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Glen Arbor, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Sanibel Inn is an excellent option for the first-time visitor to beautiful Sanibel Island. The rooms have been recently refurbished with good quality. The Inn is very functional with friendly, helpful staff. The location on the island at the end of the causeway is excellent.

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Urbana, IL
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Reviewed 24 March 2013

This little property takes care of almost everything you need to enjoy some island fun. The staff are very helpful, the rooms were well-maintained, and the property is clean and quiet. When we arrived the room we were given was musty so we were moved to a condo. The screened-in balcony had a beautiful view of the ocean with nice... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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Reviewed 23 March 2013

Recently visited March 17-21, 2013 and had a great time! Property grounds were beautifully in bloom and quiet. Staff made us feel comfortable, and we enjoyed our stay. Loved the bikes and the screened in porch. Great location on Sanibel Island. Can't wait to return next year!

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Belleville, Canada
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Reviewed 17 March 2013

Loved the inn and it's friendly staff. Nice to have bicycle rentals and screened-in balconies. The pool was very warm and enjoyable. This was a benefit as there was no hot tub. Easy access as it was right on the beach with it's own boardwalk. The perfect family atmosphere. No college party goers here! Would go back in a heart... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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Reviewed 17 March 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the Sanibel Inn. The room was clean and bright with an ocean view. The greatest selling point is the screen porch facing the ocean. We kept our sliding door open all night so that we could hear the ocean while we slept. We ate on the porch every morning. We had our 16-month-old daughter with... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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Reviewed 15 March 2013

This was a great resort. A little pricey however the rooms and grounds are spectacular. We loved that you could use the hotel's bicycles to explore the Island. Beach was beautiful and beach chairs were also included in the room cost. Hotel was located in a great part of Sanibel Island.

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Lyons, Colorado
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Reviewed 14 March 2013

We stayed in one of the one bedroom units overlooking the pool and beach. The unit was a little dated but was everything we wanted. The pool was heated and never full. Don't expect to swim in the ocean... cool and not clear. The hotel restaurant was reasonable for the island ...not fast mind you...but the food was always good.... More 

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Reviewed 6 March 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the Inn. The location is nice, view of the Gulf from our comfortably sized room was nice, appreciated the screened porch. Enjoyed the pool, nice size and temperature. Inn was quiet, parking is easy, food at the restaurant was good except that an item priced at $10 on our in-room menu, and $12 on the... More 

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 March 2013

Wonderful spot to go for getting away from the cold weather! Everything you need to feel relaxed and have fun is here. Nice location on Sanibel, as it is away from the busiest part of the island. We were in one of the condos, and had every convenience - one comment would be to have a little more in the... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Iowa
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Reviewed 4 March 2013

You can't go wrong with the Sanibel Inn! You are practically right on the beach and the staff are extremely polite, pleasant and helpful. Great shelling, too! Wi-Fi is good, rooms a bit outdated, but the beds are very comfortable with lots of pillows! Next year I'm going to upgrade to a 2 bedroom residence just to have more room.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: ₹ 13,773 - ₹ 33,615 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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