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Sanibel Inn

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937 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
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Dickinson, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and eldest daughter and her daughter all flew from Houston (IAH) to Fort Meyers, FL where we rented a car,then drove over to Sanibel Island. We stayed at the Sanibel Inn, renting a 2BR/2 bath condo (#3522) over-looking the beach on the west side of the island. This inn has 5-6 units, some are 2 story and some... More 

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Chincoteague Island, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed several nights in July and were really disappointed. The ocean front rooms are very small and really outdated. I usually don't write a review unless it is a positive one but I wouldn't want others to stay here thinking it is a top resort. In Florida it rains or storms at least once a day and of course... More 

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st louis
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved our suite on the second floor with a beautiful view. Grounds were very nice. have stayed on Sanibel and Captiva for years and we loved the beach as always, pool was nice too.. The only drawbacks were as follows: Bikes provided as part of daily fee charged are definitely not as good as you can get when you rent... More 

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Spring Hill Fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the Sanibel inn to use the pool bar and beach in the past but never stayed there. It is a nice setup and we decided to stay there in one of their 2 bedroom condos for 5 days just after the 4th of July. The room was quite nice and decorated in a great beach look. A... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have an RV so we normally stay up the road in the RV park, but decided to try the Sanibel Inn out as we have in the past had lunch and enjoyed their drinks at the bar. We booked the 2 bedroom condo with my parents and 2 teens. Our room was in the Hibiscus building on the 3rd... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Sanibel Inn whilst on holiday in Naples as we'd spent a day on the Island the year before. The Inn was in a great location. Just as you get onto the Island with a beautiful approach to reception. We were a little early to check in so had a wander around and a drink at the welcoming... More 

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Mount Union, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pretty quiet inn. There's a pool and a tiki bar. Be advised there is a $25 per day resort fee but it does include beach chairs and umbrellas (set up for you), use of kayaks, paddle boards, bicycles, tennis rackets, and some sort of reduced price for golf at a different location. The rooms are pretty spacious... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Sanibel Inn, responded to this review

Dear corneem9, Thank you for staying with us at Sanibel Inn and taking the time to share your very kind review. We are very pleased to know that you returned to our resort and had a memorable time once again. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Sincerely, Charlie W. Assistant General Manager More 

Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked into this hotel because Song of the Sea was booked! It was a pleasant surprise! We were upgraded to a suite with private king bed and pull out couch for the boys! There was a sink, small fridge and a microwave! We had ocean views and loved the Tiki Bar and Pool area! Overall a great place to... More 

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Charlie W, Manager at Sanibel Inn, responded to this review

Dear Adktreefarmer, Thank you for staying with us at Sanibel Inn! I am very pleased to know that our staff was able to upgrade you into one of our lovely ocean view suites. We look forward to serving you again very soon! Sincerely, Charlie W. Assistant General Manager More 

Sanibel Island, Florida
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We check in for three days and are pleasantly surprised. We stayed her many times in the eighties. It is under new ownership. Every thing was lovely. The restaurant which we used for lunch and breakfast was delicious. The breakfast music was annoying was our only complaint. The only problem was we booked a handicapped room and there is not... More 

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Dear Glorjac, Thank you for staying with us at Sanibel Inn and taking the time to share your feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to enjoy our resort and we look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Warm regards, Charlie W. Assistant General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room smelled like mildew and mold. The air conditioner was so noisy there was no sense of relaxation at all. I had bite marks on my legs after sleeping in the front room. The staff who cleaned the rooms did a great job as did the guys working the umbrellas and chairs for the beach.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Immerse yourself in nature at Sanibel Inn. The Inn offers a wide variety of accommodations and amenities surrounded by beautiful gardens and tropical palms. Come to Sanibel Inn to discover why Sanibel Island was just ranked #1 Favorite Worldwide Destination by Arthur Frommer and #5 Top US Beach by Trip Advisor. Just like the tropical flowers in the gardens, Sanibel Inn reflects the colors of the island. From the brightly painted exteriors to the warm soothing interiors of the guestrooms and suites, Sanibel Inn provides a relaxing and comfortable beach hideaway in one of the newly renovated guestrooms and one bedroom suites. Sanibel Inn also offers two-bedroom condominiums that are perfect for families or larger group of friends who wish to stay together. The Sea Star Café is located at the Inn and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with traditional café fare with an island twist. Sanibel Island is all about nature. Discover nature up close by bike via the 22 miles of paved bike and walking trails. Visit J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge to see a variety of migratory birds and explore an undeveloped mangrove ecosystem. Take a walk on the beaches and find rare shells such as the Junonia or 200 other species of shells. Take to the waters of the Gulf by kayak for a different point of view. Feel like a friendly tennis match, Sanibel Inn has a newly refurbished court on the grounds of the Inn or visit The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. Sanibel Inn guests are also invited to golf at The Dunes where the greens wind through 75 acres of natural lake view fairways and Audubon Cooperative Society wetlands. After a morning of exploration, unwind by the pool and bathe in the warm Florida sun. Just steps away, the Beach Bar offers cool libations and poolside snacks. Sanibel Inn offers a gateway to the various activities on Sanibel and the perfect spot for a relaxing day in the sun. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanibel Inn

Address: 937 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $194 - $406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sanibel Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 93
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Also Known As:
Sanibel Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Hotel
Sanibel Island Resort
Sanibel Inn Beach Resort
Sanibel Bed Breakfast
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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