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Sunset Beach Inn
Ranked #14 of 20 Hotels in Sanibel Island
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed December 5, 2013

We enjoyed every minute spent at Sunset Beach Inn. We watched the sunsets every evening from the beach. Each morning we rode the bikes down to Periwinkle and back, we have already looked at dates for returning after the Easter break. The weather was just perfect, loved it!!

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Shannon D
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Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

This hotel exceeded our expectations , we got a good deal and were shocked on how clean and nice the staff were , we went during low season so no issues with crowds or getting a good beach spot /chairs . The location is great with long biking roads . The room was huge and has a full kitchen . This is a hotel to relax not to party .

TIP - before you pass the bridge into Sanibel there is a publix , stop there and do all your grocery purchases . The local grocery "Jerry's" have ridiculous prices , the only item worth while is their key lime pie - highly recommended .

4 starts because -
1. They have a HUGE nat infestation ( little mosquitos with a strong bite) they did not have any warnings nor do they provide repellant like other hotels do .

2. They need new bikes . They are free but super uncomfortable and worn out .

  • Stayed: September 2013
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1  Thank Crissm22
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Reviewed November 28, 2013

We enjoyed our short weekend at Sunset Beach Inn, the weather was great and we got to play some shuffle board and tennis. Our room was cleaned daily by our friendly maid lady who was very polite. This will be our new vacation spot, what a great time we had.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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1  Thank ricardo a
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Reviewed November 27, 2013

Good people operate a nice place. Stayed in a room with a full kitchen. Good ocean view. Large pool. Located on the beach.... Only stayed one night but would stay again no problem......Very helpful staff gave directions and recondations to local restraunts and atractions ......

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with family
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2  Thank mysox777
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Reviewed November 21, 2013

We stayed at Sunset Beach Inn for 3 nights and had a great time. The property is located near to the attractions of which my family and I enjoyed tremendously. The room was clean and fresh and I had a view of the ocean from where I was.

The staff was very nice especially the cleaning ladies in the morning. We are definitely looking at returning next year with our friends. Thank you for a great stay and see you soon.
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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 24, 2013

Property is older and needs a bit of TLC, on the plus side our room which had a king bed was comfortable and nice. The room had a large flat screen tv and the continental breakfast was ok. I enjoyed being able to have an umbrella and lounge chair on the beach. We stayed for 2 nights and it was a pleasant experience. The front desk staff was helpful and polite. Housekeeping did their job but they weren't overly friendly. One highlight was that they had free bikes for the guest to use.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

My sister and I stayed from 9/25 to 9/29. EVERYONE we came into contact with was most pleasant...from the hotel desk staff (we encountered several) and the housekeeping, grounds staff. They all had smiles and kind words at all times. The rooms were very clean. Our room had some damage on the ceiling from where that popcorn ceiling coating was peeling off in about 3 little spots...the blow dryer in our room was dead, but was replaced within minutes. The beds were so very comfortable. The beach very nice. The pool was gorgeous, but needed some skimming (debris from storms earlier)...I do have to say that if you are planning a trip there and NEED Wifi...ie for work, this may not be the place for you. The Wifi was sketchy at best and I could not stay connected to it for more than 2-3 minutes at a time. Again, with the i phone data plan, I didn't need to fret much, but since they advertise free wifi, it was disappointing that it didn't work...glad I didn't have to depend on it. The continental breakfast was what a continental breakfast is...cereal, donuts, muffins, bagels...they did have apples...maybe not your typical breakfast fruit, but it was a nice snack at lunch. We cannot wait to stay there again.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Sunset Beach Inn

Address: 3287 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5611
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Location: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
Price Range: $188 - $497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunset Beach Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sunset Beach Inn includes forty-six guestrooms and suites nestled on 4.5 acres of tropical Sanibel Island. Our 360 feet of beach along the Gulf of Mexico offers beautiful shells, tranquil sunsets and pristine sand. Relax by the pool with the Gulf of Mexico across the horizon.Each morning prepare for an activity filled day with a complimentary Continental breakfast, with an assortment of fresh fruit and breakfast breads. Play a set of tennis or ride a complimentary bicycle and explore the 23 miles of bike paths throughout Sanibel Island. Play a friendly game of volleyball with the beach just within view. Two shuffleboard courts await a challenging game near the picnic area. The resort offers two gas grills and picnic tables-perfect for a family dinner out under the graceful palms. Whether relaxation or fun filled activities are in your vacation plans, The Sunset Beach Inn provides the perfect beach getaway for families and couples. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Sanibel Sunset Beach Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Sunset Beach Resort
Sanibel Sunset Beach Resort
Sanibel Island Sunset Beach Hotel

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