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Island Inn

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Perfect location on Sanibel. Gulf front rooms with beautiful views of the sunsets. Close to shopping, restaurants. Traditions was a nice bonus with live music. The rooms were clean and the grounds well kept. Would definitely stay again!

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reviewing again after our fourth stay at this spectacular property. A wonderful weekend at the Seagrape Cottage! I can't say enough about the property, the staff, and the beautiful gulf front location. We were delighted from the moment we arrived until we had to head home. The property is so well attended and we encountered friendly and helpful staff members...

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Thank reallyhungry
Fishingflats, General Manager at Island Inn, responded to this review

We're so happy you had another great stay with us & enjoyed everything Island Inn has to offer! Your detailed review will definitely help others decide on their place to stay. Hopefully your next visit you can stay a little longer in paradise!

Lake Placid, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here last year (Oct, '16 and the first time) and enjoyed our stay so much we booked a room for last night (5/15/17) for a quick overnighter as my wife's sister was in town. Even though the Island Inn is currently rebuilding Matthews Lodge (btw, we were told it should be done by December and we are SO...

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Fishingflats, Manager at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to the Island Inn and for taking the time to review your second experience with us! We are so glad that you enjoyed your return stay and appreciate you mentioning our NEW Matthews Lodge renovations not being an interruption. The Inn is fortunate enough to be located on 10 acres, so this work does not effect...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely loved the resort and staying on sanibel island. My mother lives in Sunny isles beach on the east coast, but I wanted her to have a mini vacation at this west coast resort. I also went with a close friend. The staff is super nice. The room is exceptional with a nice kitchen, bathroom with double sinks, two...

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Mims, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is fabulous! The staff is super nice, friendly and accommodating! It has been quite a long time since I have been able to say that I was MORE than satisfied with my accommodations. This is a really lovely Inn, run by lovely people! We stayed in the Kimball Gulf suite and it was very comfortable! The Island is...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front desk staff has to be the most helpful and kindest front desk staff I have met anywhere, and I do really mean that. I liked my Gulf view studio. It suited my needs perfectly. I appreciated having a washer and dryer available to not have to pack wet bathing suits and cover-ups. I was a late arrival (after...

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Thank Harpo2015
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Island Inn from 4/24/17 - 4/28/17; I stayed in Kimball Lodge. The screened in balcony was beautiful - I ate breakfast there every morning and had a great view of the ocean and palm trees.......how relaxing! I cannot remember his name, but one of the late night staff guys assisted me with my phone so that...

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Fishingflats, General Manager at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review! It sounds like you had a great stay on Sanibel and enjoyed all the fun stuff our island has to offer. I’m sure others will appreciate the information you shared and will find it helpful for planning their stays at the Island Inn.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there for two nights, room was clean and comfy, views outstanding and peaceful. Only issue I had was the at Traditions, pricey but offered great food. I opted for the gluten free pasta which was nice to have available. Unfortunately the waiter messed the order up even though I stated numerous times my allergies. He brought me regular...

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Fishingflats, General Manager at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Island Inn, it’s good to hear you loved your views and the room. We’re sorry about your issue with the restaurant. We have spoken to Traditions on the Beach regarding your situation and received confirmation they have reached out to you. We do hope that you will come back and stay with us again!

Easton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to stay loved the resort, had a home away from home feel if your lucky enough to live at the beach. The shells were plentiful. With a restaurant onsite no need to leave unless you wanted to.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome place to stay - will be back for a repeat visit. Sanibel island is such a relaxing vacation and the beach combing is amazing. We couldn't have stayed at a better location right at the beach. The property managers are wonderful and the property has a wide variety of accommodation options.

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Fishingflats, General Manager at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We’re glad you had a great stay at Island Inn and enjoyed the shelling at the beach. Can’t wait for you to come back and see us soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Voted "Best Inn on the Island," the Island Inn, with its combination of old Florida cottages and modern lodges, sits on 10 beautiful Gulf front acres, offering 550 feet of beach with some of the best shelling in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island Inn

Address: 3111 W Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5697
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: $236 - $505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Island Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Island Hotel Sanibel Island
Island Sanibel
Island Resort Sanibel
Is Sanibel
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Sanibel Island
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“I could hear the people above me, but I think everyone quiets down early because they are exhausted from the beach.”
Harpo2015, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Kimball Lodge had a great view”
slivalisa, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“Loved Kimball Lodge - SO CLOSE to the gulf - YES, you can certainly hear the waves!!”
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“Beach houses are the best”
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“We stayed in 249 and had a gulf view. The screened porches are wonderful.”
Familyof4fromtx, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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