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    Island Inn
    Sanibel, FL
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1471 reviewsTripAdvisor (1471)
    Free WiFi

    Guests can hardly find a negative thing to say about the Island Inn, which is a beachfront property on Sanibel Island in Florida. The assortment of amenities at this resort is truly impressive, especially considering there is no resort fee. Travelers looking to get wet can swim in the outdoor pool (heated and cooled) or rent kayaks and paddleboards and explore the Gulf of Mexico. Those hoping to break a sweat can use the tennis and volleyball courts, before winding down under a rented beach umbrella. As far as food goes, there is a complimentary continental breakfast offered daily as well as an on-site restaurant, Traditions on the Beach, where the hotel’s guests receive a discount. Other perks include free parking, an on-site laundry facility (coin operated) and complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the property, including in accommodations. There are 49 guest rooms and suites, which all include flat-screen TVs, tile floors and sun decks. Standard rooms are missing some common amenities, including minifridges and microwaves. Upgrade to a suite for extra perks like a full kitchen and separate living and sleeping spaces. Recent guests rave about the friendly staff here. 

    Sanibel, FL
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1471 reviewsTripAdvisor (1471)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Seaside Inn
    Sanibel, FL
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 782 reviewsTripAdvisor (782)
    Free WiFi

    The Seaside Inn offers views of the Gulf of Mexico from a white-sand beach on Florida’s picturesque Sanibel Island. Each stay at this property comes with a complimentary membership at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. Visitors will also receive access to all of the hotel’s amenities, which include a heated outdoor pool, barbeque grills, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, complimentary parking, and beach chairs and umbrellas. Guests can also make use of Seaside Inn’s array of rental options: kayak and paddleboards for fun on the water; beach toys for playing on the sand; and bikes for exploring inland. (All rentals come at no additional cost, which recent guests loved.) This hotel also provides a daily breakfast basket, which allows its guests to fuel up for the day. Each of the Seaside Inn’s 32 guest rooms features a balcony, a 42-inch flat-screen TV, a partial or full kitchen and complimentary Wi-Fi access, though some past visitors note that the rooms are a bit small. 

    Sanibel, FL
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 782 reviewsTripAdvisor (782)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Song of the Sea
    Sanibel, FL
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 776 reviewsTripAdvisor (776)
    Free WiFi

    Part of a community of resorts on Sanibel Island in Florida, the Song of the Sea boasts a romantic, beachfront experience for its guests. A stay at this property comes with a complimentary membership at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club, where visitors can golf at a discounted rate. Travelers who stay here can also take advantage of the property’s on-site amenities, which range from a heated outdoor pool to gas barbeque grills to a Jacuzzi. Guests can also spend a day relaxing on the beach, where the Song of the Sea provides umbrellas, chairs and towels as well as kayak and paddleboard rentals. Other eclectic perks include free parking, bike rentals and a complimentary bottle of wine upon arrival.  Each of the 30 guest rooms includes a kitchenette, complimentary Wi-Fi access and a 42-inch flat-screen TV with cable channels. Recent guests love the overly accommodating staff, but they also note that the bathrooms – and some aspects of the resort in general – are on the small side. 

    Sanibel, FL
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 776 reviewsTripAdvisor (776)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    West Wind Inn
    Sanibel, FL
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2296 reviewsTripAdvisor (2296)
    Free WiFi

    A gulf-front beach resort on Sanibel Island in Florida, West Wind Inn provides direct access to the white sand beaches that mark Florida’s Gulf Coast. There’s no shortage of things to do at this property, and some of the perks of staying here include a 500-foot stretch of private beach, a heated pool, a sun deck, shuffleboard, corn hole, and bike and paddleboard rentals. When it’s time to eat, the Normandie Seaside Cafe is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the Upper Deck is a pool bar that serves smaller meals. What’s more, this property has 103 guest rooms, each with complimentary Wi-Fi access, a kitchenette or a full kitchen, and a private enclosed balcony or a patio. Recent guests agree that the beautiful ocean views and direct beach access are a significant draw, but they also note that the dated accommodations could use several upgrades. 

    Sanibel, FL
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2296 reviewsTripAdvisor (2296)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Sanibel Inn
    Sanibel, FL
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1453 reviewsTripAdvisor (1453)
    Free WiFi

    There’s plenty to do at the Sanibel Inn, a beachfront property that offers panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico from its location on Sanibel Island in Florida. Each of property’s 93 guest rooms includes a screened-in balcony, a 42-inch flat-screen TV, a minifridge, a microwave, a coffee maker and complimentary Wi-Fi access. A stay here consists of a complimentary membership at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club, where visitors can enjoy discounted golf and live entertainment. Meanwhile, on-site amenities include a heated outdoor pool, beach chairs, outdoor grills and free parking. Visitors can rent everything from kayaks to paddleboards to bikes for no additional fee. The on-site restaurant, Dante’s Restaurant, offers breakfast and dinner dishes inspired by a coal-fired oven. During the afternoon, a poolside cabana serves lunch and cocktails. Recent guests love how much there is to do on the property, but a handful of them have noted that the inn is beginning to show its age and could probably benefit from upgrades. 

    Sanibel, FL
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1453 reviewsTripAdvisor (1453)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Sunset Beach Inn
    Sanibel, FL
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 806 reviewsTripAdvisor (806)
    Free WiFi

    The Sunset Beach Inn sits a stretch of private, white sand beach on the stunning Sanibel Island in Florida. Guests can enjoy a complimentary membership at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club during their stays. The Sunset Beach Inn also has a heated outdoor pool, a shuffleboard court, outdoor barbecue grills and tennis courts. Visitors looking to enjoy the beach can rent umbrellas, chairs and towels. Alternatively, those looking to explore the island’s coast and interior can borrow kayaks, bikes and paddleboards. The inn also offers complimentary continental breakfast baskets daily. Each of the property’s 46 guest rooms features complimentary Wi-Fi access, a flat-screen TV, premium cable channels, a workstation, a microwave, a minifridge and a coffee maker. Recent guests love the Sunset Beach Inn’s beautiful ocean views and private beach access, but some of them note that there are a minimal number of beach chairs and umbrellas available too. 

    Sanibel, FL
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 806 reviewsTripAdvisor (806)
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Sanibel Island Beach Resort
    Sanibel, FL
    3-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 388 reviewsTripAdvisor (388)

    Sanibel Island Beach Resort is a beachfront property on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Located in Sanibel, Florida, the property is relatively close to area attractions like Sanibel Captiva Island and Periwinkle Way. The resort’s 98 rooms have free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen-TVs with cable channels, minifridges, microwaves, safes and coffee makers. Amenities include an outdoor swimming pool with a poolside Tiki bar (which serves lunch as well as drinks), an outdoor tennis court and a business center. Its on-site restaurant, La Bella Vita Ristorante, specializes in Italian-style fare and provides breakfast every morning and dinner every evening except Monday. Recent guests appreciate this hotel’s proximity to the private-access beach, but some of them express disappointment that rooms are small. 

    Sanibel, FL
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 388 reviewsTripAdvisor (388)
    3.0-star Hotel Class