Get an overview of this hotelFamily oriented inn on Sanibel Island, Florida

Sanibel sands

This family-oriented inn is situated on a Gulf of Mexico beach at the southeast end of Sanibel Island, about 1 mile from the Sanibel Lighthouse; the Dunes Golf and Tennis Club is 1.5 miles away.

Continental breakfast

Continental breakfast is served each morning (included in resort fee). Bicycles and beach umbrellas are a few of the complimentary amenities offered by Seaside Inn. A heated outdoor pool and seaside shuffleboard court are additional perks.

Beachfront lodging

Facing the Gulf or the palm-fringed pool and gardens, all Seaside Inn guestrooms feature kitchenettes, free wireless Internet, and LCD TVs with HBO, the Disney Channel, and DVD players.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Situated on a private beach, the Seaside Inn is at the southeastern end of Sanibel Island, within a mile of the Sanibel Lighthouse and half a mile from Causeway Blvd, leading back to the mainland. Periwinkle Way, with restaurants, galleries, and boutiques, is also within a half-mile, and the Dunes Golf and Tennis Club, where guests receive discounts, use of a golf cart, and driving range access, is within 1.5 miles.

Continental breakfast baskets (included in resort fee), with fresh fruit, yogurt, pastries, and juice, are delivered to guestrooms nightly for the following morning. Other complimentary amenities include bicycles, tennis racquets and balls, a lending library with paperbacks and DVDs, and beach chairs and umbrellas, kayaks, paddleboards, and bicycles.

The inn's outdoor pool and shuffleboard court overlook the Gulf of Mexico.

The Seaside Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 32 
  • On private beach 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

Seaside Inn delivers a daily complimentary Continental breakfast basket(included in resort fee) with fresh fruit, yogurt, pastries, and juice.

The inn serves breakfast only, but there are numerous dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

The Dunes Steakhouse




Island Cow

Doc Ford's

Nearby Things to Do

Seaside Inn has its own private beach and offers complimentary beach chairs and umbrellas. Sanibel Island is famous for the wide variety of shells found on its beaches, especially shells from the island's many indigenous mollusk species. A fine day could be spent combing the resort's beach and surrounding beaches for interesting specimens.

A heated outdoor pool and a shuffleboard court overlook the Gulf. Complimentary bicycles are available for exploring the island, which boasts 17 miles of bike paths.

Guests receive discounts at the semi-private Dunes Golf and Tennis Club, about 1.5 miles away. The back nine of the Dunes golf course is an Audubon-sanctioned wildlife preserve, where many species of native wildlife can be observed. The club also has seven Har-Tru tennis courts.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • 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.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The hotel 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.

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

Fall Escape - 4th Night Free

Book a 4-night minimum stay August 12 - December 13, 2015 in the "Fall Escape - 4th Night Free" rate category, for travel August 16 - December 17, 2015, and receive the following:

  • Complimentary 4th night reflected in the rate paid at time of booking
  • Sports membership to The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club with discounts on golf and tennis
Must book the "Fall Escape - 4th Night Free" rate category to qualify. Details available at check-in. 4-night minimum stay required. Offer is not transferable or redeemable for cash, and cannot be used for future stays. No refunds for any unused portion of offer. Resort fee is charged on the complimentary 4th night. Not applicable to existing, confirmed reservations. All nights must be consecutive. Offer cannot be combined with other promotions, packages, negotiated/qualified rate plans, and offers. Offer is subject to availability. Blackout dates and other restrictions apply.

Fall Escape - USD100 Spending Credit Promotion

Book a minimum 3-night stay in a Fall Escape - $100 Spending Credit rate plan now – December 15, 2014 for travel now – December 18, 2014, and receive a USD100 spending credit for use at resort outlets and Dunes Golf and Tennis Club. Must book a Fall Escape - $100 Spending Credit rate category to qualify. Minimum 3-night stay required. Credit is applied to guest's account at check-out. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotions, discounts, or coupons and is not applicable to previous reservations or group bookings. Blackout dates may apply, including holidays. Advance reservations required. Offer is subject to availability. Details at check-in. Other restrictions may apply.

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