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Lani Kai Island Resort

Expedia.comUS$ 142*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 170*
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Chicago
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The staff at Lani Kai is fabulous! Especially Tyla, Bethany, and Taylor! When we arrived there was an issue with our reservation thru expedia, they somehow booked our room twice. The front desk staff went above and beyond to help me resolve our issue. It was greatly appreciated. Our room was clean, any time we needed something, I called the...

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Canton, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say, I was a bit skeptical about my decision to stay at Lani Kai after reading some reviews that were not very favorable. But I am happy to say that my experience was top notch. From the moment we arrived and checked in at the front desk, we experienced nothing but smiling and helpful staff members. Bartenders...

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Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day at beach with frequent trips to bar, had a excellent dinner on top of roof with great friends than hit bar and band downstairs. Great fun place. A must stop if in FM beach. Glad I live close by for frequent stops!!

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Nelsonville, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've stayed here before. If you want to know any details about the hotel stay then do the "ask a question" segment on here and I'll be happy to share my Lani Kai hotel experience with you. This review is for the bar inside and the Sundeck outside. Joe is a wonderful bartender inside. He makes awesome drinks and is...

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AUSTIN
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room needed updating, lousy house keeping and absolutely no water pressure. Took forever to get hot water and air conditioning was loud. Not worth the effort except for the view, which was gorgeous

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Bethany S, Front Office Manager at Lani Kai Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are so sorry you did not enjoy your stay here. We do ask our guests to contact the desk if they have any issues with the room they are in so we can have the opportunity to accommodate in any way we can. As for your concerns with housekeeping...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drinks were meh, food, meh... service was decent. Views were amazing. The smell in the elevator was putrid. The indoor dining area also smelled putrid. Not sure what the deal is. I can't say I'd recommend. Sitting on a swing table is just ok.

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Bethany S, Front Office Manager at Lani Kai Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are so sorry you did not enjoy your time here. We will take your concerns seriously and I will bring it to the attention of the general manager.

Hartland, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 days before we left, I was desperately searching for somewhere else to stay, after reading so many negative reviews. Fortunately, I didn't find anything that would give us a balcony overlooking the ocean, steps from the beach and with many dining/food choices on-site. It's a family owned resort that stands out with the murals on every outside wall. Kind...

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Bethany S, Front Office Manager at Lani Kai Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! We are so pleased to hear after reading our negative reviews you enjoyed your entire stay! We strive on giving amazing customer service to our guests and we are so happy to hear your stay was enjoyable! We hope to see you again in the future!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room we had was nice inside but had an exhaust fan that ran 24/7. This is a very nice location for the happening crowd. The Sun Deck restaurant was nice outside if you can get past the horrible smell of the interior as you walk through. We had two daytime bar staff (women) that were very nice and customer...

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Bethany S, Front Office Manager at Lani Kai Island Resort, responded to this review

Elaine, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are glad you enjoyed the room you were in and the staff who was taking care of you! We will also take your concerns into consideration about the smell at the Sundeck restaurant. We hope to see you in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at this hotel a couple of years ago, so we sort of knew what to expect. We love the fantastic location, lovely view and large airy rooms. We have always found the staff here very friendly and polite, which was the same this time... quick and efficient check in/out all with a pleasant smile. We like this...

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Bethany S, Front Office Manager at Lani Kai Island Resort, responded to this review

Steve, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are more than happy that you have enjoyed your time at our hotel. We always strive to be friendly and helpful to our guests, so it is great to hear they were polite to you! We hope to see you again soon!

Beecher, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fun place to go for drinks on the beach and watch the sunset. Always busy and serving good drinks. Great place to mingle and people watch. Good to be able to walk to via the beach and back home. If you're lucky, you might even see some marine life....

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Bethany S, Front Office Manager at Lani Kai Island Resort, responded to this review

Terri, I am so glad you enjoyed your time here at our hotel. We look forward to having you return to our property!

