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 2 outdoor tennis courts. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • iPod docking station 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Yard 

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 2 outdoor tennis courts 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 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


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 time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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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