Room type

Gulf Front Guestroom Top Floor

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Gulf Front Suite 1st Floor

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Gulf Front Suite Top Floor

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 infants)

Two Bedroom Sanibel Residence

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Gulf View Guestroom 1st Floor

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Gulf View Suite 1st Floor

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Gulf Front Guestroom 1st Floor

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Gulf View Guestroom Top Floor

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Gulf View Suite Top Floor

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelOn Gulf of Mexico beach on Sanibel Island, FL

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Gardens and wildlife

Set along a Gulf of Mexico beach amid the lush gardens of Sanibel Island, the inn is 3 miles from the Sanibel Lighthouse and 7 miles from the J. N. Darling US Wildlife Refuge; golfing is within 4 miles.

Pool and bicycles

Nature and comfort harmonize seamlessly at the Sanibel Inn. Butterflies and hummingbirds flit about the tropical gardens. A poolside bar invites relaxation. Use of bicycles is included in resort fee.

Balconies with views

Sanibel Inn rooms and condos feature furnished balconies with gulf, pool, or garden views, and free WiFi. Rooms have refrigerators and microwaves; condos offer full kitchens.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Nestled amid manicured grounds and tropical gardens, the recently renovated Sanibel Inn overlooks a white-sand, shell-strewn beach along the Gulf of Mexico.

The use of bicycles and wireless Internet access are included in the resort fee, as are beach chairs, paddleboards, and kayaks. The Beach Bar adjoins a heated outdoor pool. Golfers can enjoy the links at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club. Tennis court access including racquets and tennis balls is also part of the resort fee.

For a change of pace from numerous nearby restaurants, guests can cook up a fresh-air feast on the hotel's barbecue grills.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 93
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Free WiFi
  • Poolside bar
  • On private beach
  • Free self parking
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Tennis on site
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Smoke-free property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Restaurant
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • In-room safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • DVD player
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Free WiFi
  • Microwave
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Phone
  • LCD TV
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Where to Eat

Sea Star Café and Bar - Features traditional café fare with an Island twist for breakfast, lunch and dinner, in a casually chic environment. Located just steps from the lobby, the Sea Star offers menu items including breakfast favorites, sandwiches, burgers, pastas, steaks and the finest seafood from the Gulf and beyond. Open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week.

The Beach Bar - Casual poolside dining. Light fare such as sandwiches and salads. Cool tropical drinks. Open late morning to late afternoon.

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Nearby Things to Do

Water sports and relaxation reign at the Sanibel Inn. Guests sun and swim at the on-site beach or at the heated outdoor pool. The white sands invite long strolls and shell-seeking. Use of bicycles and beach chairs is complimentary. Beach umbrellas are available for a surcharge.

Guests receive discounted access at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club, a semi-private facility 1.5 miles away.

The J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, 7 miles from the hotel, comprises more than 6,400 acres of mangrove forest, submerged seagrass beds, cordgrass marshes, and West Indian hardwood hammocks. Activities at the refuge include birding, bicycling, hiking, canoeing, and kayaking.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Kayaking on site
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible parking
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

Summer Escape Promotion

Summer Escape Promotion

Book a minimum 4-night stay in a Summer Escape rate category now - September 26, 2015 for travel May 1 - September 30, 2015 and receive the following:

  • 4th night free, reflected in rate paid at time of booking
  • Sports membership to the Dunes Golf and Tennis Club with live entertainment and discounts on golf and tennis.
Full details at check-in. Must book a Summer Escape rate category to qualify. Minimum 4-night stay required. Blackout dates may apply. Offer is not applicable to any previous reservations or group bookings, and cannot be combined with any other packages, weekend rates or promotions.Children eat free breakfast is valid up to 2 children 12 years and under. Kids must be accompanied by at least one paying adult and choose from the children’s menu or breakfast buffet if available. Other restrictions may apply.

Summer is Heating Up...Just Escape!

Book a 4-night minimum stay in the Summer is Heating Up...Just Escape! rate plan before September 26, 2015 for travel May 1 - September 30, 2015 and receive the following additional benefits:

  • 4th night of stay free (already reflected in room rate)
  • Coupon book with $250USD worth of resort coupons
  • Free breakfast for children aged 12 and under
Full details at check-in. Must book a Summer is Heating up...Just Escape! rate category to qualify. Minimum 4-night stay required. Blackout dates may apply. Offer is not applicable to any previous reservations or group bookings, and cannot be combined with any other packages, weekend rates or promotions.Children eat free breakfast is valid up to 2 children 12 years and under. Kids must be accompanied by at least one paying adult and choose from the children’s menu or breakfast buffet if available. Other restrictions may apply.

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