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    Island Inn

    3111 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5697
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    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good26%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
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    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    I spent LOTS of time on TripAdvisor looking for our vacation spot on Sanibel and we were thrilled with our choice! We stayed in room 271 in the Matthews Lodge. Our room gave us a view that truly made it feel like we had the...More

    Thank Googs69
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Just a short overnight impromptu trip to get out of Tampa. What a pleasure. Well run place. The grounds are so pleasant with a mix of Florida native shrubs and some flowering non-natives. The rooms are nice , good A/C . Walkin shower in our...More

    1  Thank sonnienegroso
    Response from Fishingflats, General Manager at Island InnResponded 6 days ago

    We're glad you had a great time at the Island Inn on your weekend getaway! We appreciate the detailed reflection of your experience! It sounds like in your short stay you took in all that the Inn has to offer! We hope you will come...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Last minute stop in Sanibel on the way to Miami. Booked two nights on the phone (based on availability and their website images) about 2 hours before arriving. When we got there and checked into our room we realized it was a very dated place...More

    3  Thank Cynthia M
    Response from Fishingflats, General Manager at Island InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts concerning the Island Inn. The staff at the Inn remembers your stay and we're sorry Sanibel Island and the Island Inn were not the best fit to your needs. We hope your travels and stay in Miami were pleasurable...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Let me start by saying the hotel rooms location is great, but most of Sanibel island share the same nice beach. So what's wrong with this property? They want to get money out of you in any possible way. We paid a lot of money...More

    1  Thank Ramzi_MB
    Response from Fishingflats, Manager at Island InnResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts, as the Inn prides itself on offering a value-added experience to its guests unique to Sanibel Island. This includes no resort fees, no parking fees, complimentary hi speed Wi-Fi, complimentary light Continental breakfast, and complimentary...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stay in Kimball Lodge most times. We have never, ever had a bad experience with the Island Inn. My wife's grandparents and parents all stayed there when they visited. I can't say enough about the staff, the accommodations, and the service. It is our...More

    Thank brocketp
    Response from Fishingflats, General Manager at Island InnResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for leaving your experience with us! We love to hear about the cherished memories made at the Island Inn through the generations of families! See you again on your next visit to Sanibel!

    Song of the Sea
    691 reviews
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersGold level
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 172 - US$ 277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Green Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • #2 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 49
    • Reservation Options
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sanibel Island
    • Also Known As
    • Island Hotel Sanibel Island ,
    • Island Sanibel ,
    • Island Resort Sanibel ,
    • Is Sanibel
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    Traveller (858)
    Room & Suite (187)
    Pool & Beach (125)
    Dining (14)
    Hotel & Grounds (534)
    Bathroom (17)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
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    Stimeykid
    22 May 2017|
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    Response from unicornlovie | Reviewed this property |
    All the rooms have a Gulf view, however none are"directly " on the water. This is mostly because there is a protected barrier of beach vegetation; grasses, sea oats, various other native plants. This is true of the entire... More
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    26 April 2017|
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    Response from world_citizen61 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it looked like it was.
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    20 April 2017|
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    Response from TONYandMIMI | Reviewed this property |
    No, and I always check! It's very clean.
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