Island Inn - Sanibel Island

3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, United States, 33957  show map
 3 stars
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Island Inn - Sanibel Island

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Parking on request

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

A la carte restaurant

Picnic area/ Tables

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

Offering loungers, a shuffleboard court and a sun deck, Island Inn lies in a beach area of Sanibel Island near to Periwinkle Way, Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife CROW and Gulfside City Park Beach. This excellent hotel dates from 1895 and was refurbished in 2006.

Island Inn is set near by the unspoiled sandy beach. The city center lies within 3 km from the venue.

Quick access to bars and restaurants is provided.

The venue is notable for the beachfront location within a 40-minute drive to Southwest Florida Reg airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 49 beautiful rooms with an individual safe, a trouser press, satellite television, coffee/tea makers and a refrigerator as well as a dishwasher, a cooktop and a washing machine. Some rooms overlook the sea. The guestrooms feature parquet floor and hardwood furnishing.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the dining room. Guests can dine at Traditions on the Beach and Normandie Seaside Pub located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Services

The hotel offers parking, a lift and a gift shop along with a meeting room, a business center and a copier for both business and leisure guests.

Relax

Parents will find a mini club, a playroom and cribs for their children on-site. On-site sport activities include lawn tennis, snorkeling and volleyball.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of rooms:   49.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Limited time reception
  • Late check-in
  • Front desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Courtyard
  • Elevator
  • Souvenir shop
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Snorkeling
  • Cycling
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa center
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Bay view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of USD 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, United States, 33957

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City Center
  • Sanibel Island
    1.6 mi
Airports
Beaches
  • Gulfside City Park Beach
    1.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of rooms:
    49

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed
Size: 1400 sq. feet
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    Bed type: King-size bed
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        Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Island Inn - Sanibel Island Sanibel Island location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, United States, 33957

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Sanibel Island
                    1.6 mi
                  Airports
                  Beaches
                  • Gulfside City Park Beach
                    1.0 mi
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2006
                  • Number of rooms:
                    49

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                  What's nearby

                  Popular areas

                  • City Center - 1.5 mi

                  Museums

                  • Bailey Matthews Shell Museum - 1.1 mi
                  • Big Arts Ctr - 1.6 mi

                  Parks

                  • Sanibel Parks and Recreations - 1.8 mi
                  • Sanibel Recreation Complex - 2.7 mi

                  Oceanfront Areas

                  Local attractions

                  • Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation - 5300 ft
                    3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road
                  • The Island Cinema - 1.1 mi
                    535 Tarpon Bay Rd
                  • BIG Arts - 1.6 mi
                    900 Dunlop Road
                  • Gulfside City Park Beach - 1.0 mi
                    Sanibel Island, FL
                  • Sanibel Historical Museum and Village - 1.6 mi
                    950 Dunlop Road

                  Near the hotel

                  • The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum - 4700 ft
                    3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2006
                    • Number of rooms:
                      49
                    Hotels nearby
                    Captiva Island Inn
                    3 stars
                    15 km

                    Island Inn Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Island Inn

                    Average guest rating

                    8.2out of 10
                    Fabulous
                    Based on 199 reviews

                    Guest reviews

                    • Older travelers
                      5.8

                      Shelled, took photos, swam, shopped and toured.

                    • Couple
                      7.4

                      The hotel was next to beach, we had a big and clean room with a kitchen corner and several restaurants could be reached by car within a few minutes.

                      The breakfast could have been better. They had coffee, orange juice, joghurt, cornflakes and muffins, but we were missing some toast or bagels.

                    • Older travelers
                      9.2

                      I mentioned that my husband was having a birthday during our stay and we were delighted to find a chilled bottle of champagne and 2 flutes in our room! We also loved the room.

                      Unfortunately the bed was way too hard for me.

                    • Family with children
                      9.2

                      I loved the slightly rustic feel. The location is awesome, the staff is friendly, and the room is super spacious.

                      The pool was definitely not kid friendly. The breakfast was disappointing.

                    • Family with children
                      10.0

                      Location, facilities, comfort. Staff was friendly and helpful

                      Bathroom small and not well decorated compared with rest of room.

                    • Older travelers
                      6.2

                      The location

                      The rooms are a little tired and there was no choice of beds - we had two doubles not the one king size we wanted. The restaurant was ok but not as good as it thinks it is.

                    • Older travelers
                      8.4

                      Appreciated beach front with no charge for parking. Appreciated the new furnishings in the very old motel-like building.

                      Parking area very bumpy.

                    • Couple
                      10.0

                      Everything was amazing for us! The room was luxurious an nice, beach was just almost under our window and the dinner place was with live music!!!

                    • Couple
                      10.0

                      Location of rooms; can see the water from all rooms

                    • Older travelers
                      6.2

                      We were there to attend a wedding. The reception food in your dining room was excellent.

                      Our room had a musty smell & the carpet was badly stained. Bathroom walls & tub need updating.

                    • Older travelers
                      9.2

                      The restaurant on-site was excellent with a very welcoming staff. The desk staff members were helpful and efficient.

                    • Older travelers
                      9.4

                      The location. It was very quiet. The rooms were spacious.However, the room needed updating. The carpet was stained and dirty.The kitchen area cabinets needed to be replaced. The bathroom fixtures were corroded.The faucets were leaking. Other than these few things we enjoyed our stay. The beach was okay, the outdoor area was well kept.

                    • Older travelers
                      5.4

                      Linens were clean. Excellent beach front location in a private area and quiet area.

                      Our room was called a kitchenette. Only thing different from it and a regular hotel room was the addition of a microwave. We never ate at the exclusive dinning room because the "free" breakfast was awful. They served spoiled pineapple four days in a row! Come on! This is a remodeled barracks building. Concrete everything made noises all night long and the steel doors kept us awake. Staff was a plus/minus. Some housekeepers never spoke. Ok, maybe they don't speak English but in 5 minutes you can teach them to say "good morning." But some staff did say hello. Some check-in staff were polite and some were recruited from from a pool of old mean schoolmarmes. I would never stay here again and I would never recommend it to someone unless I hated them. This wasn't really a good value for the money. The one benefit was the beautiful location. I asked the desk staff about activities and they pointed to flyer on the wall. Not exactly a very welcoming orientation.

                    • Family with children
                      10.0

                      Our stay at the Island Inn was really great. The location on the Gulf of Mexico, the "feeling" of old Florida without all the hype, the pleasant and helpful staff, all this made for a wonderful stay at the island Inn. We will be back.

                    • Older travelers
                      8.4

                      We were in a room overlooking the ocean. Hotel has plenty of character so it's not the same as everywhere else you might stay. Traditions restaurant is fantastic but we were lucky as it was a very quiet week.

                      Minor matter was a lack of a room safe. Breakfast was eggs, yoghurt and pastries - an odd combination. Could have done with cereal too.

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Island Inn - Sanibel Island Sanibel Island location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    3111 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, United States, 33957

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Sanibel Island
                      1.6 mi
                    Airports
                    Beaches
                    • Gulfside City Park Beach
                      1.0 mi
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2006
                    • Number of rooms:
                      49