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Holiday Inn Sanibel Island

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Brighton, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

They were able to give us a great rate as a late booking. If I had known this was so beautiful, we would have stayed more than 1 night. The room was very clean and comfortable. The pool was nice even though the hotel is right on the ocean. All the landscaping was beautifully maintained and extra touches were done... More 

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Hollywood, FL
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel, even though it is right on the beach, could be so much more. The restaurant is not open, although they say it is under renovation, I didn't see any sign of that happening. The continental breakfast if you want to call it that was stale muffins, coffee and juice. What would it take to include some bagels, toast,... More 

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Thank 3xaladyHollywood_FL
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Rooms are average. Views are great if facing ocean or pool. There is a bar at the pool which is nice. The restaurant located to front of property had ok food but terribly slow service. Customer service at the hotel was great. Color of ocean water was not that great this year.

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KC
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two days prior to going to Key West. We wanted a convenient clean place on the beach and this place fit the bill. One of my pet peeves with Sanibel is the ridiculous "resort fees" that are tacked on every hotel stay. We didn't use the pool, bikes, lounge chairs, beach umbrellas or anything else. We... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it was an older hotel, not quite as nice as the pictures they use on the site. the restaurant was closed down.. they had a little grill by the pool with coolers..when you have to pay a "resort fee".. you expect a little better.. the beach was nice but it was "no-seen um" bug season which we were not told... More 

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Sharon T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sanibel Island, responded to this review

We appreciated that you selected our location for your getaway. While our kitchen is closed for renovations we are offering a complimentary continental breakfast for a quick start to your day however this will soon be replaced with a great menu for all meal periods. During the closure of our kitchen we have limited foor offerings at our tiki bar... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel with clean rooms and good location. Why even offer a breakfast when all you have is ice cold shrink wrapped danishes and not even a microwave... Otherwise not bad. Does charge a $25 resort fee which should be part of the quotes rate....

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Thank Rene R
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a Holiday Inn. Restaurant was closed for renovation. Rooms are adequate, and property is on the beach with a handful of rooms having a beach view. Overall property was fine, but service was meh, front desk manager wasn't overly accomodating on request for late checkout, or half day rental extension, despite the room being available that night.

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1 Thank Paul S
Sharon T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sanibel Island, responded to this review

We appreciate your four star rating and do hope that you will try us again and we can earn that 5th star. More 

Hesston, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the property, beachfront, landscaping and island itself! Very relaxed after a wonderful week. My only suggestion is to repair the wood deck by pool - very worn, paint peeling amd left me with splinters in my foot.

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Thank Mmayes13
Sharon T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sanibel Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, compliments and suggestion to improve even more. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All in all we enjoyed our stay here. We had never been to Sanibel before and rarely vacation so we expected a lot from this getaway. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained and the staff was pleasant. We were really disappointed that the restaurant was closed and felt that we should have been informed at time of booking. They... More 

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Sharon T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sanibel Island, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing that your stay all in all was enjoyable. We are pleased to announce that, weather permitting, our tiki bar poolside is now open seven days a week. Once our kitchen renovation is completed we will also open our full service restaurant with great offerings. More 

Aarhus, Denmark
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71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a danish Family of 5 who stayed at The Holiday Inn Sanibel Island. The hotel is motel style and the location is very good right at the beach. We could walk from our room to the beautiful beach in only 2 minutes. The pool area is small but clean, the poolbar is crowded so it must be good,... More 

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Sharon T, General Manager at Holiday Inn Sanibel Island, responded to this review

Happy to learn that you had a great family getaway and that our location was a good fit for your family. We do hope your stay in the United States built great memories for all of you. We are honored that you made us a part of it. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We cordially invite you to relax and enjoy our tropical island beach paradise at the Holiday Inn Beach Resort Hotel on Sanibel Island.The experience begins the moment you cross the Sanibel Causeway just west of Fort Myers, Florida and travel over the azure waters of the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. You'll feel the stress and fast pace of every-day life slip away.The Holiday Inn Beach Resort Hotel on Sanibel Island is located on one of the most beautiful sanctuary islands in the world with the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico as our own back yard. Sanibel Island is renowned for its natural beauty and habitat, miles of unspoiled beaches, world famous shell collecting, an array of activities, water sports, fishing and exceptional restaurants. Whether your visit brings you to our beachfront hotel for business or for pleasure, you will enjoy our charmingly quaint resort hotel surrounded by lush tropical landscape, pristine beach, ponds with waterfalls, outdoor pool with expansive sun deck, tennis courts and friendly staff who are eager to assist you.Plan your well deserved vacation or romantic getaway on Sanibel Island now. We specialize in leisure vacations, small meetings, retreats, corporate incentive travel and beach side weddings. We look forward to your visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Sanibel Island

Address: 1231 Middle Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6729
Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $164 - $448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Sanibel Island 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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Sanibel Island Holiday Inn
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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