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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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Rutherford, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose the HI Sanibel because it was affordable, got good reviews and seemed to be "on the beach"....It's always hard when vacationing somewhere for the 1st time - we were not disappointed staying here. The front desk staff were friendly and professional. Our room (King) was large, clean and very comfortable. We made use of the refrigerator - stocked... More

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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall, this was a nice Holiday Inn. It was a bit from other things but quiet. We were really hoping to have at least a partial view for the price but the way the buildings are set up it isn't possible. The hammocks are wonderful. I could stay there all day. The rooms were average. The food was pricey and... More

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

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your comments. This helps us focus on areas where we will improve. Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was not too sure about this hotel, but I was very pleased indeed. We were given a suite, which had everything we could possible require: In-room safe, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker etc. Towels were of the very best quality and bathroom facilities were excellent. We stayed six nights in this hotel. Pool and pool bar (where you can get... More

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Charleston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I would like to thank the staff and hotel management for providing us with such terrific service and nice accommodations during our first ever visit to Sanibel Island. Everyone we encountered was so pleasant and helpful. Our room was clean, spacious and wonderfully comfortable and the grounds were well-maintained and perfect backdrops for some great vacation selfies!... More

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Fort Myers
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful beach, nice dining but management is less than inviting to those who want to patronize the place with or without staying there; from being hassled about parking, to wanting to take a walk on the beach that was '"for guests only." The lady on the golf cart did not seem interested in the fact that we wanted to... More

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

Your comments have been noted and are appreciated. Thank you. Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com More

roslyn, new york
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81 reviews 81 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a Holiday Inn at a reasonable price, not to be compared with a luxury hotel, but you get more than you might expect. Outdoor corridors, no balconies. All rooms are easily accessible to the pool and beach. The rooms are clean and have toiletries. The check in and out were easy and Jesus and staff were friendly and... More

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Thanks for staying with us and mentioning our fine staff. Of course, I know and work with these folks, and know they are committed to all of our guests' having the best vacation experience they can have. We certainly appreciate your comments. Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place! This is second time! Had asked and paid for a room beach front! When we booked said it was available! Got a corner room that did not show anything but a wall!only window showed alley people use to go to beach! Really sucked!

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

Thank you for being a return guest, we love that! I can't figure why you would get a room type different than what you booked. I will have the folks in operations look into that, sorry for that. Thank you for sharing your comments. Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com More

Sheffield, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family checked in 2 rooms here July 31-Aug 7. This is our fourth stay at this hotel. Once again, we were loving every minute of our stay. The Desk staff is top notch, the maintenance personnel are great, and the housekeeping team is unbelievable. We appreciate the free wifi, and we experienced no problem with it. Lounge chairs and... More

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As we will look forward to welcoming you back! Thank you. Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com More

Middleville, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

simply cannot say enough about the staff... from Claudia at check in (who scored us a cot in our room), Besley who sang and whistled while he worked, Mark... the saint who deleivered the umbrellas on the beach and Patrice who makes a great verry berry at the tiki bar. the walk to the beach was a hop skip and... More

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Dallas, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a clean hotel in a very good location. It is right on the beach, has great shelling, free internet, and bikes available to rent on property. It could probably use an update but it's certainly not in bad condition and for the price point you get a great deal. It is also close to the shops/restaurants etc. (but... More

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We are so glad you chose to stay with us and share your comments! Danny Adams, Director of Sales danny@sanibelbeachresort.com 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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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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