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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Pleasant cozy place to stay close to everything, just right for a small family. Steve the gentleman that was on duty their very friendly. would definately stay here again. Clean room, clean pool just the right size for a dip. One thing that could be better if they had a fullsize refrigerator.

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Trying to think of a positive... Here's the bad, maybe I will think of something good by the end. Poor check in, they are converting the office into a room, ? Kitchen: Faucet doesn't move! The frig has broken shelves, the ice maker doesn't work. They painted over (poorly) wall paper! Two wine glasses, lol. Living Room: Wow! the furniture...

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Brewster, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We loved our stay at the Sunshine Island Inn! Our one week escape from the snow on Cape Cod just wasn't enough, so we just booked for three weeks next year. Palm Cottage had everything we needed. Small kitchen, king bed, table, comfortable sofa and chair. The pool is great for an afternoon dip. But the best part is the...

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3Thank MacDuff1953
Dearborn, Mi
Reviewed 9 March 2015

If you are a laid back, low maintenance, not too fancy, budget minded traveler, you will like this place. We are staying in the Banyan Room, it is super spacious, has a king bed, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, and dining area. 2 doorwalls out to the pool. It's clean, (no mold in the bathrooms as reported in 2013. We like the...

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Topeka, Kansas
Reviewed 7 February 2015

My wife and I enjoyed the laid back feeling of this small Inn. Karen was very helpful in assisting us as first timers. Her helper, Steve, was a real plus. We had our small dog with us and the accommodations were great for her. It was a good location for access to the beach where we spent most of our...

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2Thank Chuck G
Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

My husband and I loved our accommodations at this quaint inn here on Sanibel. Quiet, clean, nice location, comforts of home. Our room was clean and inviting. Affordable. Plan on making this an annual spot on our vacation list. Our stay has been wonderful. Karen was very helpful, and kind to us as first time visitors of the island.

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3Thank Melindaannisnothome
Orlando,Fl.
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Small 5 unit Sanibel Island Inn across the street from Beach, u-shaped units surround heated pool creating loud echos when children present. Small units with double beds, kitchen and bathrooms designed for 1 person at a time. Parking just outside of units. Inexpensive Island Inn. Friendly staff.

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 26 May 2014

So we (Husband, wife, 3-month old and a 11y/o black lab) loved the Sunshine Island Inn, in Sanibel. Overall, if you go in knowing what to expect you will not be disappointed. So what should you expect? You should be looking for a beach cabin that is perfect for shaking out you and all of your stuff after a long...

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Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 4 May 2014

This place was very clean. Karen and her staff were very friendly. We called several times before we arrived and someone always called us back in a timely manner. We arrived late Thursday night and we even received a phone call to check on us. We walked across the street to the beach!! The pool was private and clean. We...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 5 March 2014

My husband and I now understand why Sunshine Island Inn was the only place on Sanibel Island that was charging less than $200 per night. The unit we had (Lighthouse) was in terrible condition: broken small window glass, broken screens that did not fit properly in main living room/bedroom and in bathroom, moldy smell in bathroom, unsanitary chipped counter top...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You'll discover tropical paradise and island charm at the Sunshine Island Inn. Located in Old Town Sanibel, we are surrounded by lush palms and the natural beauty of the sleepy Sanibel River. Stroll on Sanibel's famous shelling beaches directly across the street or laze comfortably at our Inn's beautifully landscaped pool. The Inn has a variety of accommodations for families, as well as, some that are especially charming for couples and honeymooners. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunshine Island Inn

Address: 642 East Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: RM639 - RM956 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunshine Island Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Sunshine Island Hotel Sanibel Island
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Only 6 rooms I believe”
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“Rooms are priced according to size. Tropical Paradise room is the most private. It is a two room suite.”
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“One of the few economy places on Sanibel. Banyan Room is very large”
jdamianlapko, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We loved the size of the Banyan room. Also, dogs are welcome. Made a new friend, Dunkin, while visiting.”
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