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Sunset Beach Inn

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3287 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5611 See on map
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

We stayed five nights and had a few issues when we arrived- but the staff was wonderful and by the second day our issues were resolved. Everything was comfortable and the beach was awesome. However, though the room was comfortable (beds very comfy and the...More

1  Thank Connector815072
Response from Bill W, General Manager at Sunset Beach InnResponded 18 September 2018

Dear Connector, I'm so glad you had a good stay with us. I'm sorry that you had some issues initially but very glad to hear that our staff took care of you and got things quickly back on track. I'm glad you appreciated the service...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

We would total go back and have no complaints. Our room had a kitchenette but maybe they all do. Close to Airport, very clean, friendly staff from front desk to houskeeping, awesome shelling, great breakfast gift basket, pool was extremely enjoyable, very close to Captiva.More

Thank RPL1212
Response from Bill W, General Manager at Sunset Beach InnResponded 15 September 2018

Dear RPL, Thank you for sharing such a nice review of your visit to Sunset Beach Inn. I'm so glad we could provide the perfect getaway...and wish you all the best for what sounds like the arrival of a very special little boy or girl....More

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to Sunset Beach for many years. This year through no fault of the inn, we encountered the “red tide”. It was really bad. We had dead fish and birds on the beach. We coughed, sneezed, and had a hard time breathing....More

1  Thank Rose Ann Q
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed at this Inn (expect a motel style accommodation) a few days in July. 2 bedroom apt was fine for our family, baby crib available. The pool is nice. The space - and location I guess - is fine. Our apt was very dark...More

Thank RikkeRF
Response from Bill W, General Manager at Sunset Beach InnResponded 27 August 2018

Dear Rikke, I'm so sorry you had a disappointing experience during your recent visit to Sunset Beach. We're much more than a motel - we offer many of the amenities of a full service hotel and more, and provide exceptional service to our guests -...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018

This was the third time my husband and I stayed at Sunset Beach. Each time has been just perfect. The rooms are clean and updated. The breakfast baskets are great. Pool is big enough even when there are kids playing, the shell cleaning station is...More

1  Thank Carrie W
Response from Bill W, General Manager at Sunset Beach InnResponded 4 August 2018

Dear Carrie, Thank you for continuing to come back to Sunset Beach Inn time and time again. I'm so glad that each of your visits was as perfect as this one! You certainly did a great job describing all there is to enjoy at the...More

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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 More 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. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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On the Beach
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
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US$ 155 - US$ 433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sanibel Sunset Beach Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Sunset Beach Resort
Sanibel Sunset Beach Resort
Sanibel Island Sunset Beach Hotel
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
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Pool & Beach (152)
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Amenities (35)
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Bekki G
25 June 2018|
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Response from Bkchero | Reviewed this property |
If you are referring to things like buckets and shovels to dig holes or build sand castles I do not remember seeing any of those. Enjoy your trip.
24 March 2018|
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Response from barbar558 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to walk through some shells to get to the harder sand area near the water. Yes, weather dependent but not difficult
26 February 2018|
Response from travelersjimbeth | Reviewed this property |
Sorry 4 delay. Sea Shells are plentiful, distinctly different, colorful collectable. My wife and I enjoyed gathering shells early morning.
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"Gulf view room!"
15 Sep 2018
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"Any room is perfect, but get a top floor room if possible or an even better view!"
19 Jul 2018
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"stay at a nicer place."
22 Jun 2018
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"We enjoyed the balcony. All rooms on the top two floors have screened in balconies."
12 Jun 2018
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