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Sanibel Island Beach Resort

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you can't take one more New England snowstorm and you are in serious need of warmth and vitamin D delivered direct from the sun..this is where you go. Walk straight onto to the beach. The provided chairs were great place for consuming a good beach read. Room was a little dated and could use a refresh; and housekeeping could...

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2Thank Lyda S
Sharon T, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for sharing those comments, especially regarding the food at our all new restaurant. The menu and food quality are getting great reviews. So glad you got to get away from the cold for a little while and we are honored you selected our property. We will certainly take your comments about housekeeping very seriously and look for...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time here, I would definitely recommend it to anyone. The beach is beautiful and so is all of the land. Whether you are relaxing in a hammock, shelling, or shopping, it is great. We will definitely come back if we get the chance- what a treat!

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Sharon T, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you! The best testament is a return visit. Your five star rating is truly appreciated.

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a couple of days with my wife and was going to have family join us for a day at the beach. I asked the front desk manager on where the nearest public beach was because house rules would not allow my sister and her husband on THEIR beach because they weren't staying at the hotel. He said...

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2Thank buzzard6943501
Sharon T, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

We do apologize for any perception of any of the employees not caring. We do have beach access on both sides of our property however the parking at those access points is for folks with resident stickers. That may be why he was directing you to either Algiers Beach or Lighthouse beach which are further away from us however they...

Apopka, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This "resort" is a joke. It's an old Holiday Inn, painted to have a nicer facade. I feel bad for anyone who stays here and thinks it will be a nice getaway like my partner and I did. For the record, we've stayed at many different types of hotels, resorts and B&B's because we travel a lot. We don't/didn't expect...

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Sharon T, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Laura for your review. All comments, whether good or bad, are tools that we use to improve on services and quality. I apologize if you felt I was cold in any way as that is not my intent.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is old and our room was Tiny for 2 adults and 2 children. There was no storage to speak of. That being said, our room was immaculate, housekeeping was excellent. The pool is warm, even when the ocean is still frigid. Staff is attentive and friendly. It appears they are in process of rehabbing resort. The deal we...

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Sharon T, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed the beachfront location, the staff and cleanliness. We hope to see you again!

Orange Park, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a crazy person about clean hotel rooms. This room was clean so that was good. It is right on the beach, another plus. But that is about it. The staff was okay. The pool bar and restaurant were over priced and the food was only okay. We were given arm bands that identified us as resort guests. We...

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The resort was ok, not sure why they hand out bracelets. They will charge $35 if you lose them. The best part of the hotel is the location. Easy walk to the beach. Beach chairs available if your staying at the resort. Beach is very nice. The room was ok, housekeeping service was uneven. One day no coffee or sugar,...

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Sharon T, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. They are appreciated. I am pleased you enjoyed the location, beach and beach chairs however I will make certain that your comments regarding housekeeping are looked into. We provide daily housekeeping services and all supplies and towels are supposed to be replenished when the room is serviced. We also have a supply of pool towels...

Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The staff and location are great. Rooms are decent, spacious and clean, quiet. Dion was particularly good, but all staff were gracious. Pool was OK. Beach is really nice with easy walking access from the hotel.

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Sharon T, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments. We will certainly share these with staff and with Dion. They are thrilled when they are mentioned in a review and we appreciate your time in doing so. Hope to see you again soon!

Springfield
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The staff and location is what makes this property special. The rooms are somewhat dated but are kept very clean. There is supposed to be an Italian restaurant opening soon and will review that after our visit there.

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Sharon T, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

Such kind comments about the staff and location. Sincerely appreciated and will be shared. We opened La Bella Vita on March 10 and our guests are giving us excellent feedback. Please let us know what you think on your next visit. They are now providing breakfast and dinner in the restaurant and lunch at the poolside tiki bar. See you...

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in just check out what's available on the island to recommend to both Uber customers and people visiting the island. Spoke witn Dylan and Chris at the bar who were most helpful come to find out this was a resort my grandparents stayed at many years ago. Great laid-back atmosphere, easy access to the beach - would highly recommend...

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Sharon T, General Manager at Sanibel Island Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sanibel Island Beach Resort

Address: 1231 Middle Gulf Dr., Sanibel Island, FL 33957-6729 (Formerly Holiday Inn Sanibel Island)
Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sanibel Island
Price Range: RM784 - RM1,717 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sanibel Island Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Sanibel Island Hotel Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Holiday Inn
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
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“Don't pay extra for a room with a view because you are still 1000 feet away from the water.”
gms58, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a pool/ocean view. Otherwise you're looking at a parking lot.”
patriciabZ5456KS, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We avoided the "overlooking pool" option; our corner room added to our light and privacy.”
CNYLaker, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room facing the Gulf if you can.”
tfagerskog, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want a view close to the beach and pool then ask for a view room”
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972stephenp, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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