Overview of Sunset Beach Inn

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Private beach, sun loungers, beach towels, kayaking
Private beach, sun loungers, beach towels, kayaking
Outdoor pool
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board

Sunset Beach Inn

3 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSanibel Island Southern Beach3 min drive
    Popular LocationClinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife4 min drive
    Popular LocationBailey - Matthews Shell Museum5 min drive
    AirportFort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.)45 min drive

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  • Partial Gulf View Accessible King

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsPartial Gulf View Accessible King
  • Partial Gulf View Guestroom 1st Floor

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 390 sq ft
    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsPartial Gulf View Guestroom 1st Floor
  • Gulf View Guestroom Top Floor - Partial View

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 388 sq ft
    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsGulf View Guestroom Top Floor - Partial View
  • Garden View Guestroom

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 390 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsGarden View Guestroom
  • Garden View Accessible King

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsGarden View Accessible King

About this area


Located in Sanibel, Sunset Beach Inn is on a private beach. Sanibel Island Lighthouse is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Sanibel Island Southern Beach and Bowman's Beach. Fishing Pier Fort Myers Beach and Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with snorkeling, parasailing, and windsurfing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sanibel Island Southern Beach - 3 min drive
  • Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife - 4 min drive
  • Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum - 5 min drive
  • Sanibel Historical Museum and Village - 6 min drive
  • Sanibel Historical Village and Museum - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportSouthwest Florida Intl. Airport (RSW) - 45 min drive


  • The Sandbar — 18 min walk
  • Over Easy Cafe — 5 min drive
  • George and Wendy's Seafood Grill — 5 min drive
  • Timbers Restaurant & Fish Market — 5 min drive
  • The Clam Shack — 5 min drive

About this property

Sunset Beach Inn

3-star hotel on the beach, near Sanibel Island Southern Beach
Guests at this beach hotel will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All 46 rooms provide conveniences like microwaves and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find balconies, DVD players, and premium bedding.
Sunset Beach Inn offers 46 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Sanibel hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a private beach, an outdoor tennis court, an outdoor pool, and complimentary bicycles.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered self parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Golf driving range
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool


  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach loungers
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Private beachfront location


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels


  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave

Outdoor space

  • Balcony


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers (weekdays)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe



Check-in from 4 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 25


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Property is also known as

Sunset Beach Inn
Sunset Beach Inn Sanibel
Sunset Beach Sanibel
Sanibel Island Sunset Beach Hotel
Sanibel Island Sunset Beach Resort
Sanibel Sunset Beach Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Sunset Beach Resort
Sanibel Sunset Beach Resort
Sanibel Island Sunset Beach Resort
Sanibel Island Sunset Beach Hotel
Sunset Beach Inn Hotel
Sunset Beach Inn Sanibel
Sunset Beach Inn Hotel Sanibel

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Sunset Beach Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Sunset Beach Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Sunset Beach Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Sunset Beach Inn?
As of Jan 17, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Sunset Beach Inn on Jan 18, 2021 start from $175, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Sunset Beach Inn have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Sunset Beach Inn pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Sunset Beach Inn?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Sunset Beach Inn?
Check-in is from 4 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Sunset Beach Inn?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is Sunset Beach Inn located?
Nestled on the beach, this Sanibel hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Sanibel Island Southern Beach, Sanibel Bayous, and Gulfside City Park. Periwinkle Way and Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Rating 5 - Excellent. 324 out of 997 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 407 out of 997 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 171 out of 997 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 67 out of 997 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 28 out of 997 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location is beautiful and peaceful, yet close by car to everything else on the island and to Fort Myers. The staff is hardworking and friendly. They took and enforced a lot of safety measures for COVID -- we felt safe. Our stay there was as relaxing and rejuvenating as we hoped.
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
There is a beautiful veiw. The resort is right on the beach- access is quick and easy. Beach lounges available at all times. Games and activities of all assortments. Pleasant staff and delicious resturant next to the pool. - Thank you for your hospitality ♥️
Stayed 7 nights in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
Pro: Decent price for a room. Good, central location on the island. Plenty of parking. Heated pool and shuffle board was fun. Bikes at our disposal for free. Comfy beds and pillows. Wash off station by the pool to rinse off sandy feet. Very quick access to the beach. Con: Not super clean...if you looked at the baseboards/door jams/edge of bathroom door, they were visibly grimey. Breakfast had to be ordered by 8pm the previous night, and then it is delivered anytime between 8:30am and 10am the next morning. We found ourselves waiting around for breakfast (more like little snack items anyways) to be delivered; you can’t pick it up. Also, we never saw chairs set up on the beach for us to use. It may be fixed now, but flooding made it so we couldn’t use the on site washer and dryer. If you’re looking for a budget friendly place with a good location, this is a great option. If you’re looking for a modern, clean place where you can get a decent breakfast, try somewhere else.
Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2020

2/5 Poor

Traveled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Amenities
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
We liked because it is close to beach, big heated pool, kichenet in room, free bickes , paddle bords and kayaks. But there is no washroom by the pool, parking lot is gravel, cars get dusty. First room we got was terrible: moldy pictures on walls, old filthy carpet, TV was smashed, lamps and refrigerator rusted. Much more... They really need to renovate rooms.
Stayed 6 nights in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
we have excelente weekend!! In good condition. The personal in lobby and staff excelent atention!! Thanks very much.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

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