Room type

Gulfview Deluxe Room

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

Gulfview Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Gulfview Kitchen Suite

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

Gulfview Kitchen

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

Gulfview Studio

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 5 infants)

Gulfside Guest Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Gulf Front Cottage

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 5 infants)

Gulfview Cottage

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 3 infants)

Beachview Cottage

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 5 infants)

Beachfront Cottage

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 5 infants)

Beach House

Max Occupancy: 12 guests (up to 11 children, 6 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelFlorida island resort with free WiFi and pool

Exploring the mangroves

Island Inn overlooks white-sand beaches on Sanibel Island in the Gulf of Mexico. The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum is a 5-minute drive, as is J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, home to river otters, alligators, turtles, and mangroves.

Free breakfast and pool

Guests can start the day with a free continental breakfast buffet, then go for a dip at the private beach - or in the heated outdoor pool. There are kayaks and paddleboards to rent, and local seafood with ocean views to enjoy at Traditions on the Beach restaurant.

Free WiFi and great views

Accommodation options range from weatherboard cottages to breezy, colorful studios. Each unit features free WiFi, an iPod® dock, and a HDTV with DVD player. All guestrooms come with ocean or resort views, and some have private balconies and equipped kitchens.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Simply step outside to unwind on the inn's beach. Have fun in the sun at Island Inn with summer activities like surfing/boogie boarding, snorkeling, and volleyball.

The inn offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach inn also offers an outdoor pool and an outdoor tennis court. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 186 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 49 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1895 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • DVD player 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Yard 
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Where to Eat

Traditions on the Beach - This restaurant is located on the beach. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach and an outdoor tennis court are featured at the inn. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor pool.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
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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.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Sunday - Thursday: 7 AM - 7 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 7 AM - 8 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • 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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We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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