened in to allow each room outside space without worry of bugs. If you plan to go shelling, stay here. But if you plan... More

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

Jul D, thank you for your kind review of Sanibel Inn! I am very sorry to hear that your room was slightly less than desired. However, I am glad that you were able to balance everything out with your fantastic shelling experience and friendly interactions with our staff! Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you next time. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in room 3314 on Oct. 26, 2014. It was a first floor room with a good view of the pool and ocean. I can't imagine paying more for a 2nd or 3rd floor room. Everything was great, and we highly recommend the Sanibel Inn. By the way, the best shelling area is at the north end of Sanibel,... More

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

Lynn B, thank you for your kind review of Sanibel Inn. I am glad to hear you were able to enjoy your vacation and take advantage of some of the best shelling opportunities in Southwest Florida. Thank you for staying with us at Sanibel Inn, we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. 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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