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Sanibel Island Beach Resort

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1231 Middle Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6729 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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A tranquil boutique hotel nestled amid swaying palms and sandy beaches Sanibel Island Beach Resort is a cherished gulf-front retreat for nature lovers - shell collectors and those who enjoy outdoor recreation More mixed with great shopping and dining. Guests enjoy private beach access as well as an outdoor pool and sundeck bike rentals tennis courts hammocks and lounge chairs. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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On the Beach
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$152 - US$476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Holiday Inn Sanibel Island
Also Known As
Holiday Inn Sanibel Island Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Holiday Inn
Sanibel Island Beach Resort Florida
United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
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47Car recommended
Grade: 47 out of 100
23Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
8Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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1 - 5 of 346 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This quaint little resort fits right in with the slow motion and calmness of Sanibel Island. If it's relaxation you crave, this is the place to go. Hammocks, palm trees, private beach and sunshine is all I need and SIBR offers all of this and...More

Thank Robert V
Response from MatthewG3705, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach ResortResponded 1 week ago

Dear Robert V Thank you for your five star feedback on TripAdvisor. I will be sure you pass on your kind words to our team, we hope to see you back soon. Thanks. Matthew G

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed for one night while looking at Gulf Coast University. We were allowed to check in early (noon) and given bracelets to use the pool, beach, eat a picnic lunch at one of the tables even though our room was not ready. The staff...More

1  Thank MammaLax
Response from Sharon T, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach ResortResponded 27 February 2018

Dear MamaLax, Thank you for the 5 out of 5 rating and congratulations on your family member that may attend university in our area. We are pleased we were able to honor your request and that you found the staff to be friendly and accommodating....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort was an exceptional value for all of the amenities that we were provided. Very clean, close to the beach, and exactly what we were wanting in a small boutique resort! Planning to make this an annual visit!More

Thank Tina L
Response from MatthewG3705, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tina L Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased you had such a great time with us and can't wait for you to come back during your next visit to Sanibel Island. I will be sure to pass on your comments to our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have always stayed here every year for the last 10 years but this last time will be our last! They went through a recent remodel but there was rust around the new bathtub. The staff was great as usual, but since it is no...More

1  Thank Tim001Indiana
Response from MatthewG3705, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tim001Indiana Thank you for leaving a review on TripAdvisor. I apologize for any challenges you experienced during your latest visit. If possible I would like to discuss your feedback further in order to improve on any areas of concern, please don't hesitate to reach...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excelent relaxing Beach , pretty town with a lot restaurant and other acomodación . Environ safe , nice okay for family with children’s and singles . Very good warm suny weather. If you like the ocean with sun all day , I recomend Florida USA

Thank Arelly H
Response from MatthewG3705, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Arelly H Thank you for leaving a review on TripAdvisor. We a pleased you had such a great time with us and hope to see you again in the future. Thank you for being our Guest. Kind Regards Matthew G

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7 February 2018|
Response from Lisa A | Reviewed this property |
Construction was underway when we were there, but was not a disruption. Keurig yes. Only 2 caffeinated, 2 decaf. 1 hammock? maybe 2. Nice seating around pool. IDK about bikes.
19 January 2018|
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Response from ftloos | Reviewed this property |
We went Friday after Thanksgiving and they were to start the construction on Monday, closing the pool and pool bar area plus the rooms surrounding the pool area. I'd call the hotel directly as I did just before we left to... More
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"Poolside rooms are nice, and the noise shouldn't be a problem. The hotel was very quiet despite having..."
29 Jul 2018
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"Get the closest room to the beach there are a few buildings."
11 Jul 2018
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"request a beach / pool front room on the second floor"
24 Jun 2018
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"The best rooms are closest to the pool."
20 Apr 2018
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