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Penn Laird, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at the inn. As a family of 5 we had room to spread out, and prepared many of our own meals daily. The staff was so kind and the room wasn't fancy, but was very clean and everything worked perfectly! There is a momma manatee in her baby in the river behind the inn which... More 

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Thank You Courtney! We enjoyed having your family at the inn. Glad you had a good time! Hope to see you next year! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you are budget-minded, no frills, do it yourself type of traveller, then this place is for you! We stayed in the small studio next to the converted office/laundry room and it was perfect for our needs. King sized bed, small table and chairs, and a tiny TV (we never used) sitting on a dresser that we converted into our... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My boyfriend and I just returned from our stay here on the 4th of July weekend. We stayed in the Banyan room with my cat and his 13 year old dog, and I have to say, we were SO pleasantly surprised. I wish I could give this place 4.5 stars, but I wanted to be ultra conservative. Here's what we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We recently visited Sunshine Island Inn with our pups. We found an extremely comfortable, friendly place to stay. The beds were better than beds we had at stays at some of the Disney resorts....truly surprised. There is a small dock with a manatee swimming nearby. The beach is a short walk away. This is a great, clean mom and pop... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

it was clean, the room we had was very roomy, just what I was told it would be. If your looking for frills and the "Hilton" this is not for you. If you like quaint and to be left alone, this is your place. The manager is not on duty all the time but shes easy to reach by phone... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Pleasant cozy place to stay close to everything, just right for a small family. Steve the gentleman that was on duty their very friendly. would definately stay here again. Clean room, clean pool just the right size for a dip. One thing that could be better if they had a fullsize refrigerator.

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Orlando, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Trying to think of a positive... Here's the bad, maybe I will think of something good by the end. Poor check in, they are converting the office into a room, ? Kitchen: Faucet doesn't move! The frig has broken shelves, the ice maker doesn't work. They painted over (poorly) wall paper! Two wine glasses, lol. Living Room: Wow! the furniture... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We loved our stay at the Sunshine Island Inn! Our one week escape from the snow on Cape Cod just wasn't enough, so we just booked for three weeks next year. Palm Cottage had everything we needed. Small kitchen, king bed, table, comfortable sofa and chair. The pool is great for an afternoon dip. But the best part is the... More 

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Dearborn, Mi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

If you are a laid back, low maintenance, not too fancy, budget minded traveler, you will like this place. We are staying in the Banyan Room, it is super spacious, has a king bed, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, and dining area. 2 doorwalls out to the pool. It's clean, (no mold in the bathrooms as reported in 2013. We like the... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed the laid back feeling of this small Inn. Karen was very helpful in assisting us as first timers. Her helper, Steve, was a real plus. We had our small dog with us and the accommodations were great for her. It was a good location for access to the beach where we spent most of our... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You'll discover tropical paradise and island charm at the Sunshine Island Inn. Located in Old Town Sanibel, we are surrounded by lush palms and the natural beauty of the sleepy Sanibel River. Stroll on Sanibel's famous shelling beaches directly across the street or laze comfortably at our Inn's beautifully landscaped pool. The Inn has a variety of accommodations for families, as well as, some that are especially charming for couples and honeymooners. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunshine Island Inn

Address: 642 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7102
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $142 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunshine Island Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Sunshine Island Hotel Sanibel Island
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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