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Waterside Inn on the Beach

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pineapple lodge”(68 reviews)
“the cottages”(64 reviews)
“the kitchen”(48 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was exactly what we had in mind when we planned our trip. Low key, clean, right on the beach. I would definitely recommend for those wanting a nice chill place to stay on Sanibel. The front desk was wonderfully helpful...it was a great experience...More

1  Thank Tania A
Response from WatersideSanibel, Manager at Waterside Inn on the BeachResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the nice review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back soon!

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

A beach getaway with homage to Olde Florida!! This quaint beachfront property is a true gem! My husband surprised me with a birthday getaway which also happened to fall over the new year holiday so he made all of the arrangements himself. I am usually...More

3  Thank annjeediggs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of four, three days at the beach and a really quaint place to stay, made for a nice getaway. Staff was friendly and accommodating. The balcony glass door needed to be cleaned. The view of the beach was hazy at best. I didn't bother...More

Thank 713Love
Response from WatersideSanibel, Manager at Waterside Inn on the BeachResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the nice review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return.

Reviewed 17 May 2018

I inquired regarding a Home-away rental and Waterside replied back by e-mail so I called them directly and booked a unit over the phone after I asked if it mattered if I booked over the phone or online. I spoke with Melissa who was very...More

9  Thank SummerLakeGirl
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Back again for a five day quick getaway. Unlike a lot of the places on the Island, at the Waterside you don’t have to book for a minimum of one week. What I love about this place is the old Florida charm and comfort. Great...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$165 - US$253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$165 - US$253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Sanibel Island
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Sanibel Island
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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bombera17179
4 April 2018|
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Response from David L |
Is there a restriction on dog size?
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melissamistretta
27 December 2017|
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Response from BeverlyOB | Reviewed this property |
There was a hairdryer in our bathroom on the wall. It worked extremely well. No complaints. The bathroom is very small, so the most efficient use of space is absolutely necessary in the cottages. Some may differ because of... More
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anijoamos
18 September 2017|
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Response from WatersideSanibel | Property representative |
Good morning ! \In answer to your question, yes pets are allowed on the beaches on Sanibel , they must be on a leash. Also, Algiers beach is not that far from us. Please is I can answer any other questions please let me... More
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Room Tips
"Best view from the Pineapple Lodge is in 128, meant for 2."
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"Cottages and lodge are all close to beach"
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"Any they all look great"
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"Waterfront cottages for the view and access to the beach--just walk out of your door and you're on the..."
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