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    Waterside Inn on the Beach

    3033 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5609
    +1 877-693-2066
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good27%
    • Average6%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “pineapple lodge” (63 reviews)
    “the cottages” (62 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Private Balcony
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 587 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This is a quaint gaggle of duplexes right by the beach. It is snuggled between some larger properties, but you can't tell. It seems you are alone on the Island. The units could use some updating, but that might take away some of the charm....More

    Thank jonathan b
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Tucked away and quiet, this Inn provided a great location for a weekend getaway. We stayed in an efficiency in the Pineapple Lodge and found it to be roomy, clean and just steps from the beach. There were plenty of beach lounge chairs available and,...More

    4  Thank Jay H
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Very friendly and helpful front desk staff. Clean room but noisy air conditioner. Dirty water odor, probably left over from hurricane Irma. Easy walk to the beach. Allowed to take their lounge chairs onto the beach. Adequate pool. I'd stay there again.

    Thank Julie V
    Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

    So.... remember your worst experience at a hotel/motel? This was worse than that. So dirty and unkempt. Floors, walls, doors, furniture, beds. Bathroom door was falling apart at the bottom due to water damage. The sofa was so disgusting we put towels down to sit...More

    2  Thank Debra L
    Response from Chris N, Manager at Waterside Inn on the BeachResponded 3 weeks ago

    Well you obviously have us confused with another resort. We are not a party hotel. Really don't understand this review as this was not anything that is even close to what our resort is like. Advice to others reading this review. Please look at other...More

    Reviewed 2 September 2017

    We loved staying at the Waterside Inn (first trip there; fourth trip to Sanibel). We stayed in the Pineapple lodge, and appreciated the assigned parking spots right next to the building. There is not elevator and a few stairs, so if you are not able...More

    Thank WtrSprite
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 140 - US$ 186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • #7 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sanibel Island
    • Also Known As
    • Waterside Inn On The Beach Hotel Sanibel Island ,
    • Waterside Hotel Sanibel Island ,
    • Waterside Resort Sanibel Island
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    anijoamos
    17 September 2017|
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    Response from WatersideSanibel | Property representative |
    Good morning ! \In answer to your question, yes pets are allowed on the beaches on Sanibel , they must be on a leash. Also, Algiers beach is not that far from us. Please is I can answer any other questions please let me... More
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    Stewart T
    5 August 2017|
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    Response from Lsterry | Reviewed this property |
    It was clean! And it was quiet but we had the last cottage on the beach edge.
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    Arenee0610
    15 July 2017|
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    Response from nfowler7 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, the hotel is pet friendly. There was a charge for the pet, I don't recall how much, but it was worth bringing our dog. She had a great time, the staff was always "loving" on her. We took her to Sanibel beaches with... More
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    "If you want to think you're Robinson Crusoe take Mango 102, otherwise Raspberry and Grapefruit cottages..."
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    "Beach front is the way to go. Pineapple 121 or 127."
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    "bring bikes"
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    "Some rooms are closer to the beach and some are closer to the pool. Check the website."
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