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Island Inn

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3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The facilities and the people running it are excellent. This is the only place for my family on future visits to Sanibel Island. The location by the beach is excellent. And from the Island Inn, you can easily access all of the best attractions of Sanibel Island. I highly recommend the Island Inn.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

facilities were great , great location, granddaughter enjoyed the morning shell talk and tour at the hotel, rooms were great--but---they gave king beds --great--but put in room for maybe a queen so it was tight getting out of bed and had to watch had it own tv and separate tv in kitchenette and pull out bed room so no fighting... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am just back from a trip to Florida and a four day mini-vaca to Sanibel Island, Florida. I was so incredibly pleased with our accommodations at The Island Inn! We rented the beachfront Spoonbill Cottage #218 for our stay and it was perfect. It is well appointed with new furniture, kitchen appliances and decor! Whoever decorated did an amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I didn't think places like this still existed. Friendly and personal service, plenty of space and peace and quiet, even heard the night watchman checking on people outside during a storm. One of the most relaxing places I have ever been. Loved the care taken for the local wildlife, saw one of the staff try to rescue an injured bird.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Island Inn is the perfect place for your Sanibel Island vacation. The rooms are great, the hosts are wonderful, and everything is right on the beach. Shells are everywhere on the beach, but we didn't find many big ones. Perfect place to get away.

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Pekin, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice clean hotel with friendly helpful staff. Has a nice pool with ocean view. The continental breakfast is good, but no hot food offered. The beach is just steps away from the hotel and there are plenty of beach chairs, but you have to take your chair to the beach and return it, and if you want... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This could easily be my favorite hotel in the United States! It is clean and ridiculously close to the beach. The rooms and furnishings are very nice. The staff is so friendly; in fact, we always find a hand written note in our room when we check in, welcoming us back as repeat guests. Whenever I leave this hotel, I... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time at this Inn and Sanibel island. Island Inn was just what we were looking for. Our grandson loved the pool, finding shells and chasing all the little lizards. We were very impressed with the room. I like them clean and this was very clean. Plenty of towels, comfortable beds and the AC could freeze you... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I planned a getaway to Sanibel/ Captiva and after a little research we made the decision to stay at the Island Inn in Sanibel. The reviews we had read were very helpful and spot on! We recommend visiting Sanibel out of season during the end of the summer. We arrived on a Sunday before our check in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Island Inn for two nights to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and what a wonderful and relaxing resort. We stayed in room 218 which faces the sea, outstanding views and nicely secluded. Only let down for a wonderful two days was the 'light continental' breakfast....it doesn't take much more to make the breakfast a little more... More 

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