We paid a high price for "beach front" room and I even called many weeks ahead to reserve a room on second floor - which they confirmed. [There is one unit of beach front rooms - four on first floor and four on the second.] However, when we arrived, they indicated only available room was on first floor. Thus, we ended up with a "beach front" room in which we could see a little of the Gulf, but none of the beach or surf. Instead we looked right at a large sand dune which was over grown with some type of Florida foilage. My guess is that all these units were build in the fifties, perhaps earlier. This means they are much smaller than one would expect for a high cost room. In our bathroom, the door would only open part way (bulging shower rod blocks opening). The bathroom barely has enough room for one person to turn around in and two people would not fit. The bedroom was also small with large nice bed, but one was barely able to get around the bed. The breakfast was about like what one gets at Holiday Inn Express - waffles, rolls, juice and coffee. There was no meat and only hard boiled eggs. The eggs were very small. It would appear that they could not afford the few extra cents per egg to provide large. The island was interesting. We enjoyed biking and warm weather. Also like jazz club/restaurant next door. Mainly for adults with few children and pretty quiet.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Song of the Sea is a romantic Beachfront European style inn located on beautiful Sanibel Island. This intimate inn offers individualized personal service with picturesque views of the beach and the warm Gulf waters on the horizon. To welcome each guest, the Inn offers a complimentary bottle of wine upon arrival. The newly updated guestrooms and suites feature rich combinations of mahogany toned wood and wicker combined with fabrics in shades that mimic the sun-soaked sand just steps away. After a day in the sun, relax by watching the new 42" flat panel television or enjoy a glass of wine on the screened balcony. All of the accommodations feature demi-kitchens to create the perfect vacation home away from home. Greet each morning with a complimentary continental breakfast complete with make your own waffles, an assortment of breakfast breads, fresh fruit, juice and coffee in a beautiful setting on the Inn’s lanai. After breakfast, relax by the pool and spa or take a long bicycle tour of the island’s 23 miles of bike paths. The bicycles are compliments of Song of the Sea. Explore the natural beauty of Sanibel, with two thirds of the island a nature preserve, or find a special treasure in one of the shops on Periwinkle Drive. Whether you chose to relax or explore, Song of the Sea gives each guest the peaceful solitude to reconnect with nature and loved ones. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Song Of The Sea Hotel Sanibel Island