Waterside Inn on the Beach

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

Overview of Waterside Inn on the Beach

Waterside Inn on the Beach

2.0 star property

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • On private beach
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
Map
3033 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel, FL, 33957

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationJ. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge11 min walk
  • Popular LocationSanibel Island Southern Beach19 min walk
  • Popular LocationBailey - Matthews Shell Museum6 min drive
  • AirportFort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.)44 min drive

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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 Bowman's Beach and Turner Beach. Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum and Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge - 11 min walk
  • Sanibel Island Southern Beach - 19 min walk
  • Sanibel Historical Museum and Village - 5 min drive
  • Sanibel Historical Village and Museum - 5 min drive
  • Bailey - Matthews Shell Museum - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Southwest Florida Intl. Airport (RSW) - 44 min drive

About this property

Waterside Inn on the Beach

Waterfront hotel with an outdoor pool
Guests at this beach hotel will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area.
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. Kitchens offer refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

This Sanibel hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). 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.

Languages spoken

English

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Outdoors

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

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

More

  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 50.00

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Saturday (8 AM - 6:00 PM) and Sunday - Sunday (8 AM - 6:00 PM)
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival 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

Access methods

Staffed front desk, private entrance

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 20.00 per pet, per night
Welcoming 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

Important information

Fees

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

  • Resort fee: USD 25 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.

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
  • 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 25 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

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

Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 489 out of 950 reviews
5 - Excellent 51%
Rating 4 - Good. 298 out of 950 reviews
4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 93 out of 950 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 42 out of 950 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 28 out of 950 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.2/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Had a great week and will be back. Carol was amazing with good local tips. Loved their approach to Sea Turtle Conservation!
Stayed 5 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
everything was great
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2022

3/5 Okay

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Nice location , nice retro feel to cottage, but no hot water. Luke warm at best
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very nice place!
Stayed 6 nights in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Air conditioner was old and blows down on bed. Bathroom faucet needed repair. Friendly staff and great amenities. Loved free use of chairs, umbrellas and bikes!
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022