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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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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
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    Reviewed 5 February 2016

    Our stay was as expected, based on several other visits to Waterside Inn. Idyllic spot on the best shelling beach in the world, with the following specific highlights: 1. People. This trip we met Carol and Laura (they insist that they are a team) and...More

    Thank 933suzanne
    Response from WatersideSanibel, General Manager at Waterside Inn on the BeachResponded 23 February 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback and taking the time to post your review! We are happy you enjoyed your visit and can't wait to see you again on your next trip. Best wishes, Jeff

    Reviewed 4 February 2016

    The Waterside Inn is full of old Florida charm that is fast disappearing in the age of new condos and teardowns. The staff were all very pleasant and John the maintenance man was truly an ambassador for the property and Sanibel in general. I would've...More

    1  Thank Dub1955
    Reviewed 29 January 2016

    Our disappointment started at check-in. Despite our paperwork showing we were “PAID IN FULL”, Waterside’s new management insisted we owed them an extra $300. + tax pet fee ($20/night for 15 nights). Our documented prepaid amount, by agreement with the previous management, included a pet...More

    10  Thank BillyBatson
    Reviewed 28 January 2016

    Well where do I start? 1. Hot water heater went out in the evening. Nobody is around after 7 PM. waited till morning and they came by and fixed it. Went out again. Had to ask for another room. I guess no hot water is...More

    5  Thank Nicholas A
    Response from WatersideSanibel, General Manager at Waterside Inn on the BeachResponded 2 February 2016

    Dear Guest, I am sorry that we did not exceed your expectations, However I want to thank you for passing along your comments. I have passed the maintenance items along to the maintenance department and they have all been repaired. Regards, Jeff

    Reviewed 22 January 2016

    The good We rented Lime #101 unit, which consisted of a living room/kitchen, bedroom with king bed, & bathroom. The complex had a TV, comfortable furniture and basic kitchenette stuff that were adequate for two adults. The bed was comfortable and the shower, although made...More

    4  Thank rockymtpics
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    About
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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$140 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Sanibel Island
    • #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
    • Also Known As
    • Waterside Inn On The Beach Hotel Sanibel Island ,
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    • Waterside Resort Sanibel Island
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    anijoamos
    18 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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    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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    15 July 2017|
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    Response from nfowler7 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, the hotel is pet friendly. There was a charge for the pet, I don't recall how much, but it was worth bringing our dog. She had a great time, the staff was always "loving" on her. We took her to Sanibel beaches with... More
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