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
*Lani Kai Island Resort* - Beachfront Resort on Fort Myers Beach This oceanfront, family-owned resort is located in Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Features include 3 beach-view restaurants, 7 beach bars with specialty tropical cocktails, full resort amenities, live entertainment 365 and more! Our rooms are recently renovated and include bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, hair dryers, makeup removal towels and more! Each room has a beachfront balcony to enjoy the mornings and sunsets and include a coffee maker and fridge to keep your mug warm and drinks cold. Free high speed wi-fi, private beachfront balconies, flat-screen televisions with full cable broadcasting, an outdoor pool right by the Gulf of Mexico, beach chairs & umbrellas, Jet Skis, Dolphin Tours, Parasailing, and more! Experience excellent service from our 24-hour front desk staff, refresh your wardrobe in our laundry facilities, and keep values safe in the safe deposit box. *The Bay Inn at the Lani Kai* - Inn on the Fort Myers Beach Bay Situated on Fort Myers Beach bay, The Bay Inn at the Lani Kai includes access to all resort amenities at Lani Kai Island Resort, which includes 400 feet of beach access, a heated pool, and nightlife entertainment. The inn features a dock for fishing and wildlife viewing. A microwave, refrigerator, and coffee-making facilities are included in every guestroom, and a seating area with a sofa bed is provided. Guests can stay connected with our high speed WiFi for free, and can relax with beautiful views while enjoying our flat screen TVs with cable. Suites offer full kitchens and more space for extended stays and larger parties, or enjoy the extra room all for you! The 24-hour front desk is located at the Lani Kai Island Resort while The Bay Inn at the Lani Kai includes free parking for 1 vehicle. *Lani Kai Attractions* - Fun in the Sun! Beautiful white sand beaches and the soothing warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on Fort Myers Beach, there is always something to keep you busy at the Lani Kai! The Fort Myers trolley stops directly at the Lani Kai Resort throughout the day. Using the local trolley service, guests can explore Fort Myers Beach’s Island, and Lover's Key State Park which is a 12 minute drive away. We have talented performers and entertainers to dance & sing along to. Limbo, water balloon toss, and dance offs daily with special prizes for winners! Public events for everyone, private events for parties/businesses and destination weddings means daily events and weekly specials all year! No visit to the Lani Kai is complete without some outdoor adventure. Try out a wave runner or fly high over the Gulf of Mexico with panoramic views behind a parasail boat. Glide through the water on a 2-hour guided jet-ski dolphin tour. Feel the wind through your hair or capture images of this beautiful tropical island. For the beach bunny in you that doesn’t want to move out of your chair while enjoying the beautiful sea breezes, we have a fantastic wait staff that brings your cocktails right to your chair! We won’t let you go thirsty at the Lani. Explore classic beach styles in quaint boutique gift stores lining the beach and have fun shopping for all your vacation souvenirs! We have a beach side playground area for kids to play as parents enjoy an amazing view of the Gulf. Beach games and the pool keep kids happy. *Beachfront Restaurants & Snacks* Food is Lani Kai’s forte with top rated restaurants ranging from casual beachside patio Sabal Palm Beach Bar & Grille, to our two rooftop restaurants including Sun Deck Restaurant with legendary “Glider Lounge” and Island View Restaurants infamous seafood and Italian fusion food fare. All restaurants have happy hour 7 days a week as well as unique daily specials to keep bringing both guests and local restaurant patrons back for more! With validated parking for every customer, you can park on the beach for FREE while enjoying your favorite plate overlooking Fort Myers Beach! *Live Entertainment 365 Days A Year* Fort Myers Beach’s best Entertainment on the island is found only at the Lani Kai. Keep jamming at our beach stage with island tunes and into the night at Club Ohana with live entertainment 7 days a week. From Dueling DJs, Live Bands and special guests appearances from national acts and celebrities through out 6 different bars and lounges, Lani Kai are always up to something! *Paradise Weddings and Private Events* Experience a magical Destination Wedding on Fort Myers Beach. Lani Kai provides all types of wedding services from rehearsals to full on ceremonies and wedding receptions. We have everything covered from rooms, food, decor and more! Our wonderful wedding planning staff is ready to assist your every need and is happy to assist brides and grooms with all the support they need so that their special day is perfect. Plan your next event at Lani Kai from birthdays through corporate events. Birthday parties, religious holidays, private parties, non-profit events, fundraisers, award ceremonies and more! Ranging from small gatherings to full restaurant's service, our event venue flexibility is what makes planning an event at Lani Kai fun! Choose your size, food selection, location and we will take care of the rest! *Convenient Location* Fort Myers Beach Times Square and Pier is 550 m from the property. Naples is 38 km from The Bay Inn at the Lani Kai, while Sanibel is 7 km away. Southwest Florida International Airport is only 13 Miles (22 km) from the property. Thanks for being here! ... more   less 

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Address: 1400 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2798
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Fort Myers Beach
Price Range: ₹ 8,468 - ₹ 16,871 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lani Kai Island Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Lani Kai Island Hotel Fort Myers Beach
Lani Kai Island Motel
Lanai Kai
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#23 On the Beach Hotel in Fort Myers Beach
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