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3111 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5697 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Of the many timesI’ve stayed on Sanibel, I most highly recommend the “Island Inn Resort”. Everything, the rooms, the superb staff were fantastic! And as a person, who was in the travel business, I check out everything! The staff will cater to your every need!...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Larry K
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Though I remembered loving Sanibel Island as a child, I hadn't been back in nearly 30 years - until we were invited to join friends for a quick weekend getaway. The property is DIRECTLY on the beach and every room is within easy walking distance...More

Date of stay: July 2018
4  Thank pixiness77
Response from Fishingflats, General Manager at Island InnResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Island Inn, we appreciate your detailed review! We're happy you were comfortable in your Kimball Lodge room as well as your friends in one of our cottages and enjoyed the amenities of the Inn. Sounds like it...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Just lovely. Celebrated husband’s 50th with a quick trip, escaping snow and cold up north. It was relaxing and comfortable. The service was exceptional. Great property—clean and nice. We were some of the youngest people there, but no matter. We were there to chill, not...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank susan s
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our third stay at this delightfully and sympathetically upgraded inn. All the history and style of the families who have stayed for generations has been protected whilst the accommodation has been superbly improved. We love the calm, the location and the superb service.....we will be...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Midgegx
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights at the Island Inn in Matthews Lodge - with amazing views. The apartment was ideal and spacious. We ate in the restaurant on the first night of our stay, food was ok, but not a great selection of wine which was...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank katie j
Response from Fishingflats, General Manager at Island InnResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sharing your experience during your stay with us! We're glad you found your Matthews Lodge Suite ideal for your stay and that you were able to join in on the beach walk that's offered every morning. You can learn so much about Sanibel...More

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Voted "Best Inn on the Island," the Island Inn, with its combination of old Florida cottages & modern lodges, sits on 10 beautiful Gulf front acres, offering 550 feet of beach with some of the best More shelling in the area. Serving guests since 1895, the Island Inn is the oldest, and newest, hotel on Sanibel. In 2018, the Inn opened the doors to the first new hotel building on Sanibel in nearly 40 years, Matthews Lodge, which offers 12 Gulf View Luxury Suite accommodations. Our mix of 49 accommodations are made up of five different hotel room types & cottages for couples, families, groups. All rooms have refrigerator, microwave & coffee making facilities & many have full kitchens. Guests of the Inn experience crisp, white linens on comfortable beds, Wi-Fi, flat screen TV's, DVD/CD players, iPhone docking stations & large screened porches with views of the Gulf. This serene setting is where the sound of the waves rolling onto the Sanibel shores can be heard 24hrs a day, 7 days a week! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
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Top resorts Hotels
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On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Top resorts Hotels
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
49
Price range
US$195 - US$457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Island Hotel Sanibel Island
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Island Sanibel
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Island Resort Sanibel
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Is Sanibel
Location
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Top resorts Hotels
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
49
Price range
US$195 - US$457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Island Hotel Sanibel Island
,
Island Sanibel
,
Island Resort Sanibel
,
Is Sanibel
Location
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
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Pool & Beach (139)
Dining (16)
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BJT1959
5 August 2018|
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Response from Fishingflats | Property representative |
To answer your question, things have vastly improved over the last few days on Island Inn's beach! The best way to see how current conditions are is by viewing the Inn's live beach cam on their home page. Mote Marine... More
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DB1234573
12 January 2018|
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Response from ta_user_06152018 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is really no central area on Sanibel. It’s more like there are “pockets” around the island. Huge estates in one area, many different small shopping centers that contain restaurants and then a couple of different... More
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Stimeykid
22 May 2017|
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Response from unicornlovie | Reviewed this property |
All the rooms have a Gulf view, however none are"directly " on the water. This is mostly because there is a protected barrier of beach vegetation; grasses, sea oats, various other native plants. This is true of the entire... More
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Room Tips
"Matthews Lodge - top floor - amazing views"
katiej621
1 week ago
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"Suite offer full kichen and the best views."
Travel714005
22 Nov 2018
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"We stayed in room 215. Overlooks the beach."
Denisewrites1
20 Nov 2018
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"Choose an upper floor room for a better view of the ocean."
tessaj656
16 Nov 2018
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