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brooklyn,ny
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived at Song of the Sea after a long day traveling. When we went to our room we were disappointed that it was smaller and darker than we anticipated. I went to the office and asked Shanique if we could upgrade to another room. They were booked and didn't have 4 nights available. I started to leave and assumed...

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Bill W, General Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear jujane, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! I'm glad Shanique was able to quickly take care of your request for a different room at our adjacent property and that you had such an enjoyable experience once you got settled. I will certainly pass your appreciation on to Shanique, directly. We're honored to have hosted your visit...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our room at Song of the Sea with nice hotel layout surrounding the pool and a nice path to the beach. Best shelling beach ever! Took 2-3 walks per day along the water and never tired of the lovely breeze and interesting shells. Room was very good size with attractive terra cotta tile floors and an island feel....

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Bill W, General Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear mplsgirl, What a lovely review of your stay - thank you for sharing! I'm so glad you had such a nice time and found so many opportunities to make some great memories at the resort as well as in the surrounding area. Your compliments of our breakfast and the high quality and relaxing nature of our guest rooms is...

Webster, New York
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely small inn on the beach. Nothing over two stories, every room has a screened in porch. Beautiful pool, jacuzzi, shuffleboard, hammock and many places to sit outside. Excellent continental breakfast. Free bicycles. Rooms are spacious and nicely appointed with efficiency kitchen. Free beach towels, nice lounge chairs and sun umbrellas. We're going back.

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Bill W, General Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Poseygurl, Thank you for being our guest. We are always pleased to see how much our guests love the experience of staying at Song of the Sea and I sincerely appreciate your taking the time to share your impressions. I'm glad you found so many opportunities to enjoy our amenities and services, and sincerely look forward to seeing you...

Bonita Springs, Florida
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My wife and I spent 3 days at Song of the Sea in March, 2017. We choose a unit on the Gulf. We got a very nice fist floor unit - spacious with a full kitchen, a screened lanai and a small room with a convertible sofa, a bureau and closet - the only bureau and closet in the unit....

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Bill W, General Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Lawrence, Thank you for sharing such a nice review of your stay at Song of the Sea. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit and found so much to love about the resort and had an opportunity to enjoy our complimentary breakfast on our beautiful patio. We take allot of pride in making sure our guests take some great...

Osterville, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a relatively small inn so if you'd prefer to have fewer people milling around, this is the place. It's very comfortable: we had a King bed efficiency unit that had plenty of room. The bathroom is small but workable (think Hampton Inn size). The resort is very clean and well-kept. It's major feature is proximity to the beach....

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Bill W, General Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Oville, Thank you for your very nice review of the Song of the Sea. I'm delighted to see how much you enjoyed the resort and I'm glad you had such a memorable stay. Your suggestion to other travelers regarding the sound from our tile flooring is appreciated, though I have to admit this is the first I've heard of...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Song of the Sea is a lovely retreat from the world. Right at the water's edge, the hotel provides everything one could possibly want for a quiet escape. The excellent breakfasts in the morning, the welcome bottle of wine, the beach beds, towels, and umbrellas, and afternoon cookies were all welcoming gestures that made a difference in our comfort...

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Bill W, General Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Kate, I really appreciate your taking the time to share such a nice review of your stay with us at Song of the Sea. I'm glad you found plenty of opportunities to enjoy the amenities we offer - it's always a pleasure to be part of creating such nice memories for our guests and I hope you will continue...

Milford, Connecticut
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Song of the Sea in mid January for a week. We had vacationed in Sanibel many times before when our kids were growing up but always stayed in in a condo rental. This was the first time just the two of us decided to go to Sanibel together for a week. We fell...

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Bill W, General Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Anne, I'm so glad you had such a great getaway and enjoyed Song of the Sea with just your husband this time! Your wonderful comments about the service of our staff are sincerely appreciated and I will pass along your thanks to Jane and Susie directly. We're very proud of the great team members at Song of the Sea...

Frenchtown, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This historic beach front hotel is in the most perfect location to enjoy the best of Sanibel Island. The famous Lighthouse is within walking distance and the main restaurants and shopping are no more than two miles away. Located on one of the best beaches to collect shells or see all the migratory waterfowl enjoying the constant supply of fresh...

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Bill W, General Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Dear David, It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and I'm glad you found so many opportunities to enjoy all of the great recreation and other activities the Island is famous for. I'll be sure to pass along your compliments to our staff on their service - the do know the island very well, and...

NE Ohio
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I was looking for a place on Sanibel to spend a long weekend with my young adult daughter. Once I got past the fact that ALL accommodations on Sanibel are expensive, I narrowed the search to beach front properties which was important to us and read as many reviews as I could. Finally, landing on Song of the Sea. We...

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Dear BNice3, I'm so glad you enjoyed your getaway to Song of the Sea with your family. I sincerely appreciate your taking the time to write and share such a lovely and descriptive review of your experience at the resort and on the island. It's great that you had some opportunities to really explore some of the best dining and...

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly loved our stay here. Ideal location, amazing amenities, clean rooms, and great people. We loved the kitchen area as well as the screened in patio. The grounds were beautiful and tropical. Truly the best place we've ever stayed. We were relaxed and had a great time. We will be back. Thank you for a great stay staff of song...

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Bill W, General Manager at Song of the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing such a glowing review of your visit. I'm glad we had the honor of being your host and will of course share your nice comments with our staff. It was our pleasure to serve you and we look forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, Bill Wellman General Manager bwellman@theinnsofsanibel.com 239-472-3181

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • 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 )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Song of the Sea is a romantic Beachfront European style inn located on beautiful Sanibel Island. This intimate inn offers individualized personal service with picturesque views of the beach and the warm Gulf waters on the horizon. To welcome each guest, the Inn offers a complimentary bottle of wine upon arrival. The newly updated guestrooms and suites feature rich combinations of mahogany toned wood and wicker combined with fabrics in shades that mimic the sun-soaked sand just steps away. After a day in the sun, relax by watching the new 42" flat panel television or enjoy a glass of wine on the screened balcony. All of the accommodations feature demi-kitchens to create the perfect vacation home away from home. Greet each morning with a complimentary continental breakfast complete with make your own waffles, an assortment of breakfast breads, fresh fruit, juice and coffee in a beautiful setting on the Inn’s lanai. After breakfast, relax by the pool and spa or take a long bicycle tour of the island’s 23 miles of bike paths. The bicycles are compliments of Song of the Sea. Explore the natural beauty of Sanibel, with two thirds of the island a nature preserve, or find a special treasure in one of the shops on Periwinkle Drive. Whether you chose to relax or explore, Song of the Sea gives each guest the peaceful solitude to reconnect with nature and loved ones. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Song of the Sea

Address: 863 E Gulf Dr, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-7098
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: €185 - €385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Song of the Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Song Of The Sea Hotel Sanibel Island
Song Of The Sea Sanibel Island, Florida
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“All rooms are nice since hotel is only 2 stories and all surround the pool.”
mplsgirl2017, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We loved having one of the four suites on the Gulf”
384lawrenceb, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs! Tile floors are noisy down below.”
Oville, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The ocean front rooms are well worth the extra money.”
Anne07, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Second floor has best ocean views”
davidoW8423EU, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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