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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here Feb 1-5, 2017. Beautiful setting, comfortable room and great location. Right on the beach with a nice pool and close access to all the nature and recreation activities of the island. Great birding and shelling! Bikes available, but went early and many needed maintenance. Continental breakfast delivered each day to room. Towels available for pool and beach...

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Saint Michaels, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was at Sanibel Island Beach Resort in early February, 2017. The location is great - beach is at your backyard. Sanibel is a beautiful island with amazing beaches. My note: book early - it is very busy.

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Baltimore MD
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice enough hotel close to beach but nothing to write home about. OK room and clean but nothing special. Beach has no attendant. Lounge chairs just sitting there but with a lot of bird poop on them. No umbrellas available. But a nice shell beach. Overall kind of a run down place for the high price charged. No restaurant although...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good mid range priced hotel/motel for sanibel where lodging can top $500/day. The housekeeping staff was excellent. Front desk was surly at times but overall capable. More of a motel with room doors opening to parking lot. A short walk to beach so no view to speak of (on photo shown beach is to left) but room...

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location,Location -Location but right now under renovation Wait to book this resort-it is disappointing and very expensive- though clean and convenient to the beach. the restaurant is closed-outdoor bar should follow and also close-very limited! The re

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Springfield, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not really a resort, more like a motel. But, it is close to the beach, and modestly priced. We liked the beach access which is a short walk. There are no ocean views that we were aware of - so go for the basic room. The rooms are much like an average motel, but adequate in all respects....

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Whitby, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving into the resort driveway you get a feeling that your in for an awesome experience. You will notice the clean location and very well kept entrance. The front desk staff greet you with a warm hello and smile. Check in was a breeze and the room and parking was explained was very easy to understand. I was fortunate that...

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel turned Resort style is the perfect location to be on Sanibel Island. So conveniently located with access to many eating places and shoppes. It is even just a short drive into Captiva where you can find more places to tour, eat and shoppe. Venture out of your Resort living area door and you are just steps away from...

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3Thank Jo L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the perfect inn to stay for our 45th anniversary. Very quaint with beautiful grounds right on the Gulf. Mature palm trees shade the beautiful grounds and hammocks offer perfect relaxation. Our room was great with the most comfortable pillows and beds we have ever had. My wife is ordering the pillows! All staff were very friendly, especially Jesus....

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2Thank Glenn M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let's be clear this is in no way a "resort". It's a motel with doors opening to the outside and no elevator facilities. We used IHG points and despite having a screenshot which stated no additional fees to be paid the hotel decided that they do not have to comply with IHG rules so would not honour this. One employee...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Gill68, Thank you so much for leaving a feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I can assure you that your comfort and satisfaction are of utmost importance to us and for that please accept my sincere apologies if your stay was negatively affected by the overall level of customer service you received from some of our staff and...

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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A tranquil boutique hotel nestled amid swaying palms and sandy beaches Sanibel Island Beach Resort is a cherished gulf-front retreat for nature lovers - shell collectors and those who enjoy outdoor recreation mixed with great shopping and dining. Guests enjoy private beach access as well as an outdoor pool and sundeck bike rentals tennis courts hammocks and lounge chairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanibel Island Beach Resort

Address: 1231 Middle Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6729 (Formerly Holiday Inn Sanibel Island)
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: £177 - £340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sanibel Island Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Sanibel Island Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Holiday Inn
Sanibel Island Beach Resort Florida
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#15 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“If you want a view close to the beach and pool then ask for a view room”
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 of 5 bubbles 972stephenp, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick up some food at the grocery to save on dining out. We did & loved our savings & not putting on pounds while vacationing.”
 of 5 bubbles JoL883, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure to have a car since there are no dining options on property.”
 of 5 bubbles jbrenz, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are no good rooms in my opinion!”
 of 5 bubbles TraceyW339, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You may not get a choice "in season." Also note, there is no elevator so prepare to carry bags up steps if on second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles BobB28, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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