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Waterside Inn on the Beach

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  • 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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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

My husband and I Just spent a weekend on Sanibel Island and stayed at the Waterside Inn on the Beach. Our stay was very pleasant. Our room was spacious and had a full kitchen we could use. It was clean and the beds were very...More

3  Thank Judy G
Reviewed 19 November 2015

It's a hidden treasure that we have enjoyed immensely, sure it's beach side cottages with an old world flavor and not some new high rise bustling with stuffy staff members and that's exactly why we chose the place. The beach and pool are within feet...More

1  Thank Edith M
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Just loved my visit to waterside inn! Staff was so kind and accommodating. It was clean, cheery, and quaint. My mattress was so soft & so relaxing! The beach was beautiful & I hated to leave. I'll definitely be back.

2  Thank Tammy R
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Sanibel is certainly the shelling capital of the world! Waterside is an average hotel, it does have everything we need like a bed, shower, and small refrigerator, but the price is not bad and the beach is just a short walk away. I recommend visiting!

1  Thank langaha
Reviewed 6 November 2015

If you want your first step out of your cottage to be on the sand then this is the place for you. Great location right on the beach. Excellent shelling. Beautifully maintained grounds. The nicest staff - Jeff, John & Carol. They responded to every...More

4  Thank John B
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
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$174 - US$275 (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
Details
Price range
US$174 - US$275 (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
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melissamistretta
27 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
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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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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