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seattle, wa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited the Seaside Inn for a week in April for our 40th wedding anniversary. This small, boutique-type accommodation is perfect. It is quiet, has comfortable beds, and you can be lulled to sleep by the sound of the ocean in the distance. And, best of all, you can walk the full length of the beach to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed here several times & it is a delight. Clean, friendly, a terrific breakfast basket delivered to your room each day. It's on the gulf side of the island with a beautiful gulf view from your room. Lounge chairs/umbrellas & beach towels provided too. We are so happy to be back at the Seaside Inn.

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Connie, Thank you so much for staying with us and for sharing such a nice review. We're glad you could join us as part of a wedding celebration and it's great to see how much you found everything your liking throughout Seaside Inn. Please let us know how we can make your next visit with us even more special...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. It is in a great location. It was very quiet and clean. The staff was very friendly. Free breakfast, full supply beach towels, bikes, private beach with loungers and umbrellas. Absolutely worth the money We Loved it and we would definitely stay here again.

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dee, We're glad you enjoyed your visit! It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and I'm glad you found everything at the Seaside Inn to be to your liking and such a great value. I'll make sure your compliments of our staff are shared with them. We appreciate your loyalty, and please let us know what...

Broomall, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to stay one evening during high season and found this place on Kayak. It was really expensive ($425 a night!), but in a great location, right on the beach. We went straight for the beach and found no open chairs or umbrellas. The person at the desk said they are limited to how many chairs and umbrellas they...

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear sstorb, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I'm glad you found us, and that you found our location on the Gulf of Mexico to your liking. However, I'm disappointed to learn of the issues you experienced. Although all of the Gulf resorts get extremely busy as we do, this is the first time I've seen our guests...

Westborough, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Great location on Sanibel. The gorgeous beach is just steps from the rooms, and it's great having use of bikes, paddle boards, and kayaks. Nice to have the little kitchenette. The staff is friendly, helpful and accommodating. Will definitely return!

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Finny, Thank you for the great review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Seaside inn and found our staff to be so friendly and helpful. I will be sure to share your nice comments with them. It was our pleasure to serve you, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Bill Wellman General Manager...

Highland Heights, Ohio
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had a lovely stay at the Seaside Inn. The cottage was gulf front with an amazing view. It was exceptionally peaceful and quiet overall. The cottage was a bit small for three/four people, but the beach access and view made up for that. Most days we received a basket with delicious orange juice and pastry, milk, cereal, yogurt and...

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kathyursu, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your very nice impressions of your visit. You do a great job describing the peace and relaxation that are the essence of a stay with us. I'm glad you enjoyed your complimentary breakfast basket and although I'm glad you didn't miss the one day we missed due to the...

Northford, Connecticut
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My husband and I just returned from a five night stay at Seaside Inn. Small, quaint, charming, quiet, clean and steps from the beach. What could be better! The front desk staff was friendly and so helpful. Thanks to you all!! We had a wonderful time and would recommend this property to anyone who loves the beach and a quiet...

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear, Gardennor, Thank you for taking the time so share such a glowing review of your stay at Seaside Inn. You did a wonderful job describing the experience - it's exactly what we strive to create for our guests every day. Please let us know how we can continue to earn your loyalty. We appreciate your recommending us to others...

chicago
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We've really enjoyed staying at Seaside the past five years with it's great beach and location. We had expected the same experience but were disappointed. On our arrival, we noticed the ice machine was out of order and when we questioned the desk clerk, she told us she had no idea when it would be fixed. When we got to...

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear madelonChicago, Thank you for returning to Seaside Inn - your loyalty over the years is sincerely appreciated. I am glad you and your family enjoyed some aspects of the resort but I'm very concerned about the issues you described and want to assure you that I am addressing each issue individually. By no means - as I'm certain you...

Omaha
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We spent the month of February, 2017 in cottage 102. We are still smiling. We loved the view of the Gulf and the sunrise and the shells and the pool and the staff, especially Tresann who made us feel special at the moment we checked in. We met some lovely people from all over the U.S., some who have been...

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mary, Thank you for sharing such a glowing review of your stay at Seaside Inn! We were so glad to have you as our guest and very appreciative of the very nice accolades of our staff and our facilities. I'm glad Tresann was able to assist with your requests for early housekeeping service - I will pass along your...

Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great location with views (room 112). Nice new beds. Loved the breakfast basket. Walked the beach every morning. Nice to have a fridge and sink, dishes, all necessities. Friendly staff with on site store in case you forgot sunscreen.

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Bill W, General Manager at Seaside Inn, responded to this review

Dear Tracy, Thank you for sharing such nice comments regarding your stay. It's great to see how much you enjoyed the resort and appreciated the service of our friendly staff - I will pass your accolades along to them! We look forward to serving you again, when your travels bring you back to Sanibel Island. Sincerely, Bill Wellman General Manager...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Seaside Inn invites you to rediscover the charm of a quaint beachfront inn on beautiful Sanibel Island where life’s pace is slower. Unwind by the pool or enjoy a day at the beach looking for shells or soaking up the sun. Seaside Inn offers personalized service along with 32 newly renovated guestrooms, suites and cottages with interiors inspired by the sun bleached sand beyond the dune. Each guestroom and suite is furnished with a comfortable king or queen beds with views of the pool or beach. The cottages offer a separate living area with a new sleeper sofa, full kitchen and one bedroom with a king bed. Each cottage has a deck just off the living area to enjoy the Florida sun with family while overlooking the pool. Each day a complimentary continental breakfast basket is delivered to the rooms for the next morning’s enjoyment. While on Sanibel enjoy the wide variety of outdoor adventures. Spend time exploring the 23 miles of paved nature trails that wind through the wetlands with one of the bikes provided by Seaside Inn. Visit the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge to view a wide variety of migratory birds and explore an unspoiled mangrove ecosystem. For more active play, Sanibel Island offers 18 holes of golf on 75 acres of natural lake view fairways and Audubon Cooperative Society wetlands at the Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. For play and relaxation, let Seaside Inn welcome you to the pace of island living. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seaside Inn

Address: 541 E. Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957-5005
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: €162 - €364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Seaside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Seaside Hotel Sanibel Island
Seaside Inn Sanibel Island, Florida
Seaside Sanibel Island
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#11 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Ask for a gulf view room”
hi-wanderer, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Everyroom has a good view. You cant go wrong here.”
Dee_Gnath, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Gulf view rooms have a great screened porch so you can leave the slider open.”
madelonChicago, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Definitely a cottage or a room facing the gulf with a screened porch.”
maryhZ3049GK, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our second floor unit was very quiet.”
586douglasd, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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