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Waterside Inn on the Beach

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  • Excellent61%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

I just returned from my vacation at the Waterside Inn, and my stay was wonderful. The Waterside Inn is located right on the beach front, and the beach is easily accessible from any room at the resort. The staff was very friendly and extremely accommodating....More

5  Thank CharlesJRogers
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a wedding that took place on the beach. The beach is very rugged and not groomed for optimal enjoyment. It's pretty but the sand flies or no see'ums ate everyone alive during the ceremony and the reception wasn't much better. Hard...More

1  Thank beckypooh
Response from WatersideSanibel, Manager at Waterside Inn on the BeachResponded 15 January 2016

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am sorry to hear that we did not exceed your expectations, unfortunately No-See-ums are a real nuisance on the island / south Florida we do spray but they live in sand and...More

Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Great location. Loved the Caribbean feel of this place and the gorgeous palm trees which surrounded the grounds. If you desire relaxing and peaceful I highly recommend Waterside. Just the spot to recharge your spirit. The staff was friendly, accommodating and informative about what to...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Prior to my vacation I had never been to Sanibel before. I chose the Waterside Inn due to their great reviews on trip advisors. When I called, Mary, was super helpful in making my reservation as well as informative about the island, things to do,...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

The place is very old, dirty and not well kept. Dirty walls, doors and floors. My feet bottoms were black in less than a minute of walking around inside. Hair all over the vanity and bathroom sink. Lip marks on a glass in the cupboard....More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 193 - US$ 265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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US$ 193 - US$ 265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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bombera17179
3 April 2018|
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Is there a restriction on dog size?
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melissamistretta
27 December 2017|
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Response from BeverlyOB | Reviewed this property |
There was a hairdryer in our bathroom on the wall. It worked extremely well. No complaints. The bathroom is very small, so the most efficient use of space is absolutely necessary in the cottages. Some may differ because of... More
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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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