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    Waterside Inn on the Beach

    3033 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5609
    +1 877-693-2066
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good27%
    • Average6%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “pineapple lodge” (65 reviews)
    “the cottages” (63 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 599 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My wife and I spent ten days at the Waterside Inn in mid-January, our first visit to Sanibel in several years. There are 12 units in one big, two-story building, but the rest are in side-by-side cottages, named for different fruits and painted that color...More

    Thank daveleetransit
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 16 May 2017

    Tucked away and quiet, this Inn provided a great location for a weekend getaway. We stayed in an efficiency in the Pineapple Lodge and found it to be roomy, clean and just steps from the beach. There were plenty of beach lounge chairs available and,...More

    5  Thank Jay H
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    If you are looking for updated 5 star this probably isn’t for you but it was extremely clean, nice towels bathroom amenities etc. we stayed in a Pineapple Lodge room which was comfortable. WiFi worked well (even had a signal on the beach). The room...More

    1  Thank marthatravels
    Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

    A beach getaway with homage to Olde Florida!! This quaint beachfront property is a true gem! My husband surprised me with a birthday getaway which also happened to fall over the new year holiday so he made all of the arrangements himself. I am usually...More

    1  Thank annjeediggs
    Reviewed 8 January 2018

    Ultimate vacation nightmare. The only thing this place seriously has going for it is the beach, but beach is available anywhere on the island so do yourself a favor and rent a different hotel. I seriously can not begin to describe everything wrong with this...More

    6  Thank Tanya L
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$291 - US$392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • #7 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • United States >
    • Florida >
    • Southwest Gulf Coast >
    • Sanibel Island
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    • Waterside Hotel Sanibel Island ,
    • Waterside Resort Sanibel Island ,
    • Waterside Inn On The Beach Sanibel Island, Florida
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    melissamistretta
    26 December 2017|
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    Response from BeverlyOB | Reviewed this property |
    There was a hairdryer in our bathroom on the wall. It worked extremely well. No complaints. The bathroom is very small, so the most efficient use of space is absolutely necessary in the cottages. Some may differ because of... More
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    anijoamos
    17 September 2017|
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    Response from WatersideSanibel | Property representative |
    Good morning ! \In answer to your question, yes pets are allowed on the beaches on Sanibel , they must be on a leash. Also, Algiers beach is not that far from us. Please is I can answer any other questions please let me... More
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    Stewart T
    5 August 2017|
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    Response from Lsterry | Reviewed this property |
    It was clean! And it was quiet but we had the last cottage on the beach edge.
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    Room Tips
    "Blueberry cottage was very roomy. We needed 4 beds and we got them."
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    "Try a cottage if available, you will not be sorry!"
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    "If you want to think you're Robinson Crusoe take Mango 102, otherwise Raspberry and Grapefruit cottages..."
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    "Beach front is the way to go. Pineapple 121 or 127."
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