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Waterside Inn on the Beach

Expedia.comUS$ 191*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 219*
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Silver Lake, Hawkeye NY
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We stayed in the Blueberry beach cottage #112. This is a duplex raised building on piers or timbers, enclosed. #112 has an awesome deck with an old huge shade tree and partial views of the ocean. A quick walk to to beach. The cottage is spacious and open, very clean and practical.

Thank Mary B
So. Indiana
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This was my second trip to this quaint gem of a vacation spot. It's not fancy but super cute, comfy and clean and what makes Waterside so charming. It's got beautiful landscaping and a great beachfront. Staff were very accommodating. You can rent bikes on site which was a plus. Loved bike riding to some great restaurants and shops. Great...

Thank lbottorff
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

A last minute weekend away turned out to be a wonderful, relaxing getaway. Quiet, clean, comfortable. Grounds are pretty and cottages are cute. Private beach. Complimentary Sunset Party was nice, front desk staff friendly and helpful. Can't wait to come back!

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Out the cottage door and you're on the beach. Literally! We stayed in Lime Cottage and found it delightful. Mid-Century Modern ..... but being in our 70's, we figured we, too, were Mid-Century Modern, so it was a perfect fit. This is not fancy hotel living. This is staying in a cottage on the beach living. Be sure to bring...

Thank Bannyrose
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Centrally located on the island-everything we wanted to do and see was a short distance away. The room was small for 4 people, and in need of updating-AC unit was loud, limited outlets. But it served our needs at the time.

Thank Bert A
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We enjoyed our stay! The spacious accommodations allowed for visitors. It is a quiet location and all units have ocean views. The front desk is open all day long and they have just about anything you might need including information. Bikes are available for rental, an onsite pool, grill etc. It costs a little more but you are right on...

Thank Sheila X
WatersideSanibel, General Manager at Waterside Inn on the Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us please come back and see us again. Best wishes, Jeff

Hudson, Wisconsin
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We spent a long weekend in Sanibel, didn't know what to expect and was so pleased. The rooms are old, but very adequate and very well maintained. The staff were super friendly and are a wealth of information about the island. We rented bikes and went shelling. It was late January the weather was unseasonably warm. Ahhhh. we will be...

Thank sligo1986
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

When we pulled up to the place .... first words that came to mind "paradise on earth". We loved the cottages. All the amenities. When we walked into our cottage there was island music playing on a Sonus speaker for our enjoyment. The cottage was very clean. There was nothing missing. Everything we needed was there for us from the...

1Thank pjbrow59
Everett, Washington
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is an older place but well kept up. There were a whole bunch of regulars here that have been coming forever. Super friendly staff made this a special visit. It's expensive during the high season but worth it. One nice beach just full of shells. The internet connection was terrible except late at night.

Thank GenotheViking
Panama City Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We actually used two different types of rooms while we were here because we ended up extending our stay. The first room was a double room with a balcony you could see the beach from. Really nice place. Carol at the front desk is AMAZING!! She told us about the best restaurants and attractions while keeping us in our budget....

Thank Lauran B

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Are you searching for that true Olde Florida charm and style? Look no further than Waterside Inn! You?re just steps away from the beautiful beaches of Sanibel. Amenities include a heated pool, beach loungers, on-site bike rentals, and BBQ grills. Come to relax and unwind in one of our small inns or cottages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterside Inn on the Beach

Address: 3033 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5609
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: ₹ 12,842 - ₹ 21,574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Waterside Inn on the Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Waterside Inn On The Beach Hotel Sanibel Island
Waterside Hotel Sanibel Island
Waterside Resort Sanibel Island
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Cottages if available”
JC-Meg, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near the beach in Pineapple have great views.”
Doug72, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All cottages are very quaint, blueberry cottage is a raised building and has one steep flight of stairs and good views.”
W2991LTmaryb, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The two front cottages, I think, are the best.”
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Bannyrose, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Depends on how many people you are and whether you want a separate living area.”
BostonTraveler62, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
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