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Holiday Inn Sanibel Island

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1231 Middle Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Ranked #21 of 27 hotels in Sanibel Island
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a very nice hotel to stay at. It was quiet and peaceful most of the time. The rooms were bright, clean and cheerfully decorated in an island theme, the bed was comfortable and the room was much larger than they are at many hotels that I have stayed in. The bathroom was a little small, but since we... More

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Orlando, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We got a discounted price and were very happy we stayed here. It had a lot to offer for a remodeled Holiday Inn on the beach. This hotel has fresh fun colors of paint that look island happy. The walkways have pavers. The pool is clean. You can see the beach in the distance. The pool is not next to... More

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Danny A, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sanibel Island, responded to this review

So happy you discovered us! Yes, we are family friendly and on a great beach, and yes, we appreciate your comments. Please come see us again. Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com More

Pompano Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel. Super friendly staff. Nice pool. Right on a nice sandy calm Beach. Room was standard sized and clean. No resort fees or other surprise junk charges. Restaurant, even with kids eat free, was very pricy. Hotel price was ok for the area.

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Danny A, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sanibel Island, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com More

Miami, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice for a Holiday Inn, beautiful landscaping, nice room decor, and friendly staff. We really enjoyed being right on the beach with free beach chairs and umbrellas, the hammocks, and tennis courts. The location is great and we were able to ride bikes everywhere. The restaurant was very good as well, although the portions were a bit small for... More

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Danny A, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sanibel Island, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and sharing your comments. To address your concerns: The exhaust fan is on the roof of the building, it's a vent that's in the bathroom; so you don't hear the fan, but it is always on, and does work. We had the discussion this week about pick-up of the linen and trash bags used by... More

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our 3rd time at the Holiday Inn Sanibel Island - first time 12 years ago, second time 9 years ago - and we still fall in love with the place as soon as we enter the property. Best location on the island (ON the beach !), the property in immaculate state, rooms convenient and spacious, staff SO friendly... More

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Tulln, Austria
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived, we were somewhat disappointed as the hotel has a kind of Motel-ish layout. Luckily it was only the buildings, and the experience we had was more than that. Check-in was mediocre, but interactions with other staffmembers during out 2 day stay have added to a more positive impression. Rooms were clean and of average size. Beach towels... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here over the long Thanksgiving weekend on alternate years for nearly a decade. This is an older facility, but clean and comfortable and generally well-maintained. Keep in mind that because this is literally on the gulf, carpet (for example) in the rooms would make no sense. Could use some updating. For those who must travel with electrical... More

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Danny A, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sanibel Island, responded to this review

Thank you for being a multiple times return guest! As to the work-out room or lack of one, the City of Sanibel will not grant us a permit to add one. We would love to have a work-out facility. As you noted, there are facilities on the island that are open to the public. Thank you for your comments, see... More

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a return visit to this Hotel after our last visit in December 2012,we were looking forward to hopefully seeing some of the really helpful staff from last time and if any changes had been made to the hotel facilities, rooms or grounds. We where greeted at reception by David who was very helpful and it was good to... More

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Danny A, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sanibel Island, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back to visit. We do appreciate your comments. Hope to see you yet again! Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com More

Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 6 nights during a recent trip to Sanibel. This is a well maintained older beach front property. The room was updated as much as possible. Very clean, comfortable beds, updated bathroom and vanity area. The room had a large flat screen TV, microwave and mini fridge which we used to store drinks. Lots of clean towels and beach... More

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Just need to add one thing here: thank you! Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location for shelling and beach access, the tiki bar is really convenient, the beds were comfortable and thankfully, the AC in our room worked really well. The only thing that could improve is the front desk clerks. The night clerk was friendlier than the women who work during the afternoon. Also, the restaurant is really expensive, so we bought... More

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Danny A, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Sanibel Island, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to stay with us and your comments. I do want to mention a couple of things; wi-fi may be spotty on the island but not at the hotel, we have coverage in all rooms and public areas and the pool. As to cell service, there is a new Verizon tower about 100 yards from the hotel you... More

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Address: 1231 Middle 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 — Holiday Inn Sanibel Island 3*
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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We cordially invite you to relax and enjoy our tropical island beach paradise at the Holiday Inn Beach Resort Hotel on Sanibel Island.The experience begins the moment you cross the Sanibel Causeway just west of Fort Myers, Florida and travel over the azure waters of the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. You'll feel the stress and fast pace of every-day life slip away.The Holiday Inn Beach Resort Hotel on Sanibel Island is located on one of the most beautiful sanctuary islands in the world with the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico as our own back yard. Sanibel Island is renowned for its natural beauty and habitat, miles of unspoiled beaches, world famous shell collecting, an array of activities, water sports, fishing and exceptional restaurants. Whether your visit brings you to our beachfront hotel for business or for pleasure, you will enjoy our charmingly quaint resort hotel surrounded by lush tropical landscape, pristine beach, ponds with waterfalls, outdoor pool with expansive sun deck, tennis courts and friendly staff who are eager to assist you.Plan your well deserved vacation or romantic getaway on Sanibel Island now. We specialize in leisure vacations, small meetings, retreats, corporate incentive travel and beach side weddings. We look forward to your visit. ... more   less 
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