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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 31 May 2013

We stayed in the King beachfront room.The room was clean, as expected. If you get a king room beware that the fridge advertised in room is a mini fridge (dorm style) and may not work so great. We went thru 3 before the maintanance man got a working one. Towels were available for the beach at poolside but get them... More 

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

We had a sea view room, a good size with 2 queen beds and a decent sized bathroom. All very clean and comfortable. Staff friendly, did not use the restaurant, the entrance of which is rather shabby, paint peeling on the stairway which put my husband off. We did have snacks and drinks at the pool side bar, that was... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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Reviewed 26 May 2013

A couple of years ago my daughter and I stayed here. While sitting on the beach decided that maybe this is here we want be often. We spent a day with a realtor and found a place to buy in Fort Myers where I now live. We often rent a couple of days at Sanibel Inn so we can get... More 

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Clarksboro, New Jersey
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Reviewed 25 May 2013

My husband and I were there from May 18-24....been going for 6 years...love it there! Rooms are comfortable and clean....beach is the best! Just a nice laid back relaxing place.....heaven! Didn't use the restaurant on site..plenty of nice places in the area to eat. There are bikes to use...only draw back was if you want to go sit at the... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 20 May 2013

This was my first stay at the Sanibel Inn and I will certainly return on my next Sanibel trip. The resort is conveniently located near the bridge to the mainland. Marion at the front desk is welcoming, friendly, and helpful. The room was clean and nicely appointed with everything needed. The screened in porch framed an amazing view of lush... More 

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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Reviewed 19 May 2013

I have to say my wife and I were shocked at how nice this resort is. Most of the 93 units have a beach view. The service, the location (get on the island and go straight until the road ends), the ambiance, everything was fantastic. We had a suite, yes we had to pay more but the extra room was... More 

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 15 May 2013 via mobile

My husband and I spent 3 nights here in a beachfront suite. The view was beautiful from our enclosed porch! The suite was renovated and clean with service everyday. We spent the days on the beach shelling, and stopped by the pool bar in the evening. Joe the bartender was friendly and helpful. Loved the resort but the downside was... More 

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Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 8 May 2013

This was our first stay at the Sanibel Inn and we are looking forward to returning. We did book a beach front suite and it was perfect, very quiet, clean,renovated, spacious for an older complex and a lovely, small screened porch with 2 chairs and a small table. We went for relaxation and peace and it was just outstanding. The... More 

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Fairport, New York
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Reviewed 8 May 2013

It was only a two day visit, but what a perfectly lovely place to spend it. The rooms were spacious and very comfy. Sweet little screened in balcony and a beautiful views. The staff couldn't have been more friendly. We'll certainly go back there next year.

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Oakhurst, New Jersey, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 May 2013

This was our second stay at Sanibel Inn - the first was 10 years ago. The Inn and the entire island offer the perfect mix of activity and relaxation. Ding Darling did not have nearly close to the bird population it had 10 years ago - most likely due to visiting during different seasons (and perhaps still due to hurricane... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Immerse yourself in nature at Sanibel Inn. The Inn offers a wide variety of accommodations and amenities surrounded by beautiful gardens and tropical palms. Come to Sanibel Inn to discover why Sanibel Island was just ranked #1 Favorite Worldwide Destination by Arthur Frommer and #5 Top US Beach by Trip Advisor. Just like the tropical flowers in the gardens, Sanibel Inn reflects the colors of the island. From the brightly painted exteriors to the warm soothing interiors of the guestrooms and suites, Sanibel Inn provides a relaxing and comfortable beach hideaway in one of the newly renovated guestrooms and one bedroom suites. Sanibel Inn also offers two-bedroom condominiums that are perfect for families or larger group of friends who wish to stay together. The Sea Star Café is located at the Inn and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with traditional café fare with an island twist. Sanibel Island is all about nature. Discover nature up close by bike via the 22 miles of paved bike and walking trails. Visit J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge to see a variety of migratory birds and explore an undeveloped mangrove ecosystem. Take a walk on the beaches and find rare shells such as the Junonia or 200 other species of shells. Take to the waters of the Gulf by kayak for a different point of view. Feel like a friendly tennis match, Sanibel Inn has a newly refurbished court on the grounds of the Inn or visit The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. Sanibel Inn guests are also invited to golf at The Dunes where the greens wind through 75 acres of natural lake view fairways and Audubon Cooperative Society wetlands. After a morning of exploration, unwind by the pool and bathe in the warm Florida sun. Just steps away, the Beach Bar offers cool libations and poolside snacks. Sanibel Inn offers a gateway to the various activities on Sanibel and the perfect spot for a relaxing day in the sun. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanibel Inn

Address: 937 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6994
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: ₹ 13,816 - ₹ 33,650 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sanibel Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 93
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Also Known As:
Sanibel Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Hotel
Sanibel Island Resort
Sanibel Inn Beach Resort
Sanibel Bed Breakfast
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“If you want a truly unobstructed Gulf view, insist on the 2 buildings closest to the gulf.”
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“All rooms look out towards the ocean, but some of the trees and the level of the land may block a really good view on the first floor.”
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