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Private beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
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Private beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Guest reviews

4.3/5 Excellent
588 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning
  • Laundry

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Explore the area

Popular LocationSanibel Island Southern Beach19 min walk
Popular LocationPeriwinkle Way3 min drive
Popular LocationSanibel and Captiva Island Visitor's Center10 min drive
AirportFort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.)44 min drive

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  • Studio, 2 Queen Beds, Kitchen (No Pets Allowed)

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsStudio, 2 Queen Beds, Kitchen (No Pets Allowed)
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds (No Pets Allowed)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Queen Beds (No Pets Allowed)
  • Cottage, 1 Bedroom (Pets Allowed, Must be under 30lbs)

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
    More detailsCottage, 1 Bedroom (Pets Allowed, Must be under 30lbs)
  • Cottage, 1 Bedroom, Resort View (Pets Allowed, Must be under 30lbs)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Resort view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Queen Sofa Bed and 1 Twin Trundle Bed
    More detailsCottage, 1 Bedroom, Resort View (Pets Allowed, Must be under 30lbs)
  • Bungalow, 1 Bedroom, Poolside (No Pets Allowed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
    More detailsBungalow, 1 Bedroom, Poolside (No Pets Allowed)
  • Cottage, Poolside (Pets Allowed, Must be under 30lbs)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
    More detailsCottage, Poolside (Pets Allowed, Must be under 30lbs)
  • Studio, Kitchen, Oceanfront (No Pets Allowed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStudio, Kitchen, Oceanfront (No Pets Allowed)
  • Cottage, 1 Bedroom, Oceanfront (Pets Allowed, Must be under 30lbs)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Beach view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsCottage, 1 Bedroom, Oceanfront (Pets Allowed, Must be under 30lbs)

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices exclude taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Sanibel

Located in Sanibel, Waterside Inn on the Beach 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 Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf are also worth visiting.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sanibel Island Southern Beach - 19 min walk
  • Periwinkle Way - 3 min drive
  • Sanibel and Captiva Island Visitor's Center - 10 min drive
  • Bowman's Beach - 12 min drive
  • J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.) - 44 min drive

Restaurants

  • Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille - 4 min drive
  • George and Wendy's Seafood Grill - 4 min drive
  • The Mad Hatter - 4 min drive
  • The Sanibel Sprout - 4 min drive
  • Greenhouse Grill - 4 min drive

About this property

Waterside Inn on the Beach

On a private sand 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 27 rooms provide conveniences like microwaves and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Phones, ironing boards, and free toiletries are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Waterside Inn on the Beach offers 27 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a private beach and an outdoor pool.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

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

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

Free self parking

Things to do

Bicycle rentals
Fishing
Outdoor pool

Family friendly

Laundry facilities
Microwave
Outdoor pool

Conveniences

Free newspapers in lobby
No elevators

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

English

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Beach loungers
Beach umbrellas
Picnic area
Pool sun loungers
Pool umbrellas
Private beachfront location

More

Beach towels
Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

Cable channels
Flat-screen TV
Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Microwave

More

Iron/ironing board
Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 7 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Saturday (8 AM - 8 PM) and Sunday - Sunday (8 AM - 7 PM)
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; access will be through a private entrance

Access methods

Staffed front desk, private entrance

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per pet, per night
Dogs and cats only
Up to 30 lbs
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

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Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 20 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Internet access
  • In-room coffee
  • Parking

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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 20.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Alcohol is not served at this property
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Property is also known as

Waterside Inn Beach Sanibel
Waterside Inn Beach
Waterside Beach Sanibel
Waterside Beach
Waterside Inn On The Beach Hotel Sanibel Island
Waterside Hotel Sanibel Island
Waterside Resort Sanibel Island
Waterside On The Beach Sanibel
Waterside Inn on the Beach Hotel
Waterside Inn on the Beach Sanibel
Waterside Inn on the Beach Hotel Sanibel

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Waterside Inn on the Beach and receive a full refund?
Yes, Waterside Inn on the Beach offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Waterside Inn on the Beach cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Waterside Inn on the Beach?
As of Jul 6, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Waterside Inn on the Beach on Jul 7, 2020 start from $176, 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 Waterside Inn on the Beach have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
Yes, Waterside Inn on the Beach allows cats and dogs with a maximum weight of up to 30 lbs per pet. There's a fee of USD 20.00 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Waterside Inn on the Beach?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Waterside Inn on the Beach?
Check-in is from 3 PM–7 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for USD 50.00 (subject to availability).
Where is Waterside Inn on the Beach located?
Nestled on the beach, this Sanibel hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Sanibel Island Southern Beach, Gulfside City Park, and Sanibel Bayous. Periwinkle Way and Sanibel Historical Museum and Village are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Waterside Inn on the Beach

4.3
Excellent
5 - Excellent
301
4 - Good
197
3 - Okay
64
2 - Mediocre
18
1 - Poor
8
4.4
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.1
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2020

    4/5 Good

      This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      Clean, private , and guiet. Easy access to beach .

      Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      Our room was comfortable and well equipped. The grounds were ABSOLUTELY gorgeous.

      Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

      4/5 Good

        Very good

        Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2020