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) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Poolside bar 
  • On private beach 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Restaurant 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • 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 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • 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 

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.

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 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Kayaking on site 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • 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.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Pets

  • 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.

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The resort fee includes:
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room coffee
  • Parking
  • Additional inclusions
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.

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A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.


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