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Song of the Sea

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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211 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife wanted to visit Sanibel Island for a couple of days, so I turned to TripAdvisor to find a nice, quaint, boutique-type property. After some evaluation steps, I finally settled on Song of the Sea. Based on most TA reviews, this sounded like a nice place and it fit our general requirements. I'm glad to say that Song of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Sanibel and Captiva islands in Florida. This was our second trip and we were able to stay longer this time (four days). Sanibel is one of those quiet, lazy beach towns with not a lot of big brand businesses and shops to clutter up the scenic views and roads. It's very laid back and the residents there enjoy... More 

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Ocoee, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So convenient to the beach. Quiet atmosphere with hardly anyone in the pool area. Paddle-board rentals were fun an easy to get from next door. All the staff was pleasant and attentive. One staff member -- the one setting up the chairs for the next door resort -- even gave us a quick lesson on paddle-boarding. Really made our day... More 

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Oviedo, Florida
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this Inn! it was quiet and peaceful and charming. Just what we needed to get away from it all. The staff were very pleasant and accommodating. Beach umbrellas and chairs on the beach, bicycles, kayaking, paddle boards were included at no extra charge. The room was clean and comfortable with an extra sleep sofa. Extra shades in the... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Pdf428, Thank you for staying with us and taking a moment to share your kind review of Song of the Sea! I am very glad to know that our staff went above and beyond to create a relaxing, peaceful vacation for you and your family to get away. We look forward to seeing you again next year. Sincerely, Charlie... More 

Homer Glen, Illinois
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! This was just what we needed and were looking for. Quiet, Peaceful and Relaxing. What a beautiful property! Charming hotel. Staff was awesome. Included breakfast was nice with basic continental style items: pastries, bagels, cereal, waffles, hard boiled eggs, fresh fruit, coffee,juices and everything was fresh and nicely displayed. Enjoyed our breakfast on the patio tables outside of the... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Carmen F, Thank you for taking the time to share your kind review of Song of the Sea! I am very pleased to know that you enjoyed your time at our charming and relaxing resort and were able to enjoy our many amenities. A vacation is always better when you can truly relax and enjoy the peace and quiet.... More 

Randolph, New Jersey
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stood at their sister Inn, The Sanibel Inn last year and this year The Song of The Sea... They are both Great holiday places to stay, but I have to stay for us we love Song of The Sea best..It is a very intimate place to be when you have an extremely hectic life and you... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Sharon H, Thank you for staying with us at Song of the Sea and taking a few moments to share your kind review. I am very pleased to know that our staff went above and beyond to provide a delightful holiday stay for you and your husband. We always enjoy having our guests come back year after year, so... More 

Orlando, Florida
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50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was on the second floor over looking the pool. The room was neat and clean..could use a little updating...our door had plastic tape on the edges to keep the bugs out! Overall it was convenient and the breakfast was great! Our boys loved how close the beach was!

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Adktreefarmer, Thank you for staying with us at Song of the Sea! It is so great to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time at our resort and were able to take advantage of our close proximity to the beach. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Charlie W. Assistant General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This was the 4th time we have stayed at Song of the Sea. Before we arrived I called to see if we could get an early check-in. Called when we arrived on the island and checked in early. The room was spotless and as requested we had a bottle of white wine. Each day breakfast was excellent. We rode "new"... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Pat M, Thank you for staying with us once again and allowing our staff to provide another amazing stay for you. We are so glad that you continue to make Song of the Sea your place to stay on the island and we look forward to welcoming you back for your next visit! Sincerely, Charlie W. Assistant General Manager More 

Essex, Vermont
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to song of the sea for 17 yrs. it's always the most relaxing wonderful vacation . Quiet , quaint and just plain wonderful Staff so courteous friendly and helpful always and original staff always welcomes us back with a smile and " so good to see you again welcome back " Whether a couple days or... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Stowe6vt, Thank you for taking a moment to share your recent experience at Song of the Sea! I am so glad to hear that are still enjoying your vacation with us, even after all these years. We appreciate you being a loyal, repeat guest of ours. We will see you again soon. Sincerely, Charlie W. Assistant General Manager More 

Kansas City, MO
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We have been coming to Sanibel and Song of the Sea for about 10 years. We love this hotel. Quaint, quiet and feels like old Florida. We like the changes the new owners have made including new umbrellas, wake boards, and kayaks. Although we don't use the stove (because I am not cooking on vacation), we do enjoy the full... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Tembraann, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your kind feedback of Song of the Sea! We are very pleased that you continue to be a valued repeat guest of ours and are enjoying some of the many enhancements we are continuously making. We look forward to seeing you again in September! Warm regards, Charlie W. Assistant General... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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 

Additional Information about Song of the Sea

Address: 863 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7098
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $190 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Song of the Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Song Of The Sea Hotel Sanibel Island
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#10 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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