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3111 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5697 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I visited last week for a 2 night stay. I have been coming to Sanibel since I was a kid, and love to return whenever possible. We booked one night and ended up in the Kimball Lodge. Rooms were very comfortable and...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Though I remembered loving Sanibel Island as a child, I hadn't been back in nearly 30 years - until we were invited to join friends for a quick weekend getaway. The property is DIRECTLY on the beach and every room is within easy walking distance...More

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Response from Fishingflats, General Manager at Island InnResponded July 19, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Island Inn, we appreciate your detailed review! We're happy you were comfortable in your Kimball Lodge room as well as your friends in one of our cottages and enjoyed the amenities of the Inn. Sounds like it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed for a 2 night getaway. We travel frequently and work in the hospitality industry (Hotel Management). Location was great, right on the beach, and service was excellent! Rooms had a “Island cottage” feel with modern kitchen and bath. Spacious for...More

Thank KGWM
Response from Fishingflats, General Manager at Island InnResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for sharing your review and experience of the Island Inn! We're glad you had an excellent stay and were able to go on the beach walk and enjoy our amenities during your short getaway! We appreciate your review and we hope you'll visit us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Island Inn completely surpassed all of my expectations! Check in was seamless, with Ken providing us a slew of wonderful information - I felt like we were checking into luxury day camp! The new suites in the Matthew Lodge were incredible. There was tons...More

Thank Rachel S
Response from Fishingflats, General Manager at Island InnResponded 4 days ago

We're happy to hear your Island Inn experience in our new Matthews Lodge! We appreciate your review and feedback. We hope you'll join us again on your next Sanibel vacation!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked the Island Inn sight unseen at the last minute and really lucked out! It turned out to be everything we could have hoped to get. Just as the description, a mix of old and new, with an amazing beach and a relaxed feeling. The...More

Thank Anton N
Response from Fishingflats, General Manager at Island InnResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for sharing your experience! We're glad you had a wonderful stay and enjoyed the atmosphere and our amenities with your last minute stay! We look forward to your next visit!

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Voted "Best Inn on the Island," the Island Inn, with its combination of old Florida cottages & modern lodges, sits on 10 beautiful Gulf front acres, offering 550 feet of beach with some of the best ...More shelling in the area. Serving guests since 1895, the Island Inn is the oldest, and newest, hotel on Sanibel. In 2018, the Inn opened the doors to the first new hotel building on Sanibel in nearly 40 years, Matthews Lodge, which offers 12 Gulf View Luxury Suite accommodations. Our mix of 49 accommodations are made up of five different hotel room types & cottages for couples, families, groups. All rooms have refrigerator, microwave & coffee making facilities & many have full kitchens. Guests of the Inn experience crisp, white linens on comfortable beds, Wi-Fi, flat screen TV's, DVD/CD players, iPhone docking stations & large screened porches with views of the Gulf. This serene setting is where the sound of the waves rolling onto the Sanibel shores can be heard 24hrs a day, 7 days a week! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Business Center with Internet Access
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
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Top resorts Hotels
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On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Top resorts Hotels
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
49
Price range
$97 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Island Hotel Sanibel Island
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Island Sanibel
,
Island Resort Sanibel
,
Is Sanibel
Location
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Top resorts Hotels
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
49
Price range
$97 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Island Hotel Sanibel Island
,
Island Sanibel
,
Island Resort Sanibel
,
Is Sanibel
Location
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
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BJT1959
August 5, 2018|
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Response from Fishingflats | Property representative |
To answer your question, things have vastly improved over the last few days on Island Inn's beach! The best way to see how current conditions are is by viewing the Inn's live beach cam on their home page. Mote Marine... More
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DB1234573
January 11, 2018|
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Response from ta_user_06152018 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is really no central area on Sanibel. It’s more like there are “pockets” around the island. Huge estates in one area, many different small shopping centers that contain restaurants and then a couple of different... More
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Stimeykid
May 21, 2017|
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Response from unicornlovie | Reviewed this property |
All the rooms have a Gulf view, however none are"directly " on the water. This is mostly because there is a protected barrier of beach vegetation; grasses, sea oats, various other native plants. This is true of the entire... More
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"The Matthews Lodge was incredible - brand new building with direct water views and assigned, covered parking."
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"Can't lose on a good room"
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"All the rooms are ocean front ."
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"First floor in Kimball Lodge facing ocean - only steps from dunes"
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